Artists from the eight southern-most counties of New Jersey are featured in the exhibit, “Nature & The Landscape: An Environmental Perspective,” currently on view at Gallery 50, Inc., in Bridgeton.
“With this many landscapes, you are certain to walk away with a sense of place that is southern New Jersey,” said Gallery 50 Board Member Anne Feinstein.
The landscape theme is represented in paintings, pastels and sculpture.
A “Best of Show” was given to Millville’s Ellen Gavin for her work, “Summer's End.” The “People's Choice” award was given to Joe Rademan, of Sewell, for his work, “Light from Above."
Also receiving awards were: Best Portrayal of Wetlands — Rich Flanegan, of West Cape May; Best Oil/Acrylic — Lynn Martini, of Vineland; Best Work on Paper — Alex Alampi Jr., of Pilesgrove; Most Creative — Kathy Baldissero, of Pittsgrove. Honorable mentions were given to: Payer, of Pilesgrove; Maryann Cannon, of Millville; Diane Flanegan, of West Cape May.
Complementing the inside gallery show is a window display of the works from a one-day plein air painting contest sponsored jointly by Cumberland County's Cultural & Heritage Commission and Gallery 50, Inc.
Artists receiving awards for the plein air contest were: Chuck Law, of Linwood, for “Morning on the River,” first prize; Jeanne Bruneau, out of state, for “Seen Better Days,” second prize; and Anne Feinstein, of Bridgeton, for “Creme de Menthe,” third prize.
The exhibit and window show both run to Sept. 28.
Gallery 50, Inc., is located at 50 East Commerce St., Bridgeton. Hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m, Wednesday through Saturday. For information: 856-575-0090 or Gallery50.org
he Noyes Museum of Art of Stockton College presents “Victor Grasso: Fable,” a solo exhibition running through Jan. 5, 2014. Grasso will also give an Artist Talk 6:30 p.m. Sept. 26. An opening reception takes place 5 to 8 p.m. Oct. 4, with the artist in attendance. The Noyes is located at 733 Lily Lake Road, Galloway Township. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays, until 8 p.m. Thursdays, noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. Admission: $5 adults, $4 students and seniors. 609-652-8848 or NoyesMuseum.org
Ocean City Fine Arts League announces the winners of its September tree-themed show: First place: Marilyn Brent, of Linwood; Second place: Patricia Boyd, of Avalon; Honorable mentions: Wanda Kline, Ocean City; Deb Spinella, Mays Landing; Diane Brown, Somers Point, and Karen Haverland, Northfield. All art is for sale and supports local artists. The show hangs through September. The gallery is located at 608 Asbury Ave., Ocean City. Hours are: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Monday. Information call 609-814-0308 or OceanCityFineArtsLeague.org
Hammonton Arts Center, 219 Bellevue Ave., Hammonton, announced the winners for the “Drawing & 3 Dimensional Recycled Art Juried Exhibit,” on display to Sept. 28. The exhibit is free and open to the public and all artwork is available for purchase. First Place: Dominic Martelli, Sicklerville; Second Place: Charles Branigan, Greenbank; Third Place: George Perez, Vineland; Honorable Mentions: June Mahana and Lynne Norick. HammontonAartsCenter.org
Hammonton Arts Center, 219 Bellevue Ave., Hammonton, is accepting entries for its October 2013 Annual Juried Photography Exhibit. The exhibit is open to all artists. All work must be hand delivered to the Hammonton Arts Center Sept. 25 or Sept. 28 during gallery hours. Information: HammontonArtsCenter.org
“All About Light,” the current exhibit of Galloway Cultural Arts, runs through Sept. 21 at the Galloway Library, Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway Township. The exhibit is open during regular library hours. Submissions for the next show, “South Jersey Life,” can be dropped off 10 a.m. to noon, Sept. 21. Information: GallowayCulturalArts.org
The Noyes Museum of Art of Stockton College exhibits “Celebrating Fred Noyes,” to Sept. 23. The Noyes is located at 733 Lily Lake Road, Galloway Township. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays, until 8 p.m. Thursdays, noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. Admission: $5 adults, $4 students and seniors. 609-652-8848 or NoyesMuseum.org
Accent Gallery and William Ris Gallery collaborated on a new exhibit that can be viewed through the summer in the Surgical Pavilion Public Gallery of Shore Medical Center in Somers Point. Contact William Ris Gallery at 609-368-6361.
