October is “Todd Samara Month”

—and a November Auction Preview For more than 30 years, Todd Samara lived and painted in Kingston’s Rondout neighborhood, translating its hilly streets, tight rows of 19th-century gable-roofed houses, sailboats, bridges and panoramic river and mountain views into poetic visions characterized by simplified, textured forms and rich, glowing color. To preserve his legacy, two Kingston … More October is “Todd Samara Month”

You’re Invited to Exhibit

Registration now open for the 2nd Annual “Pop-Up Fine Art Market” sponsored by MAD at the 2018 Made in Kingston event! When: Thursday, December 6, 3–8pm. There will be walk-throughs to see the space (dates to be announced). Where: The Metro, 2 S. Prospect St. (corner Greenkill Ave.). Directions. Who: This market is open to all … More You’re Invited to Exhibit

BRAVO! A Smashing Success!

The 4th Annual MAD Celebration of the Arts on Friday night was fantastic! More than 300 artists and arts lovers christened the future home of the Cornell Creative Business & Arts Center at The Arc of Ulster-Greene with abundant artistic talent, positive community energy and strong support for the arts in Kingston. The annual all-volunteer … More BRAVO! A Smashing Success!

Together: A Pop-Up Art Show

A new addition to MAD’s annual Celebration of the Arts is a pop-up art show, “Together,” featuring Kingston artists of all abilities. Julie Hedrick, Distinguished Kingston Artist of the Year, and Sarah Carlson, Cornell Creative Arts Center Co-Developer, curated the show. The lineup of “Together” artists includes 26 paintings by artists from The Arc of … More Together: A Pop-Up Art Show

Sara Beames: Reflections on Rituals, Doodahs and Sparkling Inner Lights

When did you first know you were an artist? It was always there. When I was 11 I started taking pottery classes at a local studio. In college, I was an Art History major, mainly because it required an abundance of different studio classes. Then I discovered glass at San Francisco State University – both … More Sara Beames: Reflections on Rituals, Doodahs and Sparkling Inner Lights