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On Exhibit in November 2014

Walls  & 2 Cases: “Baroque Still Life… and More”:
Oil Paintings by Bob Blackmon

Retired from a career in higher education, Bob Blackmon lives and paints in Troy, New York. He is primarily a still life artist whose works are characterized by realism, rich colors, sharp contrasts of light and dark, and dark backgrounds. He strives to find and reveal beauty in life’s simple things. Prior to his retirement in 2005, Blackmon held academic administrative positions at the University of Arkansas, the State University of New York, and Louisiana State University (where he received his PhD many years ago) and was a Scholar in Residence at the Pakistan Forest Institute in Peshawar, Pakistan.

Over the years Blackmon has shown his work in numerous juried and non-juried exhibitions and galleries, including the Sand Lake Center for the Arts, The Arts Center of the Capital Region, The Villagers Stockade Show, the Art in the Garden Show, the Pruyn House Show, the East Greenbush Library, the Art de Cure Gallery, and many others. He currently has work on exhibit in the Ardmore Gallery, County Waterford, Republic of Ireland.

Opening Reception, Sunday, November 9, 2-4 pm.

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1 Case: “Early Settler’s Project” by Greenbush Historical Society

Learn the history about the property surrounding your home! If you are interested in joining the Society or the Early Settler’s Project, contact Jim Greenfield @ or 283-6384.


1 Case: November is National Adoption Month by AFCR

The Adoptive Families of the Capital Region, Inc. (AFCR) is an adoption support group for adoptive families and individuals hoping to build their family by adoption.  AFCR hosts a variety of adoption education programs and social events in New York’s Capital Region.  Individuals who attend AFCR events have adopted through domestic infant adoption, international adoption, and foster care adoption. Prospective adoptive parents also attend AFCR events. AFCR hosts social events for families and their adopted children which has included adoption cultural programs, playgroups, and outings for families.Social events have provided opportunities for parents and children to make new friends and celebrate diverse families and cultures. Many of the individuals who attend AFCR’s programs live in the immediate Capital Region – Albany, Schenectady, Rensselaer, Saratoga counties as well as the counties of Greene, Columbia, Dutchess, Montgomery, Warren, Washington counties and beyond.

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