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Depict your favorite view of the streets of Hudson: Architecture, streets, or special events in any medium that reflects the tapestry of this lively urban gem.

Artwork above: Kenneth Young “Farmers Market” Oil on Canvas

Exhibition Dates:
May 24, – July 12, 2014

CCCA Gallery
209 Warren Street Hudson, NY

Opening Reception:
Saturday, May 24,
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Juror: David Lee Photographer for the Hudson Register Star.
David Lee of Chatham was born and raised in rural Minnesota where he learned at a very early age the technique of gelatin silver photography. His father, a small town doctor, built a darkroom in the basement of their house and introduced him to the alchemy of photography. During his formative college years he studied art history at the University of Minnesota and spent many years working as an art handler for contemporary art at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis.

He began his career in the “editorial arena” in New York City as an editorial intern for a photography publishing company and later for various museums and galleries. He later came to Columbia County and initially worked as a photographer and an “old -letters –reader” for a local sculptor. This paved the way for his positions in local newspapers in Columbia County where he is currently the photographer for the Hudson Register Star. For the past twelve years he has also taught photography at Berkshire Community College and has exhibited his works in Mohawk-Hudson Regionals and at the Koussevitsky Gallery at Berkshire Community College.

“Through these chapters, I have climbed down from my ivory tower on the last falling strains of my balding pate to walk among the community of which I now consider myself a member” states David.

David’s work in the field of photographing the community of Columbia County gives him a rich background in street photography and you can see his works daily in the Hudson Register Star.

Submission Guidelines:

Email Digital Submissions to: Please indicate in the subject line the name of the show you are submitting for.

Submission Deadline:
Midnight, Friday, April 25th.

No late entries will be accepted.

Include in the Document:
Artist Name, phone number and e-mail address, along with the Title, Medium, Size and Price of each submitted piece. (Incomplete information will exclude your work from being considered by the Juror.

If Mailing or Dropping Off:
Send 8x10 photo samples (not originals) by the due date, with the above information to: Columbia Council on the Arts
209 Warren Street
Hudson, NY 12534
(Please include self-addressed stamped envelope for return of samples.)
Up to 3 images may be submitted in jpeg format, the largest dimension being a maximum of 1024 pixels.

Submission Fee: Non-members must pay a non-refundable submission fee of $25.00.
The $25.00 fee may be applied towards membership* if application for membership together with any additional fee owed is received within 30 days after CCCA’s receipt of the $25 submission fee. The submission fee may be paid by check, made payable to CCCA, 209 Warren St., Hudson, NY 12534 (Check must be received by the due date for submissions), or you can pay by using PayPal. Payments through Pay Pal ON THE CCCA WEBSITE in the Gallery Submission Link which allow you to pay via your PayPal account or a credit card of your choice.

Selected artwork MUST be gallery ready, framed and wired for exhibition. No saw toothed hangers are permitted. Work not delivered in this condition will not be hung. No exceptions.

In some cases artists may be asked to provide their own pedestals or protective display box or may be required to install their own work should it prove to be heavy or require special handling.

Notice of Acceptance:
Artists will be notified of acceptance within two weeks after submission date. An installation fee of $10.00 is required for the first piece juried into the show and $5 for each additional piece. Fees must be paid at the time the work is dropped off or it will not be accepted.

Artwork must be priced for sale and CCCA retains a 30% commission on all sales. Selected artists will be notified of drop off and pick up dates. All artists are required to pick up their work(s) on the dates posted. If artists cannot pick up their works they should make arrangements for someone else to do so. A storage fee of $30 will be charged for works not picked up as scheduled. CCCA assumes no responsibility for loss or damage to artwork not timely picked up and after 30 days artwork will become the property of CCCA.

CCCA requires all exhibiting artists to assist in gallery sitting.

Thank You.

For further information, please call 518-671-6213 or email:

*Membership benefits include free submission to six annual shows, access to other juried and non-juried exhibition opportunities and venues, and multi-level discounts at restaurants, retail establishments, service providers and hospitality venues in and outside of Columbia county, throughout the year. Please click here for more information on becoming a member.

Eric Keenaghan, Poet
Jeffry Lependorf, Musician
An Evening of Poetry and Music
May 3, 2014, 5 – 7 pm

CCCA Gallery
209 Warren Street Hudson, NY

Presented by Columbia County Council on the Arts.
Wine & cheese reception follows.

Download PDF of event for more information.


Dan Region – Plumb Bronson House – photograph

Photo: Dan Region “Plumb-Bronson House Staircase” photograph.

Exhibition Dates:
March 22, – May 16, 2014

CCCA Gallery
209 Warren Street Hudson, NY

Juror: Ken Bovat, Jr., Master Photographer Craftsman, is the owner and sole photographer of Photo-Art by Ken Bovat, in Claverack, New York. He began his business in 1976, photographing mostly weddings and environmental portraits, working out of his home. As his business grew, he relocated to an old railroad depot, which he converted into his current studio. His photography consists of weddings, portraits, specializing in High School Seniors, and a small amount of commercial photography.
Ken received his Master of Photography Degree from the Professional Photographers of America in 1988 and his Photographic Craftsman Degree in 1992. He received the PPA National Award from the Professional Photographer’s Society of New York in 1998, where he served as President (2003-2004). Ken is the recipient of numerous photographic awards on the local, state and international level, and has lectured and given demonstrations to many photographic groups, both professional and amateur.

Exhibiting Artists:
Carla Berger, Debra Lynne Bilow, Arlene Boehm, Denise B. Chandler, Gerald Cooley, V. James DiPerna, J. Pierre Gontier, Karen Hummel, Scott Keidong, Wayne King, Hildy Pincus Kronen, Jeffrey Levin, Katharine Mahoney, Wendy Moss, Michael O'Shea, Daniel Region, Susan Sabino, Peter Sagal, Ken Tannenbaum.

For further information, please call 518-671-6213 or email:

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