Art Notes Jan. 10

Jan 10, 2018
Photo by: file photo by Pat Johnson Artist Linda Ramsay opens her winter studio at the LBIF.

Paint Together: High Bar Harbor artist Linda Ramsay welcomes artists to paint with her at her winter studio on the second floor of the Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts and Sciences on the first and second Tuesdays of each month from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. for a fee of $25. Ramsay supplies music, kinship and painting tips for those who request them. Next date is Jan. 16; register at the LBIF desk. Easels and glass palettes are provided.

The annual Holiday Art and Craft Show and Sale continues in the LBIF gallery through January.

Every Saturday at the Foundation, join Dallas Koenig in the ceramics studio from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Attendees can be age 6 to adult, and all levels of experience are welcome. Fee is $35 plus the cost of clay; to paint available finished ceramics during a “Fire Me Up” session is $15 per object plus cost of the piece. To register for classes, go to or call 609-494-1241.

The public is welcome to come by anytime during drop-in studio hours. The drop-in fee is $35 for a three-hour block plus the cost of clay.

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One Man Show: Watercolor artist James Maloney is the featured artist for January at the Pine Shores Art Association gallery, 94 Stafford Ave. in Manahawkin. The gallery is open Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and Sundays from 1 to 3 p.m. Admission is free to the public.

Registration forms for activities and classes are available at the gallery or online at

Ongoing portrait sessions are open to all artists for a nominal model fee on Sunday, 1 to 3 p.m., and Monday, 7 to 9 p.m. On Thursday is life drawing (undraped model) from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. is “do your own thing”; artists meet and create their own work; afterward is “Artists Helping Artists” from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m.; drop in with your supplies for some friendly assistance.

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Art Chat: This group in Tuckerton welcomes artists who want to bring their art works for discussion and encouragement.The next Art Chat is Jan. 18 at 10 a.m. in a new venue: the Tuckerton Library, 380 Bay Ave. Participation is free.

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Tuckerton Seaport: Members of the Pine Shores Art Association will display holiday and winter art in the Visitors Center of the Tuckerton Seaport. Artwork is for sale.

Sign up now to join Master Carver Jode Hillman at the Tuckerton Seaport for an intensive two-day workshop, Feb. 18 and 25, in which students will learn the methods and techniques needed to carve and paint a Delaware River style brant decoy. Students may choose a hen or drake to carve and paint; painting will be done in oils. Registration is required by Feb. 10; call 609-296-8868. Cost: $155 for Seaport members, $170 for nonmembers, including materials.

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Realism: Thomas Rutledge teaches a three-day workshop in “Brush, Pen and Ink” on Jan. 15, 22 and 29 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in his studio at Royce Commons, 1064 South Main St., Suite 207, West Creek. Fee is $75. Call 609-290-1039.

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Farther Afield: The Stockton Noyes gallery at the Arts Garage in Atlantic City exhibits 13 South Jersey artists in the “Associate Artists Exhibition” through Jan. 28. —P.J.

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