The library is pleased to announce the dedication of the public sculpture, “And Still I Rise” by Kris Perry, on Friday, October 19, 3:30-4:30pm. This public art sculpture has been recently installed on the grounds of the Galvan Armory; home to the library, the City of Hudson Senior Center and Perfect Ten After School. The sculptor, Hudson resident Kris Perry, who is known for his large-scale metal sculptures, has named this bronze piece “And Still I Rise” in honor of the work of Maya Angelou. The sculpture, whose theme is a powerful call to action for literacy and community, stands out prominently in front of the former armory building. It was purchased by the Galvan Foundation for the armory garden. Continue reading
The library is graced by sculpture from the Hudson High School Sculpture Class. The works are predominantly paper maché with others in wood an tape. The works are in turn colorful and translucent, cartoons, abstractions, figurative, all fun to look at it.
Stop by and see the works in person during library operating hours. Thanks to the Hudson High School educators and students for allowing us to exhibit this collection of student artwork!
Six Artworks Now In The Computer Room
John Davis (John Davis Gallery in Hudson) has donated six artworks to the library. These are now installed in the computer room. Four by local artists are included: Breaking Ground by Linda Cross (Elizaville, NY) and three from Hudson, Dancing Tulips #4 by Sarah Sterling, South Troy, NY by Paul Hamann, and Red Meets Blue by Christine Heller. The two additional works are Hudson Waterfront by Daisy Craddock (NY, NY) and Untitled by Fran Shalom (Montclair, NJ). The works range from abstract to representational in style and oil, acrylic, hand painted photograph and paper in materials.