Outside the Lines


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Showcasing Greene County’s Youngest Artists

Calendar Entry:  CREATE “OUTSIDE THE LINES” youth and student arts exhibition. May 4th through June 8th, 2019. Open House Saturday, May 4, 1-4 p.m. CREATE Catskill Gallery, 398 Main Street, Catskill, NY.  Gallery Hours: M-F 10-5, Sat. 12-5. FREE.  www.greenearts.org518-943-3400

Greene County Council on the Arts is proud to present its 38th Annual Youth Arts Exhibition, “Outside the Lines,” featuring artwork by pre-K through Grade 12 students from Greene County public, private and home schools. Outside the Lines 2019 will be on view May 4th to June 8th. The open house will be held on May 4th from 1 to 4 p.m. at 398 Main Street, Catskill, NY.

“Outside the Lines” gives Greene County students the unique opportunity to exhibit their artwork in a professional gallery and allows visitors to see a wide cross-section of the diversity and promise of our county’s young creative talent. The 2019 exhibition is a “masterful presentation with youth art pouring in from all over Greene County, including Cairo-Durham Central School, Catskill Central School District, Early Learning Childhood Center, and Windham-Ashland-Jewett Central School and Homeschooled Schroeder Family.

During the exhibit, the gallery bursts with a kaleidoscope of colors and designs found in students’ paintings, drawings, collages, photographs and mixed media works displayed “salon style” from floor to ceiling along with several fashion designs. Additionally, short clips and videos created by Catskill High School Media Club complete this multi-media exhibition.

“It is the art teachers and administrators who are to be commended for fostering an appreciation of arts among their students and taking the time out of their busy academic schedules to help them prepare and cultivate their talents,” stated Marline A. Martin, GCCA’s executive director. “And, of course, the students and their families whose generosity and creative energy make this an extraordinary annual student art exhibit.”

GCCA’s Catskill Gallery, located at 398 Main Street in Catskill, is open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday from noon to 5 p.m.  The exhibit is free and open to the public. More information is available by contacting 518-943-3400, gcca@greenearts.org or www.greenearts.org.

GREENE COUNTY COUNCIL ON THE ARTS, INC. (GCCA) is a tax exempt, non-profit, arts service organization whose purpose is to support and advance the arts and cultural community by broadening and enriching creative resources and economic growth in the region. GCCA serves as the Decentralization regrant agency for Greene, Columbia and Schoharie Counties. Since 1975, the GCCA has provided information and essential services to artists, arts organizations, cultural and educational institutions, civic groups, community agencies and the general public and continues to grow its outreach as a regional arts council.

GCCA is supported in part with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, and the Greene County Legislature.  Additional support provided by Louis Appel Fund, Bank of Greene County, Columbia Memorial Health, Fortnightly Club of Catskill, J. Rubin Garcia Memorial Fund, Columbia-Greene Media Group, Greene County Youth Bureau/NYS Office of Children and Family Services, Hudson River Bank & Trust Foundation, Marshall & Sterling, Mid-Hudson Cablevision, NanGuterman Foundation, Peckham Family Foundation, Stewart’s, Town of Athens, Town of Catskill, Town of Durham, Town of Greenville, Town of Jewitt, Troy Savings Bank Foundation, Trustco Bank, United Way of Columbia & Greene Counties, Windham Foundation and individuals such as you.  Thank You!

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