Entries by Rick

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The New MAD Artist Registry is Here!

With the launch of our new MAD website, we realize one of our long-time plans—the MAD Arts Registry. The Arts Registry begins with listings for artists to be followed by registries for galleries, performance venues and arts-related businesses in the near future. Artists may register here.

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RICK – CAN WE/SHOULD WE ADD THE FOLLOWING TEXT TO THIS PAGE — WITH ADDITIONAL BUTTONS FOR $250, $500 AND $1,000? Do donors receive benefits for contributions of $25, $50 and $100, i.e. MAD canvas bags, buttons, other swag, mention on website/on programs, etc.? Also, should we think of different delineations/names for donor categories? Perhaps […]


Millicent Young: Earthy Flights of Imagination

When did you first know you were an artist? I’ve been asked this question so many times in various forms I finally understand that it is unanswerable. Favorite medium(s) you use to make art… I work in two and three dimensions – mixed media on paper and forms and installations that are in the round, […]

Come Celebrate the Arts at The Arc!

Kingston’s 4th Annual Celebration of the Arts will be held on Friday, August 3 from 6:30 – 9 p.m. MAD is hosting this year’s dynamic free event at The Arc of Ulster-Greene’s new and exciting creative hub at Cornell Creative Arts Center. It’s slated to officially open in 2019, but you don’t have to wait […]

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A New Place for Art in Midtown

The Cornell Creative Arts Center is 10,000 square feet of open space that will be transformed into ten artist studios including a dance/movement studio, community room workshop, and 800 square feet of open space for membership co-working and event rental. Professional artists, digital artists, and dance and movement teachers will have the opportunity to rent […]

Lara Giordano Scholarship Award

Lara Giordano’s retirement from Kingston High School’s art department after a stellar teaching career of 30 years is being recognized with a $1,000 scholarship award for a graduating KHS student. In so doing, the scholarship honors a teacher who has demonstrated that arts education can be a hugely significant component to the development of an […]

Handwriting on the Wall

Members of the HealthAlliance Oncology Support Program and others affected by cancer will share their experiences with cancer through art, memoir and poetry at ASK throughout the month of May. “Handwriting on the Wall” features artwork, writing and readings curated by Lucy Barbera, Ph.D., LCAT, of The Creative Art Therapy Studio in Kingston. The “Handwriting […]

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Celebrating Ben Wigfall and His Black Arts Movement Contemporaries

“Restoring Pride in Culture: Legacy and Tradition,” a new exhibit at the Kingston Center of SUNY Ulster, celebrates the spirit and legacy of the late Ben Wigfall through artworks by several of his prominent peers, including Romare Bearden, Robert Blackburn, Betty Blayton, Melvin Edwards, Ann Tanksley, and Emmett Wigglesworth. It will be shown through June […]


Lindsey A. Wolkowicz: Drawing Connections

When did you first know you were an artist? Like many of the artists I know, I was the artist child in the family. But I believe that identity is something that is at once inherent and felt, as well as ascribed and cultivated. There are things we are told that we ARE as children […]