Painting never dies. It just keeps moving.
You get past the madness and through the training of meditation, see the truth of the universe.

–Todd Samara

Todd Samara: A Lifetime of Art, a Solo Exhibition by the Todd Samara Art Fund Project and sponsored by the Midtown Arts District opened on July 2, 2022 at the Arts Society of Kingston, 97 Broadway, Kingston NY. The exhibition ran through July 31st, 2022. Following this exhibit additional works will be on display at the DRAW gallery at 20 Cedar St. Kingston, NY for the month of August.

Todd Samara (1944-2020) lived and painted in Kingston’s Rondout neighborhood for many years. He captured the life of the neighborhood in vividly colored landscapes, streetscapes, interior scenes and portraits of area residents. This exhibit consisted of over 40 paintings, mostly landscapes of Rondout, with a few inventive studio views and figure studies. Several large panoramas of the creek are also on display. All works are for sale and the proceeds will go to the Todd Samara Art Fund in which an award is given out every year open to artists working in a variety of disciplines.

You can learn more about Todd Samara and the Todd Samara Art Fund Project at

Photo by Nancy Donskoj

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