Gallery 23 is a cooperative gallery comprised of 35 artists. The artists include potters, painters, fiber artists, jewelry artists, woodworkers, sculptors, photographers and more. Gallery 23 was founded in 2001 with the mission of promoting the work of local artists, as well as raising the awareness and appreciation of the various art forms represented at the gallery. Within just a few years, this unique fine crafts and art showroom has gained an impressive reputation and is now a destination point for visitors from all over the country and abroad. Included in the various types of fine crafts and art are paintings, drawings, photography, glasswork, pottery, fiber, woodwork, jewelry, sculpture and diorama. Also available are cards featuring our artists’ photography and paintings.
Gallery 23 is a cooperative venture consisting of about 30+ jury-selected artists who participate in the operation of the gallery, from working as salespersons to managing the finances and gallery publicity. Gallery 23 leadership consists of an Executive Committee including the following individuals, Brooke VanDerzee, President; Annie Graybill, Vice President; Diane Pratt & Leana Moonspinner, Co-Treasurers; Beth Rosenberg , Secretary; and Kathy Yvinskas, Gallery Director.
At Gallery 23 our gifts are hand crafted and American made. Our talented artisans present handmade treasures. Popular categories include gifts for home décor, jewelry and apparel. We have a large selection of paintings, photographs, fine woodworking, pottery, stained glass, cards and more.
Gallery 23 has the mission of promoting work of local artists as well as raising awareness and appreciation of the various art forms represented at the gallery.
Artists interested in becoming members of Gallery 23 may obtain an Application for Membership at the Gallery, or request the form by mail, by contacting: Gallery 23, Inc. P.O. Box 141 23 Main Street Blairstown, NJ 07825 Attention: Jury Committee Chairperson Along with the form, prospective members will be asked to send representational photos or slides of their work. Once the Gallery has reviewed these materials and agreed the artwork has met Gallery criteria, applicants will be asked to meet with the Gallery Jury Committee and to bring samples of their artwork. Acceptance in the Gallery is based on: 1) Quality and originality of the artwork 2) Gallery needs for new members 3) Gallery needs for the particular type of artwork 4) Ability of the artist to work as a salesperson in the Gallery for a minimum number of hours/month (usually between 8-16) Please note that "non-working members" are accepted pending available space.