MEETING:  WEDNESDAY, JULY 26 2017, 6:45 P.M., Monmouth County Library Headquarters, 125 Symmes Drive, Manalapan, NJ. .

GINA TORELLO, professor of Art at Monmouth University and Brookdale Community College, is a local professional artist who will be visiting us later this month. She studied and received her MFA of Art and lived and taught abroad for many years in Florence, Italy. Gina will be speaking about her influences and education and how it has enriched her artistically. She will join us for an exciting lecture and even bring in some recent oils she did in Provence, France earlier this year. This program is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be available
The library has requested that ALL members and attendees use the parking lot off of Alexander Drive (behind the library). There is direct access to all meeting rooms from this parking lot and handicapped parking and access is available.

FAS Members, RICHARD B. TALBOT and CAROLYN TISCHER BARTLETT, are featured artists at the Freehold Art Gallery at 7A West Main Street, Freehold. This exhibit will open on Saturday, July 8, 2017. For information about upcoming concerts and other events, visit the Freehold Art Gallery Facebook page, call 908-614-6195 or e-mail FreeholdArtGallery@gmail.com.

Freehold Art Society members once again exhibited work at the Wainright House and Museum in Farmingdale, New Jersey, for the month of June, 2017. This was a fun event at the historic location. Owner, Virginia Woolley, has extended an open invitation to any member of the Freehold Art Society to visit the Museum and Craft Center on any Saturday (10 a.m. to 2 p.m.) or Sunday (1 to 4 p.m.) to paint, draw or photograph the interior or exterior of the building, as well as the other lovely historic homes up and down the Main Street. The museum will be open and available to you for water and restroom facilities. FAS will have another exhibit on the walls of the Wainright House in September, 2017. E-mail if you would like to participate. We only have room for 2 pieces each from 6 members.  


JUDGE’S CHOICE AWARD:  Donna Muzzicato, “Zoey’s Friend”, Oil on Canvas

JUDGE’S AWARDS:  Valerie Rigazio, “Walking on a Roman Road”, Pastel
Linda Hart, “Sundown Floundering”, Watercolor

HONORABLE MENTIONS:  Dana Cohoon, “3 Elephants”, Photo on Canvas
 Hema Gupta, “Roses for You”, Watercolor

This exhibit will remain on display until September 11, 2017 __________________________________________________________________________________________

WELCOME NEW MEMBERS:  Jane Gavaghen, Freehold, Richard B. Talbot, Freehold, Linda Schnorrbusch, Millstone Township, and Lynne Fata, Old Bridge.

FYI: The Monmouth County Fair Art Competition for children, teens and adults, will be receiving entries on Sunday, July 23, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and on Saturday, July 24, from 8 to 11 a.m. For additional information, call 732-842-4000. The Fair opens on Wednesday, July 26 and runs through Sunday, July 30, 2017.

   Dues for the 2017-2018 membership year are due on September 1, 2017
FREEHOLD ART SOCIETY MEMBERSHIP FORM 2017-2018 (Membership runs from 9/1/17 to 8/31/18)
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