Mrs. Engelsen is an Ocean County native with a deep appreciation of New Jersey’s rich, historical background and its breath-taking coastal scenery. She studied art at the Samuel Fleischer Art Memorial in Philadelphia and at thc Philadelphia College of Art. She has also studied at Stockton State College. She paints all medias – watercolor, acrylic, and oil.
She is particularly noted throughout the state for her historical paintings. Each projects reflects detailed research into the state’s past. Her sources include historical societies, libraries, and a treasury of rare old photographs. Lengthy personal interviews with local residents add to her background knowledge.
She has preserved historical New Jersey scenes from northern New Jersey to the coastal shores, and to the western tip in Trenton.
She was commissioned by McDonald’s restaurant to complete a series of historical paintings in Toms River, Manahawkin, Lakehurst, Burlington, Howell and Ocean Township.
In addition, her historical paintings of Newark, Trenton, Burlington and Perth Amboy are in the executive and public offices of Public Service Electric and Gas Company. A particular favorite of Revolutionary War buffs is Mrs. Engelsen’s painting of Cannon Green, Princeton University. This painting hangs in the lobby of the Palmer Inn, Route 1, Princeton, New Jersey.
Solace Studio features artwork by Franny Andahazy and other selected artists from the Jersey Shore and New England areas. Paintings, mosaics, mixed media
Firefly is a colorful shop full of fine art, jewelry, clothing and crafts of local makers and from around the world. Offers yoga mosaic watercolor classes.
Located at 1819 N. Long Beach Blvd. Surf City, NJ, 08008.
Call us at 609-494-0006 for gallery hours and info.
The m.t.burton gallery, established in 2000, represents national and regional artists. We exhibit pottery, sculpture, paintings and photography. We also offer pottery classes in our studio.
We are located in Surf City, on Long Beach Island, off the southern coast of New Jersey, approximately 60 miles east of Philadelphia. mt.burton gallery has many unique handmade and wheel-thrown pottery pieces. In our gallery, you will discover all types of ceramics that include stoneware, porcelain, majolica ware, wood-fired, and pit-fired pieces. Over two dozen ceramic artists produce work for sale at our gallery