Lorraine Chesin

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  • B.S. Skidmore College, 1972
  • MSW State University of New York at Albany, 1977



  • Art Teacher, Hudson Falls High School, Hudson Falls, New York
  • Commissioner of Mental Health, Rensselaer County Department Of Mental Health, Troy, New York



  • Clay Horse Pottery, 2004, Canajoharie, New York
  • Saratoga County Arts Council, Two Woman Show, 2005, Saratoga Springs, New York
  • Sand Lake Center for the Arts, One Person Show, 2005, Sand Lake, New York
  • Historic Albany Foundation, VACANCY: Albany’s Abandoned Buildings through Artists’ Eyes, 2004, 2005, 2006, Albany, New York
  • Fence Select Show, The Arts Center of the Capital Region, 2004 and 2005, Troy, New York
  • Bethlehem Library, One Person Show, 2005, Delmar, New York
  • Moon and River Coffeehouse, Group Show, 2004, Schenectady, New York
  • Guilderland Public Library, Group Show, 2004, 2005, Guilderland, New York
  • Our Warming World, Spring Street Gallery, Group Show, 2006, Saratoga Springs, New York
  • 2007 Artists of the Hudson Mohawk Region, Albany International Airport, May – September, 2007, Albany, New York
  • Strolling Village Artisans, One Person Show, July – August, 2007, Ballston Spa, New York
  • Built, Albany’s Architecture Through Artists’ Eyes, Group Show, November, 2007, Albany, New York, Entry Jurors Favorite
  • Women’s Work: Arts at the Women’s Building, Group Show, December 2007, Albany, New York
  • Albany Artists Group, Guilderland Public Library, October 2008, Albany, New York, Honorable Mention
  • Built, Albany’s Architecture through Artists’ Eyes, Group Show, November, 2008, Albany, New York
  • Visions Gallery, Uncommon Perspectives, Two Person Show, May, 2009, Albany, New York
  • Exhibit, Daughters of Sarah, Massry Residence, Paintings and Needlepoint Designs, December 2009 through April 2010.
  • Exhibit, Parsons Child & Family Center, Paintings November 2009 through May 2010.
  • Tomorrow’s Masters Today exhibition, Albany Institute of History & Art, June 2010
  • Broadway Arts Center, Albany, New York, Group Show,  August , 2010.
  • Built, Albany Architecture through Artists’ Eyes, Group Show, November 2010, Albany, New York
  • Dietel Gallery, Emma Willard School, Troy, New York, Paintings & Needlepoint Designs, January through February, 2011
  • Sand Lake Center for the Arts,  Averill Park, New York , Small Acrylic Paintings,  February through March, 2011
  • Beverwyck Retirement Community, Slingerlands, New York, Needlepoint Designs and Paintings, March through April 2011
  • Glen Eddy Retirement Community, Exhibit, Needlepoint Designs February-March 2012 
  • Mimosa Gallery, Saratoga Springs, New York, Acrylic Paintings and Small Acrylic Stories, April through May 2012
  • Capital Repertory Theatre, Albany, New York, December 2012 through February 2013
  • The Tailored Tea, Albany, New York,  August-September 2013
  • Bethlehem Art Association, Spring and Fall Shows, 2014
  • Albany Artists Group, Guilderland Library, 2014
  • Historic Albany Foundation, Albany’s Architecture through Artists’ Eyes, November 2014
  • The November Show, Works by Eight Artists, Friends Gallery, Crandall Public Library, November 2 – 28, 2014
  • Albany Center Gallery, Members Show, December – January, 2014
  • Dietel Gallery, Emma Willard School, Troy, New York, Mixed Media, January – April 2015
  • 677 Prime, Albany, New York, Mixed Media, October – December 2015
  • The Albany Barn, Albany, New York, Mixed Media, March – April, 2016



  • Albany Artists Group, Inc.
  • The Arts Center of the Capital Region
  • East Bank Alliance for the Arts
  • Albany Center Gallery
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