January 4 - February 4, 2023
Featuring: Chris Mays and Jim Fenzel
Chris Mays creates rustic and artistic furniture and cabinetry. He teams up with watercolor painter, Tracie Doerner who paints nature scenes on some of his creations. Chris founded his studio, Vine Valley Rustics in Middlesex, NY, several years ago. He utilizes a variety of woods in his cabinetry and tables inlcuding maple, cherry and ash and often incorporates other natural materials to produce truly unique work. His favorite species is black walnut ... "It's just a very stable wood - I love the deep chocolate colors, I love the browns."
Jim Fenzel is a Connecticut based painter who uses bold color, crisp lines, and geometric shapes to depict architecture from urban to rural, grand to mundane. A fromer English teacher, Fenzel takes some rules ("Omit needless words") and philosophies (such as Hemingway's "iceberg theory" of omission) which he taught in class and applies them to his compositions using a straightforward style with pop art elements. Fenzel earned a Master of Architecture degree from Pratt Institute in 2011. His work appears throughout New England and he is a 2022 Annex member of the Fountain Street Gallery in Boston.
Exhibit: "Art in the Abstract"
February 7 - March 11, 2023
Exhibit Reception: SUNDAY, February 12, 2023, 3 - 5 pm
Featuring: Robin McCondichie and Brian O'Neill
Exhibit: "Green Horizons"
March 14 - April 15, 2023
Exhibit Reception: FRIDAY, March 17, 2023 5-7pm
Featuring: Kathy Armstrong and Kathy Bolin
Exhibit: "Student Show"
April 14 - April 28, 2023
Exhibit Reception: FRIDAY, April 21, 6-8pm
Featuring work by Junior and Senior High School Students of Dundee, Marcus Whitman and Penn Yan districts
Exhibit: "The Journey"
May 2 - June 10, 2023
Exhibit Reception: FRIDAY, May 5, 5 to 7 pm
Featuring: Nancy Lane and Bill Finewood
Nancy Lane has been involved in the arts all her life. She spent 30 years as an illustrator of award-winning picture books that celebrate the human-animal bond. Several years ago she returned to oil painting and began painting outdoors. Whether in the field or in the studio, the subjects she chooses to paint are about empathy for nature and animals. The picture book "A Warbler's Journey" by acclaimed author Scott Weidensaul was released May 14, 2022. To accompany his story about a tiny warbler migrating across the northern hemisphere, Nancy Lane created 17 large oil paintings featuring the changing landscapes and helpful people she encounters on her journey north. The exhibit will feature the images she has created for the book.
Inspiration for Bill's work comes from many places, including where he lives, works, and plays. Living in the Finger Lakes region allows him to view unique landscapes, architecture, and technologies. His summers feature respite in Northwestern Montana, where plenty of wildlife and spectacular landscapes influence his paintings and drawings.
Exhibit: "Mini Masterpieces"
June 13 - 24, 2023
Exhibit Reception: FRIDAY, June 16, 2023 5 to 7 pm.
Featuring work by ACYC Exhibiting Artists in "miniature" at bargain prices.
Exhibit: "Art in the Fingerlakes"
June 27 - August 5, 2023
Exhibit Reception: FRIDAY, June 30, 2023 5 to 7 pm
Featuring the ACYC Artist of the Year, Ginny Deneka and Ileen Kaplan
Exhibit: "Juried Show"
August 8 - September 16, 2023
Exhibit Reception and Awards: FRIDAY, August 11, 5 - 7 pm
Featuring two dimensional works selected by a professional judge of artists from around the nation.
Exhibit: "The Guild Show"
September 19 - October 28, 2023
Exhibit Reception and Awards: FRIDAY, September 22, 5 - 7 pm
Featuring the creations of members of the Yates County Art Guild
October 31 - January 2, 2024
Exhibit Reception and Awards: FRIDAY, November 4, 5 - 7 pm
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