Art Notes, March 16 – The SandPaper

Capture IT: ‘Snow Bowl’ is a new picture from inventive staff Chris St. Lawrence and Shawn Casey. Their pictures is presently on display in the Key Gallery and out there to obtain by way of LBIF’s new on the web retail store. (Picture by Shawn Casey and Chis St. Lawrence)
Let us Get Electronic: The Extended Seashore Island Foundation of the Arts and Sciences in Loveladies has revamped its on-line existence and created it less complicated than ever for purchasers and collectors to buy artwork ­– straight from the on line gallery. That’s ideal: Now purchase art from LBIF exhibitions through the organization’s internet site, With the start of the new search and online keep, the basis has pictures by Shawn Casey and Chris St. Lawrence for sale.
Artists’ submissions are still becoming sought for the 2022 exhibition period. The Foundation Arts Competition has rolling admission, and the application period of time is however open up for the “Unmasked” portrait exhibition, juried by Dr. Jessica Todd Smith, the Susan Gray Detweiler curator of American Artwork and manager of the Heart for American Artwork at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Software deadline is Could 2.
LBIF’s artist-in-residence Linda Ramsay’s upstairs studio is open for “Do Your Have Thing” on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month, for making art in any medium. Indication up on-line in progress for five hours of studio time, 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., for $25. Layered clothing is suggested the studio operates chilly or heat depending on the climate. Pack lunch and BYOAS (convey your personal artwork supplies). Glass palettes, easels, stools, tables and chairs are delivered. The 2nd-ground studio is not ADA accessible. Use the exterior stairs on the north side of the major constructing.
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Get Out There: Be aspect of Pine Shores Art Association’s “Plein Air in Pine Air” on Thursday, March 24, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Idea Seaman County Park in Tuckerton. Established up on the shore of Lake Pohatcong, throughout from the Seaport entrance.
“Let’s meet outside,” organizer Andrea Sauchelli invites. “The gentle all all-around right here is terrific, hues sing, forests enchant, inland and ocean waters make spirits soar. We’ve used as well substantially time indoors hiding from the pandemic. Revel in our lovely area and delight in the business of other artists. Occur out to paint!”
All Pine Shores memberships (adults, $35 for every man or woman $60 for every few $25 for teens) can be established or renewed on the web or by sending a look at to Linda Blum, P.O. Box 5, West Creek, N.J. 08092.
At PSAA headquarters, positioned at 94 Stafford Ave., no cost recurring monthly events on Thursdays are “Do Your Have Factor,” 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., and “Artists Encouraging Artists,” 2:30 to 5 p.m. (contact 609-713-7337 to register for both) and untutored portrait drawing periods with a live model, 7 to 9 p.m. Drop in for a $5 product price. An supplemental DYOT session has been additional on Tuesdays from 7 to 9 p.m. (e-mail to sign up). Also absolutely free on Monday afternoons, noon to 3 p.m., DYOT with PSAA at Bay Avenue Group Centre. Drinking water-based mostly mediums only, no oils or solvents.
The latest demonstrate up in the Pine Shores gallery is the Black and White Exhibit, in which all operates were being established working with only pure black and white to make shades of grey – no other colors combined to make black, and no accent hues.
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A Time for Peace: Watch photographer Carol Stauffer’s “Seasons of Life” – an show of character-centered photos infused with religious messages – throughout the month of March at the Barnegat branch of the Ocean County Library Process. Stauffer sights character as “a dwelling canvas of magnificence, harmony and wisdom.”
She grew up in rural Pennsylvania, discovering with her Kodak Brownie digital camera. Her later on studies in education and learning and dance and therapeutic massage therapies brought the head-human body-spirit connection more sharply into aim for her. “Seasons of Life” is free of charge and open up to the general public. For far more facts, make contact with the library at 609-698-3331 or go to
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Demonstrate and Promote: Summer season art show apps are open up for the pursuing area displays: Viking Village Reveals, St. Francis Spring Craft/Art Present and Sale, Harvey Cedars Arts Festival, and the Beach front Haven Artwork Stroll,
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Bunk’s Back again: Artist Jessie Wolfrom, a.k.a. Bunkerfish, returns to Beach Haven this spring with The Bunkhouse, her new enterprise opening in Schooner’s Wharf on Memorial Day weekend. Affectionately named after the again shack on her grandmother’s home, The Bunkhouse will aspect a handmade boutique, classic finds, a performing studio, and a inventive place for weekly art workshops. Adhere to alongside for updates and class schedules on Instagram @thebunkhouselbi.
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Spring Into Artwork: Lessons at Artwork & Décor at Surf City commence in March – weekends only through the very first week of June, then everyday. Karin Battle will lead acrylic/resin pour assignments on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays Joan Thomson will instruct watercolor portray on Fridays and gallery operator Nita Shapiro will instruct on Fridays and weekends. To signal up, get in touch with the shop at 609-494-5038 or connect with Nita right at 732-580-8129.  —V.F.

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