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Art Studio Views


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Tom Gold Dance




Tannery Pond


Aston Magna


Galleries & Museums

Annandale-on-Hudson, NY

Hessel Museum of Art at Bard College

Austerlitz, NY

Millay Colony for the Arts

Beacon, NY

Dia: Beacon

Matteawan Gallery

Theo Ganz Studio

Chatham, NY

Joyce Goldstein Gallery

The Park Row Gallery


Thompson Giroux Gallery

Ghent, NY

Omi International Arts Center

Great Barrington, MA

Geoffrey Young Gallery

Hillman-Jackson Gallery at Simon’s Rock

L’Atelier Berkshires

Lauren Clark Fine Art

Le Petit Musee at The Emporium

The Vault Gallery

Hillsdale, NY

The Art Annex


Neumann Fine Art

Housatonic, MA

Art & Industrie

Deb Koffman’s Art Space

Front Street Gallery and Studio

Hudson, NY

510 Warren Street Gallery


Caldwell Gallery Hudson

Carrie Haddad Gallery

Carrie Haddad Photographs

Davis Orton Gallery

EB Fine Art/Curatorium

Hudson Opera House

J. Damiani

Jeff Bailey Gallery

John Davis Gallery

Limner Gallery

R Wells Gallery

Terenchin Gallery

TK Gallery

Tom Swope Gallery

Wasserbach Fine Art

Kent, CT

The Kent Art Association

The Morrison Gallery

Ober Gallery

Scott and Bowne

W. David Herman Gallery

Kinderhook, NY

The School

Lakeville, CT

Argazzi Art

Tremaine Gallery at the Hotchkiss School

The White Gallery

Lee, MA

Good Purpose Gallery

St. Francis Gallery

Lenox, MA

Charles Flint Fine Art

DeVries Fine Art, Inc.

Hoadley Gallery

Sienna Patti Contemporary

Sohn Fine Art

The Wit Gallery

Litchfield, CT

Serendipity Gallery

Millerton, NY

Gilded Moon Framing & Gallery


The Re Institute

New Milford, CT

Gregory James Gallery

North Adams, MA

Brill Gallery

Cynthia Reeves

Eclipse Gallery

Ferrin Contemporary

Gallery 51


Pawling, NY

Gallery on the Green

Pittsfield, MA

The Berkshire Museum

The Lichtenstein Center for the Arts

Whitney Center for the Arts

Poughkeepsie, NY

Barrett Art Center

Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center at Vassar College

Mill Street Loft

Transverse Gallery at Locust Grove

Red Hook, NY

Equis Art Gallery

Rhinebeck, NY

Betsy Jacaruso Gallery

Montgomery Row Gallery

Salisbury, CT

Joie de Livres

Spencertown, NY

Spencertown Academy Arts Center

Stockbridge, MA

Norman Rockwell Museum

Schantz Galleries

Tivoli, NY

Tivoli Artists Gallery

Torrington, CT

Artwell Gallery

Five Points Gallery

Noelke Gallery

Washington, CT

KMR Arts

Washington Art Association & Gallery

West Cornwall, CT

Souterrain Gallery

West Stockbridge, MA

Diana Felber Gallery

No. Six Depot Gallery

Williamstown, MA

Clark Art Institute

Williams College Museum of Art

Art Intelligence

In the Galleries

1777 Quaker Meeting House, Clinton Corners. Music Machines, Radio, and Music: 1890s-1950s, The Clinton Historical Society’s interactive summer exhibit will feature more than 22 vintage music machines and radios, many of which will be demonstrated, along with vintage videos of artists Al Jolson, Benny Goodman and Bill Haley and the Comets. Now – July 30.

The Barn Gallery at Stonover Farm, Lenox. Summer Group Show, paintings, wood sculpture, rope sculpture, ceramics and works on paper by Peri Schwartz, Ani Kasten, Leslee Carsewell, Noah Post, Doug Johnston, Naoko Komori, Jon Legere, Gregory MacAvoy and Tamoe Matsuoka. By appointment Now – Aug. 25.

BCB Gallery, Hudson. You Lose Yourself, You Reappear, work by Richard Finkelstein.

Betsy Jacaruso Gallery, Rhinebeck. Summer Salon, works in watercolor by Betsy Jacaruso and Cross River Fine Artists. Now – July 30.

