Dozens Bring Art To Syracuse Sidewalks

Mary Poppins, The Grateful Dead and a ballerina. These were just some of the themes that artists brought to life in the Sidewalk Art Contest on Saturday.

Mary Poppins, The Grateful Dead and a ballerina. These were just some of the themes that artists brought to life in the Syracuse New Times and Family Times Street Painting Contest on Saturday.

Street Painting 2014 | Chalk Drawing Photos

Syracuse New Times Street Painting Photos

See Michael Davis photos from the 2014 Syracuse New Times Street Painting Competition!

ArtsWeek Returns to the Heart of Syracuse

The Syracuse Arts and Crafts Festival, a three-day event at Columbus Circle that runs July 25-27, showcases artists and entertainers from 25 states and Canada.

ArtsWeek, an annual weeklong festival celebrating artists and art lovers both, will transform the streets of downtown Syracuse from Saturday, July 19, to Sunday, July 27. Festivities are scheduled to take place in Armory Square, Columbus Circle, Hanover Square and Clinton Square.

Collective Display

A Retrospective of Art From an Urban Approach

Jaleel Campbell is a sophomore at Cazenovia College studying graphic design. While at home in Syracuse for the summer, he works at the Dewitt Wegman's in the pharmacy department. He is also a Wegman's scholarship recipient, which helps him cover tuition costs and expenses.

Model Citizens

Carl Mellor explores both sides of the easel during the Open Figure Drawing Group

On June 11, just before 7 p.m., 14 people gathered in an upstairs room at the Westcott Community Center. They set up easels, placed pencils, crayons and other instruments within easy reach and waited for the opening of yet another figure drawing session.

Collage Show Trashes It Up

REnewal, the exhibit at Gandee Gallery.

Artists have long incorporated techniques such as recycling and reclaiming into their work. That includes reusing discarded objects and materials, and the very process of collage.


(VIDEO) Progress in the heart of Downtown Syracuse

Jason Evans, an architect at Ashley McGraw Architects and the man behind the (re)Think Syracuse blog, recently spoke to the Syracuse New Times about a temporary art installation titled 'Flowscape' located in Perseverance Park in downtown Syracuse (South Salina Street between West Washington and Fayette Streets).

Survey Shows Importance of Arts in Central New York

7,222 residents responded through the Engage CNY

Exciting cultural activity is one of the major draws for people deciding whether to move into a new community. Artistic activity encourages creativity and innovation that in turn drive entrepreneurial energy, resulting in new jobs and retaining talent. Arts corridors and heritage sites in cities and rural hamlets across Central New York attract residents and visitors, giving rise to bustling main streets and the hospitality and tourism industries.

Triple Dipping at Edgewood Show

Passages in Time at Edgewood Gallery

Edgewood Gallery’s new retrospective presents pieces by three artists who work in different media: sculpture, photography and jewelry. Passages in Time respects the divergence in media but also finds commonality to link the artists.

Max Ginsburg: He’ll Take Manhattan

Max Ginsburg’s work showcased at the ArtRage Gallery

Max Ginsburg’s showcase at the ArtRage Gallery features work by an artist deeply interested in everyday people and in issues such as poverty and war. His oil paintings for The Realities of Our Times reflect a choice of vivid colors, an eye for detail and a talent for composition.