Book Release: Reservoir Year: A Walker’s Book of Days by Nina Shengold

Author: Nina Shengold Title: Reservoir Year: A Walker’s Book of Days Publisher: Syracuse University Press ISBN: 978-0-8156-3696-0 (hardcover) 978-0-8156-1124-0 (paperback) 978-0-8156-5507-7 (e-book) Release Date: June 15, 2020   Art: Cover Painting: Kate McGloughlin Map and Line Drawings: Will Lytle Hand-Colored Linocuts: Carol Zaloom   Catskills author Nina Shengold’s latest book Reservoir Year: A Walker’s Book of Days will be released by Syracuse University Press on … Continue reading Book Release: Reservoir Year: A Walker’s Book of Days by Nina Shengold

The Quarry Fox: And Other Critters of the Wild Catskills Audiobook to Be Released in June

First published by The Overlook Press in 2017, The Quarry Fox earned rave reviews. From the New York Times: “A poignant and modern reminder of untamed creatures so close to home.” From Library Journal: “This engaging portrait of the Catskill wilderness will appeal to nature enthusiasts of all stripes.” Silver Hollow Audio will be releasing the audiobook edition of The Quarry Fox narrated by the … Continue reading The Quarry Fox: And Other Critters of the Wild Catskills Audiobook to Be Released in June

Book Release: Where Space Bends by Anique Sara Taylor

Where Space Bends by Anique Sara Taylor will be released in May by Finishing Line Press. To pre-order, go to https://www.finishinglinepress.com/product/where-space-bends-by-anique-sara-taylor/ Taylor’s work has appeared in Rattle, Common Ground Review, Adanna, Stillwater Review, Earth’s Daughters among others. She’s co-authored works for HBO, Scholastic, Simon & Schuster and a three-act play that was performed by Playwrights Horizons and Williamstown Playhouse. In 2014 her chapbook version of Where Space Bends was chosen … Continue reading Book Release: Where Space Bends by Anique Sara Taylor

Duct-Taped Banana Makes It to the Catskills

Earlier this month the art world was shaken by news that a banana duct-taped to a wall sold for $150,000 at Art Basel Miami. Maurizio Cattelan’s installation called Comedian, that included, yes!, a real banana taped to a wall, has become some kind of a sensation with some calling it conceptual art and others calling it a prank (read the background story here). The fact … Continue reading Duct-Taped Banana Makes It to the Catskills

Featured Destination: The Hyde Collection

The Hyde Collection Art Museum in Glens Falls, Warren County, includes a wide array of artworks and antiques – paintings, sculptures, pottery, books and furniture – spanning from the early Renaissance to modern and contemporary era. The collection was established by Charlotte Pruyn Hyde and her husband Louis Fiske Hyde, who acquired art from the Renaissance to the 19th century. Later on, the collection expanded … Continue reading Featured Destination: The Hyde Collection

“How Art Is Made” Reviewed in A Time and A Place Magazine

“David creates a seamless rapport with each artist, drawing out their individual personalities with meticulously researched questions. Her interviewing style is so natural and unobtrusive that the reader feels like “a fly on the wall” privy to the authentic, unrehearsed lives of the artists. They divulge their thought processes, creative developments, media, materials and muses, but David evokes them into sharing a glimpse of their … Continue reading “How Art Is Made” Reviewed in A Time and A Place Magazine

Zadock Pratt Museum History Award Recipients

The Zadock Pratt Museum’s 2019 History Award Recipients are: Janelle Conine Maurer, Donald B. Teator, Kevin Berner and Ginny Scheer, all recognized for their outstanding work in the local and regional history of the Tri-County area of Delaware, Greene and Schoharie Counties. The Award Ceremony took place on September 28 at Villa Vosilla in Tannersville, New York. This year marks the Zadock Pratt Museum’s sixtieth … Continue reading Zadock Pratt Museum History Award Recipients