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Events for Tuesday, February 8, 2022

9:30 AM-6:00 PM Organic Abstraction Edgewood Gallery

10:00 AM-8:30 PM Shanequa Gay: carry the wait Community Folk Art Center

10:00 AM-5:00 PM 2022 Art Photography Annual Light Work Gallery

10:00 AM-5:00 PM Pixy Liao: Futari (Two Persons) Light Work Gallery

10:00 AM-4:00 PM Per(Sister): Incarcerated Women of the United States SU Art Galleries

Events for Wednesday, February 9, 2022

9:30 AM-6:00 PM Organic Abstraction Edgewood Gallery

10:00 AM-8:30 PM Shanequa Gay: carry the wait Community Folk Art Center

10:00 AM-9:00 PM 2022 Art Photography Annual Light Work Gallery

10:00 AM-9:00 PM Pixy Liao: Futari (Two Persons) Light Work Gallery

10:00 AM-4:00 PM Per(Sister): Incarcerated Women of the United States SU Art Galleries

11:00 AM-5:00 PM Forever is Composed of Nows Everson Museum of Art

11:00 AM-5:00 PM Charley Friedman: Soundtracks for the Present Future Everson Museum of Art

11:00 AM-5:00 PM Dawn Williams Boyd: Woe Everson Museum of Art

11:00 AM-5:00 PM Mutual Affection: The Victoria Schonfeld Collection Everson Museum of Art

11:00 AM-5:00 PM Arlene Abend: Resolute Everson Museum of Art

11:00 AM-5:00 PM Laura Reeder: Now More Than Ever Everson Museum of Art

2:00 PM-6:00 PM The Struggle to Connect: A Call and Response Conversation on Race and Gender by Women Artists ArtRage Gallery (Read a review!)

6:00 PM-9:00 PM Jazz at the Cavalier: Rohde, Miceli, and Cox CNY Jazz Arts Foundation

Events for Thursday, February 10, 2022

9:30 AM-6:00 PM Organic Abstraction Edgewood Gallery

10:00 AM-8:30 PM Shanequa Gay: carry the wait Community Folk Art Center

10:00 AM-5:00 PM 2022 Art Photography Annual Light Work Gallery

10:00 AM-5:00 PM Pixy Liao: Futari (Two Persons) Light Work Gallery

10:00 AM-8:00 PM Per(Sister): Incarcerated Women of the United States SU Art Galleries

11:00 AM-8:00 PM Forever is Composed of Nows Everson Museum of Art

11:00 AM-8:00 PM Dawn Williams Boyd: Woe Everson Museum of Art

11:00 AM-8:00 PM Charley Friedman: Soundtracks for the Present Future Everson Museum of Art

11:00 AM-8:00 PM Mutual Affection: The Victoria Schonfeld Collection Everson Museum of Art

11:00 AM-8:00 PM Laura Reeder: Now More Than Ever Everson Museum of Art

11:00 AM-8:00 PM Arlene Abend: Resolute Everson Museum of Art

2:00 PM-6:00 PM The Struggle to Connect: A Call and Response Conversation on Race and Gender by Women Artists ArtRage Gallery (Read a review!)

6:00 PM-11:00 PM No Emoji for Ennui: Ross Meckfessel, Estuary Urban Video Project

6:30 PM Behind the Artist Film Series: Love and Fury Everson Museum of Art

6:45 PM The Sound of Murder Acme Mystery Company

7:00 PM Building Bridges, Closing Gaps: Holistic Health and Modern Medicine Strathmore Speakers Series, featuring Lauren Eadline

Events for Friday, February 11, 2022

9:30 AM-6:00 PM Organic Abstraction Edgewood Gallery

10:00 AM-8:30 PM Shanequa Gay: carry the wait Community Folk Art Center

10:00 AM-5:00 PM 2022 Art Photography Annual Light Work Gallery

10:00 AM-5:00 PM Pixy Liao: Futari (Two Persons) Light Work Gallery

10:00 AM-4:00 PM Per(Sister): Incarcerated Women of the United States SU Art Galleries

11:00 AM-5:00 PM Forever is Composed of Nows Everson Museum of Art

11:00 AM-5:00 PM Charley Friedman: Soundtracks for the Present Future Everson Museum of Art

11:00 AM-5:00 PM Dawn Williams Boyd: Woe Everson Museum of Art

11:00 AM-5:00 PM Arlene Abend: Resolute Everson Museum of Art

11:00 AM-5:00 PM Laura Reeder: Now More Than Ever Everson Museum of Art

11:00 AM-5:00 PM Mutual Affection: The Victoria Schonfeld Collection Everson Museum of Art

2:00 PM-6:00 PM The Struggle to Connect: A Call and Response Conversation on Race and Gender by Women Artists ArtRage Gallery (Read a review!)

