Virtual Lecture: Picturing Rondout

Date(s) - 05/05/2021
7:00 pm

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“Picturing Rondout and other Hudson River Stories”
Wednesday, May 5, 2021 | 7:00 PM | Virtual via Zoom
$5/household, HRMM members FREE
The program will focus on the extensive research and the story behind Len Tantillo’s detailed painting depicting a vital and dynamic river port at the height of its golden age. Using maps, and period photographs, Len will take us through the step-by-step process of creating a complex painting. He will also provide insights into his techniques for recreating the past. Tantillo’s 2019 painting of the Mary Powell and the Port of Rondout is currently on display in “Mary Powell: Queen of the Hudson,” a new exhibit at the Hudson River Maritime Museum.
Speaker Bio:
Len Tantillo has been painting New York State historical subjects for over 40 years. His work has appeared nationally and internationally in publications and various media programs. His original paintings have been acquired by numerous museums and private collections.