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2022 HANCOCK ART WALK – MAY THRU AUGUST

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Hancock Area Chamber of Commerce, Hancock Partners, and the Hancock Hounds Dog Park(HHDP) are pleased to announce the 1st Annual Hancock Art Walk sponsored by the Hancock Hounds Dog Park, The Campton’s, James Serio Real Estate, Keller Williams Realty, which began May 6th 2022 during Mother’s Day Weekend Celebrations and extended until August due to popular demand. The Google Map above shows the official walking path, and this can be downloaded or sent to others by clicking the map above. The walk takes approximately 30minutes each directions assuming time to stop and read each artist’s bio and information. Official Press Release linked here.

“This walk is about celebrating mother’s in all forms, says Richard Lowe – Vice President of the Hancock Area Chamber of Commerce. The 2022 Hancock Art Walk will host a “Natural Beauty” theme focused on Flora, Fauna & Fish to coincide with the Festival of the Founding Fish held on May 20-23rd with the Upper Delaware Scenic Byway.”

The Hancock Art Walk will begin near the entrance of the Upper Delaware Scenic Byway, at the The Campton’s Art Gallery located at 169 E Front Street Hancock, NY 13783 featuring the custom art piece below by local artist and Campton’s owner Laura McManus. Laura’s work will also be dramatically featured in the Hancock Town Square seen below, and her Husband Jim McManus is featured at the Hancock Hounds Dog Park truly celebrating and embracing the 2022 theme! Staring in July the Art Walk will begin at the famous UncleBrother Gallery located at 250 E Front Street, which is showcasing the incredible work of Joe Maloney. The exhibit is already open to the public on Fridays and Saturdays 5-9PM. His stunning photography from New Jersey, NYC, Jersey Shore and Hancock NY will leave you in awe, and you can grab some curry and cocktails then head over to the newly reopened Hancock Capitol Theatre to see the new display of recently uncovered time capsule items from when the theatre first opened at 170 E Front Street and you can catch live bands for their 2022 Summer Stage Concert Series! Buy tickets to their summer events linked here!

The Hancock Art Walk will then run down E Front Street, then navigates around the Hancock Town Square on Wheeler Street and then continues west along Main Street until reaching the Hancock Town Hall & Dog Park at 661 West Main Street with local artists displayed in local shop windows, and prominently displayed along the route from one end of the village to the other, terminating at the location of new dog park. The Hancock Town Hall has kindly agreed to lend artists the use of their parking fence to hang and display art for the Art Walk, for the temporary display for the month of May to only be installed with permission, and only the Chamber and Dog Park Staff to ensure no damage to the fence. HHDP is working hand-in-hand with local artists, business owners and the new Hancock Arts Alliance to cultivate long-term relationships with regional artists for future Hancock Art Walks.

HHDP has been fortunate to have incredibly talented members and local artists, who have contributed to our marketing success. For example, our logo was designed by none other than the Emmy-Award winning artist and graphic designer, of CBS fame, David Keller. David’s wife Jill Keller serves as the Executive Director of HHDP. Jill Keller is also a famed artist who has been a professional food stylist for over 15 years, with clients that include fortune 500 corporations, national restaurant chains, and major media publications.

The 2022 Hancock Art Walk intends to serve as a significant attraction for travelers, homeowners, and passersby on the highway. The event’s location will encourage people to get out and appreciate what the town has to offer. It will also demonstrate how we aim to incorporate arts and culture into all of our events which will not only stimulate the minds of those coming to the events, but will also make it look visually appealing from a distance encouraging future travel to Hancock and, in turn, Delaware county as a whole. Hancock Hounds Dog Park Inc. is a 501c3 New York State Not-for-profit Charitable Corporation. The completed dog park will be built across 1.5 acres of flat land conveniently located behind the Hancock Town Hall at 661 W. Main Street in Hancock, New York.

For years, the local community had sought ways to create this dog park, but didn’t have enough knowledge on the process to get it off the ground. As Covid-19 started to work its way across the country this need became more urgent, as dogs and their owners became more isolated. The Town of Hancock, and particularly the local Dog Control Officer, Donna Torch, continued to reach out for help and support. Finally, in the summer of 2021 she found a team of local residents, Jill Keller and Ashley Rossi, who became co-chairs of the Dog Park committee that quickly grew in numbers. 

