Upcoming Events

 

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The next Bedlam Farm Open House, The Art of Rural Life  will be the weekend of June 25th and 26th.  Saturday and Sunday from 11am-4pm .

Bedlam Farm is located 5 minutes north of the Town of Cambridge  at 2502 State Route 22 Cambridge NY 12816.   You can email me at maria@fullmoonfiberart.com if you have any questions.

The art of rural life will be on display  at the farm.    That means  art in my School House Gallery but also Jim McRae will be shearing the sheep and Ken Norman, our farrier, will be trimming the equines hooves.  Artist and Farmer, Ed Gulley is going to milking one of his cows.  And of course, sheep herding with Jon, Red and Fate.

Chloe, Fanny and Lulu will also be receiving carrots and brushing’s throughout the weekend.

Farmer Joshua Rockwood will give a talk and  Dr Jen Baker Porazinski will  talk about being a doctor in rural Washington County.  Artist Rachel Barlow will be working on her drawings throughout the weekend.  Lisa Carrino, part owner of the Round House Bakery will talk  about the art of baking and hopefully have some baked goods  on hand.

We’ll have poetry too.  Mary Kellogg is writing some new poem for the Open House and Tom Atkins writes a poem a day.  You can see all his work, poetry, prose, photography and painting on his blog Quarry House.  And Jackie Thorne will also be reading her poetry and selling her new poetry book.    Jackie is a writer, painter and photographer and her blog is Creative Journeywoman.

We’ll be posting a schedule for these events  closer to the dates of the Open House.

Throughout the weekend there will be the  art show in my School House Gallery.   This June I’ll be showing and selling the work of eight artists including myself.

Rachel Barlow at her painting exhibit

Rachel Barlow at her painting exhibit

Rachel Barlow has recently found her calling in watercolors.  She’s been drawing and writing her whole life, but her paintings have pulled her into the life of an artist in a new way.   You can see more of her work  and read all about her on her blog Picking My Battles

 

Buzzed by Carol Barrett

Buzzed by Carol Barrett

Carol Barrett

Carol Barrett

I met Carol Barrett when Jon and I first started looking for places to show our art.  Carol worked at LARAC in Glens Fall NY.   She’s an abstract expressionist painter and works mainly in acrylics, exploring color, texture, movement, and shape.  I’ve haven’t shown any abstract work in my gallery before, so I’m happy to have Carol’s work christen it.  It’s the kind of painting that keeps me looking at it, and makes me want to feel what’s going on inside of it.

Marilyn Brooks and one of her paintings

Marilyn Brooks and one of her paintings

Marilyn Brooks showed her paintings at an earlier Open House.  She started painting about 10 years ago, working in acrylic, painting landscapes and still lifes.  Marilyn works at Battenkill Books which is owned by her daughter Connie Brooks.

 Lisa Carrino is a baker and part owner of the Round House Cafe, but she also does many other creative things.  One of them is making bracelets from safety pins and beads called  Safety Bracelet’s.  She’ll be selling them in my gallery.

Carol Law Conklin and her Batiks

Carol Law Conklin and her Batiks

Carol Law Conklin is an artist and retired Dairy Farmer.  She started making her batiks again after  she and her husband sold their farm some years ago.   Her work is based on animals, nature and myth.  She sell her original batiks as well as reproducing them on fabric and trivets and scarves making them functional art.  You can see more of her art on her website Amity Farm Batik.

Debbie Glessner's earrings

Debbie Glessner’s earrings

Debbie Glessner is a photographer who showed her photography at the Open House last year.  This year she’s she’ll be showing and selling her earrings.  Debbie’s earring are elegant and sparkly. Debbie is the kind of person who does many different things and all of them  with an eye to perfection.

Ed Gulley and in his outdoor studio.

Ed Gulley and in his outdoor studio with his “Mr Blockheads”

Ed Gulley will be back again with his “Junk Art”  a farmer all his life, Ed has  been making art  for years in between tending to his Dairy Farm with his wife Carol.   Ed’s sculpture is made from found objects.  Mostly what he has around the farm or what people bring him. .  Ed and Carol Gulley have a blog Bejosh Farm Journal where you can see Ed’s latest creation  and read about  what’s going on around the farm.

