Sunday, May 27: Linda Mary Montano: 14 Years of Living Art, a new “220-page portable book/archive” charts the Saugerties’ native’s influential endurance performance art from 1984 to 1998 via the groundbreaking feminist artist’s journal writings, tantric tales, essays and interviews, instructions and “Art/Life instructions.”
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Carey Harrison will read Otis Kidwell Burger’s sonnet cycle Love is a Season on Saturday, May 26, at 3 p.m. at the Mescal Hornbeck Community Center, 56 Rock City Road, Woodstock. Copies of the book will be on sale at the reading or can be purchased at the Golden Notebook bookstore.
Tony Moore, the British-born sculptor whose solo show opened May 12 at the Woodstock Artists Association & Museum brings a burly, Cedar Bar-like New York School sense of creativity that’s drawn such adjectives as “heroic,” “confrontational, “elegant,” “minimalist,” “substantial” and even “delicately detailed” to reviews of his work.
“Chekhov wrote for the masses. He wrote wonderful plays that people really enjoyed going to. I wanted to find that spirit in an American version, so American audiences could enjoy it the same way.”
British sculptor Simon Draper founded the Habitat for Artists movement just as the economy was collapsing in 2007/2008. Starting this week, on May 2 to be precise, its small studio built by a team of local creators returns to the Woodstock Artists Association & Museum for its third season of exciting and diverse community engagement projects set to continue through July 29.
The Phoenicia Playhouse takes on Moon Over Buffalo from May 4 through 20, Fridays through Sundays, with direction by the theater’s artistic director Michael Koegel.
Shear ended up writing two hit songs, “All Through the Night,” performed by Cyndi Lauper, and “If She Knew What She Wants,” by the Bangles. A total of 11 of his songs have made the top 100 either here or abroad, including his own recording of “Steady,” which made it to number 57 on the U.S. chart. He continues to write and record his music and has been living in Woodstock since the 1980s.
In digital photography, images receive extensive post-production. The possibilities are endless, though the farther one goes in that direction, the more one becomes a manipulator of images rather than a creator. Limiting one’s self to older methods means focusing on the fundamentals of lighting and composition.
John Cuneo, the renowned illustrator and cartoonist known for his New Yorker and Esquire work who’s created the Woodstock Film Festival’s 2018 poster, has a distinctive line.
Oscar Buitrago, of the New York City law firm world and Woodstock, has found great excitement, as well as something apropos to his local ties, in his curating work for the new exhibit opening at the Kleinert/James Arts Center this Saturday, April 7, entitled “In the AiR: Byrdcliffe Artists in Residence 2017.”