Richly rendered scenes of Albany

The watercolor above -- of the Mechanics and Farmers Bank building on State Street in Albany, by local artist Kevin Kuhne -- floated our way via a Facebook tag this week, and we were happy it did. (AOA had been tagged because of the 2016 post about the history of that beautiful, odd, skinny building.)

The painting was recently part of a show of Kuhne's work at the First Presbyterian Church of Albany. That link includes a few more paintings.

Kevin Kuhne has painted many local scenes from around the area. We love the richness of the colors in the works.

Kuhne frequently teaches watercolor classes at Arlene's Artist Materials on Fuller Road. He has a pets and animals class this week, and a trees and foliage class in early April.

image via First Presbyterian Church of Albany Facebook

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