River Harvest III, acylic & mixed media on canvas, 30" x36".
Fall Reflections, oil on canvas, 36"x 36".
The Simple and The Sweet
Yoyos, oil on linen, 24"x 36"
Coastal Agave 1 & 2, each is acrylic on canvas, 16"x 24"
Ladies in Waiting
Black Boa, oil on canvas, 40"x 30".
The Gardenia, oil on panel, 22"x 24", framed.
Wintertime Exhibit 2015
"Fells Point, Baltimore" by Eric Fowler. Oil on canvas, 16"x 20"
Baltimore Harbor Series #5, oil on panel, 6"x 7".
Marion Di Quinzio
Color in Motion
Now If You'd Only Hold Still, oil on linen.
Re-imagining Hunterdon & Bucks
River Valley At Sunset, oil on linen, 24"x 36".
The Boxes, by Martin Landau, oil on canvas, 24"x 24", 2014.
Family, Friends, & Other Strangers
San Francisco Area Fighter A351, oil on linen, 36"x 48".
Falling for a Tale, 2014, oil on linen.
4th Annual Winter ExhibitionOut on a Limb, Terri Amig, 2013, oil on linen, 30"x 60".
Over Orvieto, 2013, oil on canvas.
Wondering If It Will, 2013, oil on canvas, 36"x 48"
The Nature of Things
Lily Pond, 2013, oil on canvas, 8"x 16"
Cold Storage Beach, Truro, Denise Dumont, oil on linen,16"x 20"
"Though I spent many formative years here, in June 2012 I attempted to re-explore Lambertville and the Delaware river; to try to see it with fresh eyes. This effort to approach a place which is so familiar to me and imbued with such strong emotions, was naturally not without difficulty. Lambertville is so full of meaning for me. I grew up here, learned to ride a bike here, fell in love and got married here. I have family here and make a pilgrimage here at least once a year. More than anything, a large part of me still considers it home. Deep familiarity with a place can make it very hard to truly see it. It’s like when someone visits your home for the first time and asks you about some object in the living room that you hadn’t noticed for years."
On a Clear Day
Eric Fowler has been documenting the everyday world around us through his paintings for well over a quarter of a century. His work has been compared to that of American painter Edward Hopper. While Hopper was considered a realist, Fowler is better described as an expressionist, as his work is an expression of inner experience rather than solely realistic portrayal, as he seeks to depict not objective reality but the subjective emotions and responses that objects and events arouse in him.
Kate Sparks Garden II, pigment sticks on watercolour paper mounted on canvas, 41"x 29".
Fresh Picked is an assortment including recent pigment stick paintings by Virginia Fitch, which include local scenes of “flora” that maximize this medium’s brilliant jewel tones. The artist sought out colorful rural places, both wild and cultivated, for painting sites that provided the initial inspiration for these non- traditional plein air landscapes.
Primary Suspect, acrylic on paper, 6"x 8", framed.
These small works on paper were created during several summer sessions painting outside on the shores of Lake Michigan, using a sketchbook a set of primary colors and black and white acrylic paint using a full soft sable brush and water.
San Francisco Area Fighter A956, oil on canvas, 30"x 40".
For this exhibition, Lambertville artist Elise Dodeles has continued to focus her attention on photographs found in libraries and archives. Specifically, Elise has used as inspiration an album of 1½ x 2½ inch photos of mostly anonymous San Francisco area fighters taken during the years 1910-1930, which she found in the Rare Books Department of Princeton University where Elise works part time.
How Did I Get Here?, oil on linen, 36"x 48"
Terri Amig is a very fine and sensitive painter, capturing the very essence of her animal subjects. Every eyelash, whisker, and glint in the eye is rendered with astonishing detail.
Terri elevates these seemingly simple depictions of domestic and wild animals, to the point where they are the focus of great portraits. There is much thought, respect, and relevance which Terri gives to each animal.
Lambertville in March, oil on linen, 28”x34”.
John Schmidtberger paints en plein air in various scenic locales along the Delaware River and within Hunterdon County. By capturing the light that is being cast, in his visions he depicts those perfect times of the day. His paintings of familiar places are amplified by his use of bold shadows. Schmidtberger’s work has a very rhythmic quality, evident in both the brushwork and in composition.
John Schmidtberger lives and paints along the Delaware River in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. After receiving his BFA and MFA from the University of Pennsylvania, John has exhibited his paintings widely, including the James A. Michener Museum, The Quiet Life Gallery here in Lambertville, and SFA Gallery in Frenchtown.
Spring on North Union Street, acrylic on board, 34 3/4"x29" framed
New Jersey artist Eleanor Voorhees studied art in Tuscany with the University of Georgia during an exchange program in 1993. After earning a Bachelor of Fine Arts from University of Delaware in 1994, Eleanor worked for a New York City publisher in the art department, freelanced illustration, and was employed by architect Michael Graves. Throughout this time, Eleanor Voorhees never gave up her dream of creating beauty that could be lived among, and within.
