Distinguished Artist Series

Join us on September 17 at 7:00 p.m. online via ZOOM for our Distinguished Artist Series: Henry Rowan, award-winning photographer and director of the Pennsylvania Center for Photography

We are excited to invite you to join Artsbridge’s first virtual presentation with Henry Rowan, live streamed on Zoom. You do not need to create a Zoom account, but you need a device to join in, such as a computer, smart phone, or landline phone. You can view it in your browser on your computer or download the ZOOM app to your phone.

If you have questions, please contact Therese at thalscheid@gmail.com

Henry Rowan presents: Down the rabbit hole, photographing non-existent images

The cellphone camera has exponentially increased image creation. Is everyone a photographer now? Is photography still an art form?

Questions like these will create a stimulating evening when Henry presents via Zoom live-cast so everyone can enjoy it safely from the comfort of home. Rowan’s talk will tackle thorny questions about the nature of photography as art in the digital age. “I’m interested in the very real difference between “taking pictures” and creating photographs that reflect the perceived essence of the image as envisioned by the photographer,” says Rowan, a Doylestown, Pennsylvania resident and photographer. Rowan’s subject matter is eclectic, ranging from portraits for personal and professional use to unique digital images that are works of art. He heads the Pennsylvania Center for Photography in Doylestown, through which he lectures and offers workshops.

Participants will be muted during the presentation, but the speaker will take selected questions from the audience after his presentation, as time allows.

Henry Rowan Photograph

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Artsbridge’s Outdoor Art Sale

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Future Programs and Meetings

We are planning our presentations for 2020 and 2021, possibly by Zoom video conference or in-person at the Mill. The September Distinguished Artist Series is being planned and we will decide how to present it in August and will inform you in the August E-News.

River Rats Plein Air Update

Bob Barish and others have been out painting in locations close to Stockton and Lambertville. You are on your own to go to the same location and set up at a safe distance from others. Please wear a mask if you go to socialize with other artists and create art.

New Members Needed for our Board

We are in need now of a Treasurer/Bookkeeper familiar with QuickBooks and a Vice President in January 2021.

Please contact Gary Fournier at gdfou109@comcast.net or 551-208-5119.

Current Artsbridge Board of Directors:
President, Gary Fournier
Vice President, Sue Ann Rainey
Secretary, Doe Phillips
Treasurer, Gary Fournier
Communications & PR chair, Andrea Wallace
Exhibits chair, Laura Nicholson
Membership chair & E-news, Sue Ann Rainey
Programming chair, Therese Halscheid
River Rats Plein Air Group, Bob Barish

Jeff Charlesworth, Thierry Poirot, Roy Reinard

Chairpersons:
Webmaster, Frank Silva
Communications assistant, Gene Underwood
Hospitality chair, Abby Brooks
Newsletter distribution, Nealie Thompson

Peter Hunt Memorial Art Fund

Our dear friend Peter Hunt passed away in March. At the request of Peter’s family, we have established the Peter Hunt Memorial Art Fund. This fund will be used specifically for future Plein Air painting events or other similar events in his memory. To donate, you may send a check to:

Artsbridge PHMF
P.O. Box 354
Lambertville, NJ 08530

Please write the check to Artsbridge and in the memo line write PHMF. Thank you.

Peter Hunt plein air painting with the River Rats group. Credit: Bob Barish.

Peter Hunt plein air painting with the River Rats group.

Artsbridge Member Sites

All members have the opportunity of being listed on our website as part of membership. We need your information so that we may update our Member Site list. (See our website for the existing list that will be updated soon.) To qualify you need to be a current member of Artsbridge. Please email information that you want listed to Frank Silva at contactfranksilva@gmail.com with the subject “Artsbridge Member Sites”.

We need the following information:

  1. Your name
  2. A 1 sentence description about you and your art
  3. An image of your artwork (around 500kb)
  4. Your artist’s website URL
  5. Your Instagram name/link
  6. Your Facebook name/link

Post Your Art on Artsbridge’s Facebook page

We want to see your art!

Our members are encouraged to post their art on our Facebook page during this time at home.

It will keep us connected while we are separated. We miss you.