The Beauty That Surrounds Us: Celebrating Princeton

by Dave BurwellOctober 30, 2019 - November 30, 2019

Our beloved town of Princeton offers the photographer a wide range of beautiful subject matter.  From our parklands, waterways, and abundance of trees to the amazing architecture and outdoor sculpture of Princeton University, beauty surrounds us every day.  This collection of recent images takes us on a brief visual trip around our wonderful town and the University. Dave Burwell’s lifelong love of nature sparked his passion for photography, and he is grateful to be a full-time photographic artist and teacher.  In his classes and workshops, Dave emphasizes the craftsmanship of

Chip Fisher Memorial Exhibition

by Aaron Fisher; Tracey HillAugust 7, 2019 - September 7, 2019

The Chip Fisher Memorial Exhibition is held in conjunction with the annual Joint Effort Safe Streets Program. On view in the Arts Council of Princeton’s second-level Solley Lobby Gallery, the exhibition features the paintings of Aaron Fisher and collages by Tracey Hill. A reception will be held on Wednesday, August 7 at 5:30pm.  

OptOutside: Friends of Princeton Open Space Photography Exhibition

June 3, 2019 - June 29, 2019

  Each year, Friends of Open Space holds a photo contest that kicks-off during their #OptOutside event the day after Thanksgiving, aka Black Friday, to encourage outdoor time enjoying nature rather than shopping indoors. This OptOutside Photo Exhibition is a culmination of captures from recent years of Princeton’s Billy Johnson Mountain Lakes Nature Preserve taken by amateur and professional photographers alike.   About Princeton Open Space (FOPOS): Now in its 50th year, FOPOS is a nonprofit organization dedicated to acquiring open space in Princeton for

Ceramics by Jenyfer Guethe

by Jenyfer GuetheMarch 30, 2019 - May 4, 2019

Visit the Arts Council of Princeton’s Solley Lobby Gallery to view work by ceramic artist Jenyfer Guethe. My work with clay combines functional pottery with free flowing sculptural forms. Since I was young I’ve been fascinated with how nature seems to have an overall “flow”, similar to how ocean waves are constantly changing the shoreline with each ebb and flow of the tide. This can leave a subtle soft touch on the sand when a gentle wave has pulled away, or a more pronounced sharper

Taking Pause

by Robin ReschJanuary 5, 2019 - March 16, 2019

Taking Pause is a documentary, collaborative portrait project that asks people to reflect on what in their lives feels most essential. With what do we identify and connect most deeply? What truly matters to us and why? The goal is to ask the same simple, thought-provoking question — what is irreplaceable to you — of the widest possible range of participants and to document the differences and commonalities of these reflections while engaging the spectrum of American diversity and disconnections, both political and economic. This

“Clear the Studio” Benefit Exhibition

by Charles David VieraDecember 15, 2018 - December 21, 2018

After four decades of creating art – and in an effort to clear space in his studio – Charles David Viera has graciously donated over thirty artworks to the Arts Council of Princeton to offer to the public for sale. These paintings and drawings will make a wonderful addition to your home or collection. Offered at greatly reduced prices, 100% of the proceeds will benefit the Arts Council of Princeton and their mission of building community through the arts. All works will be offered at

The Shape of Color

by Walter FrankSeptember 29, 2018 - November 17, 2018

The Arts Council of Princeton presents The Shape of Color: Photographs by Walter Frank in the Solley Lobby Gallery. Join us for an Opening Reception on Saturday, October 6 from 3-5pm.   “In 1970, I purchased a Honeywell Pentax 35m camera not long after arriving in San Francisco as a newly minted attorney. My sojourn in California lasted 4 years; Roughly 31 years later I finally bid farewell to my loyal friend and entered the digital age. All the framed pictures in this exhibit were

Cows in Our Town

March 1, 2018 - March 31, 2018

Cows in Our Town is an udderly exciting public art collaboration created by the Arts Council of Princeton and McCarter Theatre Center. Twenty one cows were designed by diverse local artists and placed in popular locations around Princeton from December 2017 – February 2018. Learn more here! The cows have come together to be shown as a group in the Solley Theater lobby in the Paul Robeson Center for the Arts. [/acp_column]

Recent Small Still Life Paintings

by Joe KossowMarch 9, 2018 - March 25, 2018

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