Art Partners celebrates Coatesville’s Centennial with Ida E. Jones exhibit

Select paintings showcased at Coatesville Savings Bank Art Partners Studio is delighted to present a selection of paintings by artist Ida E. Jones at Coatesville Savings Bank. The exhibition opens on October 15 with a reception at the Bank, and closes December 10. Artwork will be on view in the lobby during banking hours and during Coatesville Centennial Heritage Day on Saturday, October 17 from...

Art Watch: James Welling featured at Brandywine River Museum

Street Road Artist’s Space featured at Galer, Sept. 13 By Lele Galer, Columnist, The Times At The Brandywine River Museum of Art, Thursday September 10 at 6pm there will be a fascinating talk with contemporary photographer James Welling and Thomas Padon, Director of the Brandywine River Museum of Art on the influence of Andrew Wyeth’s paintings on Welling’s artistic exploration...

Art Watch: Art is happening everywhere in Chester County

While some places get a lot of attention, don’t overlook Oxford, Phoenixville and Coatesville By Lele Galer, Columnist, The Times What everybody needs to know about the Chester County Art Scene is that the arts are not just centered around Chadds Ford, Kennett Square and West Chester, but also flourishing in less heralded places such as Phoenixville, Oxford and Coatesville. In Phoenixville,...

Art Watch: Susan Heaver

Local jewelry artist turns found materials into unearthed treasures By Lele Galer, Columnist, The Times Local jewelry artist Susan Heaver is drawn to the natural beauty in found materials that she cuts, carves and twists into unique works of wearable art.  Not many people can look at a junked piece of copper gutter material and envision bracelets cuffs; but Susan Heaver has a vision, and is inspired...

Art Watch: Jennifer Domal

Pysanky – the lost art of Ukranian Easter eggs is reborn in West Chester. By Lele Galer, Columnist, The Times Artist  Jennifer Domal has a passion for  eggs.  Jennifer utilizes the ages old traditional Ukranian egg carving technique known as “pysanky.”  Etching  her exquisitely detailed patterns onto the surface of an egg, Jennifer creates miniature works of wonder.  Each...

Annual equestrian event travels to urban venue

Coatesville warehouse becomes showcase for steeplechase,  artwork By Kathleen Brady Shea, Managing Editor, The Times Paintings by Coatesville artist Dane Tilghman and steeplechase banners helped transform an aging city warehouse into an industrial chic venue for the Delaware Valley Point-to-Point Association’s annual awards party. When the president of the Unionville-based Delaware Valley...

Jockeying to provide positive view of Coatesville

Unionville group to hold awards party at former furniture warehouse By Kathleen Brady Shea, Managing Editor, The Times “Beetles” by Jeff Schaller will creatively co-exist with horses at the annual Delaware Valley Point-to-Point Association’s 2013 Awards Party, which will be held at the old Lipkin’s warehouse in Coatesville on June 28. The president of the Unionville-based Delaware Valley...