Just Add Water – In the Gallery

Thursday July 2nd – August 7th
Each artwork sold for $20
Over 150 works of art featuring artists from 10 states and three countries

Opening Reception Thursday, July 2nd 8pm – 10pm
Preview Party: 7pm – 8pm
($10 general admission / Free for participating artists)
Includes live jazz music, ADK Tasting and first shot at buying a work of art. 

Thank you to this years participating artists:
Over 80 Artists representing 10 states and three countries!

Marcy Adzich
Constance Avery
Vige Barrie
Andrew Bashant
Elizabeth Bashant
Rebecah Bashant
Linda Bigness
Patricia Byrd-Franklin
Donna Carelli
Albert Castelli
Vinnie Castelli
Marlee Cavallero
Maria Cavo-Mrzlikar
Karen Christensen
Frank Cittadino
Gayle Cleveland
Trish Craig
Marylynn Darling
Rosetta DeBeradinis
Barb Decker
Rick Decker
Tess Denton
Joanne DeStefano
Lizzy Diamond
Tina Dillman
Nicole Elliott
Sean Evans
Tory Evans
Shaun Evans
Dawn Farrar
Jessica Farber
Marilyn S. Fegan
Tanya Gadbaw
Erin Gardner
John Paul Gardner
Meg Gianetti
Julia Hausmann
Elaine Hawley
Julie Herman
Bethany Heintz
Mary Lee Hodgens
Christina Hopkins
Kevin Ink A Which
Tracy Johnel
Sybil S. Johnson
Lindsay Jones
Ryan Judd
Megan King-Ratcliffe
Patrick Knapp
Suzanne LaPierre
Joseph Leroux
Joan Lesko Bazan
Caroline A. Locatelli
Kandace Lockwood
Brenda Lomeli
John Loy
Alyson Gaylord Loy
Mary Gaylord Loy
Darly Horst-Loy
Jessica Loy
Victor Lenuzza
Charlotte Mann
Lorrena Martini
Carrie Matt
Crystal Maury
Damhnait McHugh
Meghan Milligan
Gretchen Mukmin
Lyle Murphy
Jenna North
Steve Nyland
Mary O’Neill
John O’Neill
Ginger Parker
Susan Paroubek
Stan Paroubek
Lynn Pauley
Jessica Posner
Cate Reynolds
Britta Rice
Marieta Riposo
Amanda Rogers
Armin Rosic
Bobbie Scarpino
Marilyn Schueter
Sheila Smith
Pat Spencer
Betty Storsberg
Amrita Stuetzle
Heather Swenson
Elizabeth Tantillo
Christine Thayer
Tony Thompson
Christine Tisa
Teresa Van Etten
Julie Waldas
Eloise Waldas
Jennifer Walker
Alice Yi
Honore Yuhas

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Upcoming at KAC

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KAC 37th Annual Run and Walk


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Spring Dance Performance

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OPEN CALL: 2016 – 2017 Exhibitions at KAC

Call For Artists

The Kirkland Art Center in Clinton, NY seeks submissions for our 2016/2017 exhibition season. All visual media accepted.

The gallery is the main room of a former Methodist church with an over 50 year track record of exhibiting the work of regional and national contemporary artists. There is uninterrupted wall space along two 47 foot walls with 16 foot ceilings. Adjustable track lighting runs parallel to each wall.

KAC is responsible for:

Publicity: announcement cards (mailed to our member list and distributed locally), web site and social media outlets (facebook, instagram and e-newsletter).

Opening reception with refreshments provided (Usually a Thursday 5pm – 7pm

All artwork is insured while on premises

KAC receives a 30% commission on all sold artwork


Please submit via e-mail with KAC EXHIBITIONS in the subject line:

10 jpeg images clearly labeled with artist name and title of work
A corresponding slide list that includes: the artists name, title of work, date of work, medium and dimensions

A one page artist statement


Weblink to online portfolio including the above information is acceptable. 

Selection is based on quality of work presented for review.
The KAC Exhibition Committee is comprised of working artists, art and museum professionals and KAC Staff who select and schedule exhibitions.
The committee convenes for the selection process once per year.

