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B.A.N.G! IX small art makes a big gift

Saving the Last Rainbow | oil | 5x5"

Members Preview : December 5th 7-9pm
new memberships accepted at the door - get instant 10% discount on all purchases tonight only

Saturday 6th & Sunday 7th : 11-5pm
Wednesday 10th : 11-5pm & 7-9pm
Saturday 13th & Sunday 14th : 11-5pm

Hooray! time to go BANG again!

This year the timing is perfect for this terrific small works show, just right for Hanukkah and Christmas or stocking up for a new year of birthdays, anniversaries & celebratory events.

I always get some unique presents and usually something fun for myself too. Prices range from $1 - $400, so you can find a stocking stuffer or a great splurge gift that won't break the bank.

Check the facebook page for a sneak peek at some of the work for sale

There will be hot mulled cider spicing the place up all weekend, and a cookie or two to nibble on as you peruse the work. Stop by and escape the mall madness for half an hour.


1978 Arts Center (map)
1978 Springfield Ave
Maplewood, NJ, 07040


Participating Artists

Elisabeth Antoine Chrissy McIntyre
Eric Beckerich Susan Napack
Gary Berson Nancy Ori
Maya Bloom Amelia Panico
Murray Bloom Gina Petrecca
Joseph Boss Sarah Petruziello
Winifred Boss Patricia Quirk
Barbara Bozza Geralyn Robinson
Jo Bradney Carol Schlitt
Susan Cohen-Harris Phillipa Scott
Irene Dunsavage Sonya Sobieski
Mike Dziomba Lisa Suss
Peggy Excell Heidi Sussman
Janice Garry Sylvia Taylor
Kristen Glanzman Scottie Teschner
Marie Elena Glynn Nette Thomas
Denise Hardie Louis Toledo
Suzanne Henning Marianne Trent
HARRIET Kushins Ann Vollum
Kevin Lai Cynthia Weiss
Aron Lifschultz Dawn Williams
Ananda Lima Elizabeth Carol Winchester
Cathleen McCoy Bristol Florence Wint
  Joy Yagid

Kick off the Summer with some Art in New Hope, PA

Wow! what an amazing place for an art show! This old stone barn looks like a pretty cool place - glad I am not banging in all those hanging nails!

I am looking forward to seeing the show over Memorial Day Weekend and to exploring the town of New Hope, PA and maybe a quick hop across the river to Lambertsville, NJ. There are a lot of arty shops, old stone buildings, quirky architecture, plenty of art galleries and fun places to eat. yumyumyum

Check out the town pics on Google if you don't believe me : New Hope & Lambertville

The show ends on Memorial Day, but is open from this Friday. So what are your plans for the official start of summer?

Thanks to Mike Dziomba for the photos and for sharing the driving load! (I am on pick-up duty - with any luck there will be less to carry!)

Friday, May 16, 2014 – Monday, May 26, 2014
open Thursday - Sunday & Memorial Day Monday 12-6pm

Rolling Green Barn (map)
Rt. 202 and Aquetong Rd
New Hope, PA

Do you stir early or late?

Morning Stir : oil : 9x12"

With this painting, I wanted to capture that time of the day when all you can focus on is the hot cup in front of you, its aroma gently rousing your brain to bring the rest of the world into focus.

Sometimes that time of day is 6am...sometimes it is noon...and at this time of the year especially, it sometimes involves a pounding headache and a bit of a delicate stomach.

Original Painting for Sale on Etsy

Holiday Bazaar is 20% off at the Noyes Museum Shop

Autumnal Glow : oil : 7x5"    SOLD

Kindle some Christmas warmth with a visit to Downtown Hammonton today (December 19th) for Third Thursday: Glitz, Glimmer & Holiday Shimmer.

Visitors to the Noyes Museum Shop can take advantage of their sale where everything is 20% off. And with every purchase made, you can enter for a chance to win a gift basket filled with beautiful art & fine crafts valued at $200.00.

So grab a delicious winter warm up with a complimentary cup of hot chocolate from the hot chocolate bar, whilst you enjoy the Holiday Bazaar featuring an eclectic array of fine art and handcrafted items from over 30 skilled local and regional artists.

Jewelry, ceramics, paintings, prints, photography, glass work and many more unique items for everyone on your list

December 19th

Third Thursday: Glitz, Glimmer & Holiday Shimmer

Noyes Museum Shop 5 South Second Street

Hammonton, NJ, 08037

(609) 561-8006

Last Weekend to go B.A.N.G.

