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The Shape of Things, Drawing and Mark-Making: Heidi Lanino is offering a master class, giving attendees insight into “exploring drawing as a process of perception and projection. The class starts in the gallery so that Lanino can reference her artworks to her concepts in creating art. Then, she will lead attendees across the Foyer area to the OBTC Great Room 101 where the hands-on will take place. A full range of mark-making, from traditional practices to unconventional solutions will be explained. Mindy Ross Gallery, 73 First St., Newburgh. 12 p.m. March 6. sunyorange.edu/culturalaffairs. 341-4891.
Call for Artists
“New Folk, Hudson Valley Artists 2020”: The Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art invites artists working in all media to submit works for its annual exhibition of contemporary art made by artists in the Hudson Valley. Deadline for submissions: midnight March 22. Artwork in any medium is welcome; encouraging submissions that challenge traditional hierarchies of craft and fine art. Submissions must be made online. Find out more at newpaltz.edu/museum. 257-3844.
“Visual Intelligence, The Art of Perception”: An interactive lecture by lawyer and art historian Amy E. Herman. Herman demonstrates the relevance of visual literacy across the professional spectrum and how the analysis of works of art affords participants an innovative way to refresh their sense of critical inquiry and reconsider the skills necessary for improved performance and effective leadership. By showing people how to look closely at paintings, sculptures, and photography, she demonstrates how to sharpen observation and communication skills. The Rowley Center for Science and Engineering, 10 East Conkling Ave., Middletown. 7 p.m. March 3. 341-4891. sunyorange.edu/culturalaffairs.
“Cultural Frequency: What It Means & What It Could Be Good For”: Using electronic signal, performance, video, virtual reality and print, experimental media artists Jason and Debora Bernagozzi, Eric Souther and Alan Powell answer that question by immersing the audience in an altered reality. SUNY Ulster, The Muroff Kotler Visual Arts Gallery, Vanderlyn Hall, 491 Cottekill Rd., Stone Ridge. Live performances 1-2 p.m. and 6-7 p.m. March 4. Exhibit on display through March 20. email@example.com. 687-5113.
Ephrasis Project: Calling All Poets in collaboration with Roost Studios present the Ephrasis Project, with many Hudson Valley’s finest artists and writers. 69 Main St., New Paltz. Exhibit on display through March 1. Roostcoop.org. 419-2208.
Exhibit openings & receptions
“Interconnected”: Mount Saint Mary College’s CMA Gallery. The show will feature the works of Rita Leduc and Lynn McCarty. The paring of these two artists – who both work in the exploration of form, color and material – brings together powerful styles that peer into the lens of abstraction in distinct ways. Artists’ reception 6-8 p.m. Feb. 28, free and open to the public. The gallery is located on the first floor of Aquinas Hall on campus, 330 Powell Ave., Newburgh. After the opening reception, the gallery will be open Monday through Friday during normal business hours, or by appointment. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more info. The show will run through May 20.
“Senior Thesis”: A solo show featuring the photography of Onteora High School student Megan Davis, The Lockwood Gallery, 747 Route 28, Kingston. Opening reception 5-7 p.m. Feb. 29. Exhibition open through March 6. “Senior Thesis” is the culmination of Megan’s project for Onteora High School’s Gifted and Talented Community Mentor Program. This year, Megan has been working on her photography with guidance from her mentor, local portrait photographer Juliet Lofaro.Megan specializes in both darkroom and digital photography.
“Long/Gone”: an epic and immersive paper-cut shadow show with live music performed by Philadelphia-based printmaker, shadow puppeteer, and paper-cut artist Erik Ruin and harpist Jesse Sparhawk. Over 100 feet in length, “Long/Gone” is a single intricately-cut piece of paper that flows freely from image to image, while narratives and scenarios (drawn from classic works of literature from Homer to Dante) emerge, collapse, and spill over and into each other. Multi-instrumentalist and composer Jesse Sparhawk will provide a live soundtrack on harp. DVAA, 37 Main St., Narrowsburg. 2 p.m. Feb. 29. Donations appreciated. 252-7576. delawarevalleyartsalliance.org.
“PAWS, An Exhibit of Art Made by Dogs”: The Wallkill River School and The Walden Humane Society staff and volunteers, led by Mary Zoutis, set out to have shelter dogs produce paintings through the use of their paws and tails. It’s hoped that these works will show potential adopters a more patient and creative side to the shelter animals they work with. Wallkill River School of Art, 232 Ward St., Montgomery. Reception 5-7 p.m. March 7, with refreshments, meet the volunteers and staff and participate in a silent auction to benefit the Humane Society. Exhibit open through April 29. 457-2787.
“20/20 Vision”: The Warwick Art League’s Members Annual Art Exhibit & Sale is at the Albert Wisner Public Library (AWPL) in Warwick, NY, for the month of March. The exhibit & sale will be in the Community Room and adjacent Hallway Gallery downstairs. Meet the Artists Reception is Friday, March 13, 4-6 p.m.
