ArtBeat: What To See

April 14th, 2016, 11:00 am by Sara

Opening:

Oliver Benson: Light of the Narrow Door @ Limner Gallery

Oliver Benson: Light of the Narrow Door @ Limner Gallery

Neoteric Abstract IV @ Limner Gallery, Hudson. A large group show of abstract works in a variety of media. Reception: Saturday, April 16, 5-7pm. (Through May 7)

Kian Kowrouzi: Untitled @ Mandeville Gallery

Kian Kowrouzi: Untitled @ Mandeville Gallery

Society After Revolution: Kian Kowrouzi @ Mandeville Gallery, Schenectady. Working in the medium of black and white digital photography, Union College senior Kian Nowrouzi captures human emotion and a diversity of culture within contemporary, post-revolutionary China and Cuba. Opening reception: Wednesday, April 20, 5-6pm. (Through August 7)

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MA Thesis Show @ Fulton Street Gallery

MA Thesis Show @ Fulton Street Gallery

MA Thesis Show @ Fulton Street Gallery, Troy. Works by seven students of the UAlbany Fine Arts program: Francine Brown, Sofeia Eddy, Christopher Durrell, Erin Gardner, Dwane Hoyt, Lindsay Kirk and Sarah Williams in media including painting, drawing, sculpture and installation. Opening reception: Wednesday, April 13, 5-8pm. (Through April 22)

Works by Laura Stein @ LABspace

Works by Laura Stein @ LABspace

women, guns x internet and New Small Works @ LABspace Hillsdale. Two solo art exhibitions: Laura Stein’s women, guns x internet and Joseph Stabilito’s New Small Works. Opening reception: Saturday, April 16, 1-3pm. (Through May 7)


Continuing:

Christine Hughes: Untitled @ Foundation Gallery

Christine Hughes: Untitled @ Foundation Gallery

New Ground @ Foundation Gallery at Columbia-Greene Community College, Hudson. Paintings and drawings by Christine Hughes. (Through April 22)

Luna Furtwangler: Lunalien @ Collar Works

Luna Furtwangler: Lunalien @ Collar Works

Ladies, Babies and Hades @ Collar Works, Troy. An exhibit that harnesses the power and force of femininity, featuring the works of Beverly Acha, Monica Bill Hughes, Luna Furtwangler, Sierra Furtwangler, Sophia Narrett and G.G. Roberts. (Through April 22)

Works by Betsy Brandt, Russell Serrianne, Dolores Thomson and Laura Von Rosk @  The Shirt Factory

Works by Betsy Brandt, Russell Serrianne, Dolores Thomson and Laura Von Rosk @ The Shirt Factory

Shirt Factory, Glens Falls. Works by Betsy Brandt, Russell Serrianne, Dolores Thomson and Laura Von Rosk. (Through April 23)

Works by Abraham Ferraro @ The Arts Center of the Capital Region

Works by Abraham Ferraro @ The Arts Center of the Capital Region

Every Which Way @ The Arts Center of the Capital Region, Troy. Abraham Ferraro’s continuing and ever-growing series of mail-able sculptures complete with mailing addresses, postage, shipping labels, and installation directions on the sculptures which are exhibited exactly as they were mailed. Also on display is Hudson Valley Seed Packets, Art of the Heirloom featuring a number of regional and national artists selected to design art packs for heirloom seeds. Artist’s talk and reception: Sunday, April 24, 1 pm. (Through April 24)

Karen Moss: Strange Trio @ MCLA Gallery 51

Karen Moss: Strange Trio @ MCLA Gallery 51

What’s Next? @ MCLA Gallery 51, North Adams. Recent works by Karen Moss that examine societal problems using pop imagery, delicate line, humor and fantasy. (Through April 24)

Jane Culp: Tioga Pass Mountains with melting snow and little lake below @ John Davis Gallery

Jane Culp: Tioga Pass Mountains with melting snow and little lake below @ John Davis Gallery

Jane Culp, Slipping and Sliding in the Anthropocene @ John Davis Gallery, Hudson. Jane Culp’s recent paintings, based on the deserts and mountains of the California wilderness. (Through April 24)

