Tag Archives: Bucks County

Inner Vision

I know this table! I’m pretty sure I saw this in his studio when I visited John Sears several years ago. The late Mr. Sears’ illustration will be on view at the James A. Michener Art Museum‘s Bucks County and … Continue reading

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Eye of the Elephant

The carriage house on King’s Oaks Farm in Newtown, Pa., where Alex Cohen paints was once an apartment occupied by itinerant airmen. His grandfather was the aviator who cut a runway through the fields on the farm. While the airfield … Continue reading

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New Look at New Deal Murals

Curious about the fabulous murals in the heart of our capital city? Enjoy a six-block walk in Trenton led by David Leopold, guest curator of Charles W. Ward: Paintings for People, on view at the James A. Michener Art Museum … 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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Dumpster Diving

Everything Rebecca Kelly creates exudes a wonderful sense of whimsy and pathos (at left, her mixed media work, “Sad Clown”). This multitalented woman is a storyteller, teacher, artist, and now curator. She has put together transFORMation: Art Made from Recycled … Continue reading

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Scooping the Michener

Well, OK, it’s newspapers you scoop, not museums, but the Coryell Gallery in Lambertville is going to be showing the work of 1930s-era painter Charles Ward before the Michener opens its show Oct. 31 (it runs through Feb. 14, 2010). … Continue reading

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Paint Your Heart Out in New Hope

What could be better than basking in the shade of a weeping tree along the river on a warm summer day. Sandy Askey Adams has perfectly captured this feeling in Newtown, Pa.’s Tyler Park. She will be one of four … Continue reading

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The Farms of Hunterdon County

Recently, while attending my younger son’s graduation from Oberlin College, I learned it is now socially acceptable to say you want to be a farmer as your career. In my high school yearbook — I’m not even going to tell … Continue reading

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Get Wired

Want to learn to make wire jewelry? Artist Ann Glaser will offer four classes in jewelry-making at her studio, Rewired Designs, 1624 Chestnut Ridge Road, Upper Black Eddy, Pa. (If you want to drool over her designs, like the one … Continue reading

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Starry Nights

I am a sucker for these Bucks County winter night scenes, especially George Sotter’s “Bucks County Night Scene” pictured at left. It can be seen at the Gratz Gallery‘s Holiday Celebration Exhibition through Jan. 31. George William Sotter (1879-1953) painted … Continue reading

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