Ann Street Gallery. 104 Ann St., Newburgh. Practice and Process. Practice and Process highlights the work of five contemporary artists who address practice concerns in an attempt to provide insight into their method of creative thought. It explores their inspirational pathways and reveals how the process of creating art can often mask the extensive effort involved in the conception, design and construction of their work. Through Jan. 11. Hours: Wednesday & Thursday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., (closed for lunch 1:30-2:30) Friday & Saturday, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. 562-6940 x119.
Aquinas Hall Art Gallery, 1st floor at Mount St. Mary College, Newburgh. The Art Gallery at Mount Saint Mary College is currently displaying five original paintings by noted artist John F. Gould. As part of the legacy of artist John F. Gould (1906-1996), visitors can view the original paintings: Glenn Curtiss and the Albany Flier, Franklin D. Roosevelt home in Hyde Park, Locust Grove in Poughkeepsie, the Poughkeepsie Railroad Bridge and the Palatine Hotel in Newburgh. The exhibition is open to the public Mon-Fri during business hours through Feb 2014. 845-561-0800,
Artology, 318 Blooming Grove Tpke. New Windsor. Watercolor Artist Len DeVirgilio Solo Art Exhibit. Feb 2 – 15. Reception Feb. 2, 2-5 p.m. 845-391-8686. artologystudio.org
BAU: Beacon Artist Union. 506 Main St., Beacon. Arthur Wood Retrospective. The many and varied works of Arthur Wood to the Contemporary Art City of Beacon and the surrounding Hudson Valley. Along with paintings and sculpture, there will be shown some of his fantastical architectural drawings. Feb. 7 – March 2. Reception Feb 8, 6-9 p.m. Hours:.Saturday and Sunday noon – 6 p.m. and by appointment. 440-7584.
Beacon Institute for Rivers and Estuaries. 199 Main St., Beacon. A Closer Look: The Hudson River Photographs of Joseph Squillante. New images, placed alongside his classic landscapes, imply a personal and professional evolution, a gentle bending from the traditional toward the abstract. Through March 2. Gallery, bookstore and gift shop hours: Monday – Thursday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Friday 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., Saturday 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. (second Saturday until 8 p.m.), Sunday noon – 5 p.m. Free. 838-1600.
Bertoni Gallery. 1392 Kings Highway, Sugar Loaf. Exhibit by Mae Bertoni and Rachel Bertoni. Hours: Thursday – Sunday 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. 469-0993.
Clearwater Gallery, 190 Angola Road, Cornwall. View original oils, pastels, watercolors by Terri Clearwater, photography by Linda Hubbard and Tom Doyle, and antique prints of the Hudson Valley and historic West Point. Hours: Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-6 p.m., Sat-Sun 8 a.m.-5 p.m. 845-534-4445, www.jonesfarminc.com
Crawford Gallery. Crawford Town Hall, Second floor, Route 302, Pine Bush. Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Crawford Arts Association’s winter exhibit, December 14 – January 31. Opening reception: Dec. 14, 4:30 – 7:30 p.m.. 744-5418, 744-2075.
Center Arts Gallery of Kaplan Hall at SUNY Orange, Newburgh. 341-9386
Dia: Beacon. 3 Beekman Street Beacon. Adjacent to Beacon Train Station. 440-0100. Imi Knoebel’s cycle of 21 shaped paintings, 24 Colors—for Blinky, is presented. $10 adults, $7 students and seniors, children under 12 free. Alighiero e Boetti’s works include Ammazzare il Tempo (1978), Mappa (1972), Opera Postale(1980), Untitled (January-December) (1986), and the groundbreaking Untitled (Victoria Boogie Woogie) (1972), consisting of 5,040 envelopes the artist mailed to himself in Turin from different cities in Italy. Through April 1. Hours: Friday – Monday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Desmond Campus of Mount Saint Mary College, Albany Post Road, Newburgh. View the artwork of participants in The Desmond Campus art programs. Artwork will be for sale. On display through Jan 31, 2014 during campus hours. 845-565-2076, www.msmc.edu.
DM Weil Gallery, 208 Bruynswick Road, Gardiner. 255-3336. At over 3,000 square feet, the DM Weil Gallery may be the largest modern art gallery in New York’s Hudson Valley. Just a short drive from the center of picturesque New Paltz, the DM Weil Gallery offers the look and vibe of an exclusive Soho style exhibition space, but with the majestic Shawangunk Mountains as a backdrop.
