It’s 2020! Happy New Year from HV Arts!

Wishing you a HAPPY NEW YEAR from all of us at the Hopewell Valley Arts Council. Thanks to our community’s support, the Hopewell Valley Arts Council had an active and creative 2019!

How we celebrated “art in the everyday” in 2019:

HV ARTS COUNCIL PREMIER EVENTS

  • 5th Annual Amazing Pumpkin Carve
  • ArtConnect Forum – a community gathering for art enthusiasts, artists & creative minds
    • Spring Forum Speakers: Lynn DeClemente Losavio, Collection Manager for the Seward Johnson Atelier; and Gyuri Hollósy, sculptor and painter
    • Fall Forum Speakers: Joy Kreves, mixed media earth artists; Charles Miller, art photographer; and Mira DeMartino, sculptor

ART EXHIBITS CO-SPONSORED WITH CAPITAL HEALTH

  • Joy in the Everyday – works by members of the HV Arts Council
  • Remembering Norma Jean – NJ DeVico retrospective
  • Time Off – works by local art teachers
  • Lost in a Picture – works by photographer C.a. Shofed
ART WORKSHOPS

  • Mandala Art – Bear Tavern Elementary’s Wellness Day
  • Cardboard Stampede – The Big Read, True Grit & Hopewell Valley Come Outside & Play!

SCHOLARSHIPS & HONORARIUMS

  • Scholarships presented to four Hopewell Valley Central High School seniors for past five years
  • Honorariums presented to pumpkin carvers and workshop artists

COMMUNITY PARTNER EVENTS

  • Pennington Farmers Market – featured artist tent
  • Pennington Summer Concert Series – art tent
  • Pennington Day – art in Howe Commons
  • Hopewell Harvest Fair – Kids Korner pumpkin painting
  • Pennington Holiday Walk – ice sculpture with the Pennington Business & Professionals Association
  • Mercer County 4H Fair – arts and crafts judging

(Artwork: Icy Creek, Morris Docktor)