Floating Gallery Moves Aug. 2

A floating castle in the Ukraine, from Panoramio.com
Area artists are invited to participate in the next rotation of a "Floating Gallery" Aug. 2 in Watertown, N.Y.

More than 100 pieces of art are currently on display and for sale in public spaces throughout the Watertown area as part of the North Country Arts Council's "Floating Gallery" initiative. That program, which "floats" pieces between five venues, is an opportunity to increase the visibility of a piece of art, while beautifying the spaces in which the piece hangs over the course of several months.

Those venues include:
Work that's sold is split 70/30 between the artist and the North Country Arts Council (NCAC). Artists interested in selling their work in the Floating Gallery must first be a member of NCAC (to do so, click here). Interested artists may bring pieces to Bistro 108 at 10 a.m. Aug. 2, or by arrangement with Floating Gallery's chairperson, Cecilia Thompson, at (315) 777-3385 or via e-mail.

Nicole Caldwell

Nicole Caldwell is a self-taught environmentalist, green-living savant and sustainability educator with more than a decade of professional writing experience. She is also the co-founder of Better Farm and president of betterArts. Nicole’s work has been featured in Mother Earth News, Reader’s Digest, Time Out New York, and many other publications. Her first book, Better: The Everyday Art of Sustainable Living, is due out this July through New Society Publishers.