Tresca Weinstein interviewed the Art Omi: Dance program ahead of the 2022 Dance Showing event. Residency director Christopher Morgan describes the residency program and current dancers share their backgrounds and collaborative approaches to dance. Read more at the Times Union.
The Art Omi open studios were an auditory, sensory, visual experience with artists’s works utilizing performance, sound, paper, wool, printing, and so much more. Sina Basila Hickey visited the studios to ask some of the artists-in-residence about how their work developed over this residency. Listen to the story HERE. See the full list of artists here: artomi.org/residencies/art/art-omi-artists-2022.
Portia Munson assembled discarded blue plastic into a small pool for one of the central sculptures in her current exhibition “Flood” at Art Omi. This sculpture, called “Reflecting Pool,” speaks about our culture of mass production and consumption in a seductive way that brings viewers to the edges in an endless game of eye-spy. Sina
Listen to Sina Basila Hickey’s interview with Portia Munson here. Portia Munson’s “Flood” is currently on view at Art Omi. Two of the central sculptures are seductive collections of blue discarded plastics and in this segment we focus on the third central sculpture and Munson’s paintings. “Flood” by Portia Munson is on view at Art Omi
GHENT, NY, June 2022 — Art Omi is pleased to announce it is the recipient of an unrestricted grant award of $20,000 from the Ruth Foundation for the Arts, a new grantmaker dedicated to meeting the evolving needs and lived experiences of artists, communities, and arts organizations. Ruth Arts, established in 2022, is supported by a
Listen to the interview HERE. Art Omi in Ghent, New York presents the works of contemporary artists and architects, and offers a range of large-scale works in nature, plus a 1,500 square foot gallery. The Sculpture & Architecture Park currently offers more than 60 works by artists and architects on view, with pieces added or exchanged
GHENT, NY, February 2022 — Art Omi announces the appointment of Sara O’Keeffe as Senior Curator of the Sculpture & Architecture Park following an extensive search. O’Keeffe will oversee the contemporary art exhibitions and programming in the Sculpture & Architecture Park, working in partnership with Art Omi: Architecture Curator & Program Director, Julia van den Hout,
This year Art Omi in Ghent, New York commemorates 30 years with a slate of special events and conversations highlighting its legacy as a haven for the arts. Art Omi was founded in 1992, when 21 visual artists from 11 countries were invited to a month-long residency in a refurbished dairy farm. Since its founding,
In 2022, Art Omi commemorates 30 years with a slate of special events and conversations highlighting its legacy as a haven for the arts. Recognized as one of the preeminent venues for contemporary arts in the region, Art Omi was founded in 1992, when 21 visual artists from 11 countries were invited to a month-long
A Columbia County arts center and sculpture park plans to develop a new 190-acre site to host permanent installations of artists’ works. Up to 18 artists would create their own enclosed “pavilions” that would eventually serve as galleries for their works, giving them the ability to design the space for their pieces from the ground