Featured Artists2022-05-02T16:21:52-04:00


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 of inspiration for his oil paintings. “Knowledge means ‘thinking about art’ and this happens when I read art history, study old paintings, or abstractly dream about a concept and try […]

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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 had all uprooted their lives and asked them to examine how that transition of space affected them and their work. Each artist produced a “suitcase” to use as a container […]

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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 be on display from December 10, 2022, through January 8, 2023, at Art Gallery 71 In Rhinebeck, NY – the artist-owned and operated cooperative that is host to 23 area […]

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