ArtBeat: Upstate Artists 2012 Group Show @ Laffer Gallery

December 14th, 2012, 10:00 am by Greg
Nick Patten: Place for Rest

Nick Patten: Place for Rest

Local artist Erik Laffer opened the doors to his Laffer Gallery in Schuylerville, and it’s been one of the bright spots on Nippertown’s 2012 visual art scene.

The current exhibit, “Upstate Artists 2012 Group Show,” opened with a reception on Saturday, December 8, and Nick Patten’s painting “Place for Rest” was awarded the top honors for Best in Show.

Curated by Elizabeth Dubben – artist, former owner of the Amrose Sable Gallery in Albany and current Director of Exhibitions at Saratoga Arts in Saratoga – the “Upstate Artists” exhibition showcases work by more than 20 local artists, including Ann Francey, Charles Bremer, Cheryl Horning, Chris DeMarco, David Aimone, Deborah Zlotsky, Donna Whiting Orlyk, Jenny Hutchinson, Jim Flosdorf, John Hampshire, Jon Gernon, Jon Segan, Laura Provo-Parker, Mary Ellen Riell, Matt Horner, Peter Leue, Randi Kish, Robert Gullie, Russell Serrianne, Sandra Miller and Terry Conrad.

The exhibit remains on view through Sunday, January 20.


ArtBeat: Nick Patten @ The Harrison Gallery, Williamstown

December 1st, 2010, 4:00 pm by Sara
Nick Patten: Beyond

Nick Patten: Beyond

Working from photographs, Hudson Valley artist Nick Patten creates dreamlike paintings that focus on light, surface and emptiness. A solo show of his work opens at the Harrison Gallery in Williamstown on Saturday with an artist reception from 5-7pm. (Through December 31)

The Art Seen

July 31st, 2009, 1:30 pm by Greg

Painter Nick Patten will be featured in “Solo Show” at the Harrison Gallery in Williamstown, Mass. Featuring his haunting paintings of uninhabited rooms, the exhibition will run through Monday, August 27, and there will be an opening reception with the artist from 5-7pm on Saturday, August 1.

The Ferrin Gallery in Pittsfield, Mass. is hosting a pair of one-person ceramic sculptor exhibits – Chris Antemann‘s “Battle of the Britches” and Jason Walker‘s “Human Made Wild.” Both exhibits run through Sunday, September 12, and there will be an opening reception with the artists from 4-6pm on Saturday, August 1.

Nick Patton: Last Light

Nick Patten: Last Light

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