PUGG is an after school program, teaching arts management to Kingston High School students and is supported through a partnership between The City of Kingston Office of Economic Development and Kingston City Schools.
We leverage the power of the arts to build community and beautify our neighborhood by providing exhibition and teaching opportunities for our KHS art alumni.
What We've Achieved
- Transformed 591 Broadway into a window gallery.
- Installed the work of Scott and Amy Ackerman at 591Broadway.
- Worked with Uncle Riley at the Poptimism shoppe.
- Supported Art Walk with a show at 591 of artists, Stephen Nicolls, Carol Struve and Susan Spencer Crowe.
- Collaborated on the "Pollination" Project
- Renovated 624 Broadway into a Gallery.
- Installed and hosted an opening for "Effects" the work of Kelli Sillik and Frank Pesko
- Offered a printmaking class, taught by Frank Pesko
- Offered a comic writing workshop series, taught by Isabell Simek.
- Installed and hosted an opening for "Top Secret" the work of Matthew Pleva.
- Installed and hosted an opening for "Limits of Empathy: Paintings by Rebecca Hellard
- Renovated a second space for projects
- Hosted Alumni Brandon Lewis as our first visitng artist in the Project Space.
- Held an Exquisite Corpse Drawing game, on Community day, and created a Community mural on site.
- Hosted the KHS Media Arts Awards show @ the Project Space.
- Hosted the opening reception for Reason & Rhyme Magazine @ the Project Space.
- Hosted the opening reception for the Senior Seminar Thesis Show in both the Gallery and the Project Space.