The Croton Council on the Arts has announced the dates of this year’s Photographers of Northern Westchester Exhibit. The show will open on Sunday, March 28 with a reception from 4:00-6:00 pm. Co-chairs Maggie Loewenwarter and Steve Jacoby expect that upward of one hundred local photographers will participate in this 28th annual exhibit to be held again this year at the Unitarian-Universalist Fellowship in Croton.
This year’s raffle prize will be donated by Ossining resident Mark Sadan. It is a large, limited edition chrome-pigment print of a digital image The photograph is titled “Near the Taconic.” It was taken on a private estate in the countryside near Teatown. Mark shot this richly colored nature scene in 2006.
Mark Sadan began his creative career as a stage actor and director, but moved quickly into independent film production. His was one of the first film makers for television show, Sasame Street, and has won several awards for his documentaries.
But while continuing to produce and direct films, Mark has also followed his passion for still photography and his major work is currently in that medium. He has been featured in most of the leading photo magazines around the world. His work can also be found in many books as well as in museums and private collections.
Raffle tickets are available for purchase in Croton at Umami Café, 325 South Riverside Avenue and at Grouchy Gabe’s Deli in the Upper Village. During the week-long show tickets will be available at the Unitarian Fellowship. Tickets cost $2.00 each or six for $10.00. They money will go toward exhibit expenses. The winning raffle ticket will be drawn at the close of the show on April 4th.
In addition to the opening reception on March 28, viewing hours are March 29-April 2, 6-8:00 p.m. and April 3 and 4, 2:00-5:00 p.m.
For more information, please contact Maggie Loewenwarter at 271-1037.