The Artful Mind June 2010

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The Artful Mind June 2010 Edition



    Berkshire Artzine





    View Across the Housatonic24 x 30 Oil

    Opening receptionSaturday, August 7, 1-5 pmLenox Gallery of Fine ArtBERKSHIRE LANDSCAPES

    SCHANTZ GALLERIESc o n t e m p o r a r y g l a s s

    3 elm street stockbridge, ma


    Dinosaur53 x 21 x 8

    Maestrofeaturing the

    Glass Sculpture of

    Lino Tagliapietra

    through August 20th


  • MUSEUMS & GALLERIESAPE GALLERY126 Main Street, Northampton, MA 413.586.5553Three local fiber artists and a photographer present a show about thehistory and process of fiber art at the APE Gallery from June 8 to26 with an opening reception on Friday, June 11 from 5 to 8pm.The artists host a discussion Saturday, June 19 from 11am to 1pm.Artists include Carly Goss, Kathryn Greenwood Swanson, Christal-ena Hughmanick and Brendan Murtaugh.

    BERKSHIREART GALLERY80 Railroad St, Gt Barrington, MA 528-2690www.berkshireartgallery.com19th and early 20th Century American & European art and sculp-ture, contemporary artists

    BERKSHIREART KITCHENCREATIVITY / CONNECTION / CHANGE400 Main St, Gt Barrington, MA 413-717-0031 www.berkshireartkitchen.comThe Berkshire Art Kitchen is an artist-run social experiment com-mitted to cooking up creativity, connection and change.Our vision is to create unique opportunities for personal enrichmentand positive social change through meaningful engagement in art,activism and advocacy. We invite you to join the experiment.BAK is open most weekends Friday - Sunday 12 - 5and by appointment or good fortune on any other day.

    CARRIE HADDAD GALLERY622 Warren St, Hudson, NY 518-828-1915DOTS, LINES AND FIGURES an exhibit featuring paintings byJeff Briggs and Ben Shecter, works in mixed media by Donise Eng-lish, and the bronze sculptures of Michael McLaughlin will be onview at the Carrie Haddad Gallery until July 5.

    CARYHOUSE GALLERYSALEMART WORKS19 Cary Lane, Salem NY 518 854 7674 / www.salemartworks.orgDonna Wynbrandt: Solo Exhibit: a new series of portraits whichwill be on display in the Cary House Gallery from June 11 27.The portraits are part of a series that Donna has been painting ofresidents in the local area over the last two years. The exhibitionreception will be 4-7pm, Saturday June 19th. Cary House GalleryOpen Hours: Tuesday to Sunday, 10am 5pm

    OLD CHATHAM COUNTRY STORE CAF GALLERYVillage Square, Old Chatham New YorkAbby Salsbury will have an exhibit of her monoprints, etchings andmixed media during the month of June. Insects, Soup Tureens andOther Strange Realities - prints and mixed media and will be onview from June 4 through June 30 with an opening reception tomeet the artist on Sunday afternoon, June 6 from 3 5 p.m.

    CHURCH STREET ART GALLERY34 Church St, Lenox, MA 637-9600Significant folk art pieces. Also works by David Eddy,Paul Graubard, Paul Jarvis and Larry Zingale.(Fri-Mon, 11am-4:30pm or by appointment)

    CRIMI STUDIOLocated 2 miles from theAncram/Hudson exit of the Taconic StateParkway. Viewing by appointment 518-851-7904July exhibition of oil paintings at Gallery at B &GWines, Hillsdale,NY. Paintings of rich color and form. Crimi studio in idyllic set-ting.

