Valley Variety presents ODDS & ENDS, take one—a group exhibition featuring works of four Upstate NY artists — Peter Acheson, Susan Meyer, Jill Shoffiett and Jeff Starr.
An artist reception will be held on Saturday, July 12, 6pm - 8pm @ Valley Variety, 705 Warren Street
The exhibition is named for a song from The Basement Tapes, recorded at Big Pink when Dylan and The Band decamped from the City to the Arcadian retreat, Woodstock. The exhibit riffs on the idea of Upstate as a state of mind, a refuge, an escape — illusory or not. Each artist responds to visual, psychological and actual terrain; the combination creates a patchwork of disparate truths. An essay by Cydney Payton will accompany the exhibition. An independent curator based in San Francisco, Payton was Director and Chief Curator of the Museum of Contemporary Art/Denver from 2001 - 2008.
ODDS & ENDS, take one was organized for Valley Variety by Susan Meyer and Jeff Starr and will be on exhibition through September 12.