10 Hudson Valley artists collect art into books

RiverWinds Gallery at 172 Main St. in Beacon presents ArtBooks, a collection of books by 10 Hudson Valley artists who have pulled together their artwork and their thoughts to create collections in books. The show includes the artists’ books and framed artwork from the books. The artists’ reception is Saturday, March 14, 5 to 8 p.m. The show runs through April 4, 2015.

Photograph of the Hudson River by Mary Ann Glass
Photograph of the Hudson River by Mary Ann Glass

Featured in the show are Lori Adams’ Little Flowers With Big Attitudes, containing close-up photography of small flowering plants; Johanna Altman’s photos of the animal life at Horsemen Trail Farm; Marika Blossfeldt’s Essential Nourishment — Recipes from My Estonian Farm, a book of recipes and photographs; Virginia Donovan’s Comforting — 98 Ways to Help a Loved One Through a Serious Illness; Mary Ann Glass’ Roman Walls, Chiaroscurio and River Reverie (photos taken with her iPhone and enhanced with phone apps); Linda T. Hubbard’s As a Crow Flies series of Hudson River aerial photographs made into a book; Galina Krasskova’s Numinous Places, depicting how she learned to root herself and find joy in the world; Eric Lindbloom’s Salt Grass, close-up studies of Cape Cod salt marsh grass; Franc Palaia’s Polaroids and Nightlife, 78 color plates of wall paintings of Rich Hambton; and Amy Wilson’s coloring book, Harrietta and Henry Visit Beacon, NY.

Franc Palaia's polaroid, "Colleoni by Verrocchio, Venice" 
Franc Palaia’s polaroid, ”Colleoni by Verrocchio, Venice”

For more information, visit riverwindsgallery.com or call 845-838-2880. Gallery hours are Wednesday through Monday noon to 6 p.m. and Beacon Second Saturday noon to 9 p.m.

Photos courtesy RiverWinds Gallery

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