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 … More Handwriting on the Wall

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 … More Celebrating Ben Wigfall and His Black Arts Movement Contemporaries

MAD 100+ Gathering

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 and volunteer efforts. Photographer Aaron Rezny‘s studio in a renovated factory on Prince Street in Midtown was … More MAD 100+ Gathering

Lotsa Yellow

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 celebration of optimism-inspired works marked the kick off of Kingston’s “Paint The Town Yellow” initiative. … More Lotsa Yellow

Interacting Creatively at Kingston Ceramics Studio

By Lynn Woods Whether you’re a ceramist looking for a studio space complete with wheel and kiln, want to take a ceramics class, or think your child would enjoy playing with clay on a Saturday afternoon, you’ll love Kingston Ceramics Studio, which is conveniently located in the heart of Midtown. Motivated by her love of … More Interacting Creatively at Kingston Ceramics Studio

The Samara Project Slated for October Launch: Volunteers Needed

To preserve the legacy of Todd Samara, a nationally recognized artist whose favorite subject was Kingston’s Rondout, a group of Kingston artists have formed the Samara Project, which is proposing a month-long, city-wide retrospective of Todd’s work this October. The retrospective, which is sponsored by MAD, would include exhibits of Todd’s paintings at Kingston galleries, … More The Samara Project Slated for October Launch: Volunteers Needed