The Academy of Notre Dame de Namur in Villanova, PA, is holding its 46th Annual Fine Art Show and Sale from Friday, January 25 - Sunday, February 3, 2019. The exhibition and sale will open with a catered preview reception with the artists on Friday, January 25, 2019, from 6:00-9:00 p.m. in the Academy Mansion, located at 560 Sproul Road in Villanova, PA.
The public is cordially invited to attend both the catered reception and the weeklong exhibit. The Fine Art Show will be on display from noon to 4:00 p.m. daily beginning Saturday, January 26 through Sunday, February 3, 2019. The exhibition will feature nearly 100 artists’ works in a variety of mediums, including oils, watercolors, acrylics, ceramics, metals, and glass.
Tickets to the preview reception are $60 in advance and $75 at the door. Advance registration for the reception is available through January 18, 2019. The weeklong exhibit is free of charge and open to the public from Saturday, January 26 through Sunday, February 3, 2019. For preview reception tickets and more information, visit www.ndapa.org/artshow.
This year’s featured artist is Delaware resident, Shawn Faust. Faust is currently recognized as one of the premier equine artists in America. He is a founding member of the Portrait Society of America and a Full member to the American Academy of Equine Art as well as an Associate member of OPA (Oil Painters of America). His work hangs in many prestigious corporate and private collections. Recent honors and awards include 2018 and 2015 Official Poster of the Devon Horse Show & Country Fair, 2018, 2017 and 2015 “Best of Show” at the Devon Horse Show and National Oil & Acrylic Painters’ Society International On-Line Exhibition.
Faust earned his MFA in studio arts with Honors from the University of The Arts and a BFA in illustration from the University of Delaware. He is currently an adjunct professor of drawing at Delaware Technical Community College. A variety of recent paintings can be viewed on his website at www.shawnfaust.com.
New artists this year include: Carolyn K. Aberbach, Joe Barker, Beth Bathe, Jacalyn Beam, Mary Anne Buschini, Kimberly Hoechst, Mary Holton, Johanne Lamarche, Stephanie Molnar, Ellie Moniz, Susan O'Hanlon, Karen Quinlan Powell, Elizabeth Sabine, Nicholas Santoleri, Sandra Severson, Vidya Shyamsunda, Jeanie Silver, and Kristen Tirney
For tickets and more information, visit: www.ndapa.org/artshow.