There are always elements you can’t entirely control. The beauty lies in the imperfections and in the joy and excitement of discovery. – Robert Hessler When did you first know you were an artist? I’ve been a creative type since I am a little kid but I think I identified myself as an artist during … More Robert Hessler: Curiosity as Creative Muse
Organizers of the 5th Annual Made in Kingston market at The Metro deemed it an unqualified success. MiK attracted record crowds on Thursday, December 7, offering the MAD Pop-Up Fine Art Market a resounding debut. “This MAD Pop-Up Fine Art Market started as a long shot but proved to be a perfect fit with the … More Pop-Up Fine Art Market “a perfect fit” with Made in Kingston
A Great Place to do Some Holiday Shopping! MAD is sponsoring a new Pop-Up Fine Art Market at the 5th Annual “Made in Kingston” on December 7 from 4-8:30 p.m. Participating artists include Neville Bean, Jane Bloodgood-Abrams, Ray Curran, Priscilla Derven, John Fischer, Rosalie Frankel, Kathleen Gavin, Glamberger, Glenn Grubard, Thomas Hackett, Prudence Haze, Tracey … More MAD Pop-Up Fine Art Market Debuts at “Made in Kingston”
The arts have become a strong, unifying force for Midtown Kingston since MAD was launched in 2016. In early November, a meeting of the MAD Board of Directors and MAD Advisory Board was held at Bailey Pottery Equipment. During the fun-filled evening of celebration, attendees mingled with the new Board members and learned more about … More Meet the New MAD Board Members!
Nominations Open Until 12/17 for Distinguished Artist Award The Kingston Arts Commission has established, with Mayor Steve Noble’s blessing, the City of Kingston Distinguished Artist Award for 2018-2019. This award acknowledges the growing number of extremely gifted and creative people who call Kingston home. The deadline for nominations is midnight on Sunday, December 17, and … More Calling All Kingston Artists!
A new Pop-Up Fine Art Market sponsored by MAD When: Thursday, December 7, 4–8:30pm as a new feature within the Made in Kingston 2017 event. Where: The Metro, 2 S. Prospect St. (corner Greenkill Ave.) Who: This market is open to all Kingston-based fine art artists. What: There is approximately 180 linear feet of white … More An Invitation to Exhibit
Interesting and even surprising conversations along the way are one of the best parts of 1st Saturday, whether you’re meeting new people or reconnecting with friends and favorite artists. The MAD Map and having a rough itinerary in mind really make it easier to pack as much art as possible into four hours (sometimes five, … More 1st Saturday October Highlights
It was a beautiful weekend for the 2nd annual Art Walk Kingston, the self-guided tour of artist studios. Lots of terrific artists, but not enough time to meet them all. Here are 33 who allowed me to photograph them. Several were shy or preoccupied with making a sale.
Linda Marston-Reid Executive Director, Arts Mid-Hudson Art Walk Kingston is a celebration of the arts and the local community in its 2nd year during the weekend of September 23rd and 24th. The public is invited to explore three distinct areas of the city of Kingston and immerse themselves in a range of art and events presented … More Art Walk Kingston 2017
Each 1st Saturday is another fun opportunity to mingle with friends old and new, while getting inspired by the work of all the creative types who live, work and play in Kingston. Have a look at some of the highlights from September 2! Click any image to start a slideshow.