The Academy of Notre Dame de Namur in Villanova, PA is holding its 41st Annual Fine Art Show and Sale from Friday, January 31, 2014, through Friday, February 7, 2014.
The exhibition and sale will open with a catered Preview Reception with the artists on Friday, January 31, 2014 from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. in the Academy Mansion, located at 560 Sproul Road in Villanova, PA.
The public is invited to attend both the catered reception and the week-long exhibit. The Fine Art Show will be on display from Noon to 4:00 p.m. daily from Saturday, February 1 through Friday, 7, 2014. The exhibition features nearly 100 artists’ works in a variety of mediums including oils, watercolors, acrylics, sculptures, ceramics and glass.
Tickets to the Preview Reception are $45 in advance and $50 at the door. Advance registration for the reception is encouraged by January 17, 2014. The week- long exhibit is free of charge and open to the public from Saturday, February 1 through Friday, February 7, 2014.
This year’s Featured Artist is Susan O’Reilly. Susan has been a working artist for more than 20 years. She was trained in Fine Arts and English literature, graduating with a BA from St. Joseph's University followed by post-graduate study at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. Susan's oil paintings span a range between extreme detail and whimsy, with a special focus on how light turns everyday images into emotional vistas. She has shown her work in numerous juried and invitational exhibitions both in Philadelphia and New York. Her commissioned work is held in private collections around the country.
New artists this year include: Kassem Amoudi, Lori Banks, Susan Bevilacqua, Ronnie Bookbinder, Diane Cannon, Liz Delany, Brad Earl, Ryan Greenheck, Victoria Gugliemi, Mary Beth Hughes, Annette LeMaire, John Pompeo, Peter Quarracino, Myra Ryan, and Nicola Soricelli.