Congrats to Barbara Sarvis!

Congrats to member Barbara Sarvis! Her painting was chosen to be on June June 2021 cover of Adanna : Women and Politics (Special Edition) Founder/Editor, Christine Redman-Waldeyer. Here is what she says about the painting: In the winter of 2020, COVID-19 re-introduced...

Founding member dies

We are sad to announce the loss of former member Anita Witten who passed away on May 19, 2021. She was an artist, political activist, voracious intellectual, language usagerian, enthusiastic railroad traveler and relentless copy editor. She visited Valley Artisans...

Welcome New Member, Elizabeth Roberts

Viewing and creating art has intrigued Elizabeth Roberts since her earliest days. She recalls being fascinated as a kindergartener by the paintings her artist mother took her to see at the Munson-Williams-Proctor Art Institute in Utica, NY. A special treat was...

Folklife Center

We are proud to announce that the Crandall Library in Glens Falls, NY, has purchased several pieces of artwork from our members for inclusion in its Folklife Center permanent collection. The Folklife Center at Crandall Public Library is an award-winning program...

Welcome new member Kristina Martin

Empty branches may be beautiful but for Kristina Martin they are a photo failure. It’s the birds that have just vacated the branches that she is hoping to photograph. “I take a lot of photos to get to the good one,” she says. Her interest in birding started in 2016,...