Nov 19, 2008 Eagle Newspapers Uncategorized
More free arts events are scheduled across the city’s arts scene from 5 to 8 p.m. on the third Thursday on Nov. 20.
Meet internationally renowned photographer John Isaac at Light Work. Make some art at open studios at Clayscapes or Open Hand Theater. Find out how a poster gets from the first glimmering thought to final print at ARTRAGE. See wearable sculptural art at the Everson or innovative sustainable furniture at COLAB. Hear a curator speak about the diversity of contemporary political art at The Redhouse. Discover the “underground” photographs at the Westcott Community Art Gallery. With two new members you can’t see it all in one night. Pick three events for Th3 night and visit the rest all month.
November’s Th3 prize drawing features a gift certificate of $75 toward the purchase of a custom frame from the Brian Wood Art Gallery, 201 Wolf Street, Syracuse. The Brian Wood Art Gallery, known as Brian’s Custom Framing and Art Gallery is a third generation local business that specializes in custom art framing and is known for the finest quality in selection and service. Visit BrianWoodArtGallery.com for more information on this exciting new gallery in transition. Checkout their opening exhibit: Pacheco: From the 5th Street Gym to Ghandi opening Nov. 21st. Prize drawing winners are selected on WCNY’s Food For Thought each month.
Th3 is a coalition of 22 popular Syracuse visual arts venues that schedule free events during the evening of the third Thursday of every month, from 5 to 8 p.m. Maps, bus schedule and Th3 show listings at all Th3 locations. Ride Centro’s Free Connective Corridor Bus (#543) between SU and Th3 venues along the Connective corridor on Th3 5 p.m. to 11:40 p.m. Park FREE at SU on Th3 nights. Visit th3syracuse.com for updates and more information.
Arts Across Campus, Onondaga Community College, 4585 West Seneca Turnpike, 498-2401
Special Th3 Event. Gallery Exhibition: A mixed media show with works from Onondaga’s faculty members. Opening Reception, Ann Felton Multicultural Center, 11a.m. and 5p.m.
ArtRage — The Norton Putter Gallery, 505 Hawley Ave., 218-5711
Special Th3 Event. Exhibit: “InsideOUT.” Syracuse Cultural Worker’s celebration of 25 years of activist art featuring the art and the process. Focus on 2009 Women Artist’s Datebook featuring poetry, music and food, 6 to 7p.m.
Clayscapes Pottery Gallery, 1003 W. Fayette St., Suite L1, 424-6868
Special Th3 event: Exhibition of ceramics, featuring the sculptural work of Marv Bjurlin in addition to Clayscapes Staff, Shenfeld Studio Tiles, and other select works. Observe studio class in progress.
COLAB (Collaborative Laboratory), SU Warehouse, 350 W. Fayette St., 4th Floor, 443-2455
Special Th3 Event. “Grand Opening: COLAB 2008,” multidisciplinary design gallery. See wearable technologies, innovative sustainable furniture, and plans for enlivening Syracuse’s public space. (Music and food from area restaurants.) Opening reception.
Community Folk Art Center, 805 E. Genesee St., 442-2230
Special Th3 event. “The Last Conquistador,” a film by John Valadez and Cristina Ibarra that explores the perils of public art by documenting the creation of John Houser’s controversial Monumental Bronze of Juan de O ate. 7 p.m.
Continuing exhibit”Founding Visionaries: HerbWilliams and Jack White.”
Delavan Art Gallery, 501 W. Fayette St, 425-7500
Special Th3 event. Elena Rall: works in pastel, watercolor and colored pencil by this young prize-winning artist. “Art for the Holidays,” mixed media illustrations by Katya Krenina, monotypes and mixed media works by Thea Reidy as well as ceramics by the Clayscapes Pottery (Donald Seymour, Shawn McGuire, Jolee M. Romano, Tim See and Sallie Thompson). Elena Rall in attendance. Light refreshments.
The Erie Canal Museum, 318 Erie Blvd. E. 471-0593
“How the Barge Canal Energized New York, ” a gallery full of participatory exhibits gives visitors a look at canal life and promotes hands-on learning. Light refreshments.
Eureka Crafts, 210 Walton St., 471-4601
Ceramic work on display by two masters: David McDonald and Henry Gernhart. Light refreshments.
Everson Museum of Art, 401 Harrison St., 474-6054.
Special Th3 Event. “Artist Open: Designing Performance.” Performance artists entertain through a variety of dance and movement works, expressing meaning through the use of original, wearable, sculptural clothing, 7 p.m.
