Four new exhibits open at View

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OLD FORGE — View, 3273 Route 28, will host an opening reception for four new exhibitions on Friday, Nov. 13, from 4 to 6 p.m.

Join us in celebrating the opening of the “New York State Juried Sculpture Exhibit,” “Mechanical Reproduction” (a solo exhibition by Matt Wilt), “Little Water, Little Stone — They Live Sun’s Long Life” (a solo exhibition by Inguna Gremzde), and “Cuba Dreaming” (a solo photography exhibition by Elisabeth Lorentzsen)

Due to COVID-19 safety guidelines, to participate in the opening attendees must pre-register for a time by visiting ViewArts.org or calling 315-369-6411. A maximum of 20 guests are allowed in the gallery at a time. Guests will have 30 minutes to view the galleries, starting from their sign up time. After visiting the galleries, guests will be able to enjoy food and refreshments in Gould Hall.

The following guidelines must be adhered to while at View:

Masks must be worn at all times.

Practice social distancing when possible.

Per NY State restaurant guidelines, when eating or drinking, you must be seated at a designated table.

There will also be an online reception for the exhibitions on Nov. 18 at 5 p.m. at ViewArts.org. 

“New York State Juried Sculpture Exhibit” will feature two- and three-dimensional representative, figurative or abstract art forms made by one or more basic processes; carving, modeling, casting, constructing or welding. Non-Functional sculptures made from materials such as stone, metal, wood, paper, glass, clay, fiber or mixed media will be on display. The exhibition was judged by Matt Wilt who will have a solo exhibition titled “Mechanical Reproduction.”

Ceramicist and art educator Matt Wilt is an award winning artist both nationally and internationally. Wilt was also an apprentice at Moravian Pottery and Tileworks and earned a Fellowship and Resident Artist positions at The Clay Studio. Experience in architectural terra cotta restoration and traveling in the Far East further inform the work of this talented artist and head of the ceramics program at Skidmore College.

“New York State Juried Sculpture Exhibit” will be on display through March 27, 2021. “Mechanical Reproduction” will be on display through Jan. 30, 2021. 

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