FEATURING TALENTED LOCAL ARTISTS
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 uses to describe his childhood is “precarious.” Growing up on an isolated dairy farm in central Massachusetts, he became accustomed to physical work – feeding cows, harrowing fields, and haying. […]
THE ARTIST, KATHLEEN KUCKA IN HER FALLS VILLAGE STUDIO
The first time I met the artist, curator and gallery owner Kathleen Kucka was at a dinner at The White Hart in Salisbury, CT. I overheard her describing her artistic process, which involved using hot objects to burn canvas. I was immediately intrigued yet couldn’t quite understand how it worked – wouldn’t it just look like a scorched mess? I knew about Kucka’s gallery “Furnace” in Falls Village, whose name suddenly made sense to me, and I asked if I could visit her studio.
SUSAN BEE BECKONS US INTO THE UNKNOWN
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 intention to support artists and build community. These past few years have brought about upheaval and changes for most everyone. For their upcoming show, The Familiar Unknown, Muskat and Knoll […]