“THE FORWARDIAN ARTS SOCIETY is a fellowship of people who share a desire to encourage, support, and love the experiences of creative individuals and groups as they go forward toward their dreams."

The Places We've Been

Creating and Being a Mindful Experience

The Create and Be Art Studio in Stroudsburg, PA presented “Where’s Ya Mind At? II (A Mental Health Awareness Experience)" on Saturday July 23rd. The event offered an Artists’ Reception, a panel discussion on mental illness along with painting, poetry, and music. Photography and video by Paparazzi Paul. 

Una fesival de fusión latina llega a Stroudsburg, PA.

(A latin fusion festival comes to Stroudsburg, PA)

The Latin Fusion Fest was held in Courthouse Square in Stroudsburg, PA on Saturday July 9th. Photography and Video by Paparazzi Paul 

Forms and More: The Gamut Art Gallery

Art Wells gave a demonstration in sculpture at The Gamut Art Gallery in Stroudsburg, PA during the town's Art Walk on Saturday July 2nd. Photography by paparazzi Paul.

Forms and More: Sidewalk Art

Many artist shared their work along the sidewalks of Stroudsburg, PA during the town's Art Walk on Saturday July 2nd. Photography by paparazzi Paul.

Forms and More: Andrei Gallery

The Andrei Art Gallery presented an exhibition during the Art walk held in Stroudsburg, PA on Saturday July 2nd. Photography by Paparazzi Paul.

Where We'd Like To Go In August

Artists’ Receptions at the The Gamut Art Gallery, The Pocono Arts Council, and The Create and Be Studio in Stroudsburg, PA on Saturday August 6th.

An Artists’ Reception at The Antoine Dutot Museum and Gallery in Delaware Water Gap, PA on Friday August 19th.

The Pocono Center for the Arts’ Broadway Family Favorites at The Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort in Shawnee on Delaware, PA on Sunday August 21st.

The Pocono State Craft Festival at The Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm in Stroudsburg, PA on August 27th and 28th.

We often go to The Josie Porter Farm in Stroudsburg, PA  who presents their Open Air, Open Mic Nite every other Wednesday Evening. beginning at 6pm. Video and Photography of the July 27th event are by Paparazzi Paul.

We often go to The Deer Head Inn in Delaware Water Gap, PA who holds a Jazz Jam that is free to the public every Thursday evening beginning at 7pm. The May 19th, 2022 event is shown here. Video and Photography of Current and Past Jazz Jams by Paparazzi Paul.

We often go to The Borough of Stroudsburg, PA who presents their Concerts in the Square Series every Thursday beginning at 6pm. Supra La Cuchina performed on Thursday June 30th. Video and Photography of the series by Paparazzi Paul.

We often go to The Monroe Farmers Market in Stroudsburg, PA that offers produce grown by local farmers and music every other Saturday beginning at 8am. Video and Photography of the June 23rd event featuring The Juggernut String Band are by Paparazzi Paul.

Some Ongoing Exhibitions You Might Like to Visit

The Pocono Arts Council will present their Figurative Art/Human Form Exhibition along with the work of Thomas Ando in their Myra Kyle Gallery I and Donna Kallessar in their Myra Kyle Gallery 2. All three Exhibitions are in their Community Arts Gallery at 727 Main Street in Stroudsburg, PA until August 2nd.

Andrea's Gallery The Renegade Winery in Stroudsburg, PA will present their Pizzazz: An Art Exhibit until August 15th.

The Things That We Do

The 2022 Forwardian Film Festival

The Forwardian Film Festival seeks to promote and encourage the creative endeavors of filmmakers by showcasing their work in an annual festival environment. The festival takes place online on our facebook page (click on the above heading for access) until July 31st and will present short and feature length films. You can cast your vote for which film will receive The 2022 Forwardian Film Lovers' Award by "liking" it. 

The Forwardian Art Gallery

The Forwardian Art (FA) Gallery is a service provided by the Forwardian Arts Society offering an opportunity for art lovers to enjoy the visual arts and for artists/photographers to show their work without any fees or commissions

Luna Moth on Leaf by Nancy Freeman 8"x10" watercolor painting (on Arches cold press paper) in chartreuse painted wood frame.

We are always doing things without having money. But....

In case we ever need money

to do something.