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Mercantile June/July 2011

Montgomery Row, Second Level

6423 Montgomery St., Rhinebeck, NY 12572 Through July 27: “Exile in Art,” solo exhibition of paintings and photographs by local artist Thomas Cale. Hours: Mon.-Sun., 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Information: 845.876.0543;

Morton Memorial Library

82 Kelly Street, Rhinecliff, NY 12574 July 1-30: Cross River Arts Group, “Watercolors,” featuring the work of Barbara Bergin, Ellen Crimmins, Joanne Cuttler, Deborah DeWan, Claudia Engel, Hana Gordon, Denise Jalbert, Betsy Jacaruso, Mary Anne McCormack, Jim McFarland, Nathan Milgrim, Margaret Moebius, Judith Pedatella, Elisabeth Prenot, Elaine Ring, Ed Travis, and Francoise Ursat. Opening Reception: Friday, July 1, 6-8 p.m. Information: 845.876.2903;

Transverse Gallery

Locust Grove, 2683 South Road, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601 Through July 4: “Fire Your Fantasy!” Porcelain works of art by Paola Bari. “Nature and earth is our daily gift and my daily inspiration. I like catching a moment of life and freeze it in the dream world of the porcelain colors.” Admission: $35/person July 7-August 14: “Earth, River, Sky,” landscape paintings of the Hudson Valley by Jane Bloodgood-Abrams. Kingston painter Jane Bloodgood-Abrams has been exploring the Hudson River valley landscape for almost 20 years. Stylistically influenced by the great 19th century artists who first visually glorified this area, she brings an updated view of the landscape with the color, composition and a sometimes iconographic aspect to her work. Information: 845.454.4500, x 217;

Twisted Soul

510 Main St., Beacon, NY 12508 Through July 7: “Before the Plunge,” featuring the art of Aaron Maurer. Hours: Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sat. & Sun., by appt; Second Saturdays, noon-9 p.m Information: 845.765.0731;

47 Raymond Ave., Poughkeepsie, NY 12603 Through July 14: “Consumption,” featuring the work of Dutchess County artist and former Mill Street Loft Art Institute student Chelsey Freeman. Hours: Mon.-Thurs., 11:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m.; Fri., 11:30 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sat., noon-9 p.m.; closed Sun. Information: 845.454.2770;

RiverWinds Gallery

Wilderstein State Historic Site


172 Main St., Beacon 12508 Through July 3: “Of Things Past,” photography by Lee Anne Morgan. “It has been said that I ‘paint’ with my camera, and oftentimes I do,” she says. July 9-August 7: “Beacon Perspectives” a group photography show in celebration the gallery’s 8th anniversary. The show will be at both RiverWinds Gallery, and at the Howland Cultural Center at 477 Main Street. Opening Reception: July 9, 3-5 p.m. at Howland, and 5-8 p.m. at RiverWinds. Hours: Wed. - Mon., noon - 6 p.m.; Second Saturday, noon-9 p.m. Information: 845.838.2880;

RiverWinds Gallery @ Wells Fargo Advisors

330 Morton Rd., Rhinebeck, NY 12572 Through October 31: “Modern Art & the Romantic Landscape: Outdoor Sculpture at Wilderstein,” this exhibition juxtaposes the site’s romantic landscape and Queen Anne mansion with contemporary art by a talented group of emerging artists. Hours: Daily Information:

Columbia. Artview Gallery

6423 Montgomery St., Suite 10, 2nd Floor, Rhinebeck, NY 12572 Through July 25: “Boats & Bridges,” painters and photographers chose images containing boats or bridge for this show. Hours: Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; and by appt. Information: 845.838.2880;

14 Main St., Chatham, NY 12037 Through July 10: First exhibit at new gallery, “Life’s Celebration,” featuring contemporary New York artists Ken Salzman and Joseph Zemann. Meet the Artists Reception: Saturday, June 4, 5-8 p.m. Hours: Thurs.-Sat., noon-5 p.m.; Sun., noon-4 p.m. Information: 518.392.0999;

School of Jellyfish

Carrie Haddad Gallery

183 Main St., Beacon, NY 12508 Through July 18: “Light Whisperer,” introducing Cassandra Saulter’s work with recycled plastic. Curated by Lily Zand. Hours: Saturday & Sunday, 11:30 a.m.-7 p.m. Information: 845.440.8017;

Tivoli Artists Co-op

60 Broadway, Tivoli, NY 12583 Through July 17: “Abstract/Reality,” a two woman show featuring the work of Lara Chkhetiani and Tarryl Gabel. Hours: Fri., 5-9 p.m.; Sat., 1-9 p.m.; Sun., 1-5 p.m. Information: 845.757.2667;

622 Warren St., Hudson, NY 12534 July 14-August 14: “Interior/Exterior,” a mid-summer exhibit featuring the work of artists Stephen Walling, Patty Neal, Scott Foster and Joseph Maresca. Reception: Saturday, July 16, 6-8 p.m. Hours: Thurs.-Mon., 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Information: 518.828.1915;

Carrie Haddad Photographs

318 Warren St., Hudson, NY 12534 Through July 3: “Thread, Pixels, Paper,” works by Melinda McDaniel, Melissa Zexter and Katharine Kreisher. Also on exhibit, “Water: Nature and Memory” by Betsy Weis. July 7-August 14: “Mars: Adrift on the Hourglass Sea: New Work by Kahn & Selesnick.” Reception: Saturday, July 9, 6-8 p.m. Hours: Thurs.-Mon., 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Information: 518.828.7655; continued on page 22 g

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