Welcome! Artists' Collective of Hyde Park is a non-profit group of local artists dedicated to promoting the arts and artists in the Mid-Hudson Valley. Art is a special part of our Valley and our community and lives within its soul. We support tourism and our local community through art, performance and fundraising events and workshops. Winner: 2015 Best Gallery, Hudson Valley Magazine Readers' Poll.
UPCOMING ART SHOWS:
"CHISELS AND BRUSHES" Opening
Reception AUGUST 4, 2018
Featured Artists Frank Grieco (painter) and Barbara Todd (photographer and digital artist) in their own shows in August and September respectively, plus the members of ACHP in "Chisels and Brushes"
Show runs through September 30, 2018
"RECEPTION: BARBARA TODD'S PHOTOGRAPHY" SEPTEMBER 21, 2018 5-7PM
Barbara's photography and digital art displayed ranges from ebullient color to thoughtful black & white images. Come and ask her about it.
"BY WHATEVER MEANS" Opening
Reception OCTOBER 6, 2018
Featured Artists Roy Notaro (photographer) and TBD (painter) in their own show, plus the members of ACHP in "By Whatever Means"
Show runs through November 25, 2018
SMALL WORKS SHOW Opening Reception December 1, 2018
Please see our ARTIST NEWS page for what our member artists are doing outside of ACHP.
WHAT'S NEW Check out our blog. (Please scroll Down for all our goings-on in art, music, workshops and events)
50 for 50 FUNDRAISER GALA at Coppola's in Hyde Park. September 16, 4:00 - 6:30 pm. Fifty tickets for $50 each will entitle the bearer to a beautiful piece of art valued at significantly more, by an established Hudson Valley artist. Artists include both members and non-members of ACHP, such as Carolyn Edlund, Penny Dell, Tarryl Gabel, Roxie Johnson, Ilga Ziemins-Kurens, Elizabeth St. Leger, John Banas, Mark Simmons, Barbara Bergin, Barbara Todd and others. For a full list of artists whose work will be available to $50 ticket holders, click here.
In addition, the silent auction will boast attractive items and experiences from donors such as Hudson Cruises, Tavern 23, The Greener Oak Guest House, Friendly Honda, Flash Company Band, De's Jewelers, Millbrook Vineyards, Hyde Park Jewelers and many more.
Fifty-dollar ticket holders can bring an additional guest for $15, and the additional guest can bid on the silent auction and enjoy the hors d'oeuvres and cash bar but are not entitled to a piece of art with their $15 ticket.
We've even got an amazing four-person Irish music band, Flash Company, that can be yours for your event if you've got the winning bid! NOTE: this band is the ONLY item you can bid on without attending the event and seats are limited, so reserve your tickets now. For tickets to this fabulous event or to donate art, goods or services for our silent auction, please call/text 914-456-6700.
Bidding on FLASH Company: Minimum bid is $300. The band will travel within 35 miles of Hyde Park; farther is negotiable but may entail mileage charges.
BRUSHES AND CHISELS, our current all-member show runs into September. Featured artist for August: Frank Grieco, painter. Featured artist for September: Barbara Todd, photographer and digital artist. New artist: Welcome, Eliot Hawk. Congratulations to our FDR High School Scholarship winner, Thomas Calamari, who will be hanging for the month of August!
John Banas Painter John Lavin Ceramicist
Barbara Bergin Painter Christina Kokiasmenos Pastels
Diane-Ellen McCarron Painter Pat Buckstrup Painter
Roy Notaro Photographer Mona Burkard Painter
Elizabeth St.Leger Painter Pamela Herbst Painter
Carl Grieco Stone Sculptor Barbara Todd Photo Artist
Frank Grieco Painter Monique Tranchina Dollmaker
Marilyn Grieco Textile Artist Anna Tsamoydakis Painter
Janet Gunderson Painter Karl Volk Painter
Ilga Ziemins-Kurens Painter Elliot Hawk Painter
Debbie O'Gorman Painter
Thomas Calamari, Roosevelt High School Scholarship Winner
Paint & Sip: Next date Friday, 9/7/18 at 6:30 - call 914-456-6700 to sign up.
Open Mic: Next date 9/13 at 7pm: To sign up, call 914-456-6700. To listen, come on by! Suggested donation: $5.
AVAILABLE: safe, pleasant STUDIO WORK SPACES FOR REASONABLE RENT. Two rooms are now available at $250 and $200. They're great for artist studios, writers or anyone looking for a quiet place to work. Contact 845-229-9029 for more information or to schedule a visit.
You can follow us on Instagram @achpny!
Many ACHP artists also display work at the Clove Creek Dinner Theater in Fishkill. We display art there on an ongoing basis and new art is rotated in frequently. Address: 18 Westage Business Center Drive, behind the Red Line Diner on Route 9, Fishkill, NY 12524.
PAINTING & STUDIO TECHNIQUES Fridays, 11:00 am -3:00 pm ongoing, with renowned artist Keith Gunderson! Keith is as talented a teacher as he is an artist. Painters in any media may arrange to participate by contacting Janet at email@example.com. $40 per session. Keith attended the Art Students League of New York, the National Academy of Art as well as the New York Academy of Art, Art Center College-Pasadena, and Studio Four in Chicago. He has studied with such notable instructors as Frank Mason, David Leffel, George Sotos, Harry Carmean, and Gustav Rehberger. Keith's work has been featured in international publications and media.
Doll by Monique Tranchina.
ONGOING EVENTS AND WORKSHOPS
We host "Painting and Studio Techniques with Keith Gunderson" on Friday mornings. Painters in any media may arrange to participate by contacting Janet at firstname.lastname@example.org. $40 per session. Keith attended the Art Students League of New York, the National Academy of Art as well as the New York Academy of Art, Art Center College-Pasadena, and Studio Four in Chicago. He has studied with such notable instructors as Frank Mason, David Leffel, George Sotos, Harry Carmean, and Gustav Rehberger. Keith's work has been featured in international publications and media.
We have OPEN MIC nights on Second Thursdays each month, with a laid-back vibe that welcomes both the very experienced and amazingly talented as well as the newbie. Musicians, spoken word artists, and others wishing to perform, please contact Liz at 914-456-6700. The fun begins at 7:00 pm.
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All the Best,
Your Hyde Park Artists