Art about Town
NBT Bank,Clifton Park
May-June, Eva Loucks
November-December, still open
SOLO SHOW 2019 - FEATURED ARTWORK BY KAREN WOODIN
ZION LUTHERAN CHURCH
OPENING RECEPTION : MAY 19th from 9:30 am to noon
Address: 153 Nott Terrace, Schenectady, NY 12308
Phone: (518) 374-1811
SSAS Members Eva Marie Loucks, Karen Woodin and Jean Skanes have paintings on display at the National Bottle Museum in Ballston Spa through May 18.
SSAS member Kristine Kelly is having a one person show of her abstract mixed media landscapes June through August at the offices of the Mohawk Hudson Land Conservancy in Delmar NY. The Conservancy is dedicated to the acquisition and preservation of natural resources / land in the Capital region. Kristine’s show is “Our Beautiful Land”.
Saturday, May 4th - Clifton Park Senior Community Center 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon – Karen will demonstrate her oil painting techniques 12:00 noon to 1:00 p.m. – break for lunch (not provided) 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. – guided instruction Workshop price is $60 for members, $70 for non-members, (made out to SSAS). Limited to 14 participants. To reserve your space mail your check to: SSAS, PO Box 1536, Clifton Park, NY 12065. No reservations without payment, no refunds. We will be sending out a supply list to registered participants. If you don’t have painting supplies (Karen will guide you with oils or acrylics), you can purchase a basic kit from Karen for $10.
Forget to Pay Your SSAS Annual Dues?
SSAS membership fees are $30 for adults and $15 for students and are due on January 1. Please mail your check to SSAS, PO Box 1526, Clifton Park NY 12065. NOTE: Dues must be paid before members can display their works at any SSAS sponsored venue.
First Friday Presentation at Grooms Tavern - April 5th at 7:00 p.m.
Please plan to join us at Grooms Tavern, 290 Sugar Hill Rd, Rexford, NY 12148, for a SSAS presentation that will include our history, a slideshow, and our vision for the future of our organization. Several of our artists will be demonstrating and answering questions, and there will be artwork on display. Questions or want to volunteer to help? Contact Jean Skanes by replying to this email.
Venues and Displays
We have a lot of venues and need a lot of artists to display! Check out the list on our website. Please consider signing up to show your work - some of the venues only need 2 pieces of artwork. For some of the larger spaces, sign up for a partial show and let us know how many pieces you have - we will find others to share the space. Don’t be shy!!! Sign up sheets will be available at the March meeting.
Upcoming Local Show Opportunities
There are two shows coming up in The JRM Artists’ Space at the National Bottle Museum in Ballston Spa.
“The Family Showcase” - Entry deadline March 30, 4:00pm. Show on display April 5 thru May 18
and is open to 2 or more artists from the same family (spouses, parents, siblings, cousins, children, grandparents, etc. or any combination of). $30 per family for up to 6 pieces of art total, any medium, any size. All art must be “gallery ready” to hang or display. 30% commission on sales.
“Art of The Bottle II" - Entry deadline May 25, 4:00pm. Show on display May 31 thru July 13 and is open to any art which uses or depicts bottles in some form or function. This show coincides with the National Bottle Museum sponsored 40th Annual Saratoga Bottle Show on June 2. $25 for up to 4 pieces of art, any medium, any size. All art must be “gallery ready” to hang or display. 30% commission on sales.
Check their website next week for an application and more details: http://nationalbottlemuseum.org/the-jan-rutland-artists-space/
The Ballston Spa Public Library will host “A Road Less Traveled: Landscapes Through Life”, a juried Art Show to be held at the Library May – June, 2019. This is a juried show of two-dimensional work, including oil and acrylic paintings, watercolor, drawing and works on paper, and mixed media. No photography or digital imagery. No entry fee, cash prizes. Entry deadline is March 29th.
More details: https://bspl.sals.edu/a-road-less-traveled-art-show-information/