Arts & Entertainment

“Appetite For Art” Deemed a Success

Warren Lucas and John Malone Credits: Tabitha Pearson Marshall
John Chaffer and Heide Lange with their purchase Credits: Tabitha Pearson Marshall
Trustee Jen Armbruster Credits: Tabitha Pearson Marshall
Jackie Holtzer, Jodi Smith and Renee Dayton Credits: Tabitha Pearson Marshall
Co-curator and artist Kate Marohn Bartsch Credits: Tabitha Pearson Marshall
Artist Roger Strauss Credits: Tabitha Pearson Marshall
Artist Dorothy Lorenze, left, with her piece and its new owner, Heide Lange Credits: Tabitha Pearson Marshall
Richard Vosburgh with his purchase by artist Jean Morley Credits: Tabitha Pearson Marshall
Among the event sponsors were Jim, Mittie and Tom Figura. Credits: Tabitha Pearson Marshall
Artist Justin Perlman with his sculpture Credits: Tabitha Pearson Marshall
Artist Marcia Barndwein with her piece, “Chateauneuf de Gadagne” Credits: Tabitha Pearson Marshall
Artist Liz O’Leary and trustee Eric Pooley with one of Liz’s paintings. Credits: Tabitha Pearson Marshall
Genevieve Malone, Cheri Leone, John and Regina Vassak and Les Leone Credits: Tabitha Pearson Marshall

NORTH SALEM, N.Y.— The second annual “Appetite for Art” sale to benefit the Ruth Keeler Memorial Library, held last Friday, is being deemed a success by organizers.

Constance Sullivan, who serves on the Appetite for Art committee, said there was a “tremendous turnout” for opening night and that many of the artworks available for purchase were sold.

The sale featured the works of 64 artists from northern Westchester, Putnam, Fairfield and other parts of Connecticut as well as southern Dutchess County.

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There are still several paintings, works on paper, photographs, mixed-media and  sculpture available for purchase.

The exhibit will remain up through April 8.

April 6 and 7, 4 to 7 p.m.

April 8, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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