Monday, December 10, 2012

Celebrate our Cookbook & Shop Locally at the Cooperstown Art Association!

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Contact:  Janet G. Erway

Cooperstown Art Association

22 Main Street

Cooperstown, N.Y.  13326

(607) 547-9777

 

 

December 10, 2012

 

           

Celebrate our Cookbook & Shop Locally at the Cooperstown Art Association!

 

 

Join us Friday, December 21 from 4-7pm at the Cooperstown Art Association galleries for extended evening hours and the kick-off of our highly-anticipated art cookbook!  Stop by to sample selected recipes from the book while you do your last minute shopping.  The Cooperstown Art Association Cookbook of Creatively Curated Cuisine showcases awe-inspiring artwork that will delight the eyes and remarkable recipes that will satisfy the stomach!  The cookbook consists of 100 full color pages with layout and design by Cory Ann Sharer and will be available for $18.95 each at the CAA starting Friday, December 21st.  An art cookbook from the CAA makes a wonderful gift!

 

But there’s no reason to wait until the 21st to do the rest of your shopping: stop by the Cooperstown Art Association’s Holiday Member Show & Sale through Friday, December 23rd and discover “the best kept secret” in Cooperstown!  With only two weeks left you are sure to find what you need at our gallery that is packed full of original fine art & crafts by over 150 local & regional artists and craftspeople.  Countless treasures await!  Shop locally and find something for everyone on your list – vases, pottery, paintings, notecards, jewelry, hats, scarves, pillows, ornaments, cutting boards and so much more!  Does your family need some ideas for you?  Stop in and fill out your wish list/gift registry and spread the word!

 

The CAA is located at 22 Main Street in the Village Library building in Cooperstown on the corner of Main & Fair Streets. Gallery Hours:  Daily 11-4; Sunday 1-4. Closed Tuesdays.  Please call (607) 547-9777 for more information or visit us on the web at http://www.cooperstownart.com.

 

 

The Cooperstown Art Association’s cookbook is arriving on Friday, December 21st!

 

 

Raku pottery by John Samsel of Endicott and scarves and hats by Abigail McEnroe of Burlington Flats are just a sampling of the beautiful things available at the Cooperstown Art Association's Holiday Member Show & Sale through December 23rd.

--   Janet G. Erway, Director  Cory Anne Sharer, Assistant Director  Cooperstown Art Association  22 Main Street Cooperstown, NY 13326  (607) 547-9777  (607)547-1187 fax  gallery@cooperstownart.com  www.cooperstownart.com

Monday, November 19, 2012

Adorn-A-Door Wreath Festival This Saturday!

Start the holidays with the CAA's Annual Adorn-A-Door Wreath Festival this Saturday, November 24th from 10am - 4:30pm!  Read more at http://www.cooperstownart.com/pr2.html

If you wish to stop receiving emails from the CAA, simply respond with that request.    --   Janet G. Erway, Director  Cory Anne Sharer, Assistant Director  Cooperstown Art Association  22 Main Street   Cooperstown, NY 13326  (607) 547-9777  (607) 547-1187 fax  gallery@cooperstownart.com  www.cooperstownart.com    


Friday, November 16, 2012

Adorn-a-Door is Saturday, November 24th at the Cooperstown Art Association!

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Contact: Janet G. Erway

Cooperstown Art Association

22 Main Street

Cooperstown, New York 13326

(607) 547-9777

 

November 16, 2012

 

Adorn-a-Door Wreath Festival at the CAA

 

 

Need a wreath for the holidays? Join the Cooperstown Art Association for the Adorn-a-Door Wreath Festival held on Saturday, November 24,
10 a.m.  – 4:30 p.m
. Adorn-a-Door will feature over 100 wreaths available for silent auction that have been decorated by area artists, craftspeople and businesses. The silent auction process is easy. After receiving a bidding number, place bids on as many wreaths as you like, out bidding the people before you. Then, as the day progresses, stop by again later to increase your bid before the bidding stops at 4:30 p.m! This festive holiday event is open to the public and includes seasonal treats and local musical talent throughout the day.