Today the HHDP has more than 50 members supporting the build, and an Executive Board that is dedicated to bringing this vision to life. Jill Keller is the first Executive Director for HHDP and she, along with President Ashley Rossi, have put together a fast-moving team that in just six months has raised nearly six thousand dollars, in total, to get the organization off the ground, and the first dog run installed and opened by the end of 2021. “We envision a park that builds and fosters strong relationships between local community residents and well-socialized dogs,” says Richard Lowe – Secretary & Design Director of  Hancock Hounds Dog Park. “We want to create a space for public enjoyment, but also behavioral training, and community events that can teach canine safety to our youth.” 

The HHDP Committee is pleased to report that the dogs and their owners who enjoyed the park on the first open day, and enjoyed the design of a see-through, fenced-in, dog park that will provide a community environment for dogs to exercise and socialize, without harming the look of the natural landscape. The double-gated entry provides the owner with the opportunity to unleash his or her dog in a safe and confined area, eliminating the danger of the dog getting loose outside of the park. This system also allows the dog to become acclimated to being off-leash prior to entering the main park, eliminating any potential “leash aggression” that may have occurred. Park rules are clearly posted at the entrance as well as online. All structures will be built to be non-permanent, but secured against theft or flood to allow the park to grow as needed, and maximize donations for expansion. This completed portion of the Dog Park will be “mixed-use” until the larger dog run is completed in Spring 2022.

The final fully-realized dog park, intended to be complete in Fall of 2022, will have two dog runs both large and small, and feature a unique collapsible training corner that can also be used as a “holding pen” when a dog needs to adjust to the new environment for proper training and for educational sessions. As Hancock is famous for its coveted stone quarries, the dog park will also feature natural cuttings of traditional and Lavender Bluestone, generously donated by Steve Zahler & family, which will form the new walkways and perimeters of the park. This will allow for proper landscaping, winter upkeep, and better handicap accessibility when the weather permits. Hancock Hounds also hopes to feature local artist installations such as: interior and exterior fencing artwork by local artists, photographers, and historic timelines of the town. The exterior of the park will have unique dog-friendly ornamental grasses and selected vegetation for ease of landscaping that can assist with seasonal drainage. 

The dog park will also play host to an exciting new neighbor, as Hancock’s new Electric Vehicle(EV) Charging Station will be built next to the dog park in May-August 2022. The two will share a common space between them, managed by HHDP allowing new visitors the opportunity to stretch their legs in style and enjoy the scenic area. This will also serve as a unique regional opportunity for guests to walk their dogs, and to learn more about local businesses. Both the EV Station and Dog Park will be featured as new amenities in Automotive GPS locator systems, accessible to motorists passing by. These types of new visitors will also be treated to a new and improved information Kiosk, both digital and traditional in Fall 2022.. These upgrades will begin to emerge across the entire Town thanks to the Hancock Area Chamber of Commerce, & Hancock Partners who are actively working to test a new pilot program this coming summer.. Their hard work and dedication to providing more signage, and local business exposure will truly unify the town’s heritage aesthetic and blend it seamlessly with modern additions giving tourists and guests up to date information on dining, entertainment and cultural points of interest. 

To ensure animal welfare near the EV Charging Station and the Town Hall parking area, Hancock Hounds has posed a unique design task to famed local metal worker Vallessa  Monk of Monk Designs, who owns and operates Troutbrook Studios in Hancock, New York. Monk has been asked by HHDP to design “Tesla Inspired” exterior picnic tables and sleek matching benches to serve as a safety barrier for the dogs and their owners, with large natural bluestone serving as a natural barricade to prevent any accidents, and create a sense of community at both spaces. Once completed they would be a stylish and modern addition to the park and serve as a gateway to learn more about our historic downtown and local businesses that will be adorned as graphic images on the exterior walls of the dog park. HHDP hopes to work with local education organizations such as Hancock Central School, Eagle Scouts, or the Hancock Community Education Foundation to continue fully realizing the dog park’s long term needs of student painted murals, student created agility equipment, and experimental modern water features that could truly enhance the final park design.