Brill Gallery, North Adams. The Tattooed Ladies Along The Mohawk Trail, photographs by Dave Foss, Grier Horner, Joanna Klain, Jim Peters, Nadine Robbins and Ralph Brill. Now – Nov.

Carrie Haddad Gallery, Hudson. Summer Exhibit, a group show of paintings by Mark Beard and Corinne Robbins, and works on paper by Claire Lofrese, Anne Francey, Sue Bryan, David Seiler and Kahn & Selesnick. Now – Aug. 6.

The Chatham Bookstore, Chatham. Troy, New York: A Tarnished City Alive Again, Susan Anthony’s photographs of Troy’s history from early prosperity to decay to rebirth. Now – Aug. 6.

Cynthia Reeves Gallery, North Adams. Buoyancy, new projects by Cuban artist Mabel Poblet in collaboration with composer Andres Levin. Now—Aug. 19.

Darren Winston, Bookseller, Sharon. Garden of My Mind, new works by artist Marilla Palmer. Now – July 29.

David M. Hunt Library, Falls Village. Complicated Dreams, new works by Gail Jacobson, featuring abstracts that suggest the marbled endpapers found in antique books. Now – Aug. 18.

Diana Felber Gallery, West Stockbridge. Summer Show: Anne Servantin Loeb’s ceramics and her husband, David Loeb’s, paintings; Ali Moshiri’s “Night Fishing” series and a couple of “Spring Garden” paintings; Murray Hochman’s series of airy abstracts; Judy Mauer’s photographs of dolls and abstract images; Jorge Silveira’s fun portraits. Now – July 30.

Eclipse Mill Gallery, North Adams. Sound Machines, unique, handmade instruments by local, regional and national artists and luthiers. Now – July 29.

Equis Art Gallery, Red Hook. For the month of July, featured artwork will be offered at special pricing. Most are 20% off.

Ferrin Contemporary, North Adams. A summer show featuring ceramic work by Raymon Elozua, Sergei Isupov, Bouke de Vries and Kurt Weiser.

Five Points Gallery, Torrington. Diversions: Abstraction / Representation, paintings by Adam Viens and Peter Waite. Habitual Demeanor, sculpture by Jackie Branson. Discomforters, Robin Tost’s quilts made of scrap metals, cut by hand and sewn with wire. Now – July 29.

510 Warren Street, Hudson. Flowers, recent oils on canvas by Kate Knapp. Now – July 30.

Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Poughkeepsie. Other People’s Pictures: Snapshots from the Peter J. Cohen Gift, 500+ small black-and-white photographs, mostly from the early- and mid-20th c. Cohen amassed 35,000+ amateur photos from antique shops, flea markets, private dealers and online sources. Most are anonymous and capture moments in the lives of ordinary people. Images were chosen for their eclectic, idiosyncratic, sometimes humorous nature, as well as for their subject matter, with a particular focus on the lives of women. Now – Sept. 17.

Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington. Brave New Work, a group show featuring work by 16 artists. Now – July 30.

Good Purpose Gallery, Lee. Oil and Water DO MIX!, a colorful collaboration between two well-known local artists: watercolor painter Marguerite Bride and Karen Jacobs, an oil painter of contemporary landscapes. Now – Aug. 7.

Hotchkiss Library of Sharon, Sharon. Paintings and drawings by Dennis Fritz. Now – Aug. 31.

Hudson Hall at the Hudson Opera House. Bouquet, artist Michael St. John has created a group of 20 “Flower” paintings to welcome the arrival of spring and commemorate the recently completed restoration of the Opera House. Now – July 30.

Inky Editions, Hudson. Builder’s Alchemy, Terry James Conrad’s sculptures and relief monoprints produced with found object presses and handmade inks. Now – July 30.

James Barron Art, South Kent. In the Project Space: recent work by Judy Pfaff. Now – July 22. Tables and Pills and Things, work by Dawn Clements. Now – Aug. 31.

Jeff Bailey Gallery, Hudson. Nichole van Beek: The Longest Day, an exhibition of new paintings. Green, a group exhibition of painting and sculpture by John Dilg, Floryn Honnet, David Shaw and Eric Wolf. Now – Aug. 6.

John Davis Gallery, Hudson. New work by Farrell Brickhouse, sculpture by Howard Kalish, Seeing Reading and Writing by Jenny Snider, and paintings by Alison Fox, Rosie Lopeman and Kathy Osborn.

