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The re:TREE Exhibit Pops Up In Kinderhook

Amy Krzanik reports from Kinderhook. As has plagued many downtown areas across the region, the loss of trees due to age, disease, salt and severe weather had become a problem in Kinderhook’s business district. Replacing them is costly, but has been no deterrent to the generous residents of this small village. As part of the fundraising for the venture, Renee Shur, Director of Economic Development for Kinderhook, has brought together 40 tree-themed works by 26 regional artists selected by Carrie Haddad of Hudson’s Carrie Haddad Gallery in an exhibition called re:TREE. The exhibit, located at 3 Broad Street on the village green, opened with a packed reception on Saturday evening, November 29. A portion of the sales will be donated by the participating artists to the Kinderhook Tree Fund. The exhibit will be up for the next two weekends from Noon-4 p.m., and from 5:30-8:30 p.m. during the town’s popular Candlelight Night on December 12 when the entire village will be lit up and special programs will be on throughout the business district. Above, participating photographer Daniel Region and Sue Chiafullo.


Painter Susan Colgan, photographer Ken Tannenbaum and Renee Shur; Gallery director Linden Scheff and gallerist Carrie Haddad of the Carrie Haddad Gallery in Hudson.


Artist Jack Millard displays one of his beautiful paintings; Josef Asteinza, Kiki Spensieri, Scott Kilgour and Randy Bourscheidt.


Photographer Karen Halverson, actor Stephen Lang, Tina Lang and Cathy Boyd.


Artists Fern Apfel and Andrew Pellettieri; Cecelia Sinclair, photographer Patrick Harbron and Frances Heaney, who is the new president of the Columbia County Council on the Arts.


Guenter Bochem, Eva Bochem-Shur and Mike Tully; Photographer Denise B. Chandler and encaustic artist Maria Kolodziej-Zincio.


Nicholas Haylett, David and Anna Martin, and Vesna Grossjohann.


Kinderhook residents Loyita Woods and Robert S. Woods; Cynthia Mulvaney, CCCA executive director, with artist Tim Ebneth and his husband, Nick Calderazzo.

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