“The Hancock Hounds Dog Park is a testament to Hancock’s growth in recent years and how we value new ideas, and listen to our neighbors,” said Jerry Vernold – Town Supervisor. “Today is a treat for the Town of Hancock’s owners and their pets.” Perhaps most importantly, the new dog park will also serve as a regional gateway for more canine awareness for causes specific to animal welfare, adoption services, public safety, as well as general physical and mental health. As more people and their animals have been cut off from safely socializing, it remains important to create a safe space for dog owners to train and build trust with their dogs and other dogs in general. This will help establish trust and reduce territorial behavior. Most public parks have leash laws and are not suitable for this type of relationship building, so it’s critical to have a place to make these meaningful connections. HHDP also hopes to create a new Animal Shelter for Hancock and foster local adoption programs with other regional partners.

ABOUT HANCOCK HOUNDS DOG PARK:

Hancock Hounds Dog Park, Inc. is a NYS Not-for-Profit Charitable 501c3 Organization. When completed in 2022, the 1.5 acre dog park will measure approximately 100 feet by 175 feet and is divided into separate sections for small and large dogs. For more information about Hancock Hounds Dog Park, Inc, please visit hancockhounds.com or email info@hancockhounds.com 

Stay tuned for more information on the continued fundraising efforts on GoFundMe and follow HHDP on social media using the handle @HancockHoundsDogPark – Please remember Hancock Hounds Dog Park still needs your help and support to finish building the dog park. Please visit the official website at HancockHounds.com and learn how you can help today!

OFFICIAL 2022 ART WALK ARTISTS & LOCATIONS

(NEW IMAGES & ARTISTS DETAILS ADDED DAILY)


UNCLEBROTHER GALLERY – 250 E FRONT STREET

PHOTO ARTIST: JOE MALONEY | WEBSITE: https://www.joemaloneyphotography.com/ | LOCATED AT UNCLEBROTHER GALLERY AT 250 E FRONT STREET

Staring in July the Art Walk will begin at the famous UncleBrother Gallery located at 250 E Front Street, which is showcasing the incredible work of Joe Maloney. The exhibit is already open to the public on Fridays and Saturdays 5-9PM. His stunning photography from New Jersey, NYC, Jersey Shore and Hancock NY will leave you in awe, and you can grab some curry and cocktails.


THE HANCOCK CAPITOL THEATRE – 170 E FRONT STREET (recently removed for repairs)

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SCULPTURE ARTIST: VALLESSA MONK | WORK ENTITLED: “MADAME X” | LOCATED AT HANCOCK CAPITOL THEATRE 170 E FRONT STREET


Vallessa Monk and Lars at Trout Brook Studios and Monk Designs like nothing more than working in concert with clients—both residential and commercial—to bring hand-crafted, custom pieces from concept to completion. Whether it’s cabinetry, tables, entertainment centers, wine racks, handrails or sculptures, they will help you realize your vision. Vallessa is Hancock’s Premier Sculpture Artists in Residence and travels back and forth to NYC to service her clients.

Troutbrookstudios.com


TROUTBROOK STUDIOS (MONK DESIGNS) – 167 E FRONT STREET

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QUILT ARTIST: LAURIE MCFADDEN | WORKS ENTITLED: VARIOUS | TROUT BROOK STUDIO AT 167 E FRONT ST

We’re thrilled to announce that the work of Laurie McFadden will be featured at the gallery, with the opening this Friday from 4-7pm. Join us! 

Laurie is a modern quilter working in Cochecton, NY. She writes: “What is it about quilts? For me, it’s everything: the infinite possible combinations of color, shape and pattern; the interaction of color and line; the ability to transform a traditional block into a modern and minimalist design; the range of beautiful quilting fabrics with which to work; the creation of an object that is, ideally, both beautiful and functional; and, perhaps most of all, the
pleasure of working with my hands.”

