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Arts

‘Together in Harmony’ exhibit opens at LPCA

LAKE PLACID — Paintings of people are not as common in the Adirondacks, where landscapes usually capture artists’ eyes. Although Patricia Bellerose, a French-Canadian artist from Quebec, has created her fair share of landscapes, she is more intrigued by painting people. Her new exhibit, ...

ADIRONDACK LIVING: Memphis violinist returns for another Sinfonietta season

LAKE PLACID — A Memphian and tenured violinist with the Lake Placid Sinfonietta has found beauty, community and a feeling of home in the Adirondacks. Gaylon Patterson, Principal Second Violin with the Lake Placid Sinfonietta, first came to play violin with the Sinfonietta by following ...

ADIRONDACK LIVING: Plant-based art

WILMINGTON — It was a dusky evening on Monday, May 2, but Alison Haas was bursting with color. Haas was exploring the land around her home in Wilmington, searching for spring flowers — orange and yellow daffodils, sunshiney Forsythia, purple violets — and imagining the art she ...

ADIRONDACK LIVING: ‘It’s all home water’

WILMINGTON — Among the paints and brushes in Rachel Finn’s art studio in Wilmington are boxes of old fly fishing lines and feathers. Finn is a seasoned artist and fly fishing guide, and those two worlds visibly overlap. Finn, 60, learned how to fly fish from her late husband, Jeff ...

EYE ON EDUCATION: ‘In the zone’

LAKE PLACID — Northwood School senior Caroline Harrison came to this village for the ski jumping scene, but what she found was a love for painting. The 17-year-old is what Northwood art teacher Ingrid Van Slyke describes as a quiet student with natural talent. When Van Slyke introduces ...