Wednesday, February 20, 2019

NMHA event with artist Nick Berger postponed a week

Postponed  due to possible bad weather!
New date: Wednesday, February 27th
Same Time and Same Place!

Navesink Maritime Heritage Association is proud to host an evening with renowned Artist Nick Berger.

A Marine Artist's Inspiration

WHEN: Wednesday, February 27th, at 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm; 7:30 pm: Coffee and Cookies; 8:00 pm: Presentation and Q&A
WHERE:
Bahrs Landing Restaurant, 2 Bay Ave, Highlands,NJ
ADMISSION: This is a Free Public Presentation

We are fortunate to have renowned marine painter Nick Berger at our first public presentation of 2019. His paintings are in private collections, including that of a former US President. His work is exhibited in high-end galleries in New York, Connecticut, and in Beacon Fine Arts Gallery in Red Bank, NJ. (Right: The Albertina, at Red Bank, NJ)

Nick will talk about his art and what compelled him to create marine art after decades of success with rural landscapes.He is drawn to the rivers and waters of the working New York City waterfront up to the mid 20th Century, and some of his paintings are very large depictions of tug boats, ferries (including the Albertina) and ferry terminals, and scenes of mixed ships and merchant vessels in and around the New York City and East Coast. (Left: Stiff Breeze over Sandy Hook, NJ)

About Nick Berger

Nicholas "Nick" Berger is a listed artist whose early works in watercolor achieved national and international acclaim. After sold-out shows with Andrew Wyeth, Nick began training himself to work in other mediums. In this self-exploration he found himself drawn to the New York working waterfront of the early and mid-20th century. Most of these paintings are in oil and some are very large (up to 10 feet in length). (Right: The Ellen Jordan, Sandy Hook Pilot Schooner)

About Beacon Fine Arts Gallery

Beacon Fine Arts Gallery is New Jersey’s premier eclectic gallery specializing in original art and sculpture from amazing international and national contemporary artists. Located on Monmouth St. in Red Bank this eclectic gallery is simply a wonderful place to see great artwork. Whether you’re looking for a large abstract painting or a small traditional still life, you can find it at Beacon Fine Arts.

About Navesink Maritime Heritage Association

Navesink Maritime Heritage Association is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization dedicated to preserving knowledge and appreciation of Monmouth County's maritime heritage through programs that teach wooden boat building and the boat handling skills; through preserving the history of Monmouth County's wooden boat builders and other maritime history; and through experiential  on-the-water programs of River Rangers for middle school children and Sea Scout Ship Navesink for co-ed youth age 14-21.

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