Type of Work: Arts

Carrie Hill in her basket making studio

Carrie Hill on beginning her basket making career

Carrie Hill is a modern basket maker and the owner of Chill Baskets. She works out of a home studio and has work in museums and collections around the world. Making baskets from sweetgrass and black ash splint is a tradition that goes back generations in her family, but Carrie learned as an adult, from her […]

Carrie Hill's hands making a basket

Carrie Hill on her personal basket making style

Carrie Hill is a modern basket maker and the owner of Chill Baskets. She works out of a home studio and has work in museums and collections around the world. She says it has been rewarding beyond measure, and describes her personal style as ‘colorful, balanced, and very Carrie.’

Singer Theresa Bear Fox on stage

Theresa Bear Fox on writing Mohawk traditional songs

Theresa Bear Fox is an Akwesasne-based singer and songwriter. She spoke about singing in both Mohawk and English, and how her songs allow her to personally connect with her listeners. Photo courtesy of Theresa Bear Fox.

Director Katsitsionni filming interview with Pete Jemison

Documentary filmmaker Katsitsiooni on proximity to her subjects

Katsitsiooni is a documentary filmmaker from Akwesasne. One ofKatsitsiooni’s most recent films was focused on her daughter and friends, and what growing up is like for Mohawk youth. She spoke about the advantages of being close to your subjects as a filmmaker. Photo courtesy of Katsitsiooni.

Stu Kuby on restoring the Strand Theatre in Glens Falls

Stu Kuby is a songwriter and record producer who has worked in New York City, Los Angeles and Vancouver. He moved to Glens Falls in 2002, and in 2010 he founded Hudson River Music Hall Productions, Inc. alongside Professor Nicholas Buttino, musician/composer Jonathan Newell, and community member Judith Johnson in Hudson Falls. They founded Hudson […]

Band “The Whippersnappers” performing in City Park in Glens Falls

Band “The Whippersnappers” performing in City Park in Glens Falls

Band “The Whippersnappers” performing on the bandstand in City Park. L to R: Peter Davis, George Wilson, and Frank Orsini. June 16, 1983. Courtesy of the Crandall Public Library Photograph Collection, CLP 1117, The Folklife Center at Crandall Public Library. Carl Atiyeh (1911-1997) grew up in Glens Falls, NY. He was the son of Nicholas […]

Chef Gary Fairchild flambéing dessert at the Hiland Golf Club in Glens Falls

Chef Gary Fairchild flambéing dessert at the Hiland Golf Club in Glens Falls

Chef Gary Fairchild flambéing dessert at the Hiland Golf Club (currently the Hiland Park Country Club). Fairchild has worked in and around Glens Falls as a chef for over fifteen years. 2003. Glens Falls, NY. Donated by Gary Fairchild. Chef Gary Fairchild has lived and worked in the Glens Falls area for nearly two decades. […]