Browse Books: Self-help / Creativity

Keep Going: 10 Ways to Stay Creative in Good Times and Bad (Austin Kleon) Cover Image
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The Artist's Way: 25th Anniversary Edition Cover Image
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Wreck This Journal: Now in Color Cover Image
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Find Your Unicorn Space: Reclaim Your Creative Life in a Too-Busy World Cover Image
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Writing Down the Bones: Freeing the Writer Within Cover Image
By Natalie Goldberg, Julia Cameron (Foreword by)
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Do One Thing Every Day That Makes You Happy: A Journal (Do One Thing Every Day Journals) Cover Image
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The Artist's Way Starter Kit Cover Image
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Seeking Wisdom: A Spiritual Path to Creative Connection (A Six-Week Artist's Way Program) Cover Image
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Things to Look Forward To Cover Image
By Sophie Blackall (Illustrator)
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The Little Winter Book of Gnomes Cover Image
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50 Ways to Draw Your Beautiful, Ordinary Life: Practical Lessons in Pencil and Paper (Flow) Cover Image
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Creative Visualization: Use the Power of Your Imagination to Create What You Want in Your Life Cover Image
By Shakti Gawain, Marci Shimoff (Foreword by)
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New Hope for American Art

                                               New Hope for American Art is the most comprehensive book ever published on artists from, and surrounding, the New Hope Art Colony (also known as the Pennsylvania Impressionists). This book, with its 612 pages and over 1,000 color plates of artwork include biographies of 165 individual Pennsylvania Impressionists and New Hope Modernists as well as artists from the Philadelphia Ten, a pioneering group of women all educated at Philadelphia art schools. 

In this book, you'll find biographies and artwork from such artists as:

  • Daniel Garber
  • Edward Redfield
  • George Sotter
  • Arthur Meltzer
  • Robert Spencer
  • William Langson Lathrop
  • Kenneth Nunamaker
  • John Folinsbee
  • Henry Snell
  • William F. Taylor
  • Fern Coppedge
  • M. Elizabeth Price
  • Clarence Johnson
  • S. George Phillips
  • Rae Sloan Bredin
  • Walter Baum
  • Walter Schofield
  • Morgan Colt
  • Charles Rosen
  • Joseph Meierhans
  • Charles F. Ramsey
  • Louis Stone
  • Charles Evans
  • Josef Zenk

New Hope for American Art was authored, designed and published by James M. Alterman, an expert in the field of Pennsylvania Impressionist and Modernist painting. A longtime collector and owner of two fine art galleries, Alterman wanted to create a user-friendly book intended not only to educate collectors and enthusiasts about this art but to help train one's eye. The book offers valuable tips on how to avoid common mistakes often experienced by new collectors drawn from the author's personal experiences as a collector and fine art dealer.