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Home to Art by Heart Gallery & Studio | Cardinal Hollow Winery | Fox & Wolf Woodworking | Green Wolf's - Elegant Junque | Jason Diliberto Photography | Resident Artist Toni J. Wolf the Village Barn provides something for everyone.

Art enthusiasts, experience the works of regional artists featured in Green Wolf's - Elegant Junque's monthly art exhibitions. A gallery opening reception is held on the first Friday of every month during First Fridays.  During the weekend, many of the artists will be available to discuss their work, and at times offer demonstrations of painting, sculpting, printmaking, wood carving and more.  Please visit our Events page for further details.

Enjoy the "Gifts From Our Loving Husbands" museum exhibit, previewing in the center of the barn. A humorous collection of home makers' inventions given to loved ones to make home life "easier"  along with Skippack memorabilia.

Owners Harry and Sylvia Wolf welcome everyone to explore what's hidden under the roof of Green Wolf's Village Barn Shoppes!

Open 7 days a week (individual store hours may vary) 45 minutes west of Philadelphia, minutes from exit 31 off the PA Turnpike / NE Extension, convenient to other wonderful weekend day trips.

A destination for young and old, where memories and friendships have been made for  over 40 years!


www.GreenWolfsVillageBarn.com

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Monday, December 9, 2013

SKIPPACK EVENTS CALENDER: Holiday Open House Dec. 11 / Illuminaire Night



Green Wolf's Village Barn Shoppes
In the East Village of Skippack
4010 Skippack Pike (map)
Skippack, Pennsylvania 19474


Proud members of the
Merchants of Skippack Association

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

FIRST FRIDAYS in Skippack Village: ARTIST - Jacqueline ter Kuile / Gallery Opening / November 1st, 2013

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 Artist Jacqueline ter Kuile

Jacqueline ter Kuile has been designing jewelry since 1978.  Working with self-referencing themes, Jacqueline’s collections range from classic inspirational jewelry fabricated from sterling silver and gold with precious stones, to hip and funky earrings created from recycled vintage tins. “My spiritual jewelry is pared down and quiet, while my recycled pieces are more about fun and expressing creativity and resourcefulness.  I am devoted to fine craftsmanship and finish, everything I make is designed to last a lifetime.  I just love seeing someone wearing one of my pieces.  I will say; “That’s cool!  I made that?” In her career she has worked as a gallery owner and curator, a museum administrator and professor at Moore College of Art and Design in Philadelphia, teaching Fine Arts 3D.  Jacqueline lives and works in Harleysville, PA.

A gallery reception will be held on November 1st from 5 - 9pm during
First Fridays in Skippack.  For past, current, and future art exhibitions, click here.


Follow First Friday in Skippack Village on Facebook and Twitter.

Green Wolf's Village Barn Shoppes
In the East Village of Skippack
4010 Skippack Pike (map)
Skippack, Pennsylvania 19474

Proud members of the
Merchants of Skippack Association
www.SkippackVillageOnline.com


recovery jewelry by jacqueline ter kuileInterested in becoming a featured artist?
2014 Applications are now being accepted.
Call (267) 416-6192 or email craig@greenwolfsvillagebarn.com.


FIRST FRIDAYS in Skippack Village: ARTIST - JoAnn Moy / Gallery Opening / November 1st, 2013


Artist JoAnn Moy

Statement:  I think of objects in terms of their form as well as their function; breaking items down into shape and color, subtle gradients and contrasting shades. I seek to explore edges and the shadows they can create. Often when I think of what might live on my next canvas, I first look at the shadows. The shadows are as alive as the plants and flowers you will find in some of my work.

I build up tactile layers of paint gradually, while building up visual layers between foreground and background. Beginning with thin washes of oil color, turpentine and linseed oil, I sketch out the subject matter keeping in mind that one thing’s configuration affects another’s shape and shadows. The process has to be amorphic in that there is no one single path. As the piece grows with each level the image become more intelligible. My goal though is not to be photographic, but rather impressionistic.

My intention is to open a visual communication between myself and you, the viewer; I want to keep you engaged and your imagination active. Ultimately you will become a collaborator in the work as your ideas about my art develop and grow.
  

A gallery opening reception will be held on November 1st from 5 - 9pm during
First Fridays in Skippack.  For past, current, and future art exhibitions, click here.


Follow First Friday in Skippack Village on Facebook and Twitter.