Sugar Snare : oil : 5x7"

Last chance to pick up some great art gifts this weekend...and maybe something delicious for yourself!

I will be helping to drink the mulled cider on Saturday 11-5pm, so stop by and give me a hand with the cookies

Saturday & Sunday, 14th & 15th 2013

11-5pm B.A.N.G. VIII 1978 Maplewood Arts Center 1978 Springfield Avenue Maplewood, NJ 07040

cWOW : Small Works in Newark NJ

Got Sushi? oil : 8x8"

Got Sushi? has been chosen for this year's Metro show at City Without Walls in Newark, NJ This small works show will be in Newark until March and then it is off on its travels around NJ in 2014.

December 12th 2013 - March 8th 2014 Opening Preview : December 12th 6-8pm Metro 30 cWOW City Without Walls 6 Crawford Street Newark, NJ

Bizarre Bazaar in Maplewood NJ

Bizarre Bazaar at Maplewood NJ

Bizarre Bazaar at Maplewood NJ

Come out to Maplewood this Sunday 8th and meet the Abominable Snowman!

Drop by the Maplewood Women's Club 10-5pm for the Bizarre Bazaar. Bring the kids and have your family portrait taken with the Abominable Snowman and then indulge in Cedar Ridge Cafe and Bakery's delicious goodies with some hot chocolate, whilst you peruse the fair.

Sunday, December 8th

10-5pmBizarre Bazaar Maplewood Women's Club 60 Woodland, Maplewood, NJ Find the Bizarre Bazaar on Facebook

B.A.N.G. Viii - small works show and sale

Wine Dark : oil : 8x8"

B.A.N.G VIII opens tonight and there is a 10% discount for Members tonight only (new memberships accepted on the door!)

So are you looking for a unique splurge gift for your sweetie? Or something to stuff a stocking? Or a delighting thank you gift for your gracious hostess this year?

BANG has drawings, paintings, photography, sculpture, ceramics, lots of jewelry, striped sock toys, metal ornaments, note cards, calendars - hey we could be your one stop shop this year! So come on by for some hot mulled cider and a cookie or two, and squeeze a little Art Break in your busy Christmas schedule.

B.A.N.G VIII : preview this Friday December 6th 7-9pm 10% Discount for Members on Friday night only

Saturday & Sunday December 7 & 8th, 14th & 15th 2013

11-5pm B.A.N.G. VIII 1978 Maplewood Arts Center 1978 Springfield Avenue Maplewood, NJ 07040

Noyes Museum Store : Holiday Bazaar in the Blueberry Capital

Blueberry Swish - oil - 7x5"

Stop by the Noyes Studios in Hammonton, NJ for their annual Holiday Bazaar. There will be jewelry, ceramics, paintings, prints, photography, glasswork and holiday ornaments to help you kick off your holiday shopping with some unique gifts.

To get you in a festive mood there will be art-filled gift basket giveaways, live music & local honey from Rosedale Blueberry Farm (Hammonton is the Blueberry Capital of the World)

Free Admission AND a cup of complimentary hot, spiced cider - what more could you ask for?

More time? You got it!

After this weekend, the show moves to the Noyes Museum Shop until the end of December.

Kickoff WeekendFriday, November 8th 1-7pm Saturday, November 9th 10-4pm The Noyes Studios 15 Horton St Hammonton, NJ 08037

November 10 - December 31 Noyes Museum Shop 5 S. Second St Hammonton, NJ 08037

Morristown Art Walk : Sunday 12-5pm

Ginger Gold : oil : 12x9"

With over 70 artists this year there should be be able to find a little something to warm up your home this fall, and with only 13 venues you can easily see the whole show! I shall be at Kathryn Joseph Salon, 168 South Street (@corner of Elm), along with Mike Dziomba and Chris Siasat.

Venues are mostly along Elm and South Street, you can stroll along the avenue, taking in the art along with the great bakeries, restaurants and boutiques on the way. Then stop on the green to enjoy the first hints of autumnal red leaves with an afternoon snack. Maps are available at all the venues - or click to see venues pdf Morristown Art Walk Venues

Sunday, October 6th 12-5pmMorristown Art Walk Kathyrn Joseph Salon 168 South Street Morristown, NJ

Mike Dziomba : Early AM in PA

Mike Dziomba : Early AM in PA see more of Mike's Work