Editor’s be aware: This is the 3rd of 4 sections concerning the Hub Crawl, which usually takes location May 28 and 29.
As artists, we do get the job done that is individual. The annual Chautauqua Lake Erie Artwork Trail Open up Studio and Gallery Tour is an opportunity to visit sites the place we reside and produce. We find inspiration in a person of the most wonderful, picturesque areas of New York State. As you vacation to pay a visit to us, see what we see every single day — verdant vineyards and fields, lush forests, rolling hills, and breathtaking shorelines alongside Lake Erie and Chautauqua Lake.
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There are 24 artists on North Shore Arts Alliance’s Art Path Hub Crawl.
These days, we will aspect 6 artists. Appear for us in up coming weekend’s version.
¯ Susan Gutierrez (Bemus Place Hub – Bemus Stage) — I am an artist living in Jamestown. Chautauqua County has been my residence for in excess of 40 decades. As a result of my artwork I attempt to seize the lifetime and strength that surrounds us. I use generally a palette knife to pay back tribute to the attractiveness that encompasses this area. My paintings are a way to share an encounter a recollection a instant. I hope that my paintings can be a conduit for viewers to recall a memory, stir an emotion, or transport them someplace familiar.
¯ Tom Janik (Thomas Annear Artwork – Fredonia) — Tom is a retired chemistry professor. Together with his occupation in chemistry, Tom has experienced a lifelong interest in photography starting up at the age of 11 with a Brownie camera. Tom’s images is centered on landscapes and the natural globe. Photography has the unique high quality of extracting, revealing and recording the natural beauty that oftentimes goes unnoticed. Tom is impressed by numerous terrific landscape photographers such as Elliot Porter, but also by photographers whose visuals have a graphic art high quality, e.g., Pete Turner. Tom has a modern ebook of Lake Erie photographs accessible to see and/or invest in.
¯ Jessie Simmons (Wayfaring Potter Hub – Fredonia) — Jessie is a full-time studio potter and instructor in Erie, PA keeping a BFA in Ceramics from Alfred University. She is presently the Studio Director at Erie ClaySpace and is a rostered Educating Artist via the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts. Within just equally of these roles, Jessie works to provide top quality artwork experiences to as lots of populations as achievable in the region. Her pots are designed with the intention to convey elegance and joy to the day to day times of dwelling.
¯ Denise Williams (Dwelling Glass Art Gallery – Westfield) — The Living Glass Gallery is now located at 71 East Most important Road, in the stunning historic downtown of Westfield NY. Living Glass Gallery is a proud sponsor of the Chautauqua-Lake Erie Art Path and characteristics primary glass work by artist and proprietor Denise Williams, along with displays of operate by various area artists doing the job in pottery, sea glass jewellery, images, painting, delicate sculpture and ceramic sculpture.
¯ Audrey Kay Dowling (Portage Hill Gallery Hub – Westfield) — I use my perform to express a deep appreciation of the all-natural entire world. Type is gorgeous, shade is enjoyable, movement is visually stimulating, and texture and designs open encourage me to convey myself. I appreciate applying quite a few unique art mediums. I attended SUNY New Paltz in which I acquired my BS in Artwork Training. I also have an MS degree from SUNY Fredonia. I proceed to increase my creative education by numerous ceramic, painting and printmaking workshops. Soon after teaching for 30 decades, I am now a complete time award winning artist and gallery owner of Portage Hill Gallery.
¯ Julie Kleven (Annex 45 – Westfield) — Julie speaks passionately of her initial discovery for portray. Painting experienced after been a life drive. As she recalls, it experienced “faded and was virtually forgotten” for the reason that at “sixty many years old, (I was) legally blind with legs weakened from Numerous Sclerosis.” A person day, even though in Westfield, NY, Julie recalls seeing a vacant setting up off Major Avenue. “I noticed a range to call. I realized that quite next what I was meant to do. It was soon just after that working day, Annex 25 was born.” Julie adds, “energized, I observed a room for celebration, new beginnings for artists…, inspiring the most avid collector – a area to embrace individuality, resourceful expression and soul awakening activities that interact all the senses.”