May 30th - June 23rd
Artist Reception - Tentatively - Thurs., June 7th 5:30PM -8:30PM
Come meet, mingle, enjoy a complimentary glass of wine and some lite bites with Luba Caruso, Jean Spicer and Denise Vitollo! (Open to the Public)
LUBA M. CARUSO
Luba Caruso, born in Boston, Massachusetts, is a graduate of Villanova University and attended The Parsons School of Design. She received a package design award from Parsons and has had many works featured in the Parsons Gallery. A successful Package and Design Artist with 15 years experience, Luba’s label designs are featured in famous marketplaces around the country such as Whole Foods, Trader Joes, BevMo, World Market, Sams Club, Costco, Blusushi, Iron Chef Michael Symon Restaurant “Lola”, PapaVino and Vino Volo.
Living on the peninsula surrounded by the Navesink and Shrewsbury Rivers and the Atlantic Ocean, Luba is never far from the beauty of the shore, the beaches of Sea Bright and Spring Lake. The inspiration of these places are evident in her work, expressive in her compositions of daily life along the shore. As a young child, Luba spent summers on Cape Cod where she draws inspiration from as well seen in several of her pieces of seascapes and beach scenes. Her oil paintings capture the beauty of these places as well as capturing her time spent living in Rumson and Fair Haven, New Jersey.
JEAN UHL SPICER
A native Philadelphian, Jean graduated from the University of the Arts in Philadelphia where she majored in Illustration. She then entered the commercial art field. Her love of teaching has led her to conducting workshops Nationally and Internationally including England, Australia, Bermuda, Hawaii and the United States including California, Florida and many other States.
Jean's work has been represented in National competitions and has earned her 7 signature memberships including the American Watercolor Society and the National Watercolor Society. She has won 5 gold medals as well as the Sylvan Grouse Medal and the Crest Medal. She has also received awards in the AWS Annual exhibit and has served as a juror for their annual exhibit. Jean is listed in Who's Who in American Art.
Denise Vitollo works in pastels and watercolor, and she is a juried Associate Member of the Pastel Society of America. She is a Signature Member of The Maryland Pastel Society, The Degas Pastel Society, the Pastel Painters Society of Cape Cod, and she is a member of the Connecticut Pastel Society. The Pastel Journal has notified her that she has received Fifth Place in the 2018 Pastel 100 Competition's Animal and Wildlife Category. She has participated in hundreds of group exhibits, and has had seventeen one-woman shows. Her work appears in public and private collections (The Pennsylvania State University, Presbyterian Hospital in Philadelphia, Regional Center for Women in the Arts), and in publications.