Artisans Guild Show and Sale Continues in Beacon

Proceeds benefit Beacon High School artist prize

Hand local artists a bag of blank compact discs, a few feet of old oak fencing, a stash of vintage fabric scraps, some foraged pine cones and birch twigs and get ready for some surprises just in time for holiday gift giving.

Hudson Valley Artisans Guild members transformed raw materials that others may have relegated to the scrap heap into items like a barn owl to hang in a window, a jewelry box for treasured jewels, a log cabin quilt, a birch-branch Christmas tree complete with ornaments and a large diameter pine cone wreath fit for the White House.

Through Dec. 28, visitors to The Lofts at Beacon at 18 Front St. may view these upcycled works and the work of other guild members. Visitors will find drawings and photographs of local scenes and attractions like the Walkway Over the Hudson, Sloop Clearwater and Mount Beacon. Local jewelers and fiber artists are also exhibiting at this show and sale.

The show was planned to benefit a Beacon High School artist. The Hudson Valley Artisans Guild will grant a best artistic expression award to a Beacon High School student whose artwork will be selected from submissions to the January show at The Lofts at Beacon.

Hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday.

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