News from the Somerset County Board of Chosen Freeholders
Public Information Contacts: Linda Van Zandt / Joanne Vuoso / Lisa Krueger
September 2, 2003
Watercolor Exhibit Showcases Local Artists
SOMERVILLE – The public is invited to enjoy a free watercolor exhibit Monday through
Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. until Oct. 3 in the Cultural and Heritage Gallery, located in the
Somerset County Administration building lobby at 20 Grove St.
The Somerset County Cultural & Heritage Commission is currently promoting 18 works by
eight Somerset Art Association artists in its “Awash With Color” exhibit. Among the selections are
landscapes, portraits, abstracts, still lifes, florals and more.
Artwork on display includes “Dessert,” “Haunted” and “Purple Rain” by Gay Billich of
Franklin; “Lake Tahoe” and ”Cross County Trails” by Rita Gorky of Bridgewater; “Iris” and “Window
Box” by Rae C. Hoffman of Bernardsville; and “Carolyn,” “Jonathon” and “Second Thoughts” by
Sandy Mezinis of Metuchen.
Also on display are “Night Blooming Waterlily” and “Autumn” by Louise Thul of North
Plainfield; “Rockefeller Center” by Joy Jackson of Bernardsville; “Flora,” “Impressions” and “Le
Café” by Annette Novoa and “Frelinghuysen Arboretum” and “Percussion” by Audrey Wreszin of
Promotion for this exhibition has been made possible, in part, by the New Jersey State
Council on the Arts/Department of State, a partner agency of the National Endowment for the Arts
though the Local Arts Program.
For more information, call Sally de Barcza, Somerset County Cultural & Heritage
Commission, at (908) 231-7000, ext. 7246.
Peter S. Palmer, Freeholder Director * Denise Coyle, Freeholder Deputy Director
Rick Fontana, Freeholder * Ken Scherer, Freeholder * Robert Zaborowski, Freeholder
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