Thursday, August 9, 2018

The Columbia County Plein Air Artists Opens

Breathtaking Views of Columbia County and Beyond

The Columbia County Plein Air Artists will be exhibiting their works at Columbia Greene Community College’s Blue Hill Gallery from July 30, 2018 to September 29, 2018. Artists’ Reception will take place on Thursday, August 9, 2018 from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. The community is cordially invited to partake in refreshments and meet the artists while taking in the breathtaking landscape views of our beautiful Columbia County and surrounding areas.

Exhibition includes works by: Arlene Boehm, Susanna Grannis, Eden Hart, Joan Blazis Levitt, Myra Lobel, Edith Marcik, Kathie Mock, Noel Phillips, Lori Rothstein, Susan Sabino, Debbie Shaw, Valerie White and Audrey Wyman. Columbia Greene Community College is located at 4400 Route 23, Hudson NY 12534. Gallery Hours: Mon.-Thu. 8am-7 pm; Fri. 8am -5 pm: Sat. 9am-5pm, Closed Sundays. Please note that Blue Hill Gallery is closed on Fridays Aug. 3 and Aug 10, 2018. More information available at www.sunycgcc.edu or 518-828-4181.

The Columbia County Plein Air Artists was formed in 2013, following in the tradition of famed Hudson River School artists such as Thomas Cole and Frederic Church. Members engage with the region’s storied artistic heritage while interpreting the landscape for 21st century audiences. The group welcomes artists of all levels, free of charge, to join in capturing the beauty of our surrounding landscapes. Join us on August 9th to find out more about plein air painters and painting in Columbia County!