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Pleiades Gallery

My paintings reflect my appreciation and reverence for nature. Growing up in the anthracite coal mining region of northeastern Pennsylvania, I was painfully aware of ways that some people destroyed their environment-- burning slag piles marred the landscape and fouled the air, and, often, neighborhood houses sank into empty mine shafts. These childhood memories account for my sustained focus to live in harmony with the environment.

In 1986, I volunteered to help clean beaches on National Beach Clean-up Day. Dismayed by the beach debris discarded by people on the shore and in the water, I decided to convert this detritus into expressive art. What followed was many years of community projects and environmental art that contributed to awareness of pollution as a global problem. I had an invitational exhibition in Greece and Hungary and received a Proclamation from the Westchester County, N.Y. Board of Legislators for calling attention, through my art, to the need to clean up the environment .In Budapest, I presented a slide lecture on ”Art and the Environment” for the world conference celebrating the 50th anniversa... [ Read all ]

Portchester

United States
Address:
168 Irving Avenue
10577
Phone: 914-937-6217
Fax: 914-833-8519
Website: www.demskyart.com




Sample Art Work (7)

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Forthcoming Exhibitions

Exhibition Schedule for 2006 and 2007



Sept. 26 – Oct 14 Pleiades Gallery

530 W. 25th St., 4th floor, New York, N.Y. 10013



Oct. 12 – Nov. 5 Pen & Brush Gallery

16 E. 10th St., New York, N.Y. 10003



Oct 20- Nov. 12 Katonah Museum Artists Association juried exhibition at

The Schoolhouse Gallery

3 Owens Rd. Croton Falls, N.Y.



Feb.5 - Mar. 5,’07 First Presbyterian Church “Art at First” juried exhibition

Fifth Ave, between 11 and 12th Sts.



May 15 – June 2 ’07 Pleiades Gallery

530 W. 25th St, NYC 4th fl.

“Out of the Blue: New York Water” (Solo)



October 23- Nov. 10 ’07 Mamaroneck Artist Guild Gallery (Solo)

2120 Boston Post Road
Larchm... [ Read all ]


Previous Exhibitions

Solo(*) and Group Exhibitions:
2007 First Presbyterian Church “Art at First” juried exhibition of Artist Roundtable Feb.5-Mar.5
*Pleiades Gallery New York, NY “Out of the Blue-NY Waterscapes” May 15-June 2

2006 Regina Gouger Miller Gallery, Carnegie Mellon Univ., Jan. 20-March 5”!00% Centennial”
Pleiades Gallery New York,N.Y.Jan.10-28. “”Celebrating 32 Years”
Schoolhouse Gallery Croton Falls, NY Oct. 20-Nov.12,Katonah Museum Artists’Assoc.

2005 * Pleiades Gallery, New York, NY. Oct. 18- Nov. 5, “Flux and Flow”
Pen and Brush Gallery New York, N.Y. All-Members Sept. 9-18;Brush Sept. 23-Oct. 9
The Arts Center Gallery Saratoga Springs, N.Y. June 2-July 16. ”Flux and Flow”
* Galeria Nacional, San Jose, Costa Rica. ”Elemental Forces” February 1-27
* Sophia Wanamaker Gallery Centro Cultural Costarricense-Norteamericano, San Pedro, Costa Rica
U... [ Read all ]


Contact-Directors/Staff

Jordana Alford (Agent)
617-244-7919


Opening Times

10am-4pm