Green Wolf's Village Barn Shoppes
In the East Village of Skippack
4010 Skippack Pike (map)
Skippack, Pennsylvania 19474


Proud members of the
Merchants of Skippack Association
www.SkippackVillageOnline.com

Interested in becoming a featured artist?
2014 Applications are now being accepted.
Call (267) 416-6192 or email craig@greenwolfsvillagebarn.com.


Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Events in Skippack Village: 41st Annual Skippack Days Arts and Crafts Festival, First Friday, and More - October 2013

  41st Annual 
Skippack Days Arts and Crafts Festival
October 5th and 6th
10am - 6pm


First Fridays in Skippack Village
41st Annual Skippack Days Arts and Crafts Festival
Gallery Openings
Wine Releases and Updates
V.I.P.Specials
Upcoming Village Events


Monday, September 30, 2013

SKIPPACK EVENTS CALENDER 2013: Skippack Days Arts & Crafts Festival - October 5th & 6th



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Every year visitors from near and far make the pilgrimage to Skippack Village located in the center of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania for their annual Skippack Days Arts and Crafts Festival. 

This festival, held annually on the first weekend of October, showcases handmade fine art and crafts.
Visitors young and old will have the opportunity to meet artisans from the surrounding region exhibiting their one of a kind creations through out the historic and picturesque village of Skippack.

Among the over 80 specialty shops, Green Wolf’s Village Barn Shoppes will be host to the following exhibiting artisans:
La Vallerie Jewelry by Victoria Carp (PA Guild of Craftsmen)

Philly Phlair by Lindsay Zoland
Light Hutch Photography by Rebecca Sue Light
Lilly Rose Paper Crafts by Melinda Bream
The Country Garden Guild
Luckydog Essentia and Curios by Katherine Lightcap
Truly Pure and Natural by Nic Perna
Dandelion Pottery by Meredith Soto (Community Art Center of Wallingford)
Holly Mack Designs by Shawn Cannon
Sunrise Lazy Susans by George Bair
Mums, Gourds, Corn Stalks, and more! by GHD Produce
And
Meggies Cupcakes
Recovery Jewelry by Jacqueline ter Kuile

Admission:  Free

Hours:  Saturday and Sunday from 10am to 6pm  (rain or shine)


Green Wolf's Village Barn Shoppes
In the East Village of Skippack
4010 Skippack Pike (map)
Skippack, Pennsylvania 19474
(610) 584-6396


Proud members of the
Merchants of Skippack Association

WIN a $50 Gift Certificate to Any Skippack Restaurant, click here for details!

Learn about the founders of Skippack Days Arts and Crafts Festival, click here.

WANTED:  Fine Artists and Fine Craftsmen
2014 Applications are now being accepted!
Call (267) 416-6192 or email events@greenwolfsvillagebarn.com


Wednesday, September 4, 2013

FIRST FRIDAYS in Skippack Village: ARTIST - Frank Rauscher / Gallery Opening / September 6th, 2013

Artist Frank Rauscher

Artist Frank Rauscher

After Studying with Ernest Muehlmatt, Frank began carving competitively in 1977.  Since then, he has won several awards among major carving competitions including Best in Show and the annual Ward Foundation show.

Recently, Rauscher’s artistic achievement has been in wood burnings and wood turnings which can be found in galleries throughout New England and the Tri-State area.

Rauscher’s creativity with wood is additionally accompanied by his talent for painting in watercolor, pastes, and pen-and-ink.

Following studies at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Rauscher continued under the direction of local artists:  Chris Chadwick, Michael Adams, and Ann Brennan.

While being an accomplished bird and animal sculpture in wood, he presently devotes his time to watercolor while seemlessly enfusing his love of wood burning using acrylic washes to tint his wood plallets.

Rauscher conducts local lectures and seminars on wood burning, including carving detail.  He invites you to enter into his world of nature as he will be conducting live demonstration very weekend during his month long exhibition at Green Wolf’s Village Barn Shoppes.

Rauscher has carving for almost forty years and has been teaching for over thirty.  His primary subjects are song birds and birds of prey, with an occasional foray into wildlife carvings in three dimensions or relief.
  

A gallery opening reception will be held on September 6th from 5 - 10pm during
First Fridays in Skippack.  For past, current, and future art exhibitions, click here.


Follow First Friday in Skippack Village on Facebook and Twitter.

