The featured artist for the month of May is Kevin Klumpp. Mr. Klumpp has dealt with many challenges in his life, including being unable to speak and learning to communicate through sign language. He is very passionate about drawing and photography. Many of Kevin’s drawings take several days to complete and the inspiration for his work is not always known. Please stop in to the Smart Community Room and view his work any time our library is open.
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.
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.
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!
Photo club, run by local photographer Thomas Hunter, will meet this Monday, April 7th at 6pm in the Smart Community Room. Thomas goes into great depth about the many functions of digital cameras, so this group is a great fit for both beginner and experienced photographers.
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.
Do you have a camera you’d like help learning how to use? Or, are you interested in connecting with other photographers? Join Thomas Hunter (local photographer) and others for the Photography Club’s second meeting. It will be held at 6:00pm on Monday, March 3rd in the Community Room. Be sure to bring your camera!
Many of our patrons have commented on the beautiful nature and animal photography of Lucinda VanVleck hanging in the Smart Community Room this month. We are excited that Ms. VanVleck, the secretary for the Southern Tier Beekeepers’ Association, will speak about the art of beekeeping this Saturday, March 1st at 11:00am in the Smart Community Room. We hope you can join us for what promises to be an informative talk.
The newly formed Photography Club, organized by local photographer Thomas Hunter, will meet for the first time this Monday, February 3rd at 6:00pm in the Smart Community Room. If you have an interest in learning more about your camera, please come. This group is free to the public. Don’t forget to bring your camera!
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.