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CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, Sept. 6 - Sept.  12, 2002 - 87 Lewes Art Loop to feature work of local regional artists on Sept. 14 The winner of the 2001 Gover- nor's Tourism Award for Best Partnership, the Lewes Art Loop has even more exciting events planned for this fall. On Saturday, Sept. 14, art will be celebrated at seven unique Lewes galleries. This year's September event is the biggest ever with the galleries hosting open houses, special" events, visiting artists, demonstra- tions, door prizes and refresh- ments. All galleries will be open from 3 to 6 p.m., Sept. 14. This biannual event celebrates the di- verse collection of galleries that make Lewes the "art capital of the world," organizers said. Partici- pating this year are the following seven galleries: The Cape Artists, founded in 1984 by six watercolor students of Howard Schroeder, currently has more than 22 members. The Cape Artists are located at 110 W. Third Street. The work of all members will be on exhibit and many artists will be on hand to discuss their work and demonstratetheir water- color techniques. The Edward Carter Gallery is located at the corner of Front and Market Streets, in the Inn at Canal Square. The gallery, dedicated solely to the sale of fine art pho- tography, features original work signed by internationally known photographers. This year's event will feature the work of Amy Lamb, the featured artist for the Art Loop. Her show, "The Inspi- ration of Flowers," includes prints with Lamb's signature, large for- mat floral photographs. Her close- up photographs of flowers and McBride Continued from page Times Newspapers, Inc., said, "In show business vernacular, you're an opening act or a headliner. Ken McBride is a headliner." The Atlantic Seafood Company Restaurant and Bar is located on the Boardwalk in Rehoboth Beach at Maryland Avenue, in the At- lantic Sands Hotel and Conference Center. Pirate festival will return in 2003 Cape Henlopen state Parks' third annual Howard Pyle Pirate Festival, scheduled to take place Saturday, Sept. 7 at the park, has been canceled. Unforeseen cir- cumstances that would have seri- ously affected the event led to the Division of Parks and Recre- ation's decision to cancel the event this year. The popular event will be held in 2003. The Gordon's Pond section of the park will be open to the public as usual on Saturday, Sept. 7. The daily entrance fee is $2.50 for Delaware registered vehicles and $5 for out-of-state vehicles. For more information, call the Sea- side Nature Center at 645-6852. fruit draw viewers into the exqui- site designs and radiant colors that lie in the hidden life of flowers. Lamb focuses her camera so close to the edge of a petal or the con- trasting tip of a stamen that sud- denly, the viewer discovers breathtaking beauty. Lamb com- bines the observational skills of a scientist together with the expres- sive soul of an artist who deeply loves the beauty andmystery of the natural world. Lamb will be available during the Art Loop to discuss her work. Josephine Keir Ltd. features gallery space dedicated to the dis- play of a distinguished collection of fine oriental rugs, textiles, an- tiques and fine art. Unique carpets from Turkey, Egypt, Romania, Iran and Nepal are exhibited. In addition to being an art form for the floor, rugs and textiles are also displayed as wall art. The spon- taneity and unpredictability in many of the handcrafted village rugs are considered contemporary folk art as well as artfully crafted decorative furnishings. During the Art Loop, the showroom will fea- ture new additions to New Moon Designs by Delaware native John Kurtz and creative whimsical de- signs from Stephanie Odegard.. Josephine Keir Ld. has been in business in this area for more than 13 years. Her gallery is located at 998 Kings Highway, just south of Cape Henlopen High School. The Nichol Gonzon Gallery, which opened Oct. 2001, features paintings by local artists Gonzon, Abraxas, Jennifer Comero, William Post, Linda Collins, Submitted photos Josephine Keir Ltd. fea- tures gallery space dedicat- ed to the display of a distin- guished collection of fine oriental rugs, textiles, an- tiques and fine art. Jonathan Caltuna and Dennis Reardon. Also on display are wood burnings by Robert "Mon- go" Lucas, custom furnishings by Tom Marshall, decoy carvings by Dave Hartnett and glass etchings by Steve Passika. Gonzon will be the featured artist during the Art Loop. She will be available all day to discuss her work. The Peninsula Gallery cele- brated its sixth anniversary in March, and with almost 5,000 square feet of display space is one of the largest galleries in Delaware. A variety of original work, by local, regional and inter- national artists, is always on dis- play in the main gallery, and there THE BUTTERY Bor/res:00,00ouront 2nd and Savannah, Lewes Delaware Reservations 302,645.7755 Lunch/dinner da!ly Sunday brunch www, Amy Lamb's Inspiration of Flowers exhibit includes "Pop- py V," shown above. The exhibit is on display at Edward Carter Gallery in Lewes. is an exhibition room where the work changes monthly. The Peninsula Gallery will be having a special exhibition by local artist Julie Molyneux, who has enjoyed great success during the past two years. Awarded a FellOwship by the. Delaware Division of the Arts last year, she was able to travel out west and explore some of the national parks. She submiued two works to the prestigious Art for the Parks competition; both made it to the top 200 and one is in the top 100. The Saxon Swan, a gallery of fine arts and crafts, is located on Continued on page 91 FINE CONTEMPORARY CRAFTS, FOR THE HOME INGELA NOREN AND DANIEL GRANT SEPTEMBER 1 4 -OCTOBER 5, 2002 Unique Art Furniture and Accessories Meet the Artists Saturday, September 14, 4:00 - 8:00 pm Sunday, September 15, 2:00 - 4:00 pm I29B REHOBOTH AVE. (REHoBOTH MEWS) REHOBOTH BEACH, DE 199 7 I 302-227-9229 3o2-227-4182 FAX HOURS: IO:OO AM - 6:00 PM DAILY . Inspire Your Interiors!