Artist reception with Basha Maryanska on Second Saturday

RiverWinds Gallery at 172 Main St. in Beacon presents City Dreams, paintings by Beacon artist Basha Maryanska. There is an artist reception 5 to 8 p.m. on Jan. 10, (Beacon Second Saturday). This show runs through Feb. 8.

Maryanska transforms space, light and shadows, shapes and movements into compositions that look like mysterious landscapes. Her colors vibrate and have texture that portrays light and air with a magical transparency. Her New York cityscapes capture the tempo and magic of the city.

She has exhibited her art around the world since obtaining her MFA at Academy of Fine Arts in Gdansk, Poland, in 1979. She has received awards for her numerous group and solo shows in media ranging from painting, sculpture, installation, fiber art and performance to photography and graphics.

RiverWinds Gallery is open noon to 6 p.m. Wednesday through Monday (Beacon Second Saturday noon to 9 p.m.). For more information, visit their website,, or call 845-838-2880.

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