Art show to celebrate co-op

GLOVERSVILLE – An art exhibition to celebrate the fifth anniversary of the founding of Micropolis Cooperative will open with a reception on May 6.

The show will be on exhibit in the Fulton Montgomery Regional Chamber Gallery, 2 N. Main St., and in the Micropolis Gallery, at 30 N. Main St., inside Mohawk Harvest Cooperative Market.

Artwork for this show was juried by Doretta Miller, professor of art, Skidmore College. Miller holds a bachelor of arts from Ripon College, a master of fine art and doctor of education from Northern Illinois University. She received a purchase award from the Albany Institute of History and Art for the 2015 Mohawk Hudson Regional Show. Her work is in two regional collections- the Hyde Collection in Glens Falls and the Albany Institute of History and Art- and she is a participating member at the First Street Gallery in New York City, a news release said.

Work to be exhibited was selected from over 150 entries by regional artists responding to an open call, the release said. The following artists will be represented in the show:

Amy Andujar, Nancie Johnson, John Mraz (Mayfield); Kathleen Arnold, Patrice Malatestinic (Saratoga Springs); Lauri Baram (Clifton Park); Linda Batchelor (Florence, Mass.); Tiina Bockrath, Carolyn Kibbe, Leena Kutti (Cambridge); Robert Bode (Rensselaer); Janene Bouck, Halldor Sigurdsson (Broadalbin); Deborah Deming, Maria Licciardi, Sandra Peters, Paul Petrie Jr. (Gloversville); Constance A. Dodge, Harry Wirtz (Edinburg); Phyllis Duffy (Canajoharie); Katherine Ehle, Nicole Hauser, Linda Hinkle, Lynda Naske, Ellen Rae Panero (Johnstown); Kathryn Greenwold (Niskayuna); Cheryl Gutmaker (Scotia); Barbara Harshman (Greenwich); Virginia Hoeppner (Glenville); Justin Janik (Guilderland); Linda Kollar (Fultonville); Marion Kratky, Gary Larsen, Ann Larsen, Patricia Purtell (Northville); Phyllis Lapi (Sprakers); Carol Law Conklin (Fort Ann); Jeremy Lebediker (Ballston Spa); Caroline Locatelli (East Syracuse); Patrice Lorenz (Schoharie); Maryanne Malecki (Schenectady); Christian O’Callaghan (Amsterdam); Betty Pieper, Timothy Prendergast, John Morrette (Scotia); Joanne C. Resch (Fort Plain); and Jo Weatherwax (Mechanicville).

The show, Art-Food for the Soul, runs from May 6 through June 24. The chamber gallery will be open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. Micropolis is open seven days a week, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

For more information, visit the website www.MicropolisGallery.com.

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