BEACON — RiverWinds Gallery at 172 Main Street, Beacon, is presenting “The Family…Head, Body and Soul,” mixed media and assemblages by Madlyn Goldman.
Goldman’s whimsical work combines paint, paper, odd metal stuff and wit. The Artist Opening is June 8, from 6-9 p.m. The show runs through July 8.
“My father was a saver so it is no accident that I am drawn to recycled materials,” Goldman said. “Searching for and finding these discarded objects at flea markets, junk yards and garage sales is an integral part of my process. The challenge is to combine disparate found pieces along with my handcrafted elements to give them new life and personality.
“I work spontaneously and intuitively constantly reassessing the progress of each piece. Each action informs the next until a distinct identity emerges and a character is born. I love making these quirky pieces with their playful personalities and names. It is my hope that my ‘extended family,’ with its gritty and whimsical flavor, will evoke a sense of delight and amusement.”
Goldman, who lives in Hartsdale, is a member of the Upstream Gallery, Hastings on Hudson; Woodstock Artists Association and Museum (WAAM) in Woodstock; New Rochelle Artists Association, in New Rochelle; Textile Study Group of New York; and NextActArt Women’s Group, in New York. Her work has been shown in numerous galleries and shows throughout New York and Connecticut.
Artists’ Reception: June 8, 6-9 p.m.
Open Mon/Wed 12-4, Thurs/Fri/Sun 12-5, Sat 12-6, 12-9 eevery second Saturday.
RiverWinds Gallery opened its doors in July 2003, more than 16 years ago. Twice voted Best Gallery in the Hudson Valley, it is a multi-faceted art space featuring over 50 of the finest Hudson Valley artists. The gallery features fine art including paintings, sculpture and photography, and contemporary crafts, including jewelry, glasswork, cards, and pottery. RiverWinds Gallery, LLC, is a member of the Beacon Arts Community Association (BeaconArts) www.beaconarts.org.
Location: RiverWinds Gallery, 172 Main Street, Beacon, NY 12508, 845-838-2880.
Hours: Mon/Wed 12-4, Thurs/Fri/Sun 12-5, Sat 12-6, 12-9 2nd Saturdays.