Abington Art Center is a community center focused on music, drawing, painting, oil, ceramics, metals, sewing, embroidery, pottery, and jewelry classes. It is an outdoor free concert venue, with theater, dance, jazz, and live music on stage. You can buy gifts, crafts, bracelets, necklaces, and rings at the unique holiday fair.

Lunar New Year Parade 2, 2022 | Kim Keller | UV photo print mounted on 3mm aluminum

On View September 16 – October 24, 2022

Opening Reception | Friday, September 16 | 6:00p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Coffee Break: Artist Talks | Saturday, September 17th | 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Coffee Break: Artist Talks | Saturday, October 1st | 10:00 a.m. – 12:00p.m.

Coffee Break: Artist Talks | Saturday, October 8th | 10:00 a.m. – 12:00p.m.


Solo Series Fall 2022 Digital Catalog


ARTISTS


John Lee, Painting

Lay and Bay, 2018 | Oil on linen
Below Sea Level, 2020-2022 | Oil on linen
Teeth like a Brit, 2020-2022 | Oil on linen

John Lee describes himself as a responsive painter. Working primarily in oil paint, Lee works to unify color divisions in his explorations of interior spaces, still lifes, and self portraits. Finding exhilaration in landscapes and colors as they naturally appear, Lee aims to not only capture the landscapes in their truth, but also translate the feelings of inspiration he experienced to the viewer.


Chantal Westby, Sculpture

Throw Up, 2021 | Plaster, plastics, aluminum on canvas
Reflexion, 2021 | Plaster, paper, glass, plastic on canvas
Sea, 2021 | Plaster, seashells, PLA on canvas

Chantal Westby is a French-American visual artist, born in northern France. She lets her artwork and life influence and harmonize with each other, finding inspiration through observation, ideation, and extensive questioning. Westby uses her art as a language in itself, communicating and expressing the richness she finds in life and the world around her, as well as using her art as a tool to raise awareness on important issues, like global warming.


Kim Keller, Photography

Lunar New Year Parade 2, 2022 | UV photo print mounted on 3mm aluminum
Lunar New Year Parade 4, 2022 | UV photo print mounted on 3mm aluminum
Lunar New Year Parade 1, 2022 | UV photo print mounted on 3mm aluminum

Kim Keller is a photographer, based in Washington, DC. Her series, “Parade Project” explores the tradition of parades and public celebration. Keller recognizes that even in the midst of a global pandemic, racial injustice, and active shooter crisis, the popularity of parades and public celebration persist, acknowledging that “the forces that draw us together are as powerful as the fears that would keep us apart.”


The Souls Shot Portrait Project, Painting

Our Superman, Nancy Bea Miller, 2021 | Oil on canvas
Generations, Corrine Dreyfuss Hackman 2021 | Charcoal and acrylic
Sunday Mornings, Karen Ruggles, 2021 | Printed on canvas

The Souls Shot Portrait Project links artists with the families of victims of gun violence, as a way of not only memorializing the lives lost, but also advocating for gun safety. Their mission is to raise awareness, “expand its reach, and hopefully reach the blessed day it will no longer be needed.”