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Abstract Artists of Bucks show latest work

The Abstract Artists of Bucks County are exhibiting their latest work Sept. 1 to 29, at the A-Space Gallery, 37 W. Bridge St., New Hope.

The public is invited to the opening reception from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7. Gallery hours are from noon to 5 p.m. Monday, Sept. 2, and every Friday, Saturday and Sunday throughout September.

Among the eight exhibitors are painters, ceramists, a photographer and a sculptor, who are united in their fascination with abstraction in the work they produce. All have exhibited widely in the region. All are award-winning artists.

Throughout the month, visitors may bid in a silent auction on eight works on display by each of the artists. All proceeds from the auction will be donated to A Woman’s Place, for victims of domestic violence and their children. Auction proceeds are tax deductible.

Roger Boe, of Chalfont, an architect, is a sculptor, painter and print-maker whose pieces can be playful, colorful and elegant.

Robert Hansen, a former resident of Upper Black Eddy and a long-time foreign policy analyst for the U.S. State Department, views his art as springing from a passion for the color and light in nature, filtered through his imagination.

Doylestown’s Armor Keller is an Alabama native whose intuitive paintings, based on land- and seascapes, as well as cosmic space, are filled with ambiguous space and luminescence to heighten their implicit spirituality.

Nan Kirstein of Doylestown began as an illustrator for children’s publications and has maintained a pottery studio for 30 years. She creates one-of-a-kind ceramic pieces and abstract paintings reflective of nature.

Lynn Miller, formerly of New Hope, is an abstract expressionist painter with a “gestural bent” and a bold palette. He often explores with visual means aspects of the world he studied as a professor of political science at Temple University.

Rodney Miller is a resident of Bensalem who worked as a photographer processing aerial reconnaissance film for the U.S. Air Force. His vivid abstract photographs today are often based on fractals, algorithmic art.

Loretta Montgomery, of Doylestown, views her creative process as both meditative and bursting with action. Her paintings are often poured, scraped, sanded and layered, with high texture a feature.

Rose Marie Strippoli, of Bristol, immerses herself in a variety of media to be open to new ideas and information. Her paintings can be vividly colorful, stark or somber.

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