Troutbrookstudios.com


THE CAMPTON’S ART GALLERY – 169 E FRONT STREET

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ARTIST: LAURA MCMANUS | WORK ENTITLED: ” ” | LOCATED AT THE CAMPTONS AT 169 E FRONT ST

Laura McManus is a graduate of the Savannah College of Art and Design with a BFA in painting. Her work combines color, form, texture, music, line, and movement. Each piece reflecting upon how each element relates to one another. Largely reactive, they are physical pieces. Laura’s work can be found in private and corporate collections in the U.S., Canada, U.K. and Europe, Indonesia, Australia, and the Caribbean.

Aside from The Camptons in Hancock, New York, Laura’s work is represented on the island of Tortola, in the British Virgin Islands, by Jillian Dunlop of Old Customs House, in Road Town, and can be seen in many locations on the island.

Laura’s work has been written about by the author Kelly McMasters in her series of essays Notes from a Bookshop in The Paris Review online.

Laura’s work was featured in the article, “ART- MAKING: KNOWING WHEN TO DRAW THE LINE“, by Edward M. Gómez, in the October 2021 issue of brutjournal magazine. Located here until end of June only!

Shop Laura’s Art


THE HANCOCK HERALD OFFICE – 102 E FRONT ST

ARTIST: BETTY ARGIROS | ” AFTERNOON SUN OF THE BARN” | LOCATED AT HANCOCK HERALD 102 E FRONT ST

Betty Argiros a native of Rockland County, New York, Betty Argiros began painting in high school, intending to pursue a career in art, but life had other plans. She moved to New York City and then to upstate New York in the 1970s where she spent several years working with and counseling troubled teenagers. However, her thoughts and ambitions were never far from the canvas, and in 2001 when she retired, she was finally able to devote herself fully to her art.

Betty works in oils, watercolors and pastels, and her landscapes are inspired by the great natural beauty of rural northeastern Pennsylvania where she now resides. She has studied oil with landscape painter Peter Fiore, and watercolor Pat Weaver. She has attended workshops with landscape painter Barbara Jaenicke in oil and pastel, Randall Saxton, and, Colley Whisson. She has also studied portraid painting with Romel de la Torre, and still lives with Qiang Huang.

Betty’s work has been displayed at local shows, including Art in the Park in Hancock, New York, and in Pennsylvania at the Inn at Starlight Lake. In March and April 2017, she is the featured artist at the ReMax Building gallery in Honesdale, Pennsylvania. You can view her work at:

REAStudio.net  | DailyPaintWork.com | FineArtAmerica.com


THE HANCOCK HERALD OFFICE 102 E FRONT ST

ARTIST: GERALDINE ANNE WALSH | LOCATED AT HANCOCK HERALD 102 E FRONT ST

Geraldine Anne Walsh is a senior citizen who currently lives in Hancock NY. Walsh’s love for art and helping people have been her life long passion.

Walsh first received an Associate of Science in Business Administration and was initiated into the Phi Theta Kappa honor fraternity. She worked in the private sector and for government before returning to school and receiving her Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Maryland Institute and graduated Cum Laude. She continued her education at Pratt Institute and received a Master of Professional Studies in Art Therapy and Creativity Development. She is a Registered Art Therapist. She also completed a three year program at the Philadelphia Child and Family Therapy Training Center, Inc.

Walsh’s art was paramount in her practice in art therapy. Studying puppetry with Kermit Love, the creator of Big Bird, enabled her to work with autistic and psychotic children through puppetry. her career started with writing her master’s thesis on the men’s prison ward at Bellevue to retiring after being the Director of a Family Home Base program. She wore many hatsas an art therapist, and many hats as an artist through the years. Walsh has renovated four historic homes, restored the antiques in her home, and created various art forms for the community. Her most important achievement was and remains sharing her artistic creativity with her son.


