Open Studios S.4

The final Open Studios of 2015 was a smash! It was a full house of many bright faces enjoying all the creativity surrounding them. The food and wine quickly disappeared as the festivity hopped with energy. Thank you to all who came out to bid the artists farewell, as the Byrdcliffe Art Colony closes its

Low Key BBQ

With the help of the writers, we threw together a hot dog BBQ night. Everyone contributed condiments or some other dish. There was brown rice and beef pasta, chips and carrots. Antonia made a wonderful salad that all enjoyed. We even had smart dogs for the vegetarians of the group. Jessica surprised us with angel

Opus 40 visit on 9/11

On friday Sept 11th, the Byrdcliffe group visited Opus 40 in Saugerties, NY. This amazing place has such a presence with its immense stone structures. Harvey Fite began work on his masonry masterpiece in 1938 and spent the next 37 years creating his dream. The sculpture park is  a series of dry-stone ramps, terraces, and platforms in an

Biscuit Bar

Angela, a sweet resident in Villetta, offered to make buckwheat and buttermilk biscuits for everyone who also chipped in by supplying sweet and savory biscuit toppings. Just as quickly as it all came together, so did the food disappear. The biscuits were delicious! Thanks Angela.

Master Artist Visit

Artists Keiko Sono and Michael Asbill came to discuss the question, What does it mean to be an artist in today’s changing world? In this roundtable discussion, we shared our artistic stories. For Keiko Sono and Michael Asbill, there is no separation between art and the community. Even when they are making the most personal work, it is