An artist cooperative in beautiful Milford PA. Our open space gallery has a diverse collection. Oil, acrylic and watercolor paintings, photography, sculpture, ceramics and jewelry are some of the unique pieces you will see. Our friendly gallery has one of a kind gifts and creative works for you home. Come see us!
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"Delaware Highlands Conservancy
5th Annual Photo Contest"
Reception November 12, 2-4pm. Open to the Publlic
Through summer 2022 the Delaware Highlands Conservancy held its fifth annual juried photo contest, Confluence: Land, Water, Wildlife. The contest invites local photographers to capture striking nature photos from the Upper Delaware River region in five categories: landscape, wildlife, macro, water, and the Van Scott Nature Reserve, plus a youth category for photographers under age 18.
The Conservancy is pleased to announce the winners of the juried contest. Landscape category, winner Laurie Lobbregt, runners-up Tracy Harris and Daniel Pilz. Wildlife category, winner Peter Kolesar, runners-up Stephen Hansen and Jeffrey Sidle. Water category, winner Roger Gottlieb, runners-up - Sarah Hine and Stephen Hansen. Macro category, winner William Brown, runners-up Lynda Asprinio and Kathe Williams. Van Scott Nature Reserve category, winner Jeffrey Sidle, runners-up Claire Shickora and Sarah Hine. Youth category, winner Anna Brown; runners-up Owen Doyle, Aidan Hague, Reilly Hague, Mckayleigh Lokuta, Giada Mancuso, and Kallista Straut. People’s Choicewinner Eileen Chorba and the Conservancy Staff Pickis John Butler.
The ARTery Gallery in Milford, PA will host the Conservancy from November 10th until December 5th in an exhibition featuring the winning photographs alongside artwork created by ARTery member artists. The show will commence with a reception open to the public on Saturday, November 12 from 2-4pm.The winning photographs are also available for viewing on the Delaware Highlands Conservancy Facebook page.
The ARTery Gallery is located in the historic Forest Hall building at 210 Broad Street in Milford, PA. The cooperative gallery is owned and operated by successful and emerging artists and artisans from the Tri-State area. They enjoy collaborating with and presenting exhibits with other local organizations and are proud to partner and exhibit these winning photographs each year. “Meeting the photographers and sharing their work with visitors, who thoroughly enjoy the beautiful images of our region, is a high point of our yearly exhibit schedule,” says gallery Director, Marie Liu. “The public is encouraged to visit the exhibit throughout its month-long installation to enjoy the talent of these photographers, the awesome beauty that surrounds us in the Delaware River valley, and learn about the Conservancy.”
The Delaware Highlands Conservancy works in partnership with landowners and communities to protect the natural heritage and quality of life of the Upper Delaware River region. For more information, call 570-226-3164/845-583-1010 or visit www.DelawareHighlands.org
"Home - Land"
Thursday, October 6th through Monday, November 7th
The ARTery Gallery in Milford is pleased to announce the annual dual-featured exhibits of member artists Marie Liu and Randall FitzGerald for the month of October titled "Home - Land". Both long-time members, it has become a decade long tradition to share the stage for their featured exhibits,
Marie Liu, the current Director of the cooperative gallery, has been painting images inspired by Milford and the Poconos since 2009. With a seemingly endless supply of interesting subjects, from the landscape, waterways and waterfalls, to the unique history and notable people who have also called this place home - all find their way into her imagery. One of the subjects she is drawn to has been the Lenape 'original people'. Sensing the energy that is calling them back home, Marie has created a painting of Nora Thompson Dean aka Touching Leaves Woman, a renowned Lenape educator. Nora endeavored to preserve her people's language, culture and knowledge of their homeland through her teaching. She visited the region (from her home in Oklahoma) in the 1970's to protest the Tock Island Dam project and consult with archaeologist Herbert Kraft. Marie is excited to present this painting of Touching Leaves in her peoples historic homeland with the sacred Delaware Tobacco in the foreground, as well as other new paintings that explore the depth and meaning of our experience in this place.
Randall FitzGerald, a long-standing member of the ARTery Gallery, has been photographing and painting for over 50 years. Professionally trained in the sciences as an ecologist, he has always endeavored to combine his artistic and scientific pursuits. His love for nature permeates his artistic life and consequently what he creates reflects the intimacy he enjoys with the natural world. His current work is dominated by rural landscapes, seascapes and bird life, with a flare for romanticism. Although he has worked with oils, watercolors, inks, acrylics and encaustics, the artwork in this current exhibit is rendered using inks and acrylics on canvas. Being an accomplished woodworker and ardent environmentalist, he makes all his own frames with recycled materials such as old flooring, table tops, siding, etc. Each piece of art is custom framed with these repurposed materials, cut and stained or painted to enhance each unique work of art.
Please join them for their reception on Saturday October 8 from 6 - 9 pm and meet the other artists who continue to make this cooperative gallery a 23 year success. Free, refreshments will be served.