JAMES SERIO TEAM OF KELLER WILLIAMS – 116 E Front St, Hancock, NY 13783

ARTIST: ARTHUR KOWALSKI | LOCATED AT JAMES SERIO REAL ESTATE 116 E FRONT ST

Arthur Kowalski (American, 1893-1958) was an artist, painter, muralist, interior decorator, vocalist and teacher, primarily known for his landscapes, coastal views and gardens capes. Arthur was the son of Leo Kowalski and Emma Juergens, and younger brother to the artist-illustrator-muralist Edgar Kowalski (American, 1891-1968). He taught art classes in Buffalo, the Boston hills, Boston, NY and along the Canadian shore. He often attended the Saturday Sketch Club at a cabin in Springbrook, NY, with his brother and fellow artists Charles E. Burchfield (American, 1893-1967), William J. Schwanekamp (American, 1893-1970) and Julius J. Lankes (American, 1884-1960) among others. The cabin was used by Buffalo art students who specialized in outdoor oil painting.

Kowalski studied art at the Buffalo Fine Arts Academy from 1913-16 in Buffalo, NY and the prestigious Cooper Union School of Art in Manhattan, NYC. He also studied painting with Bolton Coit Brown (American, 1864-1936) and John William Bentley (American, 1880-1951) at the Woodstock Art Colony in Woodstock, NY, and also with the well-known Roycroft painters Alexis Jean Fournier (American, 1865-1948) and Sandor Leopold Landeau (Hungarian-American, 1864-1924) in East Aurora, NY. He later furthered his studies at the Art Students League in NYC. He studied vocally under the vocalist and musician Miss Elizabeth B. Raymond in Buffalo, NY, and under the baritone singing teacher and Hollywood vocal coach Lazar S. Samoiloff (Russian-American, 1877-1945) in NYC. His paintings also adorned the covers and interiors of various magazines such as the Buffalo Saturday Night and Heacock’s magazine.


HANCOCK PUBLIC PARKING LOT– 116 E Front St, Hancock, NY 13783

ARTIST: JOHN WEST SANT | LOCATED AT PUBLIC PARKING – EXTERIOR WALL JIM SERIO REALTY 116 E FRONT ST

Born in Venice Beach, California, John received his BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design in 2016. He lives and works in London, where he is completing his MA at the Slade School of Fine Art, UCL.

Sant’s work was recently showcased at the Festival of the Founding Fish: Opening & Closing Music Ceremonies in Hancock,

New York.

HANCOCK NY TOWN SQUARE – LIVE MUSIC PERFORMANCE BY JAIMIE LILLY FEATURING ARTWORK BY JOHN WEST SANT

johnwestsant@gmail.com

+1 310 867 5734

(whatsapp) +44 7435 155501


NICHOL’S NATURE PRESERVE – PAINTED AT HANCOCK TOWN SQUARE FESTIVAL OF THE FOUNDING FISH

ARTISTS: AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM STUDENTS | LOCATED AT NATURE PRESERVE 404 W MAIN ST HANCOCK, NY

STUDENTS ALSO TOOK PHOTOS OF NATIVE PLANTS AND THEY ARE FRAMED ON SITE FISH PAINTING NEARBY ON VINYL!



NICHOL’S NATURE PRESERVE – 404 W MAIN ST HANCOCK NY 13783

SCULPTURE ARTIST: VALLESSA MONK | LOCATED AT NATURE PRESERVE 404 W MAIN ST HANCOCK NY 13783

Vallessa Monk and Lars at Trout Brook Studios and Monk Designs like nothing more than working in concert with clients—both residential and commercial—to bring hand-crafted, custom pieces from concept to completion. Whether it’s cabinetry, tables, entertainment centers, wine racks, handrails or sculptures, they will help you realize your vision. Vallessa is Hancock’s Premier Sculpture Artists in Residence and travels back and forth to NYC to service her clients.


HANCOCK HOUSE HOTELMAPLE ROOM RESTURANT: VARIOUS ARTISTS ON DISPLAY

The Hancock House Hotel is located in downtown Hancock, New York, just a short walk from the headwaters of The Delaware River and the best trout fishing in America. Your hosts are Lynn and Russell Bass, lifetime residents.

You will find 32 tastefully designed and maintained rooms and suites decorated in the Mission Style. The Hancock House strives to anticipate your every need from the overstuffed pillows you’ll find on your bed to the exceptional service you’ll receive throughout the hotel. Honest Eddie’s Tap Room and The Maple Room Restaurant are located on the main floor. You can enjoy breakfast lunch and dinner without leaving the hotel. You will find the prices reasonable, and you can even order online.