6:00 PM-11:00 PM No Emoji for Ennui: Ross Meckfessel, Estuary Urban Video Project

7:00 PM Poet Allison Joseph Downtown Writer's Center

7:00 PM Jocelyn & Chris The 443 Social Club

Events for Saturday, February 12, 2022

10:00 AM-4:00 PM Shanequa Gay: carry the wait Community Folk Art Center

10:00 AM-2:00 PM Organic Abstraction Edgewood Gallery

10:00 AM-5:00 PM Forever is Composed of Nows Everson Museum of Art

10:00 AM-5:00 PM Mutual Affection: The Victoria Schonfeld Collection Everson Museum of Art

10:00 AM-5:00 PM Laura Reeder: Now More Than Ever Everson Museum of Art

10:00 AM-5:00 PM Arlene Abend: Resolute Everson Museum of Art

10:00 AM-5:00 PM Dawn Williams Boyd: Woe Everson Museum of Art

10:00 AM-5:00 PM Charley Friedman: Soundtracks for the Present Future Everson Museum of Art

10:00 AM-4:00 PM Per(Sister): Incarcerated Women of the United States SU Art Galleries

10:30 AM Kids Series: Sound of Nature Symphoria

12:00 PM-4:00 PM The Struggle to Connect: A Call and Response Conversation on Race and Gender by Women Artists ArtRage Gallery (Read a review!)

1:00 PM-9:00 PM 2022 Art Photography Annual Light Work Gallery

1:00 PM-9:00 PM Pixy Liao: Futari (Two Persons) Light Work Gallery

2:00 PM Shen Yun The Oncenter

6:00 PM-11:00 PM No Emoji for Ennui: Ross Meckfessel, Estuary Urban Video Project

7:00 PM SOLD OUT: Ronnie Leigh: A Valentine’s Affair to Remember The 443 Social Club

7:30 PM Mid-Winter Concert: Inspired by Song Syracuse Friends of Chamber Music

7:30 PM Shen Yun The Oncenter

Events for Sunday, February 13, 2022

10:00 AM-5:00 PM Mutual Affection: The Victoria Schonfeld Collection Everson Museum of Art

10:00 AM-5:00 PM Arlene Abend: Resolute Everson Museum of Art

10:00 AM-5:00 PM Laura Reeder: Now More Than Ever Everson Museum of Art

10:00 AM-5:00 PM Charley Friedman: Soundtracks for the Present Future Everson Museum of Art

10:00 AM-5:00 PM Dawn Williams Boyd: Woe Everson Museum of Art

10:00 AM-5:00 PM Forever is Composed of Nows Everson Museum of Art

10:00 AM-4:00 PM Per(Sister): Incarcerated Women of the United States SU Art Galleries

1:00 PM-9:00 PM 2022 Art Photography Annual Light Work Gallery

1:00 PM-9:00 PM Pixy Liao: Futari (Two Persons) Light Work Gallery

2:00 PM-5:00 PM Jazz on Tap: Alex Becerra & Friends CNY Jazz Arts Foundation

2:00 PM Stretching Boundaries: The Life Work of Sculptor Arlene Abend Everson Museum of Art

4:00 PM-5:30 PM Sundays Live Series: Singing Strings with Piano Civic Morning Musicals

4:00 PM Music and Message: Love Hendricks Chapel

Events for Monday, February 14, 2022

10:00 AM-8:30 PM Shanequa Gay: carry the wait Community Folk Art Center

10:00 AM-9:00 PM 2022 Art Photography Annual Light Work Gallery

10:00 AM-9:00 PM Pixy Liao: Futari (Two Persons) Light Work Gallery

Events for Tuesday, February 15, 2022

9:30 AM-6:00 PM Organic Abstraction Edgewood Gallery

10:00 AM-8:30 PM Shanequa Gay: carry the wait Community Folk Art Center

10:00 AM-5:00 PM 2022 Art Photography Annual Light Work Gallery

10:00 AM-5:00 PM Pixy Liao: Futari (Two Persons) Light Work Gallery

10:00 AM-4:00 PM Per(Sister): Incarcerated Women of the United States SU Art Galleries

6:00 PM-7:30 PM Zoom Webinar with Pixy Liao Light Work Gallery

8:00 PM Student Composers Concert Syracuse University Setnor School of Music

Next week  >>>

Tuesday, February 8, 2022


Art
 

9:30 AM - 6:00 PM, February 8



Organic Abstraction
Edgewood Gallery

Edgewood Gallery
216 Tecumseh Rd., Syracuse

Mary Giehl: beaded work on fabric depicting the beauty of microscopic images in their random complexities; inspired by waterborne organisms and brain activities. Also showing "Candy" series of brightly colored bronze children's shoes , reminiscent of sweet and lovely times in childhood

Davana Robedee: Japanese stitch resist shibori dye technique using homegrown indigo on silk; creating shapes and patterns inspired by the artist's dreams

Judi Witkin: hand beaded items including necklaces, bracelets, earrings, and whimsical boxes


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10:00 AM - 8:30 PM, February 8



Shanequa Gay: carry the wait
Community Folk Art Center

Community Folk Art Center
805 E. Genesee St., Syracuse


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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, February 8



2022 Art Photography Annual
Light Work Gallery

Price: Free
Light Work Gallery
316 Waverly Ave., Syracuse University, Syracuse

Light Work announces the 2022 Art Photography Annual exhibition of photographs by seniors in the Department of Film and Media Arts in the College of Visual and Performing Arts at Syracuse University. Many students work with Light Work throughout their undergraduate careers and become an integral source of the energy, passion, and excitement that define our organization. The staff and community congratulate all of these young artists on their accomplishments and wish them the best in their bright futures in the field of photography.

The exhibiting artists are Alice Adams, Luke Anaclerio, Lauren Bertelson, Marijke Pieters-Kwiers, Abigail Fritz, Corey Henry, Erik Liu, Paola Manzano, Tori Sampson, Keqin Wang, and Sarah Winn.


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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, February 8



Pixy Liao: Futari (Two Persons)
Light Work Gallery

Price: Free
Light Work Gallery
316 Waverly Ave., Syracuse University, Syracuse

"Futari (Two Persons)" is an exhibition of photographs depicting the ongoing relationship between the artist Pixy Liao and her Japanese partner and muse Moro. From the beginning of their collaboration, Liao took the role of the director, arranging and posing Moro, so that together they challenge traditional heterosexual roles. For 14 years now, Liao and Moro have continued to explore ideas of control, dominance, gender, and sexuality through photography.


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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, February 8



Per(Sister): Incarcerated Women of the United States
SU Art Galleries

Price: Free
SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

"Per(Sister): Incarcerated Women of the United States" explores the root causes of mass incarceration in the U.S. through art inspired by the interviews of 30 formerly-incarcerated women of Louisiana — the state known as the "Prison Capital of the World." Co-curated in partnership with formerly incarcerated women, "Per(Sister)" seeks to build awareness of the crucial issues that impact women before, during, and after incarceration. The exhibition shares stories of loss, hope, despair, survival, triumph, and persistence in a variety of forms, demonstrating simultaneously the universal struggles faced by communities impacted by incarceration and the personal resilience of each woman featured.

"Per(Sister): Incarcerated Women of the United States" is a traveling exhibition produced by the Newcomb Art Museum of Tulane University in New Orleans.


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Wednesday, February 9, 2022


Art
 

9:30 AM - 6:00 PM, February 9



Organic Abstraction
Edgewood Gallery

Edgewood Gallery
216 Tecumseh Rd., Syracuse

Mary Giehl: beaded work on fabric depicting the beauty of microscopic images in their random complexities; inspired by waterborne organisms and brain activities. Also showing "Candy" series of brightly colored bronze children's shoes , reminiscent of sweet and lovely times in childhood

Davana Robedee: Japanese stitch resist shibori dye technique using homegrown indigo on silk; creating shapes and patterns inspired by the artist's dreams

Judi Witkin: hand beaded items including necklaces, bracelets, earrings, and whimsical boxes


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10:00 AM - 8:30 PM, February 9



Shanequa Gay: carry the wait
Community Folk Art Center

Community Folk Art Center
805 E. Genesee St., Syracuse


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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM, February 9



2022 Art Photography Annual
Light Work Gallery

Price: Free
Light Work Gallery
316 Waverly Ave., Syracuse University, Syracuse

Light Work announces the 2022 Art Photography Annual exhibition of photographs by seniors in the Department of Film and Media Arts in the College of Visual and Performing Arts at Syracuse University. Many students work with Light Work throughout their undergraduate careers and become an integral source of the energy, passion, and excitement that define our organization. The staff and community congratulate all of these young artists on their accomplishments and wish them the best in their bright futures in the field of photography.

The exhibiting artists are Alice Adams, Luke Anaclerio, Lauren Bertelson, Marijke Pieters-Kwiers, Abigail Fritz, Corey Henry, Erik Liu, Paola Manzano, Tori Sampson, Keqin Wang, and Sarah Winn.


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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM, February 9



Pixy Liao: Futari (Two Persons)
Light Work Gallery

Price: Free
Light Work Gallery
316 Waverly Ave., Syracuse University, Syracuse

"Futari (Two Persons)" is an exhibition of photographs depicting the ongoing relationship between the artist Pixy Liao and her Japanese partner and muse Moro. From the beginning of their collaboration, Liao took the role of the director, arranging and posing Moro, so that together they challenge traditional heterosexual roles. For 14 years now, Liao and Moro have continued to explore ideas of control, dominance, gender, and sexuality through photography.


Back to list
 

 

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, February 9



Per(Sister): Incarcerated Women of the United States
SU Art Galleries

Price: Free
SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

"Per(Sister): Incarcerated Women of the United States" explores the root causes of mass incarceration in the U.S. through art inspired by the interviews of 30 formerly-incarcerated women of Louisiana — the state known as the "Prison Capital of the World." Co-curated in partnership with formerly incarcerated women, "Per(Sister)" seeks to build awareness of the crucial issues that impact women before, during, and after incarceration. The exhibition shares stories of loss, hope, despair, survival, triumph, and persistence in a variety of forms, demonstrating simultaneously the universal struggles faced by communities impacted by incarceration and the personal resilience of each woman featured.

