Art at the School House is Murray Hill’s newest exhibition gallery. Founded by Margo Brown and Directed by Herb Ascherman with Special Collections Curator Missy Bystrom, the gallery opened on April 6th 2018 in the premier location of the Murray Hill Galleries.
AATSH will exhibit four artists annually, each of whom works in a varied media: Painting, works on paper, photography and one category best described as ‘contemporary’, which may vary from installation to New Media. Also on display will be sculpture and stained glass by area
2018’s line up opened on April 6th, withWilliam Martin Jean, seminal Master of Paper and Design. The Japanese concept of wabi-sabi philosophizes that nothing in life is perfect or ever complete; that everything is in a state of transition. Will’s paper construction and design plays to that tradition through elegantly formed geometric abstractionism. This exhibition is currently on display until May 20th.
Our summer exhibition, opening Friday June 1st , features the extremely colorful painting and pastel work of Bonnie Dolin. For most of her career, Bonnie has used the city as the subject and context of her creative explorations. As of late, the formalism of architecture has been transposed
into solid abstraction.
The Fall with kick off on Friday September 7th with a magnificent exhibition of Keith Berr’s photography. Although well known in national circles as both a commercial and fine art photographer, this is Keith’s first major gallery exhibition in a decade. His Mysterious Selection will unveil new images never previously exhibited.
On permanent display is the work of Howard Hitchcock (1927 – 2016). A Multi-faceted California artist, Hitchcock worked in an endless variety of media including metalwork, dry point, watercolor, acrylic, and gravure printing; prominent examples of which are available for purchase. He is most remembered for his seminal book Out of the Fiery Furnace which explains the ceramic shell mold industrial cast process he personally developed.
Herb Ascherman – School Master/Director