Artists & Art Organizations

A Sense of Wonder Studio

Jessica Rogers received her B.S. in Photography from Pacific Union College (CA) in 2001.  After graduating, she worked in custom photo labs in Sacramento, CA for several years. In 2009, she began her business, Jessica Rogers Photography, selling her original Polaroid transfers through an online store. In 2010, she transitioned from film to digital photography, showcasing her new work at solo exhibits in Napa Valley Wineries.  That same year she began creating functional pieces featuring her images, and selling them at various festivals, summer markets, and in local stores. At the end of June 2017, Jessica moved to Queensbury, NY, and in September, she opened a studio in The Shirt Factory and renamed her business A Sense Of Wonder Studio. Influenced by her love of a variety of traditional and alternative techniques, Jessica’s current work focuses on still-life scenes and “portraits” of vintage and natural subjects.  She specializes in printing her images on fabric, out of which she creates functional items.


71 Lawrence St. #202

Glens Falls, NY 12801

Adela Tavares

Adela graduated in the spring of 2002 from the Fine Arts College of Timisoara, Romania, with a degree in painting. She now lives and works in Glens Falls, where she has a studio in The Shirt Factory at which she is happy to meet people and show her work. She is interested in capturing the feelings and emotions beyond the obvious subject, no matter if it is a portrait, landscape or abstract work. She works in acrylic, oil or tempera; the art materials she uses are both tools and ways to experiment. Art has always been a way for her to understand and interpret the life and the experiences around her, a way to better know herself and deal with her emotions.


The Shirt Factory

71 Lawrence St, Suite 206

Glens Falls NY 12801

Adirondack Folk School

Adirondack Folk School teaches traditional arts, crafts and culture of the Adirondacks.  Classes are small, hands-on workshops where students make anything from rustic furniture, jewelry, pack baskets, weaving, felting and more.  AFS offers classes year round, and special Saturday Evening programs are offered throughout the summer.  Registration and class schedules can be found on our website.


51 Main Street

Lake Luzerne, NY 12846

Adirondack Images by Daniel Way

Born in Glens Falls, my interest in photography began at age 11 when I earned a Kodak camera
selling Boy Scout wreaths. My father taught me how to develop film and print my own pictures.
It helped me to appreciate composition and framing a shot. In high school I became a yearbook
photographer and learned the journalistic aspects of photography. My first published
photographs and articles appeared in the local newspaper illustrating school events in the late

My life’s work began in 1981 when I started my medical career as a Family Physician with the
Hudson Headwaters Health Network. Suddenly I was practicing medicine in the heart of the
Adirondacks and had access to photo opportunities that were limited only by the hours of my
work schedule.

These efforts culminated in my first book entitled All in a Day’s Work: Scenes and Stories from
an Adirondack Medical Practice in 2004, and the sequels Never a Dull Moment and We Were
There followed in 2012 and 2016. I have published illustrated magazine articles in Adirondack
Life, American Journal of Nursing, Family Medicine, Adirondac, The Penn Stater and Upstate
New York.

For more details about my photography and writing, please visit my website at


Adirondack Museum

One of the largest Museums in Upstate New York for Adirondack visitors to deepen their appreciation for what’s special about the region and to explore how people lived, worked, traveled and played in the Adirondacks from the 19th century right up until today. Interactive, hands-on activities abound making the stories of the Adirondacks and its people highly engaging for children as well as adults.  Open daily from late May to mid-October.


9097 State Route 30
Blue Mountain Lake, NY  12812

Adirondack Production & Theater Inc (APT)

APT is a not for profit theater company that provides opportunity for self expression & personal growth through performing & visual arts for adults 18 and over including those with disabilities.

P.O. Box 4648
Queensbury, NY 12804


Adirondack Voices, Inc.

Adirondack Voices is a non-auditioned community chorus open to adults and high school students that have a love of music and can match pitch.
Weekly rehearsals are on Tuesdays from 7-9 pm.

