• August 17, 2019

Joe Rha and "Inspired by Frida Kahlo" - Ocean City Sentinel: Art Shows

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Linwood , NJ

For Immediate Release:

Group Art Exhibit at Nashville North Studios: "Inspired by Frida Kahlo"

Solo Art Exhibit:  "Joseph Rau" 

Music: Kenn Dorn and Lou Giunta

Reception: 4th Friday, August 23, 2019,  6-9 pm at NNS


     Nashville North Studios welcomes everyone on the 23rd of August, to our 4th Friday Art & Music Reception for our end-of-summer group exhibit "Inspired by Frida Kahlo", a great Mexican Artist, and the solo exhibit of the very talented Northfield resident, Joe Rha. This month long exhibit will highlight artistry that is both beautiful and thought provoking. We will continue to offer for sale artistically embellished bandanas that will benefit Beacon Animal Rescue.

    Kenn Dorn, the former sax player for Chubby Checker, and Big Band Leader Lou Giunta will team up to bring the music home and may even play a couple of Mexican tunes to put us in the mood for Frida!

     This month our Solo Gallery will feature the art of Joseph Rha, a graduate of The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in 2016.  His work has been shown in Philadelphia and New York City in curated exhibitions. Joe says, "The painting practice arrives through painterly and personal intentions.  The end game is clarity." 

    Art Talk will be on Wednesday, September 4th at 6 o'clock in the evening. Joseph Rha will talk about his journey in the world of art and how the painting evolves in thought before it is executed.  Additionally, the following week on Tuesday, September 10th we will  have a Workshop 1-3:30 pm, during which Joe will demonstrate the proper way to stretch canvas over stretcher bars; how to make a small wood panel; and different preparations between oil & synthetic primers.  Reservations are needed for both events as space is limited.  Call Nashville North Studios for more details.

     Our group exhibit features many award winning local artists who are not only successful here, but in many other places around the globe.   Invited artists may include the following:  Painters:Kathleen Arleth,Jason Antonelli, Jennifer Auge,Lance Balderson, Mike Bell, Elise Bond, Jacqueline Boyd, Diane Brown, Charlotte Carney, Christine Cleary, Linda Crane, Merryl Cool, Teresita Abad Doebely, Grayce Denoia Bochak, G. Matt Dixon, Marlene Doerr, Kathy Biddle-Dutton, April Elias, Tim and Gayle Faherty, Fury Feraco, Gina Fullerton, Tina Garcia, Pat Garza, Kathy Geary,  Cheryl Knowles-Harrigan, Alisa Harris, Shirley Hawthorne, Susan Irland, Frank Kallop, Andy Keena, Theresa Keenish, Shana Kestrel, Doreen Khebzou, Mary Ann Kline, Chuck Law, Renee Leopardi, Margaret Leslie, Christina Lowenstein, Annette Maynard, Rita Michalenko, Amy Mahon, Donna Mindish, Donna Moore, Margaret Moretti, Gloria Moyer, Christine O'Brien, Betsy Naumchik,  Bill Parker, Barry Pisetzner, Joan Power, Carmella Pollotta, Sue Rau,  Eileen Raynes, Mary Reola, Diane Roberts, Linda Robinson, Cathy Rodricks, Sally Roik, William Sines, Jill Cucci Smith, Tim Smith, Patti Speed, Stan Sperlak, Bea Stenta, Tony Troy, Lucille VanZandt, Michael Waters, Linda Weisbecker, Leon D. Wescoat III, Susanne Winning, Winnie Witmore, Lawrence Wulfe,  Grace and Michael Zambelli, Carol Zerbe and Judy Saylor Allison.  Custom Made Jewelry: Arlene Groch.  Writers: Michael Randolph and Susan Irland.  Wood Artist: Charles Wray. Clayworkers: Colleen Cornell and Brad Hagmayer. Sculptors: Molly SangerCarpenter, Karen Yates,"Bobb" Lang.  Documentary Filmaker:  Bill Horin;  Photographers:  Anne Harlan, Kathleen Arleth,Bob Boyd,Gail Graham,Valerie Connolly,Gail Beckley, Don Chillemi,  "Popsie", Paul Dempsey, Lindsay Wray, Rand Snyderman, Jerry Nash, Kubilay Bekirogullari, Ken Thompson, Rich Meehan, William West &  Bill Ngo;  Mosaics: Teresita Abad Doebley, Jill Snyder and Judy Saylor Allison.

     Please remember to take the time to see the works of Nancy Palermo and Judith Saylor Allison, as well as our "Featured Artists" showcasing juried regional artists in their own special section:  Bill Sines, Susan Irland, Eileen Raynes, Sally Roik, Bob Boyd, Karen Yates, Christine O'Brien, Bea Stenta, Doreen Serago Khebzou, Gail Beckley, Barry Pisetzner, Shirley Hawthorne, Teresita Abad Doebley & welcome to our new artists Ericka Midiri and Mae Townsend.  These affordable works are changed often and are always beautiful to see! 

     And drop by Jim Allison's  Music Production Studio too!  Recently Jim has produced a new toe tapping song by Dan Walsh, "Lucy the Elephant";  Mastered Music by Wilberforce Sylvester, a friend of Bob Marley's; and is currently producing up and coming Country Christian Singer, Daryl Boyer. 

     This Fourth Friday Artists Reception will take place on August 23rd from 6 until 9:00 pm at Nashville North Studios, Suite 8, Linwood Greene, 210 New Road, Linwood, NJ 08221. All works are for sale and Personalized Gift Certificates are available upon request. For more information please contact Judy Saylor and/or Jim Allison at 609-504-5044.  Our next opening will be the 4th Friday, September 27th, Group Exhibit, "Paris Affair" and a solo exhibit by Artist, Kathleen Arleth . Regular business hours are Monday through Saturday 12-6 pm and by appointment. Phone 609-504-5044. www.NashvilleNorthStudios.com, Facebook & Instagram.

Website: www.nashvillenorthstudios.com
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  • Nashville North Studios
  • 210 New Road, Suite 8, Linwood Greene, 8
  • Linwood, NJ 08221
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Name: Judy Saylor Allison Phone: 6095045044 Email:
Contact Judy Saylor Allison by email or by phone at 6095045044 for more information regarding the Joe Rha and "Inspired by Frida Kahlo".
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