Light Work/Robert B. Menschel Media Center, 316 Waverly Ave., 443-1300
Special Th3 Event: “Meet the Pros: John Isaac.” Presentation by award-winning Olympus visionary digital photographer John Isaac 7 to 9 p.m. Special raffle for an Olympus DSLR camera.
Also on view: “Tracing Memory,” photographs by Angie Buckley, Pedro Isztin, Cyrus Karimipour, and Paula Luttringer; and exhibitions by recipients of 2008 Light Work grant projects: Kathy Morris Spinal Diary, Paul Pearce’s work on morality militarism, and Nancy Rhode’s catalog & essay on Marjory Wilkins.
Museum of Young Art, 110 West Fayette St., One Lincoln Center,
Artwork of students from the Chestnut Hill Elementary School in Liverpool. Have a little fun with chalk on the enormous soapstone table! Find out about classes and events.
Onondaga Historical Association Museum and Research Center, 321 Montgomery St., 428-1864
Special Th3 Event: Opening of “Kid Stuff: Toys from Your Childhood.” Exhibit of toys from the nifty fifties.
Special premier of OHA’s newest publication, “Historic Photos of Syracuse,” which features over 200 historical photographs with mini-histories. Author Dennis Connors in attendance from 5 to 6 p.m. for book signings. Gift to those purchasing book on Th3 night.
Open Hand Theater, 518 Prospect Avenue, 476-0466 or 243-2379
Special Th3 Event. “The Art of Giants,” and Open Studio for creative puppetry arts. Make some art.
Orange Line Gallery, 305 Montgomery Street, 263-5780
Special Th3 Event: Work by Dustin Angell, Spencer Baker, Jace Collins, Meg Gentile, Brandon Hall, Chris Luchsinger, Kevin Lucas, Mick Mather, David McKenney, Jim Reed, Father Andrew Szebenyi, Melissa Tiffany, and Debra Parry Richilo. Artists in attendance. (Food & Jazz ) Reception 5-10 p.m.
Point of Contact Gallery, 914 E. Genesee St., 443-2169
“The Golem: Visual Visitations” seven original artworks commissioned by Point of Contact inspired by Jorge Luis Borges’ poem. Work by: Marta Chilindr n, Doug Dubois, Leandro Katz, Sarah Kipp, Pedro Roth, Tom Sherman, V ctor V zquez.
Redhouse/Rothenberg Gallery, 201 S. West St., 425-0405
Special Th3 Event. “Paper Politics,” an important international survey of recent politically motivated printmaking curated by Josh MacPhee who will speak at 7 p.m. about the diversity of issues addressed.
Spark Contemporary Art Space, 1005 E. Fayette
Special Th3 Event. “Echoes of Ancestors,” an exhibit of photography and video by Sung Park. Opening Reception.
SUArt Galleries, Schaffer Art Building, Syracuse University, 443.4097
Special Th3 Event: “Warren Kimble’s America,” a retrospective of the work of the Folk Artist, including his latest series “Windows of War,” which illustrates the artist’s personal reaction to the War in Iraq and its effect on women. Opening Reception.
SUNY Oswego Metro Center, The Atrium, Two Clinton Square, 399-4100
Visit this exciting new venue “Visual Journals: Recent Work by Amy Bartell, Cynthia Clabough, Paul Pearce, Cara Brewer Thompson.” Artists chose work ‘that illustrated our internalized discourse or thoughtful visual meanderings.’
Continuing exhibit. “Mapping Linguistice,” by Kelly Rowe.
Syracuse University Special Collections Research Center, Bird Library, 443-9788
“Dawn of a New Age: The Immigrant Contribution to the Arts in America,” and “The Marketing of the Candidate: An Exhibition of Presidential-Campaign Memorabilia.”
Syracuse Technology Garden, 235 Harrison Street, 474-0910, x2902
Work by local artists and the Girls Inc. photography show.
Warehouse Gallery, 350 W. Fayette St., 443-6450
“Roiling Infill” by Alex Schweder. Working at the intersection of art and architecture, Schweder explores the relationship between occupying bodies and occupied spaces of the built world, includes video projection “Jealous Poche” and architectural project “Snowballing Doorway.”
Westcott Community Art Gallery, 826 Euclid Ave., 478-8634
“Viewpoints,” a collaborative collection of the Syracuse photography Meetup group. Impressive photos from their once “underground territory of cyberspace.”
YMCA GallerY, 2nd floor, 340 Montgomery St., 474-6851 x328.
Exhibit of paintings by acclaimed artist DeLoss McGraw and poems by Pulitzer Prize-winner W.D. Snodgrass. 200 recent paintings by McGraw in response to Snodgrass’ “Not for specialists: New and Selected Poems.”