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Art Walk Kingston

 

“I can’t wait for this year’s Art Walk Kingston. This is an incredible event that features the diverse artists, performers, arts-based businesses and organizations who are contributing to and sustaining Kingston’s growth and creative renaissance. I encourage everyone to join me for a weekend full of beauty, creativity and community!”

– Mayor Steve Noble

 

SEPTEMBER 21 – 22, 2019

About
Art Walk Kingston is a celebration of the arts and the local community. Over the course of two days, visitors and local residents are invited to explore three distinct areas of the city of Kingston and immerse themselves in a range of art and events. Paintings, photographs, drawings and sculptures are just some of the mediums that will be on display at home studios and galleries across the city ­ performers are invited to schedule performances to include during the tour. Whether you have a few hours or a full day, the event weekend will offer a broad range of art and activities for everyone. The event will be held from 12 – 5pm each day and is expected to feature over 100 artists showing work in private studios and galleries.

2019 PARTICIPATING ARTISTS

DEBORAH MILLS THACKREY

MEDIUM: Textile
WEBSITE: ART-FOR-LIVING.COM
About the Artist: Art for Living presents the textile arts of Deborah Mills Thackrey. She is printing her original photographic images on fabric as well as upcycling existing garments and textiles into new works including pillows, bags, clothing and upholstery.

 

 

 

 

DENNIS CONNORS

MEDIUM: Drawing/Illustration, Painting, Sculpture
WEBSITE: DENNYCONNORS.COM
About the Artist: Dennis Connors attended Academy of Fine Arts in Rome Italy and received his MFA at SUNY New Paltz. He works in multiple mediums of sculpture.

 

 

 

 

 

EIGHTH BELLE

MEDIUM: Textile
WEBSITE: EIGHTHBELLE.COM
About the Artist: Eighth Belle is a line of versatile and durable bags made from repurposed sailcloth, organic canvas and natural leather. The artist, Korina Brewer, is a sailor and derives much of her inspiration from nautical tradition and her time sailing on the Hudson River.

 

 

 

ELAINE TOLAND

MEDIUM: Painting, Art Goodies
About the Artist: The paintings represent abstract images of memories and feelings of people ,places and things I experienced from my travels across the United States.

 

 

 

 

HANS VAN MEEUWEN

MEDIUM: Drawing/Illustration, Mixed-Medium, Sculpture
WEBSITE: HANSVANMEEUWEN.COM
About the Artist: Hans van Meeuwen is a Dutch-born artist and moved to Brooklyn, NY in 2004. Prior to New York he lived for fourteen years in Cologne, Germany. Van Meeuwen has exhibited in various countries in Europe and in the USA. In addition to his sculptures, installations and drawings, van Meeuwen has designed several permanent public artworks. Van Meeuwen has showed his work in various galleries, non-profit exhibition spaces and solo exhibitions in museums. Hans van Meeuwen is a recipient of the Pollock Krasner Foundation grant and the Gottlieb Foundation grant. Van Meeuwen lives and works in Kingston, NY.

 

KAT HOWARD

MEDIUM: Textile
WEBSITE: KAT-HOWARD.COM
About the Artist: Kat Howard earned a BA in Creative Writing from Brandeis University in 2006, and worked at the Whitney Museum of American Art until 2010, when she left the museum world to pursue MFAs in Studio Art and Poetry, which she received from Mills College in 2013. Since graduating, she has been working as a fiber artist exhibiting her work. Kat makes art that addresses how the female body has been viewed through out history, with a raw, direct approach to narrative and an emphasis on texture. She also teaches weaving workshops. Kat lives and works in Kingston, New York.

 

KATE PATTERSON-UEDA

MEDIUM: Bookbinding
WEBSITE: LITTLEMOUNTAINBOOKS.COM
About the Artist: Kate Patterson-Ueda earned her B.F.A. at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, where she was introduced to bookbinding, and began making handmade books. Binders in Manhattan and Long Island taught her the fine craft of book restoration, including leather tooling, embossing, and gold leaf. At her studio in the Catskill foothills, she offers a full range of bookbinding and restoration services, such as personalized photo albums for weddings, unique journals, repair of family heirloom and antique books, and more.

 

KOSUKE UEDA

MEDIUM: Textile
WEBSITE: INDIKOINDIKO.COM
About the Artist: INDIKO creates clothing and other textiles using natural indigo dye, which designer Kosuke Ueda extracts by hand from true indigo plant. The uneven, organic color textures of indigo give Kosuke’s handmade products their one-of-kind character. Each piece is made entirely by hand in Kosuke’s studio in the Catskill foothills, and every step in the process is organic.

 

 

 

MARY VANDEZANDE

MEDIUM: Painting, Sculpture
WEBSITE: MARY-VANDEZANDE.SQUARESPACE.COM

 

 

 

 

 

 

PATTI GIBBONS

MEDIUM: Drawing/Illustration, Mixed-Medium, Painting, Photography
WEBSITE: PATTIGIBBONSART.BIGCARTEL.COM
About the Artist: Patti Gibbons’ life is inspired by the beauty of the Hudson Valley, a place that has captured her heart and creative muse. She has shown her work regionally and internationally, taught art for 21 years, then left her career to immerse herself in art. Her work is varied: the landscape inspires her poetic muse, mixed media is a voice for telling stories, and her abstract drawings emerge from the subconscious, “The studio is a dream world. Once the door is closed the outside world shut out, it is an escape to a place of wonder, exploration, and healing.

 

 

ROSALIE FRANKEL

MEDIUM: Mixed-Medium
WEBSITE: ROSALIEFRANKEL.COM
About the Artist: Born and bred in NYC. Lived and worked in Vieques,PR for 9 years. Two and half years new to Kingston,NY. Hunter College, MFA. Been doing art, especially collage, since the age of five.

 

 

 

 

2019 PARTICIPATING GALLERIES

 

CORNELL CREATIVE ARTS CENTER

MEDIUM: Drawing/Illustration, Mixed-Medium, Painting, Photography
WEBSITE: CORNELLCREATIVENY.COM
About the Gallery: At Cornell Creative Arts Center, every person is supported, encouraged, empowered and accepted into an environment where they are provided with rich opportunities to learn and grow their artistic talents. We are excited to open our Ceramics Studio in Midtown Kingston! People who enroll in pottery classes offered by the CCAC will participate an integrated program that serves Midtown Kingston, providing affordable and comprehensive access to the arts to both people with and without disabilities. Come check out our wheel-throwing and pottery wheel classes and see our studio’s electric and gas kilns, and our accessible pottery wheel! (Entrance on Bruyn Street)

 

2019 SPECIAL EVENTS

 

KINGSTON WINE CO. – WINE TASTING

WEBSITE: KINGSTONWINE.COM
About the Event:  As you’re strolling along Broadway in the Rondout Neighborhood of Kingston, visiting the galleries and local studios, stop in and join us for a wine tasting! This special event is FREE and will only be held on Saturday between 1-3pm.

 

 

 

 

 

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!

Are you ready for another amazing year of art in Kingston? Art Walk Kingston is for artists who are working in the city of Kingston, NY as well as for any gallery in the city.
Fill out our online registration form today!

 

Contact Us
If you have any questions about the event or if you are interested in helping us out as a volunteer, email us at: [email protected] us at our Facebook page.