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HVVACC Exhibits

Linking Collections, Building Connections

Center for Photography at Woodstock

Founded in 1977, the Center for Photography at Woodstock is dedicated to supporting emerging artists working in photography and related media and engaging audiences in seeing and learning about photography. CPW's permanent print collection was established to provide an educational resource and an archive for the organization's history of championing photography. With works by artists ranging from Edward Weston and Paul Strand to Stephen Shore, Elinor Carucci, and Xaviera Simmons, CPW's collection reflects the breadth of inquiries and movements in the field of photography over the past century.

Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art

Located at the State University of New York at New Paltz, the Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art is one of the largest museums in the SUNY system. Through its collections, exhibitions, and public programs, The Dorsky supports and enriches the college's academic programs and serves as a center for Hudson Valley arts and culture. The museum collects and exhibits art and artifacts from many periods and cultures, focusing on living artists from the area including Peter lannarelli, Marco Maggi, and Judy Pfaff and earlier figures such as George Bellows, Eva Watson-Schutze, and Eugene Ludins.

Women's Studio Workshop

Women's Studio Workshop supports individual women artists by providing residency opportunities, remunerating artists for their work, and promoting work created through its Artist-In-Residence program. WSW is a specialist in artists' books and is the largest publisher of hand-printed artists' books in the country, which are held in 300 public and private collections nationally. Artists represented include Eugenie Barron, Maureen Cummins, Linda Montano, Mei-Ling Hom, Allison Knowles, and Clarissa Sligh, along with founders Ann Kalmbach, Tatana Kellner, Anita Wetzel, and Barbara Leoff Burge.

Woodstock Artists Association and Museum

Founded in 1919, the Woodstock Artists Association and Museum is a unique fusion of a corps of exhibiting artist members, a historic permanent collection and archives, and a dynamic education program. The WAAM permanent collection was established in 1973 to preserve and promote the work of important American artists associated with the region. The collection consists of over 2,1 00 works in all media by artists such as George C. Ault, Milton Avery, George Bellows, Mary Frank, Marion Greenwood, Philip Guston, Doris Lee, Yasuo Kuniyoshi, and Rolph Scarlett.

Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild

The Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild provides a vibrant center for excellence in the arts and crafts in the beautiful and unique rural community of Woodstock, New York, while preserving the historic and natural environment of one of the earliest utopian art colonies in America. It offers an inspiring combination of residency, educational, exhibition, and performance programs that encourage creative collaboration among artists, students, arts professionals, and the public.