Thursday, May 9, 2024

Lake Placid Center for the Arts announces three new exhibits

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Lake Placid, NY- The Lake Placid Center for the Arts (LPCA) is thrilled to announce three exhibits coming to the Gallery @ LPCA this summer, at 17 Algonquin Drive in Lake Placid, NY. The Gallery at the LPCA is open Thursday through Saturday from 1 to 5 p.m. and visiting the gallery is always free. There will be extended hours on July 3 through August 11: Wednesday through Sunday from 1 to 5 p.m. The Gallery will be closed on Ironman Sunday (July 21).

Seasons: A Two-Person Art Exhibition | May 2 – June 8

Nancy Brossard and Mary Woodcock Johnson explore the theme of seasons through a collection of oil and acrylic paintings that meander through Adirondack spring, summer, fall and winter. Whether they are painting Plein Air or in their studios, they bring a history of painting the landscape of the Adirondacks to their work. This vivid interpretation of the seasons embraces the ever-evolving environment around us and the unexpected opportunities we can find when we are open to change.

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Bog River Stream 38″ x 26,” by Nancy Brossard. Photo provided by the LPCA.

The Lake Placid Pottery Invitational | June 20 – August 3

Opening Reception: Thursday, June 20 from 5 to 7 p.m.

 Grounded in the balance of function and personal expression, the Lake Placid Pottery Invitational celebrates artists who explore traditional pottery forms through a wide range of making and firing techniques, and who continue to evolve the landscape of functional pottery through their own artistic idiom.

 This exhibit features some of the country’s best potters and vessel makers: Mindy Andrews, Noel Bailey, Casey Beck, Ben Eberle, Seth Green, Phil Haralam, Stephen Heywood, Joe Hicks, Samantha Hostert, Doug Jeppesen, Simon Levin, Liz Mazurek, Melissa Mencini, John Oles, Dow Redcorn, Andrew Sartorius, Ali Schorman, Nick Schwartz, Mike Stumbras, Mallory Wetherell, and Minsoo Yuh.

 Lynn Savarese Photography Exhibit | August 8 – September 14

The summer’s final exhibit presents work from internationally recognized photographer Lynn Savarese. More information about the exhibit will be posted at lakeplacidarts.org closer to the dates of the exhibit.

About the LPCA:
Nestled in an Olympic village, the Lake Placid Center for the Arts is a year-round treasure to residents and visitors of the Adirondacks and is the premier art and cultural hub of the region. Orchestrating quality programming, performances, rotating art exhibitions, and education experiences to residences and visitors alike, the LPCA provides an ensemble of offerings in music, theatre and dance, and supports local, regional and national artists in its Fine Arts Gallery. At the heart of this hub is hands-on learning experiences for children exploring their creativity and adults finding new passions. As a leading organization, the LPCA collaborates with other Adirondack non-profit partners to build, support and cultivate the arts community. Inspiring excellence in the arts for generations, the LPCA continues to thrive today at its unique and captivating Lake Placid campus.

Photo at top: Winter 18″ x 24,” by Mary Woodcock Johnson. Photo provided by the LPCA.

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One Response

  1. Linda Friedman Ramirez says:

    The Mary Woodcock Johnson and Nancy Brossard exhibition is very, very nice.

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