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Kids! Paint with Jersey Artist Tine Kirkland Graham this Saturday, August 15, at the Anchor and Palette Gallery in Bay Head, NJ

By: Roxy on 08/9/09 @ 12:45 pm

One of my younger daughter Maddie’s favorite bedtime activities is to take our family through “Color My Dog Yellow,” written and illustrated by Jersey artist Tine Kirkland Graham. Maddie will read a little poem about each dog and tell us where he lives… Bay Head, Cape Cod, or Morristown, to name a few.  Tine has [...]




Roxy’s Wish List for Mother’s Day 2010: Mer-Mom by Jersey Shore Artist Wendy McCarthy

By: Roxy on 07/21/09 @ 8:27 pm

Wendy McCarthy’s new show at the Anchor & Palette Gallery in Bay Head, New Jersey, just opened last Saturday… but I’ve already found my “dream gift” for Mother’s Day 2010.  Her newest painting in the Mer-Moments series is “Mer-Mom” and it just leaves me weepy.  I don’t know if you can see the detail in [...]




Hurry! Art in the Park in Bay Head, NJ, is TODAY: Saturday, June 13th from 10am to 4pm

By: Roxy on 06/13/09 @ 12:29 pm

Every year, Rex, London, Maddie and I like to stroll through Centennial Park, on Bridge Avenue in Bay Head, New Jersey, enjoying the Jersey Shore artists on display at Art in the Park.
This year, our favorites included:

Popo Flanagan from Naples, Florida — acrylics
Andrew Huntley-Robertson from Summit, New Jersey –oils
Ann Hayes from Seaside Park, New Jersey [...]




Gardens On The Bay Coming to Bay Head and Mantoloking on Wednesday, June 17th

By: Roxy on 05/5/09 @ 8:54 am

We opened our beach house a few weeks back, and already hit the beach over that 80-degree weekend.  Maddie even insisted on swimming in the ocean, though her sister London avoided the icy water and stayed on our blanket working on her tan.  The cherry blossoms are popping, making Bay Head the perfect place to [...]




Jersey Shore Artists: Kate Leigh Cutler’s New Show, “The Maritime History of the Barnegat Coast” Now Through Labor Day at the NJ Museum of Boating

By: Roxy on 07/28/08 @ 2:50 pm

This past weekend, Rex and the girls and I had the pleasure of attending a reception for our neighboring artist, Kate Leigh Cutler at the NJ Museum of Boating. Kate’s show, The Maritime History of the Barnegat Coast, opened with the reception on Sunday, July 27th, and runs through Labor Day Weekend 2008. I’ve said [...]




Jersey Shore Artists: Wendy McCarthy… Mermoments Is More Than Just A Trilogy!

By: Roxy on 07/25/08 @ 8:48 pm

As I posted earlier in the week, our lovely Mermaid Swim Team has been on vacation, back at the Anchor & Palette Gallery on Mount Street in Bay Head, NJ, for local Wall, NJ, artist Wendy McCarthy’s Mermoments show. Tonight, Rex, Maddie, London and I attended the opening reception and learned that Mermoments is much [...]




The Mermaid Swim Team Takes A Vacation from Our Bay Head Beach House…Wendy McCarthy’s Mermoments Show at the Anchor & Palette Opens Friday Night, July 25th!

By: Roxy on 07/22/08 @ 9:23 pm

Almost two months ago, Rex and I wandered into the Anchor & Palette Gallery on Mount Street in Bay Head, NJ, and walked out with the Mermaid Swim Team by local Wall, NJ, artist Wendy McCarthy.
Since then, Maddie and London have been waking up on weekends with a smile to greet the lovely Mermaid Swim [...]