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April 2019

Artist in Residence: Stephanie Peters

April 16, 2019 - April 24, 2019

The artist residency is generously sponsored by J&J Brown Garnet Studio. Workshop: Make Greeting Cards with Nature’s Texture Monday, April 22 – 10 am to Noon Get inspired by nature and create colorful relief prints using natural textures like leaves, acorns, sponges and more, to create original abstract handmade greeting cards! Kids and adults alike are invited to bring their creative energy and artist Stephanie Peters will show them how nature can create different textures using block printing ink and…

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“Let the Adventure Continue” Photography by JEANINE NEWELL

April 27, 2019 - May 29, 2019
Tannery Pond Community Center, 228 Main Street
North Creek, New York 12853
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RECEPTION: MAY 10th, 5-7 PM Jeanine Newell has been a self-employed freelance photographer since 2006. She spends her time split between New York and Colorado; wandering the country adventuring and photographing everywhere in between. A proud alumna of Clark University where she studied studio art, photography and cinematography. There she honed her skills in the darkroom and in the field photographing everything in her daily life. To this day, Jeanine feels inspired and compelled to use her expertise in the…

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May 2019

Landscapes in Oil by HARRY ORLYK

May 31, 2019 - June 26, 2019
Tannery Pond Community Center, 228 Main Street
North Creek, New York 12853
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Paintings of Days in Rural Upstate NY by Harry Orlyk, May 31 - June 26, 2019 | Widlund Gallery at Tannery Pond, North Creek NY

Paintings of Days in Rural Upstate NY RECEPTION: JUNE 14th, 5-7 PM Man of the Land Harry Orlyk was born in Troy, New York in 1947. In 1971 after graduating college, he went on to graduate school at the University of Nebraska at Lincoln. Over the next nine years, he was influenced by several Nebraskan artists. “Still-life painter Robin Smith taught me how to use paint without turpentine – to paint from the tube.” He also admits the influence of…

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June 2019

Adirondack Winterludes by RODNEY ALLEN BENTLEY

June 29, 2019 - July 25, 2019
Tannery Pond Community Center, 228 Main Street
North Creek, New York 12853
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RECEPTION: JULY 12th, 5-7 PM Charcoal and graphite drawings. Artist Statement I am a self-taught Americana Visual Artist merging surrealism and realism in a whimsical but precise manner. My artistic expression followed an adult Severe Traumatic Brain Injury suffered during a fall at my residence near Philadelphia, PA. I was in need of great care, support and therapy. My immediate family relocated me to my birthplace, Glens Falls, NY, to allow the recovery process to begin. The emotional whirlwinds of…

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July 2019

Elemental Connection by JOANNE MILLIS, BRYANNA MILLIS & JULIA BETHMANN

July 28, 2019 - August 28, 2019
Tannery Pond Community Center, 228 Main Street
North Creek, New York 12853
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Widlund Gallery Exhibit - Elemental Connection by Joanne Millis, Bryanna Millis & Julia Bethmann

RECEPTION: AUGUST 2nd, 5-7 PM   JOANNE MILLIS has been observing and drawing pattern, texture, form and color in nature and people for as long as she can remember. Curiosity about how things work and love of malleable materials brought Joanne to functional ceramics. For a time, the vessel became her canvas. Manipulating paper and printmaking are Joanne’s current focus as she explores origami, bookmaking, experimental journaling and collaging. Art making is a part of Joanne’s life and the lives…

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August 2019

“Travels and Inspirations” watercolors by KATE HARTLEY

August 31, 2019 - September 25, 2019
Tannery Pond Community Center, 228 Main Street
North Creek, New York 12853
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image for Travels and Inspirations art exhibit - watercolors by Kate Hartley - at Tannery Pond Community Center

RECEPTION: SEPTEMBER 13th, 5-7 PM "This series of paintings demonstrate moments of color and inspiration that have captured me in the past few years, both at home in the Adirondacks, and in my travels to warm, sunny climates. As an artist, I have always been inspired by close observation of the natural world, and in the ever-changing play of light and shadow. Through my art, I seek to convey a sense of visual poetry." About the Artist Kate Hartley with…

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September 2019

“Works Under & Over Time” by GREGORY WILLIAMS

September 28, 2019 - November 27, 2019
Tannery Pond Community Center, 228 Main Street
North Creek, New York 12853
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Promotional image for exhibit in Widlund Gallery - "Works Under and Over Time" by Gregory Williams

RECEPTION: OCTOBER 11th, 5-7 PM Artist Statement When I was a very young student, my class went on a field trip to Munson-Williams-Proctor Museum in Utica. I saw Thomas Cole’s four paintings, “The Voyage of Life,” and then, at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery in Buffalo, I saw Chaim Soutine’s “Carcass of Beef.” I had already been interested in art, but from then on, I knew what I wanted to do; make pictures! I didn’t know what “art” was. I probably…

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December 2019

An Art Teacher’s Journey by ANNE BROWN

December 1, 2019 - December 29, 2019
Tannery Pond Community Center, 228 Main Street
North Creek, New York 12853
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RECEPTION: DECEMBER 13th, 5-7 PM Images shown above (L-R): The Wharf and the Rising Tide (acrylic collage), The Working Girl (collage), The Salt Marsh (encaustic), The Kindness (mixed media) Artist Statement I have always wanted to make art. Throughout my travels and in the many moves I made with my family, the need to create something was always present. Cross-country travels inspired to me to observe landscapes seeing them first as serene places, but later evolving to project the forces…

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January 2020

GALLERY | Upper Hudson Valley Watercolor Society

January 3 - February 26
Tannery Pond Community Center, 228 Main Street
North Creek, New York 12853
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flyer for gallery exhibit in Widlund Gallery at Tannery Pond Community Center in North Creek - group exhibit by Upper Hudson Vallery Watercolor Society

RECEPTION: JANUARY 10th, 5-7 PM Shown above (clockwise from top left): Assisi by Jan Palmer, House Finch by Laura-Love Yates, Herber Farm, Gansevoort by Suzette Usher, Geyser Brook by Tom Ryan The Upper Hudson Valley Watercolor Society, formed in 1989 and based in Glens Falls, has over 60 members throughout the region. The group welcomes anyone with an interest in watercolor painting, regardless of level or ability. Monthly meetings are held on the first Monday evening (7-9 pm) of each month…

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March 2020

GALLERY | Painting in Place, oil paintings by Elizabeth MacFarland

March 4 - September 17
Tannery Pond Community Center, 228 Main Street
North Creek, New York 12853
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Oil painting of grassy meadow with forest in the background and clouds towering overhead. Promotional image for art exhibit by Elizabeth MacFarland: Painting in Place, Paying Tribute to Nature in a Windigo World. In Widlund Gallery at Tannery Pond Community Center in North Creek, NY.

Enjoy this video which includes a conversation with Elizabeth MacFarland, followed by a slideshow of the exhibit beginning about 14 minutes into the video. The accompanying music is also composed and performed by the artist.   Most of Elizabeth MacFarland’s recent paintings have been done within a few miles radius of where she lives in the northern Catskills. She finds inspiration and interest all around her without going far. In this way, Elizabeth practices standing still and learns to see…

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