“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


Art on a Rainy Day

The Pocono Arts Council’s Community Gallery, The Gamut Art Gallery, and The Andrei Art Gallery/Studio-Museum were all part of the Stroudsburg, PA First Saturday Art Walk Series on Saturday May 7th. Photography and words by Paparazzi Paul.


Collections at The Dutot 

The Antoine Dutot Museum and Gallery in Delaware Water Gap, PA held an Artists’ Reception on Friday May 6th to showcase the collections of Rev. Karen E. Nickels and Richard Hawkins. Photography and words by Paparazzi Paul.


Song of the Stroudsmoor 

The Pocono Center of the Arts presentation of Broadway at the Stroudsmoor was held at The Stroudsmoor Country Inn in Stroudsburg, PA on Sunday May 1st. Photography and words by Paparazzi Paul.


A House filled with Spring 

The Bethlehem House Contemporary Art Gallery in Bethlehem, PA held an Artists’ Reception for their 2022 Spring Show on Friday April 29th. Photography and words by Paparazzi Paul.


Hoping for Peace in the Ukraine

The Poconos For Peace - Community Concert and Art Sale to Benefit Ukraine event took place at The Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort on Monday April 18th. Photography by Paparazzi Paul


Where We'd Like To Go In May


The 41st Annual Thomas Edison Film Festival Tour at The Pocono Cinema and Cultural Center in East Stroudsburg, PA and the Artists’ Reception for the Retro LOVE and PEACE Exhibition at The Antoine Dutot Museum and Gallery in Delaware Water Gap, PA on Saturday May 21st.

The Artists’ Reception for the Pizzazz: An Art Exhibit at Andrea's gallery in The Renegade Winery in Stroudsburg, PA on Sunday May 22nd.

A Community Drum Circle at The Courthouse Square in Stroudsburg, PA on Thursday May 26th.

The Artists’ Reception for an Exhibition featuring the work of Penny Ross at The Antoine Dutot Museum and Gallery in Delaware Water Gap, PA on Friday May 27th.


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 12th, 2022 event is shown here. Video and Photography of Current and Past Jazz Jams by Paparazzi Paul.


Some Ongoing Exhibitions You Might Like to Visit



The Pocono Arts Council’s Community Gallery in Stroudsburg, PA will present their Members’ Show until May 31st.


The Bethlehem House Contemporary Art Gallery in Bethlehem, PA will present their 2022 Spring Show until June 11th.



The Gamut Art Gallery in Stroudsburg, PA will present their exhibition until July 24th.


The Andrea’s Gallery within the Renegade Winery in Stroudsburg, PA will present their Five Artists Exhibition until August 15th.



The Things That We Do


The Forwardian Film Festival

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 with the presentation of short and feature length films.


The Forwardian Film Festival welcomes the film “John Parker and the Madman” Directed by Alexander Baldreich as the cinematic submission to our festival. Add your film to our festival.

Do you like films? The 2022 Forwardian Film Festival is seeking film lovers to help select films that will be included in this year’s festival. Viewings will be online and take place until June 30th. For More Information


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.