Don’t miss out on this year’s exciting raffle item: A private 4-course dinner for up to 12 at Origins Café located at Carefree Gardens in Cooperstown!  The dinner will be raffled off on the day of the Adorn-a-Door Festival and tickets are currently available at the CAA for $10 each. 

Bring your whole family for this fun-filled day, place a bid on your favorite wreath, browse our Holiday Member Show & Sale, try your luck at the raffle and enjoy a day of music and seasonal goodies at the Cooperstown Art Association Adorn-a-Door Wreath Festival!

All proceeds from Adorn-a-Door help to support the Cooperstown Art Association and their scholarship fund for area high school seniors.

Adorn-a-Door will be held at the Cooperstown Art Association, in our upstairs ballroom gallery, located at 22 Main Street in the Village Library Building diagonally across the street from the National Baseball Hall of Fame. For questions or information please call 607-547-9777. Visit us on the web at www.cooperstownart.com.

--   Janet G. Erway, Director  Cory Anne Sharer, Assistant Director  Cooperstown Art Association  22 Main Street Cooperstown, NY 13326  (607) 547-9777  (607)547-1187 fax  gallery@cooperstownart.com  www.cooperstownart.com

Sunday, November 4, 2012

Opening This Friday!

Join us this Friday, November 9,  from 5-7pm for the opening reception of The Holiday Member Show & Sale!  Read more at http://www.cooperstownart.com/current.html




If you wish to stop receiving emails from the CAA, simply respond with that request.    --   Janet G. Erway, Director  Cory Anne Sharer, Assistant Director  Cooperstown Art Association  22 Main Street   Cooperstown, NY 13326  (607) 547-9777  (607) 547-1187 fax  gallery@cooperstownart.com  www.cooperstownart.com    


Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Holiday Show Delivery!

Attention all Artists & Craftspeople!  Delivery for the Holiday Member Show & Sale will be this Friday & Saturday November 2 & 3 from 11-4pm.  Read more at http://www.cooperstownart.com/pr2.html


If you wish to stop receiving emails from the CAA, simply respond with that request.    --   Janet G. Erway, Director  Cory Anne Sharer, Assistant Director  Cooperstown Art Association  22 Main Street   Cooperstown, NY 13326  (607) 547-9777  (607) 547-1187 fax  gallery@cooperstownart.com  www.cooperstownart.com    


Thursday, October 25, 2012

Pumpkin Glow Sunday October 28th

Bring the whole family Sunday, October 28th from 6-7pm for our annual Pumpkin Glow!  Bring your carved or decorated pumpkins with a candle inside to the CAA during the day on Sunday, then stick around that evening to enjoy all the pumpkins, free tasty treats and riveting ghost stories courtesy of Bruce Markusen.  Read more at http://www.cooperstownart.com/pr1.html



If you wish to stop receiving emails from the CAA, simply respond with that request.    --   Janet G. Erway, Director  Cory Anne Sharer, Assistant Director  Cooperstown Art Association  22 Main Street   Cooperstown, NY 13326  (607) 547-9777  (607) 547-1187 fax  gallery@cooperstownart.com  www.cooperstownart.com    


Friday, October 19, 2012

Call to Artists! The Holiday Show is Coming!

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Contact:  Janet G. Erway

Cooperstown Art Association

22 Main Street

Cooperstown, NY  13326

(607) 547-9777

 

 

October 18, 2012

 

                                                            Calling all Artists and Craftspeople!

                                      The Cooperstown Art Association's Holiday Show is Coming!