"Per(Sister): Incarcerated Women of the United States" is a traveling exhibition produced by the Newcomb Art Museum of Tulane University in New Orleans.


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11:00 AM - 5:00 PM, February 9



Forever is Composed of Nows
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Whether artists respond to history or look to the future, creativity exists in the moment. Drawn from the Everson's permanent collection, Forever is Composed of Nows examines a multitude of snapshots of the present moment, grouped by theme, image, or idea across different time periods and media. By examining how artists spanning three centuries have approached their present — their now — using similar topics and motifs, this exhibition is a visual exploration of how values, societal customs, and art subjects have evolved over time.


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11:00 AM - 5:00 PM, February 9



Charley Friedman: Soundtracks for the Present Future
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Soundtracks for the Present Future is an immersive auditory installation that combines nearly 60 second-hand guitars, mandolins, and basses to create a singular instrument. Suspended from the ceiling in a constellation, the instruments form a labyrinth of sounds and vibrations that perpetually shifts as viewers navigate the work. Through computer software, the instruments "play" various compositions ranging from classical European music to new or recent compositions modified for this installation.


Back to list
 

 

11:00 AM - 5:00 PM, February 9



Dawn Williams Boyd: Woe
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

The sheer size of Dawn Williams Boyd's "cloth paintings" adds to their larger-than-life, often brutal subject matter. Her exhibition, Woe, is a collection of works that reflect a lifelong critique of social injustices and racial violence, epic battles with misogyny, and physical and psychological abuses of power. There is no such thing as neutral history. Using scraps of fabric, needles, and thread as her tools, Boyd painstakingly "paints" the entire surface of her quilts, layer upon layer, cutting, sewing, endlessly repurposing, building the surface into a formidable, authoritative source that pulls no punches.


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11:00 AM - 5:00 PM, February 9



Mutual Affection: The Victoria Schonfeld Collection
Everson Museum of Art

Price: Museum admission: $8 regular, $6 student/senior, free for members, children 12 and under, and military with ID
Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Victoria Schonfeld (1950-2019) was a prominent New York lawyer, collector, and philanthropist whose discerning eye was matched only by the fierceness of devotion to her friends. From the time she began collecting ceramics in the 1990s, Schonfeld developed lasting friendships with the artists who caught her eye. Schonfeld was particularly devoted to championing female artists, including Betty Woodman, Alison Britton, and Carol McNicoll, as well as younger artists like Lauren Mabry and Rain Harris. Her taste encompassed everything from classical beauty to pointedly political works, all linked by her boundless curiosity.

Long before her untimely death, Schonfeld began donating works by artists she admired to museums across the United States, including the Everson Museum of Art. It is with the deepest gratitude that the Everson accepts key works from the Schonfeld collection that will endure as a tribute to her generosity and lasting network of friendships. Mutual Affection marks the debut of the Victoria Schonfeld Collection at the Everson, fleshed out by additional works loaned by her family and friends. Each object in this exhibition stands on its own merit, but also represents a node in Schonfeld's vast network of reciprocal relationships.


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11:00 AM - 5:00 PM, February 9



Arlene Abend: Resolute
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

With endless determination and unwavering commitment to her craft, Syracuse-based sculptor Arlene Abend has developed a body of work in steel, bronze, and resin that effortlessly moves between whimsy and gravitas. Combining elements of realism and abstraction, Abend's sculpture addresses topics ranging from social justice to family dynamics to the natural world. Featuring work made across five decades, Arlene Abend: Resolute explores Abend's innovative nature as well as her strength and resilience as both a woman and an artist.


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11:00 AM - 5:00 PM, February 9



Laura Reeder: Now More Than Ever
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Now More Than Ever, the inaugural exhibition for the CNY Artist Initiative, is an evolving installation of over 2000 digital images captured over the past ten years as artist Laura Reeder moves through her everyday life. The photos are taken everywhere — at work, in cities, in nature, while housekeeping, at meals, and as pauses or interruptions in a moment. During a pandemic, digital images connect us to each other; by presenting images in a physical space, Now More Than Ever offers respite and resistance to our sense-dulling digital lives.


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2:00 PM - 6:00 PM, February 9



The Struggle to Connect: A Call and Response Conversation on Race and Gender by Women Artists
ArtRage Gallery

Price: Free
ArtRage Gallery
505 Hawley Ave., Syracuse

This exhibition was developed from conversations between exhibit curator Vanessa Johnson and the late Marie Summerwood, local activist and ArtRage volunteer. While all women are oppressed as women, there has been an uneasy "her-story" between women of color and white women in the feminist movement. From the Women's Suffrage Movement to modern day voting patterns, there is a continuing divide based on an intersectionality of race, gender, and class.

"The Struggle to Connect" is an invitational group exhibition featuring a racially diverse group of women artists from CNY and beyond. The exhibit will confront the differences between white feminism and the feminist issues of women of color and explore differences in experiences and perspectives.

