Arts & Entertainment

Duteil Wins "Best in Exhibit" at Chatham Local Art Exhibit at Fishawack

c8748a0a34dd58e4c246_duteil.JPG
Jennifer Duteil won "Best in Exhibit" for her painting of DRIP Credits: TAP Chatham
d5a5b98cbf157a50b8c2_McManus.JPG
Irene McManus won a Judge's Choice award for her water color painting of the 911 Memorial Credits: TAP Chatham
b79305cb42c62a68df0e_Gosner.JPG
Pam Gosner was recognized for her gazebo paintings Credits: TAP Chatham
3d1c812244cc9f586b0d_IMG_1486.JPG
Credits: TAP Chatham
acfb8d7a277e5d4a6d54_KelJenk.JPG
Kelsey Jenkinson, an 11-year-old fifth grader at Lafayette, won two awards for her pastel pencil drawing of the Red Brick Schoolhouse Credits: TAP Chatham
50443fd3d66adf7785c5_IMG_1488__1_.JPG
Credits: TAP Chatham
a71fbaa31d30b9ab3cf6_IMG_1491__1_.JPG
Jennifer Duteil with her paintings at the Fishawack exhibit Credits: TAP Chatham
5deba5204128fa8245b4_Kelsey.JPG
Kelsey Jenkinson, 11, of Chatham with her pastel drawing of the Red Brick Schoolhouse Credits: TAP Chatham
c8748a0a34dd58e4c246_duteil.JPG

CHATHAM, NJ - The goal is to bring back art exhibits to the Fishawack Festival and Saturday was a good start with the Local Art Exhibit at the Chatham Library presented by D.J. Crater.

"I remember the days that I'd come here every Fishawack to buy art, and I'm from Madison," Janice Piccolo, director of Chatham Community Services said. "So we want to bring it back to that. Slowly, slowly we've been building it and we're very excited about those who participated today."

Chatham resident Jennifer Duteil won "Best in Exhibit" for her color paining of the DRIP cafe on Main Street. For Duteil, the award was somewhat of a validation of her artwork because she never got to finish the "Grey to Green" project she was painting on the traffic control box at the corner of Fairmount and Watchung avenues .

Sign Up for E-News

Kelsey Jenkinson of Chatham was recognized with two awards in the young adult category. The 11-year-old fifth grader drew the Red Brick Schoolhouse on Southern Boulevard with a pastel pencils.

"We drove past it and I took a picture of it in my mind and remembered it," Jenkinson said. "I drew it from memory in about three hours."

Pam Gosner, a 44-year resident of Chatham who now lives in New Providence, also won a Judge's Choice award for her acrylic paintings of the Gazebo at Reasoner Park. 

Chatham High senior Dani Coates was a double winner and Irene McManus won a ribbon for her water color of the 911 Memorial.

Best In Exhibit & People’s Choice: Jennifer Duteil “Drip Coffee”

Adult Category:

Judge’s Choice: Irene McManus “Chatham Remembers”

Honorable Mention: Pam Gosner “Gazebo In Spring”

Young Adult Category:

Judge’s Choice & Honorable Mention

Dani Coates “Great Swamp Elements”

Adolescent Category:

Judge’s Choice & Honorable Mention:

 Kelsey Jenkinson “Red Brick School House On The Corner”

 

TAP Into Another Town's News:

Sign Up for E-News

Chatham

A Week at the Library of The Chathams Monday, June 18 – Sunday, June 24, 2018

Please note that the library will be closed on Sundays now through Labor Day weekend

PROGRAMS AND EVENTS

By Galina Natenzon

This week we are wrapping up our first session of ESL classes.  Stay tuned, we are planning a fall session to start in September.  New students are welcome to enroll!  This is the last week of calm and quiet at the library before our summer reading ...

Angie's Owners Want to Thank Their Chatham Customers

June 14, 2018

To the Editor:

We want to thank our customers and the entire community for their support and devotion to our business. Our last day of business will be July 31.

rWe will miss all the friends that we have developed over the past 26 years. Wishing everyone much success and happiness in the future.

Sincerely,

Louiza and Jimmy Poulimenos

P.S. "Until we meet ...

Video: Dietze Says Despite Trade War Fears, Economy's Fundamentals Remain Strong

June 21, 2018

Point View Wealth Management's Founder, President and Chief Investment Strategist, David Dietze, live from the CNN building on the case for bullishness despite a potential trade war:

ptview.com/medias/tv-radio

For more than 25 years, Point View Wealth Management, Inc. has been working with families in Summit and beyond, providing customized portfolio management services ...

Cool Ways to Save Money This Summer

As the summer temperatures rise, home cooling costs rise as well. But there are ways to help save money without sweating the heat:

To increase your cooling system’s efficiency by as much as 20%, get it checked out for summer.  A technician will clean the condenser, make sure you have the optimal amount of refrigerant, and ensure the airflow over the coil is ...