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.
How do artists celebrate living – and creating – in a building that’s 100 years old? With a building-wide Open Studio Tour, Performance Art, Pop-Up Galleries and a Special Historic Exhibit, of course! On Saturday, September 16, the Shirt Factory at 77 Cornell Street in the Kingston Midtown Arts District is hosting a Centennial Celebration … More The Shirt Factory Turns 100 – Come Celebrate on Saturday!
When did you first know you were an artist? In that moment. Favorite medium(s) you use to make art… Sound. What are the most interesting new trends in your field? Is your work changing as a result? “New trends” is a difficult phase for me. My art is steeped in tradition and to quote the … More Bassist Michael Bisio: Steeped in the Tradition of Moving Forward
Another Smashing Success! An exciting evening celebrating the arts happened on Thursday, August 3rd at The Collective on Broadway Commons. The 3rd Annual Celebration of the Arts was the best yet and included a weather event as usual. Thank you to all who volunteer, show up in support and give countless hours in the belief … More Celebrating the Arts, Kingston Style
Dawn Bisio When did you first know you were an artist? Just a few years ago! I’ve done many creative things in life: film, writing, performance art, photography, even healing arts, but I rarely called myself an artist, even though I loved the arts and my college degrees focused on art. I guess I was insecure. Then a … More Dawn of Creation
Steering Committee Meeting Notes 7/6/17 Ray Curran, Chairperson Attending: Anne Bailey, Jennifer Schwartz Berky, Sarah Carlson, Ray Curran, Renée Darmstadt, Richard Frumess, Kevin Godbey, Linda Marston-Reid, Rick Whelan Notes compiled by Richard Frumess SCHEDULE OF EVENTS August 3 Celebration of the Arts Sept 23-24 Art Walk Oct 7-8 O+ Festival First Thursdays Art Walk … More July MAD Notes
By Lynn Woods Lara Giordano is still putting the finishing touches on the renovation of 626 Broadway, but already the storefront has been a hive of creative activity. Her Department of Regional Art Workers, or D.R.A.W., as she has named the new community art space, has hosted printmaking and comic-book writing workshops for half a … More D.R.A.W., A New Community Arts Center on Broadway