Green Wolf's Village Barn Shoppes
In the East Village of Skippack
4010 Skippack Pike (map)
Skippack, Pennsylvania 19474


Proud members of the
Merchants of Skippack Association

Thursday, August 1, 2013

FIRST FRIDAY in Skippack Village: CONTEMPORARY ARTIST - Ronda Lynn Michel / Gallery Opening / August 2nd, 2013

Artist Ronda Lynn Michel

Contemporary Artist Ronda Lynn Michel

Ronda Lynn Michel, an award winning artist, began teaching herself to paint landscapes in oil after retiring from a career in dental hygiene.  A creative person her entire life, she has also produced marvelous works using acrylic and found objects.  Her recent medium of investigation is encaustic. She loves collage and wax is a perfect way to explore mixed media during the layering process.
 
Very spiritual in nature, she remains open to the voice of the universe and it's cues, creating her works in a space she calls "Inspiration Studio" on a mountaintop where she lives with her husband, Wayne. She has three sons and three grandchildren, one of which is a flourishing young artist, voted most creative in her class.

Gallery Shows
Artists’ House, Philadelphia, June 2012
Artists' House, Philadelphia, December 2012
Artist Ronda Lynn Michel
City Folk Gallery, Lancaster,  Summer 2013

Previous Shows
8th Annual Show at John James Audubon Art Show, 2013 (Juried)
7th Annual Show at John James Audubon Art Show, 2011 (Juried)
Invitation to Academy of Notre Dame 38th Annual Art Show, 2011
West Chester University Exhibit, 2010 (Juried)
Work exhibited at The John James Audubon Art Show, 2010
Penn Medical at Radnor Summer Show, 2010 (Juried)
5th Annual Show at The John James Audubon Art Show, 2009 (Juried)
Penn Medical at Radnor Summer Show, 2009 (Juried)
Penn Medical Winter Show, 2009 (Juried)
Delaware Valley Art League, 2009 (Juried)

Awards
2nd Place:  John James Audubon Center, 2013, Juror Lisa Tremper Hanover
WAC:  Award 2010, Juror  Barry Saunders of the Newman Saunders Gallery

Education
RDH from M.C.C.C. Magna Cum Laude, 1993
  

A gallery opening reception will be held on August 2nd from 5 - 10pm during
First Friday in Skippack.  For past, current, and future art exhibitions, click here.


Follow First Friday in Skippack Village on Facebook and Twitter.

Green Wolf's Village Barn Shoppes
In the East Village of Skippack
4010 Skippack Pike (map)
Skippack, Pennsylvania 19474


Proud members of the
Merchants of Skippack Association

Monday, July 15, 2013

Art by Heart Contemporary Art Gallery and Studio in Skippack Village: SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT

contemporary, modern art gallery in skippack village (mongomery county, pa, 19474)
ANNOUNCEMENT

"I am pleased to announce that as of June, I have relocated my gallery within Green Wolf’s – Elegant Junque.

We are very excited about this new venture and have wonderful plans for the coming months.

Since opening my gallery and studio in November of 2011, my contemporary work now adorns homes and businesses throughout the Greater Philadelphia region, and for that I am extremely honored.

As always, I welcome you to join me for a gallery opening reception held on the first Friday of every month during First Friday in Skippack from 5 – 10pm. Sign up for updates via our eNewsletter or “Like” Art by Heart on Facebook .

Please stop in to check out my new location and say hello!"

Sincerely,
Andrea O’Driscoll – Artist/Owner

art by heart contemporary art gallery in skippack village

Gallery Hours
Wednesday – Friday: 11a – 5p 
(First Fridays: 11a – 10p)
Saturday: 10a – 6p
Sunday: 11a – 5p

In the East Village of Skippack
4010 Skippack Pike
Skippack, PA 19474

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Tuesday, July 2, 2013

First Friday in Skippack Village

www.SkippackFirstFriday.com

Join us at Green Wolf's Village Barn Shoppes on the First Friday of every month, January - 
December, as we premiere our monthly art exhibition, as well as the latest works of art by 
resident artist, Andrea O'Driscoll, owner of Art by Heart Studio and Gallery.

May through October, stroll the village of Skippack and 
experience the diversity of fine art and live music on 
various porches, patios and lawns at this upscale event.


Sponsored by:

>>> ALERT: In the event of severe in-climate weather, all outdoor activities will be suspended. <<<

“Shop Local. Make a Difference!”

WANTED:  ARTISTS, MUSICIANS & PERFORMING ARTISTS
Call (267) 416-6192 or events@greenwolfsvillagebarn.com.

