Sidney Memorial Public Library

8 River Street Sidney, NY 13838

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Featured Artist for August – Megan Gray

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Megan Gray, a Sidney high school alumna and recent graduate of SUNY New Paltz, will display her senior thesis artwork in the Sidney Library’s Smart Community Room during the month of August. Megan’s exhibit is titled Geo Metric Schema which focuses on layering and patterns to create beautiful works of art.

We encourage you to stop in and view this exhibit anytime the library is open.

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Featured Artist for July – Heather Mowris

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Heather Mowris is the featured artist in the Sidney Library’s Smart Community Room for the month of July. Her work covers many media, including pencil, colored pencil, mosaic, and acrylic painting. We encourage you to stop by and visit the exhibit any time our library is open.

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Featured Artists for June – Scott & Brenda Wesley

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During the month of June, the Smart Community Room will feature artwork by Scott and Brenda Wesley. Both artists, who are residents of Unadilla, work primarily in acrylic and mixed media. Stop in anytime the library is open to view their work.

This exhibit can be viewed beginning on June 5th.

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Featured Artist for May – Afton Piece Corps Quilters

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Local crafters will be pleased with the May art exhibition in Sidney Library’s Smart Community Room. It features works by the Afton Piece Corps Quilters, a group of talented members who transformed imagery from books into quilts and wall hangings.

We invite the public to stop in anytime our library is open and enjoy the show.

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Featured Artist – JoAnn Bertone Chmielowski

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photo by JoAnn Bertone Chmielowski

Our featured exhibit in the Smart Community Room for the month of April is JoAnn Bertone Chmielowski. JoAnn’s nature photographs make use of reflections and unusual perspectives, and are paired with beautiful frames carved from local wood.

This exhibit is open for viewing any time our library is open. We encourage you to stop back and visit it!

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Featured Artist for March – Alyssa Hardy

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photograph by Alyssa Hardy

Alyssa Hardy, the art teacher at Bainbridge-Guilford High School, will display a collection of artwork that includes drawings, paintings, photographs, and prints. The exhibit features work made by Alyssa and her husband Dan, as well as college friends and some of Alyssa’s students over the years.

The highlight of the exhibit will be descriptions accompanying each image, giving some insight as to how each piece was created. For those of you who have wanted to learn more about art techniques, you are sure to enjoy this exhibit in the Smart Community Room for the month of March.

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Featured Artist for February – Lucinda VanVleck

bumblebee photograph by Lucinda VanVleck

bumblebee photograph by Lucinda VanVleck

If you are in the Sidney Library this month, be sure to take an extra minute to stop by the art exhibit in the Smart Community Room. This month’s featured artist is Lucinda VanVleck, who photographs nature, and has a special interest in honeybees. We hope you enjoy her work.

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Featured Artist for January – Thomas Hunter

photograph by Thomas Hunter

Sidney NY local Thomas Hunter is the featured artist in the Sidney Library’s Smart Community Room. His photography highlights some of the beautiful nature in our area. This exhibit will be up until January 31st. When you are visiting the Sidney Library to check out some new materials, don’t forget to stop in and see the artwork.