Now a full-time artist, Eleanor Voorhees has been creating commissioned paintings and murals for private clients and interior designers nationwide. Eleanor has had many solo shows of her paintings, most recently in Lambertville, New Hope, and Princeton.
Roger M. Smith, Misty Morning, oil on canvas, 18"x 24".
Amy Ely O'Carroll, The Way & The Road, oil on canvas, 18"x24".
These are two relatively unknown Delaware Valley artists whose paintings have a story to tell. Each paints in oil in a muted palette, each having an atmospheric quality to their paintings.
Roger Smith paints en plein air and in the studio, capturing familiar Lambertville-area sights as well as views closer to his home. Roger Smith is a psychiatrist, a US Navy veteran, and an artist living in Bucks County, PA.
As the self-described “slowest painter on earth”, Amy Ely O’Carroll paints solely in a studio, working with images in her mind. She jokingly describes herself as both Emily Dickinson and Jan van Eyck.
Amy Ely O’Carroll is a lifelong resident of New Jersey, living in a rural village near the Sourland Mountain.
Our Attention Is, oil on canvas, 30"x30".
The new series, titled From Stillness, by Pennsylvania artist Daniel Watts is featured at the gallery until November 20. Watts is an accomplished painter whose work combines abstraction and depth of colour.
Mont Royal 3, Acrylic on canvas, 14"x28"
Twenty years ago, André Paradis discovered one of his primary and arguably most important media: recycled glass powder. He uses the recycled glass as a medium, which when combined with pure pigments, and other materials, has a marked effect on the light conveyed in each painting.
This series consists of paintings that were inspired by Cape Cod, Massachusetts and Parc du Mont-Royal in Montreal. Paradis regularly bicycles this mountain and Olmsted-designed park, just outside his door, in Montreal.
Speak To Me
Sisters, Oil on Linen, 48"x60"
Terri Amig’s paintings bring the intensity of Renaissance portraiture to her animal paintings, with the intention of rekindling of recognition of a kindred spirit or a reflection of ourselves. Stately heroic portraits of animals stare warmly back at the viewer. These creatures are not images in a distant scene but engage directly, emotionally, and psychologically with the viewer. There is something reassuring about these paintings; a view into a world wholly different and wild, yet at the same time familiar and safe.
Born in Harrisburg, PA, Terri Amig is a full-time artist living in a rural area near Cape May, NJ.
In The Moment
Frenchtown Afternoon, Oil on linen, 14"x14"
John Schmidtberger paints en plein air in locales along the Delaware River, in Hunterdon County, and (in the summer) on the coast of Maine. Street scenes of Frenchtown and Lambertville, a new subject for this artist, are featured in the exhibition. For example, in his painting of a Victorian storefront in Frenchtown, the sense of light is amplified by the use of bold shadows and saturated color. His work has a distinct rhythmic quality, evident in both the brushwork and composition. Schmidtberger does not use photography, and completes his paintings on site, with little or no re-working. Above all, he wants his work to be fresh, and “in the moment”.
Barnstorm, Oil on canvas, 24x30.
The expressive oil paintings of New England-based artist Richard Gombar offered a fresh take on a familiar subject.
Ether,Terri Amig. Oil on linen, 36"x36".
An assortment of wonderful paintings, brought to you by some of our great artists, such as: Terri Amig, Andre Paradis, and John Petach.
Chapter One: The Northeast
From Nov. 5th to Dec. 19th, images by renowned Manhattan-based street photographer Markus Hartel were exhibited.
Having travelled the eastern USA for three months, Hartel unveiled part of his collection of images from the series "The Americans 2010".
Photographs from this series are still available for purchasing. Each image is in a signed limited edition of 25. Contact the gallery for more details.
Les Possibilities, Acrylic and collage on canvas.
From Sept. 10 until Oct. 31,the figurative paintings of Montreal-based artist Adèle Blais were exhibited. This was a recent series titled "Les Ombrelles".
New World Order Pepper, 60"x 48", Acrylic & Mixed Media on Canvas.
From July 23rd until Sept. 5th, the works of John Petach were exhibited.
These original paintings might be described as abstract landscapes,but the results are much more involved.
Impressions are made employing existing elements of the trees and plants.Leaves and bark are embedded
and become part of the painting.
Follow and Away, oil & mixed media on linen, 42"x42".
Richard V. Brown,Tom Byrne & Alicia Milosz
Presenting Three Photographers
From April 2 until May 16, the works of three photographers were exhibited.
Please visit their individual websites for more information.
From February 5th until March 28th, the figurative paintings of Montreal-based Adèle Blais were on exhibit
Orange Koi, Acrylic & Mixed Media, 36"x36".
From November 27th, 2009 until January 17th, 2010 the works of Montreal-based artist Andre Paradis were exhibited.
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