Monday, February 8, 2021

Artist guild opens water-themed show, announces juried exhibition

Sandra Hildreth paintinOur region has an abundance of water in all forms: lakes and rivers, snow, ice, clouds…. This month the members of the Adirondack Artists Guild are hanging their own works of art on the “featured artist” wall with a show about the waters all around us.

Continuing with caution, there will not be a reception and gallery hours remain Thursday – Sunday, 11 – 3. Or meet with one of our artists by appointment, for a private viewing. Email to make an appointment. The show opened Feb 4 and will also be available for your online viewing and shopping. Even curbside pick-up can be provided!

Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow – which means it’s time to enter the annual juried competition! Tell your artist friends!

The exhibit will from April 1 through April 30. Due to the pandemic, the show will be online only. The submission deadline is March 9, 2021. Artists may enter up to three works at OnlineJuriedShows.com.

The competition is open to all living artists, 18 years of age and older. All media are acceptable. Work must be original and must have been completed within the last three years. More detailed information, the prospectus and entry instructions can be found on the Online Juried Shows website.

Jurors for this year’s show are David Fokos and Sherry Kerlin.

David Fokos is an internationally renowned photographic artist who has been photographing the landscape for over 40 years. His elegant black and white images have been lauded as masterpieces of minimalism. His work has been the subject of over 60 solo shows, and can be found in a dozen galleries on three continents, as well as in scores of museums and prominent corporate and private collections. More information about him can be found at his website, davidfokos.net. Sherry Kerlin has had her paintings and drawings exhibited in prominent galleries throughout the United States. Her work is built around the many facets of the human condition. She examines both the physical and the metaphysical world. Her work includes narratives from the past and the present day, which can be playful and humorous or dark and mysterious. Her website is sherrykerlinfineart.com.

The gallery is open Thursday through Sunday from 11 – 3, with the schedule subject to change because of Covid. Masks and social distancing are required. Visitors coming from a distance should email the gallery at [email protected] .com or call 518 891-2615 to make sure it will be open when they plan to visit.

ENTER THE JURIED SHOW HERE

Shown here: Lower Saranac by painter Sandra Hildreth

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