July 27, 2016Rebecca
The Chatham Bookstore hosts a reception for an exhibit of landscape photographs by artist Jerry Freedner on Friday, August 26, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. The show, “The Farmer’s Art,” is on view from August 5 through September 6, 2016. A landscape photographer, Jerry Freedner is currently focusing his energy on the rural lands and farms of the Hudson Valley. His photographs reflect a vision of the farmer as an artist and the land as art. The exhibit at the Chatham Bookstore celebrates “the farmer––as much the artist as the sculptor, the plow as the chisel and the earth as the stone.” Through the sale of his photographs and books, Freedner helps support the Columbia Land Conservancy, Agricultural Stewardship Association, and Scenic Hudson. The Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation recently awarded him a grant to continue his work on behalf of land conservation in the Hudson Valley. Twenty percent of the proceeds from the exhibit at the Chatham Bookstore will go to support the Columbia Land Conservancy.