Participating artists include Kimberly Archer, Kathye Arrington, Ellen M. Blalock, Jacquelyn Maye Johnson, Vanessa Johnson, Robin Kasowitz, Lauren Miller, Susan W. Murphy, Sarah Pirtle, Mary Stanley, Caroline Tauxe, Laura Thorne, and Megan White.

Read a review!


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Music
 

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM, February 9



Jazz at the Cavalier: Rohde, Miceli, and Cox
CNY Jazz Arts Foundation

Price: Free
Marriott Hotel Syracuse Cavalier Room
500 S. Warren St., Syracuse


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Thursday, February 10, 2022


Art
 

9:30 AM - 6:00 PM, February 10



Organic Abstraction
Edgewood Gallery

Edgewood Gallery
216 Tecumseh Rd., Syracuse

Mary Giehl: beaded work on fabric depicting the beauty of microscopic images in their random complexities; inspired by waterborne organisms and brain activities. Also showing "Candy" series of brightly colored bronze children's shoes , reminiscent of sweet and lovely times in childhood

Davana Robedee: Japanese stitch resist shibori dye technique using homegrown indigo on silk; creating shapes and patterns inspired by the artist's dreams

Judi Witkin: hand beaded items including necklaces, bracelets, earrings, and whimsical boxes


Back to list
 

 

10:00 AM - 8:30 PM, February 10



Shanequa Gay: carry the wait
Community Folk Art Center

Community Folk Art Center
805 E. Genesee St., Syracuse


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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, February 10



2022 Art Photography Annual
Light Work Gallery

Price: Free
Light Work Gallery
316 Waverly Ave., Syracuse University, Syracuse

Light Work announces the 2022 Art Photography Annual exhibition of photographs by seniors in the Department of Film and Media Arts in the College of Visual and Performing Arts at Syracuse University. Many students work with Light Work throughout their undergraduate careers and become an integral source of the energy, passion, and excitement that define our organization. The staff and community congratulate all of these young artists on their accomplishments and wish them the best in their bright futures in the field of photography.

The exhibiting artists are Alice Adams, Luke Anaclerio, Lauren Bertelson, Marijke Pieters-Kwiers, Abigail Fritz, Corey Henry, Erik Liu, Paola Manzano, Tori Sampson, Keqin Wang, and Sarah Winn.


Back to list
 

 

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, February 10



Pixy Liao: Futari (Two Persons)
Light Work Gallery

Price: Free
Light Work Gallery
316 Waverly Ave., Syracuse University, Syracuse

"Futari (Two Persons)" is an exhibition of photographs depicting the ongoing relationship between the artist Pixy Liao and her Japanese partner and muse Moro. From the beginning of their collaboration, Liao took the role of the director, arranging and posing Moro, so that together they challenge traditional heterosexual roles. For 14 years now, Liao and Moro have continued to explore ideas of control, dominance, gender, and sexuality through photography.


Back to list
 

 

10:00 AM - 8:00 PM, February 10



Per(Sister): Incarcerated Women of the United States
SU Art Galleries

Price: Free
SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

"Per(Sister): Incarcerated Women of the United States" explores the root causes of mass incarceration in the U.S. through art inspired by the interviews of 30 formerly-incarcerated women of Louisiana — the state known as the "Prison Capital of the World." Co-curated in partnership with formerly incarcerated women, "Per(Sister)" seeks to build awareness of the crucial issues that impact women before, during, and after incarceration. The exhibition shares stories of loss, hope, despair, survival, triumph, and persistence in a variety of forms, demonstrating simultaneously the universal struggles faced by communities impacted by incarceration and the personal resilience of each woman featured.

"Per(Sister): Incarcerated Women of the United States" is a traveling exhibition produced by the Newcomb Art Museum of Tulane University in New Orleans.


Back to list
 

 

11:00 AM - 8:00 PM, February 10



Forever is Composed of Nows
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Whether artists respond to history or look to the future, creativity exists in the moment. Drawn from the Everson's permanent collection, Forever is Composed of Nows examines a multitude of snapshots of the present moment, grouped by theme, image, or idea across different time periods and media. By examining how artists spanning three centuries have approached their present — their now — using similar topics and motifs, this exhibition is a visual exploration of how values, societal customs, and art subjects have evolved over time.


Back to list
 

 

11:00 AM - 8:00 PM, February 10



Dawn Williams Boyd: Woe
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

The sheer size of Dawn Williams Boyd's "cloth paintings" adds to their larger-than-life, often brutal subject matter. Her exhibition, Woe, is a collection of works that reflect a lifelong critique of social injustices and racial violence, epic battles with misogyny, and physical and psychological abuses of power. There is no such thing as neutral history. Using scraps of fabric, needles, and thread as her tools, Boyd painstakingly "paints" the entire surface of her quilts, layer upon layer, cutting, sewing, endlessly repurposing, building the surface into a formidable, authoritative source that pulls no punches.


