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METAPHORS

May 5 – May 29, 2022

West Strand Art Gallery is pleased to pleased to open its second season with METAPHORS, an exhibition featuring paintings, collages, drawings and sculptures by artists Rodriguez Calero, Josh Kramb, Eliezer Parrilla, and Nitza Tufiño. Together this engaging group of artists share a surrealist aesthetic approach to metaphor and narrative, a subtle subtext expressed in distinctive mediums and styles. The works on view address issues such as gender and racial boundaries; emotional states of mind; Jungian archetypes and the subconscious; as well as explore historical, cultural and political context

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PART II: INTERSECTING ART, EARTH, FIRE, WATER & AIR

November 20 – December 19, 2021

West Strand Art Gallery is pleased to present Part II: Intersecting Art, Earth, Fire, Water & Air. This exhibition includes digital prints, drawings, paintings, and lithographs by artists Sharon Ascher, Diane Burko, Karen Shaw, and Patty Stone.

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INTERSECTING ART, EARTH, FIRE, WATER & AIR

October 2 – November 16, 2021

West Strand Art Gallery is pleased to present its newest exhibition, Intersecting Art, Earth, Fire, Water & Air, featuring the responses of five artists to the environment and the four elements. This exhibition includes digital prints, drawings, paintings, and lithographs by artists Carmen Lizardo, Amy Fenton-Shine, Pablo Shine, Judy Brodsky, and Diane Burko.

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PLACES, MEMORIES, & DREAMS

August 28 – September 26, 2021

West Strand Art Gallery, located on the waterfront in Kingston's Rondout neighborhood is pleased to announce the opening of PLACES, MEMORIES & DREAMS. The exhibition features two visual artists, William J. Grant from Jay, New York and Dominick Hiddo residing in Kingston and Brooklyn, New York. Their abstract and figurative painting reference memories and dreams of places that are both imagined and based on life events. Both have exhibited in galleries and museums.

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ABSTRACTIONS IN SPACE & TIME

July 3 – August 14, 2021

ABSTRACTIONS IN SPACE & TIME brings together five artists, all women-- Neville Bean, Isabel Cotarelo, Marsha Goldberg, Janet Henry and Karen Shaw whose work appear distinctive but are united in their common desire to undertake abstract ideas in their art making process. Their accomplished works address issues such as the passage of time, African fertility beliefs, and disintegration of technology.

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INAUGURAL EXHIBITION: COLLECTING MEMORIES

May 1st – June 19, 2021

COLLECTING MEMORIES is the exhibition launching the opening of the West Strand Art Gallery, located on the waterfront in Kingston’s Rondout neighborhood. The gallery’s co-founders are artists Isabel Alvarez and Julio Nazario. COLLECTING MEMORIES features a selection of artworks including mixed media, prints on paper and photography made by 14 artists spanning several decades, from the mid 1970s to the present.  Artists included in this exhibition are Emma Amos, Robert Birmelin, Alfonso Corpus, Marielena Ferrer, Benedict J. Fernandez, William Grant, Yolanda Lopez, Julio Nazario, Mari Mater O’Neill, Raphael Montañez Ortiz, Naoko Oshima, Debra Priestly, Juan Sanchez and Jorge Soto.