Art Watch: Late summer offers lots of cool arts options

By Caroline Roosevelt, Guest Columnist, The Times August tends to be one of the more languid months for art goers, however there’s plenty to see and do as the Chester County region transitions into its steady fall schedule. There have been plenty of positive shake ups including the address change of Karen D’Allairds’ Willowdale Art Academy to Union St in Kennett Square, as well as Mala Galleria...

Art Watch: an ‘Insatiable eye’ for art

By Lele Galer, Columnist, The Times This weekend, “The Insatiable Eye” opens at Church Street Gallery and also check out “Operation” which is on view through July 28th at the Art Trust at the Meridian Bank. The first ever Montgomery County Studio tour is also this weekend, Saturday and Sunday, and next week David Katz opens in Coatesville and Galer Estate Winery hosts the...

Art Watch: Reflections and hanging out this weekend with art and wine

By Lele Galer, Columnist, The Times After last weekend’s whirlwind art adventure on The Chester County Studio Tour, this week offers some calmer, interesting, compelling discussions about creating and selling art here in Chester County. After looking at so much art all weekend, now is a great week to reflect on it all. Share in captivating art discussions Wednesday and Thursday, and enjoy...

Art Watch: ‘Marching’ into a busy local art schedule

By Lele Galer, Columnist, The Times Three great shows are opening this Friday, March 10th, and it might be a difficult choice for art lovers! The 8th Annual Radley Run Art Show start this Friday night, from 6-10pm and continues Saturday from 10am-3pm at the beautiful Radley Run Country Club in West Chester. Church Street Gallery in West Chester opens a new solo show with phenomenal landscape painter...

Art Watch: Listening to art

By Lele Galer, Columnist, The Times Art discussions, reviews and demonstrations are all the rage now at most of the local art galleries and museums. They are a great chance to hear artists talk about their work, and to enter into lively discussions about art, materials, and any other art related questions or comments that may pop into your head. The museums also have very interesting curator discussions...

Art Watch: Portia Mortensen opens at Church St. Gallery

By Lele Galer, Columnist, The Times This Friday January 13th be prepared for a treat at Church Street Gallery, with the opening of “The Texture of Serenity” paintings by Portia Mortensen. Once a year, Church Street Gallery changes it up and presents an exhibit of purely abstract art, and Portia Mortensen is the abstract painter chosen for 2017. The artist reception is this Friday, January...

Art Watch: The Magic of Metal and Art on the Flip Side

By Lele Galer, Columnist, The Times This weekend starts off with an exciting steel sculpture show in Kennett Square, “The Magic of Metal: The Transformation of Steel to Fine-art Sculpture” at Vinewoods Forge located at 376 West Street Road in Kennett Square. Artist sculptor Rob Sigafoos leads the list of 7 highly regarded metal sculptors including: Stan Smokler, Dave Beck, Jeff Bell,...

Art Watch: Art is everywhere in October

First Fridays kick off busy month in Chester County By Lele Galer, Columnist, The Times October is a very busy month for art! It starts off with the exciting biannual “Gallery Walk” Friday October 7th from 5-9pm in West Chester where dozens of businesses downtown become mini-art galleries, and existing galleries have fun, catered openings for their newest shows. Go to the West Chester...

Art Watch: Artists talk about their work

Sometimes the words behind the art is just as captivating By Lele Galer, Columnist, The Times If you have ever thought of hearing an artist discussion in a gallery or museum, but hesitated, perhaps this recounting of the most recent artist talk at Church Street Gallery will inspire you to take the plunge. These days most galleries, art associations and art shows have an hour or so dedicated to...

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...