Our 2 galleries feature works from local and regional artists. Each exhibit normally runs for 6 weeks. Most exhibits are sale/showings, with Cunneen-Hackett receiving 25% of the proceeds. The “Hallway Gallery” at #9 Vassar street is open 9am-5pm Monday through Friday and the “Reception Room Gallery” at #12 Vassar street is open week-ends. Both are open by appointment.

Interested artists should call Cunneen-Hackett
in regard to galleries.

Artwork wanted for exhibition at #9 Vassar Street gallery. Black & White any medium. $10 a piece entry fee. No larger than 30×40 inches. All artwork to be hung Friday May 1st through June 12. Cunneen-Hackett Arts Center benefits from receipt of 25% of all proceeds from sales. Please call (845) 456-4571 for submission information.

Date: Nov 6th - Dec 30th
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Turkish Marbling and The Heart Sutra


Turkish Marbling

Christina.2Marbling workshop/demonstration: Dec 19 1:30-4:30 pm  $45

Christina Di Marco – Teaching artist working with paper, inks, and clay; Puppet making with children for 28 years and specializing in marbling techniques.

“Making art encourages adults and children to connect to the beauty inherent within and in nature.”

Christina also created the suminagashi (a form of marbling) on Hide Oshiro’s work (see below).

Place: 12 Vassar Street, Poughkeepsie, NY


The Heart Sutra

Hide.3Hide Oshiro born 12/30/1910 died 2012 – His work has been exhibited in France (Paris, Vence, Meudon), in Switzerland (Lausanne, Basel), and widely in the US including New York (Brooklyn Museum, Donnell Library). During his last years, Hide lived and worked in Newburgh, NY with Catherine his wife of 40 years.
“Marbling is brain waves
Brain waves moved by this cosmic green
Breathe deeper
Deeper you breathe with everything together
Light coming”

Place: 12 Vassar Street, Poughkeepsie, NY

Date: Now - end December
Time: -

Pat Sinatra


Opening Reception: Thursday, December 3rd, 5:30-7:30 pm

Pat Sinatra is a resident of Woodstock, NY and opened a tattoo studio called Pat’s Tats in 1990. A veteran tattooer, with over 40 years of experience, Pat’s aristry in skin has received honors and international recognition. As a painter, she remained quietly active creating images to suit her own passions, leaving the imagery of skin for her clients. Ms Sinatra’s work has been included in various group shows including each of the four annual Ladies, Ladies Art Shows in Brooklyn, NY and at TRANSnDANCEnDRUM Center in Rosendale, NY. She was included in the national juried show, New Directions ’14 at Barrett Art Center in Poughkeepsie, NY.

This show is running concurrently with Randi Chalfin’s.

Location: 9 Vassar Street, Poughkeepsie, NY


Date: Now - End December
Time: -

Randi Chalfin – “The Springs”

ChalfinRandi Chalfin’s series was created in East Hampton, NY. She is an artist who has exhibited locally and internationally. Her medium in this series is collage water acrylic. More information can be found by contacting her directly at randichalfin@yahoo.com

This show is running concurrently with Pat Sinatra’s.

Location: 9 Vassar Street, Poughkeepsie, NY