The Noyes Museum of Art of Stockton College presents “Sacred Earth Designs,” an exhibition of photographic artwork by Liz Wuillermin, running to Nov. 17 at the Gallery at Seaview Resort, 401 South New York Road, Galloway Township. The Gallery at Seaview is free and open daily to the public. 855-894-8698 or noyesmuseum.org
Rae Jaffe is the featured artist at the new exhibit at Latz’s By the Bay Restaurant, 801 Bay Ave., Somers Point, running through Oct. 31. Information: 609-788-8838 or LatzsByTheBay.com; or 609-653-4991 or GreatBayArtGallery.com
The Noyes Museum of Art of Stockton College presents its “Signature Artists” exhibit through Nov. 24, with an opening reception from 5 to 8 p.m. Oct. 4. The annual exhibition showcases the work of 30 artists throughout the region in mixed media, painting, sculpture, ceramics and fiber compositions. The Noyes is located at 733 Lily Lake Road, Galloway Township. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays, until 8 p.m. Thursdays, noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. Admission: $5 adults, $4 students and seniors. 609-652-8848 or NoyesMuseum.org
Cape May County
The Lower Township Library, 2600 Bayshore Road, Villas, will feature the work of local artist Catherine Bosna during the month of September. The library is a branch of the Cape May County Library system, open 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, Thursday; 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday and Friday; and 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday. 609-886-8999.
The Cape May Artists Cooperative Gallery features three of its members’ work during the month of September. Sharing the spotlight are artists Barbara Colosi with porcelain painting and handmade jewelry, Eliza Dietz with wearable art, and photographer Joe Evangelista. The Artists’ Coop is located in the West End Garage, 484 W. Perry St., Cape May. Call 609-770-8261 for information.
Painters Patricia Neville and Linda Pendrak, both members of the Cape May Artists’ Cooperative Gallery, exhibit works during the month of September at The Mad Batter Restaurant, in the Carroll Villa Hotel, 19 Jackson St., Cape May. The restaurant is open daily. For information call 609-884-5970.
SOMA NewArt Gallery features new works by Stan Sperlak and Victor Grasso through Sept. 22. The gallery is located at 31 Perry St., Carpenters Square Mall, Cape May. Hours are 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily. 609-898-7488 or SomaGallery.net
Photographs and mixed media works by Glynnis Reed are exhibited at the Ocean City Arts Center, 1735 Simpson Ave., Ocean City, to Sept. 30. The Center is open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., Monday through Friday, and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. 609-399-7628 or OceanCityArtsCenter.org
“Offering,” a new concrete sculpture by artist Katherine Stanek, can be viewed until the end of September on the grounds of Saint Mary’s Episcopal Church, 9425 Third Ave., Stone Harbor. The placement of the sculpture is the result of a collaboration between Stanek, the William Ris Gallery which represents the artist, and the church.
“The Paintings of Glenn Rudderow: Reflections on Nature,” solo exhibition and sale, to Oct. 6, at WheatonArts and Cultural Center, 1501 Glasstown Road, Millville, WheatonArts.org
The Jersey State Council on the Arts “Visual Arts Fellowship Showcase Exhibition 2013” runs through Nov. 1 at the LBI Foundation of the Arts & Sciences, 120 Long Beach Blvd., Loveladies, Long Beach Island. A reception for the participating artists will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Sept. 27. The gallery is open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. 609-494-1241 or LBIFoundation.org
Unshredded Nostalgia, 323 S. Main St., Route 9, Barnegat, announces its next poster exhibit, “Military, Movie and Theater: Pre-1930’s,” on Veteran’s Day weekend, Nov. 9. The exhibit runs through December. More than 75 posters are included in the display. Unshredded Nostalgia gallery is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. 609-660-2626 or 800-872-9990 or UnshreddedNostalgia.com
Pine Shores Art Association, 94 Stafford Ave., Manahawkin, weekly open studio sessions: Sundays: Portraits, 1 to 3 p.m.; Mondays: Portraits, 7 to 9 p.m.; Tuesdays: Artists Helping Artists, 7 to 9 p.m.; Wednesdays: “Do Your Own Thing” 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Thursdays: Life Drawing, 7 to 9 p.m. 609-597-3557 or PineShoresArtAssociation.org
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