Back to list
 

 

11:00 AM - 8:00 PM, February 10



Charley Friedman: Soundtracks for the Present Future
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Soundtracks for the Present Future is an immersive auditory installation that combines nearly 60 second-hand guitars, mandolins, and basses to create a singular instrument. Suspended from the ceiling in a constellation, the instruments form a labyrinth of sounds and vibrations that perpetually shifts as viewers navigate the work. Through computer software, the instruments "play" various compositions ranging from classical European music to new or recent compositions modified for this installation.


Back to list
 

 

11:00 AM - 8:00 PM, February 10



Mutual Affection: The Victoria Schonfeld Collection
Everson Museum of Art

Price: Museum admission: $8 regular, $6 student/senior, free for members, children 12 and under, and military with ID
Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Victoria Schonfeld (1950-2019) was a prominent New York lawyer, collector, and philanthropist whose discerning eye was matched only by the fierceness of devotion to her friends. From the time she began collecting ceramics in the 1990s, Schonfeld developed lasting friendships with the artists who caught her eye. Schonfeld was particularly devoted to championing female artists, including Betty Woodman, Alison Britton, and Carol McNicoll, as well as younger artists like Lauren Mabry and Rain Harris. Her taste encompassed everything from classical beauty to pointedly political works, all linked by her boundless curiosity.

Long before her untimely death, Schonfeld began donating works by artists she admired to museums across the United States, including the Everson Museum of Art. It is with the deepest gratitude that the Everson accepts key works from the Schonfeld collection that will endure as a tribute to her generosity and lasting network of friendships. Mutual Affection marks the debut of the Victoria Schonfeld Collection at the Everson, fleshed out by additional works loaned by her family and friends. Each object in this exhibition stands on its own merit, but also represents a node in Schonfeld's vast network of reciprocal relationships.


Back to list
 

 

11:00 AM - 8:00 PM, February 10



Laura Reeder: Now More Than Ever
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Now More Than Ever, the inaugural exhibition for the CNY Artist Initiative, is an evolving installation of over 2000 digital images captured over the past ten years as artist Laura Reeder moves through her everyday life. The photos are taken everywhere — at work, in cities, in nature, while housekeeping, at meals, and as pauses or interruptions in a moment. During a pandemic, digital images connect us to each other; by presenting images in a physical space, Now More Than Ever offers respite and resistance to our sense-dulling digital lives.


Back to list
 

 

11:00 AM - 8:00 PM, February 10



Arlene Abend: Resolute
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

With endless determination and unwavering commitment to her craft, Syracuse-based sculptor Arlene Abend has developed a body of work in steel, bronze, and resin that effortlessly moves between whimsy and gravitas. Combining elements of realism and abstraction, Abend's sculpture addresses topics ranging from social justice to family dynamics to the natural world. Featuring work made across five decades, Arlene Abend: Resolute explores Abend's innovative nature as well as her strength and resilience as both a woman and an artist.


Back to list
 

 

2:00 PM - 6:00 PM, February 10



The Struggle to Connect: A Call and Response Conversation on Race and Gender by Women Artists
ArtRage Gallery

Price: Free
ArtRage Gallery
505 Hawley Ave., Syracuse

This exhibition was developed from conversations between exhibit curator Vanessa Johnson and the late Marie Summerwood, local activist and ArtRage volunteer. While all women are oppressed as women, there has been an uneasy "her-story" between women of color and white women in the feminist movement. From the Women's Suffrage Movement to modern day voting patterns, there is a continuing divide based on an intersectionality of race, gender, and class.

"The Struggle to Connect" is an invitational group exhibition featuring a racially diverse group of women artists from CNY and beyond. The exhibit will confront the differences between white feminism and the feminist issues of women of color and explore differences in experiences and perspectives.

Participating artists include Kimberly Archer, Kathye Arrington, Ellen M. Blalock, Jacquelyn Maye Johnson, Vanessa Johnson, Robin Kasowitz, Lauren Miller, Susan W. Murphy, Sarah Pirtle, Mary Stanley, Caroline Tauxe, Laura Thorne, and Megan White.

Read a review!


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6:00 PM - 11:00 PM, February 10



No Emoji for Ennui: Ross Meckfessel, Estuary
Urban Video Project

Price: Free
Everson Museum of Art Plaza
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

"No Emoji for Ennui" is a group show featuring the work of Lana Z Caplan, Ross Meckfessel, Alison Nguyen, and Matt Whitman that explores the difficult-to-define emotional tenor of our time — one that often leaves us overstimulated and underwhelmed at the same time it demands endless positivity. The seductive surface of the touchscreen shatters and the polygon meshes underlying our shared social reality peek out from under the digital skin.

What does it feel like to be a person in a world in which our sense of self has been thoroughly disoriented by technological entanglement and co-opted by neoliberal capital?

By turns unsettling, contemplative, humorous, and filled with existential dread, the resulting show is a collective selfie of who and what we are now.

