RYE, N.Y. -- "Works on Paper" is opening March 12 at The Rye Arts Center.
The exhibition of works on paper by emerging and established artists will offer collectors access to new art at affordable prices.
Prints, drawings, and collages will be exhibited unframed, and all will be for sale for $1,100 or less. Approximately 30 prints will be displayed by about 20 artists, with special emphasis on new work by faculty and students affiliated with art departments and studios at universities and artist workspaces throughout the region. The styles, colors, and prices will range widely, making this a key place to shop for art to collect and feature in your homes and offices.
The opening reception will take place from 5-7 p.m. Saturday, March 12 with wine provided by Wine at Five. Special guest Scott Drevnig, deputy director of Philip Johnson’s Glass House in New Canaan, will speak about the contemporary art scene, highlighting several works in the show. The entire community will have the opportunity to work collaboratively on an oversize drawing, which will then be made available for sale.
A public tour with exhibit curator Margot Clark-Junkins will take place at 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 30. Clark-Junkins, an arts adviser, attended the graduate program at Cooper-Hewitt, the Smithsonian’s Design Museum.
The exhibition will be on view from March 12 through April 16. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays and Saturdays and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays. Call 914-967-0700 with any questions or visit their website to learn more.