HoBART returns with “Art in the Indigenous Landscape”
âART IN THE INDIGENOUS LANDSCAPEâ: A private outdoor farmhouse in Frenchtown is the setting for this year’s HoBART art exhibition on October 2, 3, 9 and 10. The exhibition will feature some of the region’s leading sculptors, artists and artisans.
Now in its fourth year, the HoBART Art Show in Frenchtown will feature an expanded roster of some of the region’s leading sculptors, artists and artisans spanning the Delaware River region of New Jersey and Pennsylvania. The show – on October 2, 3, 9 and 10 – offers a unique opportunity to experience sculpture installations by contemporary artists in a private outdoor setting, among rolling hills, historic barns and beautiful indigenous scenery.
Both indoor and outdoor, guests are invited to explore the property’s many outbuildings which will house sculptures, paintings and contemporary glass art. All works of art are for sale directly from the artists. Social distancing and the wearing of masks will be encouraged.
Exhibiting artists include sculptors Oki Fukunaga, Harry H. Gordon, Kate Graves, Ray King, Bruce Lindsay, Rory Mahon, Eric Schultz and Steven Snyder; multimedia artists Robert T. Cooke, Ilene Dube, Aylin Green, Joy Kreves, Hilary Peirce and Mayfield Williams; painters Jacqueline Haut Evans, Lauren Johnson, Amanda Penecale, Mike Pantuso, Karen Schoenitz, Joe Strasser and Kazaan Viveiros; 2D drawing and multimedia artist Haley Manchon; ceramicists Rebecca Graham and Debbie Reichard; jeweler Jessica Mueller; glassblower and sculptor Don Gonzalez; weaver Martha Gonzalez; and carpenter Hayden Geurds.
Paul Steinbeiser, who hosts this event, specializes in native landscaping and custom masonry, and will be available for consultations and discussions on adopting sustainability concepts to create a healthy landscaped environment using native plants. in organic and whimsical natural designs.
True to her love of beauty, history and sustainability, Steinbeiser believes in the restoration and preservation of old structures, such as the refurbished âHannah Shawâ, circa 1830-1840, originally from Princeton, who ‘he moved and restored. . His own home and other outbuildings are based on a 1780s Delaware Valley farmhouse in which he used beams, floors, and other materials salvaged over the years.
HoBART 2021 is part of a collaborative effort by River Arts Creatives, a collective of arts organizations, galleries and businesses celebrating and promoting art and creativity in the cities of the Delaware River.
Show dates are October 2, 3, 9 and 10 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 718 County Route 519 in Frenchtown. For more information, visit facebook.com/hobartartshow.