Exhibitions

The Art of Construction

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Concrete, drywall, PVC pipes, wire, milk crates.

You’d fully expect to see these and similar materials at a construction site but not in an art museum. But the Hunterdon Art Museum’s latest exhibition The Art of Construction encourages viewers to see how common building materials can be bent, twisted and shaped to create intriguing works of art.

The exhibition opens Sunday, May 14; a reception and […]

Richard Wengenroth: Water to Paper

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What better place for an art exhibition about water than at a Museum on the banks of a river?

The Hunterdon Art Museum welcomes Richard Wengenroth: Water to Paper beginning Sunday, May 21 with an opening reception from 2 to 4 p.m. There will be an artist talk and refreshments; everyone is welcome.

The exhibition will focus specifically on rivers Wengenroth painted in Sussex County, New […]

RED

Discover the many shades of meaning for the color red at the newest Hunterdon Art Museum exhibition.

RED, which opens Sunday, Jan. 15, features works by 10 artists who use red not necessarily as a predominant color, but because it conjures up a specific emotion or plays a vital role in the work’s narrative.

As exhibition curator Heather Cammarata-Seale explains, red is a paradoxical color; a […]

Steve Sitrin: Shape and Surface

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Artist Steve Sitrin makes ceramic vessels for the pure joy of the creation process, and the surprising results his efforts yield.

“When I am in my studio I feel at peace, and it is in this state that I feel most inspired,” Sitrin noted. “There are many variables in this process which make each piece unique, often yielding beautiful and unexpected results. To me, it […]

Wes Sherman: Variations on a Theme

For the past year, Wes Sherman has been painting the same landscape.

The landscape has a horizon line high on the picture’s plane, a dark plant with several branches shooting upwards in the foreground and a red leafy plant to the right. Through his work, Sherman is attempting to determine how many different ways he can show this same landscape, but change the way he […]

Adam Welch: Brick

Adam Welch creates his art brick by brick. Literally.

Welch makes his own bricks by hand encouraging viewers to consider them as an art form while challenging their perceptions and preconceptions of art, ceramics and bricks.

The Hunterdon Art Museum welcomes Adam Welch: Brick with an opening reception on Sunday, Jan. 15 from 2 to 4 p.m. The artist will discuss his work at the reception, […]

Heather Ujiie: Fairytales, Monsters and Hybrid Creatures

Heather Ujiie’s art abounds with colorful mythical creatures and monsters spinning allegorical stories and fairytales.

Ujiie’s large-scale digital prints present a unique blending of the classical and contemporary. Her solo exhibition, titled Heather Ujiie: Fairytales, Monsters and Hybrid Creatures, runs until Jan. 8, 2017.

“Many of the pieces in this exhibition were inspired from a kind of ‘data’ mashing of both western and eastern world history […]

Susan Eisen: Meditations in Clay

Susan Eisen’s life experiences and travels flow effortlessly through her art.

One can visualize the sand-dune expanses and wadis of the Sinai Peninsula, where she once camped, or sense the dry desert riverbeds of the American Southwest in her large ceramic bowls, vessels and other creations.

“These landscapes just get inside of me so profoundly,” Eisen said. “My work reflects my responses to nature – the […]

2016 Members Exhibition

This annual exhibition showcases the diverse talents of the members of the Hunterdon Art Museum. The artists’ work in an array of media including clay, photography, sculpture, glass, fiber, oils, acrylics and collage.

This year’s juror is Dr. Kirsten M. Jensen, the Gerry & Marguerite Lenfest Chief Curator at the James A. Michener Art Museum in Doylestown, Pennsylvania. In addition to overseeing the museum’s permanent […]

Members Highlight Exhibition: James DePietro

Artist James DePietro finds inspiration for his work from countless sources: a poem, a song, conversations between friends and strangers, quotes he has heard or perhaps something he sees while walking around town.

“All of these various stimuli, directly or indirectly, influence and motivate my creative process,” DePietro said. “They allow me to envision my artwork and help to convey my message about contemporary issues […]