“T is for Travel” is the theme of a new art exhibition in West Caldwell by two Verona artists. Award-winning artist and teacher Ann C. Taylor, is joined by husband Allen Taylor in a two-person exhibit of watercolor and pastel paintings at the Towne Square Gallery in the Crane’s Mill Retirement Community that runs through September 28.
Ann C. Taylor teaches popular watercolor painting classes at the Livingston Arts Association and the Art @ 1275 Studio and Gallery in West Caldwell. She has won over 60 awards including the Lettie Steinhart Award for Best Watercolor, West Essex Art Association, and Best in Show at the Millburn-Shorthills Art Center. A past president of the New Jersey Watercolor Society and Essex Water Color Club, Ann is an signature member of both, as well as the Garden State Watercolor Society, the Pastel Society of New Jersey and is a member of the North East Watercolor Society, Allied Artists of America, the Clifton Association of Artists, the Art Centre of New Jersey, the West Essex Art Association and the Millburn/Short Hills Arts Center.
Among recent honors for Allen Taylor are a first place award for professional watercolors at the Annual Essex County Senior Citizens Art Contest, third place at the Art Center of NJ Multimedia Members Show, the John A. Sullivan III Award at the West Essex Art Association, Awards of Excellence at Essex Watercolor Club and M-SHAC Exhibits. Allen is a signature member of the New Jersey Water Color Society and Essex Watercolor Club, New Jersey’s oldest watercolor association. Other memberships include the Garden State Watercolor Society, the North East Watercolor Society, West Essex Art Association, the Milburn-Short Hills Arts Center, and the Art Centre of NJ.
Both Ann and Allen are contributing artists to the Verona Park Conservancy annual note cards fund raiser. Their joint show, an exhibit of paintings from their travels, is on display at the Towne Square Gallery, Crane’s Mill Retirement Community, 459 Passaic Ave., West Caldwell, NJ. For directions and information call 973-276-6700. Additional works can be seen on their Web site.