Upcoming Exhibitions: March 18 - April 15, 2017

MAIN GALLERIES: Digitalia: National Juried Exhibition of Digital Art

IN THE CRENSON GALLERY: Ron Lambert, Solo Show  

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Opening Reception: Saturday, March 18, 3:00 - 6:00 p.m. 


[Poughkeepsie, N.Y.]  On March 18, 2017, Barrett Art Center will open Digitalia, a national juried exhibition that explores the intersections of technology and contemporary art.  Selected from over 900 entries, Digitalia showcases 57 digital artworks, including videos, interactive projections, sculpture, and 2-dimensional works. Sculptures by Ron Lambert will be featured in a solo show in the Crenson Gallery. 

Digitalia curator, Bruce Wands, is Chair Emeritus, MFA Computer Art Department at the School of Visual Arts in New York City, Director of the New York Digital Salon, and author of Art of the Digital Age (2007).  Wands has served as juror for the Lumen Prize Global Awards and Tour of Digital Art and has exhibited across the US and internationally throughout China and Europe.  

A trio of Dutchess County residents have been selected to join artists from 22 states for the exhibition: Lori Erbes (Rhinebeck), Jose Gomez (Poughkeepsie) and Milo Tsukroff (Pleasant Valley).

“We are thrilled at the opportunity to host of-the-moment technology in our historic galleries.  It’s old meets new; artworks from living artists in our landmark building,” says Executive Director Joanna Frang.  

Ellen Driscoll, Program Director of Studio Arts and Visiting Professor of Sculpture at Bard College has selected four artists for BAC’s 2017 Crenson Gallery solo shows.  The first solo show also opens on March 18 with installation sculptures by Bloomsburg, PA artist Ron Lambert.

An opening reception for both exhibitions will be held on Saturday, March 18, from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.  Juror’s awards for Digitalia will be announced at the reception, which is open and free to the public.  The list of prize winners and accepted entries will be posted on Barrett Art Center’s website after the opening reception at www.barrettartcenter.org.  The exhibitions will be on view through April 15 at the Barrett Art Center at 55 Noxon Street in Poughkeepsie, New York.

Artists’ Talks:  Saturday, April 8, 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. Local artists Lori Erbes (Rhinebeck), Jose Gomez (Poughkeepsie) and Milo Tsukroff (Pleasant Valley) will give illustrated artists' talks in the galleries on Saturday, April 8, 3-4:00 p.m.  Reception following. The event is free and open to the public. 


Artists' Talks

Saturday April 8, 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Dutchess County digital artists will speak about their process and inspiration in illustrated gallery talks.

Reception to follow. Free and open to the public.