2018 Albany Center Gallery Members Exhibit, Untitled Sculpture by Hillary Raimo Prompts Extreme Self-Reflection

Exhibit December 7th – January 19th, 2019 Albany, New York

Acquisition Inquires Contact
The Albany Center Gallery 
488 Broadway, Albany, NY 12207
518.462.4775 Tony Iadicicco
director@albanycentergallery.org

Body image is personal. Often steeped heavily in delusional thoughts, disassociated reality, anxieties, social pressures, age and time.

No one likes every part of themselves. Facets hidden deep below the surface buried in the subliminal landscapes. Beauty is a matter of opinion. Self & otherwise.

The disintegration of what is acceptable, like sagging skin and fat thighs.

Value changes as the crone emerges. Societal suicidal death.

Repulsive is the ability to enjoy pleasure, when you look like THAT. Dysfunctional definitions defining border walls between one & another.

Do genitals define gender? What about the biochemical reactions burning in the veins? The power of birth cannot be changed. In your face truth, like how we really feel about pain.

Let her be.

Look into the greatest fears, see how you dodge them.

Pleasure is a birth right.
Body is relative.
What one finds repulsive, another finds beautiful.

Dedicated to the year of dramatic change and #metoo.
To bond not in victimization, but empowerment. An amulet of sexual power.

“Untitled”
Clay Sculpture, 2018
Hillary Raimo

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“Untitled” Clay Sculpture (2018) Hillary Raimo, Albany Center Gallery

Acquisition Inquires Contact
The Albany Center Gallery 
488 Broadway, Albany, NY 12207
518.462.4775 Tony Iadicicco
director@albanycentergallery.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Art of Art by Hillary Raimo

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Do you really want to know all there is to know?
What then would keep you seeking?

If seeking no longer exists, what state is that?

Are you an empty vessel if you are filled with knowledge?
What else is there to know besides love?

How do you ride your horses through the cities?

Only the divine masculine can inseminate his knowledge, into her. The nucleus of the cell, fusion, dimensional. Law of nature.

Is vision the architect?
How can the dreamer preform the plan, if no one inspires the opening of the level of consciousness needed?

Is connection the answer?

What if we just let out our highest version of self unto the world and let it happen?

Words have power.

Read it again.

– Hr

 

“Dreamscape” Ponderings & Photograph on Exhibit Arlene’s Atelier – Albany, NY

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I am delighted to announce my photograph “Dreamscape” has been selected for exhibit at the upcoming Juried Student Art Show at Arlene’s Atelier in Albany, New York for the month of November.

Arlene Clement, founder of Arlene’s, will be the juror and select the winners. She has done amazing things for the local art community. Thank you to my teachers at Arlene’s  Kevin Kuhne, Jessica Hyatt and Ali Herrmann.

The winners will be announced and awarded the prizes at the Artist Reception on Thursday, November 1st, from 5:30 to 7:30pm.

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Artist Thoughts by Hillary Raimo

In today’s world it is important to love one another, no matter what. The now is simply a lucid dream going your way. Learn to step outside that boundary you dread. That courage will give you strength.

The artistic process is a necessary one.

The arts have been defunded in just about every public school across our country. No matter what your political stance, how you allow this process to be expressed depends on your ability to know it. Imagine the loss of it completely and how that would change everything.

Teachers are everywhere. Lots of students. It is crucial to know how to be both and how to respect both in others.

I seek to align my creative energy with the empowerment of the arts. Supporting local art in our communities is vital to keeping the sacred divine feminine & masculine energy alive and well in all living things.

Just some thoughts of mine…

Dreamscapes differ for everyone.
Painted only by the colors of our hopes & fears.

 

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Upcoming Events:

Thursday October 18th 6:45pm BAA Monthly Meeting, presenter Peg Foley

Saturday October 27th 3pm Skytop Lounge (39th Fl), New Life Expo, Hotel New Yorker