    DONMULLER GALLERY40 Main St, Northampton, MA 586-1119Beautiful American crafts, jewelry and glass, more

    FERRIN GALLERY437 North St, Pittsfield, 413-442-1622SUSAN MIKULA: American Vale: Recent PhotographsSolo exhibition of new work. Exhibition: June 26th throughAugust1st. Reception: Saturday, June 26th from 4-6pm

    THE ECLIPSE MILLGALLERY243 Union Street, North Adams, MA The Third Annual Berkshire Salon, May 21 through June 20, 2010.Opening Reception: Friday, May 21, 6 to 8 PM

    GLORIA MALCOLM ARNOLD FINE ARTUpstairs at 69 Church St, Lenox, MA 637-2400Realistic art that never goes out of style, artwork that evokes themood and memories of yesterday. Rotating exhibitions of scratch-board by Lois I. Ryder and oils and watercolors by Gloria MalcolmArnold. Open year round.

    HUDSON VALLEY ARTS CENTER337 Warren St, Hudson, NY 800-456-0507 Regional and nationally-known artisans

    JOHN DAVIS GALLERY362 1/2 Warren St., Hudson, New York Andrew Dunnill, New Work

    LAUREN CLARK FINE ART GALLERY402 Park St, Housatonic, MA 274-1432www.LaurenClarkFineArt.comUNWILTED, UNPROCESSED, UNCONVENTIONALFOUR NEWLY PICKED GARDEN-FRESH ARTISTSAbby DuBow, Joan Ciolfi, Lorraine Klagsbrun, Susan DibbleMay 29 through July 4. Reception for the ArtistsSaturday, May 29 5-8pmFine art and contemporary crafts and framing service.(Open Wed-Mon 11-5:30, Sun Noon-4, year-round)

    MARGUERITE BRIDE STUDIOwww.margebride.comCustom House and Business Portraits, Local Color, watercolorscenes of the Berkshires, New England and Tuscany. Original wa-tercolors and Fine Art Reproductions. Visit website for exhibitschedule

    PARK ROW GALLERY2 Park Row, Chatham, NY 518-392-4800Local Legend Roger Mason Exhibits Paintings at Park Row Gallery"Light and Astigmatism," a solo exhibition of oil paintings by RogerMason will be on view at Park Row Gallery in Chatham, NY fromJune 11th - July 31st. Reception Saturday, July 10, 4pm-6pm, andthe public is cordially invited to attend.

    RUTH KOLBERTFRONT SREET GALLERY 413-274-6607 Front Street, Housatonic, MA. 413-229-0380Friends, Artists & Special Places will be on exhibit at Front StreetGallery May 19 through June 12.Gallery open Fridays 1 5 pm,Saturday and Sunday 12 5pm, and / or by appointment.

    SCHANTZ GALLERIES3 Elm St, Stockbridge, MA Exhibition Runs: May 20 June 31, 2010Maestro Lino Tagliapietra Feature Exhibition Runs: June 20 August 20, 2010. June 2010 at Schantz Galleries StockbridgeIndividuals & Illuminations: A Survey of Works by Dan DaileyElements of Style: the Art of Linda MacNeil Schantz Galleries ison Elm Street in Stockbridge MA. This location has been one of thenations leading destinations for those seeking premier artists work-ing in glass. Spring gallery hours are daily 11 - 5

    THE LENOX GALLERY OF FINE ART69 Church St, Lenox, MA 413-637-2276 Featuring artists such as Stephen Filmus along with many othersincluding Paula Stern, Sculpture

    WELLES GALLERYWelles Gallery, the Lenox Library, 18 Main Street, Lenox, MA.Featuring two groups of watercolor paintings by Robert U. Taylorfrom June 5- August 14.

    MUSIC, THEATRE AND DANCEASTON MAGNAwww.astonmagna.orgThe Aston Magna Festival celebrates its 38th year with a tasty menuof 17th and 18th century music presented in the Hudson Valley andin the Berkshires (Bard College on Friday evenings at 8pm, andSimons Rock College on Saturday evenings at 6pm.

