- Category: Arts & Culture
Lincroft, NJ – Brookdale photography student Judit Papp, Rumson, will showcase her nature photography in an exclusive exhibition, “Tura Natura” on January 8 at NovelTeas, 78 Bridge Avenue, Red Bank. The Hungarian born talent will donate the proceeds from her silent auction photography sales to benefit ALS-TDI, the world’s largest Lou Gehrig’s disease (ALS) research center. Additionally, all who attend are welcome to enter a free drawing for a framed photograph of Monument Valley, Arizona, taken near the Grand Canyon.
“The photograph series I have selected for this exhibit will showcase America’s beauty as captured during my cross country trip” explained Papp.
Papp has lived in Rumson with her sponsor family, the Callahans, for three years. Pamela Callahan has had ALS for the past four years and her illness was the inspiration for the event.
Sponsors include the Callahan family, Kim Widener, Copper Canyon, the Nicholson family, Traci Turi, the Brand family and Sickles Market.
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RED BANK, NJ - Beginning January 6, 2011, the Artists’ Workshop at the Red Bank Public Library will welcome Joe Bergholm as Artist-in-Residence. Artists seeking inspiration, motivation, and time to devote to their work are invited to attend the Artists’ Workshop on the first Thursday of each month from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. at the library. Joe will be working with the artists as a group and individually, offering suggestions for subjects as well as guidance with principles of art such as color, composition, and the selection and use of materials.
Joe Bergholm, a Red Bank Resident, is a gallery represented and award winning artist. His work is held in private, municipal, and corporate collections. He has always been involved with art, having grown up in a family of artists. He also earned a Ph.D. in engineering and had a distinguished technical career with Bell Laboratories and AT&T.
Since retiring, Joe Bergholm has returned to art full time. He is president of the Plein Air Painters of the Jersey Coast (www.thepapjc.com) and teaches the use of Golden OPEN Acrylics for Plein Air and studio painting. Joe is a registered teacher with the School of Color (SoC), U.S.A. His website at http://joebergholm.com describes his work and presents a selection of his landscape, still life, and wildlife paintings.
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ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS, NJ - Paige Huff, a sixth grader at the Atlantic Highlands Elementary School was named the local winner of the Atlantic Highlands Lions Club Peace Poster contest.
Her poster was chosen out of local entries submitted to the contest by AHES art teacher Caroline Northrop who used the poster contest as part of a class lesson.
Paige’s poster, which mixed images of international flags, a peace sign, and a house, has now been entered into the International Lion's Club district contest.
Paige Huff receives her Lions Club Peace Poster Contest winning award from member Lee Hoffman.
“Her work is among hundreds of thousands around the world who are sharing their vision of peace,” Atlantic Highlands Lions Club member Lee Hoffman told attendees at the organization's 85th Anniversary dinner held at the Shore Casino.
Also cited during the ceremony was contest runner-up Hannah Moses, who was honored at the dinner with a certificate and cash prize.
The poster contest was judged by local artists Don Voorhees and Patricia Hecht.
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NAVESINK, NJ - You are invited to a Blue Christmas Service at Navesink United Methodist Church, 112 Navesink Ave., Navesink, NJ on December 21, 2010 at 7:00 p.m.
Many persons feel very alone in the midst of all the celebration time. The days grow shorter and shorter… as darkness of night grows longer and many find their spirits sinking. So, what is the word of HOPE? That is the very reason of Christmas! If everything in life had been wonderful we would not need a Savior. It is for those who need encouragement and strength for the days ahead that JESUS CAME INTO THE WORLD!
Navesink United Methodist Church to host Blue Christmas Service.
For this reason we offer a Blue Christmas/Longest Night of the Year Service. Regardless of church background, come and share prayers, scripture, and music to acknowledge that God’s presence is for those who mourn or struggle. God’s Word come to shine light into our darkness. ALL are invited to this peaceful and faith filled service! Questions? Please call our office at 732-291-0485