The West Kortright Centre presents an opening reception for Jim Sullivan: Fire Paintings & House Dresses on Saturday, June 8 from 5:30-7PM. This gallery event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served, sponsored by Brewery Ommegang. This show can be viewed during regular business hours, during performances and other events, and by appointment through July 1.
Attendees are encouraged to bring their own picnic to enjoy in the bucolic West Kortright Centre valley, or purchase dinner on-site from The Tulip And The Rose Cafe, starting at 6PM, and consider staying for the 8PM Joan Shelley folk music concert. (Concert details and ticket information at westkc.org.)
Jim Sullivan was born in Providence RI in 1938 and has a BFA from Rhode Island School of Design. He did his graduate work at Stanford University, and has received National Endowment, Guggenheim, and Fulbright fellowships in painting. Sullivan taught painting for many years, has shown his work widely, and is represented in many significant collections.
Interestingly, Sullivan’s paintings are completely invented; all come from his mind, and have little basis in reality. While the artist often paints trees, mountains, bodies of water, they exist only in created his visionary lands.
Jim Sullivan is represented in New York City by Nancy Hoffman Gallery. For more info, visit jimsullivanartist.com.
The West Kortright Centre is located midway between Oneonta, Delhi, and Stamford. Follow signs from state Route 23 in Davenport Center or state Route 10 east of Delhi. For advance tickets and exact travel directions, visit www.westkc.org.