Type of Work: Arts

House painter Marcy Neville in Keene Valley

House painter Marcy Neville in Keene Valley

House painter Marcy Neville painting the Neville “Big House” in June of 2008. Keene Valley, NY. Photo courtesy Marcy Neville. Read about Marcy Neville’s career and what it’s like to have Keene Valley as a canvas.

Photographer Carl Heilman on First Peak in Lake George

Photographer Carl Heilman on First Peak in Lake George

Adirondack Photographer Carl Heilman on First Peak with his panorama camera. Lake George is seen in the background. August of 2008. Lake George, NY. Photographer Doctor Bill Brown. Read and listen about Carl’s career here.

Dale Hobson with printing press

Dale Hobson in Racquette River Printshop, 7 Market St., Potsdam, NY, January 1978. Press is a Davidson Dualith Duplicator Model 241, c. 1950. It could be used both for offset lithographic printing, or for relief printing from cast plates. Photo: courtesy Dale Hobson

Dale Hobson in Racquette River Printshop

Dale Hobson in Racquette River Printshop, 7 Market St., Potsdam, NY, January 1978. Machine is a cast-iron powered paper cutter built by Oswego Machine Works in 1903. Originally designed to be powered by belt and pulley from a central shop motor, its own massive 3-horsepower motor was attached c. 1930. Photo: courtesy Dale Hobson

Racquette River Printshop sign

Racquette River Printshop sign, designed by Paul Davison, depicts view from nearby bridge upstream toward Ives Park in Potsdam, NY. Photo: Dale Hobson

Dale Hobson outside Racquette River Printshop

Proprietor Dale Hobson outside the back door of Racquette River Printshop in downtown Potsdam’s historic Cox Building, 1978. Out of frame to right is the shop canoe, on the river bank below the downtown bridge. Meal breaks on the water and evening paddles were a regular employee benefit. Photo: courtesy Dale Hobson

Allen Hoey and Paul Davison examining printed proofs

Poet (and small press publishing partner) Allen Hoey (left) examines printed proofs. Artist and press operator Paul Davison looks on. Racquette River Printshop, 7 Market St., Potsdam, NY, January 1978. Photo: Dale Hobson

Dale Hobson using a graphic arts camera

Dale Hobson in Racquette River Printshop, 7 Market St., Potsdam, NY, January 1978. Adjusting enlargement on a vertical graphic arts camera. A home made darkroom extension closes in the top, containing a home made vacuum back for holding film sheets flat. It was powered by an antique Electrolux home vacuum cleaner. Photo: courtesy Dale Hobson

Dale Hobson with paper cutter

Dale Hobson in Racquette River Printshop, 7 Market St., Potsdam, NY, January 1978. Machine is a cast-iron powered paper cutter built by Oswego Machine Works in 1903. Originally designed to be powered by belt and pulley from a central shop motor, its own massive 3-horsepower motor was attached c. 1930. Photo: courtesy Dale Hobson