Joyce Goldstein Gallery, Chatham. The photographs of Eve Stuart. Now – Aug. 5.

Kent Memorial Library Gallery, Kent. Spaces, Places and Faces, encaustic paintings by Linda Petrocine. Now – Aug. 31.

L’Atelier Berkshires, Great Barrington. Fading Fauna, work by artists who believe in protecting our wildlife, including Marshall Jones, John Ryan, April Coppini, Eva Connell, Natalie Tyler and Creature Conserve artists.

LABspace, Hillsdale. Hat Tip, a group exhibition generated by each member of the +1+1 collective choosing an artist whose work they admire, and asking that artist to do the same. Now – Aug. 12. Flat File Peek & Blueberry Pie on July 29 from 4:30-6:30 p.m.: Works on paper by the artists in Hat Tip & other gallery artists will be presented at a discount. Homemade blueberry pie will be shared until it is gone.

Lauren Clark Fine Art, Great Barrington. Portraits and Figures, new work by Berkshire County artists Joan Barber, Richard Britell, Kris Galli and Terry Wise. Now – Aug. 6.

Lichtenstein Center for the Arts, Pittsfield. I Am a Part of Art: CATA’s Annual Art Show, a group show featuring 185 original works representing more than 125 local artists with disabilities. Now – July 31.

The Loft Gallery at The Smithy Store, New Preston. Abstract paintings by artist Steven Miller.

Matteawan Gallery, Beacon. Super Natural, a group exhibition with Julia Whitney Barnes, Gabe Brown, Cecilia Whittaker-Doe, Matt Frieburghaus, Charles Geiger and Eleanor Sabin—six artists whose work is influenced by nature and landscape. Now—Aug. 21.

Minor Memorial Library Gallery, Roxbury. A Point of Departure, paintings by Roxbury artist Katie Re Scheidt. Opening Reception: July 29 from 2–4 p.m.

Montgomery Row Second Level, Rhinebeck. Photographs and Collaborations, a solo show of photographs by Alan Reich. Now – July 28.

The Moviehouse Gallery, Millerton. Abstract paintings by Harper Blanchet. Now – Oct. 4

Neumann Fine Art, Hillsdale. A Canon of Beauty, a group show that includes work by new artist Barry DeBaun. Now – Aug. 12.

No. Six Depot Cafe, West Stockbridge. Paintings by Brantner Deatley and Sarah Horne, and prints by Bonita Reed. Locations, paintings by Julie Shapiro.

The Norfolk Library, Norfolk. Land and Water, monotypes, paintings and drawings by Frances Ashforth. Now—Aug. 2.

The Old Chatham Country Store Café Gallery, Old Chatham. Works on paper by Corinne Robbins.

The Re Institute, Millerton. Upstairs: Webutuck Vuitton, work by Becky Howland, Gavin Kenyon, Rose Marcus, Dominic Nurre, Em Rooney, Katie Ryan, Eric Veit & G. William Webb. Now–Aug. 26. Downstairs: Richard Baim’s series of photos exploring the nature of life and death.

Sandisfield Arts Center, Sandisfield. Paintings by Tina Grammer. Now – July 29.

Schantz Galleries, Stockbridge. Lino Tagliapietra in New England 2017, classic and contemporary works by the acclaimed Italian glass artist, internationally regarded by his peers as “the best glass blower in the world.” Now – July 30.

The School, Kinderhook. The Coffins of Paa Joe and the Pursuit of Happiness, serving as the centerpiece of the large-scale exhibition, The Gold Coast Slave Castles of Paa Joe honor the Ghanaian legacy of abebuu adekai, or fantasy coffins.

September Gallery, Hudson. Real Puss Technologies, work by Odessa Straub. Now—Aug. 20.

Seven Hearths Museum, Kent. The Founders of Kent: Starting From Scratch on the Colonial Frontier, an exhibit by the Kent Historical Society that explores the challenges faced by the founders of the town, and makes connections to the government and community in Kent today. Now – Oct.

Sharon Historical Society Gallery. SHS Presents SWC, an exhibition and sale of art by members of the Sharon Woman’s Club. Now – Sept. 8.

Sienna Patti Contemporary, Lenox. In The Beginning There Was Red, a new series of contemporary jewelry by Carina Shoshtary. Now – July 24.

