Netherwood Heights Neighbors Association - Our Photos - 2014 NHN Calendar - Nancy Depew was born and raised in Plainfield and is a Plainfield High School graduate. She has exhibited widely in solo and group exhibitions (the most recent in the Summer Group Exhibition, Arcadia Fine Arts, NY 2013) and has taught and lectured. Her medium is oil. The flower in Illumination is an iris salvaged from an old garden in Plainfield.
NHN Calendar-March 2014 - Indira Bailey is a renowned artist, award winning art educator who was born and raised in Plainfield, NJ. Indira's work demonstrates her pride, talent and her genuine interest in showing her experience as an African American woman and her travels abroad as a Fulbright Scholar in a positive light.
NHN Calendar-Aug2014 - I believe art should evoke a positive feeling, tell a story present day or historical, depict a fantasy, provoke thought, be whimsical or factual, as well as bring beauty into the lives of the viewer. This is what I try to present with my work... Mel Holston
Netherwood Heights Neighbors Association - Our Photos - 2014 NHN Calendar - Ivan K. Lo was born in I-Lan, Taiwan. He is a professional illustrator and graphic designer and has been living in Plainfield since 2005. In 2008, Ivan earned a Master of Fine Arts in Design and Technology at Parsons The New School for Design in New York City. He has been featured at solo art shows in New York City and New Jersey.
Dec14-Jorge Larrea was born in Quito, Ecuador. He arrived in the US in 1990 & has been a resident of Plainfield since '05. "My artwork is the result of a personal search for spiritual meaning. I believe that some essential symbols have the power to convey truths that cannot express..."
2014 NHN Calendar-MIJARES’ contemporary realist paintings have been exhibited internationally in museum, university, corporate, and alternative galleries. Awarded a Puffin Foundation fellowship (2013), and two Painting Fellowships from the NJ State Council on the Arts, she is a Rutgers University graduate. Visit Mijares’ 4 large porcelain enamel murals at Bergenline Avenue Station Plaza in Union City, NJ, and her painting, “Across the Street” at Drumthwacket (Princeton) through July 2014.
Paul Xiknawi Otzelotl Pinkman has exhibited his art for 30+ yrs throughout NJ & NY. In creating his work, he chooses not to limit his choice of media, preferring to work in any media that offers the desired result such as digital print work, painting, drawing and installation work. Mr. Pinkman currently resides in Plainfield, NJ. Sheryl, the work seen here, is chalk pastel and colored pencil on paper.
2014 NHN Calendar - Joseph Padial divides his time between several homes, one in Plainfield, New Jersey. He is a former Designer and Art Director for several major American publishing companies. His work has been sold in galleries from Watchung to Fort Lauderdale and is featured art in many homes around the world. He views his latest works as a stylistic departure that comes with maturity and creative rebirth as a prostate cancer survivor.