 

It is that time of year again!  Everyone is invited to participate in the Holiday Member Show & Sale at the Cooperstown Art Association by bringing reasonably priced pieces of original artwork geared toward holiday gift giving. Delivery dates for the show are Friday and Saturday, November 2 and 3 from 11a.m – 4 p.m. To participate in this show all you need is a CAA membership. We offer full year memberships for individuals for $25. You can sign up to be a member any time.  This is a wonderful opportunity to exhibit your work, whatever medium it may be!  In the past the show has featured a wide range of fine crafts and artwork including pottery, woodwork, ornaments, cards, stained glass, jewelry, clothing, photography, sculpture, paintings and much more. Any two-dimensional work is limited to 6 pieces per person. A 30% commission will be retained by the CAA for all sales so participants should price their work accordingly.

Get a head start on holiday shopping and join us for the opening reception on Friday, November 9 from 5-7pm.  This delightful exhibit will continue through December 23. 

The CAA is located at 22 Main Street, diagonally across the street from the Baseball Hall of Fame. For more information please call (607) 547-9777. Visit us on the web at www.cooperstownart.com.

--   Janet G. Erway, Director  Cory Anne Sharer, Assistant Director  Cooperstown Art Association  22 Main Street Cooperstown, NY 13326  (607) 547-9777  (607)547-1187 fax  gallery@cooperstownart.com  www.cooperstownart.com

Friday, October 12, 2012

We Need Your Pumpkins at the Cooperstown Art Association!

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Contact:  Janet G. Erway

Cooperstown Art Association

22 Main Street

Cooperstown, NY  13326

(607) 547-9777

 

 

 

October 12, 2012

 

We Need Your Pumpkins!

 

The Cooperstown Art Association challenges the community to help us put together the largest “Pumpkin Glow” yet on the front porch and lawn.  Bring your carved or decorated pumpkins to the CAA porch anytime by 6 p.m. on Sunday, October 28th.  Don’t forget a candle to light your pumpkin! We will add them to our dazzling debut of plentiful pumpkins that evening October 28 from 6 – 7 p.m.  Anything goes - all pumpkins are welcome!  You can even make this a fun project for your group, organization or school.  The “Pumpkin Glow” and its goodies are free and open to the public although donations are always welcome.

The Cooperstown Art Association is located in the Village Library Building diagonally across the street from the Hall of Fame.  If you are interested in participating or would like more information please call 607-547-9777.  Visit us on the web at www.cooperstownart.com.  

 

 

 

--   Janet G. Erway, Director  Cory Anne Sharer, Assistant Director  Cooperstown Art Association  22 Main Street Cooperstown, NY 13326  (607) 547-9777  (607)547-1187 fax  gallery@cooperstownart.com  www.cooperstownart.com

Saturday, October 6, 2012

Get Your Luck of the Draw Tickets Today!

Attention Art Lovers!  As you may know, our Luck of the Draw exhibit & fundraiser opened with a fabulous reception on September 28th.  This is a quick reminder  that the highly prized tickets (remember, there are only 80 of them) are on sale now and going fast!  The exhibit will conclude with the final ticket drawing on October 14th at 2pm.   Call 607-547-9777 or stop in to get yours!  You can read more at our website: http://www.cooperstownart.com/luck.pdf 

 

--   Janet G. Erway, Director  Cory Anne Sharer, Assistant Director  Cooperstown Art Association  22 Main Street   Cooperstown, NY 13326  (607) 547-9777  (607) 547-1187 fax  gallery@cooperstownart.com  www.cooperstownart.com    

--   Janet G. Erway, Director  Cory Anne Sharer, Assistant Director  Cooperstown Art Association  22 Main Street Cooperstown, NY 13326  (607) 547-9777  (607)547-1187 fax  gallery@cooperstownart.com  www.cooperstownart.com

Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Opening This Friday!

Join us this Friday, September 28th from 5-7pm for the opening reception of The Central New York Watercolor Society, Luck of the Draw: Exhibit & Fundraiser & Those Who Can: Otsego County Art Teachers Past & Present.  Read more at http://www.cooperstownart.com/current.html




If you wish to stop receiving emails from the CAA, simply respond with that request.    --   Janet G. Erway, Director  Cory Anne Sharer, Assistant Director  Cooperstown Art Association  22 Main Street   Cooperstown, NY 13326  (607) 547-9777  (607) 547-1187 fax  gallery@cooperstownart.com  www.cooperstownart.com    


Friday, September 14, 2012

Three Exhibits to open at the CAA Friday, September 28th!

