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Exhibition Coordinator, part-time (32 hours per week) Position Description: Saratoga Arts’ Exhibitions Coordinator is an integral part of the Saratoga Arts team and helps manage over 30 on-site exhibitions and 60+ off-site exhibitions per year, assists in the development and implementation of professional development opportunities for artists and works closely with the Saratoga Arts team…

Upcoming Classes at Saratoga Arts

Be Creative in the New Year! And take a class at Saratoga Arts! They are offering a variety of new classes with many new teachers this season – there is something for everyone! With everything from printmaking, pastel, watercolor, to needle felting, January is your opportunity to learn a new skill or brush up on…

Salem #7 by Alanna Yanneck

Salem #7     I chose to focus on Salem #7 by Antoni Milkowski. This sculpture was created in 1965-1967 out of Cor-Ten steel. This piece is a highly geometric sculpture, made out of six different cubes in a three dimensional cross-like shape. The use of Cor-Ten steel gives it a wethered and industrial look,…

Tecumseh by Victoria Stockman

Tecumseh Tecumseh by Edwin Ruda was completed in the year of 1969. His acrylic painting depicts four very strong, even green lines spread horizontally across on the canvas, without actually reaching either end of the canvas. The layers under the vibrant green lines are mixings of purple, blue, red and orange to create a contrasting…

Events @ Opalka

Youth FX 10th Anniversary Celebration The Opalka Gallery Friday, December 14, 2018 from 7-10 pm   Youth FX, based in Albany and led by people of color, elevates the skills and voices of young filmmakers from marginalized communities and supports their growth by building connections to the broader film industry. This celebration will feature food and drinks…

New Morning – Megan Ingber

New Morning I, 1973 When you think of pop art this piece by Alvin D. Loving Jr. encaptures all the qualities that come to mind.  The colors, shape, materials, and the arrangement all form uniquely to give the piece the pop and snap it needs. Loving was one of the few African-American abstract artists of…

Barbara Kruger Revisits a 40-Year-Old Series That’s as Relevant as Ever

Barbara Kruger Revisits a 40-Year-Old Series That’s as Relevant as Ever Artsy Article By Alina Cohen This month, Mary Boone Gallery is showcasing 14 Barbara Kruger artworks that are all celebrating their 40th anniversary. The show is an invitation to reflect on what’s changed—and what hasn’t—across American politics since 1978. Eerily, one entitled Untitled (Body) (1978) looks like it could…

The Clark Exhibition – Thomas Gainsborough’s Drawings

Thomas Gainsborough’s Drawings The Clark December 1, 2018 – March 17, 2019   Though recognized as one of the most fashionable portrait painters of the eighteenth century, Thomas Gainsborough (1727–1788) made hundreds of drawings of the English landscape. Abounding with foliage, cottages, and pastoral figures—shepherds driving flocks of sheep and cows drinking from pools or…

The Clark Exhibition – Extreme Nature

Extreme Nature! The Clark November 10, 2018 – February 24, 2019   Looking largely to artistic representations that incorporate scientific observation and study, this exhibition explores how depictions of distant landscapes, tumultuous atmospheres, and natural disasters—some documentary, some invented, and many a fusion of the two—enabled viewers to reimagine the boundaries of the world around…