Masters of Pastel - Tim Gaydos & Alex Piccirillo

Tim Gaydos, Alex Piccirillo

October - January 2007

Tim Gaydos has been a Master Pastelist of the Pastel Society of America since 1987. He has participated in numerous museum shows and competitions, including solo exhibitions at The Montclair Art Museum and the Bergen Museum. He has received more than a hundred awards, most notably the American Watercolor Society Gold Medal of Honor in 1995 and the American Watercolor Society Silver Medal of Honor in 2002, and top awards at annual "Pastels Only" shows, organized by the Pastel Society of America. Currently he is showing with Alex Piccirillo at Gallery 51.

Alex Piccirillo has been reviewed by the New York Times, the Star Ledger, Art Speak, and The Bergen Record. He has won numerous awards and exhibited for more than 30 years. Piccirillo received a BFA from the School of Visual Arts in 1974 and went on to study privately with Harvey Dinnerstein and Burton Silverman. Piccirillo currently teaches at the Montclair Art Museum, Yard School of Art. Currently he is showing with Tim Gaydos at Gallery 51.

Bud McNichol - Pool Party

Bud McNichol

9/21/2005 - 11/1/2005

This new body of work by Bud McNichol is part Rockwell, part Hockney, part Hopper, and 100% McNichol. Large scale oils on canvas and a water color measuring 7 feet by 21 feet are sure to blow you away.

Bill Westheimer - Photograms and Camura Obscura

Bill Westheimer

August - September 2006

Bill Westheimer combines photograms and photographs with a variety of historic and modern technologies to create extraordinary imagery that clearly stands out with his distinctive style. His fine art photography is in many collections and museums worldwide and his commercial work is used in book covers, corporate annual reports, editorial illustrations, advertising and music packaging.

Window Seat Photography - Andy Foster

Window Seat Photography: Andy Foster

Window Seat Photography is a unique exhibition of photographs by Andy Foster all taken from the Window Seat of a Commercial Airliner.

Working Title

Bill Mattick, Janet Taylor Pickett, Bill Tierney, Shoshanna Weinberger

4/21/2006 - 5/22/2006

Based on the acclaimed documentary film, Working Title The Group Show features the work of Janet Taylor Pickett, Bill Mattick, Shoshanna Weinberger, Bill Tierney and musician Jordan Carp.


Sheila Bernard, Regina Bogat, Bill Westheimer

Through October 2006

Sheila Bernard, Regina Bogat, and Bill Westheimer each have an unusual way of looking at things... perspective, geometry, shape is the unifying element.

Paul N. Grech - Musical Paintings

Paul Grech

September 8 - October 7

Paul Grech's musical paintings speaks to the entire history of modernism, reminiscent of Picasso, Chagal and Klee. In this series of "Musical Paintings", Grech creates and energy that jumps off the canvas and let's you "see" the music.

Regina Bogat - Hard Edge Geometric Paintings

Regina Bogat

August - September 2006

Bogat's earlier career has been associated with minimal and conceptual art of the mid to late '60s. She worked together side by side with her late husband renowned painter, Alfred Jensen. Like some of her contemporaries, such as Eva Hesse or Mel Bochner, Bogat was involved with esoteric geometry and principles of seriality. Though unlike those who went on to experiment with various mediums and aspects of installation art, Bogat has steadily maintained her pictorial vision in the invested alchemy of paint.

sheila b - Metropolitan Perspective

Sheila Bernard

This series of photographs is a study of light, geometry and reflections in New York, Boston, and Chicago. As part of a group show, she exhibited "Urban Blues" at eh Cork Gallery, Avery Fisher Hall in Lincoln Center. Sheila's photographs have won numerous awards and appeared in ther premiere issue of Casa Bella, April, 2003. She was selected Artist of the Month in Casa Design for Living, May, 2004 and reviewd in This Week in New York. She is in the Permanent Corporate Collections of CharterMac, Honeywell Corporation and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, NY.

Oliver Lake - Passin Thru

Oliver Lake

Oliver Lake is a world renowned Jazz musician and composer. He is a Guggenheim Fellowship recipient and has worked with contemporary pop icons including Bjork, Lou Reed, Mos Def and Tribe Called Quest. His overnight success as a visual artist was a mere 30 years ago in the making, with a body of work that is as colorful and diverse as his music.

Two Women Photographers

Babs Armour,

Feb 10 - March 10, 2007

Opening Reception, Saturday, Feb10, 5 - 11 pm

Claire Rosen:
Montclair native, Claire Rosen, completed her BFA in Photography at the Savannah College of Art and Design in 2006. She proceeded to spend the summer in Rockport, ME at the Maine Photographic Workshops where she was inspired to research and photograph unique dolls and develop a series of self portraits. Critics have called both groups of photographs, “haunting, mysterious, and unforgettable.” She has worked closely and assisted for famed photographer Joyce Tenneson and is on her way to becoming a photo star in her own right.

Babs Armour:
Babs Armour is an award-winning New York City based photographer. Her store window photography was featured on ABC's Good Morning America and a cover story in VM&SD, a design industry magazine. A graduate of Sarah Lawrence College, Babs Armour has studied photography at both the International Center for Photography and The School of Visual Arts. She also served on the Board of Professional Women Photographers.

Note: All photographs in this series are single frame, single exposure 35mm

Photographs of Chihuly Gardens

Chihuly at NY Botanical Garden: Andy Foster Photography

If you didn't see the Chihuly exhibit at the New York Botanical Garden, you really missed something special. The photographs of Andy Foster, capture the extraordinary otherworldliness of the experience.


Robert Bertone

March 24 - April 11

Robert Bertone has been painting for more than 20 years with his style constantly evolving. His latest body of work, ”Figurative-Pop” is simultaneously modern and retro. Bertone’s colors are bold and expressive, while his compositions are minimal and seductive. Bertone is included in numerous private collections and has exhibited at Ward-Nasse Gallery in Chelsea, Wesbeth Gallery in NYC, as well as the Fine Arts Museum of Long Island.

Scott Gordley

Scott Gordley Chair: Montclair State University

October 13th - November 11th

is currently a Professor of Fine Arts at Montclair State University. He began his career in New York illustrating for clients including Time, Esquire, Reader’s Digest, Newsday, Saatchi & Saatchi, and Ogilvy & Mather. In 1999 a retrospective of his work was held at the Avenida de Los Artistas Gallery in Vienna. In February of 2004 he was one of 40 artists selected by New Yorker critic Peter Schjeldahl to participate in the exhibition “Critical Mass.” Mr. Gordley had 2 exhibitions open in New York City in the summer of 2004, participated in the American Exhibition at the Museum of American Illustration in NYC in the fall of 2004 and was recently honored by inclusion both the Society of Illustrators 48th Annual American Illustration exhibition and in the American Illustration anthology: Best of American Illustration published in the fall of 2005.

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