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Mad Art gallery and Hamilton in Washington Post Newspaper

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Mad Art and Hamilton along with other small towns in the CNY area focusing on the Arts scene were featured in an article in the Washington Post.

Posted July 23rd 2010.
Written by Josey Miller
(Exerpt below taken off website)

In New York, small towns shelter a burgeoning arts scene

It was six years ago that my husband, Jeff, introduced me to the tranquil Upstate New York towns on and near Route 20, between Lake George and the Finger Lakes. That’s where he attended Colgate University in the 1990s, and his tour there was colored by characters: Norm, who would cut his hair for $4 and also sold eggs; Crazy Eddie, who taught guitar out of a garage; and Mrs. F., a fraternity’s house-mom, who would storm to her trailer home whenever she felt underappreciated, only to be lured back with a copy of Soap Opera Digest.

Back then, we crashed a neighborhood pancake breakfast, drank dollar drafts, sipped milkshakes in an ice-cream stand parking lot. Southern Madison County and its apple-pie Fourth of July parades seemed sweet, for certain. But sophisticated? Decidedly not. So when I heard about the burgeoning art scene there, I was skeptical, and scheduled a tour of my own.

I started at Porter Studios and Fine Arts Gallery…READ MORE


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