There is ample parking for all guests and visitors in our private, well lighted parking lot. There is also municipal parking facilities directly across the street. If you’ve forgotten to pack any toiletries just ask at the front desk. We can generally provide you with complimentary items.

The Maple Room is also available for large parties, meetings, weddings and other formal functions. The Maple Room seats up to 150 people and has modern A/V equipment & expert consultation available. Contact our banquet manager for more information and hosts our permanent exhibition of local and regional artists, as seen above.


FRIENDS OF THE UPPER DELAWARE RIVER(FUDR) – HANCOCK PARTNERS OFFICE 158 E FRONT ST

ARTIST: JUDITH PRESENT | WORK ENTITLED: ” THE REHEARSAL” | LOCATED AT HANCOCK PARTNERS OFFICE AT 159 E FRONT STREET

Judith Present has been a fine art digital illustrator, who ran a Textile Design Company in New York City for 20 years. While in the city she was the resident playwright for the American Renaissance theater company. She moved to the Hancock community forty years ago, where she ran “Theatricks by Starlight” in the Deposit State theater for ten years. Going out on her own with “Presentarts Theater Company,” she now brings historical characters to the stage for Museums, Historical Societies and Organizations for entertainment and fundraisers. She has brought many shows to the Hancock Opera House that have gone on tour throughout the Southern Tier and is hoping to continue that for quite a while.  It is no surprise that one of her art pieces is called “The Rehearsal.” Her other piece of work is from her series “About Face.” She has worked for the Hancock Herald for 20 years, contributing many good stories on her column “Life on the Mountain.”


FRIENDS OF THE UPPER DELAWARE RIVER(FUDR) – HANCOCK PARTNERS OFFICE 158 E FRONT ST

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ARTIST: RICHARD LOWE | WORK ENTITLED: ” GATES” | LOCATED AT HANCOCK PARTNERS AT 159 E FRONT ST

Richard Lowe has quickly become a fashion fixture in the TV and Runway Production worlds. Featured regularly on fashion segments for Good Morning America, The View, Breaking Amish, Oxygen’s Strut and QVC, Richard brings color and texture to the screen. Working with celebrities such as Madonna, Lady Gaga, Katy Perry, Nicole Kidman, Meryl Streep and Dolly Parton has helped Richard mold popular fashions and contemporary lifestyle needs into a successful enterprise that can be seen on the streets of numerous cities every day. These works were created to promote the work of the Hancock Partners 501c3 as they celebrate 20 years of excellence in the local Hancock community!

ALSO ON VIEW:

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Philip Treacy Hat Photographed by Kai Cem Narin AW14 Lookbook

Photograph by Kai Cem Narin | Hat by Philip Treacy |

Exquisite handcrafted sculptural masterpieces showcase the fantastical imagination of this quietly spoken Irishman who, for over 25 years has created couture hats that draw admiration and surprise in equal measure and transforms the ordinary into the extraordinary. Philip Treacy has been rewarded with an honorary OBE granted by His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales in 2007 for his service to the British fashion industry and the title of British Accessory Designer of the Year at the British Fashion Awards – five times. Using fashion catwalk as his platform around the world to inspire and to challenge people’s perception of the hat.Clients include the Duchess of Cornwall, Lady Gaga, Grace Jones, Madonna and Kate Moss.

Image selected to celebrate Hancock’s Importance to the Historic American Shipping Industry & Pirate Ransom Past…

Learn more about Richard Lowe at: https://www.richardlowefashion.com

Learn more about Hancock Partners, Inc – Hancock’s Premier 501c3 Organization Celebrating 20 Years of Excellence!

www.hancockpartners.org


HANCOCK HOUNDS DOG PARK661 W MAIN STREET BEHIND TOWN HALL

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ARTIST: JAMES ” JIM” MCMANUS | LOCATED AT THE HANCOCK HOUNDS DOG PARK 661 W MAIN ST

James “Jim” McManus is a graduate of Penn State with a B.A. in Painting.