    BERKSHIRE HILLS CHORUSGladys Allen Brigham Community Center 165 East Street, Pittsfield, MA 413.446.3536is hosting a Girls Night Out On June 15, 2010. BHC is a collectionof women of all ages, who enjoy singing exciting songs in 4-partharmony and a chapter of Sweet Adelines International.Do you find yourself singing in the shower, your car, to your kids,grand-kids or dog? We will be hosting an open Guest Night:Tuesday June 15, 2010, 6:30-8:30pm.Then come check us out! Notonly will you have a fun time, you will leave with a new apprecia-tion for a cappella music! Bring a Friend and Make Tuesday GirlsNight Out!

    BERKSHIRE BACH SOCIETYNew Marlborough Meeting House, Rte 57, New Marlborough, MA tix at door - June 27, 4pm. Kenneth Cooper, artistic director.

    BACH AND FORTH426 Stockbridge Rd, rte 7, Gt Barrington, MA 413-528-9277Fri, Aug 13, 8pm: Bach and Forth. Classical Music in a night clubsetting: dinner, dessert & performance by the American Contem-porary Music Ensemble: Bachs Art of Fugue and Two World Pre-mieres

    BERKSHIRE ART KITCHENCREATIVITY / CONNECTION / CHANGE400 Main St, Gt Barrington, MA 413-717-0031 www.berk-shireartkitchen.comThe Listening Room Series will feature live performances and openjam sessions held on the First Friday of each month. The Open JamSession will allow members of the audience to join in and experi-ment with creating new sounds together just remember to bringyour instruments!

    THE HEVREH ENSEMBLEORIGINAL WORLD CHAMBER MUSICHevreh of Southern Berkshire, 270 State Road, Great Barrington,MA. Reservations: 413-528-6378 / OnThursday July 22 at 8 PM, Hevreh of Southern Berkshire will pres-ent a Gala Fundraiser Concert featuring The Hevreh Ensemble; agroup that performs original World Chamber Music by group mem-ber and composer, Jeff Adler. The members of the ensemble areJeff Adler- Composer, Bass Clarinet, Native American Flutes & Per-cussion; Judith Dansker- Oboe, Oboe Damore, English Horn &Native American Flutes; Laurie Friedman- Clarinet, Native Amer-ican Flutes and Percussion; Adam Morrison- Keyboard.Tickets: $15in advance; $20 at door.

    RUSTED ROOT TO PERFORM AT WEQX FESTIVAL IN ALBANYJuly 3. For details: www.rustedroot.comBeloved for their live performances, Rusted Root hits the groundrunning with a new slew of live dates to support their current releaseStereo Rodeo Their first disc in seven years, Stereo Rodeo fea-tures original members Michael Glabicki (lead vocals, guitar), LizBerlin (vocals, percussion), and Patrick Norman (vocals, bass, per-cussion) are joined on this album by Jason Miller (drums, percus-sion), Colter Harper (guitar), Preach Freedom (percussion) and DirkMiller (guitar).

    THE HEVREH ENSEMBLE- ORIGINAL WORLD CHAM-BER MUSIC270 State Road in Great Barrington, MA 413-528-6378July 22nd at 8:00 PM, Gala Fundraiser Concert featuring TheHevreh Ensemble; a group that performs original WorldChamber Music by group member and composer, Jeff Adler.Tickets: $ 15.00 in Advance / $ 20 at door.

    THE MUSEUM AT BETHEL WOODSBethel, Rte 17, Exit 104, NY bethelwoodscenter.orgThe Story of the 60s and Woodstock. Museum located at the siteof the 1969 Woodstock Festival.

    WORKSHOPS & LECTURESEN PLEIN AIR CLASSES :: DDFA 518-828-2939 / www.ddfagallery.comJoin us at Hidden Pond on Tuesdays in July, Tues. July 6 & 20 paint with HM Saffer, II, Tues. July 13 & 27 draw with MajKalfus, 9:30am-4pm $60 per session includes lunchFor more information or to reserve a space in one of the classes,call: Located in Mid-Columbia County, on a rise in a clearing sur-rounded by trees, Hidden Pond provides a serene environment in abeautiful rural setting just five short miles from Hudson, NY.

