January 5th through January 30th, 2011

Reception: Sunday, January 16th, from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Middletown, NJ - The Middletown Arts Center (MAC) is hosting Four Women / Insight Out, an art exhibition of recent paintings showcasing the talent and vision of four friends, Rosalie Bennett, Nina Douglas, Jacquelyn Kirczow-Smith and Cynthia Yurcisin. These artists have shown their work extensively and have received recognition including awards, grants and acceptance into numerous juried and one-woman shows. The exhibit will be on view from January 5 through January 30, 2011.

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Cynthia Yurcisin, Striped Tux, oil on canvas, 12”x24”

Admission is free. The MAC Gallery is open to the public Monday and Thursday 10 a.m. – 8 p.m., Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. or by appointment. Please call 732-706-4100 or visit www.middletownarts.org for more information.

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Jacquelyn Kirczow-Smith, Jason D. Smith, pastel on paper, 14” X 11”

Passion for painting is evident in the show’s collection of work which investigates a broad range of subject matter and approach through diverse media, including oil and acrylic paintings on canvas and pastel paintings on various paper. Color, composition and technique are emphasized in each piece and reflect the honed skills and experience of the artists.

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Nina Douglas, Straw Hat, oil on canvas, 24”x36”

Many pieces will be available for sale. The artists will be present at the opening to discuss their work and take questions in regards to commissions.

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Rosalie Bennett, I can see for miles and miles. . ., acrylic on canvas, 15” X45”