This weekend is the Third Annual Catskill Village Artist Studio Tour sponsored by The Catskill Gallery Association and featuring a village-wide tour of home studios, galleries, museum exhibitions and special installations.
This year’s participating artists include architect/sculptor Matt Bua, ceramicist conceptualist Dina Bursztyn, printmaker/found object sculptor Julie Chase, painter/sculptor couple Sasha Chermayeff, and Philip Howie, eco-artist Tasha Depp, painter/gallerists Edith Marcik and Terence Barrell, painter and illustrator Patrick Milbourn, multimedia artist Lee Anne Morgan, contemporary artists Portia Munson and Jared Handelsman, contemporary photographer Susan Wides, conceptual painter Jim Holl, and sculptor Kiki Smith.
Participating museums and galleries include:
- Beattie Powers Place: A special exhibition of 19th century nature drawings by B.B.G. Stone in the museum’s Greek Revival house
- Brik Gallery: Cowgirls of the Hudson River Valley 3
- Day and Holt: Drawings and prints by nature artist Stanley Maltzman
- The Galleria Catskill: Contemporary woman artists inspired by the Hudson River School
- Gallery 42: A retrospective of Lawrence Calcagno in a historic Hudson villa
- The GCCA Catskill Gallery: Nature/Nurture, 11 contemporary women artists using nature as a subject
- M Gallery: Local Color, a special exhibit of work from Kai Althoff and Nick Z., Kico Govantes’ abstract work, Patrick Milbourn’s landscapes and portraits and Liza Tivey’s sculptures in bronze
- The Thomas Cole National Historic Site: Remember the Ladies, forgotten women of the Hudson River School.
The tour is free and runs Saturday and Sunday, September 11-12, noon-5pm. All participants must sign up at either the Thomas Cole National Historic Site, 218 Spring Street, Catskill, or at The Greene County Council on the Arts, 398 Main Street, Catskill to receive a button and a map of tour sites. All studios and galleries will be marked on the map and signed with small flags/numbered signs. Some sites may not be handicapped accessible.