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On the Cover: Todd Koelmel | January 2020

On the Cover: Todd Koelmel | January 2020

Engineer turned artist Todd Koelmel, creates art in a procedural way.


“Animalia” at Ann Street Gallery

“Animalia” at Ann Street Gallery celebrates the animal kingdom via contemporary art.


Culture Booster: 8 Exhibits to Check Out in January 2020

A Hudson Valley gallery guide for January 2020.


A Composition Coalesces: The Photography of Randy Calderone

Poughkeepsie teacher and street photographer Randy Calderone shares a superhero-ic shot from his travels in France.


6 Women Gallerists & Curators Defining the Hudson Valley Art Scene

Though a historically male dominated field, women have been elbowing their way into the curatorial space for the pace several decades, now reaching a level of prominence and predominance. The national trend is evident here in the Hudson Valley in 2019 where many of the curators and gallerists working to shape and make sense of our emerging art community are women. Here is a list of six women taste-makers in the Hudson Valley art scene.


“A Quiet Respite” at the Carrie Haddad Gallery and the Ethereal Landscapes of Jane Bloodgood-Abrams

“A Quiet Respite,” on view at the Carrie Haddad Gallery in Hudson from November 13-January 5, offers a sampling of new work from seven artists who have dedicated themselves to the task of depicting the solace of nature.


On the Cover: Kirsten Dierup | December 2019

Hopewell Junction’s Kirsten Deirup Surrealism reveals a technical and conceptual polish that is nothing short of masterful.


7 Emerging Hudson Valley Artists to Watch

Regional curators Janice La Motta, Paola Ochoa, Karlyn Benson, Alyson Baker, Erin Zona, Derin Tanyol, Carl Van Brunt, and Katie Schmidt Feder select eight emerging artists they consider worthy of the spotlight.


Small Is Beautiful: Kevin Kuenster and Other Small Works at Limner Gallery

For its annual small works group show, Limner Gallery displays 76 small works by 54 artists, including Kevin Kuenster.


Energy Dance Company Performs at the O+ Festival

Kingston resident Amanda Cabanillas captures the dynamic performance of Energy Dance Company at O+ on camera.


The Surrealist Leanings of 5 Contemporary Hudson Valley Artists

Local artist Jan Harrison recently won a fellowship for New Surrealist art. We take this award as the departure point to explore the influence of Surrealist methodology and mindset in Hudson Valley painters.


Pete Souza Presents at Bardavon

A Q&A with the Presidential Photographer and Author of Shade
Former President Barack Obama in Luang Prabang, Laos, 2016. Image by Pete Souza.


Un/Natural Selection: The Off-Kilter Animal Underworld of Illustrator Chris Buzelli

Chronogram's November 2019 Portfolio Artist
Like dreams dripping with cryptic symbolism, Chris Buzelli’s distorted biomorphic illustrations blend the innocuous and the bizarre in order to scrutinize ourassumptions.


Ruby Silvious Exhibits Her Viral Teabag Art and Other Tiny Wonders in Woodstock

Teabag-painting, Insta-famous artist Ruby Silvious is renowned for embracing unorthodox found materials in her small-scale work.


10 November Exhibitions for the Hudson Valley Art Lover

A Hudson Valley gallery guide for November.



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North East Watercolor Society 2020 Members’ Exhibit Show @ Orange Hall Gallery and Loft, SUNY Orange

North East Watercolor Society 2020 Members’ Exhibit Show

Mondays-Fridays. Continues through March 13 — The expansive space of Orange Hall Gallery and Loft is the venue...
American Modernism:  20th Century Influencers in Rockland @ Rockland Center for the Arts

American Modernism: 20th Century Influencers in Rockland

Jan. 12-Feb. 23, 2-5 p.m. — American Modernism: 20th Century Influencers in Rockland presents art by luminaries who...

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