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Our artwork is in private collections around the world.

Examples include: Australia, France (Dieppe, Greges, Paris, Pommereval, Ile Tudy Bretagne, La Rochelle), Canada, Germany, Mexico, and nine states in the United States (California, Florida, Illinois, New Jersey, New York (Rochester, Rego Park), North Carolina, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas). 

A permanent public venue is The Testing Center of Brookdale Community College, Monmouth County, NJ


                            Purple Mountains by Ernest Antholis
Purple Mountains by Ernest Antholis

Ernest Antholis

 

Ernie studied photography at the New York Institute of Photography. Upon earning a degree in finance, his career was in banking and finance in major New York institutions.  As an artist, he studied oil painting at New York University and the New School in New York City.  In 2005, Ernie returned to photography and since 2008, he has studied pastels.  Ernie has won awards for both his photography and pastels and has been accepted into many juried exhibits, including the Brookdale Community College Art Show (2009; 2010) and the Monmouth Festival of the Arts (2011). Ernie's art has been featured in newspapers and magazines and he has exhibited in many libraries and galleries in NJ. His paintings and photography feature nebulas, landscapes, seascapes, and color abstractions.

 

Ernie’s awards include:

 

Art Society of Monmouth County 2017 H&E Luhrs Show

FIRST PLACE Pastels for "Lobster Houses, Nova Scotia, Canada"

 

Art Society of Monmouth County 2017 Winter Break Photography Exhibit

Toni Wilczewski Award for Achievement 2017

THIRD PLACE "Monument Valley"

 

Art Society of Monmouth County 2016 Ruth Crown Memorial Exhibit

FIRST PLACE Pastels for "Mountain Sunburst"

 

Art Society of Monmouth County 2016 Anniversary Show

THIRD PLACE Pastels for "Birches"

 

Art Society of Monmouth County 2015 Ruth Crown Memorial Exhibit

FIRST PLACE Pastels for "Purple Mountain"

 

Art Society of Monmouth County 2014 Ruth Crown Memorial Exhibit

THIRD PLACE Pastels for "Birches"

 

Art Society of Monmouth County 2013 Ruth Crown Memorial Exhibit

SECOND PLACE Pastels for "Field of Poppies"

 

Art Society of Monmouth County 2013 Anniversary Show "Visions" West Long Branch

SECOND PLACE Pastels for “The Lobster House, Peggy's Cove, Nova Scotia”

 

Art Society of Monmouth County H&E Luhrs Art Show 2012

THIRD PLACE Pastels for “Three Pears”

 

Art Society of Monmouth County Ruth Crown Memorial Exhibit 2012

THIRD PLACE Pastels for "Sun & Surf"

 

Art Society of Monmouth County H&E Luhrs Art Show 2011

FIRST PLACE Pastels for “Thailand Sunset”

 

Monmouth County Senior Art Show 2011

HONORABLE MENTION "Old Town Mykonos" 

 

Guild of Creative Art 19th Annual Juried Show 2011

HONORABLE MENTION - "Sun & Surf" pastel

 

Art Society of Monmouth County Ruth Crown Memorial Exhibit

FIRST PLACE “Swan Nebula” pastel 2011

THIRD PLACE “Sandy Hook Bay” pastel 2010

 

Middletown Art Show Series - Middletown Arts Center

SECOND PLACE - Landscapes/Seascapes Photography “Little Venice, Mykonos” 2010

SECOND PLACE - Architecture/Design Photography “Ephesus, Turkey” 2010

SECOND PLACE - General Media "Crescent Moon" pastel 2009

 

Freehold Art Society April 2009 Photography

THIRD PLACE - "Sunset" Mykonos

 

The Guild of Creative Art 2005 Photography Showcase

HONORABLE MENTION - "Monument Valley, AZ"

 

 

 

Red Lobster House, Nova Scotia by Helen "Eleni" Antholis
Red Lobster House, Nova Scotia by Helen "Eleni" Antholis

Helen "Eleni" Antholis

 

Helen, associate member of the prestigious Pastel Society of America, is an award-winning artist who expresses the beauty of what she sees through various mediums. Under the tutelage of Sangita Phadke, PSA, Helen studies pastels. Whether it is with pen & ink, watercolor pencils, oils, or pastels, Helen enjoys learning and growing through her art. Helen is the founder and curator of Brookdale Community College's first public art gallery in Freehold, NJ from 2006-2008 where she was the charter director of that campus. Helen signs her pastels as "Eleni", her Greek name.  Helen has been accepted into juried art shows at Brookdale (2009; 2010) and the Guild of Creative Art in 2010.

 

Helen's awards include:

 

Art Society of Monmouth County 2016 Ruth Crown Memorial Exhibit

THIRD PLACE Pastels for "Moon Over Delos"

 

Art Society of Monmouth County 2015 Ruth Crown Memorial Exhibit

THIRD PLACE Pastels for "The Gold Rim"

 

Art Society of Monmouth County 2015 Anniversary Art Show Exhibit

HONORABLE MENTION for "Mandarin Reflections" pastel

 

Art Society of Monmouth County 2014 Ruth Crown Memorial Exhibit

SECOND PLACE Pastels for "Varanasi"

 

Monmouth County Senior Art Show 2013

SECOND PLACE Pastels for "Liberty Bowl III"

 

Art Society of Monmouth County 2013 Ruth Crown Memorial Exhibit

FIRST PLACE Pastels for "Liberty Bowl"

 

Art Society of Monmouth County 2013 Anniversary Show "Visions" West Long Branch

THIRD PLACE Pastels for “The Red House, Peggy's Cove, Nova Scotia”

 

Monmouth County Senior Art Show 2012

HONORABLE MENTION Pastels for "Day's End"

 

Art Society of Monmouth County 2012 Ruth Crown Memorial Exhibit

SECOND PLACE Pastels for "Grand Canyon Sunset"

 

Guild of Creative Art 19th Annual Juried Show 2011

Juried: "Liberty Bowl"

 

Art Society of Monmouth County 2011 H&E Luhrs Endowment Art Show

SECOND PLACE Pastels for “The Red Plum”

 

Monmouth County Senior Art Show 2011

FIRST PLACE Pastels for "Liberty Bowl"

 

Monmouth County Senior Art Show 2010

SECOND PLACE Pastels for "Mandarin Reflections"

 

Middletown Art Show Series 2010

HONORABLE MENTION Pastels for "Oranges"