ATHENS — The Athens Cultural Center is proud to announce the 16thAnnual Members Exhibition opening Saturday, April 13th with an artist’s reception from 6 to 8pm. This exhibition showcases the exciting work of emerging and established Hudson Valley artists in our beautiful turn of the century former mercantile space. Over 100 works range from watercolors, oils, pastels, photographs, wood sculptures and more.
The winner of 2018 Curator’s Choice, Cecelia Sinclair of Hudson, a self-taught artist spends her free time painting the landscapes of the Hudson Valley. Primarily in oils, her signature nocturne scenes are created with mysterious atmospheres and illuminating light effects. Cecelia will be exhibiting her works in the Glass Gallery.
During the opening reception at 7pm, four awards will be presented: Director’s Award with a cash prize of $100; the coveted Curator’s Choice Award with the prize of a solo exhibition in the Glass Gallery during the 2020 Members Show; Best Landscape in the Show and Best in Show each with one-year free membership. The exhibition, co-curated by Lucy Michener and Diane Michener runs through May 12th with weekend hours from 1 to 4pm.
For more information about exhibitions, workshops, and programs, please visit the website at www.athensculturalcenter.org. --