The 30th Tewksbury Art Exhibition and Sale benefiting the Tewksbury Historical Society, chaired by Andy Calamaras, will take place Saturday, Oct. 8 through Saturday, Oct. 15, at the Zion Lutheran Church, Christian Education Center, 18 Miller Ave., Oldwick, N.J.
The exhibition includes juried, small works and portfolio works submitted by artists from across the tri-state area. Media includes oils, acrylics, paper (pastels, watercolors, mixed media collages), hand pulled prints (etching, silk screen, lithographs) and photography (analog and digital). Subjects include animals, abstracts, landscapes, florals and still-lifes.
An opening reception will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 7. Karen Ross and her committee have planned a fun-filled evening when all awards will be announced. Advance tickets are $30 until 6 p.m. Oct. 6, at tewksburyhistory.net; tickets at the door are $35.
In addition to the Juried Art Works, buyers may also purchase small works and Portfolio items. All of the art works are submitted by the artists represented in the show. The society earns a small percentage of all items sold during the week.
Bucks County native Robert Beck, the judge of selection, maintains studios in New Hope and New York City. He has exhibited at the James A. Michener Art Museum, the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, and the Marine Maritime Museum, among others.
Wendell Jeffrey, judge of awards, has been an art teacher in the public school system for 27 years, now at Ridge High School in Basking Ridge, N.J. She has worked collaboratively with several artists, including the 2022 NJ Climate Resilience Public Art Project with Amanda Thackray for the Four Corners Public Arts in Newark, N.J.
General Admission tickets to the art show are $5. For information about the show or the Opening Night Reception visit tewksburyhistory.net.