Darkness / Light
Seeing the Light: Exhibit Gives Hope to Homeless
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Christine Rose Hazuka
Mary Ellen Oloughlin
Adriana Gomez Piccolo
Spring Street Gallery, an award-winning not-for-profit art and performance organization, is inviting artists, musicians and writers to create work during the month of January on the theme of "Darkness / Light," and participate in an Opening Reception on Saturday, February 6, 6-8pm. The exhibit and reception will benefit Code Blue Saratoga, which provides temporary unrestricted shelter to individuals who are homeless during periods of hazardous winter weather. "Darkness / Light" is an open-call show and the Gallery will accept submissions from artists of all backgrounds and styles.
"Darkness / Light" is the second open-call exhibit that Spring Street Gallery has produced. The first, "The Blue Show," presented in January 2015, brought together over 100 artists and musicians, 500 attendees, and raised thousands of dollars in supplies and funds for Code Blue.
"This year, we chose the theme of darkness and light because we know the challenges that a long winter can represent in the North Country," said Maureen Sager, Executive Director of Spring Street Gallery. "The challenge is felt even more poignantly by the homeless. We're using our creative talents to brighten our own lives and to help people in need this winter." Money and supplies will be collected for Code Blue during the February 6th reception. "Code Blue Saratoga is fortunate to be part of a community that is so committed to supporting their neighbors," said Cheryl Ann Murphy-Parant, Code Blue Saratoga Director. "For the past 3 years, Code Blue has benefited from the generosity and commitment of individuals and businesses who have given their time, talents and treasures and who truly care for the well-being of those in need."
Artists can register to participate in the exhibit by visiting Spring Street Gallery's website at springstreetgallerysaratoga.org. There will not be a fee for artists to participate in the show. Instead, there will be a pay-what-you-can admission charge to attend the exhibit on Saturday, February 6th. Donations of the following items are also welcome: