West Windsor Arts Council presents “The Natural Muse”
March 19 – May 6, 2017
Opening Reception Sunday, March 19, 4 – 6 pm
Princeton Junction, NJ (February 28, 2017) – Connection to and inspiration from nature are the focus at West Windsor Art Council’s annual member exhibit, The Natural Muse.
Juror Joy Kreves (www.joykreves.com) selected 32 art works from local artists out of over 85 submissions. Joy received her BFA and MS from Illinois State University and currently works as a mixed media artist exploring the connections between language, psychology and landscape. She exhibits her artwork extensively throughout NJ, NY, PA and Illinois. Kreves is a member of several artist groups including Animal Architects, which will have an exhibition this spring at the Monmouth Museum, NJ
New this year, the West Windsor Arts Council awarded prizes for 3 works of art that exemplify standards of excellence. Selected by the juror, they include:
· Best in Show $100 Prize: Boulder Dancer by Scot Wittman
· 2nd Place $50 Prize: Birth by Bill Plank
· 3rd Place WWAC Membership: Variegated Dahlia by Helene Plank
The Natural Muse will run March 19–May 6, 2017 at the West Windsor Art Center Gallery at 952 Alexander Road, Princeton Junction, NJ. Gallery Hours: Monday through Friday, 10 am-6 pm; Saturdays, 10 am-4 pm. An opening reception with the artists will be held Sunday, March 19, 4 pm-6 pm. Artists will be on hand at the opening to discuss their work. Please visit www.westwindsorarts.org for more information.
Artists featured in the exhibit are: John Aaen (Princeton), Jaime An-Wong (West Windsor), Imma Barrera (Metuchen), Clara Bey (Bayville), John Brecko, Jr. (Ewing), Henry Chao (West Windsor), Lina Chao (West Windsor), Janis Chilton (Howell), Jane Fetter (Lawrenceville), Carlo Fiorentini (Princeton), Michael Graham (Monroe Twshp.), Spriha Gupta (Skillman), Renee Kumar (West Windsor), Lori Langsher (West Windsor), Eleni Litt (Princeton), Robert Lowe (Trenton), Concetta Maglione (Princeton), Wlodek Mandecki (West Windsor), Lucretia McGuff-Silverman (Roosevelt), Helene Plank (Lawrenceville), Bill Plank (Lawrenceville), Marla Powers (Kendall Park), William K. Powers (Kendall Park), Maia Reim (West Windsor), Nancy Scott (Lawrenceville), Margaret Simpson (Hamilton), Judy Tobie (Princeton), Hope VanCleaf (Princeton), Andrew Werth (West Windsor), Scot Wittman (Philadelphia).