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Milton Glaser: Spending eternity in Woodstock

Milton Glaser: Spending eternity in Woodstock

On June 26, the day of his birth, Milton Glaser, international superstar of graphic design, artist, gourmet, educator extraordinaire, and Woodstocker for more than 60 years, died of a stroke. He was 91. His wife and constant companion Shirley was at his side. Milton died in New York City, where he was born.

Arts notes (6/3/20)

Arts notes (6/3/20)

Topics include: Hudson River Skywalk grant; No Ulster County Fair; Bard postpones Boulanger fest; Oblong Books author event; Kingston Annual 2020 arts exhibition seeks entries.

Love flies to hospitals

Love flies to hospitals

New Paltz artist Ryan Cronin’s #lovecanfly campaign honors essential workers across the globe by sharing his creation, “Love Can Fly” in partnership with #foundersgive, an initiative. Since March, #Foundersgive says it has delivered over a million products to help to feed 38 New York City hospitals.

Register now for free virtual photography workshops for teens

Register now for free virtual photography workshops for teens

The first series, offered last fall, was a tremendous success, culminating with public exhibitions where the young participants – novices all – were actually able to sell some of their work. A new eight-week series got underway Wednesday, April 29, taught entirely via Zoom classes. And while some of the slots are reserved for youth on probation or otherwise identified as at-risk by the Restorative Justice Center, enrollment in the course is open to anyone in the county aged 14 to 18.

Roost Studios announces contest winners

Roost Studios announces contest winners

Roost Studios has announced the winners of its student art exhibit. Roost’s mission is to build community through the arts. The 2020 winners are Katie Tiley, Emma Hines, Amanda Greenfield and Erin Dougherty. The winners received a $250 cash award.

Amy Cohen pandemic pastime

Amy Cohen pandemic pastime

With the pandemic forcing the closure of the Groovy Blueberry in New Paltz, Amy Cohen hasn’t had this much time in 30 years. With most economic activity shuttered to slow the spread of this coronavirus, Cohen has made over a hundred paintings and sold several.