Summer Colors: featuring Ilona Sochynsky & Naomi Blum

Ilona Sochynsky’s style progresses from hyper-realism to abstraction. Her early paintings depict recognizable single images with shiny, industrial surfaces but over time, she reconstructs her original works as unique abstract pieces. Sochynsky acknowledges the inevitability of reflection as a developing artist, detailing the intense scrutiny and introspection. Her current works of art represent an attempt to analyze…

Our Summer Story in the Catskills

Summer is filled with memories in the making. Summer Stories are the ones we share with family and friends. They hold the fondest memories about love, adventure and living in the present. Summer holds a special place in our hearts. We invite you to Our Summer Story in the Catskills at Windham Fine Arts.  Our journey begins with Hudson…

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…