Hamilton- based artist Thomas Kelly has created an acrylic painting in his signature style, specifically commissioned to be raffled off to benefit the Hamilton Free Public Library. Kelly, who has held a library card since 1st grade, came up with the raffle idea with support of his friend Susan Sternberg, the Library Director. Kelly is an award winning, narrative painter who is represented by The Artful Deposit Gallery in Bordentown NJ. He has a strong local following and many greater Hamilton area collectors.
Kelly wished to do a small part to raise funds and awareness to keep the Hamilton Library strong and vital. Kelly always noticed a good crowd at the Hamilton Library and wished to support its continuing success. The Hamilton Hibernians were brought on board to sponsor the raffle, on behalf of the Library.
The acrylic on canvas painting titled Party in the Library will be raffled. The painting depicts an actual “Party in the Library.” The painting measures 36” x 42”.
The painting can be seen at the Library, 1 Justice Samuel Alito Way, Hamilton, NJ 08619. Raffle tickets are $5 apiece and can be purchased at the Library.
VIETNAM – 2015 IS THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE FIRST US TROOPS LANDING IN VIETNAM AND THE 40TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE FALL OF SAIGON.
RITE OF PASSAGE photo exhibit by Bryan Grigsby, at the Hamilton Library, 1 Justice Samuel Alito Way, Hamilton, N.J. Opens Monday, June 1
Exhibit talk, Thursday, June 25, 7-9 p.m.
Brian Grigsby was an Army combat photographer in Vietnam in 1968-1969.
After his military experience, Grigsby continued to photograph stories and events related to the aftermath of that conflict, including the trial of a group of anti-war Vietnam veterans known as The Gainesville Eight in 1973, the arrival of South Vietnamese refugees to Eglin Air Force Base Florida in 1975, and the dedication of the Vietnam Memorial in Washington D.C. in 1982.
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