February 21, 2004 - Press Release
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT: Celeste Cleary, Wolfe Studio (845) 797-6653
Chris Gonyea, The LivingRoom (845) 338-8353
FATHER-SON ARTISTS EXHIBIT OF NEGRO LEAGUE ARTWORK IN KINGSTON NY
John D. Wolfe and his son John A. Wolfe will exhibit their sophisticated Americana-style folk art in a two man show that opens in Kingston NY next weekend.
"A Figurative Legacy" opens at The LivingRoom on Saturday March 6 and runs through April 24. The show includes paintings and prints with themes such as jazz, war, colonial and latin history and Negro Leagues baseball. An artists' reception is Saturday, March 6 2004 from 6 - 9 pm.
The Wolfes' Negro leagues baseball art will be featured at the Negro League Café, an new upscale restaurant opening later this spring in Chicago.
45 N. Street
Kingston NY 12401
Exhibit: March 6 - April 24, 2004
Artists' reception is Saturday, March 6 2004 from 6 - 9 pm.
Gallery Hours Thursdays 12-6 Fridays & Saturdays 12-9
For a preview please visit http://www.wolfestudio.com.
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ABOUT THE ARTISTS
John D. Wolfe was born and raised on the Lower East Side of New York. Following a tour of duty in Vietnam with the 101st Airborne Division he returned to New York and attended classes at the Art Students League of New York. Upon graduation he moved upstate to the town of New Paltz where he has maintained his studio. Publications that have featured his artwork include Harper's Magazine; The New York Times; War, Literature and the Arts; and Fiction International. He has exhibited in galleries, universities and museums throughout the United States.
John A. Wolfe is a native of upstate New York. He received his undergraduate degree from Purchase College in Printmaking. He is the recipient of a Fellowship from the Puffin Foundation. He was awarded a Graduate Fellowship from Syracuse University where he presently teaches Printmaking and pursues his own art. He has exhibited in numerous galleries including HBO Corporate Gallery in NYC, Atlantic City Gallery and Museum, and the Dorsky Museum at SUNY New Paltz. He is the son of John D. Wolfe.