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How the Valley’s Seasons and Gardens Inspire Pattern Designer Jen Hewett

Printmaker, surface designer, and textile artist Jen Hewett loves to spend time in her garden. As a formerly full-time San...

Environmental Artist Kathleen Vance Goes Deep on Forest and River

Hiking and exploring forests are all in a day’s work for environmental artist Kathleen Vance. She visits the trees regularly...

Painting Outdoors to Keep a Historic Hudson Valley Tradition Alive

In 1825, artist Thomas Cole journeyed up the Hudson to capture the magnificence of the Catskills en plein air. This...

Textile Artist Victoria van der Laan Follows Threads to Zero-Waste Art

In the world of visual arts, painting, sculpture, video, and photography often dominate the narrative. Yet there are other forms...

An Artist-Scientist Observes a Changing Climate

Artist and scientist Hara Woltz believes that art is key to bearing witness to climate change in the Hudson Valley...

Wood Artist Reclaims Regional Trees

Megan Offner was surrounded by forests in her early life in Montana — yet the forests of the Hudson Valley...

Revealing Storm King’s Beauty: Unsung Painter Brings Mountain’s Majesty to Light

Storm King Mountain was a popular subject for Thomas Cole and other artists associated with the 19th-century Hudson River School of painting....

Artist Matthew Friday Considers Water, Waste

Not many artists think deeply about ecology and water, but artist-writer-educator Matthew Friday has done exactly that in multidisciplinary works...

Artist Arnie Zimmerman Worked With Valley’s Bricks and Clay

In the 19th and 20th centuries, the Hudson Valley was the largest brickmaking district on the planet. Its metrics were...

Artist Jean Shin Reimagines Fallen Trees

Frederic Church and his fellow painters of the Hudson River School saw nature in a beautiful, romantic light. Contemporary artists...

Artist Jean-Marc Superville Sovak Contends With Valley’s Social Dynamics

Jean-Marc Superville Sovak was born in Montreal, the child of one parent from Trinidad and another from the Czech Republic....

Artist Alison McNulty Explores Valley’s Ecological and Industrial Past

The work of Newburgh-based artist Alison McNulty has taken a dizzying number of forms: sculpture, photography, drawing, video, site-responsive outdoor...

Artist Sees Hudson River As Majestic, Yet Vulnerable

Lydia Rubio is part of a fresh wave of visual artists taking inspiration from the Hudson River — and contending...

Artist Takes Black Experience “Beyond the River”

Bodies of water — rivers, lakes, the ocean — have played a major role in the lives of African Americans....
Tyler Borchert- Teardrop

Rockin’ Art

Tyler Borchert’s Teardrop has been getting lots of press and social media attention. That’s not surprising — it’s a fascinating,...

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