Visualizing the Adirondacks
and St. Lawrence River Valley

@ St. Lawrence University

ABOUT THE PROJECT

FEATURED WORK:


painting mountain scene

Harold Weston, Haystack – Winter

VISUALIZING THE ADIRONDACKS AND ST. LAWRENCE RIVER VALLEY Harold Weston, Haystack– Winter Emerson M. Brott, Spring 2023 ABOUT THE ARTWORK Harold Weston was a prominent twentieth-century modernist painter whose work experimented with realism, expressionism, and abstractionism. Weston lived most of his life in the Adirondacks and is known to have craved a more raw, intimate…
painting, mountain scene

Harold Weston, Frost before Night

VISUALIZING THE ADIRONDACKS AND ST. LAWRENCE RIVER VALLEY Harold Weston, Frost before Night Adeline Riesenberger, Spring 2023 ABOUT THE ARTWORK Renowned American painter Harold Weston (1894-1972) grew up visiting his grandfather’s camp in the Adirondacks and hiking near Lower Ausable Lake. This wilderness region inspired many of his artworks within his lifetime. He climbed the…
woven basket detail

Sheila Kanieson Ransom, Waves Basket

VISUALIZING THE ADIRONDACKS AND ST. LAWRENCE RIVER VALLEY Sheila Kanieson Ransom, Waves Basket Sabella Cromie, Spring 2023 ABOUT THE ARTWORK Artist Sheila Kanieson Ransom is a well-known basketmaker native to Akwesasne in northern New York. She has represented her Mohawk heritage through her artwork for over twenty years. She learned the craft from her Godmother…
quilt detail

Iakonikonriiosta, Tsi Kiontashsawen/In the Beginning

VISUALIZING THE ADIRONDACKS AND ST. LAWRENCE RIVER VALLEY Iakonikonriiosta, Tsi Kiontahsawen / In the Beginning Spring 2023 ABOUT THE ARTWORK Iakonikonriiosta moved to Akwesasne as a young woman to support the Mohawk nation’s struggle to maintain an Indigenous presence in northern New York and now works to protect and publicize Mohawk culture through her quilts….
watercolor painting

Sandra Hildreth, Adirondack Mandala

VISUALIZING THE ADIRONDACKS AND ST. LAWRENCE RIVER VALLEY Sandra Hildreth, Adirondack Mandala Shelby Oken, Spring 2023 ABOUT THE ARTWORK Contemporary Adirondack painter Sandra Hildreth is known for her oil and watercolor paintings of “what is wild” in the Adirondacks. She writes that her paintings do not have to qualify as being “true wilderness,” they just…
adirondack map

Seneca Ray Stoddard, Map of the Adirondack Wilderness

VISUALIZING THE ADIRONDACKS AND ST. LAWRENCE RIVER VALLEY Seneca Ray Stoddard, Map of the Adirondack Wilderness Spring 2023 ABOUT THE MAP Seneca Ray Stoddard was a significant nineteenth-century artist, photographer, and writer known for his work focused on the Adirondack mountains, lakes, and landscapes, and for his contribution to the creation of the Adirondack Park….