RiverWinds Gallery Hosts Reception and Gift Feast

Collects art supply donations for school children

RiverWinds The Holiday Store (Photo courtey of RiverWinds)

RiverWinds The Holiday Store (Photo courtey of RiverWinds)

RiverWinds Gallery Buone Feste – a feast of holiday gifts, made by more than 50 Hudson Valley artists, is open now through the year’s end. There is also an artists’ reception from 5 to 8 p.m. on Dec. 14, Beacon Second Saturday.

RiverWinds is collecting art supplies for Beacon elementary school children. The donation deadline is Dec. 18. On wish lists: cake tempera (round or square); white drawing paper and construction paper; watercolor brushes; soft pastel sets; oil pastel sets (large size sticks); student grade watercolor paper; watercolor pan sets; black Sharpies; self-hardening clay or model magic; good markers; paint; good quality paper; regular crayons; construction paper crayons.

Seasonal offerings include ornaments and wreaths, cards and mystical villages. Gift items include paintings in a variety of mediums including oil, pastel, colored pencil, acrylic, fabric and gilded in a variety of styles and colors; still life images, Hudson Valley landscapes and contemporary work.

Other selections range from photographs to scarves to jewelry of all kinds as well as glass works and sculpture, cookbooks, and a variety of CDs by local artists including the Grammy nomination by Jeff Haynes – Pete Seeger, the Storm King.

Hours are noon to 6 p.m. Wednesday through Monday and noon to 9 p.m. Beacon Second Saturday. RiverWinds Gallery is located at 172 Main St., Beacon. Call 845-838-2880 or visit riverwindsgallery.com.

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