Exposures Gallery. King’s Highway, Sugar Loaf. 469-9382. Tuscana – photo workshop to Tuscany includes beautiful pastoral landscapes as well as a new surreal series of architectural image. Hours: Wednesday – Sunday, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Fovea Exhibitions Beacon Gallery. 143 Main St., Beacon. 765-2199. The Beacon Portrait Project: A Visual Map of Community photographs by Meredith Heuer. From artist to stockbroker to dog walker and prison guard, her portraits create a catalog of the town of Beacon’s unique moment in history, a visual map of community. Through Jan. 5. Hours: Friday-Sunday Noon – 6 p.m.
Frances Lehman Loeb Art Gallery. 124 Raymond Ave. Vassar College, Poughkeepsie. Free. Genji’s World in Japanese Woodblock Prints. Through Dec. 15. Hours: Tuesday-Saturday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Thursday til 9 p.m., Sunday 1-5 p.m. Free. 437-5237.
The Gallery at Unison. Unison Arts and Learning Center, 68 Mountain Rest Rd., New Paltz. Outdoor Sculpture Garden is open dawn to dusk year round. Artists featured include Akifumi Tanaka, Showa Okamura, Hisako Noto, Yasuhiko Ishikawa, Kodo Tanaka. In the gallery artwork by Scott Ackerman will be shown. Hours: Monday, Wednesday and Thursday 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. 255-1559.
The Gallery at Water Street Market. Water Street Market, 10 Main St., New Paltz. Hours: Wednesday – Monday 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. 255-1559.
Gardiner Library. 133 Farmer’s Way, Gardiner. In honor of the 50th anniversary of the Beatles appearance on the Ed Sullivan show, the Gardiner Library will display a collection of Beatles memorabilia by John Connolly. According to Connolly “It was 50 years ago The Beatles landed in America: on February 7, 1964. Incidentally, it was my 16th birthday, and two days later they appeared on the Ed Sullivan show and became stars. I bought my first Beatles album then, ‘Meet The Beatles’ for 77 cents, and still have it. I started collecting music then, and have continued to this day.” The items on display include everything from 45′s to Beatles rings. Beatlemania will be in the display case in the library lobby through the end of February. Chagall in High Falls documents the years 1946 to 1948 when Chagall (b.1887-d.1985) lived and worked on Mohonk Road in High Falls. The exhibition of images—many of which were taken by Belgian photographer Charles Leirens—will be on display at the library through March 20. Hours: Monday – Thursday 10 a.m. – 8 p.m., Friday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., Saturday 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. and Sunday noon – 4 p.m. 255-1255.
Gallery 66 NY. 66 Main St., Cold Spring. Glass and ceramics exhibit on display through March 2. Thurs-Sunday 12-5. 809-5838 or gallery66ny.com.
Gallery Schubes. 50 Front Street, Newburgh.. The Gallery Schubes, at 50 Front Street, on the Newburgh waterfront presents a sampling of 40 years of Burnett’s acclaimed photographic work. The show includes Burnett’s sports and Olympic work, his Presidential coverage from Kennedy to Obama as well as historical news events (the Vietnam War, the Iranian Revolution, etc) and a special collection from the time he spent with music icon Bob Marley. The Gallery will be open each weekend from 11am to 4pm, and by appointment. IrisTBT@gmail.com or at 703-623-1376.
Garrison Art Center. 23 Depot Square, Garrison’s Landing, Garrison. Hours: Tuesday-Sunday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. 424-3960.
G. Steve Jordan Gallery. Water St. Market, 10 Main St., New Paltz. Open Wednesday – Monday, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. 255-6800. gstevejordan.com.
Howland Cultural Center. 477 Main St., Beacon. Beginning Dec. 7 Hudson Valley Mixed Bag with artwork by artists throughout the Hudson Valley. Opening reception Dec. 7, 3 – 5 p.m. with music by Knox Sisters. Through Dec. 29. Hours: Thursday – Sunday, 1-5 p.m. 831-4988.
Hudson Beach Glass. 2nd Floor Gallery, 162 Main St., Beacon. 440-0068. Mary Anne Erickson photographs of Vanishing Roadside. Artist reception Dec. 14, 6 – 9 p.m. Through Dec. 31. Gallery Hours: Thursday through Monday 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
James W. Palmer III Gallery. Vassar College Center, 124 Raymond Ave., Poughkeepsie. Paintings and drawings of Hudson Valley artist Lily Prince will be on display through Dec. 19. Hours: Mondays-Fridays 11 a.m. – 6 p.m., Sundays noon – 6 p.m. Free. 437-5370.
Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum. 94 Broadway, (across from City Hall), Newburgh. Wanderings. The photographic art of Anne Cecille Meadows. Thurs., Jan. 2 – Fri., Feb. 28.karpeles.com Hours: Thursday-Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday Noon – 4 p.m. Opening reception Jan. 2, 1-4 p.m. Admission is free. 569-4997.
