“Mr. Dylan,” a mixed media work by John Nebesney of Princeton, has won the Hughes Award to an Artist Exhibiting at Phillips’ Mill For the First Time.
The prestigious 80th Annual Phillips’ Mill Juried Art Exhibition is the first and most continuous art event which exhibits only the works of Delaware Valley artists. This show is considered by many to be an excellent way to view the works of the areas very best artists, as it only accepts artists living within a 25 mile radius of Phillips’ Mill. The exhibition which takes place each fall is not only a favorite with local art aficionados, but also draws collectors and gallery owners from New York, Philadelphia, New Jersey and other areas. All of the artworks are for sale.
The exhibited art includes oils, watercolors, prints, mixed media, drawings and sculpture and represents both modern and abstract as well as traditional styles. The art exhibited was carefully selected by this year’s jurors: For painting, artists Mel Leipzig and Nessa Grainger and Kate Somers, fine art consultant and curator; for sculpture, sculptors Jonathan Shahn and Elizabeth Miller McCue.
It is at the discretion of the jurors to award a variety of cash awards to the artists. This year, 30 awards are being presented with a total cash amount of more than $14,000.
Phillips’ Mill 80th Annual Juried Art Exhibition will run through October 31. Daily 1-5 p.m., adults $3, seniors $2, students $1. Phillips’ Mill, 2619 River Road, New Hope, Pa.