American Romanticist Master Artist: Barry DeBaun

Barry DeBaun was born in 1956 in Brooklyn, NY, raised in Long Island and moved to the Catskill Mountains when he was ten. Smitten with the ocean in his early years and later by the mountains, Barry’s inspiration as an artist comes from his love of nature. Poetic landscapes, sensitive figures, realistically rendered still life and moody…

Artist Debut: H.M. Saffer II & Rinaldo Skalamera

H.M. Saffer II is an accomplished painter and musician. He leveraged his musical talent performing with notable French stars, and had several hit records. In 1981, HM began to study the art of Japanese brush painting, Sumi-e and traveled to Japan to study with the masters. In Japan, HM adapted his Sumi-e techniques by applying Western styles of painting.…

New Works by Mireille Duchesne

Born in Normandy, France, Mireille grew up surrounded by landscapes made famous by impressionist painters.  She studied at the Lycée of Le Havre, the University of Rouen, and the École des Beau-Arts in Paris. As a young adult, she traveled throughout Europe and Africa before settling in the States. Intense and uplifting, Mireille Duchesne’s new artwork carefully…

then he forgot my name

Set in Youngstown, Ohio, artist producer Susan Copich presents her latest work: “then he forgot my name,” a self-portrait photography series examining decay and mortality in America’s Rust belt, while reflecting on the collective awakening of female power. The series emerged over 3 years while Susan shuttled between her hometown in Ohio and upstate New…

Where Schoharie & West Kill Meet

Kim Do is a New York artist, focused on an observational, painterly connection to the earth, water and sky. Trained in the modernist tradition, Do incorporates abstract expressionism, interaction of color, figure and ground exchange, and a keen awareness of space in his paintings.   His love for painting began at age three, inspired by housepainters who had…

Beauty of the Catskills: New Works by Mara Lehmann

“Nature is all inspiring,” according to artist Mara Lehmann. “To be in the country, among the mountains, trees, and blue sky is magnificent. It’s the beauty before me that I try to capture. Nature is my source of inspiration.” She refers to the Catskills as “a kind of holy ground for artists,” and reveals that what…

Forces of Nature: Sculptures by Lisa Battle

Lisa Battle creates a distinctive style of abstract sculptures by hand-building with stoneware clay. She explores form and line in three-dimensional space, inspired by the elements – earth, fire, water and the patterns created in nature through wind and water erosion, and the graceful arching movements of dance. “In my exploration of form, I pare down these…

Tatiana Rhinevault: The Artist Within

Tatiana Rhinevault was born in Moscow and spent much of her childhood playing in Sokolniki Park, watching artists as they painted, day in and day out. Because of her exposure to Moscow’s many museums, theaters and art studios, the arts played a huge role in her early life and later on, in her paintings. Her older brother,…

Artist Spotlight: Elissa Gore

“The point of the image is to put together something that’s expressive of the emotional observations of the person making the art.” Elissa Gore is a landscape painter who paints from both her observation and memory. In her work, Gore strives to find a feeling of the universal in the natural landscape. She wanted to…

Clouds and Water

Clouds and Water Mireille Duchesne – Solo Spotlight Opening Reception Saturday, March 7, 2020 from 5:00 – 7:00 pm “For as long as I can remember, I always had a pencil or a brush in my hand.  Words have never been my medium, painting is,” reveals Mireille Duchesne, noting that “painting is my passion, my…