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.
Features a seafood market with full take out service to accommodate the vacation season. All of our shellfish is harvested daily by our own clammers from legally certified NJ inter-coastal bays.
Although our clams have made us famous, this season’s menu is bursting with delicious new recipes, garden salads and daily blackboard specials. For your health, our fried entrees are cholesterol free and low in saturated fats due to a unique blend of corn and canola oil known as “Supreme Fry-On.”
Blue Claw may look small but they have one of the largest varieties of fresh local fish and seafood on LBI. For live or cooked crabs and lobsters, local sushi-grade sea scallops, wild caught shrimp, and a variety of homemade items, visit Blue Claw Seafood Market in Surf City for all of your Long Beach Island seafood.
We have a large selection of marinades, sauces, condiments, Kelchners Tartar, Cocktail, Horseradish and Spicy Srivacha for all of your seafood dishes!
Pick up your seafood eating tools such as crab mallets, lobster crackers, clam & oyster Knives, shrimp deveined…and more!
Located at 2012 Long Beach Boulevard in Surf City New Jersey since 1994 Anchor Produce Market has been a fixture on LBI, always your best choice for fresh produce daily. We stock a full line of milk and dairy products, groceries, cold drinks, snacks and ice cream. Our full-service deli offers Boar’s Head meats and cheeses. We prepare all our salads in house as well as fresh handmade guacamole, salsa and mozzarella. We offer a wide variety of organic produce and of course the freshest white corn you will find on LBI.