    KATE KNAPP FRONT STREET GALLERYHousatonic, MA (next to the Corner Market) 274-6607 www.kateknappartist.comalso ongoing painting classes Mon, Wed & Thurs 9:30am (galleryhrs: Sat & Sun 12-5, and by appt.)

    SABINE VOLLMER VON FALKEN PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOPS413-298-4933Sabine offers outdoor workshops for the advanced amateur pho-tographers in June. Dates are: June 6, 13, 20 and 27, 2010.

    Deadline for calendar listings: JUNE 15 for July




    IS183Water-Colorist, Mel StabinKimberly Rawson 9

    Roger Mason, ArtistStephanie Campbell 14

    Planet Waves AstrologyEric Francis 18

    Bob Crimi, ArtistHarryet Candee


    Greater Backfish RoundupBob Balogh 26

    Architecture & ArcadiaStephen Dietemann 27

    PUBLISHER Harryet Candee COPY EDITOR Marguerite Bride

    PROOFREADER: Rae A. Eastman & Deborah Davis


    CONTRIBUTING WRITERS AND MONTHLY COLUMNISTSBob Balogh, Harryet Candee, Stephen Gerard Dietemann,

    Rae Eastman, Eric Francis, Thaddeus Kubis, Nanci Race, Kimberly Rawson


    Sabine Vollmer von Falken

    DISTRIBUTIONR. Dadook, John Cardillo



    413-528-5628 Deadline for the JUNE issue is MAY 15, 2010

    FYI: Copyright laws in effect throughout The Artful Mind for logo & all graphics including text material. Copyright laws for photographers and writersthroughout The Artful Mind. Permission to reprint is required in all instances

    The Artful Mind June 2010


    Roger Mason, Artistphotographed by Thaddeus Kubis

    Our Art....Our way


    69 Church Street, Lenox, MA 01201 (413) 637-2276over twenty-five artists on two levels open year round - call for hours

    O F F I N E A R T

    paint ings drawings watercolor sculpture mixed media works pastels portrai t commissions of the finest and most charmingprivate galleries in New England.

    An artist may say, Its a Pigment of my imagination.

    IS183 ART SCHOOLADULTART CLASSES AND WORKSHOPSIS183 Art School announces its summer class and workshop

    schedule for adult students including wide range of courses forboth novice and expert artists. Featured classes include a text,stencil and paint collage workshop with gifted artist YuraAdams in late May; a weeklong intensive in June with well-known ceramicist Mary Barringer; an introduction to paper-making course in July and August with talented papermakerMarie-Claude Giroux; and a weekend painting workshop withaward-winning watercolorist Mel Stabin in August. A completelist of courses and registration information is available online. Offering a range of programs for novice and working artists,

    classes are taught by professional artists in a creative, nurturingand inspirational environment at IS183, the Berkshires onlyyear-round community art school. Located half-way between Great Barrington and Pittsfield in

    Interlaken (a village of Stockbridge) IS183 Art School encour-ages people of all ages, means, and skill levels to enrich theirlives through hands-on experience in the visual arts, with year-round programs in ceramics, painting, drawing, photography,fiber arts, sculpture, mixed media. IS183 also offers weekendworkshops for adults; Young Artist programs during school va-cations and in the summer; birthday parties; custom classes;and private lessons. Classes are held during the daytime,evenings and weekends, for all levels from absolute beginnersto professional artists. Needs-based scholarships and work-ex-change opportunities are available.

    For more information, enrollment fees, scholarship oppor-tunities, faculty bios, or to register for classes, please call 413-298-5252, e-mail or visit us online


    JULY 3-5One hundred and seventy-five juried artists and artisans from

    as far as California, Florida, Michigan, and Wisconsin will pres-ent their artwork to thousands of enthusiastic art collectors at the8th annual Berkshires Arts Festival. A wide range of fine artand fine crafts will be on display and for sale in the lush summersetting of Ski Butternut in Great Barrington, MA. Discoverworks from Americas most talented artist...