STOCKTON, N.J. — The New Jersey Equine Artists’ Association's 2019 Invitational Exhibit of equine art by local/regional artists, “NJEAA Art of the Horse,” will open on June 9.

A public reception and an opportunity to meet the artists will be on opening day from 2 to 4 p.m. at Prallsville Mills, 33 Risler Street, Stockton., N.J. 

About 3:30 p.m. noted author, Loren Spiotta-DiMare of Tewsksbury, N.J. will give a presentation on her latest book, Sergeant Reckless:  Hero War Horse, the true story of an amazing sorrel mare who served alongside the Marines in the the Korean War.

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A Door Prize of a framed equine print by award-winning artist and group founding member, Barbara Hornstra will be awarded, at no cost, to one reception attendee.

The exhibit will be on display through Sunday, June 23 and will be open Thursdays through Sundays, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. or by appointment.

"This is the group’s third time at Prallsville Mills and it has been a great venue to showcase these majestic animals at work, sport and play in the wild and dreams,” said the group’s founder/director, Sheila Barnes. “I’m also pleased to say this is NJEAA’s 20th anniversary, starting with local artists in 1999. We have been thrilled with the response of art/horse lovers to our shows over the years. We also want to remind readers that the horse is the state animal, so it’s appropriate for the equines to receive much-deserved attention. Prallsville Mills is a destination that showcases them so well.” 

The Sawmill at Prallsville Mills is “an historic site nestled along the Delaware River and Raritan Canal in the quaint town of Stockton, New Jersey," and as such is a lovely backdrop for this unique exhibition.

NJEAA provides information, education and networking opportunities for its members, whether beginners or professionals.  To learn more contact Barnes at: or call 908-284-9751Visit /like the group’s Facebook page.

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