25th Member Exhibition
Prallsville Mills, Stockton, NJ
People’s Choice Award:
Best in Show, Lois Wilson, Wink
2nd Place, Sue Ann Rainey, Old California Truck
3rd place, Joy Kreves, Cosmic Debris
Ty Hodanish Memorial award, Diane Greenberg
Honorable Mention, Erin April Cooper, untitled:the way through
Honorable Mention, Glenn Donnelly, Bucks County Barn
Photos from the 2019 Members show
Prallsville Mills, Stockton, NJ
(Sunday 3/24, open 10am – 12:30pm)
Opening Reception: Saturday, March 23, 3-5pm
ARTSBRIDGE CELEBRATES 25 YEARS EXHIBITING THE REGION’S FINE ARTISTS’ WORK
25th Members’ Exhibition: March 22 through March 31
Artsbridge will hold its 25th Annual Members’ Art Exhibition, showcasing its members’ art: from realistic to abstract, impressionist to contemporary, visitors and collectors will find a wide variety of work that celebrates the energy and inspiration of the river valley region. New members are welcome to join this non-profit organization of over 250 artists and writers. With no entry fee, this show provides a great opportunity for area artists to show and sell their work. In addition to this exhibition, Artsbridge members enjoy many benefits throughout the year including: a “Distinguished Artist” lecture series, a plein-air painting group, discussion groups and more.
Interested artists can find more information about the organization and a prospectus for the exhibition at www.Artsbridgeonline.com. All new and current members are invited to submit one piece of art, and deliver it to the big red mill at the Prallsville Mills on Tuesday, March 19, from 4:00–6:30 p.m. Artists may join and members may renew on drop-off day. All work ranging from oil, watercolor and pastel paintings, mixed media, photography and sculpture will be for sale. Artist Susan Roseman, of Rosemoon Studios and Gallery in Plumsteadville PA will choose the award-winning works, which will be announced at the opening reception. There will be a People’s Choice Award too. Visitors to the show can vote for their favorite work of art, the winner will be announced at the close of the show.
The opening reception for this event will be held on Saturday, March 23rd from 3–5 PM at the historic Prallsville Mills in Stockton, New Jersey–a long-time inspiration for the area’s artists. The show will be open for visitors from 12:00 to 4:00 Fridays through Sundays, March 22–31, and 10 to 12:30 on Sunday, March 24. Be sure to visit this premier art exhibition, and enjoy the start of the spring season along the banks of the Delaware!
Artsbridge has a new president. Congratulations to Gary Fournier from East Windsor NJ. He was elected to a two year term starting in the first of the year. Gary comes with an impressive history of corporate and organization positions. He is a member of the River Rats Plein Air group. Gary is a painter and works mainly with oil, acrylic and water color.
Rodney Miller was awarded the the Artsbridge Artist Laurel. On occasion the Board of Directors vote to give the award to someone for their major contributions to the Arts and the Arts Community. Rodney, as we all know, is a long time member of multiple organizations and is a hard worker for all of them. He has been Artsbridge Vice President, Exhibition Chair as well our photographer in residence. Although he is retiring from the Board, he will continue to work on our shows and programs. The lovely stained glass award (note the camera motif) was designed as always by Sun Flower Glass.
In other news….. more changes to the Artsbridge Board. Doe Phillips has joined the Board as secretary replacing Trudell Green who has moved out of the area. Former Presidents Margie Milne and Edie Sharp are both going off the Board. Edie has moved to Texas, Margie will still be around to help with shows and events as well as the E-News editor (looking for someone who would enjoy doing that job).
HELP WANTED. Artsbridge still has officer and committee spots to be filled in order to keep our organization going.
- Positions We Still Need:
- Assistant for PR and Advertising
- Publisher for the E-News
- Future Show Chairs
If you are interested and have the skill sets to step into, or learn one of these positions send an email to Sue Ann Rainey at firstname.lastname@example.org
SAVE THE DATE
The Artsbridge Members’ Show at Prallsville Mills this year will move from our usual February dates to March.
So mark your calendars. March 19 – April 1. Details on drop off, reception, etc will be posted with a prospectus soon.
2019 Speakers Series
- January – Phoebe Wiley
- February – Florence Moonan’s talk is rescheduled from our weather cancelled November Meeting
- March – Members’ Show, no speaker
- April – Helena van Emmerik Finn
- May- Anne Marie Macari
Note that the schedule is subject to change.
- Provide a better public understanding of the arts in all the creative disciplines.
- Make the arts available to all segments of the community through education, exhibition and performance.
- Nurture local, state and regional arts and artists, enhancing communications among and between artists and providing artists with a greater opportunity to have their work displayed or otherwise exposed to the public.
- Promote quality and professionalism in the arts.
- Fostering communication and networking within the arts community.
- Avail and administer all services and policies to all people of any race, color, national and ethnic origin, age or physical status.
- Finally to provide the community information concerning the arts in the form of seminars, community programs and any other informational media.
If you would like to become a part of this exciting organization, click this link for “Membership and Donations Information”. Come visit one of our community events. Prospective members and the general public are always welcome.