2019 Members & Faculty Exhibition

This annual exhibition in Moorestown features work by staff, faculty and members of Perkins Center for the Arts. It is a diverse exhibition that includes art in a variety of mediums; including ceramic, photography, watercolor, pastel, gouache, oil, acrylic, crayon, pen, pencil, fiber and digital art. Delivery of Work: April 15 – 26, 2019 Opening Reception: Saturday, May 4 | 1 – 3pm Exhibition Hours: Thursdays & Fridays 10am – 2pm | Saturdays & Sundays 12 – 4pm [su_button url=”http://perkinsarts.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Members-Faculty-Prospectus-2019.pdf” target=”blank” background=”#bfb3e4″ size=”9″ text_shadow=”0px 2px 5px #000000″]PROSPECTUS[/su_button] [su_button url=”https://public.perkinsarts.org/public/Intake.faces?EXH=28″ target=”blank” background=”#bfb3e4″ size=”9″ text_shadow=”0px 2px 5px #000000″]SUBMIT WORK[/su_button]  

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Plein Air Competition & Exhibition

Perkins Center for the Arts announces our 1st Annual Plein Air Competition and Exhibition at our annual Handcrafted 2019 fundraiser, on Saturday, May 11, 2019. The 2019 competition begins for participating artists one week prior to the event on May 4 – May 9, 2019. The finished works of art must be turned in by 11:00 a.m. that morning to the event site. Handcrafted will begin at 5:00 p.m. and award winners will be announced at the evening reception. Artists will receive a ticket to the event. [su_button url=”http://perkinsarts.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/Plein-Air-Prospectus-2019.pdf” target=”blank” background=”#bfb3e4″ size=”9″ text_shadow=”0px 2px 5px #000000″]PROSPECTUS[/su_button] [su_button url=”https://public.perkinsarts.org/public/Intake.faces?EXH=26″ target=”blank” background=”#bfb3e4″ size=”9″ text_shadow=”0px 2px 5px #000000″]SUBMIT WORK[/su_button]   Directions to Possible Sites to Paint: Smithville Mansion Riverton Yacht Club Croft Farm Taylors Lane Delair RR

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Photography 37 Awards Exhibition

Featuring Three Outstanding Artists in Photography John Clarke Annarita Gentile Aubrey J. Kauffman   Opening Reception: Saturday, March 9, 2019 | 6-9 PM Perkins Center for the Arts 30 Irvin Avenue | Collingswoood, NJ   [su_button url=”http://perkinsarts.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/Photography-37-Opening-Perkins-MYP-Comm-Final-2.28.19.pdf” target=”blank” background=”#bfb3e4″ size=”9″ text_shadow=”0px 2px 5px #000000″]PRESS RELEASE[/su_button]   About the Artists: John Clarke’s interest in photography developed while he was an architectural student at Cooper Union in the late 1960s. The Cooper students were generally, very talented, poor, living in rundown lofts on the lower east side and struggling to find their way into the design world. The first year architectural students took all their classes with the art students, so they got a great introduction to freehand drawing, two and three dimensional design. At the suggestion of one of his design professors, John bought a used Nikon and began to shoot black and white film around New York City. Slowly photography

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Conversations on Culture – The Art of Pinhole Photography

As part of Perkins’ current exhibition, Photography38, photographer Sharon Harris will give a lecture describing the process of pinhole photography and how she uses it to create one-of kind, atmospheric photos. In addition to the lecture, Sharon will show her collection of handmade tin cameras. Sharon Harris holds a Bachelor of Arts from Rutgers University, Camden NJ. Her work can be found In several public collections including The Stedman Art Gallery, Rutgers University Camden Campus, The University of Medicine and Dentistry, Camden, NJ and The Camden County Cultural and Heritage Commission, Haddon Twp., NJ. She has exhibited and won awards at the Krappy Kamera, Soho Photo, NY, The Curious Camera,  Artseye Gallery, AZ, New York Center For Photographic Art, NY, The Darkroom Gallery, VT, and LightBox Photographic Gallery, OR. Publications include the German publication Kwerfeldein, SHOTS magazine issue 138, Photo pace Gallery ’s Myths Legends and Dreams, Plates to Pixel’s Lenzless, and Krappy Kamera X1 and X11.

