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Bucks County Gallery Of Fine Art Announces Their Juried Sculpture Showcase 2009 Oct 10, 2009
The juried sculpture show will feature contemporary sculptors from within a 150 mile radius of New Hope PA.
The opening reception and award ceremony (8:00pm), will be held on October 10th, 2009 from 5 - 9pm. Show dates are Oct. 10 - Nov. 28, 2009. More than 60 sculptures will be displayed in and outside of the seven room, two story gallery. Also on display will be works by many award winning sculptors Robert Birbeck, Peter Cimino, Barry Woods Johnston, Sandra Kaye, William Dean Kilpartick, Robert Koch, Bill Marshall, George McMonigle, Dana Stewart, Richard Summons, Joel Tea, and Carl Wright, all represented by the gallery. Several of these artists have achieved international acclaim.
Three prizes have been awarded. First place winner, Jesse C. Harrington, from Philadelphia, will receive a solo exhibit at the gallery located in New Hope, PA. His marble and bronze sculpture portrait titled “Jessica Jones” stands 28” high. In addition, Jesse will receive free promotion of his work for an entire year, at the gallery leading up to Sculpture Showcase 2010.
Also included is a free web page on the gallery’s web site dedicated to the work of all three winning sculptors. Second place winner is Lenny Shapiro from Roseland NJ, and third place is John McDevitt from New Hope PA.
This year’s juror was Ellen Landis, curator at the Grounds for Sculpture in Hamilton, N.J., and Howard Cooperman juror of selection, owner of the gallery. Cooperman has been in the business of selling art for the past 29 years.
Attendees coming to the show will also have the opportunity to see Christine Drewyer’s oil painting show “Quiet Places” which coincides with Sculpture Showcase 2009.
Bucks County Gallery is the largest fine art gallery in all of Bucks County PA. where the Pennsylvania Impressionists began painting. New Hope, home of the New Hope School painters, is a one square mile river town located on the Delaware, across from Lambertville, N.J.
There are many shopping villages and Historic towns with Historic Landmarks in Bucks County PA. Fairs and festivals are also abundant throughout the season. New Hope is a cool artsy little town located right on the Delaware River, and it is a great place to start if you have never been to Buck's County Pennsylvania.
New Hope is located just 1 hour from Philadelphia, 1 1/2 hours from New York, and 2 hours from Maryland. What a great place for a day trip! There’s no shortage of quaint bed and breakfasts in the area. Plan for a relaxing two day stay when you come out for the show. It’ll be just in time for the change of colors in the foliage, which is a beautiful event in itself!
Bucks County Gallery is located at 77 W. Bridge Street, (just above the train tracks), in New Hope PA. Contact Howard Cooperman regarding questions about any of the 45 artists they represent. 215.862.5272. You can see many of the artworks we feature at http://www.buckscountygalleryart.com
The attached image is titled “Jessica Jones” a marble and bronze sculpture by Jesse C. Harrington.
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Bucks County's largest Fine Art Gallery offering original paintings and sculpture by contemporary artists. You'll find works of art by local as well as national and internationally awarded artists.