November 1, 2022 – December 31, 2022
Art Opening Reception: Friday, November 4, 2022 / 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm @ 9 Vassar Street
Erin Ann Koch, whose artwork will be on display in the Hallway Art Gallery at 9 Vassar Street, is a painter and photographer residing in Poughkeepsie, NY. Inspired by the trees, rivers, highlands and grasslands of the Hudson Valley as well as Buddhism, mythology, and collaboration with her community, Ms. Koch believes in the value of art to uplift our lives, bring beauty into our homes, and stimulate imagination. “I attune to nature, the landscape, the weather, and the effects of light…my goal is to bring happiness to others through my art,” she comments. Ms. Koch has taught art to children for the past 20 years and currently teaches Middle School students at the Oakwood Friends School in Spackenkill, NY. She has also been a studio assistant for award winning artists Graham Nickson and Martin Puryear, and has worked for NY Studio School, New York Foundation for the Arts, and Studio in A School and Experience Arts Project (Seattle).