The LBI Artist Open up Studio Tour, a self-guided tour of 20 fine artists and crafters working on Lengthy Seaside Island, is this Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 14 and 15. Artists open up their studios from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and welcome readers to see what they are developing and how it is completed. Artworks will be for sale.
Starting off in Surf Town and heading north, 1st on the tour is Firefly Gallery, a creating covered in mosaics established by Philadelphia muralist Isaiah Zagar with nearby volunteers. Within discover owner JoAnne Dozer exhibiting her playful watercolors additionally Steve Kuzma’s dreamy seascapes. Fiber arts and photography fill out the showcase.
Following is SwellColors Glass Studio and Gallery, owned by artist Mary Tantillo. Tantillo is unveiling her latest series of stained glass, “Puro Verano,” devoted to the sun. Amy Beth Kunze’s pictures and other artists’ will work abound in this appealing shop.
The m.t. burton gallery has the finest in present-day ceramics, including works by Matt Burton and Sue Pohanka, moreover paintings by John Meehan, Alice McEnerney Prepare dinner and media artist Blakelee Harmon, as effectively as operate by photographer Christopher Pfeil. Harmon will give are living performance artwork parts twice on Saturday, at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m., and at 11 a.m. on Sunday.
On 19th Road heading toward the bay, artist Cathleen Engelsen opens her household studio, a 19th-century captain’s household, and sells prints of historic LBI scenes and far more.
Bayfront, uncover Lori Bonanni’s residence studio and perhaps catch her portray “en plein air.” Bonanni has also commenced painting with encaustic wax crayons.
Do not depart Surf Town but. Solace Artwork Studio and Gallery premieres new performs by Franny Andahazy and the 10 artists represented in her gallery.
In North Seashore, quit for Frederick Ballet Images. Harvey Cedars artist James Cordasco and photographers Carol Nussbaum and John Vlahakis all welcome readers.
The Extensive Seashore Island Foundation of the Arts and Sciences in Loveladies offers the “Master Copies/ Interpretations” show and a tour of the ceramics studio.
High Bar Harbor artists involve painters Linda Ramsay, Rochelle Schaevitz and Susan Hennelly in their house studios and Sandra Kosinski in her High Bar Harbor Pottery.
Barnegat Light’s Wildflowers Much too has get the job done by acclaimed painter Kevin Coogan in addition many others. SwellColors North in Viking Village attributes jewelry by Ceire Parker. Discover crafts at Twigs Nest and Bloom plus the Laura Baisch Gallery.
On the south close of the Island, the lone participant is the Seaside Haven City Hall, wherever dozens of Pine Shores Artwork Association artists exhibit.
Given that this is a self-guided tour, cease in as many venues as time makes it possible for and amongst beach-associated activities. Or like accurate artwork aficionados, try out to visit them all. It’s positive to be a nice and eye-opening working experience. —P.J.