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St. Lawrence River artists celebrate creativity

A group of artisans, musicians and authors share their talents and celebrate creativity at the annual Mare's Wares Arts Fest Wednesday. More than 30 area artists will be displaying their unique works rain or shine. The event is organized by the Artisans of the River Valley. Todd Moe spoke with five of the artists, including Mary Ann Evans, who is opening her shop and property in Morristown for the daylong event.  Go to full article

Adk artists giving back to their community

Dozens of Adirondack artists have donated their works to help fund a social services agency in the southern Adirondacks. The artwork will be exhibited and sold at a silent auction this Sunday at the Fern Lodge in Chester, NY. Event organizer Susan Murante says the Outreach Center helps those in need find jobs, clothing and food. She spoke with Todd Moe.  Go to full article

Reviving an arts group

Artists are invited to join a newly revived arts group in Jefferson County. The North Country Artists' Guild has held a couple of organizational meetings so far this year. A board meeting, open to all, will be held at the Flower Memorial Library in Watertown Thursday night. Todd Moe talks with NCAG president Kari Robertson about the group's broadened mission.  Go to full article

An inside view of the creative process

Dozens of St. Lawrence County artists will open their studio doors this weekend to visitors. NCPR is media sponsor for the 21st Annual Artists' Studio Tour. St. Lawrence County Arts Council executive director Hilary Oak says it gives visitors a chance to talk with artists about their creative process.  Go to full article

Preview: artists open their studio doors

North Country Public radio is media sponsor for the St. Lawrence County Arts Council 20th Annual Artists' Studio Tour this weekend. Works by more than 40 artists will be on display in studios and galleries across the county. Todd Moe spoke with St. Lawrence County Arts Council director Hilary Oak about the annual tour.  Go to full article
Example of CYC Wilmington Arts Poster, artist Nip Rogers
Example of CYC Wilmington Arts Poster, artist Nip Rogers

Lake Placid/Wilmington connecting youth with artists

Teens in the High Peaks are taking part in a series of arts workshops this fall hosted by the Lake Placid/Wilmington Connecting Youth and Communities Coalition in Lake Placid and Wilmington. In Wilmington, the program will be held Tuesday afternoons in the basement of the Church of the Nazarene (3:30-5:30 pm). The Lake Placid workshops are held Wednesday evenings (6-8 pm) at the Shipman Youth Center. Doug Haney, a spokesman for the coalition, says the free afternoon-evening arts workshops are for teens in grades 7-12.  Go to full article

Artists open their studio doors

NCPR is media sponsor for the St. Lawrence County Arts Council annual Artists' Studio Tour this weekend. The event starts Friday and continues through Sunday afternoon. The public is invited to enjoy self-guided tours of 35 artist studios all around St. Lawrence County. Todd Moe talks with St. Lawrence County Arts Council director Hilary Oak about the studio tour.  Go to full article
Neo Soul Artist Paul Deo
Neo Soul Artist Paul Deo

People: Paul Deo, Neo Soul Artist, Visits SUNY-Potsdam

Paul Deo, an accomplished Neo Soul Artist and filmmaker, is visiting SUNY Potsdam this week, conducting workshops, working with students to create a mural, and putting on an art show. Throughout this week he's working with the Caribbean and Latin American Student Society, as well as other art students, to create and install a mural in the Ethnic Lounge of Unity at SUNY Potsdam.
Deo says his artwork is a combination of his own reality and imagination. He told Todd Moe he grew up in New York City and now lives in New Orleans.  Go to full article

Art Auction to Benefit NYC Artists

SUNY-Plattsburgh art students are teaming up to help some New York City artists who lost their studios in the World Trade Center on September 11th. The artists lost their life's work, equipment and materials. As Jody Tosti reports, SUNY-Plattsburgh students and faculty are hosting a silent auction to benefit their fellow artists.  Go to full article

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