Rehearsal Space:  Christ Church United Methodist, 54 Bay Street, Glens Falls, NY


P.O. Box 4145

Queensbury, NY  12804



Advokate empowers small businesses, nonprofits, startups and artists with the marketing tools they need to be successful!

Advokate creates websites, branding and logos, business cards, brochures, rack cards, press releases and more all under one roof. Their approach is inclusive and can be customized to fit any budget from shoestring on up. They create eye-catching designs in your very own flavor and offer guidance and customized plans to suit your promotional needs.

Whether you’re a fledgling artist in need of a website, a startup company needing new business card designs or an established business who could use some Facebook help, Advokate is on your team.

Brian Chevalier

Teaching Artist / singer / songwriter

Songspun Productions

office 518-798-2030

cell 518-307-6795

Carol Law Conklin

I have been a batik artist for over 38 years.  My college major was printmaking, but when I made my first batik it became my medium.  My favorite subjects are nature, the seasons, mythological themes, and farm animals.  Of all, the horse expresses the most of what I want to communicate in my art.

Chapman Historical Musuem

The Chapman Historical Museum presents the history of the Glens Falls – Queensbury community and its connection to the Adirondack region.


348 Glen St Glens Falls, New York

Chip Perone Images

I believe that digital image editing can take a good photo and make it better.  For me, photography should capture the world as it surrounds me via nature, landscapes or people.  I use digital photography to stretch my creativity and enhance what I see within my mind’s eye.


Chippin’ Dale

Chippin’ Dale is a wood artist who applies chip carving to a variety of decorative and functional wood pieces. Think of chip carving as “picnic table graffiti with style” cutting designs and lettering into wood surfaces wherever you want (or can get away with): Clocks, Plates, Boxes, Game Boards, Signboards, Coasters, … Chip carving is done 100% by hand with a scalpel-like knife. It is generally done on Basswood and Butternut. Harder woods can be done, but the depths of cut are more limited.

Chippin’ Dale does chip carvings for fun, family, friends, and charities he supports. He keeps a few items at LARAC, and he does commissioned pieces on-request. Check out the photos in the website linked below to see a sampling of Dale’s work. If you’d like to discuss a commission piece, please drop him a line.

Cindy’s Custom Quilts

Cindy’s Custom Quilts is located in Queensbury, New York. She began making custom quilts in 2000 and is the sole proprietor. Memory, Special Occasion and T-Shirt quilts are popular requests. Some of her work has won local awards.

​All items are made by Cindy with high quality materials and supplies purchased locally or from USA based vendors. After she designs and pieces larger quilt tops she outsources them to local machine quilters for quilting. When they are returned to she sews the binding and label on. Turnaround time is 6 to 12 weeks. All services except shipping and sales tax are included in prices.

Phone 518.793.7874

Crandall Public Library

Crandall Public Library provides resources, services and programs necessary to meet the informational, educational, cultural and entertainment needs of the public to enhance individual and community life.  In addition to the many resources provided by libraries, Crandall offers special events for children, a gallery, film series, and more.  The Folklife, History & Cultural Programs celebrate living and historical cultural heritage of the upper Hudson Valley and Adirondacks of upstate New York.


251 Glen St.

Glens Falls, NY 12801

Dawn Judkins

My name is Dawn Judkins and I like to say I am a budding artist at 61 years old. In the early 90’s I started painting in a Decorative Painting format. As I was raising 3 children, this was a very doable form of art work. Craft paint was very cheap and garage sales offered plenty of bounty for just a few dollars. I incorporated this art form with a new venture belly casting, in 2001. In 2014, I enrolled in a local college to work towards an art degree. I graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Degree with concentration in oils. While attending Empire State College I won second place in a Student Art Competition in 2015 and was published in the journal Metropolitan Review in the Fall 2016 issue. I paint out of my home studio where I teach beginning oil painting classes. My belly casts are done at The Adirondack Salt Cave on 11 Broad St., Glens Falls. I dabble with old master’s palettes but mostly I paint contemporary still life. My subjects usually contain some form of glass as I find it most interesting how light bends and moves through it’s reflection.


