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AOY Art Center slates September art events


The public is invited to view the newest collection of original art by AOY Art Center member artists at the 2023 Members Show.

Visitors will see landscapes of the Bucks County countryside, abstracts, inspirational figurative works and still lifes. There are portraits and pets and colorful abstract works. A wide variety of media is represented including oil, acrylic, watercolor, encaustic, photography, charcoal and mixed media.

A number of popular local artists will be represented including Jeanne Chesterton and her hyper-realistic still life, Marc Schimsky will show from his “Solo Man” series, James Bongartz has entered from his neon pop-art series and Dorothy Hoeschen has entered both a classic fall woods landscape and an abstract. These are just a few of the over 50 artists you can enjoy in this exhibition.

The diverse exhibition can be experienced best in-person and is also available online at once the show opens to the public on Sept. 8. Gallery visiting hours start Saturday, Sept. 9 from noon to 5 p.m. and continue Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays through Sept. 24. Portfolio works will be available for purchase and are not shown in the online gallery.

On Sunday, Sept. 24, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. the public is invited to Art on the Farm, AOY’s annual outdoor arts festival where the public has the opportunity to find local art and purchase art and fine crafts directly from over 40 local artists. The one-day event will include live music all day and food trucks. AOY asks that you please do not bring pets.

All exhibited art is for sale and proceeds benefit local artists and the AOY Art Center, a nonprofit local community art organization.

AOY Art Center is located at 949 Mirror Lake Road just off the Route 295 and 332 interchange in Lower Makefield/Yardley on the Patterson Farm. Plenty of on-site parking available.

For information, email Bette Sovinee at

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