Saugerties is a quaint, dynamic town nestled in the Hudson Valley surrounded by natural wonders and an inspiring arts and culture scene. Ideally situated between the breathtaking Catskill Mountains and the Hudson River, Saugerties is just off exit 20 on the New York State Thruway.
Arts play an integral role in the life of Saugerties from our annual festivals, Art Tour, Shoutout Saugerties programs, community organized events and more. Saugerties is also home to many artists in a great variety of fields – from musicians and fine artists to dancers, writers, filmmakers, photographers, poets and playwrights.
Saugerties Artists In Focus
A performance art piece of oh, say, an hour’s duration? No problem. How about a piece three or even four hours long? OK, maybe if you include a break or two. But how about a performance piece that lasts a full year? Or, for that matter, 14 years? Or, for goodness sake, a performance piece that lasts an entire lifetime? Now you’re in the rarefied territory staked out by Linda Montano.
The journey from England to Saugerties seems straightforward enough. Heathrow to JFK, then a straight shot up the Hudson. For Malcolm Cecil, whose contributions to 20th and 21st century music are incalculable, it didn’t quite happen that way. He took the roundabout route, through South Africa and California, …
Fay Wood, a Saugerties resident of over three decades, works in a number of media, all of which are on display at her studio and can be found on her website. She works in found object sculpture, oil painting, collage, drawings, and tapestries.
Found sculpture in wood is her primary medium. Working with found objects, which she is drawn to…