Don Polunci

Don retired from Glens Falls High School after teaching art and photography for 32 years.  Don served as Vice President of the Adirondack Camera Club and was President of the Southern Adirondack Audubon Society. He is a published photographer and was a finalist in several magazines and newspapers including Adirondack Life and National Wildlife Magazine. Don has participated in a number of juried art shows and is very active in the local arts community. He is currently an instructor at the Adirondack Folk School in Lake Luzerne, NY

Eric Bright

Eric Bright is a luthier who builds acoustic guitars from “sinker” logs from the bottom of Schroon Lake. With extensive bookmatched burl and pearl inlay, these instruments become a work of art that most people want to display on their wall. And the historic Adirondack sinker-spruce tops make these guitars exceptional instruments.


52B Hayes Road

Schroon Lake NY 12870

Eric Crisler

I started photography in 1982 after borrowing my dad’s camera for a school project. In 1986, while still in high school, I took my first paid photo gig. It was a wedding for a co-worker. Since then, I have lost count as to the number of weddings and special events I have photographed. I specialize in scenic and landscape work, but also dabble in wildlife.


Fort Edward Historical Society

The Old Fort House Museum is located on Lower Broadway in Fort Edward, NY.  It features a five building complex of local artifacts.  The museum is open seasonally from June through October and year round by appointment for school and motor coach tours.  Our gift shop is also open year round during office hours with a large selection of books on local history.


29 Broadway

Fort Edward NY, 12828

Glens Falls Community Theatre

The Glens Falls Community Theatre is a not-for-profit organization created for the promotion and encouragement of the theatrical arts as well as for the personal enjoyment of its members. The group offers myriad activities that provide its members with a variety of experiences in the performing arts. The strength of the group has been in the loyalty of long-time members, the enthusiasm of new members, and the support of season’s subscribers.

Tel 518.792.1740

Hudson River Shakespeare Company

The mission of the Hudson River Shakespeare Co. is to make available to residents of the area works of classic literature with emphasis on the plays of William Shakespeare.  Residents participate as both actors and auditors.


66  Mountainview Drive

Hudson Falls, NY 12839

Jack R. Montoya

Jack R. Montoya Studio
Contemporary Experimental Art. Sculpture, mixed media and installation. Explorations of daily life and the imagery of the pre-Columbian world, and the ancient rituals of the Americas, specially around the Amazonas river.
Twitter: @jackrmontoya

Joan and Emile Valley

My husband [Emile ] and I have been building small wood boxes for about 10 years; sculptured and /or painted, memory, treasures or simple boxes.

We work in our home shop at 24 Shufelt Way, Schroon Lake, NY .

(518) 351-0157

Jon Segan

In my work I usually combine painting and sculpture with objects, fitting them together spatially into boxes that I construct.  I find that this combination of media makes more likely the opportunities to discover the happy accidents that lead to spiritual order. I paint and sculpt in a straight forward manner to best achieve harmony between the two dimensional image and the three dimensional form.  The coming together of the different elements allows the work to become first image, then object, and ultimately a blending of the two.  This merging allows me the role of the artist, craftsperson, and finally witness.

518 747 4464

Joy Woolworks

Joy Muller-McCoola works with unspun wool sheared from sheep. Using wet felting techniques she creates accessories including meditation stones, hats, and bags. Sculptural and wallworks are also created. Joy tries to work with local wools as well as reusing other materials. Fine art may include wrappings from produce, old metal, or roofing rubber. 

