Two artists from Skaneateles Stephen Datz and Rachel Harms will be presenting a Gallery Talk at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 5 at the Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center, 205 Genesee St., Auburn.
Datz and Harms are both exhibiting artists in this year's Made in NY exhibit and they will speak about their work and what it means to be contemporary artists in Central New York.
Stephen Datz received his M.F.A. in Sculpture from Syracuse University. Past exhibitions include the Munson Williams Proctor Institute in Utica, 14 Sculptors Gallery, SUNY Cortland Dowd Art Gallery and Elmira College. In 2007 Datz exhibited his sculptures at Onondaga Community College in Syracuse. He lives in Skaneateles with his wife Rachel Harms and their daughter Lily.
Rachel Harms, an English-born and educated artist, has exhibited throughout the United Kingdom and the United States, including at the Creaser Gallery in London, the New Waterfront Museum in New York City; and recently at the Redhouse in Syracuse and at the Grove in Aurora.
Harms earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting from the Parson School of Design in New York City and a Master of Fine Arts in Painting from the Chelsea School of Art in London.
About the museum
The Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center is located at 205 Genesee St., Auburn. Hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, 1 to 5 p.m. Also on view in Gallery Julius until Aug. 25 is Landscapes by Tom Hussey. Suggested admission is $3 for adults. Children under 12 and members are free. For more information call the Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center at 255-1553 or visit our web site at www.myartcenter.org.