AAH 2013 KickOff-Call to Artist & Save the Date
Calling artists from the following cities, towns or studio tours: Beacon, Garrison/Cold Spring, Kingston, Newburgh, New Paltz, Ossining, Peekskill, Poughkeepsie/Hyde Park, Rhinebeck/Red Hook, Saugerties, Woodstock
The Tenth Annual Art Along the Hudson 2013 Kickoff Media Event and Exhibition hosted by Rhinebeck & Red Hook AAH at the Rhinebeck High School Auditorium, May 15: 5:00 – 6:30 pm followed by an exhibition reception in Rhinebeck: 7:00 – 8:00 pm
The Rhinebeck and Red Hook arts community invite artists from each of the Art Along the Hudson participating cities, towns and studio tours to submit up to 3 works per artist for a juried exhibition opening the evening of the Kick Off Media Event through June 2. All media accepted. Jurors for the AAH Exhibit are Dennis Anderson and Mary-Kay Lombino.
- April 8, 5pm: Deadline for entry
- Framed artwork, outer dimensions not to exceed “20 x 24” ~ NO EXCEPTIONS!
- 3-Dimensional work not to exceed 48″ high X 18″ x 18″
- 3 images per artist = jpegs (1mb each, 300dpi) labeled as follows: AAH Town or Studio Tour, Name, Title, Medium, Size
- Send to: firstname.lastname@example.org Subject line: 2013 AAH exhibition
- April 22:Email notification to artists of accepted pieces
- May 3,4,5:Delivery to Betsy Jacaruso Gallery of accepted work: framed with wire, ready
- 12-4pm to hang. labeled as directed in acceptance email, priced (50% to artists/ 25% to AAH/ 25%to gallery)
- May 15: 5-6:30: Kick-off event at Rhinebeck High School Auditorium
- 7:00-8:00: Exhibition opening/reception in Rhinebeck,
- June 2, 3, or 5: Pick up unsold work at the Gallery 12-5pm or by appointment
About the Jurors:
Dennis Anderson served as the Director of Curatorial and Tour Services at the Empire State Plaza Art Collection in Albany for 22 years. The collection of important Abstract Expressionist and Color Field artists includes primary examples by such artists as Jackson Pollock, Mark Rothko, David Smith and Morris Louis. The art was brought together by Nelson Rockefeller and curators at the Museum of Modern Art in the late 1960s and 70s. In 2002 he oversaw the research and publication of The Nelson A. Rockefeller Empire State Plaza Art Collection and Plaza Memorials catalogue that was published by Rizzioli International and garnered several awards including one from the Association of Museums. Following his completion of a Master’s degree from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Anderson worked with Walter Chrysler Jr. at Chrysler Museum in Norfolk, Va. before moving to the position in Albany. While there, he completed courses for his PhD. in the History and Theory of Art and Architecture at Binghamton University. Anderson has taught and lectured widely on American art and is the recipient of several academic awards.
Mary-Kay Lombino is a curator and writer based in Rhinebeck, New York. As The Emily Hargroves Fisher ’57 and Richard B. Fisher Curator at The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College she oversees the contemporary art and photography collections, exhibitions, and publications. Her major survey exhibition entitled The Polaroid Years: Instant Photography and Experimentation opens April 5, 2013. Prior to Vassar she served as Curator of Exhibitions at the University Art Museum, California State University, Long Beach and Assistant Curator at UCLA Hammer Museum. Her exhibitions include Utopian Mirage: Social Metaphors in Contemporary Photography and Film (2007); Off the Shelf: New Forms in Contemporary Artists’ Books (2006); Candida Höfer: The Architecture of Absence (2005); UnNaturally (2003), By Hand: Pattern Precision, and Repetition in Contemporary Drawing (2001). She has also organized solo shows for numerous artists including Eirik Johnson, Phil Collins, Ken Price, Euan Macdonald, Alice Könitz, Marco Maggi, and Mungo Thomson.
Art Exhibit: Thursday, May 9–Saturday, June 1 at Betsy Jacaruso Studio & Gallery, 43-2 E Market St (Courtyard behind Bread Alone). Gallery Hours: Thurs 11-5, Fri & Sat 11-6, Sun 11-5