NEWS

May 12, 2018

J.M. Stringer Gallery was pleased to return to the Jacobus Vanderveer House & Museum for our third annual pop-up exhibition featuring the contemporary American master, John Phillip Osborne (b. 1951). This two-weekend show and sale was a curated selection of Osborne's newest work, which focuses on exploring and reimagining the thirteen original American colonies. Osborne is an internationally renowned painter and avid student of history, particularly the American Revolution, who has won numerous awards for his landscape, figurative, and still life paintings. A native of northern New Jersey, the encampments and significant battles of the Revolution literally envelop him, sparking a lifelong fire to artistically investigate the period and its players. The landscapes ordinary citizen soldiers and great Generals marched through still surround us today, the murmur of their footsteps still echo. Osborne captures these transcendental moments with a fine art background, academically trained eye, and historical accuracy – but above all, with unrivaled passion.

September 14, 2017

Joseph Sundwall has been accepted into the American Academy of Equine Art’s 37th Annual Open Juried Exhibition. The painting - "Perfecta," oil on linen, 20 x 20 inches - is his first submission to this highly respected arts organization, headquartered in Lexington, Kentucky, whose goal with this show is to assemble the finest display of equine artwork.

 

The exhibition will be held at the Aiken Center for the Arts in Aiken, South Carolina on September 14 - October 27, 2017.

July 26, 2017

Stephanie Amato has been accepted into the American Impressionist Society's 18th Annual National Juried Exhibition. This marks her third time being juried into this prestigious exhibition, and thus she will be receiving an esteemed Signature Membership.

March 20, 2017

Out of thousands of entries, Kyle Stuckey is one of only 26 artists that has received the honor of a Certificate Excellence in the 2017 International Portrait Competition. The competition is hosted by the Portrait Society of America.

March 12, 2017

Gallery artists Stephanie Amato, André Lucero, and Jim McVicker were three of only 41 artists selected to participate in the Lighthouse ArtCenter's 4th Annual Plein Air Festival on March 8-12, 2017. This juried/invitational plein air event received submissions from artists in 27 states and internationally, and is the premier gathering of its kind in South Florida. Lucero and McVicker both won overall Honorable Mention, and McVicker also won Honorable Mention in the Quick Draw competition. Furthermore, gallery artist George Van Hook - the Grand Prize winner of the 2016 3rd Annual Plein Air Festival - was asked to judge this year’s event. 

March 02, 2017

Geoffrey Leckie won Honorable Mention at the 118th Annual Exhibiting Artist Members Exhibition for his oil painting "Autumn, Johnson's Lake." The exhibition is hosted by the National Arts Club, and is on view February 27 - March 23, 2017.

October 30, 2016

Stephanie Amato won the "Peoples' Choice Award" at EnPleinAirTEXAS for her oil painting, "Morning Reflections." The annual event is hosted by the vibrant San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts, and was held in San Angelo, Texas on October 23-30, 2016.

 

Amato also recently received several awards from the Salmagundi Club in New York: Merit Award, 2016 Thumb Box Exhibition & Sale; Merit Award, 2016 Nautical Theme Exhibition; Second Place, 2016 Spring Auction.

October 16, 2016

Jim McVicker won Best in Show, worth $10,000, for his piece “Morning at Main Beach” during the 18th Annual Laguna Beach Plein Air Painting Invitational in California.

Thirty-five nationally acclaimed contemporary landscape artists gathered to paint Laguna Beach in what is considered one of the most prestigious plein air fine art events in the country. The invitational was presented by the Laguna Plein Air Painters Association, a nonprofit art organization, dedicated to painting the landscape.

October 12, 2016

George Van Hook and Leonard Mizerek took second and fourth place, respectively, at the Painting-by-the-Sea Quick Draw competition. The contest was held during Cape Ann Plein Air's First Annual Painting Competition and Festival in Manchester-by-the-Sea, MA. 

 

When the airhorn sounded on Wednesday morning, 60 painters all got to work. Artists had just three hours to complete a masterwork.

October 10, 2016

Joseph Sundwall received the "Best Local Artist" award at the inaugural Hudson Valley Plein Air Festival, held in Newburgh, NY. His winning painting was "Gatehouse," oil on panel, 10" x 12".

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