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Kreh Mellick: All the Woodsy Things

2018-03-25T10:58:46-04:00

Artist Kreh Mellick’s work is influenced by a variety of sources from her family’s passion for collecting antiques to her great-grandmother’s sketch books and by Pennsylvania Dutch folklore.  But perhaps nothing is more surprising than the inspiration she felt after picking up an old book of machine drawings. The diagrams of the machines were in black and red ink. The black [Read More...]

2016 Members Exhibition

2018-03-25T10:58:46-04:00

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 [Read More...]

Andrew Hayes: Paper and Steel

2018-03-25T10:58:46-04:00

  Andrew Hayes may not judge a book by its cover, but he does judge it by the edges of its pages. The artist prowls old book stores and antique shops searching for the perfect volumes for his work: Creating sculptures by marrying the rigid qualities of steel to the delicacy of book pages. Hayes gravitates toward older books with gold [Read More...]

Heather Ujiie: Fairytales, Monsters and Hybrid Creatures

2018-03-25T10:58:46-04:00

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 [Read More...]

Interconnections: The Language of Basketry

2018-03-25T10:58:47-04:00

You’d expect to find bamboo, cane or bark used as materials in an art exhibition on basketry – but hair curlers? Plastic zip ties? The works created by the twenty-two artists highlighted in the Hunterdon Art Museum’s newest exhibition, Interconnections: The Language of Basketry, include everything from stapled paper to fabricated metal. Some employ found objects, others utilize clay, linen, or [Read More...]

Diana González Gandolfi: Navigated Territories

2018-03-25T10:58:47-04:00

As the daughter of an architect working for the United Nations, artist Diana González Gandolfi  grew up in many different countries and in many different homes. She learned early in life how to make home wherever she happened to be. This life experience of being uprooted and moving among various cultures shapes the overriding theme of González Gandolfi’s solo exhibition, Navigated [Read More...]

Discomfort: Experiments in Furniture, Function and Form

2018-03-25T10:58:48-04:00

When is a table not a table, or a bed not a bed? Discomfort: Experiments in Furniture, Function and Form features objects that resemble furniture, but do not function as such. Instead, these sculptures blur the line between utility and uselessness and encourage viewers to look at common household objects in an entirely new light. “When we own objects purely for [Read More...]

walking shadow: recent work by jury smith

2018-03-25T10:58:48-04:00

Ceramic artist Jury Smith’s new exhibition at the Hunterdon Art Museum is a calling to home, of sorts. “Some of the forms and patterns are rooted in personal references -- old white churches in long hollows, chopped bits of wood, echoes of the past, moments of clarity and moments of beautiful darkness,” Smith said. The exhibition, walking shadow: recent work by [Read More...]

Member Highlight Exhibition: Arturo Cabrera

2018-03-25T10:58:50-04:00

About two years ago, Arturo Cabrera was a familiar face at the Hunterdon Art Museum as a summer camp coordinator overseeing volunteers and managing supplies. But when Cabrera returns to the Museum on Sunday, Nov. 15, his visit will be for an entirely different purpose. Cabrera was chosen last year from the Museum’s Members Exhibition for a solo show, which will [Read More...]

Sally Spofford (1929-2014): Late Work

2018-03-25T10:58:50-04:00

A new exhibition of the recent work of Sally Spofford not only honors a talented artist, but recognizes the efforts of a significant member of the Hunterdon Art Museum’s community. “She was amazing, smart, witty and fearless,” said Ingrid Renard, who has curated and installed numerous shows at the Museum after being recruited by Spofford years ago. Spofford passed away in [Read More...]

Members Exhibition 2015

2018-03-25T10:58:50-04:00

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, fiber, oils, acrylics and collage. This year's juror was Gail Stavitsky, chief curator of the Montclair Art Museum. Artists featured in this year's Members Exhibition are: Susan Amann, Kiyomi Baird, Bennett Bean, Richard Begbie, Bette [Read More...]

Made to Capture

2018-03-25T10:58:50-04:00

To a photographer, inspiration can appear in many ways: The smile on a child's face, the dew drop on a flower, the angles and whorls in a building's façade. Or it can be something -- an image, an idea, a tableau -- locked in the mind, where it stays until the photographer brings it to life. That is what Made to Capture, the newest exhibition at the Hunterdon Art [Read More...]