Walking Tour

Downtown Peekskill – Self-Guided Studio Tours

Saturday, September 23rd – 12 to 5pm
12+ artists in their studios, 5 exhibitions venues & 15+ artist and crafts people at 925 South St

Click Here To View Studio Tour Brochure & Map

The BID’s self-guided Historic Building Tour Maps available at:
Hudson Valley Gateway Chamber of Commerce
1 S Division Street

To view the Historic Building Tour Map Online – Click Here.

Guided building tours at 10am & 2pm, leaving from the chamber.

Maps also available at peekskillartsalliance.org

Sponsored by Peekskill Arts Alliance & Peekskill Business Improvement District

Division Street (1-4)

BeanRunner Cafe
201 South Division Street, Peekskill, NY 10566

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Current Exhibit: Symbols of Courage “Country Roads to City Streets”, photographs by Ryan Persinger

Elizabeth Castaldo
105 South Division Street, 2nd floor, Peekskill, NY 10566

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Elizabeth Castaldo is a New York based artist, printmaker, and bookbinder. Her multi-layered and visually abundant works on paper address the idea of the divine feminine as a creative power and force of connection in the search for beauty, joy, comfort and acceptance in the feminine body.

Wendie Garber
105 S. Division Street, 2nd Floor, Peekskill, NY 10566


I love to paint on location in the fall, often at “Stone Barns” in Sleepy Hollow, NY which is so beautiful all year round. I display my paintings at the “Flat Iron Gallery” which I am the owner and director of located on the 2nd floor of Peekskill’s historic “Flat Iron Bldg.”

Will Hanlon
3 North Division St., Peekskill, NY 10566

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Will Hanlon is an emerging artist working with Push Pins and other found objects. He resides in Peekskill, NY and has shown in various venues and private collections in New York. He utilizes abstract pointillism to express the balance between Order and Chaos found in all aspects of our daily lives.

Peekskill Coffee House
101 South Division St., Peekskill, NY 10566

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Current Exhibit: Steve Erenberg’s Tarot Cards: in which the card looks back at the viewer, inviting them to take this journey. It focuses attention on some of the key aspects of the card. One may find a laser-like quality to this deck; one that may illuminate elements of a card that may be murky or overshadowed. The striking look is both bold and poster simple.

Third Eye Arts Studio and Gallery
201 South Division Street Peekskill, NY 10566


Nadine Gordon-Taylor a classically trained experimental artist who focuses on the animal kingdom and its universal symbolic connection to humans. She is a painter who uses watercolors as her primary medium.

Brown Street (5)

Marcy B. Freedman
1006 Brown Street, Studio #203, Peekskill NY 10566


Artist and art historian Marcy B. Freedman has created paintings, drawings, collages, photographs, videos and performances. Recently, she has constructed large-scale installations that consist of dozens and dozens of her digital collages.

At 925 South Street (6)

Robin Arzt
925 South Street, Peekskill NY 10566


Robin Arzt is a painter living in Northern Westchester. She works in oils and acrylics. Her paintings explore form, color, texture and composition.

Greta Corens
925 South Street, Peekskill NY 10566


Greta Corens paints watercolor florals and portraits. Her soft white roses on a dark field spark with light. She teaches watercolors at the Garrison Art Center and at the Cedar Lane Art Center in Ossining.

Beth DeWit
925 South Street, Peekskill NY 10566


Beth DeWit is an artist of diverse experience and is primarily self-taught, acquiring much of her skills while working as a Decorative Painter for 24 years in the New York Metro area.

925 South Street, Peekskill, NY 10566

Heather Sloan of Handknit | Handwoven is a fiber artist whose work consists of designing, spinning, knitting, and weaving. Her work includes handwoven table linens and handwoven and handknit wearables.

Judith Heinemann
925 South Street, Peekskill NY 10566

Judith is an international award winning storyteller, recording artist, workshop leader and producer. Judith resurrected an old hobby of making earrings during the pandemic: “Every Earring tells a story!”  Her work tells a narrative going from death to life and peace, love, hearts and flowers, that never go out of style!  – using semi-precious stone, crystal, ceramic, wood, African trade beads, amber, metal, glass, acrylic and found objects. Each is uniquely handcrafted.

