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ANDREI KUSHNIR

Andrei will be at the Duke Hall Gallery of Fine Art, JMU Campus, on Monday, June 12, from 10 AM to 4 PM. 

There is also a good possibility that author Jeffrey Everett, one of the essay authors of Oh, Shenandoah will be there that day as well.  Come and meet the artist and author. Bring your copy of Oh, Shenandoah for an autograph opportunity.  Order forms for the book will also be available. .

Feature Article by Aleda Johnson in the Harrisburg Daily Progress
about Andrei Kushnir's Shenandoah Paintings :

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Harrisonburg Daily News Article About Kushnir JMU Exhibit, April 29, 2017 p.1
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Harrisonburg Daily News Register Article, April 29, 2017 p.2

Website Link for Article: http://www.dnronline.com/features/scenic-shenandoah/article_f3e118e0-2a96-11e7-a8ec-43063a1eb7a7.html
 
 
 

Major Exhibition at James Madison University,

Duke Gallery of Fine Art

 https://www.jmu.edu/forbescenter/events/2017/05/01-painting-the-valley.shtml

May 1 to June 23, 2017

Gallery Hours:

Mon.-Thurs.: 10 AM to 4 PM;

Fri.: 10 AM to Noon;

CLOSED Sat. & Sun.

 

 

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Painted Shenandoah, Andrei's exhibit at the Duke Gallery of Fine Art
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Painted Shenandoah Exhibit by Andrei Kushnir

 

DIRECTIONS TO DUKE HALL GALLERY OF FINE ART
              
Harrisonburg, VA is about 2 hours from Washington, DC,


Take Beltway I 495 to I 66 West;

Follow I 66 W to I 81 South
Take Exit 245 (W Port Republic Rd.);

Turn R on W. Port Republic Rd.

Turn R on Main St.; turn R on MLK Jr. Way;

Turn R on Mason St., turn R on E. Grace St.

The entrance to The Duke Hall Gallery will be on your left, about half way down the block.

PARKING at JMU: see https://www.jmu.edu/parking/visitor/faq.shtml

 

 

Parking Permits on Campus

After getting off at Exit 145 of I-81 S, turn Right onto Port Republic Rd., and turn Right again at Bluestone Drive. Turn Left at Champions Drive, and go to where you will see sign for the Parking Office.

The Parking Office is located on the lower level of the Champions Drive Parking Deck behind the Bridgeforth Stadium.   The permit would be good for any open lot and any parking deck.  Office hours 8am to 5pm M-Thursday and noon on Friday.

Temporarily park just inside the Champions Drive Parking Deck. 

Please bring to the Parking Office: 1. driver’s license and

        2. vehicle registration.


Free Parking is also available a few blocks away from the Duke Hall.
Just drive up a few blocks north of M.L.K. Jr. Way on S. Main Street;
turn Left after the large Harrisonburg Baptist Church;
turn Left again on S. Liberty Street (goes back toward the University),
and park anywhere along the street--park all day for free.

 

 

 

The city of Harrisonburg contains many interesting and authentic attractions and restaurants, making it well worth a day or overnight visit to view the exhibit and sample the local scene.

 

While in Harrisonburg, be sure to visit the sites of some of Andrei's paintings:

The Rockingham County Court House and Spring House, in Court Square:

https://www.virginia.org/listings/HistoricSites/CourtSquareandSpringhouse/  
The Edith J. Carrier JMU Arboretum
http://www.jmu.edu/arboretum/ 
The Nearby Towns of Dayton 
http://www.daytonva.us/ 
and Broadway 
http://www.town.broadway.va.us/ 
The Silver Lake Mill, in Dayton (a real gem): 
http://www.silverlakemill.com/ 
 
Recommended restaurants/food options are:

The Blue Stone Inn Restaurant:
http://www.bluestoneinnrestaurant.com/501.html
 
The Joshua Wilton House: http://www.joshuawilton.com/
 
The Local Chop and Grill House: http://www.localchops.com/
 
The Dayton Farmers Market, in nearby Dayton, VA: http://www.thedaytonmarket.com/home/

PUBLISHED, December 2016:

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George F. Thompson Publishing, Inc.; University of Virginia Press, Distributor

Available through UVA Press, Barnes & Noble, and most museum gift shops and book stores.

Bring your copy in, and Andrei will personally

sign it for you. 

 

 

NEW WORK:

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Potomac Evening, 6" x 9" Oil on Panel.
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Kushnir Winter on the Canal Painting illustrates elan Magazine essay by Sally Pfoutz, January 2013
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C&O Canal at Swain's Lock20" x 24" Oil on Canvas SOLD
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Nature Conservancy Annual Report 2012
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Breezy Autumn Day, 14" x 18" Oil

To see a video by Synavista of Andrei working in the field, click here:

http://goo.gl/9AaiO

Selected for the First Biennial Maryland Regional Juried Art Exhibit at University of Maryland University College (Awarded 2nd Place--Juror's Choice Award):

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Andrei Kushnir Potomac Riverscape, 18"x36" Oil on Canvas SOLD

On June 15, 2011, the University of Maryland University College (UMUC) Arts Program announced that Maryland artist Andrei Kushnir was awarded the Juror’s Choice Award for his painting “Potomac Riverscape,” in the first Biennial Maryland Regional Juried Art Exhibit, to be held from August 1 through October 16, 2011.

  The competition was open to artists in Maryland, Northern Virginia and Washington, DC., and of over 1,100 images by more than 320 artists, 56 works were chosen for the exhibit.

The jury for selection were Helen Frederick, professor, George Mason University; Helen Jackson, independent art consultant/curator; and Evangeline J. Montgomery, artist, retired program development officer, United States Department for the Arts American Program. 

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Andrei Kushnir, Riverbend, 9" x 16" Oil

Andrei Kushnir's passions, art and nature, are expressed through a patient, refined and diligent commitment. Time, willingness to work long hours in heat and extreme cold, to perch on a rock over an icy stream, or in it, if that is where the best composition is to be found - or to hike a long distance with easel and canvas strapped to his back, all pay dividends in these persistantly arresting landscapes.

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The Artist and Lady Liberty, July 4, 2012

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