By: CHRONOGRAM STAFF – JUNE 1, 2020 —
Though it may still be a while before we can gather in the confines of boutique gallery spaces and the halls of museums, the Hudson Valley art scene is pushing forward with a slew of online art exhibitions to bring you your monthly dose of culture. Here are six Hudson Valley virtual exhibits in June that we’re excited about.
“Margins” runs through June 21 and finds artists from around the world (as far ways as Australia and Iran) exploring how various groups are marginalized by contemporary society. “Photoworks,” also through June 21 is a solo show by Chinese artist Cheng Gong featuring large-scale photographs and examining how Eastern and Western religions collide.
“The Earth Beneath Their Feet” (through June 21) brings together four artists who examine themes related to the natural world and its fragility: Margot Glass, Ellen Driscoll, Laura Moriarty, and Laura Sharp. The exhibition can be viewed in its entirety on the Pamela Salisbury Gallery’s website.
The objective of the Re Institute’s ongoing, open-call “Together in Isolation” exhibit is to “continue creativity while participating in an exhibition that mirrors the coronavirus experience for artists” and is intended to be an ongoing record of this time. Artworks will be accepted throughout the life of the exhibition.
Although the Clark Art Institute’s galleries and public programs are currently closed due to the pandemic, its online “Clark Connects” series presents newly added virtual programming every Monday and Friday. Additionally, the grounds and walking trails of its 140-acre campus are open for exploration and socially distant enjoyment.
As part of FAIR, a new initiative designed to be entirely online, function cooperatively, and act as a benefit for the New Art Dealers Alliance’s community of galleries, nonprofits, and artists, Mother Gallery will each week present one work available for purchase by a selected artist. This month includes Joshua Marsh (June 3 at 10am) and Jenny Morgan (June 10 at 10am).
Although the grounds of Storm King Art Center remain closed (as of the end of May), the internationally renowned outdoor sculpture museum is celebrating its 60th anniversary with a special online feature exploring its history of presenting extraordinary art in a beautiful natural environment via rare and previously unseen images.