Artist Videos: 2020 MHR

The Albany Institute of History & Art is the host of the 2020 Exhibition by Artists of the Mohawk Hudson Region (September 19, 2020-January 3, 2021). 

Artists were invited to make short videos to talk about their work on view. We will release videos over several weeks. Please click on the image to access the individual videos or visit our YouTube Channel to see all the videos in a special playlist.

Release Date: October 9, 2020

Pennie Brantly, Giovanni di Mola, Andrew Dines, KK Kozik, and Lori Lawrence

Empty room with wooden floors and bare furniture (wooden desk and bookcase) and two brightly backlit windows  Person with dreadlocks, collared shirt, and vest with American flag cloth tied over face Older man in room with other people in suits

Release Date: October 16, 2020

David Brickman, Richard Garrison, Katie DeGroot, Susan Meyer, Richard Barlow

Wooden exterior wall with blue and white paint Multiple framed white papers with color-coded squares Collection of vertical tree limbs showing white and brown bark and green and blue moss on white background

Release Date: October 23, 2020

Kingsley Parker, David Herbert, Meredith Best, Roger Bisbing, Gerald Wolfe

Table top model of forested hill showing trees, dirt, and rock formations Large black and hollow mesh and metal sculpture of a knight's helmet with staircases and landings inside Colorful collage of drawn faces and words on recycled comic books

Release Date: October 30, 2020

Dorothea Osborn, Sara Pruiksma, Jeff Wigman, Gina Occhiogrosso, Lynn Dreese Breslin

Black and white/cream textiles in a square shape  Blue tissue paper with white line drawings of a row of buildings  Small figure stands on trunk of tree positioned horizontally over small waterfalls. Foreground is dark. Light appears from behind hills in background.

Release Date: November 6, 2020

Susan Martin Maffei, Sean Stewart, Kathy Greenwood, Susan Spencer Crowe, Susan Berger

Open box with sculpted figures of hornets coming out Painting of rusty pipes, fittings, and flanges Woven, multicolored textile made up of raised circular patterns combined into one piece, which is displayed on the floor.

Release Date: November 16, 2020

Deborah Bayly, Susan Stuart, Jean Feinberg, Katarina Holbrook Spitzer

Painting with brown tones of an inside of a barn with livestock such as pigs and chickens. Abstract painting with many different colors and shapes, especially long thin blocks of color.

Release Date: November 20, 2020

Jane Bloodgood-Abrams, Michael Oatman

Sun glows from behind clouds in an orange-red sky over a calm river and shoreline. Floor to ceiling wall installation of colorful, graphic circles