Instagram @Joy_woolworks


Kris Gregson Moss

Kris looks at color, movement, form, and negative space differently from most art quilters. She examines the tiniest parts of nature from all directions; the inside out as well as the outside in. At times her eye and sewing skills translate the vision into a three dimensional work of art, a bit of jewelry or a curved abstraction of the object in a wall piece, and sometimes the work is more realistic.
Kris welcomes you to her new studio, Moss on the Hill, near North Hebron, NY. She offers enticing workshops throughout the year. Her work may be seen at Valley Artisans Market in Cambridge NY and has been shown both individually and with the following groups: Fiber Revolution and ARTAA.

Little Theater on the Farm, Inc.

Since October 2006, The Little Theater on the Farm in Fort Edward, NY has been providing a space for theatrical performances, parties, auctions, craft fairs and even the odd historical reenactment.   The Little Theater’s mission is to make available economical theater space for performers and educational programs so that area residents may increase their appreciation for the arts, area history, and environment.


27 Plum Road
Fort Edward, NY  12828

Love is on Lake George

Kathy Miller of Love is on Lake George has a collection of some unique metal art decor and art stationary products that capture the Lake George Region experience for our residents and visitors.  Shelf Sitters, trivets, ornaments, notepads and note cards are featured.   Personalized items are available and custom metal work can be created to your design.  Feel free to contact Kathy by phone or email.



M. C. Huskie

Somewhere between the real and the surreal is that area that comes to us as thoughts. Some thoughts come through vivid as your face in the mirror, others like some dark shape in the corner of your bedroom at 4:00 am. This is where my art comes from. Sometimes it is focused from the start……other times not so clearly defined. Sometimes the name of the painting is fixed in my mind before I take a brush stroke. Hopefully, the end results in the idea being transformed into a two dimensional form of imagination and justifies the effort.


Mandalas for Modern Meditations

Robert Nottke worked as an elementary school art educator in Southern Saratoga county for 35 years. He has exhibited his photography at the Ballston Spa, Schuylerville and Greenwich Libraries, at the College of Saint Rose, The Russel Sage Colleges Art Gallery and at the 1986 Albany Tercentennial Exhibit at the Empire State Plaza. In 1985 he won a National 4th prize for his photograph, Children of Fear.

Mandalas for Modern Meditation are an outgrowth of a lifelong fascination with kaleidoscopic images. His mandalas have been inspired by catchphrases in the current parlance, by the textures and lines of nature, by the annual themes of the LARAC juried shows, or by odd things he has encountered in his travels. His hope is that, in searching for the intricacies of the designs, the viewers will be able to detach themselves from the conscious world and slip away into the complex baroque but very special environments they create.

Nature’s Sake Photography LLC

James Rodewald is an environmental science educator and freelance nature photographer currently residing in Queensbury, NY. He is the founder and owner of Nature’s Sake Photography LLC, a socially-conscious nature photography studio committed to supporting conservation groups that work to protect the lands photographed in James’ images. He has decades of experience behind the lens, first starting with 35 mm film in the mid-1980s. Cameras have traveled with him across the country over the years, documenting many natural scenes from the American West, South and Northeast. Although the majority of his portfolio focuses upon the Adirondacks, recent additions include rural Costa Rica, Cape Cod and Central New Jersey farmland. Nature’s Sake Photography offers many of James’ images as fine art, limited edition framed prints. A portion of every sale is donated directly to conservation groups working to conserve our natural heritage.


28 Sycamore Drive, Queensbury, NY  12804

Paul Chapman

I began teaching Art at Queensbury Elementary School in January 1966. I taught every grade level (1-3, then 4-6, then 7-8) for about 10 years. Then
I started teaching in the High School, where I remained until my retirement in 2001, June (after 35.5 years); retiring as the Chairman of the High
School Art Department. After retiring, I used my new free time to catch up on some things that I let slide over the years. After a fashion, however, I got reacquainted with the production of art and started painting again. It feels good. I have found myvoice. This is how I will end my days. This is my future.


