LGBT artist Barbara Friedman show at Fiddleheads in Jamesburg

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Artwork at Fiddleheads Restaurant in Jamesburg, NJ
Artwork at Fiddleheads Restaurant in Jamesburg, NJ

The fall art show at Fiddleheads Restaurant, New American Bistro features two veteran exhibitors

Artwork at Fiddleheads Restaurant in Jamesburg, NJ
Barbara Friedman’s “On the Rocks Haze” at Fiddleheads Restaurant in Jamesburg

Barbara Friedman, an associate professor at the Parsons School of Design in New York, paints mostly in oil on wood or canvas panels. According to her mission statement, she is inspired by light and color, creating her work as re-creations from memory, recapturing a moment and a feeling of being there and lingering. She strives to provide an experience of a slender space between reality and memory, an odd moment of knowing and not knowing. Friedman has also taught at the Pratt Institute and Bloomfield College, and is an adjunct professor at William Paterson College. She has won awards for her work from Parsons and William Paterson and has exhibited extensively throughout the tristate area. She and her partner, Linda, live in Freehold and her Web site is barbarafriedman.net.

Tom Myers work at Fiddleheads Restaurant in Jamesburg, NJ
Tom Myers’ work at Fiddleheads Restaurant in Jamesburg, NJ

Also in the exhibit is Tom Myers of Bundle of Paws Photography, based in Robbinsville, who specializes in pet-family photography that celebrates the relationship between pets and their humans. In addition to showcasing that specialty, his new show at Fiddleheads also features natural landscapes and wild animals from diverse areas around New Jersey and the tristate area and national parks. Having sold commercial imagery around the world, he also helps small business owners create content to tell their stories and refresh their branding and identity. He and his wife, Rie, live in Robbinsville with their 16-year-old rescue dog, Mattie, who inspired his company name and logo. His Web site is bundleofpawsphotography.com.

Fiddleheads and the artists are hosting an opening reception on Sunday, Oct. 20, from 2:30 to 4 pm. It is free and open to the public. All artworks are for sale, and the artists are available to converse about their work. Additional paintings and photographs will also be on display. For more information, contact Fiddleheads at 732-521-0878.