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Alison Marra

Alison Marra

Alison Marra is an abstract painter and mixed media artist whose work investigates themes of cultural femininity and the natural environment. Additionally, she volunteers and holds residencies in several local elementary schools to guide children in accessing and trusting their personal creative voices. Alison lives with her husband and two daughters in Yonkers, NY.   […]

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Antonio Alvarez

Antonio Alvarez

A painter paints in spite of himself, out of necessity for his spirit to survive gracefully and without regrets. There is not a worse painting than the one that was thought of but never executed. When I arrived in the USA (a very young man, then) I had been practicing both Literature and Painting with […]

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Carol Perron Sommerfield

Carol Perron Sommerfield

“If I create from the heart, nearly everything works; if from the head, almost nothing.” Marc Chagall I took a 34 year break from art as I pursued a successful career as a corporate executive. I returned to painting in 2010. As I picked up my paintbrushes again, I realized that my art was not […]

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Chloe Sikirica

Chloe Sikirica

Chloe Sikirica obtained her Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Painting from SUNY New Paltz, NY and her Master of Fine Arts Degree in Studio Art and Art Education from New York University. Throughout her education organic shapes inspired her and forms found in nature and has maintained this in her current work. She is […]

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Ellen Crane

Ellen Crane

SAT only  My lifelong interest in movement and background in dance have inspired me to explore various methods for expressing kinetic energy in still photographs. My preferred method is to leave my camera shutter open for a fairly long duration and to almost draw images with a moving camera. This approach incorporates spontaneity and chance. […]

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Ellen Hopkins Fountain

Ellen Hopkins Fountain

I love to paint. I am drawn irresistibly to the landscape, to its forms and colors and particularly its light, which varies so dramatically throughout the day and throughout the seasons. Beauty is always an important consideration. I cannot paint a subject unless I see something beautiful in it, something that makes me grateful to […]

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Emily Kotchen

Emily Kotchen

Mark-making is, for me, a meditative state. I love manipulating materials—both conventional and unorthodox. No matter whether I am working in paint or pencil, with thread or with found objects, my goal is to create moments of deep feeling—often inspired by the passing of time and my own childhood memories—through an economy of shapes and […]

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Evan Read

Evan Read

I work with simple geometric pattern, primarily in the form of inkjet prints. The most recent series begun about two years ago is built around dashed lines that I relate to both diagrammatic lines and stitching. These recent pieces are printed on thin Japanese papers that lend them a distinctive subtle texture and color. http://www.evanread.net […]

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Josefa Mulaire

Josefa Mulaire

I make images which seem at first glance to be innocent. My aesthetics are revisionistic, naive, as if bent through the lens of a five-year-old. EXHIBITIONS SELECTED SOLO SHOWS Cuts, POSTMASTER GALLERY, New York, NY Cuts, VISUAL STUDIES WORKSHOP, Rochester, NY Cuts, BIG IMPORTANT TOWN, Syracuse, NY My American Son, ART SPACE, Richmond, Va DONALD […]

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Katerina	Spilio

Katerina Spilio

I am interested in visual subjects exploring authenticity and identity, feminism and destruction. I am curious about the constructs of creativity in bilingual cultures and the limits of language in different cultures. I am disturbed by injustice, and my response was to create a depiction of language’s potential ambiguities. Language is power, and lack of […]

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Kit Demirdelen

Kit Demirdelen

I am an artist living in Hastings on Hudson, NY, in the beautiful Hudson River Valley. I studied art at Bennington College and I have an MA in art therapy. Besides working on my own artwork in my studio, I work with children with special needs making art through grants with local museums. I have […]

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Kristin Javier

Kristin Javier

I have always been drawn to the ancient art of mosaic, perhaps because I find great beauty in brokenness. The light refracted through tiny shards of glass and those fragments painstakingly surrendered one by one, can together evoke a certain harmony and wholeness. Even though I begin with a vision that is uniquely mine, I […]

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Lea Carmichael

Lea Carmichael

I love to work in many media and genres, often more than one at the same time. The process of making absorbs me. The feel of paper, paint, pencil and brush delights me. I feel lucky that my occupation is work and play at the same time. I recently published “The Migraine Book”, a collection […]

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Madeline Wilson

Madeline Wilson

Artist Statement • Broken Threads A sewing station in a textile mill sits abandoned but intact, as if the worker walked out mid-shift and never returned. You can picture her sitting there; you can see the color choices she made in gathering her work materials. Christmas decorations sit idly on a desk as though waiting […]

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Marisa Silverstein

Marisa Silverstein

Folded paper and mosaic are, at first glance, quite distinct media. Yet they both play with pattern and repetition, geometry and rhythm. Pieces come together to create a puzzle, often unexpectedly. Light and shadow interact to create a deeper, more complex image. My work in paper and mosaic is mathematical and meditative, feeding needs that […]

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Meg Lindsay

Meg Lindsay

For over 40 years, a painter fascinated by the subtleties of color and light, interested in conveying more than what is apparent on the surface, shown in museums and galleries. This year a literary press has published a book of her poems about the process/emotions of creating: available on Amazon or finishinglinepress.com, search for – […]

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Richard Zane Ross

Richard Zane Ross

Richard discovered the appeal of using his hands to shape an object into a poetic and emotional representation many years ago. However, drawing and painting came first in the second grade, when his teacher displayed his exemplary painting of a Fire Chief’s car in the front of the class. Lead eventually to years of drawing […]

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Robert Inglis

Robert Inglis

Shapes, colors, and textures transition from concept to canvas in this new series of abstract paintings. Conscious effort and good bounces helped realize my artistic vision. I’m personally thrilled to present this work so soon after completion. And I greatly appreciate use of Dominick Lopriore’s pop up studio at 603 Warburton Avenue in Hastings-on-Hudson to […]

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Stephanie Buck

Stephanie Buck

 My world is of earth and spirit. Nature is at once a deep source of inspiration, and a comforting healer. More than anything, the quality of light which radiates from and about the subject is what I am moved to capture. I try to express the essence – the spirit of a place, a person, […]

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Susan Rowe Harrison

Susan Rowe Harrison

Susan Rowe Harrison makes drawings and site-specific installations for private, commercial, and alternative settings. She prefers to work in the architecture of the everyday—on the walls, windows, and doors that often go unnoticed or ignored until she leaves abstract traces in an explosion of color, natural light or, text. Her work is as likely to […]

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Tim Duch

Tim Duch

It’s been two years since my last studio tour and during that time I’ve continued to paint improvisations, some more figurative than others. I’ve also revisited sculpture with a series of small scale works, often humorous. In addition I continue to fabricate woodworking projects for fun and profit. This year Jazz Forum will be hosting […]

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