Kristy Bishop: Confidently creative
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Another constant will be the annual art show of student work, to be held this year at the Dutch Ale House at 253 Main St. This will be the 24th annual exhibition that Bishop has organized for her budding artists. The theme this time around will be “Transportation.” (Bishop’s own pastel rendition of a 1958 Cadillac will be included in the show.)Longtime Saugerties resident Kristy Bishop is well known around town as a supportive and nurturing art teacher who brings out the inner creative spirit in both kids and adults. But don’t look for her on Main St. anymore: Bishop recently relocated her home and studio to 147 Market St. in the village. She’s excited about making a fresh start there, she says, but one thing that won’t change is her emphasis on providing a positive atmosphere and plenty of encouragement to her students.

An opening reception will be held on Saturday, May 3 from 4–6 p.m. Awards will be given out at 5 p.m. The exhibit remains on view through Monday, June 30, during regular restaurant hours, daily from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.

The adult artists participating in the show are Agnes Barber, Patrick Buonfiglio, Ruth Bach-Dhondy, Teresa Herzog, Awilda Jimenez, Phyllis McCabe, Donna Newkirk, Mary Rell, Michael Saporito and Patricia S…………… continues on Saugerties Times

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