New Hope Art League

Inspiring, encouraging and empowering artists

Events & Activities


7pm, usually on the last Tuesday of the month, which on depends on our speaker

St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church School Cafeteria, lower level or first floor classroom 

1 Riverstone Circle
(at Rte. 179/ West Bridge Street – by Staples)
New Hope, PA. 18938

Bring a friend!

NHAL calendar:

2018: Upcoming events

April 6-20     NHAL Juried Art Show at The Conservatory
                                                      4059 Skyron Dr., Doylestown, PA 
See the 2018 Show page on this site for details 

April 6 Opening reception 6 pm- 8 pm
Gallery Hours: Mon. - Fri. 10am - 8pm, Sat. 10am - 3pm, closed Sun. Artists gallery sitting Weds.-Fri. 4-8pm, Sat. 10-3

April 20 Last day of show
April 22         Pick up  1- 3 pm
April 24 Pick up 10 am - 7 pm
April 24, 7-9pm      Pat Achilles presents how to set up an Etsy online shop
  Original artwork is one of the main categories of items sold through the online marketplace Etsy. Illustrator Pat Achilles started her Etsy shop almost a year ago for her greeting cards and illustrated products, and will explain the steps for starting an Etsy shop and share the information she has found that brings more viewers and buyers to a shop. 
In over 30 years of illustrating and designing for corporate, advertising, authors and editorial clients Pat Achilles has developed styles that range from graphic to cartoons to classic children's book illustration. On her website she posts recent works, her illustration process, and news in the field of illustration. Pat has taught internship preparation and professionalism in creative industries for the Illustration Department at Moore College of Art and Design, Philadelphia, 
Tues., May 22    Jamie Bischoff , Lawyer, will discuss matters pertaining to the arts

"Jamie B. Bischoff focuses on trademark, copyright, trade secret, advertising, Internet, unfair competition, patent licensing, and infringement issues. Jamie has 32 years of experience representing creators and users of intellectual property in an array of industries and enterprises, including pharmaceutical manufacturers, hospitals, universities, professional sports teams, software developers, advertising agencies, investment companies, and publishers, as well as individual authors, scientists, photographers, and artists.

Before attending law school, Jamie worked as an editor at Charles Scribner's Sons in New York City and at the University of Michigan Graduate School of Business in Ann Arbor, and ran a bookstore in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Her interest in language, communication, and the spoken word has persisted throughout her career, and she relishes the opportunity to take legal concepts from theory to reality in her clients' businesses." 
2018:     Past  events
Jan. 30 We had a special meeting venue, Al Lachman's gallery in Peddlers Village, at Rt. 202 & 263, Lahaska.  Mr. Lachman spoke about his new series of artwork, "Metamorphosis."
Feb. 27 Materese Roche, contemporary landscape artist  or
Tues., March 27th
, 7-9pm at St. Martin of Tours Church School, 1 Riverstone Circle, New Hope
sculptor Jennifer Frudakis-Petry presented her artwork    

2017:       Past events
Jan. 31 Meeting with photographer Ricardo Barros, Figuring Space: A Multi-Media Presentation

Feb. 28 Meeting with Dana Garber Applestein, artist and granddaughter of Daniel Garber, reveals stories about her grandfather, his life and his art 
Mar. 28 Meeting with Lisa Hanover, Director & CEO of the Michener Museum, answers the question
"So What  IS in the Michener Museum Archives?"
April 25            Sandra Corpora will do a landscape/plein air lecture and demo

         Visit her website: 

May 17th Roy Kinzer from Golden Paints did a lecture and demo.
Sept. 13   Late summer NHAL Picnic 
 Oct. 25 Larry Chestnut presented, painter.  
Nov. 14 John Ennis presented, painter.
Nov. 3 - 18 NHAL Fall Show for Members at The Conservatory, 4059 Skyron Drive, Doylestown
Dec. 12         Holiday Party  
2016: Past events: 

January 15 Philadelphia Museum of Art with Patrick Connors

February 23 NHAL meeting Artist of the month: Alan Fetterman, Lecture and Demo "Living in an Artistic Lexicon"

March 8 NHAL meeting Artist of the month: Patrick Connors, Lecture “The Chiaroscuro and the Ambiguity of Gloom”

March 12th: Workshop with Patrick Connors 

April 5th  NHAL meeting, Artist of the month: Georganna Lenssen, Lecture and demo “The Painterly Still Life” 

April 9 & 10: Workshop with Georganna Lenssen

May 20 Award reception for Juried Show

May 20 - 22 NHAL Juried Art Show open 12 - 6pm
June 14 John Murdoch presentation and demo 
July 21 Member Picnic 

Sept.  13 Meeting with Artist of the Month: Stanley Bielen
Oct. 4 Meeting with Artist of the Month: James Toogood
Nov. 4 -19 NHAL Fall Members' Show at The Conservatory, 4059 Skyron Dr., Doylestown, PA
Nov. 4 Reception for the Fall Show at The Conservatory
Dec. 8 Member Holiday Party  

  7pm NHAL meeting speakers at St. Martin of Tours Church School,1 Riverstone Circle, New Hope, PA

Artist of the month: Alan Fetterman

 Lecture and Demo "Living in an artistic lexicon"

February: no scheduled events


NHAL juried show prospectus online March 8th

Tuesday, March 8th - NHAL meeting

Artist of the month: Patrick Connors

Lecture “The Chiaroscuro and the Ambiguity of Gloom”

Workshop: Saturday, March 12th


Wednesday, April 6th -  The MET in NY. The show they are highlighting is Elizabeth 

Louise Vigee Le Brun, 1755-1842. Details as we get closer.

Tuesday, April 5th NHAL meeting

Artist of the month: Georganna Lenssen

Lecture and demo “The painterly still life”

Workshop: Saturday, April 9th

NHAL show entry deadline April 17th 6pm

Tentative docent tour of The Barnes with Georganna (late April or early May)