Works by Jon Segan and Janet Sorensen @ Clement Art Gallery

Works by Jon Segan and Janet Sorensen @ Clement Art Gallery

Symbiosis: Jon Segan & Janet Sorensen @ Clement Art Gallery, Troy. Assemblages by Jon Segan and paintings by Janet Sorensen. (Through April 27)

Works by Terry Conrad @ Schick Gallery

Works by Terry Conrad @ Schick Gallery

Scenes and Variations: Unconventional Interpretations of Landscape @ Schick Gallery, Saratoga Springs. An exhibition of works by Christian Carson, Terry Conrad, Gina Occhiogrosso, Ken Ragsdale and Jake Winiski, regional artists who use the conventional theme of landscape in unconventional ways. (Through April 30)

Paintings by Armando Soto @ Martinez Gallery

Paintings by Armando Soto @ Martinez Gallery

Nuyorican Pilgrimage @ Martinez Gallery, Troy. Paintings by Latino artist Armando Soto, whose work helped shape the Nuyorican movement.

Quentin Garel: Palimpseste X (Girafe) @ Berkshire Museum

Quentin Garel: Palimpseste X (Girafe) @ Berkshire Museum

ArtZoo @ @ Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield. A menagerie of creatures portrayed in photography, painting, sculpture, ceramic, video and more, including a stunning 7-foot rhinoceros head, cast in bronze by award-winning French artist Quentin Garel, and vivid images of gorillas, giraffes and lions in the wild by award-winning wildlife photographers Sally Eagle and Dan Mead. (Through May 1)

Works by Nina Lipkowitz @ 510 Warren Street Gallery

Works by Nina Lipkowitz @ 510 Warren Street Gallery

Nina Lipkowitz: Glyphs & Squiggles @ 510 Warren Street Gallery, Hudson. iPad paintings shown on paper as limited-edition, archival-pigment prints. (Through May 1)

Work by Tom Kenny @ Tivoli Artists Gallery

Work by Tom Kenny @ Tivoli Artists Gallery

The Interiors Show @ Tivoli Artists Gallery, Tivoli. A group show of furniture and furnishings by artists. (Through May 1)

Anne Diggory: Shoreline Retrospective @ Kelly Adirondack Center

Anne Diggory: Shoreline Retrospective @ Kelly Adirondack Center

Anne Diggory: On Location in Keene Valley and Lake George @ Kelly Adirondack Center, Niskayuna. Works by Saratoga Springs-based painter Anne Diggory, known for her combination of expressive painting, accurate detail and Strong abstract structure. Meet the artist: Saturday, April 2, 2-4-pm. (Through May 6)

Works by August Ventimiglia @ Matteawan Gallery

Works by August Ventimiglia @ Matteawan Gallery

August Ventimiglia: Drawings @ Matteawan Gallery, Beacon. A solo exhibition of recent drawings by August Ventimiglia. The exhibition features work from Islands and Breath Rivers, two new bodies of work that continue to explore the artist’s interest in process, chance and drawing. (Through May 8)

Susanne Kühn: Smash It @ Art Omi

Susanne Kühn: Smash It @ Art Omi

Susanne Kühn @ Art Omi, Ghent. Four large-scale works by the contemporary German artist Susanne Kühn in the Visitors Center and Gallery. (Through May 15)

Works by Kayla Corby @ Good Purpose Gallery

Works by Kayla Corby @ Good Purpose Gallery

Kayla Corby @ Good Purpose Gallery, Lee. Works in oil, charcoal and mixed media by Kayla Corby. (Through May 17)

Christopher Engel:One Things Leads To Another @ Carrie Haddad Gallery

Christopher Engel:One Things Leads To Another @ Carrie Haddad Gallery

Point of Intersection @ Carrie Haddad Galllery, Hudson. A group exhibit featuring selections of abstract paintings by Christopher Engel, new minimalist wall sculptures by Dai Ban, photo-realist watercolors by Scott Nelson Foster and mixed media constructions by Paul Chojnowski. (Through May 22)

Musical instruments by Critter & Guitari @ The Tang

Musical instruments by Critter & Guitari @ The Tang

Elevator Music 30: Critter & Guitari @ The Tang, Saratoga Springs. This installation in the Tang’s elevator will include a variety of small musical instruments by Critter & Guitari’s founders, Owen Osborn and Chris Kucinski, which visitors are invited to play. Also installed will be video synthesizers and monitors so that visitors will be able to see the sounds they make. (Through June 5)

