@LexArt represents Lexington Arts + Science’s fostering creative arts, exposition of artwork and exploration of nature through the Arts.
July 22-24, 2022 Upstate Art Weekend, 2nd Edition (but our first time)
Sixteen artists organized in newly restored Lexington House Galleries by curator Jill Benson. Patrick Meagher rallying a motley crew of artists and activists to reactivate the remaining ground floor gallery spaces. Mike Moss brings freeform jazz inspiring polymath Judd Weisburg’s chalk lines on black canvas depicting stream currents. Pneuhaus’ upcycled inflatable sculpture designed by Hannah Bacsoka under the guidance of Pratt Institute’s design research in architecture (d.r.a.) Professors Duks Koschitz and Robert Lee Brackett III, on the front lawn. Site specific sculpture by Tristan Fitch connecting to the Lexington House, and handpainted signs by John Virga depicting important local destinations. Giant wooden spoon in the woods and found objects by Joseph Imhauser. Birds by Liz Alderman (one now part of LexArtSci’s nascent permanent collection. Studio tours and grand oils by Anthony Fatato. Work by FAN, Ivan Himanen, Janice Caswell, Katherine Jackson, Anastasia Lopoukhine, Barbara Marks, Heather McLeod, Kristin Middleton, Jamie May Minje, Rachel Nelson, Dara Oshin, Neil Ramsey, Tegan Broyan Roberts, Robin Roi, Paolex. Everyone lounging on tire tubes in the creek. Hiking path to the south demarcated and open to the public up the meadow above the barn theater, past the UFO landing through the woods and around the Diamond Notch A-frame back down the wooden bridges back to the Morse Inn. Arrows inspired by Minjo. Words imprinted on the farmhouse by @Lex. Jagerberg Hall’s pink Piaggio weinermobile slanging kielbasa and pretzels by Gabi M. And so much more.
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July 2021: Inauguration of the newly restored Lexington House Galleries
Group Art Show. Works by Patrick Meagher, Vivian Slee, Mark Quinlan, @catskillsrugged, Kim Do, botanical installation art by Josie Wood, words by Louis Slee, drinks by Mark Quinlan. Pastries by the cookie queen Catskill Bake Works. Unveiling of the Diamond Notch mini A-frame. Large scale site specific inflatable artworks by Pratt Institute’s d.r.a. undergraduates on and in front of the Lexington House.
July 2020: Farmhouse Poetry Slams
Casual, weekly bonfire open mike style poetry readings.
August 2020: Opening with a Closing Summer
A reading of Chekov’s Three Sisters, with director Derek Denckla and members of the local community.
This event was open to the public, free of charge and COVID-19 compliant. Readers and audience were distributed outdoors on the meadow and invited to bring a picnic to enjoy before or during the performance.
November 1, 2020: Inaugural Soft Opening
Screening of Joseph Beuys Transformer followed by Q&A with director John Halpern (ICA), Nancy Barton (Prattsville Art Center), Patrick Meagher (Silvershed) and Alex Rodriguez (Lexington Arts + Science).
This event was open to the public, free of charge and COVID-19 compliant.
Audience was limited to 25 people and held in the LexArtSci theater, with a flying light and silks performance by Evelyn Von Gizycki, Fallen Angel.
November 2020: Drive-by Window Art at the Lexington House
Illuminated Windows at the historic Lexington House featuring artwork by artists including Jessica Dalrymple, Britt Yudell, Lizzy Chiappini, Patrick Meagher, Paolex, Gabriel Guzman, and many more.
-Screening of Joseph Bueys: Transformer by John Halpern (ICA) at the Barn Theater, followed by a Q&A with Nancy Barton (Prattsville Art Center) and Patrick Meagher (Lineland Project).
–The Barn Theater: September 12, 2020. An afternoon reading of “Three Sisters” by Anton Chekov, with musical interludes and a toast. Bring a blanket and pack a picnic to enjoy on your own private patch of meadow.
PRATTSVILLE ART CENTER & FOUR-D. Residency at Lex House
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