Sidney Memorial Public Library

8 River Street Sidney, NY 13838

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Featured Artist for December – Jim Bryden

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Starting on December 20th, the work of Jim Bryden will be on display in the Smart Community Room. Mr. Bryden is a stonecutter from Sidney Center who also creates beautiful quilts. These quilts will be on display and we encourage you to view them whenever the Sidney Library is open.

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Featured Artists for November

November’s featured artists are photographers Brigitte Beehler and Janice Downey. Their work focuses on flowers and landscapes, all printed with vibrant colors that capture the natural beauty of this area. This exhibit will be up for the entire month of November in the Smart Community Room, and we encourage you to view it anytime the library is open.

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Featured Artist for October – Lillie Anderson

Lillie Anderson is the featured artist in Sidney Library’s Smart Community Room for the month of October. Ms Anderson studied intensely at schools like the High School of Music and Art, and has continued to draw and paint ever since. Her recent work includes local landscapes, cityscapes, and interior scenes. We invite you to check out the exhibit anytime our library is open.

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Artist of the Month – Amy Nordberg

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Have you stopped into our Smart Community Room during the month of September? This month’s art exhibit features local photographer Amy Nordberg, owner of SetMeFree Photo Art. Her artwork, which highlights nature and does not rely on digital editing, will be viewable whenever the library is open.

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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.