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234 19th St, Surf City, NJ 08008
234 19th Street Surf City New Jersey 08008 US

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.

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