Primar(il)y Red: An Exhibition of Art Celebrating the Color Red

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Primar(il)y Red: An Exhibition of Art Celebrating the Color Red
Biotomato Collage 6" X 8" © Patti Gibbons
Pooh Revised Mixed Media 9" X 14" © Joan Barker
The Orchard House Photography 16" X 24" © Kay Kenny
Almost Tulips Photography 18" X 24" © Charlann Meluso
A Good Listener Acrylic On Canvas 11.5" X 31.5" © JoAnne Helfert Sullam
Untitled, 2017 Oil On Masonite 12" X 12" © Julian Tejeras
do re mi, 2017 Medium Format Film, Pigment Print On Panel 24" X 24" © jd weiss
Hairband Acrylic On Canvas 16" X 20" © Ann Marie Roselli-Kissack
Primar(il)y Red: An Exhibition of Art Celebrating the Color Red
Curated by: Robert P. Langdon

228 Main Street
Saugerties, NY 12477
December 8th, 2017 - January 8th, 2018
Opening: December 8th, 2017 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

(845) 247-7515
M, Th, Fr, Sat 11am - 6pm; Sun 11am - 5pm


Emerge Gallery is pleased to present “Primar(il)y Red: An Exhibition of Art Celebrating the Color Red” from December 8, 2017 until January 8, 2018. An opening reception is scheduled for Friday, December 8, 2017, from 5-8 PM as part of Saugerties’ First Friday. All are welcome. Artwork in the exhibition will be available to view and purchase on line at

The color induces feelings such as love, warmth, and passion, as well as energy, war and power and the works on exhibition reflect those feelings.The exhibition includes various styles and mediums such as acrylic, collage, encaustic, mixed media, oil, pastel, photography and sculpture. Over fifty pieces of art representing over forty artists from the Hudson Valley and New York Metropolitan area are included in this exhibition. The works vary in style, but the one common thread is that the viewers’ eye is immediately drawn to the red element in each piece. 

Participating artists include Joan Barker, Loel Barr, Diane Christi, Mary Colby, Shelley Davis, Nancy deFlon, Ruth Edwy, Debra Friedkin, Patti Gibbons, Cali Gorevic, David Hect, Jeffrey Helmuth, Kay Kenny, Barbara Tepper Levy, Colleen Lineberry, Susan Lisbin, Linda Lynton, Dorothea Marcus, Charlann Meluso, Wilma Miller, Erica Minglis, Ann Morris, Grey Ivor Morris, Richard Morris, Susan Murphy, Franc Palaia, Tracy Phillips, Amy Puccio, Elaine Ralston, Tad Richards, Ann Marie Roselli-Kissack, Marilyn Rowley, Ana C. H. Silva, Joan Soodalter, Margaret Still, JoAnn Helfert Sullam, Julian Tejera, Arlene Santana Thornton, Salvador Vargas III, Karl J. Volk, jd weiss, Betsy Wilson, Marcie Woodruff, Barry Yarkon and Lvon Yoder. “Primar(il)y Red” is curated by Emerge Gallery director Robert P. Langdon. 

Emerge Gallery will also be selling original hand-made ornaments and mini works by local artists. Works vary in style and medium and range in price from $5-$25.  Each piece was donated by the artist in support of Emerge Gallery. All proceeds will benefit the gallery and will allow Emerge to continue to provide a venue for local artists and further the arts scene in Saugerties and the surrounding communities. Ornaments and mini works make perfect holiday gifts and stocking stuffers. 

Emerge Gallery & Art Space focuses on emerging artists from the Hudson Valley, NY, region and beyond by hosting monthly group art exhibitions, and other events. It is a very open and welcoming environment that is a wonderful setting for private parties and gatherings and is available for rental. The space is also available to rent for solo and privately curated exhibitions.

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