Pictured are the artists, their locations on the art trail and a sample of their artwork. (Photo courtesy of SVAN)
NORTHVILLE — With sunny skies and comfortable temperatures expected for this weekend, the Sacadaga Valley Arts Network Arts Trails is a good way for art enthusiasts to enjoy the beauty of the tri-counties while also seeing stunning artwork by area artists, having the opportunity to talk with the artists and to watch them work.
Now in its fifth year, the SVAN Art Trail is two days of open houses at several of the members studios.
SVAN artist Carolyn Adamczyk, who specializes in stained glass artwork, said there are 19 locations and 17 artists participating, with the northernmost artist living in Wells.
“It is a self-guided tour,” said Adamczyk, who resides in Hope. “There are visionary painters, sculptors, photographers, woodworkers, fine crafters, weavers, and dreamers present to discuss and demonstrate their artistic processes.”
Adamczyk said that while some of the artists work out a separate studio, most have their studios located in their own homes.
“Most of us have [our studios] in our own homes,” she said. “And you can check out our workshops and see how we create our work. You can see how we do what we do.”
Adamczyk said she discovered creating stained glass after retiring from the military.
“When I retired from the military I was looking for an artistic outlet,” she said, noting that she had tried several different things before taking a stained glass class in Massachusetts where she and her husband had been stationed. “I…
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