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Cheese-a-Let Infestation

February 17th, 2012 · No Comments · Adirondack Life

Detail of “Cheese-a-Let Infestation” by Charles Clary
Neat stuff happening down at View.

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Paper Anniversary & Rock Paper Scissors Opening at View

February 17th, 2012 · No Comments · Adirondack News

In celebration of the first year in their new building View will open 2 exhibitions, “Paper Anniversary” and “Rock Paper Scissors” on Saturday, March 10 from 2 to 5pm. Visitors will enjoy live music, hors d’oeuvres, and a competitive Rock Paper Scissors tournament with prizes. The exhibitions will be on display March 10 through May 6.

“Paper Anniversary” will be an exhibition of sculpture and renderings made from paper. Exhibiting artists include Debe Abbott, Charles Clary, Melinda McDaniel, Carlos N. Molina, and Angie Pickman. The striking pieces are varied in technique and breadth. Stunning topographic like landscapes of colored paper, geometric wall pieces and both bold and understated designs will be displayed; all linked by their versatile common material.

“Rock Paper Scissors” exhibits artists and writers contemplations on the simple, yet competitive game and its elements.

Exhibition Admission is $8/$4 members and groups of 6+/Children under 12 free. View is a multi-arts center located at 3273 State Rt. 28 in Old Forge, NY. To learn more about View programming visit or call 315-369-6411.

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Your Adirondack Base Camp

April 11th, 2011 · No Comments · Miscellania

Hey, did you know that Schroon Lake, New York is:

Easy to get to, Close to Everything?

Let’s see:

  1. Nestled in the Magnificent Adirondack Park? …… check
  2. Scenic Mountain Landscapes?….. check
  3. Endless Waterways, Beaches, and Wilderness?….. check
  4. Arts Community?….. check
  5. Main Street with General Store, Cafes, and Restuarants?….. check
  6. Authentic Adirondack Experience?….. check
  7. Saavy Travelers, Rugged Outdoors-people, and Families?….. check

Schroon Lake, NY is Adirondack Base Camp
Well, obviously it must be Your Adirondack Base Camp.
Check them out if you’re planning a trip to the Adirondacks.

Update: North Warren, NY too?!!

North Warren, NY - Another Adirondack Base Camp

Update II:Old Forge is “Adirondack Base Camp” for visitors who launch out near and far seeking everything from serenity to adventure.”

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Fire on Ice

March 10th, 2010 · 7 Comments · Adirondack Life

Installation by Berry Matthews 3-9-2010 – Lake Champlain
Fire on Ice

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A Pencil to the Past

March 18th, 2009 · 12 Comments · Adirondack Life

Silly me.  Had a meeting on Saturday – typical blah, blah, blah.  K. was nice enough to provide some meeting supplies.  Always count on a schoolteacher to have plenty of pads and pencils.  Of course, I immediately become fascinated with the pencils (sorry folks!).  I gotta get out more, as some might say, because I had never seen these before.

The Blackfeet Indian Pencil

The Blackfeet Indian Pencil

The Blackfeet Indian Pencil 2

“Hey, what’s up with these pencils?”  It seems that K’s father was also a schoolteacher who used to supply his kids with these pencils.  “Really, is that the box?”  The box was in prime, unopened condition.  She mentioned something about 25 years ago…maybe that’s when her dad passed?  Anyway, full-box, all nicely pointy.

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Adirondack Scenes

December 4th, 2008 · 2 Comments · News

Found some old postcards from the Council of the Arts for Clinton County. Pretty neat and more after the jump.

"Mirror Lake Reflections" by John Gallucci of Queensbury, New York

"Mirror Lake Reflections" by John Gallucci of Queensbury, New York

John Gallucci was the LARAC April 2007 Artist of the Month

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