Columbia County Photography Club Exhibition

Christmas Sunset by Karen Stodolski

Columbia County Photo Club announces its holiday photo exhibit at the Hudson Area Library. The theme is winter and winter holidays. A reception with refreshments will be held on December 5, 6 – 8pm in the community room of the library. All photos will be for sale and the library will receive a percentage of each sale. This is a good opportunity to do some holiday shopping and benefit the library at the same time. The show will be open between November 15 and January 2 during library opening hours.

For the seventh year in a row, the Friends of the Hudson Area Library are hosting this yearly exhibition of the Photo Club. The Friends support library collections and programming. Karen Davis of Davis Orton Gallery has assisted in developing the show for the last seven years.

This event is free and open to the public. It will take place in the community room, which is wheelchair accessible. For more information email programs@hudsonarealibrary.org, call 518.828.1792 x101, or visit the main desk in the library.

The Columbia County Photo Club is composed of a group of Columbia County photographers interested in improving their skills. The CCPC is open to all, professional or hobbyists, using any type of camera. The group meets every second and fourth Tuesdays 6 – 8pm in the Hudson Area Library community room. New members are welcome and all that is needed to join is to come to a meeting in the library.

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Columbia County Photo Club Exhibition Opening & Reception

A photo of a large green field, with a rainbow in the sky.An opening reception for a new photographic exhibition by members of the Columbia County Photo Club entitled “Farming in Columbia County” will be held October 6, 6:30 – 8pm at the library. There will be landscapes, architecture, portraits, and still lifes all centered around farming in Columbia County. The exhibition, sponsored by the Friends of the Hudson Area Library in partnership with the Columbia County Photo Club, may be viewed until November 19 in the Community Room of the library.

All photographs will be for purchase and a portion of the proceeds will benefit the Friends of the Hudson Area Library. For further information contact: J. Pierre Gontier for Columbia County Photo Club at jp@taconic.net or call the library at 518-828-1792 x101.

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The Best of Hudson: A Photographic Exhibition On View at the Hudson Area Library

"Mexican Radio" by Carol Denton

“Mexican Radio” by Carol Denton


The Best of Hudson: A Photographic Exhibition, sponsored by the Friends of the Hudson Area Library and the Columbia County Photo Club announce the opening of the Fourth Annual Photography Exhibit at the Hudson Area Library, 400 State Street, Hudson. Twenty-six members of the Columbia County Photo Club are participating in this exhibit, with over fifty images on display. All original photographs are for sale, with a portion of the proceeds to benefit the Friends of the Hudson Area Library. The exhibit will continue through October 20, 2015.
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The Best of Hudson: A Photographic Essay, August 20th

“Inspiring Alley”, by Kara Keeler

“Inspiring Alley”, by Kara Keeler


The Friends of the Hudson Area Library and the Columbia County Photo Club announce the opening of the Fourth Annual Photography Exhibit titled The Best of Hudson: A Photographic Exhibition at the Hudson Area Library, 400 State Street, Hudson. Twenty-six members of the Columbia County Photo Club are participating in this exhibit, with over fifty images on display. An opening reception with the artists will be held on August 20th, from 5-7pm at the library and is open to the public. All original photographs will be offered for sale, with a portion of the proceeds to benefit the Friends of the Hudson Area Library. The exhibit will continue through October 20, 2015.
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Through the Lens: An Open Photographic Exhibition, August 15 5:00-7:00pm

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“A Library’s Treasure” by Daniel Region, archival inkjet print

                                                                                                                                        The Friends of the Hudson Area Library and the Columbia County Photo Club announce the opening of the Second Annual Photography Exhibit titled “Through the Lens: An Open Photographic Exhibition”, at the Hudson Area Library, 400 State Street, Hudson on Thursday, August 15, 2013.  Twenty-four members of the Columbia County Photo Club will participate in this exhibit, with a public reception with the artists from 5:00 until 7:00pm on the 15th.  All photographs will be offered for sale at the Library, with a portion of the proceeds to benefit the Friends of the Hudson Area Library. The exhibit will continue through October 26, 2013.

Among the exhibited photographs will be landscapes, flora, book studies and other still lifes by: Paul Abitabile, Doug Stalker, Joan Lizette-Miller, J. Pierre Gontier, Sherry Griffin, Hunter Jackson, Carey Lubow, Jonathon Simons, Hailey Jennings, Bill Shaughnasey, Kristen Stoddard, Beth (Marie) Meehan, Bridget Arnold, Patricia Williams, Larry Fingar, Kara Keeler, Ken Bovat, Daniel Region, Sarah Sterling, Ralph Gorgone, Claudia Bailey, Patty Easton, Charlene Gennari, and Tanysha Stoddard.

