VISITING ARTIST PROGRAM
Established in 2012 the Visiting Artist and Community Engagement Program focuses on bringing artists from outside our local community adding even more diversity and enrichment to an already vibrant and active arts community. Artists are selected based on an established career in the field and on his/her experience as an educator and a commitment to community engagement.
PAST VISITING ARTISTS
2012 Melissa Meyer (New York, NY)
2013 Dennis Kardon (New York, NY)
2014 Judy Pfaff (Tivoli, New York)
2016 Sean Scully (NYC, London)
2017 Joel Perlman (NY & Watermill, NY)
Patrick Strzelec (Carversville, PA)
2018 Karen Gunderson (Coxsackie, NY)
2019 Henry Klimowicz (Millerton, NY)
Punto in Aria, textile installation
September 18 - November 7, 2021
2021 VISITING ARTIST - PATRICIA MIRANDA
Patricia Miranda is an artist, educator, independent curator, and founder of the artist projects The Crit Lab and MAPSpace. Miranda has developed education programs for K-12, museums, and institutions, including Franklin Furnace, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, the American Museum of Natural History, and the Smithsonian Institution. Her work has been exhibited at ODETTA Gallery, ABC No Rio, Wave Hill, in NYC; The Newport Art Museum, Newport RI; The Alexey von Schlippe Gallery at UConn Avery Point, Groton, CT; The Cape Museum of Fine Art, Cape Cod MA; and The Belvedere Museum, Vienna Austria.
Saturday, Sept 25, 2021: 2-3:30
Garrison Art Center will host a viewing of the International Organization of Lace "Bobbin Lace Study Box" with the Brooklyn Lace Guild, as part of Punto in Aria visiting artist exhibition with Patricia Miranda.
Saturday, October 23, 2021: 10:30 - 12:30
Crush stones, wasp nests and bugs to make color for paint and dye! This family workshop for children and adults will explore natural dyes for use on paintings and textile. Discover how to forage for color along with basic techniques to create paint, ink and dye from nature.
Adult Workshop: Cochineal and Lace
Saturday, October 23, 2021: 1:30 - 4:30
Participants are encouraged to bring lace and linens to dye with natural colors and sew into a new work for the exhibition, Punto in Aria, with artist Patricia Miranda. The first part of the workshop will focus on basics on natural colors, the second part on sewing and sharing stories about textiles in our family and community.
Sunday, November 7, 2021: 1:00-3:00
This free community workshop will explore historical color and ink making with natural elements such as oak gall and black walnut.
Participants are encouraged to bring lace and linens to dye with natural colors and sew into a new work for the exhibition, Punto in Aria, with artist Patricia Miranda. The first part of the workshop will focus on basics on natural colors, the second part on sewing and sharing stories about textiles in our family and community.Sign up here.