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Portrait of the artist

Sandy Garnett is an artist with a business man's vision

 

 

Landmark gets new life as African-American arts center

Kingston's the Burger-Matthews House is the recipient of a restoration job that will save the building and house the Hudson Valley's lone African American cultural organization.

Artful roger

Ulster County allocates $50,000 to funding the arts

Corporate arts funds harder to come by

Private funding for the arts is dwindling down

Picture perfect

Helmut Zitzwitz works diligently in the back room of his Yonkers studio on what he suspects to be a family photograph.

Paul Giotopoulos

Paul Giotopoulos labors day in and day out as an artist – layering, shading, matching gradients of colors until the look meets his critical eye.

Judy Sigunick

Ceramist and sculptor Judy Sigunick lives and works in a rambling house on a mountain with her husband, Phil.

Grandview artisan leaves lasting impressions

Brigitte Pasternak spends her professional life in a Grandview-on-Hudson studio attached to her home, pursuing a craft brought to perfection in the Middle Ages.

Lack of funds paints bleak picture for Ulster arts

Ulster County has long been a magnet for people who crave creative ferment as much as a connection with nature.

Arts funding at risk

“The arts lost 8 percent of America’s philanthropic pie over the last five to seven years,” Dutchess County Arts Council President Benjamin Krevolin said.

Derby lets the good times roll

George and Nancy Donskoj are among the small core of artists who moved to Kingston’s waterfront Rondout district 20 years ago when it was a forgotten urban wasteland and built it into a vibrant arts community.

Art for another art’s sake

“What do you do with a master’s in art?” Nino Novellino asks.

Final site of public sculpture hinges on city’s redevelopment

The artwork has been chosen, now that all awaits is a place and time.

Arts council rebrands with dramatic flair

The blowing of trumpets accompanied the dropdown of banners as the Westchester Arts Council, now ArtsWestchester, revealed its new name, logo and creative vision at the Arts Exchange this week.