The Columbia County Photo Club meets at the Hudson Area Library from 6-8pm on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month. Photographers of all ages and skill levels are welcome to join. Meetings include sharing photographs, resources, technical knowledge and support of photographic endeavors. Anyone interested in joining can email abit@mhcable.com or call 518.828.5887 after 4:45pm.

For more information about the Friends, including membership and volunteer opportunities, visit us on Facebook at Friends of the Hudson Area Library and Like us.

 

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Arts Walk Weekend with the Friends of the Hudson Area Library!

The Friends of the Hudson Area Library announces its special two-day Art Book Sale to be held on Friday, October 5th and Saturday, October 6th. This unique sale will take place at the Hudson Area Library Book Sale Room on Friday from 1pm until 4pm, and on Saturday from 10am until 3pm. The sale features a large selection of both hard and soft cover books on art, graphic design, photography, industrial design, architecture, and interior design, as well as many books on art history, artist’s monographs, crafts, techniques and artists biographies. All books will be offered at low discount prices for this special sale. Art books also make great gifts for the artists or enthusiasts on your holiday list, so be sure to not miss this wonderful opportunity to purchase great books at great prices!

“Open Book” by Daniel Region, archival inkjet print, 12’x9’

Also this weekend, check out “Open Book, an Open Photographic Exhibition”, on exhibit at the Library during open hours. Presented by the Friends of the Hudson Area Library and the Columbia County Photo Club, this exhibit features the work of sixteen members of the Columbia County Photo Club. Among the exhibited photographs are landscapes, flora, book studies and other still lifes by: Paul Abitabile, Bridget Arnold, C.C.Bailey, Ken Bovat, Ralph Gargone, J. Pierre Gontier, Deirdre Haber Malfatto, Thomas Holleufer, Joan Lezette-Miller, Peter Marotta, Marie (Beth) Meehan, Daniel Region, Vel Riberto, Doug Stalker, Sarah Sterling and Patricia Williams. The photographs are located in the computer room on the first floor of the library and along the hallway of the second floor of the library. All photographs are for individual purchase at the Library and a portion of the proceeds will benefit the Friends of the Hudson Area Library. For more information click here.

This weekend there will also be a special cook book sale at the Chili Cook-off at the Hudson Waterfront Park Saturday, October 6th from 11 to 4pm. This one-time only event will offer a large and eclectic collection of vintage, new and gently-used cookbooks in many categories, including gourmet, children’s, quick meals and menus, as well as books on fall and winter dishes, holiday entertaining and more. For more information click here.

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Open Book, an Open Photographic Exhibition on View Through October

“Open Book” by Daniel Region, archival inkjet print, 12’x9’

“Open Book, an Open Photographic Exhibition”, presented by the Friends of the Hudson Area Library and the Columbia County Photo Club, is ongoing at the Hudson Area Library. Sixteen members of the Columbia County Photo Club are participating in this exhibit, which continues through October 27, 2012. All photographs are for individual purchase at the Library and a portion of the proceeds will benefit the Friends of the Hudson Area Library.

Among the exhibited photographs are landscapes, flora, book studies and other still lifes by: Paul Abitabile, Bridget Arnold, C.C.Bailey, Ken Bovat, Ralph Gargone, J. Pierre Gontier, Deirdre Haber Malfatto, Thomas Holleufer, Joan Lezette-Miller, Peter Marotta, Marie (Beth) Meehan, Daniel Region, Vel Riberto, Doug Stalker, Sarah Sterling and Patricia Williams. The photographs are located in the computer room on the first floor of the library and along the hallway of the second floor of the library. All are welcome to stop by and take a look!

The Columbia County Photo Club was established in 2010 by Paul Abitabile. Club members are unified by a shared passion for the medium of photography. Meetings include sharing photographs, resources and technical knowledge. The meeting topic photos, meeting attendance, club exhibitions and club outings are all voluntary. The club meets at the Hudson Area Library from 6-8pm on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month. Every level of experience is welcome. Anyone interested in joining can email Paul at abit@mhcable.com and walk-ins are always welcome.

The Friends of the Hudson Area Library is a non-profit organization and proceeds from its fundraising go to the library for the acquisition of books and other media and for the development and delivery of the Library’s services to the community. To find out more about the Friends or to volunteer, please call 518.828.1792 or click here.

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