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Gallery, by Penny
Compass of Light
Jamie Ipsen
Wedding Photo by Penny
LOVE blocks, 9:2018
6. Barb Heller 2021
Light In Sight, e.t. on panel, 11 x 14, 2003
Atkinson Famly Band
exhibitions, 2024
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Blind Bay Revealed, egg tempera on panel by Paul Saphier, c. 2000

Image and the Word ...

‘In the beginning was the Word...’ 

During the summer of 2024 here at the Iva Smith Gallery, we will be exploring this primal mystery from many points of view and through various artistic mediums. 

In our main gallery, read the poems of Laurinda Lind Petersen and view the paintings by Paul Saphier that inspired them -- Image and the Word. Along similar lines, we will be sharing photographs by Richard Margolis from his upcoming publication Stories about Books.

The photographs of Martin Wolff in his posthumous exhibition, Playing in the Light, celebrate moments of serenity and the play of light both in India and in the vicinity of his home in New Jersey.

The confluence of visual art, calligraphy, craft and poetry. will all be celebrated in the exhibition of calligrapher Gail Brill of Saranac Lake, Into the Forest. Gail has been inspired to illustrate haiku by beloved local poet-blacksmith, John Scarlett.

The time-honored art of paper creation and bookbinding--vehicles of the word--will be shared by Regan Parent DeFranza and Todd Moe.


We will also be sharing the meditations in wood -- bowls, cutting boards and more-- of woodworker Dennis Del Rossi.

Plan to come out and celebrate this beautiful confluence of arts and ‘the word’ at our Grand Art Opening on

Sunday, July 7, 2024

beginning at 5 PM!

Photograph by Martin Wolff

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Calligraphy and artwork by Gail Brill

Haiku by John Scarlett

opening hours
June 30, 2024 through
Columbus Day Weekend
 Wed., Thurs. & Sat. 
 10:00AM - 05:00PM 
Fridays from 1 PM - 5 PM.

Open other times by chance and appointment.

(718) 753-7947

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