12 Morgan Drive

Hudson Falls, NY 12839



Petal People Press

Petal People Press is a line of whimsical note cards inspired by my garden. I create my botanical art from real ferns, leaves, herbs and flowers that I have grown in my garden (or snatched from road sides and fields). No part is drawn, painted or computer enhanced. A professional printing house scans them and prints the joyful designs onto Forestry Stewardship Council-certified card stock. Mother Nature … but with a whole lot more personality.


Peter & Carol Jonietz

Peter is a self-taught artist working primarily in oils and acrylics.  Carol does beaded jewelry and design.


P.O. Box 1245
South Glens Falls, NY  12803

Salem Art Works

Salem Art Works (SAW) is a contemporary art center and sculpture park located on a 199.4 acre former dairy farm in rural Washington County, New York. Founded in 2005 by artist Anthony Cafritz, SAW’s mission is to support both emerging and established artists in the creation of new and progressive work, as well as promote the understanding and appreciation of contemporary art within the region. At the core of SAW’s philosophy is the belief that inspired new works are created in an open and supportive environment encouraging interaction among artists and disciples. Based upon this tenet, SAW offers opportunities in four focal areas: cultural events, exhibitions, educational workshops, and artist programs.


19 Cary Lane Salem

New York 12865

Sean Walmsley

I have been a photographer since I was a child, growing up in England. I started with a Box Brownie camera, learned how to develop film and print black-and-white pictures while in high school, got into semi-professional photography as an undergraduate at Trinity College, Dublin (Ireland) and have been a keen amateur photographer ever since. Since retiring from a career as a university professor in the School of Education at
SUNY-Albany, I have devoted more time to photography, and have started entering art competitions. While my photography embodies the early tradition of photography, which is to photograph beautiful things—especially in nature— it is also to capture unexpected details that surprise, resonate, or encourage the viewer to ponder.


Starr Regan DiCiurcio

Starr is a local artist who teaches on creativity and mandalas for both groups and individuals.
She is also an interfaith minister who teaches meditation, facilitates retreats and offers spiritual direction.

SUNY Adirondack Theatre, Music, & Art

SUNY Adirondack is a teaching- and learning-centered community college that offers innovative instructional and student support programs, responds to the educational needs of its community, and serves as a stimulus for economic development, partnerships and leadership.

Phone: 1-888-SUNY-ADK

Queensbury Campus
640 Bay Road
Queensbury, NY 12804

Wilton Campus
696 State Route 9
Wilton, NY 12831

The Dance Center & Adirondack Ballet Theater

The philosophy of the Dance Center of Queensbury is to provide an excellent standard in dance education to children and young adults in our community. Our goal is to develop good people in addition to well-trained dancers.  Our dance community of students, faculty and parents facilitates learning and personal growth for all.

The Dance Center of Queensbury


79 Warren Street, Suite 202

Glens Falls, NY 12801

The Georgi Museum

The Georgi Museum studies, conserves, and presents objects and items from the Georgi Collection, in accordance with the intentions of Jessie Georgi as defined in her Last Will and Testament, in order to connect the people of Salem/Shushan NY to education, creativity, knowledge, and ideas.  The Community Park is open dawn to dusk, with public facilities available from April – November.  The Georgi is a NY State public access point on the Battenkill.


21 Adams Lane

Shushan, NY  12873

The Stony Creek Free Library’s ARTirondacks Gallery/Shop/Studio

The Stony Creek Free Library’s ARTirondacks Gallery/Shop/Studio is an extension of the Stony Creek Free Library. Over the past year and a half we have been transforming what was once the neighboring Methodist Episcopal Church building into a community space where local artists and supporters of the Arts can come together to purchase, experience, and create through Open Studio Hours and Instructor-led Workshops.
Website: Facebook Page “Stony Creek Free Library’s ARTirondacks”
Phone Number: (518) 696-5911
Address: 33 Harrisburg Road, Stony Creek, NY 12878