FIRST FRIDAY in Skippack Village: CONTEMPORARY ARTIST - Lee Muslin / Gallery Opening July 5th 2013


Contemporary Artist Lee Muslin

Lee Muslin is an explorer constantly discovering new ways to create.  She has an intuitive, organic approach to art making whether she is creating photomontages, mixed media collages or abstract paintings.  Transparency and layering plays a major role in all her artwork.  Color, rhythm and texture are the supporting concepts.

Lee attended the University of Delaware as a fine art major and subsequently received a degree in photography from Parsons School of Design.  Over the last 19 years, she has participated in over 200 exhibitions throughout the United States, as well as several other countries, including 13 solo shows.  Lee’s artwork has been in several museum exhibits including the Bergen Museum in New Jersey and the Attleboro Museum in Massachusetts.  She has been privileged to receive 20 awards and her work has been featured in 26 publications including the cover art for two Philadelphia Stories magazines and a book of poems.

ARTIST STATEMENT 
To develop something visually intriguing out of pure imagination is the pinnacle of creativity.  Kandinsky stated, “Of all the arts, abstract painting is the most difficult. It demands that you know how to draw well, that you have a heightened sensitivity for composition and for color, and that you be a true poet. This last is essential.”

Guided by intuition, a fusion of gesture and geometry flows out onto the canvas in my abstract paintings. Although I begin my work with a basic composition and color scheme, I yield to what is happening in the painting as it develops. However, many subjective considerations and decisions are required to discover the painting's potential.  A back-and-forth between spontaneity and intention characterizes my approach.  To create a complexity of pattern and texture, I incorporate elements of collage in the layers of acrylic paint.  The juxtaposition of muted with intense color and transparent with opaque areas elaborates on the visual dance.  

Follow First Friday in Skippack Village on Facebook and Twitter.

Green Wolf's Village Barn Shoppes
In the East Village of Skippack
4010 Skippack Pike (map)
Skippack, Pennsylvania 19474


Proud members of the
Merchants of Skippack Association

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Custom Cabinets & Woodworking / Kitchen and Bath Cabinets & Counters - Montgomery County (Philadelphia) 19474


Do you have a home project that you have been meaning to get to but keep putting it off?
With the hot weather outside now is a great time to start!!!

Call Harry Wolf, cabinet maker and owner of Fox & Wolf, Inc. for your free design consultation.

No job is too big or too small!

Fox and Wolf, Inc.
In the East Village of Skippack
4010 Skippack Pike (map)
Skippack, Pennsylvania 19474
Remodeling and Home Design

Art, Culture, Community

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

FIRST FRIDAY in Skippack Village: INTERNATIONAL POP ARTIST - JAMES ENDERS / Gallery Opening June 2013


International Pop Artist James Enders

This June, we are honored to be hosting James Enders who will be unveiling his FB Cam Girl series and his Grand Absolute painting; which is to be entered into the International Absolute Art Contest. He hopes to join with the likes of Keith Haring, Laurence Gartel, Britto, Andy Warhol, Ivan Jenson and many more. 

Enders's work can be found in public and private collections around the globe. His portrait of Barack Obama was a crucial part of the Pennsylvania Obama Campaign and was featured in Mamushka Gallery's 2012 Miami Art Basel Exhibition, along with several other leading pop artists.

His 150th Anniversary Bacardi Painting was recently approved and sponsored by Bacardi International. In addition, Enders has been widely featured on major television networks, in magazines and online publications.

A gallery opening reception will be held on June 7th from 5 - 10pm during First Friday in Skippack.

For past, current, and future art exhibitions, click here.

Follow First Friday in Skippack Village on Facebook and Twitter.

Green Wolf's Village Barn Shoppes
In the East Village of Skippack
4010 Skippack Pike (map)
Skippack, Pennsylvania 19474


Proud members of the
Merchants of Skippack Association

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

SKIPPACK SUMMER TIME CONCERT SERIES 2013



Bring your picnic blanket and lawn chair and enjoy the sounds of summer during Skippack’s
Summertime Concert Series held on the lawn of The Manor House, 4059 Skippack Pike
(directly across from Basta Pasta).


Learn more about Skippack Village's Summer Time Concert Series and more, click here.


Green Wolf's Village Barn Shoppes
In the East Village of Skippack
4010 Skippack Pike (map)
Skippack, Pennsylvania 19474


Proud members of the
Merchants of Skippack Association

Friday, May 10, 2013

SKIPPACK SHOPS: After The Fire: “Thank you” from Merle Norman Cosmetics - By Jean Curtis, Owner



The staff of Merle Norman Cosmetics in Skippack Village wishes to thank the wonderful men and women of the local fire departments and first responders that quickly came to our rescue on Friday, May 3rd. Our deepest gratitude to all of you that there were no injuries to anyone on the scene because of your skill and efficiency!  Thank you, thank you!

