Dream Wheels-bike art opening Fri
- "Dream Wheels" kicks off the 5th Annual Bike Month '08 in Albany with an Opening
Reception on 1st Friday, May 2, 2008, at the Upstate Artists Guild. The exhibit runs from
May 2 to 23, 2008.
The Featured Artist is Taliah Lempert, an artist from Brooklyn who specializes in Bicycle
Paintings and Portraits (http://www.bicyclepaintings.com/index.html).
Dream Wheels An Artistic Celebration of the Bicycle,
Opens: Friday, May 28, 6:00-9:00 PM
Where: Upstate Artists Guild Gallery, 247 Lark Street, Albany
What: Other artists are working in/with photography, jewelry, watercolor, bicycle parts,
oil, and pencil to create their interpretations of bicycling, bicycles, or bike culture. The
opening will conclude with UAG's 1st Friday Film "Still We Ride" by local filmmaker Andrew
More Information: http://upstateartistsguild.org/DreamWheels
Related Activity: May is also Bike Month 2008. Go to www.nybc.net to find out about other
Supported Organizations: Fund raising at the "Dream Wheels" opening on May 2, 2008 will
support the Albany Bicycle Coalition (ABC) and the New York Bicycling Coalition (NYBC).
ABC Advocates for bicycles for transportation and recreation and promotes bicycling
issues in Albany and the Capital District. It hosts rides and other bike-related activities.
NYBC is a statewide organization that promotes legislative change to support "bike-ped"
issues and offers educational programs on safe cycling.