Kseniya Ostrovska

Kseniya Ostrovska was born in Ukraine and lived in various places throughout the United States before settling down in NYC to complete her studies. Originally focusing on printmaking, she developed an appreciation of line and texture in the natural world, the movement and chaos inherent in natural processes. With the start of the pandemic, Kseniya…

Joan Mentzinger

Joan Mentzinger’s interest in painting developed after high school. Born in Glen Head, NY, Joan worked as a cardiac technician at a Long Island hospital. This is where she discovered the magnificent body of work by John Singer Sargent and found herself intrigued by other painters such as John Carlson, Willard Metcalfe, Emile Gruppe and…

Sunil Howlader

Sunil’s style is semi-abstract expressionism, combining the beauty of the natural world with the expressive elements of abstraction.  This style gives him the freedom to add emotions, feelings and ideas to what he sees and express them using meaningful lines, forms and colors.  He uses bold strokes, bubbles and scribbles to represent the emotional activities of the…

John Reinhardt

John Reinhardt was born in NYC and traveled throughout Vermont and nearby states growing up.  In the 1980’s, he settled on the N.Y. side of the Berkshires in Columbia County where he has lived ever since and has his studio. John studied art and painting techniques over the years with multiple instructors both of regional…

Art Reception and Musical Performance

Join us Friday, August 26, 2022 at 6- 8 PM for an evening of art and musical performance by Reese Fulmer and The Carriage House Band! This reception features the Summer Hues exhibition with artists Rinaldo Skalamera, Mireille Duchesne, Kim Do and Anne Johann. The show will also include new works by American Romanticist artist,…

Art, Music & Friends featuring Anthony Michael

Join us Saturday, May 28, 2022 at 4 – 6 pm for an afternoon of art and musical performance by Saxophonist, Anthony Michael! Saxophonist, Anthony Michael plays mostly as a solo performer covering several musical genres including Smooth Jazz, Traditional Jazz, Classic R&B, Soul, Pop, Bossa Nova and 50’s Instrumentals. He currently sits in with…

Christine Frisbee

“To paint is to show a secret part of who you are.” As a child, Christine Frisbee was enthralled with art. Coming from a large family, the environment in which we live and how we live our lives is of upmost importance in Christine’s mind. She is conscious of how we speak and react to…

Naomi Blum

For Abstract Expressionist painter Naomi Blum, landscapes have been the major subject of her paintings. Naomi’s inspiration stems from the natural beauty and wilderness of the Catskills. Naomi received a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Painting and Art Education from the College of New Rochelle. Her shows have ranged from a solo exhibition at…

Barry DeBaun

Barry DeBaun was born in Brooklyn, NY, raised in Long Island and then moved to the Catskills at age ten, where he still resides. With the beauty of the mountains surrounding him and his early exposure to the ocean, his inspiration comes from his love of nature. Poetic landscapes, sensitive figures, realistically rendered still life…

H.M. Saffer II

Born in Pennsylvania, H.M. Saffer II launched his career by exhibiting his art at a public art show at the tender age of six. Upon graduation from Temple University in 1965, he traveled to Paris, France to enroll in graduate economics courses. Concurrently, HM’s path took a different twist, as he soon leveraged his musical talent…