artist reception augustTwo new gallery members, Patsy Suydam, photographer and digital artist, from Johnstown and Carol Law Conklin, batik artist, of Fort Ann, will be introducing their artwork at this show.

Special guest artist Joel Chapin will be on hand to present a collection of his watercolor and oil paintings. Joel is a multi-talented artist who heads the Art Department at Fulton Montgomery Community College in Johnstown. He has a BS in printmaking from Skidmore College, and an MFA in drawing and painting from the University at Albany. Joel’s work is included in collections at the State University of New York and the Hyde Collection in Glens Falls.

Also on display will be a new selection of original artwork by Micropolis artists Laurie Cerasia, Ruth Crotty, Michele Drozd, Susy Easterly, Katherine Ehle, Frances Gaffney, Cheryl Gutmaker, Alexandra Higgins, Linda Hinkle, Michael Intrabartola, Dragan Konakov, Betsy Moore-Galinsky, Lynda Naske, Judy Olson, Judith and Stan Plotner, Sandy Smith, and Janet Marie Yeates.

Artwork in a variety of media will be on display including original paintings, drawings, photographs, fiber collages, mixed media, woodwork, glass, digital art, sculpture, jewelry, batik, and pottery.

The reception will be held between 5 and 7pm and is free and open to the public. Micropolis is located inside Mohawk Harvest Cooperative Market, 30 North Main Street, Gloversville, NY.

For more information about the gallery and membership information for artists, please go to Membership applications can be downloaded from the website.