"Meeting Past" 2016 at the Akin Free Library in Pawling, NY

(installation view)
© Catherine Vanaria
Catherine Vanaria, Mark Savoia, and Lys Guillorn of Still River Editions/Connecticut Photographics are among the over 90 artists participating in the annual exhibition "Meeting Past" at the Akin Free Library in Pawling, NY curated by artist and photographer Bibiana Huang Matheis. The exhibit runs from Sunday, September 11 through Sunday, October 23, 2016. The opening reception is on Sunday, September 11 from 1 pm - 5 pm with refreshments and a musical performance by "Jazzmen."
The artists participating in Meeting Past were asked to respond to the exhibits in the Akin Library in the medium of their choice. Vanaria's piece includes tintypes of dollar store items packaged in a wooden box, and is located on the first floor of the Akin Library. Guillorn's photograph and assemblage are in the basement, which houses the Gunnison Museum of Natural History. Savoia's photographs are on the upper floor which houses the Pawling Historical Society's collections.

Also among the artists exhibiting are David Haislip, and Dayna Wenzel who were in the "LOCALworks" exhibition at the Gallery at Still River Editions early in 2016. Haislip and Wenzel's works are also in the Gunnison Museum in the basement.

The Akin Free Library is located at 378 Old Quaker Hill Rd., Pawling, NY. A small donation to the museum is suggested as an entrance fee.  The library will be open on Saturdays and Sunday from 1 pm - 4 pm during the exhibition.