“In Memoriam, Chris Lawrence (1944-2019)”: A memorial exhibit dedicated to Chris Lawrence, who filled his life-spaces with “constructions” he fashioned from his precious “detritus,” the castoff, neglected, tarnished, broken bits and pieces he collected over time, always finding beauty and delight in the mundane. Chris’ humor, reflective nature, and sense of whimsy are infused either by turns or all at once within individual collages and assemblages of found objects in imaginative combinations. Wired Gallery, 11 Mohonk Rd., High Falls. Reception 5-7 p.m. March 14, exhibit open through April 5. Thewiredgallery.com.
“Uncontained”: A solo exhibition from Liza Phillips, who looks for humor where she can find it and plumb the image bank regularly. Each work is a conversation about being in the world and about what painting is uniquely in a position to say. Laundry King, 5 Main St., Livingston Manor. Artist talk 3-4 p.m., opening reception 4-5 p.m. March 21. Refreshments will be served. Catskillartsociety.org.
“Paper Work with Recent Sculpture”: Local artist Frank Shuback presents a solo show that intermingles two eras in his artistic life - his geometrical drawings of the early eighties and three-dimensional works of recent years in this 21st century. His paper works have been preserved exquisitely on archival paper in archival boxes. His three-dimensional pieces are most often made of found objects of mixed media. Mindy Ross Gallery, corner of Grand and First Sts., Newburgh. Meet the artist during the opening reception 6-8 p.m. March 28. Exhibit open March 13-May 4. 341-4891. sunyorange.edu/culturalaffairs.
“Dulcet Vistas”: Unveiling of inspiring photography by Angelo Marcialis, a Hudson Valley Photographer. The Gallery at ORMC, 707 E. Main St., Middletown. Opening reception 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. March 31. email@example.com.
“Lights, Color, Fashion, Pyschedelic Posters and Patterns of 1960s San Francisco”: This exhibit showcases a phenomenal ensemble of San Francisco rock posters and fashion from the kaleidoscopic years of 1964 to 1972, gathered by collector Gary Westford. Clothing ranging from designer to street fashion will illustrate the sense of self-expression of the West Coast scene. Westford, a resident of Bay Area during this time period, has never lost his passion for those special years and the art that emerged from the dance halls and boutiques of the West Coast. The Museum at Bethel Woods, 200 Hurd Rd., Bethel. April 4, museum opens 10 a.m. bethelwoodscenter.org.
Albert Wisner Library: Tapestries by Solvang Umbach, in the Community Room, on display through Feb. 28, 1 McFarland Dr., Warwick. 986-1047.
Catskill Art Society: An impromptu exhibition of works by Claire Coleman, organized to memorialize Coleman after her sudden death from complications related to breast cancer. Exhibit open through March 1. CAS, 48 Main St., Livingston Manor. catskillartsociety.org. 436-4227.
Delaware Valley Arts Alliance: Pulling Prints, an exhibition showcasing printmaking in all its artistic forms: woodcuts, mono prints, etching, aquatint, silkscreen/serigraphs, lithography, linocuts, and even solar based prints. This celebration of mediums and images by guest curator Judith Bodman, a printmaker herself, includes prints from 55 printmakers new and established artists, each with their own style and printmaking media. Exhibit open through March 14. Dark Beauty, an installation by artists Daria Dorosh and John Tomlinson, includes several mediums, such as graphite drawings on polyester and digital animation work by Tomlinson; large digital prints, mappings and wearable textile sculpture from Dorosh.Together, these works illustrate how the concept of dark beauty manifests itself across art, fashion, technology and ecology. Exhibit open through March 14, DVAA, 37 Main St., Narrowsburg, 252-7576. Delawarevalleyartsalliance.org.
Holland Tunnel Gallery: 20/20 VISION, Group show, co-curated by artist Judy Thomas and Holland Tunnel Newburgh founder/director Paulien Lethen. This will be the gallery’s first invitational group exhibition, with over 100 artists’ work on display. This exhibition brings together works of differing styles and genres with a shared level of quality and commitment by each individual artist. Internationally renowned, mid-career, established and emerging artist works hang side by side in a democratic, salon-style fashion. Holland Tunnel Newburgh seeks to inspire community involvement, and become a place where creativity finds a home. Exhibit open through March 29. Gallery hours: Sat. and Sun. 1-5 p.m. and by appointment. Holland Tunnel Newburgh, 46 Chambers Street, Newburgh, hollandtunnelgallery.com.
Howland Cultural Center: Celebrate National African American History Month with 11 fine artists of the Hudson Valley in a multi-media exhibition honoring the history of African American contributions to the creation and development of this nation. Exhibit open through Feb. 29. 831-4988. Howlandculturalcenter.org.
Wallkill River School of Art Gallery: “Artists Who Teach.” A group exhibit by professional artists who teach their craft, plus longtime artist/teacher Nicole Asendorf will display a solo exhibit of abstract works titled “Textural Visions in Color.” Exhibit on display through Feb. 29. 232 Ward St., Montgomery, 457-2727, wallkillriverschool.com.