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February 19, 2018

Fun and War Games : Tricia McLaughlin


January 20, 2018 – May 4, 2018

Reception: Mon, March 5, 5:30 – 7:00pm

Artist’s Talk: 6:30

New York, January 12, 2018. The Westchester Gallery of the Peekskill Extension Center Westchester Community College is featuring the work of Tricia McLaughlin on view from January 20 through May 4, 2018.  The opening reception will be March 5th from 5:30 to 7:30 pm, the public is welcome.  Tricia McLaughlin works in the realm of fantasy architecture and social structures in the form of 3D design, animation, painting, and sculpture.  She plays with the ideas of restructuring human behavior.  The structures are based on her own logic, which often leads to geometry that is anthropomorphized.  The individual figures become emotional and the structures effect their social interactions.  In her work, function follows arbitrary form.  From these new forms the rules change.

October 23, 2017

Jade Doskow’s World Fairs

November 7, 2017 –  December 22nd 2017

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© Jade Doskow  New York 1964 World’s Fair, “Peace Through Understanding,” Unisphere

Opening Thursday, November 9, 2017

5:30 – 7 pm

Artist’s Talk: 6:30 pm

Since 2007, Jade Doskow has been photographing the remaining architecture, art, and landscaping of international world’s fairs. These magnificent, temporary events left behind international architectural icons, urban infrastructure, and large-scale public art. However, there often was a lack of planning as to how to bring these unusual sites into a proactive contemporary use, and as a result, there is a surreal utopian/ dystopian quality to much of what is left behind. In Doskow’s photographs the resulting images illustrate sites that run the gamut from iconic to abandoned, from functional to strangely repurposed, and including such structures as the Space Needle, Eiffel Tower, and New York State Pavilion, positing complex questions as to the nature of what we choose to preserve or discard within our shared urban spaces.

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© Jade Doskow

New York 1964 World’s Fair, “Peace Through Understanding,” Unisphere

August 1, 2017

Steve Rossi, Problematic Parallels

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Opening Wednesday, September 20, 2017

5:30 – 7 pm

Artist’s Talk: 6:30 pm

In the sculpture based Reciprocal Ladder series, the utilitarian function and visual form of a ladder has been subverted for aesthetic and metaphorical purposes, responding to the precariousness and uncertainty of our present social, economic, and political contexts.

Steve Rossi’s interdisciplinary practice incorporates sculpture, photography, and performative actions while addressing issues and ideas related to systems of social organization, the hand-made and the mass-produced, permanence and ephemerality, and notions of community and shared experience in contemporary culture. He received his BFA from Pratt Institute in 2000 and his MFA from the State University of New York at New Paltz in 2006. He lives in Beacon, New York.

June 14, 2017

Off the Beaten Track PAA 20th Annual Open Studios


Elizabeth Bram Flower Opening in the Sun Acrylics on Canvas, 24” x 30”

June 1, 2017 – July 28, 2017

Artist’s reception: Thursday, June 1, 2017, 5:30 – 7:30 pm

Works in all media by Peekskill Arts Alliance Member Artists located outside of the downtown arts district.This show will run in conjunction with the 20th Annual Peekskill Open Studios Event.  Saturday & Sunday June 3 & 4, from 12 to 5 each day.

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March 27, 2017

Anthony Rhoads, “Design in Motion”

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There is more than one way to solve a problem. For designers these problems include: time restrictions, budget constraints, and equipment. how can you best utilize your creativity in developing motion graphics and title sequences? Anthony rhoads will be presenting title sequences for film and television from over the years and breaking down his process. he will give an overview of the process from storyboarding and tossing out ideas to final products, and how choosing the medium of each, whether it be computer generated, live action, hand animation or something else, influences the final product.

March 27, 2017

RICHARD JOCHUM “Five Thirds of a Small Exhibition”


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Opening Reception: Tuesday, April 11, 5:30 – 7:30 pm

Artist’s Gallery Talk: 6:30 pm

Richard Jochum explores and bridges diversity in media, technology, and the arts. Investigating the intriguing connection between art producers and the public and the powerful role of art as a form of education, his installations are often based on participation. In this exhibit he will show an interactive version of his crossword Project that allows users to submit live-fed questions into a video-projected crossword puzzle. The project, an interactive animation work, stems from the artist’s fascination with the ubiquity and relevance of crossword puzzles in popular culture. While traditional crossword puzzles usually provide short clues to answers that fit into a rubric, Jochum’s quest is for questions that make the viewer muse and ponder.