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Contact:

Janet G. Erway

Cooperstown Art Association

22 Main Street

Cooperstown, N.Y.  13326

 

September 14, 2012

 

 

 

Three New Exhibits at the CAA – Opening Friday, September 28th 5-7pm

 

The Cooperstown Art Association is pleased to announce the opening reception of three new exhibits, the 2012 Central New York Watercolor Society Annual Juried Show, our Luck of the Draw exhibit and fundraiser and “THOSE WHO CAN! : Art of Otsego County Art Teachers Past & Present”.  

 

The Central New York Watercolor Society’s annual juried exhibition will be on display through October 26th featuring selected works by both Signature and Associate members of the society and the opening reception will be an opportunity to not only view the watercolor paintings but also meet and interact with artists from the society.  The juror of selection and awards is the award-winning watercolorist, oil painter, illustrator and mixed media artist David Kiehm of the Deaddrift Studio in Oneonta, NY.   This year the Central New York Watercolor Society proudly celebrates its thirtieth anniversary. Started in the living rooms of just a handful of local watercolor painters from the Mohawk Valley, it has grown to almost two hundred members and includes artists from several other states. The mission of the Central New York Watercolor Society is to encourage the advancement of watercolor painting. For the past three decades, members have been working to improve their skills and promote the art of watercolor through exhibitions, lectures and demonstrations. The annual juried exhibit showcases the very best work of the accomplished and talented membership. More information is available at the organization’s website:  centralnewyorkwatercolorsociety.org.

 

Luck of the Draw is back by popular demand!  This exciting exhibit and fundraiser will be on display in Gallery B September 28 – October 13th , with the final ticket drawing on the 14th at 2pm.  80 Luck of the Draw Tickets are currently available for purchase and going fast at $80 each.  Every Luck of the Draw Ticket holder will go home with one of 80 pieces of art donated by local and regional artists valued at a minimum of $80.  Take a chance on art and walk away with an original piece of artwork while showing your support of the CAA, a thriving non-profit art gallery!  Visit our website at www.cooperstownart.com or stop by the gallery for more information.

 

“Those Who Can” will take a unique look into the talented, qualified world of current and retired Otsego County K-12 Public School Art Teachers and will be on display in the ballroom gallery C through October 26th. This group show provides the rare opportunity to view artwork by area art teachers in a gallery setting.  In addition to artwork, artists will provide brief narratives of educational background, teaching history, and recollections of memorable teaching "moments" including gratifying achievements of particular students.  Exposure to art at all ages is crucial to the overall development of creativity and expression in our children and this exhibit celebrates the unique perspective of our talented Otsego County educators.  Artists include:       Fred Blatt, Jim & Maria Hallahan, Doug Hallberg, Peg Hathaway, Sally Herring, Kiersten Jennings, Ann Kiehm, Mary Krupp, Karen Kucharski, Dianne Kull, Barbara Yuenger Michaels,Tina Morris, Anne Bathen Murdock, Eileen Murphy, Karen Rowe, Lee Sperling, Joni Stephens, Cheryl Theis and Rebecca Mietzelfeld Todd.

 

All three exhibits are located at the Cooperstown Art Association galleries, 22 Main Street, Cooperstown, NY.  The exhibits are free and open to the public.  Gallery Hours:  Daily 11-4; Sunday 1-4. Closed Tuesdays.  For more information please call (607) 547-9777 or visit us on the web at www.cooperstownart.com

--   Janet G. Erway, Director  Cory Anne Sharer, Assistant Director  Cooperstown Art Association  22 Main Street Cooperstown, NY 13326  (607) 547-9777  (607)547-1187 fax  gallery@cooperstownart.com  www.cooperstownart.com

Fall Classes start September 26th at the CAA!

