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Linda Montano’s ‘Art/Life Instructions’

Linda Montano’s ‘Art/Life Instructions’

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.”

Tony Moore’s sculpture at WAAM

Tony Moore’s sculpture at WAAM

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.

Habitat for Artists: A place to work

Habitat for Artists: A place to work

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.

Songwriter Jules Shear loves the quiet

Songwriter Jules Shear loves the quiet

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.

Oscar Buitrago and the Guild’s In the AiR

Oscar Buitrago and the Guild’s In the AiR

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.”