Joel Popadicus and Julie Goetz will be the Jurists for the 27 th Tewksbury Art Exhibition presented by the Tewksbury Historical Society Friday, Oct. 12, thru Saturday, Oct. 20, at the Zion Lutheran Church Christian Education Center, 16 Miller Ave., Oldwick, 08858.

Popadicus, Judge of Selection, earned a BFA from the School of Visual arts in NYC and studied painting with Arthur F. Maynard and with John Phillip Osborn.  He is a member of the American Watercolor Society and the recipient of many national awards, including the Hudson Valley Art Association's Edgar A. Whitney Memorial Award, the NJ Watercolor Society Silver Medal of Honor and the California Watercolor Society Grumbacher Gold Medal.  He has been featured in "American Artist" and "Artist Magazine".  He is Past President of the NJ Watercolor Society and is an Executive Board Member and Education Director of the Ridgewood Art Institute where he teaches painting and drawing.

His works are in the University Medial Center of Princeton, Hamilton House in Clifton, NJ, the Ridgewood Art Institute Permanent Collection and the United Methodist Church in Ridgewood.

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Goetz, Judge of Awards, received a BFA from the Carnegie-Mellon University.  A member of the Society of Illustrators, Bank Street College, The School of Visual Arts and The Stable.Drawing Workshop.   She has received grants from the NY Council on the Arts, the Vermont Studio Center, the Raritan Headwaters Association and the residences of Purnell School.

Her works are exhibited Guffey Art Center, the NY Public Library, the Morristown Museum, the Riverside Studio and the Bundy Modern.

The Show and Sale includes juried, small works and portfolio area.  Media includes oil, acrylic, paper (pastel, watercolor, mixed media collage), Hand pulled print (etching, silk, screen, lithograph) and photography (analog and digital).  Subjects include animal, abstract, landscape, floral and still-life.

A Reception will open the Show on Thursday evening, Oct. 11, 6-8 PM.  For Show and Reception details visit