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Open Studios

October 6, 2014

 

 

This year, 2014, was the most exciting Open Studios for me. This is my fourth year on the tour. We had around 50 people exhibiting this time. The first year we had maybe ten.
I was fortunate to have a space offered to me, so I could be downtown in the walking tour. The last two years I was in my home.
This was much more fun, for two reasons.

First, I was in a twenty two hundred square foot loft space, that was brand new, and in a wonderful old factory building that is being being rehabbed with artists spaces. The owner has his own company in the building, but is allowing a whole wing to be devoted to artists lofts. Very cool.
Secondly, while I had one section of the wide open room, an amazing and very professional photographer used the other area. She was wonderful, and the two shows flowed nicely from one to the other.
I set up my area exactly like my work space at home. I brought easels, a work table, and all of my tools, brushes and a couple of new paintings that I am working on. It is, after all, Open Studios. So why not show people how I work? Look at the pictures. The light coming through the windows was very dramatic, and enhanced the show. Wish I could always bein that room to paint. Wow. That would be amazing.

 


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September 23rd, Autumnal Equinox

September 24, 2014

 

I have been a little lax lately. You know. Uninspired, confused, or distracted. Even sick. Ugh. Allergies. All of the aforementioned.

But I have recovered, and am excited to be showing at Open Studios this coming weekend.

Here are a couple of new paintings I am starting, and one I recently finished.

Come see what’s going on! Sept. 27 and 28. Newburgh Open Studios Tour. 11:00-5:00 both days. Get your map at Newburgh Art Supply. A free walking tour, 50 artists.

 

 

 

 

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Newburgh Open Studios 2014

September 23, 2014

Here we are, and Open Studios is this weekend. The 27th and 28th of September, 2014. It should be a glorious weekend, with blue skies and about 50 artists participating. It is a wonderful walking tour of artists in our community.

I will be downtown this year, sharing a 2200 sq ft space with another artist, food photographer Ann Stratton. We will be showing on the second floor of Atlas Industries, on Spring Street, in Newburgh, NY.

Pick up your map around 10:00 a.m. or later, Saturday and Sunday morning at Newburgh Art Supply. Michael and Gerardo are the guys who brought us the concept, and made Open Studios happen. This is the fourth year, and I have been in each one. Happily. It is wonderful for all of us to have people organize an event like this. It brings us all together- artists and community. And makes us grow.

The hours are 11:00-5:00 pm both days, unless otherwise indicated on the map.

I hope to see you all there!

 

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Art Exhibit Reception May 18, 2014

May 15, 2014

I am showing my paintings at Orange County Community College. The Opening Reception is May 18th, from 1-4 P.M.

My work is in the “Loft Gallery” at Orange Hall.

In the main gallery space, is a group show by the Middletown Arts Group. There is a lot of beautiful work in this year’s show. They will be hosting their reception also, and will have a watercolor demo.

I can watch all the goings on from upstairs! I have about 30 pieces, some new and some from the last couple of years. There is nothing left in my house. That can be a good thing. New inspiration!

Both shows run through June 18th.

Gallery hours in May are: Mon-Thurs  9 a.m.to 8 p.m. Fridays, 9 a.m- 6p.m.

Gallery hours for June are:  Mon-Thurs 9 a.m.- 8 p.m.

Hope to see you at the reception.

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Newburgh Open Studios, 2013

August 31, 2013

It’s coming. Open Studios in Newburgh is almost here. This is year number three! I can’t believe it.

The first year I needed space, so I was in an empty house that was for sale. I “moved in” for the weekend. What a lot of work that was. Last year I finished my in home gallery the day before Open Studios. What a rush that was. This year, I wonder if I have enough new pieces. Well, as I am trying frantically to get things framed, I realize that I actually have enough stuff. It is a very different show than what I had last year, but I think that’s good. I can’t keep doing the same thing all the time. We’ll see how it goes. I am excited. It is always a very cool weekend. Full of good energy, and making new connections.

OPEN STUDIOS NEWBURGH, NY……………. SEPTEMBER 28 and 29 ………………… CAN’T WAIT!!!!!

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My New In Home Gallery, and Newburgh Open Studios

September 19, 2012

We have taken our sad old living room and turned it into my new gallery space. My studio is now just off the gallery, instead of upstairs. You can make an appointment to stop by to see what I am working on.

Or you can come by the weekend of September 29th and 30th, Saturday and Sunday, from 11 A.M. to 5 P.M.

For more information on Newburgh Open Studios, go to the website www.NewburghOpenStudios.org. There will be about 25 artists participating this year. Last year we had 9 artists. And it was fun.

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