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Omi International Arts Center

Omi International Arts Center's Building
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Omi International Arts Center's Art Work
Omi International Arts Center's Artist
Location USA / New York
Established 1991
Tel +1 (518) 392-4747
Website Omi International Arts Center Website
Address 59 Letter S Road Ghent, NY 12075 United States
Omi is situated on 300 acres of rolling farmland with spectacular views of the Catskills and the Hudson River Valley, two and a half hours north of New York City.

Founded in 1991 by Francis Greenburger–real estate investor, entrepreneur, literary agent and art enthusiast, Omi International Arts Center has been guided by the principle that artistic expression transcends economic, political, and cultural boundaries.

Omi seeks to foster an environment of creative exploration and exchange, professional opportunity and exposure, and a stylistically and culturally diverse community for creative artists from around the world.

Through various programs and resulting public events – including the Residency Programs, The Fields Sculpture Park, Architecture Omi, and Education Omi – Omi contributes to the vibrant culture of the entire Northeast region of the United States.


Number of Residents About 30.
Studio Type Private Studio. The studio includes: indoor and protected outdoor studio spaces, basic hand tools, preliminary welding equipment and three light-tight studios for projection work. Studio technicians are available for assistance.
Other Facilities Wi-Fi internet, Bikes, Swimming pool, Computers with internet access, Black & white printers


Nearest Airport John F Kennedy International Airport (JFK)
Nearest Station 30 minutes by train from Ghent, Albany and Hudson.