Dennis Herbert has been making art assemblages from found materials for over 10 years. A self-trained artist, he lives in a church rectory in Hudson and spends his free time creating mysterious, dream-like boxes as well as free standing sculptures. His backyard garden overlooking the Hudson River is filled with wandering pathways that snake through and around large-scale sculptures and found objects.
Last fall, he converted his unused garage into an art gallery to showcase his works, offering them for sale to the public in a quest to free up more storage space. The Folk Art Gallery is open from 1-5pm on most Sundays (call ahead if you’re travelling a long distance) or by appointment.
Do you remember the first box you ever made?
Read the rest of this entry »