Art Notes Nov. 8

Nov 08, 2017
Artwork by: Cathy Heller ‘Apples'’ colored pencil by Cathy Heller is an apt entry in the Pine Shores Art Association’s Fall Harvest show.

Art Harvest: The Pine Shores Art Association’s annual Art Harvest Show is at the gallery, 94 Stafford Ave. in Manahawkin, through Nov. 28. The Art Harvest Show features works in all media. 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 Pat Morgan teaches a one-day workshop on watercolor holiday cards on Tuesday, Nov. 14, from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The fee is $25 for members, $30 for nonmembers. Bring your watercolor art supplies.

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; afterwards 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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Silent Auction: The “Art at the Arlington” fundraiser for the The Lotus Project, on Thursday, Nov. 16, from 5 to 8 p.m. is a silent auction of 15 local artists’ work, and gift baskets from local businesses  Live music from Sahara Moon and Matt Rott plus Lindsay Tallman entertains. Food is available for purchase. Proceeds will benefit workshops and special meet-ups for those affected by the family disease of addition.

The Arlington is located at 1302 Long Beach Blvd, Ship Bottom; admission is free.

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Open Studio: Resident artist Linda Ramsay will open her studio located in the painting atelier at the Foundation on Tuesdays, Nov. 7 and 21, from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Bring your painting supplies; easels and taborets are available. The fee is $25. Ramsay can give painting tips in acrylic and oil.

On Small Business Saturday, Nov. 25, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., the LBIF is hosting a Holiday Market with handmade crafts and art by local artists plus an opportunity to make ornaments. There will be fun food selections cooked over a fire pit and a hot-cocoa bar.

Every Saturday at the Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts and Sciences in Loveladies, 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 any time 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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Snow Time: Get into the holiday spirit with a Santa Claus carving class at the Tuckerton Seaport. Wood carver Mark Bair teaches a holiday heirloom Santa workshop on Saturday, Nov. 25, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  All levels of carvers are welcome. Registration is required by Nov. 15;call 609-296-8868. Cost: $75 for Seaport members/$85 for nonmembers.

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In the Libraries: The LBI Watercolor Group headed by Pat Morgan displays some of their work at the Island branch of the Ocean County Library in Surf City.

At the Stafford branch, works by Pine Shores Art Association artists Lee Fricke, Suzi Hoffman, Nancy Lang, Peggy Mahan, Ed Rennar and Linda Saladino are on display.

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Art Chat: Artists meet at 10:15 a.m. the first and third Thursdays of each month at the Tuckerton Seaport Hunting Shanty for encouragement, news and support. Bring old or new works for discussion, and your coffee and treats. All are welcome.

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Farther Afield: The Noyes Arts Garage in Atlantic City hosts three exhibits through Nov. 26: The Signature Artists Exhibit of local artists, a plein air exhibit by the Absecon Cultural Alliance, and the African American Icons in the African Heritage Museum.  —P.J.

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