The 8th Annual Woodstock Regional Far and Wide opens at WAAM May 7

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John Kleinhans – Central Park

The 8th Annual Woodstock Regional: Far and Wide will be on view at the Woodstock Artists Association & Museum (WAAM) from May 7 – June 5.

Please join us for the opening reception on Saturday May 7, 4:00 -6:00 PM at the WAAM, 28 Tinker Street, Woodstock, NY 12498.

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Yuliya Pogreb

The juror, Jason Rosenfeld, Distinguished Chair and Professor of Art History at Marymount Manhattan College, selected a total of 37 works by 34 artists out of the hundreds of works submitted. Examples of painting in oil and acrylic, pastel, mixed media, sculpture, and photography will be on view.

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Stephen Niccolls

Submissions were open to artists from New York, Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania. Professor Rosenfeld is best known in our region for co-curating last summer’s exhibition River Crossings, held at the historic homes of Thomas Cole (Cedar Grove in Catskill, NY), and Frederic Edwin Church (Olana in Hudson, NY), and featuring contemporary art in these spaces for the first time.

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Ellen Jouret Epstein

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Elizabeth Panzer

Artists selected include: Bob Barry, Nancy Campbell, Alison Causer, Xiaowei Chen, Evan D’Arpino, Maxine Davidowitz, Kristen DeFontes, Paulette Esrig, Debra Friedkin, Carla Goldberg, Barbara Goodwin, Laura Gurton, Annette Jaret, Ellen Jouret-Epstein, Gloria Kapilow-Mirsky, John Kleinhans, Claire Lambe, Heather Marin, Art Murphy, Douglas Navarra, Stephen Niccolls, Elizabeth Panzer, Raymond Paradiso, Carol Pepper-Cooper, Susan Phillips, Elise Pittelman, Yuliya Pogreb, Stephen Rose, Paul Stewart, Kevin VanHentenryck, Claudia Waruch, Shannon Wilson, Win Zibeon, and Jacob Zurilla

Three prize winners will be announced at the opening reception. The awards are:

The Arthur Harris Best in Show Award ($500), the Nicholas Buhalis Sward for Artistic Excellence in Abstract/Figurative Work, and the Sam Spanier Award.

Exhibitions in WAAM’s other galleries opening on Saturday, May 7th include: Art on Paper: Works from the Permanent Collection in the Phoebe & Belmont Towbin Wing, Lenny Kislin in the Solo Gallery, Lisa DeLoria Weinblatt on the Active Member Wall, Small Works in our Founder’s Gallery and Bailey Middle School ELL (English Language Leaners) in our YES Gallery (Youth Exhibition Space).

We hope to see you there!

 



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