Ross Meckfessel, Estuary:
When you question the very nature of your physical reality it becomes much easier to see the cracks in the system. Estuary charts the emotional landscape of a time in flux. Inspired by the proliferation of computer-generated social media influencers and the growing desire to document and manipulate every square inch of our external and internal landscapes, Meckfessel considers the ramifications of a world where all aspects of life are curated and malleable. As time goes on, all lines blur into vector dots.

Ross Meckfessel is an artist and filmmaker who works primarily in Super 8 and 16mm film. His films often emphasize materiality and poetic structures while depicting the condition of modern life through an exploration of apocalyptic obsession, contemporary ennui, and the technological landscape. His work has screened internationally and throughout the United States including in Antimatter Film Festival (Victoria, CA), IC Docs (Iowa City), Internationales Kurzfilm Festival Hamburg, New York Film Festival, San Francisco Cinematheque's CROSSROADS Film Festival, The Artifact Small Format Film Festival (awarded best 16mm film), and Toronto International Film Festival. (2021, 12:00 minutes, 16mm stereo sound)


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Film
 

6:30 PM, February 10



Behind the Artist Film Series: Love and Fury
Everson Museum of Art

Price: Members free; non-members free with museum admission
Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Filmmaker Sterlin Harjo follows Native artists for a year as they navigate their careers in the U.S. and abroad. The film explores the immense complexities each artist faces in regards to their own identity as Native artists, as well as pushing further Native art into a post-colonial world. (2021, 93 minutes)

Pre-registration requested but not required. Walk-ins welcome.


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Lecture
 

7:00 PM, February 10



Building Bridges, Closing Gaps: Holistic Health and Modern Medicine
Strathmore Speakers Series
Featuring Lauren Eadline

Price: Free
Online



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Theater
 

6:45 PM, February 10



The Sound of Murder
Acme Mystery Company

Spaghetti Warehouse
689 N. Clinton St., Syracuse

High on a hill died a lonely goatherd and some people around the Abbey are beginning to get the idea that sweet little Maria just might be a serial killer. Is she now at 16, going on 17? What exactly are her "favorite things"? Mother Abbess and her new assistant, Sister Adolph, are calling in all nuns and townsfolk to decide what to do. Even the pompous Captain Von Trampp and his bratty children will be there. Don't be late. You don't want Sister Adolph shaking her carrot at you.


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Friday, February 11, 2022


Art
 

9:30 AM - 6:00 PM, February 11



Organic Abstraction
Edgewood Gallery

Edgewood Gallery
216 Tecumseh Rd., Syracuse

Mary Giehl: beaded work on fabric depicting the beauty of microscopic images in their random complexities; inspired by waterborne organisms and brain activities. Also showing "Candy" series of brightly colored bronze children's shoes , reminiscent of sweet and lovely times in childhood

Davana Robedee: Japanese stitch resist shibori dye technique using homegrown indigo on silk; creating shapes and patterns inspired by the artist's dreams

Judi Witkin: hand beaded items including necklaces, bracelets, earrings, and whimsical boxes


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10:00 AM - 8:30 PM, February 11



Shanequa Gay: carry the wait
Community Folk Art Center

Community Folk Art Center
805 E. Genesee St., Syracuse


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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, February 11



2022 Art Photography Annual
Light Work Gallery

Price: Free
Light Work Gallery
316 Waverly Ave., Syracuse University, Syracuse

Light Work announces the 2022 Art Photography Annual exhibition of photographs by seniors in the Department of Film and Media Arts in the College of Visual and Performing Arts at Syracuse University. Many students work with Light Work throughout their undergraduate careers and become an integral source of the energy, passion, and excitement that define our organization. The staff and community congratulate all of these young artists on their accomplishments and wish them the best in their bright futures in the field of photography.

The exhibiting artists are Alice Adams, Luke Anaclerio, Lauren Bertelson, Marijke Pieters-Kwiers, Abigail Fritz, Corey Henry, Erik Liu, Paola Manzano, Tori Sampson, Keqin Wang, and Sarah Winn.


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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, February 11



Pixy Liao: Futari (Two Persons)
Light Work Gallery

Price: Free
Light Work Gallery
316 Waverly Ave., Syracuse University, Syracuse

"Futari (Two Persons)" is an exhibition of photographs depicting the ongoing relationship between the artist Pixy Liao and her Japanese partner and muse Moro. From the beginning of their collaboration, Liao took the role of the director, arranging and posing Moro, so that together they challenge traditional heterosexual roles. For 14 years now, Liao and Moro have continued to explore ideas of control, dominance, gender, and sexuality through photography.


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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, February 11



Per(Sister): Incarcerated Women of the United States
SU Art Galleries

Price: Free
SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

"Per(Sister): Incarcerated Women of the United States" explores the root causes of mass incarceration in the U.S. through art inspired by the interviews of 30 formerly-incarcerated women of Louisiana — the state known as the "Prison Capital of the World." Co-curated in partnership with formerly incarcerated women, "Per(Sister)" seeks to build awareness of the crucial issues that impact women before, during, and after incarceration. The exhibition shares stories of loss, hope, despair, survival, triumph, and persistence in a variety of forms, demonstrating simultaneously the universal struggles faced by communities impacted by incarceration and the personal resilience of each woman featured.