Sohn Fine Art, Lenox. Private Works, photographs by Greg Gorman. Now – Aug. 13​. Workshop with Greg Gorman – Photographing Portraits & Nudes: Aug. 7–10. Liminal States, photography by Jeff Robb. Now – Oct. 1. Reception for Both Artists, Lecture & Book Signing: Aug. 5 from 4–7 p.m.

Souterrain Gallery, West Cornwall. Mighty Minis, small works by 30 contemporary artists. Now—Sept. 4.

Spencertown Academy Gallery, Spencertown. The Curator as Artist, mixed media collages, photographs, drawings and paintings by Academy gallery curators Norma Cohen, Leslie Gabosh, Barbara Lax Kranz, Lynn Rothenberg and Barbara Willner. Now – Aug. 13.

Stockbridge Station, Stockbridge. The River Art Project, the work of five recognized painters who use the river as their subject matter: Bart Elsbach, Mary Sipp Green, Stephen Hannock, Scott Prior and Jim Schantz. Half of the net proceeds of each sale will be donated equally to the Housatonic Valley Association and Riverkeeper. Now – Sept. 4.

Thompson Giroux Gallery, Chatham. Character and Direction, work by Marcel Bova, Licha Jiménez and Hazle Weatherfield. Now – Aug. 20.

Tivoli Artists Gallery, Tivoli. Flora and Fauna, artwork exploring the themes of nature, animal life, botanicals and our surroundings. Now – July 23.

Washington Art Association, Washington Depot. Ruth Miller and Andrew Forge, a comprehensive exhibition bringing together paintings and drawings from these artists’ widely acclaimed careers. Now – Aug. 5.

The Wassaic Project at Maxon Mills, Wassaic. Vagabond Time Killers, 50+ artists will show their work inside the 7-floor gallery space of Maxon Mills. Exhibiting artists include Ghost of a Dream and Cole Lu.

The White Gallery, Lakeville. Art Auction to benefit Prime Time House: July 22 from 5–7 p.m.

At the Museums

Herman Melville’s Arrowhead, Pittsfield. The author’s post-1850 home, with restored study, piazza, the original fireplace and barn.

Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield. Guitar: The Instrument That Rocked the World, a family-friendly installation that contains more than 70 instruments, from the rare and antique to the popular and innovative, as well as performance videos, audio stations, hands-on interactives, models, touchscreens and photographs. Now – Sept. 4. BerkshireNow: Shaun O’Boyle, photographs of Antarctica. Now – Aug. 21.

Chesterwood, Home of Daniel Chester French, Stockbridge. This is the country home, studio, and gardens of the prolific American sculptor best known for his statue of Abraham Lincoln in the Lincoln Memorial, Washington, D.C. Out of Site: Contemporary Sculpture at Chesterwood, commissioned new artworks and adapted works by 15 artists whose works directly respond to the environmental and aesthetic attributes of Chesterwood. Now – Oct. 9.

The Clark Art Institute, Williamstown. An Inner World, seven genre paintings by Dutch artists working in or near the city of Leiden in the seventeenth century. Now – Sept. 17. Picasso: Encounters, an exhibit exploring the artist’s interest in and experimentation with large-scale printmaking throughout his career. Now – Aug. 27. Orchestrating Elegance: Alma-Tadema and Design, the original furniture suite (including grand piano), and paintings, ceramics, textiles and sculpture from the room the painter designed for Henry Gurdon Marquand. Now – Sept. 4. No Rules, Helen Frankenthaler’s inventive and groundbreaking approach to the woodcut. Now – Sept. 24. As In Nature, a selection of large paintings by Helen Frankenthaler from the 1950s–1990s, focusing on nature as a longstanding inspiration. Now – Oct. 9. I Am a Part of Art, Community Access to the Arts presents 185 original works of art, representing more than 125 local artists with disabilities. Now – Aug. 22.

Frelinghuysen Morris House and Studio, Lenox. Former home of American abstract artists George L.K. Morris and Suzy Frelinghuysen, set on a 46-acre estate. View their paintings, frescoes and sculpture, and experience their exquisite collection of American and European Cubist art.

Gunn Memorial Library and Museum, Washington, CT. Local history collections including photographs, textiles and clothing, 18th and 19th century tools and domestic implements, decorative and fine arts, and rarities, as well as seasonal exhibits. Breathe, the first solo show by local painter Anita Healy. Now – July 22.

