Woodstock School of Art: During 2016’s summer, Lois attended a Woodstock School of Art workshop taught by Kate McGloughlin. Various “plein air” landscapes were created from Hudson River valley and Catskill scenes, all depicted below. These are quick studies of the countryside, each with a bit of history involved.
From Shultis Farm Road, in Bearsville--- a venerable Ulster County family name.
Mountain view, 10x8:
Shultis Farm Road, 8x10:
From Rokeby, or La Bergerie, in Barrytown, across the Hudson--- with many landowners from the Livingstons to the Astors.
La Bergerie, 10x8;
The shade tree: 8X10:
From Weidner, or Hickory Hill farm in West Shokan--- with tentacles in the Hardenburgh Patent.
Hickory Hill Farm, 8x10:
Weidner barn, 8x10:
From Herrick’s bridge, in Saugerties--- an Ulster County family name that dates back to the founding of America.
Herrick’s field, 5x7:
Herrick’s red barn, 8x10: