Balance Amidst Uncertainty

“Throughout my life, the best things have happened because I took a risk, not a foolhardy risk, but one that was necessary or calculated. So although we might want a direct path, a clear destination, we must be careful not to be overly cautious.” – Steven Careau

The word that the artist Steven Careau most often […]

By |2023-06-03T14:25:51-04:00June 3rd, 2023|Featured Artist|


On May 4 Bernay Fine Art will open The Familiar Unknown, curated by Sue Muskat Knoll and Phil Knoll and featuring 25 artists from the Hudson Valley, Berkshires, and New York City. 

Behind every endeavor, whether it is selling art or curating shows, Sue Muskat Knoll and Phil Knoll’s process always begins with the […]

By |2023-05-05T22:20:48-04:00April 5th, 2023|Featured Artist|

John Harney Keeps It Simple

The first thing John Harney said to me when I arrived at Provisions for our interview was, “I want you to know that I’m an amateur and there are much better photographers than me.” He then insisted on paying for my coffee, and after warmly greeting the […]

By |2023-03-02T15:19:24-05:00March 2nd, 2023|Featured Artist|

Living in the Real World

Artist John Morra arrived in the Hudson Valley about two decades ago with two pugs in tow. He soon took up residence and set up a studio in an old church in Stuyvesant where he currently lives with his wife Isabelle Bosquet-Morra – a floral designer who initially hails from France.

Knowledge and experience are sources […]

By |2023-01-07T11:02:42-05:00January 6th, 2023|Featured Artist|

Ryan Frank Likes His Space

I first met the visual artist Ryan Frank last summer during a show titled Baggage at the Icehouse Project Space in Sharon, CT. The concept of the show stemmed from the great shift of people from their lives in New York City to the Hudson Valley and elsewhere. Baggage featured works by 18 artists who […]

By |2023-01-25T11:33:39-05:00January 6th, 2023|Featured Artist|

Art Exploration: Mary Belliveau

Artist Mary Belliveau has spent the last few decades globe-trotting to destinations around the world. She arrived behind her easel for a professional career as an artist later in life, after raising her children and enjoying a career in healthcare. “I’ve always been curious. My father was a traveler,” said artist Mary Belliveau.

Her work will […]

By |2022-12-01T10:56:16-05:00December 1st, 2022|Featured Artist|

Alden “Trevor” McWilliams

Alden “Trevor” McWilliams grew up as a faculty child on the Millbrook School campus in Millbrook, NY. His artistic expression was influenced by his grandfather, a professional illustrator, as well as his father who taught photography, drawing, and printmaking. Trevor’s love for the visual arts was solidified on trips to New York City’s museums, viewing […]

By |2022-11-10T23:18:00-05:00November 9th, 2022|Featured Artist|

Frances Palmer

Reading Frances Palmer’s brilliant Life in the Studio, published in 2020, was for me three parts exhilaration, one part exhaustion. The good kind. It may look like a modestly sized, more-of-same coffee table book, but it emphatically is not. It is a treatise creativity and inspiration as the subtitle announces, a manual on technique, a […]

By |2022-11-09T18:45:11-05:00November 9th, 2022|Featured Artist|
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