Bethlehem, PA (PRWEB) March 12, 2008
The work of Allan Hill, a nationally recognized abstract painter will be on view in a solo exhibition at Ambre' Studio, Bethlehem, Pa, Wednesday, March 12 to Friday, May 9.
The opening reception, with Eric Mintel jazz pianist, is slated Wednesday, March 12, 6 to 9 p.m., Hill, a resident of Langhorne, Bucks County, PA, is noted for energetic, bold palette, affinity for texture and the abstract in mixed media, gouache, collage, acrylic and watercolor on paper.
The artist has earned scores of accolades including the Award of Excellence, Springfield Art Museum, 2003, and Award of Excellence, and International Society of Experimental Artists, Beverly Arts Center, among others. He has been represented in numerous major group exhibitions including the Miriam Perlman Gallery, Chicago; the Sacramento Fine Arts Center; the Philadelphia Watercolor Society 100th Annual exhibit: and the Berman Museum of Art, Collegeville, Pennsylvania, 2000.
A graphic artist by profession, Hill's paintings are in public and private collections across the United States. Additional events scheduled to coincide with the solo exhibit include: A lecture, "What is Collage?" by artist, educator Merle Spandorfer, Saturday, March 15, 1 p.m: Meet and Greet the Artist dessert reception, Thursday, April 17, 6 to 9 p.m.
For more information, contact Evelyn Beckman at http://www.ambrestudio.com or 610-974-8480. Press contact is Tina Bradford is 610-248-3460 Ambre' Studio is the grand prize award winner of the 2006 Properties of Merit Award, and is available for private bookings, corporate events and parties. The building was designed by A.W Leh in 1880's, and has been restored to the elegance of the era. Ambre' Studio is located at 310 West Broad Street, Bethlehem, PA.
"Art occurs in the process. In my direct approach to painting, this process relies upon chaos and chance to provide many options for discoveries which lead to a greater possibility of presenting a more immediate, personal statement." Allan Hill
Milton Edelman Award for Excellence, Philadelphia Watercolor Society, 1992
Dos Rhinos Photographic Award, Northwest Watercolor Society 55th Annual, 1995
Award of Excellence, Ashwell Gallery, 1996
Levering Gallery Award of Excellence, Philadelphia Watercolor Club 96th Annual, 1997
Award of Excellence, Northern California Arts, Sacramento Fine Arts Center, 2000
Award of Excellence, Artsbridge National 9th Annual, 2003
Award of Excellence, International Society of Experimental Artists 12th Annual, Beverly Arts Center, 2003
Award of Excellence, Springfield Art Museum, 2003
Allan Hill Group Exhibitions
Major Group Exhibitions (continued)
The Miriam Perlman Gallery, Chicago, Illinois, 1998
Collage Artists of America, Brand Galleries, Glendale, California, 1999
Krasdale Galleries, New York, New York, 1999
Bold Expressions, Northern California Arts, Sacramento Fine Arts Center, Sacramento, California, 2000
Touchstone Gallery 2nd Annual National Exhibition, Washington, DC, 2000
Philadelphia Watercolor Society 100th Annual, The Berman Museum of Art, Collegeville, Pennsylvania, 2000
Phiadelphia Watercolor Society 101st Annual, American College, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, 2001
Sacramento Fine Arts Center, Sacramento California, 2001