The KAC Gallery is open to the public M-F 9:30am – 4:30pm and by appointment. 

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Just Add Water – Call for Artists

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Kirkland Art Center presents a new exhibition in collaboration with Golden Artist Colors and You!

Artists are provided with up to five (max) new QoR watercolor sample cards. Samples include QoR paint and watercolor paper. Artists are invited to create and donate an original artwork using the provided materials with the option of including one other medium. All artwork will be exhibited at the Kirkland Art Center for the exhibition: Just Add Water from July 2nd to August 7th 2015.

All participating artists are provided one complimentary ticket to the pre-party ($10 value) to be followed by the opening reception on Thursday July 2nd.

(1) Best of Show: $100, $150 Golden Gift Certificate and KAC Membership
(2) Honorable Mentions: $100 Golden Gift Certificate and KAC Membership

All donated artwork will be for sale for $20 to support the KAC’s mission:
The mission on of the Kirkland Art Center is to educate children and adults to advocate for artists and the arts, and to engage the community in a range of cultural experiences and opportunities. 

All participating artists will have their name listed on KAC’s web site with optional web link. Artwork exhibited in the gallery will be anonymous with the artists name to be revealed once the artwork has sold.

If you would like to be a part of this exciting exhibition please write to: info@kacny.org or call the office at: (315) 853-8871

Tag #justaddwater @i_heart_kac  to your entries on Instagram and KAC may re-gram.


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Tickets Available at The Door




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In the Gallery: A Long, Long History Cut Short…

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Madeline Bartley, Jacob Crook, Paul Dressen, Holly Greenberg, Shorty Greene, Dusty Herbig, Kevin Larmon, Landon Perkins, Eli Show, Taro Takizawa and Stefan Zoller

Opening Reception: Thursday, April 30th 5pm – 7pm


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Artist in Residence – Summer 2015

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Kirkland Art Center offers:

  • Free studio space and access to a fully equipped ceramics studio and painting/drawing studio
  • The opportunity for focused, independent work.
  • The opportunity to share work.


  • Full time focus on creating new work.
  • Provide one public outreach opportunity. Examples may include a slide lecture, workshop, demonstration or open studio.


  • Artist is responsible for his or her materials and supplies
  • Ceramic artists are responsible for firing fees.
  • Meals not included.


  • Please send 20 examples of current work and/or a web link to an online portfolio.
  • CV/bio
  • A brief statement that includes a proposal of what you hope to achieve during your residency. (not to exceed one page)
  • Send applications to: info@kacny.org

Application deadline extended to April 10th. 

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Where Art Lives

What a year we have had! The KAC has hosted multiple events monthly from Coffeehouse to Jazz and Classical concerts; our standard dance performances from Nutcracker to Spring Recital to Tiny Tots Ballet; 8 fabulous art exhibitions from cutting edge to our annual Members’ show; classes, camps, and fitness including: Yoga, Zumba and Line Dancing. And that doesn’t even include our fundraisers like the Book Sale, The KAC Gala, the new Raku Fest and the KAC Run and Walk!

ART happens at the KAC and has for 55 years! In addition to all the great programming, we have worked diligently on our historic facility located in the heart of Clinton. In the last year, we’ve completed projects including the installation of a new dance floor, refinishing the main gallery floor, the complete renovation of the Lower Pottery Studio including a brand new kiln, updating the Upper Pottery Studio and equipping it for artist rentals, organizing and outfitting the jewelry studio with equipment, repairing and restoring our steeple and roof to keep varmints out of the attic, intense cleaning and painting in most areas and the list goes on. (Many of these projects were funded by grants and private donations with loyal KAC volunteers doing much of the work).

The KAC Mission is to share the arts with all in our community expanding our horizons with new cultural and fun experiences. Naturally, we cannot do this without your financial and moral support. While this last year has been positive in so many ways, the transitions and improvements still require significant fiscal support. We hope we can count on your Annual Giving donation this year. Your assistance means all the difference to our arts mission and to our community.

Thank you for your consideration of the KAC in the past and today. Your gift truly makes a difference.



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