GALLERY U BOUTIQUE

GALLERY U BOUTIQUE
439 SOUTH AVE WEST, WESTFIELD NJ

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Available at Gallery U: Photographs of Venice by Nancy Ori

Are you, or someone you know, a lover of all things Venetian? We have the gift for this holiday season. 6 different original scenes of Venice's breathtaking canals by Berkeley Heights photographer Nancy Ori. Each image is matted to 8" x 10" and ready to frame. Pick one up while supplies last. Images copyright Nancy Ori. Images may not be used in any manner without the permission of the artist. 


"Morning Ride"
Image copyright Nancy Ori 
Image may not be used in any manner without the permission of the artist


"Venice From the Bridge"
Image copyright Nancy Ori 
Image may not be used in any manner without the permission of the artist



"Venice at Sunrise"
Image copyright Nancy Ori 
Image may not be used in any manner without the permission of the artist


"Trio"
Image copyright Nancy Ori 
Image may not be used in any manner without the permission of the artist


ABOUT NANCY ORI

The images were made in Venice while Ori was preparing to teach a workshop there.  In general, her style is straight forward and documentary while working with strong compositions of landscape and architecture. She is considered to be a representational artist with an emphasis on capturing light and its effects on the mood and atmosphere of a particular place and time.

 “I was inspired by the soft light revealing the textures and activities around me.   I strive to work with how the light is constantly changing. Positive and negative space and the simplicity of each statement is important in my black and white images,” said Ori.
Since 1970, Nancy Ori has traveled throughout the world working on various photographic and video projects which has given her the opportunity to explore many popular and cherished places with her cameras.  In 1980 and 1982, she was fortunate to study with Ansel Adams in Yosemite and then began teaching at his workshop for eight seasons.

She is respected for over three decades as a corporate photographer and video producer for New Jersey Media Center LLC in Berkeley Heights, NJ.  She enjoys teaching photography workshops in the US and Europe as well as tutoring privately throughout the year.  She is presently on the faculty of several museums in New Jersey.  In 1990, she established the New Jersey Heritage Workshop Series, which she holds annually in Cape May for photographers and other artists.  Ori’s work has been widely published and exhibited in museums and galleries throughout the United States and Europe.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Happy Hanukkah!

Happy Hanukkah! We are carrying a nice selection of seasonal items created by our clients at Universal Institute, a rehab center for adults with traumatic brain injuries (TBI). Stop in an pick up a decorative menorah, original design blank greeting cards, and other items.





NOW AVAILABLE: Reproduction prints of iconic Westfield, Cranford and Summit locations by artist Linnea W. Rhodes

We are now carrying prints by Westfield artist Linnea Rhodes. They are of various iconic Westfield, Cranford and Summit scenes. Each reproduction is from a watercolor, pen and ink original piece of art, doubled matted to 8" x 10" and ready to frame. These are limited edition prints and each is numbered. They make a wonderful gift for the Westfield resident in your life. Available while supplies last. Images copyright Linnea W. Rhodes. Images may not be used without the permission of the artist.



"Arcanum Hall - Winter"
image copyright Linnea W. Rhodes

"Early Morning Snow - Quimby and Elm"
image copyright Linnea W. Rhodes

"Quimby and Elm"
image copyright Linnea W. Rhodes

"Bandstand - Westfield"
image copyright Linnea W. Rhodes

"Broad and Elm II"
image copyright Linnea W. Rhodes

"Cranford Canoe Club"
image copyright Linnea W. Rhodes

"Summit Diner"
image copyright Linnea W. Rhodes

Wednesday, December 3, 2014


OPENING FRIDAY DECEMBER 5, 2014  6-8 PM

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Tonight: POETRY U featuring YA author Alison Ruth

Please join Gallery U Boutique this evening from 7-9 for our monthly POETRY U series. Tonight's event will include readings from poets Tony Ciavolella and Greer Gurland, and novelist Alison Ruth who will be reading from her brand new young adult novel "Near Mint Cinderella." All are welcome. Light refreshments served.





Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Gallery U Boutique Hosts Unique Shopping Weekend 
By Highlighting the Work of Local Artists & Artisans



Gallery U Boutique in Westfield, NJ, is hosting a unique weekend shopping event on December 6-7, 2014, that will highlight the work of local artists and artisans. Since their opening in September 2013, Gallery U Boutique has quickly positioned itself as an arts resource for the Westfield and surrounding communities by holding monthly art exhibits that focus on the talents of local artists, as well as showcasing original merchandise created by local artisans. 

Over one dozen local artists and artisans will offer their collections to the community on Saturday, December 6, 2014, from 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM and Sunday, December 7, 2014, from 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM. Many of the artists who have exhibited work in Gallery U Boutique’s monthly exhibitions and artisans who consign their items in the boutique will be present with an expanded collection of their works providing even more unique choices for holiday gift giving.

Participating artisans include Westfield milliner Marion Schwartz of Joy Design who will make a large selection of her distinctive handmade headwear available, glass artists Donna Slevin and Ellen Oliveri of Westfield who will have a large array of glass housewares, ornaments and other items available, North Plainfield jewelry artist Yvette Stewart, Purse and Pouch’s Megan Whitney of Fanwood who will showcase her collection of handbags, purses, diaper bags and pouches, and other artisans. 

Participating artists will make originals and prints of their work available including Virginia Carroll of Plainfield, Westfield photographer Richard Earl, watercolor artist Linnea W. Rhodes of Westfield, cut paper artist David Nicolato of Verona, and other artists.


Artists and artisans will meet and greet the public on December 6, 2014, from 1:00-3:00 PM and on December 7, 2014, from 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM. With such an array of original and unique art and merchandise available in one location at one time, visitors are sure to find something for everyone on their holiday gift list. The gift of art is a gift of the heart! 

Thursday, November 13, 2014

KATEPEDIA prints now available

We are now carrying reproduction prints from Luis Alves Collage's series KATEPEDIA. We have 6 prints of Luis' collages that include supermodel Kate Moss. A KATEPEDIA print is the perfect gift for that fashion-centric someone. Prints are matted to 16" x 20" and ready to frame. Available while supplies last.