AMR Open Studios Tour 2018 – Peter Yamaoka

Peter Yamaoka, since 1981 was the founder and principal director of Hudson Street Press, founded at 100 Hudson Street in New York City, and Workshop located at 143 Roebling Street in the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn. Hudson Street Press published work of emerging...

AMR Open Studios Tour 2018 – Ellen Wong

Ms. Wong is a founding member of the Longyear Gallery in Margaretville and has been the subject of many one-woman and group shows in galleries and venues in upstate New York and New York City. She has been the recipient of numerous grants and recognitions, most...

AMR Open Studios Tour 2018 – Ros Welchman

Ros Welchman “For forty years I taught mathematics and education at Brooklyn College.  Since retiring and moving to the Catskills, I have returned to my early love for visual design and ceramics.  My professional interests in mathematics (especially geometry) and in...

AMR Open Studios Tour 2018 – Sharon Suess

Sharon Suess, local artist and writer, is known for her playful approach to creativity. Her style varies depending on what inspires her at the moment. She has created intricate pen and ink drawings; watercolor landscapes and trees; fun, colorful mixed media paintings;...

AMR Open Studios Tour 2018 – Ted Sheridan

Ted Sheridan is an architect and artist who works with direct contact printing using pulverized metallic powders.  Combinations of oxidized and pure metals serve as a marking medium on paper that is then transformed though immersion and corrosion of the metals. ...

AMR Open Studios Tour 2018 – Deborah Ruggerio

Deborah Ruggerio Capturing the beauty of nature that surrounds me inspires me to create my art. Whether it’s in the solidarity of a rock formation or in the delicacy of the flower petals that bloom in the spring for only a short period of time, there’s a magnificent...

AMR Open Studios Tour 2018 – Deborah Ruggerio

Deborah Ruggerio  Capturing the beauty of nature that surrounds me inspires me to create my art. Whether it’s in the solidarity of a rock formation or in the delicacy of the flower petals that bloom in the spring for only a short period of time, there’s a magnificent...

AMR Open Studios Tour 2018 – Lesley A. Powell

Lesley A. Powell has been an artist all of her life. She was first a dancer, choreographer and now a painter. The love of movement, space, texture, the body, color and nature are major influences on her art. Lesley’s art deals with the ability to expressively change...

AMR Open Studios Tour 2018 – Lesley A. Powell

Lesley A. Powell has been an artist all of her life. She was first a dancer, choreographer and now a painter. The love of movement, space, texture, the body, color and nature are major influences on her art. Lesley’s art deals with the ability to expressively change...

AMR Open Studios Tour 2018 – Alan Powell

Alan Powell has been a practicing artist for over 40 years. His main body of work consists of single channel videotapes and video installations. In the 1990s, Alan returned to painting, developing a painted diary in which he painted a picture every day for three...

AMR Open Studios Tour 2018 – Gary Mead

Gary Mead  Born and raised on a dairy farm in New Kingston NY, I started my company Fruitful Furnishings in 1979. I built a dimension mill in 1990, wood dry kiln in 1991, sawmill in 2005 and then Gary Mead Gallery in 2011. All at one beautiful location on 10.15 acres...

AMR Open Studios Tour 2018 – Gary Mayer

Gary Mayer I was born to a family of artists. I have been making and exhibiting Art since 1980. I am originally from Detroit where exhibited often including The Detroit Institute of Art .i moved  to NYC in 1982 showing at Exit Art , Harm Bouckaert Gallery Bronx Museum...

AMR Open Studios Tour 2018 – Helene Manzo

Helene Manzo’s work begins with nature observed.  History, literature, intuition and emotion help me interpret the experience visually.  Mark making, and color set the mood.  The palette, while related to reality is not necessarily naturalistic.  It often...

AMR Open Studios Tour 2018 – Frank Manzo

Frank Manzo, a founding member of the Longyear Gallery in Margaretville, Frank Manzo has also exhibited his photographs at the Roxbury Arts Group, the Salmagundi Club and at the Catskill Center’s Erpf Gallery. Since photographs strive to capture the visual effect of...

AMR Open Studios Tour 2018 – Amy Masters

Amy Masters is a painter and printmaker.  She shares her time between New York City and Arkville, NY where she shares a studio with her husband, Ted Sheridan. Her work has been influenced and inspired by her surroundings and the intricacies of the natural world....

AMR OPEN STUDIOS – Anthony Margiotta

“The tangential nature of my work is the physical manifestation of how my mind switches from medium to medium.  Each switch is an attempt to find a way for the ever present demons of life to exist within some mesh of prescribed “normalcy”.  I am interested in how...

AMR OPEN STUDIOS – Patrice Lorenz

As an artist I work in several mediums, drawing, painting, printmaking, painting and collage. These different processes inform each other in my work and sometimes exist side by side. My work is always based in observation. I am both a plein air artist and a studio...

AMR OPEN STUDIOS – Gerda van Leeuwen

Gerda van Leeuwen received her Arts Education in Printmaking and Painting at Academy Artibus in Utrecht, The Netherlands. She received a work/travel grant from Arts Group, Kunstliefde to study Prints by artist Piranesi in Italy. A grant from the Dutch Cultural Counsel...

AMR Open Studios tour’s website: Google Maps and ArtGuidebook

Our new website is new and better ways to improve your travel plans to AMR Open Studios Tour.  Because of problems of cellphone connections, we highly recommend printing the maps prior to your trip. Another wonderful option is to download Artguidebook app for true...

AMR OPEN STUDIOS – ESTER DE JONG

The lyrical images Esther creates pursue a visual version of Poetic Realism. She makes pictures where heightened elements from the natural world reflect a dreamy version of an accentuated veiled reality. “My work is born of a reference from Nature, transcending an...

AMR OPEN STUDIOS – Roshan Houshmand

Roshan Houshmand is an Iranian/American artist who was born in the Philippines and raised there and in Iran. Her BA is from Bennington College and her MA and MFA are from Dominican University’s Rosary College Graduate School of Fine Arts in Florence, Italy.  She has...

AMR Open Studio Tour 2018 – Ken Hiratsuka

Based in Andes, NY, sculptor Ken Hiratsuka was born in Japan in 1959. In 1982, after graduating from Musashino University in Tokyo, he came to New York City and embarked on his life work of carving one continuous line in stone around the world. Committed to art for...

AMR Open Studio Tour 2018-Oneida Hammond

Oneida Hammond was born in Panama. She studied at the Academy of Art and continued her studies with many well-known art instructors from the United States. Oneida has participated in numerous local and national exhibitions, earned many awards and has sold her works to...

AMR Open Studios Tour- TABITHA GILMORE-BARNES

TABITHA GILMORE-BARNES has been weaving since 1980, creating handwoven textiles for thewardrobe and home.  Since 1990, with a move to Delaware County, NY (in the Catskill Region), she added handspun locally sourced wool and alpaca yarns to her business.  She sells her...

AMR Open Studios Tour – Gail Freund

After living in Manhattan for most of my life, being surrounded by trees was a stark contrast.  During my first year in Highmount full time, I observed the distinct seasonal changes in this region of the Catskills.  I love the immediacy of India Ink and the bravery of...