Tag: Artists Series

Columbia County Plein Air Artists to Exhibit Works at Columbia Greene Community College’s Kaaterskill Gallery

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Evening Bloom Olana by Eden Hart 

The Columbia County Plein Air Artists will be exhibiting their works at Columbia Greene Community College’s Kaaterskill Gallery from November 1–30, 2019. An Artists’ Reception will take place on Thursday, November 7,  which the public is invited to partake in refreshments and meet the artists while taking in the breathtaking landscapes of beautiful Columbia County and surrounding areas.

Exhibition includes works by: Paul Barton, Richard Bazelow, Brenda Bertin, Arlene Boehm, Susanna Grannis, Helen Hamel, Eden Hart, Kathie Mock, Martha Morano, Noel Phillips, Lori Rothstein, Debbie Shaw, Cecelia Sinclair, Silvana Tagliaferri and Audrey Wyman.

About Columbia County Plein Air Artists:

Columbia County Plein Air Artists was formed in 2013, following in the tradition of famed Hudson River School artists such as Thomas Cole and Frederic Church. Members engage with the region’s storied artistic heritage while interpreting the landscape for 21st century audiences. Working in any and all mediums—oil, acrylic, watercolor, pastel, pencil, photography–members share the common passion of working outdoors (en plein air) to capture the changing light and colors of Columbia County and the surrounding areas.

DATE/TIME:
Reception: Thursday, November 7, 2019 / 5 – 7pm

Gallery Hours: Monday – Thursday, 8am – 9 pm; Friday, 8am – 5pm; Saturday, 9am – 5pm. Closed Sundays.

LOCATION:
Kaaterskill Gallery at Columbia-Greene Community College
4400 Route 23
Hudson, NY 12534

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Spencertown Academy Arts Center’s ‘Conversations with Neighbors’, presents An afternoon with Pops Peterson, Feb 3

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Spencertown Academy Arts Center and it’s ongoing series, ‘Conversations with Neighbors’, presents An Afternoon with Artist Pops Peterson.

Pops Peterson, boldly imagines Norman Rockwell Paintings through a modern-day lens, rethinking the iconic Four Freedoms.

Celebrating the diversity in today’s America, the series has won Pops a great deal of press coverage, as well as an award from the Northeast Regional Conference on Fair Housing and Civil Rights. He has also been named the first Artist in Residence of the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination. The Norman Rockwell Museum has embraced the project, presenting Pops’ work and lectures at standing room only events in their main gallery.

DATES/TIMES:
Sunday, February 3, 2019: 2pm

ADMISSION:
$20 adults, $10 students, $15 members
Tickets: https://secure.acceptiva.com/?cst=YaHzbX-

LOCATION:
790 NY-203
Spencertown, NY 12165

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info@spencertownacademy.org
518.392.3693

 

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Encaustic Art: Hive to Canvas with Maria Kolodziej-Zincio

The North Chatham Public Library presents Encaustic Art: Hive to Canvas – Maria Kolodziej-Zincio. Encaustic painting, also known as hot wax painting, is an ancient art-form that involves using heated beeswax to which colored pigments are added. The liquid or paste is then applied to a surface—usually prepared wood, though canvas and other materials can be used.

Join Encaustic Artist, Maria Kolodziej-Zincio for her workshop on the process of encaustic art, and what role bees play in her fascinating new expression of an ancient Egyptian art form.

This event is made possible with public funds from the Decentralization Program of the NYS Council on the Arts, administered in Columbia County by the Greene County Council on the Arts through the Community Arts Grants Fund.

DATE/TIME:
Sunday June 10, 2018 from 3pm – 4pm

LOCATION:
North Chatham Free Library
4287 Route 203
North Chatham, New York

ADMISSION:
Free and open to anyone of any town or hamlet.

MORE:
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facebook.com/North-Chatham-Free-Library

 

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Capturing the Beauty of The Land, A Program at North Chatham Free Library

The North Chatham Free Library presents ‘Capturing the Beauty of the Land’ with Jerry Freedner. Discover how the artist’s landscape photography helps the CLC (Columbia Land Conservancy) protect nature and the farms around us.

Freedner is a landscape photographer who is currently focusing on the rural lands and farms of the Hudson Valley. His photographs reflect a vision of the farmer as an artist and the land as art.

For information, call 518-766-3211.

DATE/TIME:
Sunday, April 15 2018,  at 3pm

ADMISSION:
Admission is free. All events are open to anyone of any town or hamlet.

LOCATION:
North Chatham Free Library
4287 Route 203
North Chatham, New York 12132

MORE:
NorthChathamLibrary.org
Facebook.com/North-Chatham-Free-Library
518-766-3211
Email: nclibrary@fairpoint.net

 

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