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Photography 38

Perkins Center for the Arts’ 38th Annual Photography Exhibition exemplifies the best and most innovative work by photographers from throughout the Mid-Atlantic region and beyond. 2019 Juror Paul Cava is a photo-based artist who is known for his sensual and emotionally driven collage work. Concentrating on the figure, Cava’s work speaks to the most intrinsic of human concerns. Paul Cava has exhibited paintings, drawings and photo-based works from 1976 to the present in galleries and museums in the United States and Europe, and his work has been collected by a broad range of private and public institutions, including The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, The Philadelphia Museum of Art, The Princeton University Museum of Art, and The Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris. Opening Reception Saturday, February 2, 2019: 1 – 4 pm Awards Ceremony: 2pm Juror’s Awards Totaling $1200 Four artists will be selected by the exhibition’s juror for best in show,

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Small Works

  Enjoy a selection of carefully curated, handcrafted and locally produced fine art & craft at Perkins Center for the Arts in Moorestown. This show and sale features affordable and original work by local artists and artisans in fine art, jewelry, wearable art, fiber, pottery, decorative arts, and more, just in time for holiday gift giving. Opening Reception:  Sunday, December 2 at 1:00pm. Gallery Hours: Mon. – Fri.  10am – 2pm Sat – Sun 12pm – 4pm       Featured Artists: CANDLES PEEJ CARROLL STACEY FISH FINE ART COLLEEN HAMMOND RICHARD HOFFMAN JUDY KARTEN AMANDA KLINGER CHRISTOPHER LANDS BOB MINNICK MARK NATALE JEWELRY ANITA DIPIETRO ALLISON HUNT STACEY KENNEALY ELEANOR KENNELL ASHLEY MCALISTER LISA SOLEY OLIVE OIL & SOAPS MATINA LAGAKOS ORNAMENTS KATHERINE CHEETHAM SAMANTHA SALAZAR POTTERY MEG BIDDLE AMY BLOCK KATHY CASPER CANDACE COLEMAN LAURA DELLA FRANCO DAVID GAMBER JOANNE MCMANUS NANCY REESE PAUL SERENA LINDA SHUSTERMAN NAIMAH STITH

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Le Paysage

Featuring the works of: GLENN HARREN  |  KAREN TERRY  |  TERRI FRASER Meet The Artists Reception: Saturday, October 13  |  6 –9PM Gallery Hours:  Tuesdays & Thursdays  |  10AM – 2PM Saturdays  |  10AM – 2PM

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Conversations on Culture

Join us at Perkins Center, Moorestown on the 2nd Thursday of each month at 10:00 am through May 2019, for a free cultural conversation. This series of conversations will feature culturally focused lectures designed to connect and introduce topics of interest in South Jersey. The series will be held in the Living Room Gallery at Perkins Center in Moorestown. 2019 Conversations on Culture Schedule: 1/10 – Richard Bell, The Last Veterans 2/14 – Sharon Harris, The Art of Pinhole Photography 3/14 – Ray Blume, Tai Chi & Qi Gong  4/11 – To be determined 5/9 – Jenson Cheng, Asian Arts This series is FREE and open to the public. All ages are welcome. Refreshments will be served. Social Artworking programs are focused on eliminating barriers to the arts.  These acts of Social Artworking are made possible with the support of PNC Arts Alive, Be Part of Art.  

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Free Thursdays

Join us for free arts and cultural programming every Thursday from October through May at 10:00am. Coffee & Classics: (Every 1st & 3rd Thursday) A series of musical performances by Perkins Conservatory faculty members. Conversations on Culture: (Every 2nd Thursday) A series of culturally focused conversations designed to connect and introduce topics of interest in South Jersey. Art Discovery Arts: (Every 4th Thursday) Art based programs designed for toddlers and PreK children and their grown-ups. Each of these programs are free and open to the public thanks to the support of PNC Arts Alive.          

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