We also extend our deepest appreciation to all of our customers, friends and neighbors who have reached out to us during this very difficult time. Several concerned retail business owners  in Skippack have even offered to share their store space temporarily to help out, which is so generous.  Your support, prayers, and encouragement have bolstered our spirits incredibly!

Our hearts go out to the owners of Head Over Heels and Hodge Podge, whose businesses also suffered great loss due to the extensive smoke and water damage caused by the fire in our store.  While the businesses have been temporarily shut down, plans are already underway to restore all three units for occupancy very soon.

Merle Norman is continuing business operations in a reduced capacity temporarily until the former studio can be opened for business again.  Clients may place mail orders for Merle Norman Cosmetic products by phone at 610-457-3384.  The headquarters office for franchise operations is assisting in filling orders  to keep our clients well supplied, which is very helpful, considering our extensive loyal client base.  Merle Norman is a family owned company for 82 years, still made in America with a large fan base worldwide. Their line of cosmetics are available only in franchise locations, like Skippack.

For progress reports on our business continuation plan, or to contact studio operations  go to the Facebook page for Merle Norman-Skippack at www.Facebook.com/MNskippack

Skippack is a great community, so please remember to "Shop Local" and support your neighborhood businesses! - By Jean Curtis

Thursday, May 2, 2013

SKIPPACK NEWS & EVENTS 2013: First Friday - June 7, 2013

Join us at Green Wolf's Village Barn Shoppes on the First Friday of every month, January - December, as we premiere our monthly art exhibition, as well as the latest works of art by resident artist, Andrea O'Driscoll, owner of Art by Heart Studio and Gallery.

May through October, stroll the village of Skippack and experience the diversity of fine art and live music on various porches, patios and lawns at this upscale event.

Learn more about First Fridays in Skippack Village, click here.

skippack first friday (1st friday) information

Green Wolf's Village Barn Shoppes
In the East Village of Skippack
4010 Skippack Pike (map)
Skippack, Pennsylvania 19474


Proud members of the
Merchants of Skippack Association

SKIPPACK EVENT CALENDER 2013: Spring Festival / Spring Fest - May 11th & 12th

Skippack Village’s Spring Fest features crafts and food vendors, all day entertainment, and more.

This Festival, held Mother’s Day weekend, has become one of Philadelphia’s popular regional spring events of the year.

Visitors young and old will have the opportunity to meet artisans from the surrounding region exhibiting their one-of-a-kind creations through out the historic village of Skippack.

Among the over 80 specialty shops, exhibiting artisans at Green Wolf's Village Barn Shoppes include:


Regina Marie Design by Regina Marie (Schwenksville, Pa) - Handmade Silver and Bronze Jewelry

Lindsay Zoland (City, Pa) - Hair Accessories

       
Joel Weismer (City, Pa) - Hand-blown Glass

      
Andrea Barrier (Oxford, Pa) - Jewelry

      
Nick Perna of Truly Pure and Natural (Telford, Pa) - Artisan Food & Natural Products


Judy De Simone (West Chester, Pa) - Ceramics

Farm Fromage (Lancaster, Pa) - Artisan Cheese

Nicole Wolf of The Trading Post (Schwenksville, Pa) - Architectural Artifacts

Katie Lightcap (Royersford, Pa) - Mixed 2 & 3D Media

 Art by Heart Gallery by Andrea O'Driscoll (East Norriton, Pa) - Mixed 2D Media

Patti Watson of Rising Sun Coffee Roster (Telford, Pa) - Artisan Coffee

Skippack Historical Society - Informational Handouts & Historical Pictures of Skippack

And more!

Admission
FREE

Hours and Location
Saturday: 10 am to 5 pm
Sunday: 10 am to 5 pm
Indoors and Outdoors (Rain or Shine)

Event Page
May Featured Artist

Green Wolf's Village Barn Shoppes
In the East Village of Skippack
4010 Skippack Pike (map)
Skippack, Pennsylvania 19474

Proud supporting members of the Merchants of Skippack Association.

skippack village shops
"Shop Local. Make a Difference!"

"Like" our Facebook page and have your name entered into to our Spring Fest raffle drawing.


2014 Vendor Applications are now being accepted, click here for more information.