People and Places Annual Members Exhibition 2010
September 10 - October 1
This year’s theme People and Places serves as the beginning of the Arts Council of Princeton’s Community Portrait Project
The Arts Council of Princeton’s Annual Membership Exhibition is open to all artists who are current members of the Arts Council. Member artists submitted works in a range of media including painting, drawing, mixed media, photography, printmaking, ceramics, and sculpture.
This year’s theme People and Places serves as the beginning of the Arts Council of Princeton’s Community Portrait Project. The ACP is dedicating the year beginning in fall 2010 to “Portraits” as a community wide arts theme. For this show members were invited to help us kick off the Community Portrait theme by entering artwork that pertains in some way to the theme of “Portraits” which can be broadly understood as the many ways we ‘see’ each other: Depictions of identity, people, places, ideas, feelings, and moments are included. We are pleased to have close to one hundred works in this annual membership exhibition and look forward to continuing the Community Portrait theme throughout the year in dance, music, theater, and visual arts that relate to this concept of portraits.
September 10 – October 1, 2010
Vietnam is a country in transition. Intrigued by the rapid transformation of Vietnam, one of the fastest growing economies of the world, Mark Ludak and Andrew Cohen have returned multiple times to photograph this region. A dynamic, youthful country, especially seen in mega-cities like Ho Chi Minh City (Sai Gon), it is a country where the traditional and contemporary are reconstituted into distinctively Vietnamese manifestations.
Local Women in their Crowns: A Portraits and Stories Community Project
In conjunction with McCarter Theatre Center‘s production of Crowns, directed by Regina Taylor, the Arts Council of Princeton and McCarter have partnered to create Local Women in their Crowns: A Portraits and Stories Community Project. Inspired by the book of the same name from which Crowns was created, this visual storytelling project captures portraits and the shared stories of Black women of all ages and backgrounds in their church hats. The culminating exhibition serves as a celebration of African American culture and tradition on display at …
Recent Small Still Life Paintings
Joe Kossow received a Master in Fine Arts degree from The American University in Washington, DC in 1982. He was fortunate to have studied with Ben Summerford,Robert D’Arista, and Jack Boul. In 1983, he co-founded the Washington Studio School with Lee Newman, Carlton Fletcher, Jack Boul, Susan Yanero, David Holt, Jo Weiss, and Katie Murray. Joe taught at the Washington Studio School and local Washington area colleges for 8 years. He was awarded the Elizabeth Greenshields prize in 1983. His work has been shown in …
More than 2,000 donors are acknowledged in this one-of-a-kind sculpture by Joshua Kirsch …
The Neighborhood Portrait Quilt is part of a permanent exhibition that tells a story of important leaders and residents. …