Art Notes May 6

MOTHERHOOD: The collage ‘Flocks’ by Laura Harvey is one particular of numerous artworks available at Solace Gallery in Surf Metropolis. (Artwork by Laura Harvey)
Period Starter: Solace Studio and Gallery, at 2312 Extensive Beach Blvd. in Surf Town, is now open up Saturdays from noon to 4 p.m. as nicely as by appointment or by opportunity and presents a 10 % price cut on picked floral and nonetheless everyday living paintings for Mother’s Day.
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Blooming: The Pine Shores Artwork Association’s “Spring Show” is on the web by Could. See dozens of paintings by this focused group of artists who support each individual other with friendship, encouragement and options during the COVID pandemic.
Artwork Courses: Pine Shores carries on its artwork courses and workshops. The limited reopening of its Manahawkin studio at 94 Stafford Ave. follows thorough pandemic safety measures in a sequence of in-individual courses, along with a sequence of stay online, interactive lessons via Zoom. The studio is also open up for 15 users only: “Do Your Possess Thing” on Thursdays from 3 to 5 p.m. (register at 609-660-8062) and “Portrait” periods, Thursday evenings at 7 (register at with a $5 design cost. Participants must wear masks and sanitize their stations PSAA has the supplies.
Membership info, course specifics and registration information are located at For even more facts, simply call PSAA registrar Jeanne Easton at 609-488-5838.
Outsiders: The PSAA Plein air portray group fulfills at Cattus Island Ocean County Park in Toms River on Thursday, May well 20 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.  Deliver your very own provides and acquire every little thing home with you, together with utilised paint h2o and solvents.
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Spring Forward: The beautiful, occasionally mysterious New Jersey Pine Barrens are the topic of an exhibition at the Lengthy Seashore Island Basis of the Arts and Sciences in Loveladies as a result of May possibly 31. “The Pinelands” is a team exhibition of 24 artists whose artwork focuses on the location regarded as the Pinelands Reserve in New Jersey – a UNESCO Entire world Biosphere Protect.
Photography, drawings, paintings and mixed media showcase the splendor of nature, loaded landscapes, wildlife habitats, changing weather conditions and architectural structures. This unique area of New Jersey landscape with its important environment also presents a exclusive chance to hook up art with science. Setting up in May perhaps, the LBIF hosts four distinctive gatherings in concert with the exhibit: Sign up for environmental educator, naturalist, and outdoor journey journey chief, John Volpa on Saturday, May 1 at 11 a.m. for a digital journey via the pines to the ocean. Along the way, Volpa will explore the geology, history, and ecology of this unique ecosystem. He will also give tips for getting some of its exclusive spots on foot or paddling the Pine Barrens’ tea-colored rivers.
On Saturday, Might 8, at 11 a.m. Carleton Montgomery, govt director of the Pinelands Preservation Alliance, will speak about how the Pinelands conservation guidelines perform, how effectively they are performing, and how individuals are making use of a selection of strategies and functions – which includes artwork – to make sure the Pinelands survives as 1 of Earth’s good normal treasures.
Photographer Albert Horner will take the ground on Saturday, Could 15 at 11 a.m. to share a prerecorded gallery wander-via of the exhibit, giving his perception to this one of a kind prehistoric natural environment. Following the stroll-by means of, Horner will be offered for a stay, virtual Q & A session.
Photographer Richard Lewis will talk about his reserve Photographing the New Jersey Pinelands as perfectly as the operates that are a portion of the Pinelands Exhibition for the duration of a live event at the gallery on  Friday, Could 28, at 11 a.m.
Contact for Artists:  The LBIF has opened purposes for quite a few exhibit chances. The deadline for “Create Copies of Masterworks” is May perhaps 15. Artists typically duplicate masterworks as a way of mastering this demonstrate will glance for straight copies, interpretations of masterworks like people satirical or comedian. The juror is Jennifer Thompson, curator of sculpture and painting at the Philadelphia Museum Of Art.
The deadline to sign-up for “Plein Air: Island Life” is May perhaps 16. Artists will be chosen to paint the LBI surroundings for the duration of two months this summer months and then participate in the exhibit. The juror is Kathleen A. Foster, Senior curator, Philadelphia Museum of Artwork.
The LBIF is open Tuesday by Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. For up-to-day information and facts, e mail place of or call 609-494-1241. The web page is
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Acquired to Have Mates: The month to month Art Chat held at the Union Market place situated on the grounds of the Tuckerton Seaport has resumed and will fulfill the to start with and third Tuesdays of each month at 10 a.m. Artists are invited to provide accomplished performs or functions in progress for a helpful critique. This is not a function session. Members ought to be prepared to order a foodstuff merchandise from the Industry as a thank-you for the house to meet. COVID 19 precautions utilize. Convey a chair.
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Connect with for Artists: The Beach Haven Chamber of Commerce invites good artists and craftspeople to submit applications for the third yearly Juried Art Walk and Outdoor Competition. The competition provides artists, artwork fans and art collectors with each other with the Long Seaside Island community for a working day of arts appreciation and enjoyable.
The Artwork Stroll will be held Saturday, June 12 (rain day: June 13) on Bay Avenue concerning Sixth and Pearl streets in Beach front Haven. The Art Wander was canceled in 2020 owing to COVID, so this year’s function is an crucial instant for Beach front Haven and site visitors to appear alongside one another safely and securely and celebrate attained artists from across New Jersey. Wonderful arts and crafts will be accessible for obtain, and the competition will also element live tunes, confront portray for children, photography, ceramics and a lot more.
Artists are invited to full the software at Submissions will be reviewed by a jury selected artists will be informed in just seven days of submission. The application deadline is May 15.
There is no software charge. If acknowledged, booth service fees are: one house (10 toes vast by 10 ft long), $100 double house (10 ft by 20 toes), $185. Inquiries? Email
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Artist Possibility: The LBI Open up Studio Tour is seeking artists for a person or equally times of the two-day occasion, Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 14 and 15. This self-guided tour of public and non-public artwork studios and galleries helps area artists marketplace their do the job and contributes to community consciousness about the visible arts currently being designed on Long Seaside Island. The PDF of the software can be downloaded from the web-site.  —P.J.

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