Artists Joanne Zambito and Cappy Foster display their artwork at the Newburgh Free Library
Pastels by Joanne Zambito and oil paintings by Cappy Foster are on display in the lobby of the Newburgh Free Library throughout the month of October.
Zambito first became interested in painting through an adult education class taught by Sadie Stellefison. She went on to study oil painting with John and Paul Gould, and pastels with Linda Novak. Zambito continued her formal education at SUNY New Paltz where she received a Bachelor of Science in Visual Arts degree. She has recently studied with Gayle Fedigan at the Desmond Campus. Zambito’s pastels are a mixture of studio still life and plain air landscapes. If you are interested in purchasing one of her pastels, please contact her at (845) 236-7842.
Cappy Foster has been painting in oils under the guidance of Andrew Lattimore and Paul Gould. He has attended workshops in Italy, France, and Ireland. Foster’s works have been shown in the Gould Studio, Kent Art Assoc., and the Howland Cultural Center. He has always been inspired by his father, who was a Woodstock artist and art teacher. If you are interested in purchasing one of his paintings, please contact Foster at GFoster@hvc.rr.com.
A spacious gallery space in the lobby of the Newburgh Free Library is the site of monthly exhibits and art shows by local artists. Many of the artists offer receptions to showcase their art and meet the public. In addition, glass cases showcase local collections and displays related to library and literary-related events.
The Newburgh Free Library welcomes exhibits by Hudson Valley artists. The exhibits are hung by the artists themselves and are usually on display for one month. For more information, please see the Exhibit and Display Registration Form and Waiver as well as the Exhibit Spaces and Bulletin Boards Policy. If you are interested in exhibiting, please call the library, 845-563-3619 or 563-3645. Samples of work are required before an exhibit can be scheduled.
In addition, the library has a number of display cases that showcase special collections or materials loaned by local artists and individuals. If you have a special collection or small project you would like to display, please call 845-563-3619 or 563-3618.