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Dates: December 8, 2018-January 6, 2019
Location: Kaaterskill Fine Arts Gallery, Hunter Village Square, 7950 Main Street, Village of Hunter
Gallery Hours: Friday, Saturday & Monday, 11 am-5:30 pm; Sunday 11 am-4:00 PM
More Information: 518 263 2060
Image: "Dog & Cat Couple," Embroidered cabinet photo, 4" x 5", 2016 by Julie Chase
For as long as people have been painting, they have been making portraits. Itís one of the cornerstones of the visual arts world.
During the last 150 years, portrait painters have forgone exact likeness in favor of emotional truth. Photography fostered a freedom to paint with individual distinction, using unusual colors, wild brushstrokes, deeply personal settings and a wide variety of materials.
Painters have often set self-imposed restrictions that have frequently resulted in new, expansive ways of seeing. The artists in Small Faces celebrate this notion by working on a reduced scale, creating intimate but emotionally powerful work with distinctly different methods, mediums and outcomes.
óRobert Tomlinson, Director, Kaaterskill Fine Arts Gallery