National Award-Winning Artist Show This Weekend at New Jersey Art Gallery

This is the final weekend for Howard Friedland's One- Man Show at the Highlands Art Gallery in Chester, NJ

Online PR News – 26-November-2009 – – (Chester, New Jersey) --- Highlands art gallery in historic Chester, NJ is hosting a One Man Show through Sunday, November 29th featuring national award-winning artist Howard Friedland. The show is reviewed in the November issue of American art Collector magazine.

Friedland’s show covers a wide variety of subjects from local landscapes and European scenes to florals, people and animals.

His years of painting experience and talent have earned him numerous national and regional awards. Recently, he was honored as Best in Show at the Oil Painters of America National Juried Exhibit, 2008 along with a $20,000.00 purse. In 2007, he won the Award of Excellence for Best Signature Member in the Central Regional Show of Oil Painters of America.
He has been featured in American Artist Magazine and the Master Painters of the World section of International Artists Magazine. His work is regularly selected for the C. M. Russell Museum Auction and Exhibition in Great Falls, MT. He has painted, taught and exhibited in France, Italy, England, Spain, and Portugal and in six U.S states.

Friedland was one of the first artists to be accepted into the Oil Painters of America’s initial national show at the Hillegoss Gallery in Chicago. The Oil Painters of America honored Friedland as a Signature Member in 2003 and recently was elected to the OPA Board of Directors.

According to Highlands Art Gallery Director, Cheryl Macdowall, Friedland paints from instinct with the freedom to be bold, spontaneous and untamed. His impressionistic paintings are alive with texture, color and feeling that invite the viewer into the piece, transcending time and place to journey throughout the painting. Friedland’s work can be reviewed on the gallery’s website:

Highlands Art Gallery is located at 54 Main Street, Suite 3 (behind 50 Main St.) in the Chester Village Square in historic Chester, Morris County, New Jersey. Their phone number is 908-879-1610. The gallery carries an exceptional selection of traditional oil paintings and sculpture by notable artists from California to Amsterdam, New York to New England - ideal for seasoned collectors or new art purchasers.

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