Out and About Oct 14-16

This coming weekend marks ArtEast’s Tenth Open Studio Tour in New York’s Hudson Valley’s Dutchess County.. There are 40 participants in the towns of Dover Plains, Holmes, Hopewell Junction, Millbrook, Patterson, Pawling, Poughquag and Wingdale. The leaves are turning and you are in for beautiful scenery and interesting experiences as you visit these artists’ studios. Yellow…

A Visit to The New Whitney

The opening for Laura Poitras’s first solo museum exhibition gave me the opportunity to visit the Whitney, the “New Whitney” and only Whitney which relocated as of May 1, 2015 to a fabulous building designed by Renzo Piano in the Chelsea Meatpacking district of Manhattan. The former location on Madison and 75th Street housed the…

At the ArtBar Gallery, Kingston NY (1st row L to R): Reed Fagan and Hongyoun Kim;(2nd row L to R): Hyein Cho, Masa Cong, Sihui Zhang, Lydia Martin, Emma Chandler, and Brooke Breckner

Out and About in Woodstock & Kingston. Sat., Feb 6, 2016

The guild store of the Byrdcliffe Kleinert James Arts Center features an artist each weekend. Sherri Cohen (L) with her beautifully crafted copper sculptured judaica and jewelry was the featured artist when I visited. The Byrdcliffe Shop, managed by Megan Daly (R), features both established and emerging work from local artists, some of whom are…