Press Release - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

Contact:  Janet G. Erway

Cooperstown Art Association

22 Main Street

Cooperstown, NY  13326

(607) 547-9777

 

September 14, 2012

                       

 

Announcing Fall Classes at the CAA!

 

Want to try something new?  Need to get back into an art routine?  Explore your inner artist?  Then the Fall Classes at the Cooperstown Art Association may be the right fit for you! Classes are held in our upstairs classroom space at 22 Main St. Cooperstown unless otherwise indicated.  This fall the CAA is offering: Open Drawing Group with a Live Model, Plein Air Oil Painting with Mary Nolan, Watercolor Landscape with David Kiehm, Watercolor Techniques with Doug Jamieson and Water Soluble Oils with Doug Jamieson.   You can also view the class schedule online at www.cooperstownart.com. Don’t forget to register and pay for your spot prior to the beginning of each class!  To pre-register, please call the CAA at 607-547-9777.  

 

Open Drawing Group with Live Model

Monday Evenings
Year Round
7:00 - 9:00pm
$10 donation per class
Artists of all skill levels are invited to sketch from a live model without an instructor. This group is perfect for those looking for a creative outlet or to hone their drawing skills! Join our friendly small drawing group!  Subject to weather and model availability, please call the CAA before attending.

 

Plein Air Oil Painting with Mary Nolan

Wednesday Mornings*
6-Weeks, September 26 – October 31
10:00am – 12noon
$160 for Members / $165 for Non-members
This is a 6-week class for the student with past experience with oil painting and is taught onsite with the location changing each week. Students are given the opportunity to learn the techniques of oil painting while working from life.  Materials list available at www.cooperstownart.com
*Schedule flexibility is required due to weather.

 

Watercolor Landscape with David Kiehm

Wednesday Evenings
8-Weeks, September 26 – November 14
6:30pm - 9:30pm

$110 for Members / $115 for Non-members

Watercolor Landscape with David Kiehm is an 8 - week class that will focus on interpreting landscapes from photographs and concentrate on developing space & mood in landscapes. Materials list available at www.cooperstownart.com

Watercolor Techniques with Doug Jamieson

Thursday Mornings
8-weeks, September 27 – November 15
10am – 12noon
$110 for Members / $115 for Non-members

Traditional watercolor techniques such as wet in wet, masking, the use of transparency and color mixing will be explored. Subject matter will include portrait, landscape and still life. Photos will be employed along with demonstrations.

 

Water Soluble Oils with Doug Jamieson

Thursday Afternoons
8-weeks, September 27 – November 15
1-3pm
$110 for Members / $115 for Non-members

Explore the unique characteristics of oil painting by using water soluble oils without the messy clean-up and toxic smells of turpentine, while learning a procedural approach to the medium including color mixing, glazing, wet on wet, the use of underpainting and direct and indirect painting. Each session the instructor will give demonstrations and offer hands on help. The class will be working from photos. Water soluble oils are available for a $25 fee or supply your own. 

 

Please contact the Cooperstown Art Association at 607-547-9777 to register today!  Materials lists and art instructor bios and links to their websites are all available at www.cooperstownart.com under classes.  Gallery Hours:  Daily 11-4. Sunday 1-4.  Closed Tuesdays.


--   Janet G. Erway, Director  Cory Anne Sharer, Assistant Director  Cooperstown Art Association  22 Main Street Cooperstown, NY 13326  (607) 547-9777  (607)547-1187 fax  gallery@cooperstownart.com  www.cooperstownart.com

Sunday, September 9, 2012

Fall Art Classes at the CAA!

Fall art classes are fast approaching at the CAA!  Please pre-register before attending.   The schedule is available here: http://www.cooperstownart.com/classes.html


If you wish to stop receiving emails from the CAA, simply respond with that request.    --   Janet G. Erway, Director  Cory Anne Sharer, Assistant Director  Cooperstown Art Association  22 Main Street   Cooperstown, NY 13326  (607) 547-9777  (607) 547-1187 fax  gallery@cooperstownart.com  www.cooperstownart.com    


Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Fine Arts on the Lawn: Labor Day Weekend!

