WINDOWS ON HEAVEN:  Contemporary Icons.

Nails in the Wall Gallery
January 19 through May 15, 2013
Reception – Saturday, January 19, 2-5pm

An Exhibit featuring multiple works by six well-known iconographers, several who “write” religious icons in the very traditional Byzantine style, others who, while they work in that spirit, have developed a very personal approach to icon painting. The issues of depth of spirituality, conversion, transformation, suffering, are presented by each of these artists in dramatically different ways and yet ways that are visually relevant to our times.

Christine Simoneau Hales, Philmont, NY,
Suzanne Schleck, Toms River, NJ,
Patrick Shea, Queens, NY.
Sandy Mezinis, Metuchen, NJ
Christina Saj Cedar Grove, NJ
Sybil Archibald West Orange, NJ

Round Table Discussion
Sunday, April 7, 12 noon – 1:30pm.

Participating in the discussion will be the five women artists whose work is in the current exhibit WINDOWS on HEAVEN:  Contemporary Icons...and find in them, not bonds, but wings, the Round Table will invite the iconographers to discuss their work with icons, what influenced them to paint in this style, and to engage in conversation together about their very different approaches to this form.  Christina Saj, Christine Hale Simeoneau, Sybil Archibald, and Suzanne Schleck will be present for the discussion; Sandy Mezinis will participate from Florida, via a Skype connection.  The discussion is free and open to the public.

Gallery hours are:  M-F: 9am-2pm.

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