November: Dawn J. Benko & Carol Margreither Mainardi

Show dates: October 9 - November 3, 2014

All are invited to the show reception during Milford's "Art After Dark" on Saturday, November 8th from 6-9pm.

Carol Margreither Mainardi

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Carol Margreither Mainardi continues exploring the archetypal Mermaid as a metaphor for her own journey as a woman. Her recent collage series and illustrations capture the openness Mermaids face by being trapped in two worlds. The Mermaid’s are “Floating” drawings on paper or prints with, fabric, tough leather, or manta ray skin tails. Lumiere metallic and pearlescent colors, as well as, oil and acrylic hand- marbled paper create their environment.

Carol Margreither Mainardi is a professional artist and Sole Proprietor of Prints and Books. She is also involved with professional conservation of books, artwork on paper, museum quality housing of artifacts, and gallery displays. Carol offers individual and group instruction in the areas of bookbinding, printmaking, and decorative papers. Clients include; Simon & Schuster, New York Botanical Garden, Sony, and lovers of fine art and books in the metropolitan area. She is currently holding a position as Communications Chair of the New York Guild of Bookworkers.

Carol Margreither Mainardi

Dawn J. Benko

Dawn Benko is an award winning photographer based in Northwestern New Jersey. Her passion for capturing “the moment” has seen her through an A.S. degree in photographic technology at Florida Institute of Technology and a twenty-seven-year photojournalism career in her native New Jersey. In 2007, she began in earnest to pursue her true passion—nature and wildlife photography. Dawn has exhibited her work in juried art shows across the country. In addition to her many photo journalism awards, she won a first place award in the 20th Annual Louisville National Juried Photography Show for her fine art photograph “Icescape” and had two photos chosen as semifinalists in EarthShare New Jersey's Second Annual NJ Nature Photography Contest and Exhibition. She has also won multiple awards in Light, Space, Time's monthly art competitions. Dawn states,” What I aim to do with my photography is bring to the world the artistry of the local landscape and wildlife that I know and love.”

Dawn J. Benko

Show dates: November 7th thru December 8th, 2014

All are invited to the show reception during Milford's "Art After Dark" on Saturday, November 8th from 6-9pm.

ARTery Gallery, 210 Broad St., Milford, PA | (570) 409-1234
Hours: Thursday through Sunday: 11am - 6pm, Monday: 11am - 3pm

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Come explore charming Milford on the beautiful Delaware River where Pennsylvania, New York and New Jersey meet. Visit the ARTERY, a fine art and fine craft gallery, in the heart of downtown Milford, PA in the historic Forest Hall building.

Join us at the receptions for ART AFTER DARK every 2nd Saturday of each month to celebrate the installation of a new exhibit and meet the artists from 6-9pm.

Every month from June through October we feature a member artist by showcasing their work. From November through May the artists of the coop gallery present group exhibits within creatively titled themes. Additionally, in March the gallery hosts an annual students art exhibit from the Delaware Valley High School under the direction of their art teacher Christine Sweeney, showcasing the up and coming talent within our community.

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Friday, Saturday, Sunday 11-6, Monday 11-3

Friday, Saturday, Sunday 11-5


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210 Broad St.
Milford, PA 18337
(570) 409-1234

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