J.Nordmark/JNA Visual Arts
925 South Street, Peekskill NY 10566

I have been painting for many years. I’m inspired by nature and bold, bright colors which is reflected in my impressionistic art.

Robin Kline
925 South Street, Peekskill NY 10566


Robin Kline is a Peekskill potter who makes beautiful handmade wheel thrown pottery, including mugs, bowls, pitchers, teapots, vases and sculptural forms. She loves to make this work and gets true joy from knowing it enhances your life.

Mindy Kombert
925 South Street, Peekskill NY 10566

Environmentally conscious decorative and wearable art.

Carol Herd-Rodriguez
925 South Street, Peekskill NY 10566


My work often features the Hudson River and the Hudson Valley hills and marshes because that is my home. I am inspired by the natural landscape wherever I am. I live in the process of painting nature-inspired abstracts and landscapes that evoke joy and a sense of peace. Each time I paint it is a meditation on living and a celebration of the moreness that exists beyond seeing.

Paula Lewis
925 South Street, Peekskill, NY 10566

I make beautiful OAK sun-catchers, wind-chimes and jewelry made from repurposed vintage glass beads, vintage rosary, chandelier crystals, and Hudson River driftwood or deer antler. I combine colorful beads and crystals with a bit of nature and new elements to catch the light and warmth of the sun.

AnnMarie Palagano
925 South Street, Peekskill NY 10566

My recent works of 2020-2023 are of watercolors as I am exploring what I call the language of color and the intuitive relationships on the paper field. I’ve a BA in Studio Art/Printmaking and have been employed as a Graphic Artist at many locations along the East Coast and in Austin, Texas.

Candace Winter
925 South Street, Peekskill, NY 10566


Colorful hand painted paper collage, whimsical clay bird ornaments, sculptures, wall assemblages and more created to make you smile.
Everyone needs a happy little bird!
Art For Real People.

925 South Street (Upstairs)

Jeanne Shaw
925 South Street, Upstairs, Peekskill NY 10566

South Street (7 & 8)

Andrew Barthelmes
901 South Street, Peekskill, NY 10566


Andrew Barthelmes is a second generation Peekskill artist. He has a BFA from the School of Visual Arts in New York. The central theme of his work is people and their relationship to the environment and history of the Hudson Valley. His paintings have been exhibited in many shows in the New York area, including at Hudson Valley MOCA. In 2017, his painting Indian Summer, about the past, present, and future of Indian Point, was part of the show Undercurrents at the Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art at New Paltz. He lives and works in Peekskill, NY.

Bob Barthelmes
901 South Street, Peekskill, NY 10566


Watercolor is my medium. With watercolor, one can achieve a freshness and sense of life that are not readily achievable in other mediums. I have used watercolor in realism, surrealism, abstraction and fantasy, in plein air and studio settings from Peekskill to Labrador and Alaska.

Larry D’Amico
901 South St, Peekskill, NY 10566


Throughout my career I’ve worked back and forth between representation and abstraction. Over the past 25 years I have embraced the vitality that working with these simultaneous approaches gives my practice in the studio.

Richard Zane Ross
913 South Street, Peekskill NY 10566

I’m a sculptor that carves stones of all kinds; Alabaster, Travertine, Steatite, Marble, etc. I mostly work without a preconceived idea or image in mind. I let the raw unshaped stone guide me.

901 South Street (downstairs), Peekskill NY 10566


DIY Clothing Brand featuring hand drawn designs & hand silk screen printed apparel.

Main Street (9)

Jerzy Kubina
922 Main Street # 205, Peekskill NY 10566


The intimate combination of emotion and memory which accompanies working on a painting is for me the crucial element of creation I use organic materials. The abstract character of my paintings collides with the desire for the narrative form.

Katerina Spilio
922 Main Street, Studio 212, Peekskill NY 10566


Katerina Spilio is a Greek American artist with credits in film and theater as well as public and sacred space commissions. Katerina grew up in her father’s art studio being trained in Byzantine iconography, trompe l’oeil and gilding. Her works include acrylic paintings, photography, Byzantine icons and murals and sculptures and are represented in public spaces, films and private collections in the United States.