Highland Park artist Cynthia Walling made year long visits to Algeria and Dakar in the 1980s and 1990s. What she brought back are vibrant sketches and water colors of the people and landscapes of Algeria and Dakar, the two countries where she lived.
The Paint and Palette Group of the Metuchen Senior Center is proud to present its second group art show at the Highland Park Public Library. “Paint & Palette art group provides a great opportunity for our seniors with basic capabilities to further develop and sharpen their skills.”
Shelley Phillips, recently retired from a career of teaching art in elementary school, has been busy doing what she loves most – painting! Her work is quite eclectic, including styles ranging from abstract to realistic, themes of abstract florals to landscapes to portraits and people. Shelley enjoys working in oil paints, but you can also view her acrylics and pastels.
Students from the Middlesex County Arts High School and Arts Middle School are exhibiting at the library throughout the month of January. Amit Miretsky, a Highland Park High School student is one of the featured artists. The library display of paintings, photos, and collages is part of the 2014 Touring Exhibit of Student Work from the Arts and Education Center, which has been running the gifted and talented program for teens for 33 years in Middlesex County.
Tom Maugham, an award winning photographer, will be displaying new work at the library in December 2013. Tom Maugham uses a Canon digital camera and produces his prints in his “digital darkroom” using Adobe Photoshop and an Epson photo-quality printer. Tom is a native of New Jersey where he still lives. His work celebrates bridges, farm scenes, and dramatic factory settings. He has won numerous awards in recognition of his technical and artistic achievements.
Broken Wonderland is a new exhibit of illustrations at the Highland Park Public Library which will be in the meeting room from November 1 to November 30, 2013. The illustrations by Piscataway artist Symone Banks represent an imaginary fantasy world filled with magical and supernatural creatures. According to the artist, inspiration came from everyday surroundings, […]
Artist and teacher Shelley Phillips is displaying Origami in the main hall display case from October 3- October 31. Shelley has taught at the Rabbi Pesach Raymon Yeshiva in Edison and has displayed her work at the Grounds for Sculpture in Hamilton.
Blurred Lines, recent paintings by Miriam Lefkowitz, will be on exhibit at the library in October. An art reception will be held on Saturday, October 5 from 2:00 – 4:00 PM. The public is invited. Lefkowitz studied at Mason Gross School of the Arts with Lloyd McNeill and at the The Camera Club of New […]
Lisa Gordon Cameron is an artist, a Licensed Landscape Architect, and a New Jersey native. This body of work developed from many years of commuting on the NJ Turnpike – contemplating the landscape from a moving car, and the blending of human infrastructure with nature. “When you distill something, you are boiling it down to […]
Jonathan Horowitz of PAZ culture system, and Michael Nepomich, a Master of Fine Arts student at Mason Gross are presenting Modern Art, an exhibit of paintings exploring similar themes with color, form and theory.