Jersey Central Art Studios To Host Plein-Air Competition & Art Sale In Cranford, New Jersey
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|(openPR) - Jersey Central Art Studios, a non-profit art organization in Cranford, New Jersey will be hosting its second Juried Cranford Plein-Air Painting Event, Paint the Town 2011 from June 7-12th. During this six-day Plein-Air competition and art sale, professional landscape painters will depict scenes throughout the immediate area, as well as from the Jersey Shore to Manhattan, making this a regional event.
According to Deb Leber, president of Jersey Central Art Studios, the picturesque town of Cranford, New Jersey is the ideal place to host this event. “The town of Cranford is located about 18 miles southwest of and is filled with timeless charm,” she says.
“Plein-Air is a French term for painting in the open air,” Leber explains. “These paintings are usually done quickly. The artist's intent is to capture the light and feeling of a particular time of day.”
Leber emphasizes that there will be many opportunities for the public to get involved with the artistic process and to purchase paintings of the urban, seaside and rural landscapes that were created on location.
For more information about the Plein-Air Painting Event, please visit the Jersey Central Art Studio facebook page at www.facebook.com/pages/Jersey-Central-Art-Studios/1307014....
About Jersey Central Art Studios
Jersey Central Art Studios (JCAS) is a non-profit art organization consisting of artists and citizens who are dedicated to raising awareness of the arts and artistic processes as well as integrating arts into the community through education, events and economic development.
JCAS sees art as a vital component to life that can greatly enrich a community. The organization is currently locating a building in downtown Cranford, NJ that will allow for artists to work, sell, teach and interact with one another and the community.
JCAS hosts painting and drawing classes for students of all ages. For more information, please visit www.jcas.org.
Jersey Central Art Studios
221 Orchard Street
Cranford, NJ 07016
Contact: Deborah Leber, President