Art

‘Made in New York’ State of Mind

The annual Made in New York exhibit at Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center

The annual Made in New York exhibit at Auburn's Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center begins with the order imposed by jurors who choose works for the show and then transitions into a sprawling display hung on multiple walls. It features pieces by more than 50 artists who create oils, sculptures, photos, drawings and other media.



Creating a Public Art Scorecard

Here’s a copy of the Connective Corridor public art scorecard

We’re moving on the next steps in our public art call, and thanks for following along.



Upcoming Conversation on Public Art

Let’s talk public art on May 5 from 10 a.m.- Noon

You’re invited to a Connective Corridor community conversation on public art May 5, 10 a.m. to noon SU Warehouse, Suite 405 (fourth floor conference suite) 350 West Fayette Street, Syracuse, NY



Cruz Control: Juan Cruz’s one-man show

Arts writer Carl Mellor visits a new show by Juan Cruz, who has cut and reshaped his previous works

None of That: Nada de Eso, Juan Cruz's one-man show at La Casita Cultural Center, poses a fundamental question: Why would a talented artist take scissors and deliberately slice up a bunch of his paintings? For Cruz, that act isn't mutilation but an initial stage in a new creative process.



276 artists. 17 countries. 16 semi-finalists.

Six to eight finalists to be selected for the Connective Corridor’s $650,000 call for public art

The jury will be interviewing these amazing artists who have made it to the next round to select six to eight finalists for the Connective Corridor’s $650,000 call for public art – a partnership with Syracuse University’s College of Visual and Performing Arts.



Meet the Connective Corridor Public Art Call Semi-Finalists

16 semi-finalists have been selected out of 276 applications

This week’s blog post is one you’ve been waiting for. After working through 276 applications from around the world, we are happy to announce that our jury has narrowed the list of potential candidates down to 16 semi-finalists. It was quite a process, guided by a prestigious jury and our colleagues at Syracuse University’s College of Visual and Performing Arts, with input from a local steering committee and you, our Syracuse New Times readers.



Making Public Art Official

The encouragement and promotion of the growth of public art in Syracuse

This week’s blog post is by Daniel Ward, curator at the Erie Canal Museum and current chair of the Syracuse public art commission.



Utica Goes Modern for Everson Visit

Prendergast to Pollock: American Modernism at Everson Museum

The Everson Museum of Art’s current show appeals on several levels. Prendergast to Pollock: American Modernism from the Munson-William-Proctor Arts Institute is an exhibition with depth, skillful discussion of changes in art in the United States over a 40-year period, and strong individual works.



Arresting Images at Gallery 4040

Manifestation and Ambiguity runs through May 1 at Gallery 4040

Gallery 4040 showcases three artists who work in different media and employ varying visual strategies in Manifestation and Ambiguity. However, they all share an interest in identity and in discussing that subject with viewers.



Creating a City of Art

Testing boundaries and expanding creative limits

The Connective Corridor is teaming with Syracuse University’s College of Visual and Performing Arts (VPA) on an exciting $650,000 call for public art along the Corridor.