After college, Jim worked in architectural offices in Chicago and on Tortola in The British Virgin Islands where he and his family lived for many years. An appreciation for Art and Design was instilled in Jim early on by his father, Gene McManus, an Interior and Retail Designer.  Jim has continued to develop a love for design and painting. The natural environment plays a key role in his works.

You will find that Jim has a designer’s eye when it comes to the way he plans and constructs his paintings. There is an architectural element to his drawing and use of color and collage. Jim’s collection of island works portray the “Island Lifestyle”. These works invoke happy memories of a visual paradise we all keep space for in our minds. Each piece gives the viewer a glimpse into the “weekend” life in the islands. If you enjoy the Caribbean, family, food, friends, and blue ocean, these paintings will keep a space warm for you.

On the other hand, Jim is also largely inspired by the Upper Delaware River area, the river and the lakes and scenery  which this “northern paradise” provides. Jim’s family has been a part of this area since the 1800’s. Jim’s work has been written about by the author Kelly McMasters in her series of essays Notes from a Bookshop in The Paris Review online.

Jim’s work can be seen in many spots on Tortola, BVI.  He is currently represented on Tortola by Jillian Dunlop of Old Customs House in Road Town.

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HANCOCK TOWN SQUARE – LAURA MCMANUS IS FEATURED

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ARTIST: LAURA MCMANUS | WORK ENTITLED: ” PARK” | LOCATED AT THE HANCOCK TOWN SQUARE

Laura McManus is a graduate of the Savannah College of Art and Design with a BFA in painting. Her work combines color, form, texture, music, line, and movement. Each piece reflecting upon how each element relates to one another. Largely reactive, they are physical pieces. Laura’s work can be found in private and corporate collections in the U.S., Canada, U.K. and Europe, Indonesia, Australia, and the Caribbean.

Aside from The Camptons in Hancock, New York, Laura’s work is represented on the island of Tortola, in the British Virgin Islands, by Jillian Dunlop of Old Customs House, in Road Town, and can be seen in many locations on the island.

Laura’s work has been written about by the author Kelly McMasters in her series of essays Notes from a Bookshop in The Paris Review online.

Laura’s work was featured in the article, “ART- MAKING: KNOWING WHEN TO DRAW THE LINE“, by Edward M. Gómez, in the October 2021 issue of brutjournal magazine.

Shop Laura’s Art


KANDYLAND – FORMER VILLAGE SODA SHOP AND ICE CREAM PARLOR – FEATURING BILL WESTMORELAND

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ARTIST: BILL WESTMORELAND | ENTITLED “DRIVE BY” | LOCATED AT KANDYLAND AT 67 E FRONT STREET

Bill Westmoreland is a photographer, filmmaker, makeup artist and hair stylist.

He has worked on  commercials, videos and CD covers for many musicians and Broadway performers, including “Liza’s at the Palace” in 2008 for Liza Minnelli, as well as photographing the best-selling makeup book Your Makeover (2000) by Morgen Schick for Rizzoli Universe. 

As a Makeup Artist and Hair Stylist Bill has been represented by ART + COMMERCE since 1986. He has collaborated with such noted  photographers as Robert Mapplethorpe, Annie Leibovitz, Frank Ockenfels, Richard Burbridge, Francesco Scavullo, Richard Avedon, and Ben Hassett, to name a few.

Westmoreland has also had a lifelong interest in painting and architecture. He creates abstract landscape paintings in the studio of the home he designed, for which he won Metropolitan Home Magazine’s prestigious “Home Design of the Year” award in 1992. His paintings were featured in Art & Antiques Magazine in 2004, and were in a group show titled “Horizon Lines” at Dorsky Gallery in NYC in 2001, and at a group show at Willow River Gallery, PA, 2010.

In 2009 Bill began to incorporate the horizon line them of his landscape paintings into his photography work and has created an on-going series of abstract landscapes titled, “Drive-By’s”. He had a one man show of this work at the WCAA gallery in Honesdale, PA in September 2014.

Bill Westmoreland has a BFA in painting, drawing, and photography from SFA University, 1974. He completed the NYU Summer  Film Intensive in 1985, and received his MFA in Visual Art, with an emphasis on photography and filmmaking, from Vermont College of Fine Arts in 1997.


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