 Alma Thomas: Apollo 12 "Splash Down" @ The Tang


Alma Thomas: Apollo 12 “Splash Down” @ The Tang

Alma Thomas @ The Tang, Saratoga Springs. Vibrant, colorful paintings by Alma Woodsey Thomas, a black woman who grew up under the racial violence of Jim Crow, experiencing the Civil Rights Movement firsthand, and did not seriously pursue an artistic career until her retirement at age 69. (Through June 5)

Works by Joe Goodwin @ Berkshire Museum

Works by Joe Goodwin @ Berkshire Museum

Liminal Artifacts: Recent Paintings by Joe Goodwin @ Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield. A solo show of atmospheric abstract paintings by the Berkshire-based artist. (Through June 19)

Alfred Stieglitz: The Steerage @ The Tang

Alfred Stieglitz: The Steerage @ The Tang

Borrowed Light: Selections from the Jack Shear Collection @ The Tang, Saratoga Springs. An exhibition celebrating the major gift of over 500 photographs donated to the Tang by photographer, curator and collector Jack Shear and presenting a visual history of photography from its inception in the 1840s to the present day. (Through August 14)

Abbott Handerson Thayer: Roseate Spoonbills @ Williams College Museum of Art

Abbott Handerson Thayer: Roseate Spoonbills @ Williams College Museum of Art

Not Theories but Revelations: The Art and Science of Abbott Handerson Thayer @ Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown. Works by Abbott Handerson Thayer, renowned twentieth century painter of ethereal angels, landscapes, and delicate flowers, was at the center of a raging debate around Darwin’s theories of evolution. As much a scientist as an artist, Thayer’s study of the visual world expressed itself in articles published in major scientific journals, an epistolary debate with Theodore Roosevelt, and in the development of the first prototype of military camouflage. (Through August 21)

Works by Fabrice Monteiro @ Williams College Museum of Art

Works by Fabrice Monteiro @ Williams College Museum of Art

African Art Against the State @ Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown. An exibition examining the history of activism, intervention and resistance that has characterized a great deal of African art-making from prehistory to the present, including works by Lalla Essaydi, David Goldblatt, Fathi Hassan, Fabrice Monteiro, Zwelethu Mthethwa, Zanele Muholi and Yinka Shonibare as well as sculptures by the Yoruba People and masks by the Igbo People. (Through August 28)

Richard Nonas: Witkacy's Tail @ MASS MoCA

Richard Nonas: Witkacy’s Tail @ MASS MoCA

Richard Nonas: The Man in the Empty Space @ MASS MoCA, North Adams. Nonas has created a major new sculptural work specifically for Building 5, and will also install a selection of existing sculpture.

Kay Sage: Margin of Silence @ Albany Institute of History and Art

Kay Sage: Margin of Silence @ Albany Institute of History and Art

Masterworks: 225 Years of Collecting @ Albany Institute of History and Art, Albany. An exhibition commemorating the Institute’s 225th anniversary that highlights works from its diverse collections, including paintings, furniture, silver, ceramics, sculpture, prints and more. (Through September 4)

Both Sides Now @ Williams College Museum of Art

Both Sides Now @ Williams College Museum of Art

Both Sides Now: Lexa and Dan Walsh @ Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown. The first-time creative collaboration by sibling artists Lexa and Dan Walsh. Dan, a minimalist abstract painter, and Lexa, a socially engaged artist, come together to merge their practices around a shared interest in perception and encounters among objects and people. (Through September 25)

Georgie Friedman: Slippery Slope (installation view)  @ Peter Irving Wold Center

Georgie Friedman: Slippery Slope (installation view) @ Peter Irving Wold Center

Slippery Slope by Georgie Friedman @ Peter Irving Wold Center, Schenectady. A site-specific video installation piece by interdisciplinary artist Georgie Friedman. (Through November 30)

Works by Kira Nam Greene @ Mandeville Gallery

Works by Kira Nam Greene @ Mandeville Gallery

By the Patterns @ Mandeville Gallery, Schenectady. Kira Nam Greene, the fourth featured artist in the gallery’s Art Installation Series, has installed her patternist collages. (Through March 2017)