Collects art supply donations for school children
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.