For Immediate Release: June 21, 2016. 'House and Home' opens Saturday, July 9.
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For Immediate Release: June 21, 2016

Contact: Bradley Butler, gallery director
20 W. Main Street, Clifton Springs, NY 14432 | (315)462-0210

New Exhibition Explores Notion of Home
Works in Painting, Printmaking, and Mixed Media Sculpture

Clifton Springs, NY – A new exhibition at Main Street Arts features artwork that surrounds a very familiar theme: home. House and Home is an exhibition featuring Jerry Alonzo, Chris Baker, Dale Klein, Emily Rapport, and Susan Stuart. Through a combination of painting, printmaking, and sculpture; these five artists depict both the structure of a house and the nostalgic feeling of the notion of "home".

The style and technique that each artist employs for the work included in this exhibition is distinct to that artist. This diversity in imagery adds depth and overall complexity to the seemingly simple theme.

The press and public are invited to attend the opening reception on Saturday, July 9 from 4 to 7 p.m. Main Street Arts is open to the public and as always, entry is free. Wine and snacks will be served at the opening reception on July 9. 

PRINT-READY PRESS IMAGES (Click to get full-sized image)

Image Details (Artist, Title, Medium - Location) From Top Left to Bottom Right: 
1. Jerry Alonzo - Roots and Wings, mixed media sculpture (Geneseo, NY)
2. Chris Baker - Tree House, gouache on board (Weedsport, NY)
3. Dale Klein - The Kitchen, aquatint and etching on paper (Rochester, NY)
4. Emily Rapport - House with Green Trim, watercolor on paper (Chicago, IL)
5. Susan Stuart - Asset Row A Bridge, oil on canvas (Albany, NY)

The Second Floor Gallery: Visitors can also see an exhibition in the second floor gallery, The Clifton Springs Art Show features artwork of or about Clifton Springs by 11 artists residing in Clifton Springs and surrounding villages.

Artist Residency Program: Victoria Conners and Evan Chance Tagmeyer will be starting their artist residencies in July in the studio spaces on the second floor at Main Street Arts. Visitors to the opening reception will have a chance to see their studios and chat with them about their work. The Artist Residency Program at Main Street Arts offers studio space to artists on a one-month or two-month basis.

Both exhibitions run July 9–August 19, 2016; gallery hours are Tuesday–Thursday, 11a.m.–6p.m. and Friday–Saturday, 11a.m.–7p.m. For additional information about this exhibition, please contact Bradley Butler, gallery director at (315)462-0210 or email or visit Interviews and video footage can be arranged upon request.


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