News, views & tidbits about MAD

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.…

A New Place for Art in Midtown

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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…

Hans van Meeuwen: Public Art and the “Human Pace of Life”

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When did you first know you were an artist? When I was six or seven years of age, I always came by a sculptor's studio on the way to school (that was in Rotterdam, the Netherlands). We all biked to school; there was no school bus. There were…

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,…

Celebrating Ben Wigfall and His Black Arts Movement Contemporaries

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“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,…

Lindsey A. Wolkowicz: Drawing Connections

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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…

MAD 100+ Gathering

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Kingston Midtown Arts District celebrated the MAD 100+ and the spirit of collaboration on Saturday evening, March 24. The celebration was created to thank the MAD 100+ and others for helping to jumpstart MAD with their financial contributions…

Tom DeLooza: Eyes on the Future of the Past

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When did you first know you were an artist? For as long as I can remember, I have been knee deep and enveloped in the process of creating. Photography came to me during my time at Alfred University, but prior to that my passions were drawing,…

Lotsa Yellow

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There's always so much to see on 1st Saturday, but on March 3 everywhere you looked, there was yellow yellow YELLOW. Openings at ARTBAR Gallery and The Storefront Gallery were yellow-central, a trend amplified all over the arts district. The…