Book Launch & Exhibit

Feb 28th, 2013 | By | Category: Announcements




Flavia Bacarella

Cedar Waxwings
                                                                              by Flavia Bacarella


March 2 -March 29, 2013

Kurt Seligmann Center for the Arts

23 White Oak Drive

Sugar Loaf, New York 10981


GPS: Chester, NY 10918

Gallery Hours

Monday-Friday 10 am – 3 pm 


Artist Reception

Friday, March 8 6-9 pm


Also featuring a 

Book Launch and Signing

March 8, 6-9 pm

of local organic farmer Keith Stewart’s new book:

Storey’s Guide to Growing Organic Vegetables

and Herbs for Market


25% of book sales that evening to benefit

Orange County Land Trust 



About the Artist and Author

 Flavia Bacarella is an Associate Professor and Chair of the Art Department at Lehman College (CUNY) in the Bronx where she teaches painting, drawing and most recently, woodcut. She holds an MFA from Brooklyn College and studied art at the New York Studio School of Drawing, Painting and Sculpture, in NYC.  She has shown her work regularly in NYC, at Prince Street Gallery and Lohin Geduld Gallery in Chelsea.  She has also exhibited  in a number of galleries in Connecticut, New Jersey and Pennsylvania.  In  2005, she illustrated It’s a Long Road To A Tomato, and since then has been primarily working in the medium of the woodcut.  Her exhibit at the Kurt Seligmann Center for the Arts features birds, most of which are found on the organic farm where she lives with her husband, Keith Stewart.

Keith Stewart is the author of a new book on organic farming, Storey’s Guide to Growing Organic Vegetables & Herbs for Market.  Keith has been a certified organic farmer in the Town of Greenville for the past 25 years.  His farm is protected by a conservation easement held by the Orange County Land Trust.  Keith is also the author of It’s a Long Road to a Tomato: Tales of an Organic Farmer Who Quit the Big City for the (Not So) Simple Life, a second edition of which published in 2010.  His essays appear in The Valley Table, a magazine that features local food, farms, and cuisine in the Hudson Valley.  According to The New York Times, Keith grows garlic “from another planet compared with the stuff in supermarkets.”

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