Laura Bianco-Martinez

I am a landscape painter living in the Hudson Valley of New York working primarily in pastels and encaustics. After a career as an art educator I know focus on […]

Elizabeth Caputo

Pictured: Elizabeth in her studio I had a friend a couple of Christmas’s ago take me aside to say “I really like your paintings, but your sculptures are just better”. […]

Rachael Gootnick

I have loved books, and art, ever since I was a child, but I never could have imagined I’d end up here, living my life as a book artist. Life […]

Molly Uravitch

Originally from the Washington DC area I have now settled in Sioux Falls, SD where I teach and run the ceramics facility at Augustana University. I hold a MFA in Ceramics […]

Chihiro Makio

I was born and raised in Japan, and decided that I would rather attend an art school in the states than in Japan. Creating something has always been my passion […]

Plein Air 2023 (Part 3)

Today we are featuring three artists from our 3rd annual Plein Air in Clifton Springs event—Andy Reddout, Sherry Blanco, and Bev Abplanalp! A total of 45 artists spent the morning […]

Plein Air 2023 (part 2)

“To create a ‘plein air’ painting composition, I need to connect with the subject from experiences in my lifetime that awaken sensory perceptions. Oil painting on a smooth ampersand board lets my brush flow with the feel of the day, the light, the landscape and purpose.”

Plein Air 2023 (Part 1)

“My approach to Plein Air is to find a simple location and to anticipate how the light will move throughout the morning. Next I do a quick sketch showing lights and darks (known as a Notan), block in color on the canvas, and try to use lots of paint to give texture to the end piece.”

Robin Whiteman

About a year ago a close friend referred to my “two daughters”, art and my actual kid, Anya. He nailed it. Two of my biggest loves who take up the majority of […]

Arden McBride

I grew up on folk tales, campfire stories, and fantasy novels. For the longest time I was fascinated with surrealism and their ability to impose the bizarre on the mundane. […]

Closed 7/28 through 8/3:

We will be closed to the public Friday, July 28 through Thursday, August 4 as we install our next exhibition, Inspired By Nature. Please join us for the opening reception on Friday, August 4 from 5 to 8pm!