Art Watch: Artists speak tonight at Church St. Gallery

Also: Lisa Sabol’s glass works at Galer Estate, Friday By Lele Galer, Columnist, The Times Tonight, Tuesday August 9th, at 7pm in West Chester, visit Church Street Gallery for a fascinating discussion with six artists from their current Summer Group Show at 12 South Church Street, that goes through the end of August. Artists Robert Bohne, Terry DeAngelo, Sandra Severson, John Suplee, Jessica...

Art Watch: Group Invitational Exhibit

By Lele Galer, Columnist, The Times Nine specially selected artists unite in Church Street Gallery’s first Group Invitational exhibit, opening this Friday July 8th at 5pm at 12 South Church Street in West Chester. Painters include Robert Bohne, Polly Davis Chalfant, Terry DeAngelo, Monique Lazard, John Murray, Sandra Severson, John Suplee, Jessica Turgoose, and an intimate solo exhibition in...

Art Watch: Busy at Chester County Art Association

Multiple shows and exhibitions this month at CCAA By Lele Galer, Columnist, The Times A lot is going on at The Chester County Art Association this weekend, and throughout the month of May. The Art Association is located at 100 North Bradford Avenue in West Chester, and has exhibition galleries on site as well as in neighboring locations and offers art classes and instruction throughout the year. Joshua...

Art Watch: An evening of the arts

A one-night event in Kennett Sq., Friday By Lele Galer, Columnist, The Times April brings a host of wonderful new art shows to Chester County, with many openings this Friday. Openings are exciting art events full of that fresh energy that comes with the unveiling of newly orchestrated show. Artists and customers mingle and chat, and there is food, refreshments and often music to heighten the spectacle...

Art Watch: In The Pink for Valentine’s

Fall in love, with great local art works, for the holiday By Lele Galer, Columnist, The Times This most romantic week of the year starts with two art opening receptions at The Chester County Art Association in West Chester this Thursday February 11, from 5-8pm. At CCAA, both main galleries have very interesting shows.    Send article as PDF   

Art Watch: West Chester’s John Suplee

‘Making pictures one at a time’ By Lele Galer, Columnist, The Times Last Friday had a crowded opening for artist John Suplee’s solo exhibition at The Church Street Gallery in West Chester. Owned by Carol Giblin, the gallery is marking its stellar success by celebrating the work of her husband, painter John Suplee. John has lived and worked in West Chester for most of his life, and...

Art Watch: Jill Beech’s natural curiosities

Showings and art sales just time for the holidays By Lele Galer, Columnist, The Times One of my favorite local sculptors is Jill Beech, and she will be having her annual studio sale this Saturday December 12th 10am-4:30pm. While she is still not keen on creating a website, Jill has a large loyal following of collectors, including me, who wait for her studio sale announcement every year. I already bought...

Art Watch: An art-ful Winter season has begun

Things heating up just as a chill hits the air By Lele Galer, Columnist, The Times The first weekend in December is full of local artisan shows, craft fairs, and open studios of local artists selling everything from paintings to ceramics and jewelry. This month is the “Art of the Gift” for the Brandywine Artisan Wine Trail, so even wineries will be getting into the spirit of handmade gifts...

Art Watch: Steeling the town in Kennett Sq.

Busy spring art scene continues into June with showings and events By Lele Galer, Columnist, The Times Any casual strollers through Kennett Square in the past weeks would have been stopped in their tracks at the new public art sign for Philter coffee house in downtown Kennett Square across from Talula’s Table.¬† It is a stunningly beautiful combination of welded and forged steel, which combines...

Art Watch: art makes a marvelous gift

Galleries all over Chester County are open and ready for your shopping needs By Lele Galer, Columnist, The Times The best gift is something that is hand-made, and if you cannot make it yourself, then you might consider having some shopping fun at any of the holiday art venues in our area –¬† also a great way to support local arts! This week all of the local galleries are open for holiday purchasing,...