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Middletown Art Group 2019 Members Spring Exhibition

Dates: 05/19/2019 (Sun): 1:00 pm- 3:30 pm
Category: Campus Events
Description:

The Middletown Art Group 2019 Members Spring Exhibition opens in Orange Hall Gallery on May 6 and continues through June 17. Ninety-one artworks created by fifty-one artists testify to the diversity of the group’s members and their interests. In addition, thirteen is not unlucky for this show as that is the number of different media used in producing the works: pastel, oil, acrylic, watercolor, tempera, pencil, cold wax, collage, mixed media, photography, alabaster, clay, and non- recyclable plastic.

The reception at which artists and art appreciators come to share ideas and questions will be held from 1 to 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 19. During this timeframe, three members will be demonstrating, each in her favorite medium: Judy Byrne – pastel; Sandy Spitzer – oil; Ann Marie Morales–Ear -- ink, watercolor. Pianist Beverly Poyerd will play jazz standards, classical, and contemporary favorites throughout the afternoon.

Another cause for celebration at the reception is the 73rd anniversary of MAG which was formed to “to provide an atmosphere in which to improve individual skills and respect for the efforts of others.”  The organization has many new members who keep the energy thriving.

The co-chairs of this members’ spring exhibition and reception are artists Anne W. Kelly and Denise S. Isseks. The show is being judged by Janet Howard Fatta, well-known regional artist. Howard-Fatta received a BFA in painting at Pratt Institute. She is a board member of the Orange County Arts Council and facilitates the Warwick Life Drawing Group. She lives in Warwick.

Gallery hours are Monday through Thursday - 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Friday - 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. through May, and Monday through Thursday - 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. only in June. The gallery is closed Memorial Day Weekend.

Orange Hall is located at the corner of Wawayanda and Grandview Avenues (GPS: 24 Grandview Avenue), Middletown. Questions may be directed to Cultural Affairs at (845) 341-4891 and cultural@sunyorange.edu website: www.sunyorange.edu/culturalaffairs

Location: Orange Hall
Fee: FREE
Phone: (845) 341-4891
E-mail: cultural@sunyorange.edu
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Announcement: Middletown Art Group 2019 Members Spring Exhibition