Eric Arctander Grant for 2019

April 17, 2019

Collaborative Concepts in conjunction with the Putnam Arts Council, is again offering the A. Eric Arctander Grant for 2019. Visual artists, 25 to 45, who are full time residents of either Dutchess, Westchester or Putnam Counties in New York State, are eligible to apply. The grant is for $1,000.00.

Access the grant requirements and submission form here

Our 2018 winner was Stefanie Wolfson, from Westchester County. A sample of her work can be seen on the Artist Grants page. The grant is awarded each year based on the collective work submitted by the artist and also the variety of media and subject matter representing his or her work. The award winning artwork of previous years’ prize winners can be also been seen on the same page. Our deadline to apply this year is July 15, 2019

Arts Mid-Hudson is Now Accepting Nominations for the 33rd Annual Dutchess County Executive’s Arts Awards

April 16, 2019

Do you know someone in the Dutchess County community who does good work in or for the Arts? Do you know an outstanding Dutchess County arts organization or business that supports the arts?

Arts Mid-Hudson is requesting nominations from Dutchess County residents and businesses for the 33rd Annual Dutchess County Executive’s Arts Awards. (more…)

BeaconArts Member Show

April 2, 2019

July 13 – August 4, 2019

Hudson Beach Gallery, Beacon, NY

Curated by Karlyn Benson and Theresa Gooby

Artwork submission dates: April 15 – May 24, 2019

Submission Guidelines

  • The exhibition is open to anyone who is a current BeaconArts member
  • All mediums will be accepted: painting, sculpture, drawing, photography, video, ceramics, fiber art, etc.
  • Artists may submit 1-3 works each; 1 work by each artist will be selected for the show
  • Space is limited. Artwork should be smaller than 40″ in order to accommodate everyone
  • Submit your work by email to
  • The email should include your name, email, phone number and a list of works submitted in this format: artist name, title, date, medium, dimensions, price (if for sale).
  • Images should be JPGS less than 1 MB each

If you would like to participate, but are not a member or need to renew, please click here to join today.

Please feel free to contact us at if you have any questions.