Category Archives: Plein Air

Elusive Memories

After 13 years exploring the interaction of memory and sense of place, the title of this exhibition, “Sense of Knowing,” May 1-31, speaks to a deep underlying unity among Michael Madigan’s recent paintings. Gleaned from numerous trips to coastal areas … Continue reading

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The Recession is Over!

While there may be a “lag” in some respects, one look at this painting, “Headin’ to the Barn” by Dick Van Duzer, makes me think happy times are here again. The weather tells me there is renewal and rebirth, and … Continue reading

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It’s Almost Spring!

And that’s also the title of this painting by Joe Kazimierczyk. During the month of March, Artists’ Gallery is exhibiting the work of landscape painters Michael Schweigart and Joe Kazimierczyk in the gallery’s first show in its new location at … Continue reading

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The Long and Winding Road

I know I’ve been down this road before. It could be upstate New York, it could be Maine or Massachusetts. Or it could be Lambertville. It’s sort of parallel to a major road, and it’s slightly up on a hill. … Continue reading

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Save the Park!

You know you’re living in dire times when the nation’s parks are threatened. Fortunately, artists are rallying to the cause. Canal Frame-Crafts Gallery will showcase the work of area artists who have joined forces to help in the fundraising efforts … Continue reading

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Return to Plein Air

I can’t tell you exactly where this river scene is, but I know I have biked past it so many times, I feel in my heart it is a place I know as well as my backyard. “For the past … Continue reading

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Beauty of the Seasons

Thanksgiving kicks off this special time of the year when we look inside ourselves. As the light is dying outside, the candle still burns within us, and what a wonderful time of the year to be sentimental and view magnificent … Continue reading

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Home for the Holidays

Pretty soon, when all the leaves have fallen and been raked, we’ll be hunkered down for the winter. Maybe we’ll have snow, maybe we won’t — but wouldn’t it be nice to be in a house like this one, surrounded … Continue reading

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Monhegan Scenery

Stockton artist Jerry Cable recently returned from Maine and will host his second annual exhibit, Island Magic II, in his studio in Stockton, through Oct. 18. The exhibit will feature recent oil paintings of Monhegan Island and Coastal Maine. His … Continue reading

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Beautiful Bucks in Fall

While enjoying the magnificent fall foliage in upper Bucks County, view the artwork at Big Tree StudiosĀ  (pictured, at left: Christine McHugh’s “Cuttaloosa Afternoon) and discover established and up-and-coming artists Big Tree Studios announces its first showing of First Sunday … Continue reading

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