Tag Archives: New Hope

Beauty in Imperfection

George Nakashima, Woodworker, will be commemorated Aug. 13 by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission and the Nakashima Foundation for Peace with the dedication of an official Pennsylvania Historical Marker placed at 1847 Aquetong Road in New Hope. It was … Continue reading

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Through the Looking Glass

Stained glass has always fascinated me. It is so beautiful to look at, in its patterns and shapes, but even more mesmerizing is what it does to light. Stained glass reminds me of the old houses I grew up in … Continue reading

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Second Skin

Second Skin: Fabrics to Fashions, Textiles to Tattoos, an exhibit of fiber art and wearable art at New Hope Arts Center, is on view through Oct. 24.Pictured, at left, is “Dancer” by Kevan Lunney of E. Brunswick. Ms. Lunney began … Continue reading

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Positively Phillips’ Mill

“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 … Continue reading

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Inhabiting the Spirit

A one-of-a-kind, handcrafted walnut plank stool, donated by Nakashima Studios of New Hope, Pa., will be auctioned by The Peace Cent Oct. 11, 5 p.m., at Middletown Country Club in Langhorne, Pa., 420 N. Bellevue Ave. George Nakashima, the legendary … Continue reading

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Some of my Favorite People

I was so excited to get the press release announcing the jurors for this year’s Phillips’ Mill Art Exhibit, because some of them are my favorite people: Mel Leipzig, Kate Somers and Jonathan Shahn (the others might be favorite people … 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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Doll Face

This babe looks like Gloria Steinem on the set of The Twilight Zone. Valerie Chaucer-Levine photographed her in New Hope, and this, along with other photographs of mannequins, is on view at Hopewell’s Gallery 14 through March 15. Valerie Chaucer-Levine’s … Continue reading

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Snow and Ice

Since winter has never been my favorite time of the year, I’ve always loved the fact that Lambertville and New Hope offer an annual Winter Festival. What better way to break out of the winter doldrums that to celebrate with … 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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