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PICTURE THIS! From Painting to Page Exhibit

June 18 @ 11:00 am - August 8 @ 6:00 pm


CREATE Gallery to Host Series of Children’s Book Illustrator Readings

CREATE Gallery Exhibit Dates: Saturday June 18th through Sunday Aug. 7th, 2022, Opening reception – Saturday, June 18th from 4-6pm

The Hudson Valley boasts an impressive number of prestigious children’s book illustrators who call this region their home. A new exhibit at CREATE Council on the Arts gallery, “Picture This! From Painting to Page”, spotlights just a sample of these internationally renowned artists. A series of six readings and talks by the artists themselves promises to be entertaining and informative for people of all ages.

Featured works include those by such acclaimed and prolific illustrators as Meryl Learnihan, Laura Rader, James Ransome, Esme Shapiro, Hudson Talbott, and Rodney Alan Greenblat. Seeing the illustrations in the context of the gallery allows the viewer to look anew at the artistry involved in creating their beloved picture books. CREATE invites the public to hear the artists read from their books and discuss their work in person during talks to be held every Saturday from June 25 to July 30, 11:30-12:30am.
(June 23rd, July 2nd, July 9th, July 16th, July 23rd & July 30th)

An opening reception for “Picture This: From Painting to Page” will be held on Saturday, June 18th from 4-6pm at the CREATE Gallery on 398 Main St. Catskill, NY. Regular gallery hours are Fridays 4-7pm, Saturdays and Sundays 11am-6pm.

CREATE COUNCIL ON THE ARTS is a non-profit, arts service organization whose purpose is to support and advance the arts and cultural community by broadening and enriching creative resources and economic growth in the region. CREATE serves as the Statewide Community Re-grant arts organization for Greene, Columbia and Schoharie Counties.

Since 1975, CREATE has provided information and essential services to artists, arts organizations, cultural and educational institutions, civic groups, community agencies and the general public, and continues to grow its outreach as a regional arts council. CREATE is supported in part with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Kathy Hochul and the New York State Legislature, and the Greene County Legislature.

Questions? Email info@createcouncil.org


June 18 @ 11:00 am
August 8 @ 6:00 pm
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CREATE Council on the Arts


CREATE Council on the Arts
398 Main
Catskill, NY 12414
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