Wednesday, March 30, 2016

April Exhibit

Jeanette Rodriguez,
Alcohol Ink Painter
Painting Title: Sunset Hues
Medium: Alcohol Ink on Yupo paper

"Jeanette Rodriguez received her Bachelor in Fine Arts from the School of Visual Arts in New York City. Her work has been exhibited in several galleries in New York and has won awards. Jeanette’s work is also part of several private collections. Now residing in the Hudson Valley for several years, she continues to exhibit, paint, teach and curates exhibitions. 

Her first solo show at the Front Street Gallery in Patterson NY., "Windows of My Soul" exhibited an extension of variety of artwork that truly showed her journey as an artist. Jeanette's work has been exhibited in the Akin Library, in Pawling, and other libraries in the area. As well as the Merwinsville Hotel in Gaylordsville, CT., The Gallery at Eastern Hay, in Pawling, Arts on the Lake in Carmel NY, Gallery 66 in Cold Springs NY and will be on exhibit this May at the Maplebrook Kentucky Derby Art Show, in Amenia, NY.

Ms. Rodriguez is also an artisan at the Pawling Farmers Market where she sells her Dichroic glass pendants and her Alcohol Ink paintings. Her alcohol ink paintings on yupo paper have a surreal abstract nature to them. With brilliant flow of colors that are mesmerizing. Her dichroic glass pendants have a stunning iridescent effect. Her work has been inspired by nature while traveling and doing volunteer work in Mayer Az and on the Big Island of Hawaii. She has taught ink painting and jewelry workshops in New York and on the Big Island of Hawaii. 

In the past two years Ms. Rodriguez has been the Curator at the Front Street Gallery. She has curated over 30 exhibitions in the Hudson Valley area. In recent years she is the Art Director for the Friends of the Kent Library. She is a member of Arts on the Lake where she curates a Traveling Art Exhibit as part of the Friends program. Jeanette has also been an active member of ArtEast Dutchess for three years."

You can view more of her work at

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

March Exhibit

Stephen Cihanek,
"Stephen Cihanek is a photographer based in Pawling, NY. He photographs mostly weddings and theatrical productions. It was his photo of Red Riding Hood and The Wolf from the musical Into the Woods that inspired this series of storybook characters. 

He has shown work during the Red Show at the Front Street Gallery in Patterson, NY and the 50 Shades of Hay show at The Gallery at Eastern Hay in Pawling, NY. Other than at the Kent Library, he is currently showing in the Shadow exhibit at the Front Street Gallery in Patterson, NY and in the lobby of A Common Ground in Danbury, CT. 

Stephen is also the resident photographer and one of the lighting designers at The Brookfield Theatre for the Arts in Brookfield, CT."

You can see more of his work at