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The community is invited to an opening reception for the next Folkstore Artist Spotlight exhibit featuring vibrant paintings and drawings of a family dairy farm by local artist William Newman at The TAUNY Center on Saturday, May 5 from 1:00-3:00pm. Guests at the opening reception will have a chance to meet the artist and enjoy light refreshments. The exhibit will be on view at The TAUNY Center through June 28. All work on display will also be for sale. The Folkstore Artist Spotlight series highlights the work of regional artists and artisans and allows TAUNY to present a greater range of work by these local artists and producers.

Virtually all of Bill’s artwork features his family dairy farm outside of Rensselaer Falls, NY on which he has lived his entire life. His pen and ink still lifes and watercolors capture scenes from within his old red farmhouse. They depict household objects in the often messy chance arrangements of ordinary life. His landscapes, done with dry pastels on black paper, focus on his farmland and State Highway 68 which runs by his house. These landscape drawings evoke the heat of the asphalt on a midsummer day, the chill of damp air on a rainy evening, the “fwoosh” of a passing car, or the silence of the empty road.


In addition to Bill’s own artwork, he is also known for his work with local theater companies and departments on set design and scenic painting. His theatre designs and painting include productions for St. Lawrence University, SUNY Potsdam, Grasse River Players, Sunday Rock Legacy Project of Colton, and Crane School of Music, as well as the Canton and Potsdam High Schools.


The TAUNY Center is located at 53 Main Street, Downtown Canton, NY. TAUNY is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping people understand and appreciate the folk traditions and local culture of everyday life—present and past—in the North Country. To do so, TAUNY seeks to research and preserve a record of diverse groups, customs and traditions; to recognize and empower traditional arts and artists; to identify and promote regional identity; and to provide opportunities for people of all ages to learn about folklore and culture. More information is available at tauny.org.


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Photo: “Backyard Rhubarb” pastel drawing by William Newman



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