Thomas Mowatt

Thomas Mowatt is an experienced, effective, environmental educator, Adirondack hiking and camping guide, freelance naturalist-artist and traditional craftsman, living and working from an historic 1910 log cabin overlooking southern Lake Champlain. Previously, while working in Michigan, a life’s obsession with birch bark began quite innocently, as the result of a simple act of kindness in 1985. Tom was introduced to a Minnesota Ojibwa extended family, and was invited to live with them and learn the skills of birch bark craft. Birch bark craftwork is a beautiful, durable, watertight natural art form. A result of decades of commitment on both scientific and artistically inclined paths, Tom was highlighted and documented in the April 2000 Adirondack Life magazine, Glens Falls Post-Star, Lake George Mirror, and Lake Placid Gazette newspapers, acknowledged for uniquely representing the Adirondack region artistically and environmentally – “modern day Thoreau”.

Valley Artisans Market

Located in historic Hubbard Hall in Cambridge, NY, and amidst the rolling hills of Washington County in upstate New York, Valley Artisans Market is one of the oldest arts cooperatives in the country. Local fine artists and craftsmen work in a variety of hand-crafted media including glass, paper, cloth, photography, oil paintings, pastels, wood, mosaic, sculpture, metal, jewelry, ceramics and more. The Small Gallery features rotating shows by members and guest artists, and the market is always staffed by one of its artisan members.

25 East Main Street

Cambridge, NY  12816



Washington County Fair

The fair brings together the best of everything; entertainment, 4-H displays, food, music, great rides, and more animals than anywhere else. We truly have something for everyone. Come and enjoy the experience of Washington County, its people, its rural character, and its great agricultural traditions. For over a century the Washington County Fair has been an important part of our community, our youth, and our future. It has been changing along with our world; remembering the old and offering the new.

(518) 692-2464
392 Old Schuylerville Road
Greenwich, New York 12834

Washington County Historical Society

The mission of the Washington County Historical Society is to promote the heritage of Washington County, to bring together parties interested in the area, and to collect materials for the Heritage Research Library.  The public is invited to join, attend programs, do research, and check the bookshop.  WCHS headquarters, the Wing-Northup house, is located at 167 Broadway, Fort Edward, across from St. Joseph’s, and is open on Wednesdays and Fridays from noon to four or by appointment.


167 Broadway

Fort Edward, NY 12828

Watercolors by Tom Ryan

I love to create luminous and colorful watercolors that depict serenity, harmony, and beauty. I find transparent watercolor the ideal medium to capture these effects as well as shifting moods. For many paintings, I first soak the watercolor paper in water and utilize a wet-in-wet technique to allow the paint, water, and paper to spontaneously interact and create wonderfully mysterious effects and soft edges. Once the paper dries, I add strong vivid color for interest and to emphasize the focal point in the painting.

I have taught beginning and intermediate watercolor classes at Saratoga Arts for many years and have led beginning and intermediate watercolor workshops in Glens Falls, Clifton Park, Saratoga Springs, Lake George, Blue Mountain Lake, and other locations. I was awarded signature membership in the North East Watercolor Society and am past president of the Upper Hudson Valley Watercolor Society, Glens Falls, New York. Currently, with Sue Beadle, I am co-leader of a regional plein air painters group, Plein Air Adirondack. I have also led local workshops in plein air painting.


64 McEchron Lane

Queensbury, NY 1280

Widlund Gallery at Tannery Pond Community Center

Tannery Pond Community Center serves as the cultural and meeting hub for North Creek.  Tannery Pond Community Center provides a venue for public and private events, meetings and programs.  Reservation contact is Cherie Ferguson, Town of Johnsburg 518-251-2421.  The TPCC Gallery hosts rotating exhibits each month and is open Monday-Saturday 9 am-4 pm and on Sundays when the “open” flag is out.


228 Main St.

North Creek, NY 12853

Zorica Langa

Zorica Langa is an artist interested in exploring rhythm and harmony through abstract interpretations, while also inviting the viewer to see her paintings as a starting point for conceptual contemplation and the discovery of suggestive imagery.