 

“Mr Block Head”  by Ed Gulley on the left and one of Ed’s milk can chairs on our back porch.

Kim McMillan is busy these days making her felted wallets.  Each has an original hand embroidered design and vintage button.  Here’s one from last year.  You can visit Kim  and see some of her new work on her facebook page Farm House Buttons and Wool .

Kim McMillan's Owl Wallet

Kim McMillan’s Owl Wallet

Fran Welge, my sister,  will once again  be back with her Mini Gardens.  Fran creates little living worlds that look as though you can walk into them.  These tiny gardens need only a small amount of tending with their slate walkways and reflecting balls. You can see more of Fran’s mini gardens on her facebook page Fran’s Mini Gardens.

One of Fran Welge's Mini Gardens

One of Fran Welge’s Mini Gardens

And I’ll have some of my art there as well.

Minnie and the Hen Having Breakfast by Maria Wulf

Minnie and the Hens having breakfast.

I’ll have new photos of all the art and artists  as we get closer to the Open House.   There’s more information on my events page and you can email me at maria@ fullmoonfiberart.com.

 

While you’re here, visit the town of Cambridge NY, just 5 minutes away.     You can visit Connie and Marilyn at Battenkill Books .  Have Breakfast, Lunch or coffee and dessert at the Round House Cafe.   Visit the Cambridge Artisian Market and Hubbard Hall Store.  Don’t miss Heather at the bead shop, Over the Moon Beads, which sells more than just beads (I love her chakra candles myself).  And all the Antique shops .

And if you like Consignment shopping don’t forget to visit Nikki and Vicky at NV Unique Boutique and Consignments, just down the street from Jacks Out Back Antiques. You can also have breakfast or lunch at Country Girls Diner on Main Street and get good food and snacks at the Cambridge Co-op.

 

Jacks Out Back Art Gallery and Antiques

Jacks Out Back Art Gallery and Antiques

Jacks Out Back is just one of the many antique stores and Galleries on Main Street….

NV Unique Boutique and Consignments

NV Unique Boutique and Consignments

And NV is just one of the Consignment shops.

There’s plenty of places to stay nearby from B&B’s to hotels.   There’s also some room available at Pompanuck Farm owned by Scott and Lisa Carrino, who  own the Round House Cafe.

Here’s some more places to stay nearby:

1847 Guest House
Cambridge NY
www.1847guesthouse.com
518 677-3427

20 East Main B&B
Main St Cambridge
518 677-8934

The Laughing Rabbit
60 Dickensen Road
Buskirk, New York 12028

www.recumbenstandrooms.com
518 686-0175
(Dot and David will take good care of you)

Hopkins House Farm B&B
Hopkins House Farm
6603 State Route 22
Salem, NY 12865
914-205-3460
518-409-1784

(Say hi to Charlie and Aggie,
the Inn Keepers, for me)

Redgate Lodging
72 Redgate Lane
Shushan, NY 12873
(518) 854 – 7350
redgatelodging.com

Black Creek Farm House Inn
Jill Fronhofer
1084 Country Rte 30
Salem, NY  12865
Phone: 518.854.7620
jkfron@hotmail.com

The Kings Inn
575 Burton Road
Greenwich, NY 12834
www.ctkcenter.org
518-692-9550

Eddington House Inn
Bennington, VT
www.eddingtonhouseinn.com
802-442-1511/800-941-1857

Lake Lauderdale Campground
Rt 61 Cambridge NY
www.lakelauderdalecampground.com
518 677-8855

Battenkill River Sports and Camping
935 State Route 313
Cambridge NY
518 677-8868
www.battenkillriversports.com

Log Village and Grist Mill Campground
5499 County Route 30
Granville, NY 12832
gristmillcamp.com

White Oak House
5 Eddy Road
Buskirk, NY 12028
(518) 686-7514
whiteoakhouse@gmail.com

 

All the camp grounds have rustic cabins and or yurts
to stay in as well as camping.

Greenwich Chamber of Commerce Lodging
A list of places to stay in nearby Greenwich and Salem