Craftivist exhibit by 19 artists explores the fabric of life
The new ArtRage Gallery exhibit, Spoken Threads: Craftivist Fiber Art, showcases work by artists who sew, weave, make quilts or simply interpret fabrics. Their pieces, created in Syracuse, Louisiana, Canada and other locales, reflect varied artistic interests and concern about social and environmental issues.
Artist Tom Huff plays many roles
Tom Huff’s lights are out.
Schweinfurth’s 33rd annual show demonstrates the unique artistry of quilters.
Auburn’s Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center once again presents Quilts = Art = Quilts, a large selection of quilts, created by 70 artists who come from the United States, Canada, Argentina and other nations. The exhibit offers a diverse menu of styles and subjects. Its portfolio is broad enough to encompass quilts playing subtly with geometric forms, pieces delving into states of mind, figurative and semi-figurative works and, yes, one quilt celebrating the notion of fragments.
Community groups put art on display for the holidays
Over the next seven weeks, a range of local organizations will present holiday-time events featuring work created by artists or artisans from Central New York. Taken as a whole, the events pose an opportunity to view dozens of objects made locally. And, each event has its own identity.
Everson show looks at 40 years of video games
Chris Melissinos, the creator of the exhibit The Art of Video Games at the Everson Museum of Art, aims to make video games as respected as any other artwork and to open new experiences for people of all ages.
Artwork derived from paper made from military fatigues highlights a sequel show at ArtRage
Five years ago, ArtRage Gallery collaborated with Combat Paper, a group of combat veterans striving to reclaim lives through art, on a ground-breaking exhibition. It was both ArtRage’s first show and the first time that Combat Paper participants showed their work in a gallery setting.
Local artists and photographers reveal their favorite locations to enjoy the fall foliage
Few aspects of a Syracuse autumn are so appealing as the fall foliage. While the changing leaves could be interpreted as the first step toward a long winter, it’s hard not to get caught up in the captivating colors all around the city.
Several exhibitions with radically different portfolios are on display at SU Art Galleries.
Several exhibitions with radically different portfolios are on display at SU Art Galleries. The artists come from around the globe, from East Africa, Syracuse, Indonesia and other locales. Yet the shows share some general connections.
Art lovers will be making tracks at this Saturday’s Cazenovia Art Trail
On Saturday, Oct. 5, the Cazenovia Art Trail kicks off its second edition, an event encompassing 16 sites ranging from artists’ studios to Cazenovia Artisans, a cooperative gallery, and Cazenovia College. The trail stretches out geographically as well; it moves from a cluster of venues on or near Albany Street in the village to sites like New Woodstock Library and Stone Quarry Hill Art Park, both on the outskirts of Cazenovia.
Light Work Gallery showcases 40 years of dynamic photography with anniversary exhibit
Light Work Gallery celebrates four decades with 40 Artists/40 Years, a wide-open group exhibition featuring artworks representing every year the venue has been open. It displays images from a roster of artists whose work reflects varied influences. Most of all, the show explains and emphasizes the rationale for Light Work’s birth in 1973: supporting artists in creating their images.