Hancock Shaker Village, Pittsfield. A living history museum that includes 20 historic buildings, heirloom gardens and a collection of over 22,000 original Shaker artifacts, as well as farm animals and hiking trails. Making: Then and Now, works by contemporary artists installed directly into Village’s historic spaces. Artists in the exhibition – all of whom call the region home – include Gregory Crewdson, Don Gummer, Stephen Hannock, Jenny Holzer, Maya Lin and David Teeple. Now – Nov. 12.

MASS MoCA, North Adams. Nick Cave: Until, a massive immersive installation where the artist uses the museum’s football field-sized space to create his largest installation to date, made up of thousands of found objects and millions of beads, which will make viewers feel as if they have entered a rich sensory tapestry. Now – Aug. Tanja Hollander: Are you really my friend?, seen in its entirety for the first time, this is Hollander’s attempt to photograph all 626 of her Facebook friends. Elizabeth King: Radical Small, an ambitious new installation combining small sculptures and large videos. Steffani Jemison: Plant You Now, Dig You Later, a sound work and an excerpt from a novella, along with formally stripped-down, conceptually layered and alluringly enigmatic photographs and drawings. In the Abstract, featuring work by Doug Ashford, Sarah Braman, Tomashi Jackson, Rosy Keyser, Eric N. Mack, Rose Marcus, Rodney McMillian, Matt Saunders and Letha Wilson. The Half-Life of Love, a group exhibit exploring the melancholic experience of romantic encounter, from honeymoon to heartbreak.

The Mount, Edith Wharton’s Home, Lenox. Summer cottage of American writer Edith Wharton, best known for her Pulitzer Prize-winning novel The Age of Innocence. Open for daily tours from May–Oct. Grounds are open to the public from dawn to dusk Nov.–April. Special events, lectures, and performances take place throughout the year.

Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge. Inventing America: Rockwell and Warhol, an immersive exploration of the artistic and cultural influence of these two artists, featuring original iconic artworks; process materials and studies; archival photography, manuscripts and documents; film/video footage; and props, costumes and personal artifacts. Now – Oct. 29.

Olana State Historic Site, Hudson. The home and studio of eminent Hudson River School painter Frederic Edwin Church. OVERLOOK: Teresita Fernández confronts Frederic Church at Olana, featuring 55 works from the Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros including “Penetrable” by Jesus Rafael Soto, which will be sited within Olana’s landscape, and 18 site-specific works by Fernández. Now – Nov. 5.

Omi International Arts Center, Ghent. Open year round, The Fields Sculpture Park is a public exhibition space featuring over 80 contemporary sculptures.

Shaker Museum | Mount Lebanon, New Lebanon. The museum is open through Oct. 10.  Break Every Yoke: Shakers, Gender Equality, and Women’s Suffrage, an exhibit that traces the roles of women in Shaker society, from the earliest prophecies of Mother Ann to the battle for universal suffrage. Now – Oct. 9.

Turn Park Art Space, West Stockbridge. Wood Works, outdoor sculptures, drawings, paintings, and smaller indoor sculptures by Ben Butler and Jim Holl. Now – Oct. 31.

Ventfort Hall Mansion and Gilded Age Museum, Lenox. Built by George and Sarah Morgan as their summer home in 1891, today the National Historic Site is open to the public for tours, lectures, plays, music and other events.

Wilderstein Historic Site, Rhinebeck. Italianate villa of the Suckley family, including its last resident, Margaret (Daisy) Suckley, cousin and confidante of Franklin Delano Roosevelt. Regular Tour Season: Thursdays through Sundays from May – Oct. See website for special events and holiday happenings. An American Family in World War I, to mark the 100th anniversary of the U.S. entry into WWI, this exhibition explores the war through the eyes of Wilderstein’s Suckley Family. Now – Oct. 4th Outdoor Sculpture Biennial, 18 sculptures gracing Wilderstein’s landscape by a diverse group of Hudson Valley artists. Now – Oct. 31.

Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown. Lex and Love: Meleko Mokgosi, two new chapters in Mokgosi’s “Democratic Intuition” project, presented together for the first time. Now – Sept. 17. Robert Rauschenberg: Autobiography, with “Autobiography” as the point of departure, the exhibition combines archival documents and original works of art that speak to the ways in which Rauschenberg both found himself and inserted himself in the world. Now – Aug. 20.

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