Join us Labor Day Weekend, Saturday & Sunday, September 1 & 2 for Fine Arts on the Lawn!  This show and sale of member artwork and artist-run tents will be open 10 - 5pm each day and goes on rain or shine! Artists, there is still time to sign up to exhibit, contact us today.
Read more at http://www.cooperstownart.com/lawn.html


If you wish to stop receiving emails from the CAA, simply respond with that request.    --   Janet G. Erway, Director  Cory Anne Sharer, Assistant Director  Cooperstown Art Association  22 Main Street   Cooperstown, NY 13326  (607) 547-9777  (607) 547-1187 fax  gallery@cooperstownart.com  www.cooperstownart.com    


Thursday, August 23, 2012

Press Release - For Immediate Release

Press Release - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

Contact:  Janet G. Erway

Cooperstown Art Association

22 Main Street

Cooperstown, N.Y.  13326

(607) 547-9777

 

August 23, 2012

Luck of the Draw

 

Luck of the Draw is back by popular demand!  80 Luck of the Draw Tickets are available for purchase for $80 each.  Every Luck of the Draw Ticket holder will go home with one of 80 pieces of art donated by local and regional artists valued at a minimum of $80.

 

Uno:  Buy your highly coveted Luck of the Draw Tickets starting September 14th at 11:00am at the CAA.

 

Deuce: Come visit Gallery B at the CAA to view all 80 pieces of art and choose your favorites.  Then compile your wish list by rating them from 1 to 80.  The pieces will be on display September 28 – October 13, 2012.

 

Tres:  You can’t lose!  Show up for the final event on Sunday, October 14th at 2 pm.  Names of all Luck of the Draw Ticket holders will be randomly selected.  When your name is called – call out the number of the piece of art you would like to take home.  If you are unable to attend the final event you may send someone to act in your place or we will assign a proxy.

 

Up the Odds:  You can also participate in the Joker’s Wild Raffle!  Only Luck of the Draw Ticket holders are eligible.  Raffle tickets will be available for purchase at the CAA starting September 28.  For $2 a piece and 3 for $5, buy as many as you like.  The lucky individual whose raffle ticket is drawn automatically wins first choice of the 80 artworks on display!

 

Luck of the Draw will kick off with an opening reception alongside the Central New York Watercolor Society Exhibit in Gallery A and the “Those Who Can!:  Art of Otsego County Art Teachers Past & Present” on Friday September 28th from 5-7pm.  Take a chance on art and walk away with an original piece of artwork valued at a minimum of $80 while showing your support of the CAA, a thriving non-profit art gallery!

 

The Cooperstown Art Association's galleries are located at 22 Main Street, in the same building as the Village Library and diagonally across the street from the Baseball Hall of Fame.  Admission is free and open to the public.  Gallery hours:  Daily 11-4, Sunday 1-4, closed Tuesdays after Labor Day.  Please call (607) 547-9777 for details or visit us on the web at www.cooperstownart.com.



--   Janet G. Erway, Director  Cory Anne Sharer, Assistant Director  Cooperstown Art Association  22 Main Street Cooperstown, NY 13326  (607) 547-9777  (607)547-1187 fax  gallery@cooperstownart.com  www.cooperstownart.com

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Opening This Friday!

Join us this Friday, August 24th from 5-7pm for the opening reception of Made in New York: Style & Decor & Between Cities: Paintings by Chad Grohman.  Read more at http://www.cooperstownart.com/current.html




If you wish to stop receiving emails from the CAA, simply respond with that request.    --   Janet G. Erway, Director  Cory Anne Sharer, Assistant Director  Cooperstown Art Association  22 Main Street   Cooperstown, NY 13326  (607) 547-9777  (607) 547-1187 fax  gallery@cooperstownart.com  www.cooperstownart.com