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Exhibit: Art in the Time of COVID, NYS Art Teachers Association Annual Member Show

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining

Art in the Time of COVID NYS Art Teachers Association Annual Member Show Exhibit on display Sep 14, 2020 - Oct 31, 2020 curated by Catherine Ibanez & Martin Merchant Online Opening Reception  Saturday September 19th @ 2-3pm Via Zoom View Online Exhibit Join Zoom Opening Event Artists: Terrie Bentley, Sharon Ciccone, Kelley Hedin, Catherine […]

Artist in Residence: Brice Garrett – Object Stories

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining

Bethany Arts Community welcomes Brice Garrett for his first residency with us.  Brice is using his residency to develop ideas of community and participatory artworks. He will be developing “Object Stories” which is a community-sourced art project that documents people’s relationships to personal objects that shape our everyday lives. Call for Participation - seeking submissions to build […]

American Modernism ONLINE: The Other Modern Art

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining

Modern Art, in general, was a reaction against the traditions of the past. European modernism started to take shape toward the end of the nineteenth century. “American Modernism” refers to an artistic and cultural movement in the United States that began at the turn of the twentieth century, with a core period between World War […]

Artist in Residence- Ada: A Work In Progress Showing

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining

Join us Sep 27 @ 11am via Facebook LIVE for a conversation and song about Ada, a musical work in progress. View on Facebook LIVE Composer Kim Sherman, Librettist Margaret Vandenburg, Music Director Kimberly Grigsby and Director Lisa Rothe will discuss the development process of their new music theater piece, as well as the close relationship […]

Artist in Residence: Mario Moroni – Work In Progress Showing

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining

Join us Sep 27 @ 11:45am for a work in progress showing by poet, Mario Moroni, during his residency at Bethany Arts Community. This performance is an evocative, immersive, poetry reading experience.  The first part entitled “Ballads of Maine” is a traditional reading with the support a microphone that produces some special effect (reverberation, echo), the […]

Artist in Residence: Kyle Marshall – Work In Progress Showing

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining

Join us Sep 27 @ 6pm for a work in progress showing by choreographer, Kyle Marshall during his residency at Bethany Arts Community. For the public portion of his residency, Kyle shares his process with Jah, a solo tapping into of his Jamaican heritage. As a member of the diaspora Kyle has felt distant from my maternal […]

PICASSO ONLINE: The Man – The Myth – The Legend

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining

Join us for this fascinating 5-week Pablo PIcasso online art history class lead by Jill Kiefer, Ph.D. and Bethany Arts Community. Tuesdays, 10am – 11am September 15th – October 13th. Spanish expatriate painter, sculptor, printmaker, ceramicist, and stage designer Pablo Picasso remains the most influential artist of the twentieth century, and is regarded as one […]

Artist in Residence: Cassandra Clark – Artist Talk

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining

Join us via Zoom: Oct 6th @ 11:30am for a talk with Visual Artist, Cassandra Clark, during her residency at Bethany Arts Community. Artist Talk: Painted Clutches – Fine Art & Sustainable Fashion. Cassie Clark will share her process of making sustainable fashion from unexpected objects, found materials and recycled shopping bags.  A studio art major in college, she focused on painting, drawing, and […]

Artist in Residence: Photographer, Julia Forrest Artist Talk

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining

Artist Talk and Slideshow via Zoom: Photographer, Julia Forrest will discuss her work, her inspirations, and her tools, including her camera, mirrors, and props.  During her second residency at Bethany, Julia will be using her own compact, self-built darkroom to print photographs on quality fiber-based paper, glass plates, wood slices, and cyanotype paper. About the […]

Hang with Art: A Discussion About Arts Education in the Days of Covid

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining

A discussion with arts educators Sharon Ciccone, Marty Merchant and Cathy Ibanez about the importance of art education, especially in the days of Covid, and the work in the NY State Art Teachers Association Annual Art Show. View Online Exhibit About the Show The 2020 gallery show of New York State Art Teachers Association Region […]

Artist in Residence: Susan Polese – Play Reading “Secret Sundays”

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining

Join us Oct 10th @ 11:30am, Playwright, Susan Polese will present an excerpt of her play, "Secrect Sundays", in development during her residency at Bethany Arts Community. Playwright, Susan Polese, presents a 20 minute excerpt stage reading of her play in development, Secret Sundays. Susan will use her residency to continue to write the script. […]

Virtual Artist In Residence: Karen Allen Artist Talk

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining

Artist Talk via Zoom: Karen Allen, visual artist, will share her inspirations and process for creating her works “Ark, Totems and Vessels” and the “Under and Over the Allowable Limit”   About the Artist Karen Allen paintings and drawings in acrylic, oils and pastels are figurative abstractions. The inner feeling and meaning of what has inspired me visually is more important for me […]

Artist in Residence: Tacie Jones Artist Talk

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining

Artist Talk via Zoom: Tacie Jones Artist Talk: Mending We store the imprint of memory in our bodies. Some of this memory comes from personal experience, and some we inherit from our ancestors. This online artist talk will discuss Mending, a growing body of work consisting of video, media installation, sculpture, performance documentation and cyanotype photography. The […]

Artist in Residence: Erika Meitner & Sarah Heady Artist Talk

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining

Artist Talk via Zoom: Erika Meitner and Sarah Heady Erika Meitner will be sharing poems from her documentary poetry project on sea-level rise and architecture in Miami that is photo-text in verse.  "Photo-text" or “photopoetry” describes the art form in which poem and photography are equally important and may be related, not simply decorative. Sarah Heady: “The Hudson Lines”. Sarah […]

Artist in Residence: Catherine Weingarten Work in Progress Reading

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining

Work in Progress Reading via Zoom: "I'm so Hot" by Playwright, Catherine Weingarten Who cheats first? Men or women? What if they’re both insanely hot? In this adaptation of "La Dispute" by Marivaux, a Prince captures hot people to see who cheats first!! It’s like olden day French reality TV.  About the Artist Catherine Weingarten […]

Artist in Residence: Writer, Daniel Tamulonis Artist Talk

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining

Artist Talk via Zoom Writer, Daniel Tamulonis will give us a peek into his writing process, sharing his inspirations, and his journey as a writer, from writing marionette plays, to essays on teaching, to the fiction writing that, years and years later, he felt he had to get out into the world. Daniel will share how he makes room for writing while teaching elementary school […]

Artist in Residence: Anna Mayta Performance and Q&A

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining

Artist Performance and Q&A via Zoom: Choreographer, Anna Mayta is premiering her new dance - “The world of humanity has two wings” - inspired by a quote from the Writings of Abdul’-Baha, Baha’i writings:    “The world of humanity has two wings – one is women and the other men. Not until both wings are equally developed can […]

Artist in Residence: Santina Amato Artist Talk

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining

Artist Talk via Zoom: Santina Amato, sculptor and painter, will share her process for making ephemeral sculptures that decompose overtime. While at Bethany she is designing sculptures that will exist in the gardens of Bethany before decomposing.  While in residency at Bethany, Santina is looking forward to being able to create her ephemeral nature sculptures using a new method of cotton soaked in […]

Artist in Residence: Andrea Vonbujoss Artist Talk

Bethany Arts Community 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining

Artist talk via Zoom: Andrea will share an insider's view of her process and show her works in progress. Andrea’s work includes colorful, geometric and whimsical sculptures that are fabricated from wood, cardboard, wire, clay and acrylic plastic.  Many of Andrea’s pieces are interactive, such as, benches, arches and 3-dimensional words.  As an artist who works in the public realm as a […]

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