Ad Astra Per Aspera
2019 Summer Exhibition / Maxon Mills / May 18 to Sep 21 / Every Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Roxanne Jackson, Misty (2018)
Once per month, our artists-in-residence open up their studios to the public. This month, come say hello to Mostafa Darwish, Rachel Deane, Andy Dinh, Jennifer Dwyer, Shaunte Gates, Katie Hubbell, Mary Laube, Michelle O'Connell, Darrin Martin, Erica Molesworth, Lucha Rodriguez and Jack Wood. They'd love to meet you!
Saturday, September 21
3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
19 Furnace Bank Road
Wassaic, NY 12592
All contributions go directly towards our arts education programs, exhibitions, artist residency, visiting artist lectures, summer festivals, and everything else we’re able to do here at Wassaic Project.
We’re here to support arts education in rural Dutchess County. Whether working with kids in the Art Nest, with teens in local schools, or with adults in workshops and visiting artist lectures, the goal is always the same: create a space where great things can happen.
Two to three times per month, we bring in creative professionals to make studio visits with our artists-in-residence and give public lectures. We’re proud that more than a few collaborations, group shows, and gallery exhibitions have emerged from these visits over the years.
We’re of and for Wassaic, not just in it. Our artists-in-residence live right in town. We work out of refurbished historic buildings. And we keep most of our festivals and exhibitions free and open to the public. Wassaic is our home, and that informs everything we do.
This local work is our way of setting a national example for revitalizing rural areas. We believe that by supporting an international community of emerging artists, we support the economic development of our region.
Meet our co-directors: Eve, Bowie, and Jeff. Since the festival that started it all in 2008, they’ve dedicated themselves — alongside our community, our staff, and our board of directors — to bringing up emerging artists, revitalizing Wassaic and the surrounding region through the arts, and creating a model for other rural communities. They live and raise their families in Wassaic. After hours, you can usually find them hanging out at The Lantern. Come say hello.