On LoKo Downtown Day, Saturday, April 27, 2019, from noon to 3pm, artist Becky Harblin will demonstrate pastel painting in the Artisan Gallery at Maple Run Emporium or Plein Air, weather permitting. In addition to her demo Becky will be exhibiting “Maple Tree Songs” - a collection of her paintings that all feature maple trees. Becky enjoys conversing while she paints and welcomes interaction during the demo. The Loko Arts Festival in Potsdam, NY, will be held April 26 through May 5, 2019.
Becky Harblin Bio
A trained painter, Becky majored in art and did coursework at San Diego State University. She worked at The New Yorker magazine and several newspapers and trade publications. In recent years Becky has begun not only to paint again, but also to sculpt in various mediums, and take photos. She writes nearly daily from her home in Norwood, New York. In September 2012, a book of her poems, Eating the Bread of this World, was published by Glover Publishing. In the last 15 years Becky has begun to incorporate her studies in Amazonian Shamanism and spirituality into her work in all her art forms.
2018 – Pastel Society of America 46th Annual Exhibition, “Enduring Brilliance,” PSA Juried, New York, NY
2018 – Adirondack National Pastel Show, Juried, Glens Falls, NY, award winner
2018 – Northeast National Pastel Exhibition, Juried, The View, Old Forge, NY
2017 – Tree Songs, solo show, Iva Smith Memorial Gallery, Hammond, NY
2017 – Adirondack National Pastel Show, Juried. The View, Old Forge, NY
2017 – Adirondack National Pastel Show, Shirt Factory Gallery, Glens Falls, NY
2016 – Adirondack National Pastel Show, Shirt Factory Gallery, Glens Falls, NY, Third-place Award
2015 – Two-person show, pastels with ceramicist Carolyn E. Herrera, The View, Old Forge, NY
2014 – Adirondack National Pastel Show, Juried, Old Forge, NY
2013 – Lake Placid Center for the Arts, Autumn Juried Show, Lake Placid, NY
2012 – Frederic Remington Art Museum Juried Show; pastel painting, Ogdensburg, NY