Lycian Center Galleries. Sugar Loaf. Hours: Tuesday – Saturday 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. and during show times. 469-2287.
Mark Gruber Gallery. 16 New Paltz Plaza, New Paltz. 255-1241. Hosts changing exhibitions featuring Hudson Valley artists – oils, watercolors, pastels, photography, screen prints and posters. Museum store gift shop. Handicapped accessible. Hours: Monday 11 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.; Tuesday – Friday 10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. year round.
Newburgh Free Library Gallery. 124 Grand St, Newburgh. Hours: Monday – Thursday 9 a.m.-9 p.m., Friday & Saturday – 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Sunday 1 – 3 p.m. 563-3601.
Noble Roasters Café. 3020 State Route 207, Campbell Hall. Café hours: Monday-Wednesday 6:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m., Thursday 6:30 a.m. – 8:30 p.m., Friday 6:30 a.m. – 10:30 p.m. and Saturday 8 a.m. – 10:30 p.m. 294-8090.
Orange Hall Gallery. Orange County Community College, Middletown. North East Watercolor Society Juried Members Exhibition, February 9 – March 21. 100 paintings by top watercolorists, reception and watercolor demonstration on Feb 15. Hours: Monday – Thursday 9 a.m. – 8 p.m., and during performances in the Orange Hall Theatre. 341-4891.
The Riverside Galleries, 23 Garrison’s Landing, Garrison. Galleries open Tues thru Sun, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
RiverWinds Gallery. 172 Main St., Beacon. “Hours: Wednesday – Monday noon – 6 p.m.; Beacon Second Saturday, open until 9 p.m. Free. 838-2880.
Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art. SUNY New Paltz. Mary Reid Kelly: Working Objects and Videos, January 22 – April 13. Alice and Horace Chandler and North Galleries. Along His Own Lines: A Retrospective of New York Realist Eugene Speicher, February 5 – July 13, Morgan Anderson, Howard Greenberg Family, and Corridor Galleries. 1980s Style: Image and Design in The Dorsky Museum Collection, February 5 – July 13, Sara Bedrick Gallery. Opening reception for all exhibitions is Saturday, Feb. 8. Hours: Wednesday – Sunday, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Seligmann Estate Gallery. Sugar Loaf. Art Exhibit: Chaim Gross Drawings. View surrealist drawings and watercolors from the notebook of Chaim Gross. Through Dec. 31. Gallery hours: Monday – Friday 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., Saturday & Sunday noon – 5 p.m. 469-9459.
Steel Plant Studios. Marist College Art Gallery Exhibit, Beck Place, Poughkeepsie. Gallery hours: Mon.-Sat. noon-5 p.m. Free.
SUNY Orange Extension Center Kaplan Hall Gallery. Room 134A, Tower Building, One Washington Center, Newburgh. Hours: Tuesday & Thursday 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., Wednesday 2 – 4 p.m. 341-9386.
Transverse Gallery. Locust Grove, 2683 South Road/Route 9, Poughkeepsie. Hudson Valley Paintings, a solo show by Stacie Flint. Through Jan. 2014. Hours: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Free. 454-4500.
Unitarian Universalist Congregation. 9 Vance Road, off Rt. 207, New Windsor. Wonder and Mystery of the World featuring the works of nine local artists, Jamie MacLeod, Sarah McHugh, Karuna McLaughlin, Linda Rahl-Nadas, Ann Marie Nitti, Brian Raap, Billie Robson, Erin Clark and Todd Vogel. The show will run through August 2014. It can be viewed on Sundays from noon to 1, and by appointment throughout the year. Also on display Craft Show and Artisan Boutique through Dec. 22.
Wallkill River Art Gallery. Patchett House, intersection of 17K and Factory Street, Montgomery. Mon-Sat. Veteran’s Art Exhibit, February 1-28. Come see artwork by Orange County veterans ranging from illustrational drawings of prehistoric dinosaurs, self-taught surrealism, and sweetly poignant “Currier and Ives” inspired paintings all month long in the Student Works gallery. Reception February 8, 5-7pm. Emerging Artist Vaune Sherin in her first solo exhibit, February 1-28. Reception Feb 8, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Feb. 22, 5-7 p.m. 845-457-2787, www.wallkillriverschool.com Hours: Monday-Saturday 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. 457-ARTS.
Wurtsboro Art Alliance. 73 Sullivan St., Wurtsboro. Annual Holiday Show through Dec. 22. A wide assortment of original works of art made by local artists will be for sale. Saturdays and Sundays noon – 4 p.m. 888-4440.