Want to participate in Art Walk on September 22 and 23 but don’t have a studio? Please join the MAD-sponsored Group Show! Two of The Lace Mill Galleries will be available for wall-hung work in all mediums and sculpture. Application deadline is August 28. Artists may submit two large pieces or three or more if … More MAD-sponsored Art Walk Group Show
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!
The festivities for the 4th annual MAD Celebration of the Arts kick off at Deep Listening Plaza. Last year, the Kingston Common Council and the Kingston Arts Commission designated the “Deep Listening Plaza in Honor of Pauline Oliveros” and this year, a brief sign unveiling ceremony will be held there at 5:45 pm. (The Plaza … More Deep Listening Plaza Sign Unveiling & Parade
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
We’re working on a new website for MAD, and one of our long-time plans—to create a MAD Arts Registry—will be prominently featured on our new site. The Arts Registry will include listings for artists, galleries and arts-related businesses. Please click here if you want to be notified when it’s time to create your Arts Registry listing. … More The New MAD Arts Registry—Coming Soon!
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
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, … More Millicent Young: Earthy Flights of Imagination
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 … More A New Place for Art in Midtown
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 … More Lara Giordano Scholarship Award
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 often a few sculptures in the front … More Hans van Meeuwen: Public Art and the “Human Pace of Life”