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R Gallery at Arlene's

Student Art Show

February 2, 2024, to, February 24, 2024

Artist Reception: Friday, February 2, 2024,
from 4:30 to 5:30 pm

The R Gallery at Arlene's is thrilled to announce the return of our third annual Student Art Show. This group exhibition will proudly feature artwork created by individuals who have attended classes or workshops with the Atelier at Arlene's. The show will grace our gallery walls from Friday, February 2, 2024, through Saturday, February 24, 2024, with a delightful opening reception on February 2, 2024, from 4:30 to 5:30 pm.


In collaboration with the Atelier at Arlene's, we are excited to spotlight the incredible talent within our student body and the broader creative community.


The Student Art Show is a platform for us to celebrate and honor the artistic prowess of our students. If you've taken or are currently enrolled in a class or workshop at the Atelier at Arlene's, this exhibition offers you the chance to showcase your work. All forms of artistic media are welcome. It's yet another opportunity for us to promote the creations of talented artists, provide an avenue for art lovers to enrich their personal collections, and contribute to the continued growth of our vibrant creative community.


Stay updated with the latest developments by following us on Instagram @rgalleryarlenes. For additional information, please don't hesitate to get in touch with the gallery at (518) 482-8881 or reach out via email at


Mark your calendars for the Artist Reception on February 2, 2024, from 4:30 to 5:30 pm, as we come together to celebrate the remarkable works of our students. Prizes for Best in Show, the new Diana Bangert-Drowns Memorial Creativity Award, Honorable Mention, and the Albany Center Gallery Award will be announced at the artist reception. The exhibition will be up until February 24, 2024, offering you ample time to visit and appreciate the artistic talents on display. Our gallery is open to the public from Monday through Friday, 10 am to 6 pm, and on Saturdays from 10 am to 5 pm.


Student Art Show Submission Guidelines:

  • Only people who have taken or are currently enrolled to take a class or workshop at the Atelier at Arlene’s are eligible to participate in the Student Art Show.

  • All artwork must be original and done by the eligible artist. 

  • Participating artists in the Student Art Show can submit one piece of art.

  • Participating artists must complete a Student Art Show Artwork Drop-Off Form & Artist Agreement Form. Download the Student Art Show Artwork Drop-Off & Artist Agreement Form.

  • Maximum size for artwork cannot exceed 8x10” or 8x8”; with a framed outside dimension no larger than 9x11” or 9x9”. If a piece of artwork is larger in any direction it will not be considered for this show. Any sculptural artwork cannot exceed 9” x 9” x 9”. 

  • Artwork is open to any media and theme and is up to the individual artist. The Artwork does not have to be done in the class or workshop you attended.   

  • Artwork can be dropped off from January 13, 2024, to January 20, 2024, during store hours.

  • All 2-dimensional work must be properly framed and ready to hang with appropriately installed hanging hardware at the time of drop-off.

  • Artists whose artwork has complicated installation instructions, including sculptural work, must contact the Curator, Andrew at, prior to drop-off to make arrangements.

  • All artwork must be clearly labeled on the back with the artist’s name, title, medium, price, email address, and phone number.

  • Artists will receive 60% of the sale with a 40% commission to the R Gallery at Arlene’s.

  • Artwork pick-up starts Monday, February 26, 2024, during store hours.

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