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Art of the Pour

06/16/2018 04:00 PM - 07:00 PM ET

Category

Ticketed Events

Admission

  • $60.00

Location

West Windsor Arts Center

Summary

Join us for the second annual event featuring wine education, tastings, and an artist presentation. This year we are joined by Illia Barger, known for her many murals in the Princeton and Trenton area as well as her masterful flower paintings.

This event is also a fundraiser for the West Windsor Arts Council's spring fund drive. A portion of your ticket price and any other donations will be matched by our generous donor.

$50 Members, $60 Non-members. 4 - 7 pm

Limited space available. Must be 21 plus.

Description

The Art of the Pour
Saturday June 16, 4 - 7 pm

Join us for the second annual event featuring wine education, tastings, and an artist presentation. This year we are joined by Illia Barger, known for her many murals in the Princeton and Trenton area as well as her masterful flower paintings. This "happy hour" program will also have a focus on rosé wine from Corkscrew, Princeton as well as crostini and mezze appetizers.

Illia Barger has studied at Bennington College, Vermont, and she holds a B.F.A. from Cooper Union in New York. In 2016/17 her work was featured at the James A.Michener Art Museum in "The Death of Imressionism? Disruption and Innovation in Art". In 2016, she received recognition for her artistic contributions through her murals in Mercer County. She was the 2012 Anne Reeves Artist in Residence and has been the recipient of the Pollock-Krasner Foundation Award (1999), a residency at the PS 122 Project Studio Space (1997-98),and the Faber Birren National Color Award (1998). Her work has been exhibited in solo and group shows in and around New York City including, Morpeth Contemporary Gallery, Cheryl Hazan Gallery, Broadway Windows, Saint John the Divine Cathedral, and Mercer County Community College.

Barger has executed murals both private and public. Her most recent large-scale work (2016), After the Crossing is located on East Hanover Street in Trenton and measures 25' x 25'. She executed the mural Continuum, measuring 25 ft. x 45 ft., (2012) in downtown Princeton and a mural for Capital Health Hospital in Hopewell NJ, Poppies (2011), which measures 11 ft. x 32 ft. Her largest mural, commissioned by the EDC, is in the Brooklyn Army Terminal, Brooklyn, NY (1993) and measures 35 ft. x 150 ft.

This event is also a fundraiser for the West Windsor Arts Council's spring fund drive. A portion of your ticket price and any other donations will be matched by our generous donor.

$50 Members, $60 Non-members. Limited space available. Must be 21 plus.

     

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