Sam Van Aken has spent the last four years collecting varieties of heirloom fruit, grafting them all onto one tree that bears 40 types of stone fruit at different times during the year.
Whether it’s the view from outside her studio window, a still from a movie or young women interacting on a Russian street, painter Vera Iliatova creates pieces based on what she sees.
A new exhibition opening at the Strohl Art Center showcases the work of six artists, all of whom explore themes of surface and texture in their pieces.
“Into the West” opens at 3 p.m. today in the Strohl Art Center. The opening reception will be held from 3 to 5 p.m.
When artist Matt Kenyon wanted to create a piece commenting on the burst of the housing bubble in the United States and its global ramifications, he worked and researched until he had a machine that released tiny, house-shaped clouds.
Over the past 20 years of his career, artist Craig Taylor has shifted between different styles of painting in his oil pieces.
Predictions of sunny weather for this weekend have both the coordinators and vendors of this summer’s first Art in the Park excited and hopeful that rain and gray skies will not damper the popular event.
For Pat and Amy Mead, Chautauqua is as much home base as it is setting for their love story. Originally from Westfield, New York, and Rockville, Maryland, respectively, the Meads have visited Chautauqua with their families as long as they can remember.
Over the course of her career, the paintings of artist Julie Heffernan have evolved into a “bully pulpit” where she can air her concerns about the current state of the environment. Heffernan will discuss these ideas in her lecture at 7 p.m. today in the Hultquist Center.