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What is Green Kill?

Green Kill is a handicap-assessable inclusive, peer to peer, multi-use space  in Kingston, New York, dedicated to promoting “real artists” who are promoting finished works, experimental works and works which are being developed. It serves a growing, diverse art community.

Inclusive

Inclusive means Green Kill does not use a membership or cooperative model. Rather, Green Kill  is and LLC structured  to expand opportunities for artists though artist peer to peer referrals. There is a basic policy framework in place to insure that diverse growing family of performing, literary and visual artist can share the space and work both together and separately in relative harmony.

Peer to Peer

Peer to Peer means that curation of Green Kill programs use peer to peer methods. Artists refer artists. The goal is to increase visibility and opportunity for individual artists through a process of expanding participation of artists.

Multi-Use

Multi-use means that Green Kill is configured to support for art exhibitions, film,  live performance and readings. The space is equipped with professional live sound, theater lighting and recording.  The front room walks hold five artists, with each having an ample 16 feet of space.

Real Artists

Real Artists means that the participants are individuals with talent who have dedicated their lives to their art, who seek to grow as artists and whose art reflects who they are.

The Thirteen Green Kill Programs

There are eleven programs at Green Kill. One is the an exhibition program. Five are performance programs, three are literary programs one is a theater program, and one is a public program.

Art Exhibition Program Link

Green Kill Art Exhibition Program

Performance Program Links

Showcase
Mashup
Mozart’s Living Room
Emerging Artists Program
Special Events including Theater, Performance, Improv.

Literary Program Links

Vice Less Readings
Dial a Poem
The Green Kill Broadsheet

Film Program Links

Rough Cut
Film Night

Theater Program Link

Kingston Experimental Theater Company

Public Program Link

Karaoke

Green Kill is located in the heart of the Hudson Valley on Green Kill Avenue, near the Route 32 intersection.

Green Kill  is open Tuesday – Saturday, 3-9 PM. Exhibition viewing hours are Tuesday-Saturday, 3-5 PM  or you may make a special appointment by contacting 229greenkill@greenkill.org or phoning 347-689-2323.

Green Kill owned by David Schell and Yuriko Sasamoto. The Green Kill website is greenkill.org; the email is 229greenkill@greenkill.org; and the phone is 347-689-2323. Green kill is open from 3 to 9, Tuesday through Saturday.

Green Kill is  open from Tuesday to Saturday from 3 pm to 9 pm, and closed on national holidays.

Message to Exhibition Visitors

Green Kill hours are 3 to 9 pm. However Green kill is a multi-use space. On evenings  there are often performance events ( See the Activities Calendar) which may impede viewing of the entire exhibition.  The optimum hours for viewing the whole exhibition are between 3 and 6 pm.  You may make a special appointment to guarantee open and uninterrupted viewing by calling 347-689-2323.

Space and Equipment

What physically differentiates Green Kill from other cultural venues is it’s intimate accommodating interior for performances and exhibitions, with 11 foot ceilings and wooden floors, and clean white interior which can hold up to 45 people seated. There is ample seating in the form of chairs tables and stools with cabaret tables.

For performance, Green kill has a 17 foot  x 7 foot permanent stage with curtain proscenium, a high end state-of-the-art video system at 10 foot portable screen, a PA system with three mics an stands,  LED light stands which are for ambiance and can be positioned anywhere in the space, two Chauvet COLORstrips, and a Chauvet DJ Intimidator Spot, a music stand, and the ability to create private events by closing  theater curtains across the front windows. Green kill utilizes a Zoom  H6 Recorder and  Sony FDR-AX53 4 K camera to record certain events.

The acoustics are ideal. (No equipment at Green Kill is for rent or loan. The equipment is solely for the use of creatives engaged in activities at Green Kill.)Green Kill is 100 percent for the use by artists and performers presenting original works.

Green Kills inner walls present salon-style exhibitions of between one and nine individual artists each month, students, outsiders and established artists who continually challenge themselves, moving toward new personal horizons. All Green Kill activity is fully and beautifully documented on greenkill.org.

Promotion

Green kill will promote events to the extent possible under time and budget constraints.

Green Kill posts work of participating artists on Greenkill.org and Green Kill pages in FacebookTwitter,  Tumblr,  Google+, and Instagram, has an exclusive in-house direct mail list targeting residents of the Hudson Valley, and a long media contact list which is used for all events.

Funding

Green Kill raises money through door sales, contributions and a small fee to exhibitors along with a commission on art sales. Green Kill uses a very fair commission sales ratio formula. 60 percent of sales is received by the artist, 40 is donated to Green Kill.

Bottom Line

Come to Green Kill and bring spirit, share ideas, create opportunities. Green Kill, 229 Greenkill Avenue, at four corners where Ulster meets Kingston, NY, 12401, 229greenkill@greenkill.org, 347-689-2323

Directions from New York using Public Transportation

Trail-ways Bus 
Amtrack from Pennsylvania Station to Rheinbeck to Taxi to Kingston
Metro-north  to Poughkeepsie to  bus to Kingston

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Policies

To protect Green Kill, and all art and equipment and to maintain continuity and organization, Green kill has a contract and a policies sheet. Below is a link to Green Kill policies.

Art Buyers may inquire about artworks or artists and art by emailing David Schell at 229greenkill@greenkill.org.

Contract

Green Kill Policies

Contact

Green Kill is located at 229 Greenkill Avenue, at four corners where Ulster meets Kingston, New York, USA, 12401. Feel free to email questions and concerns to 229greenkill@greenkill.org, to call 1 347-689-2323, or to use the contact form below.