"Per(Sister): Incarcerated Women of the United States" is a traveling exhibition produced by the Newcomb Art Museum of Tulane University in New Orleans.


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11:00 AM - 5:00 PM, February 11



Forever is Composed of Nows
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Whether artists respond to history or look to the future, creativity exists in the moment. Drawn from the Everson's permanent collection, Forever is Composed of Nows examines a multitude of snapshots of the present moment, grouped by theme, image, or idea across different time periods and media. By examining how artists spanning three centuries have approached their present — their now — using similar topics and motifs, this exhibition is a visual exploration of how values, societal customs, and art subjects have evolved over time.


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11:00 AM - 5:00 PM, February 11



Charley Friedman: Soundtracks for the Present Future
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Soundtracks for the Present Future is an immersive auditory installation that combines nearly 60 second-hand guitars, mandolins, and basses to create a singular instrument. Suspended from the ceiling in a constellation, the instruments form a labyrinth of sounds and vibrations that perpetually shifts as viewers navigate the work. Through computer software, the instruments "play" various compositions ranging from classical European music to new or recent compositions modified for this installation.


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11:00 AM - 5:00 PM, February 11



Dawn Williams Boyd: Woe
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

The sheer size of Dawn Williams Boyd's "cloth paintings" adds to their larger-than-life, often brutal subject matter. Her exhibition, Woe, is a collection of works that reflect a lifelong critique of social injustices and racial violence, epic battles with misogyny, and physical and psychological abuses of power. There is no such thing as neutral history. Using scraps of fabric, needles, and thread as her tools, Boyd painstakingly "paints" the entire surface of her quilts, layer upon layer, cutting, sewing, endlessly repurposing, building the surface into a formidable, authoritative source that pulls no punches.


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11:00 AM - 5:00 PM, February 11



Arlene Abend: Resolute
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

With endless determination and unwavering commitment to her craft, Syracuse-based sculptor Arlene Abend has developed a body of work in steel, bronze, and resin that effortlessly moves between whimsy and gravitas. Combining elements of realism and abstraction, Abend's sculpture addresses topics ranging from social justice to family dynamics to the natural world. Featuring work made across five decades, Arlene Abend: Resolute explores Abend's innovative nature as well as her strength and resilience as both a woman and an artist.


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11:00 AM - 5:00 PM, February 11



Laura Reeder: Now More Than Ever
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Now More Than Ever, the inaugural exhibition for the CNY Artist Initiative, is an evolving installation of over 2000 digital images captured over the past ten years as artist Laura Reeder moves through her everyday life. The photos are taken everywhere — at work, in cities, in nature, while housekeeping, at meals, and as pauses or interruptions in a moment. During a pandemic, digital images connect us to each other; by presenting images in a physical space, Now More Than Ever offers respite and resistance to our sense-dulling digital lives.


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11:00 AM - 5:00 PM, February 11



Mutual Affection: The Victoria Schonfeld Collection
Everson Museum of Art

Price: Museum admission: $8 regular, $6 student/senior, free for members, children 12 and under, and military with ID
Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Victoria Schonfeld (1950-2019) was a prominent New York lawyer, collector, and philanthropist whose discerning eye was matched only by the fierceness of devotion to her friends. From the time she began collecting ceramics in the 1990s, Schonfeld developed lasting friendships with the artists who caught her eye. Schonfeld was particularly devoted to championing female artists, including Betty Woodman, Alison Britton, and Carol McNicoll, as well as younger artists like Lauren Mabry and Rain Harris. Her taste encompassed everything from classical beauty to pointedly political works, all linked by her boundless curiosity.

Long before her untimely death, Schonfeld began donating works by artists she admired to museums across the United States, including the Everson Museum of Art. It is with the deepest gratitude that the Everson accepts key works from the Schonfeld collection that will endure as a tribute to her generosity and lasting network of friendships. Mutual Affection marks the debut of the Victoria Schonfeld Collection at the Everson, fleshed out by additional works loaned by her family and friends. Each object in this exhibition stands on its own merit, but also represents a node in Schonfeld's vast network of reciprocal relationships.


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2:00 PM - 6:00 PM, February 11



The Struggle to Connect: A Call and Response Conversation on Race and Gender by Women Artists
ArtRage Gallery

Price: Free
ArtRage Gallery
505 Hawley Ave., Syracuse

This exhibition was developed from conversations between exhibit curator Vanessa Johnson and the late Marie Summerwood, local activist and ArtRage volunteer. While all women are oppressed as women, there has been an uneasy "her-story" between women of color and white women in the feminist movement. From the Women's Suffrage Movement to modern day voting patterns, there is a continuing divide based on an intersectionality of race, gender, and class.

"The Struggle to Connect" is an invitational group exhibition featuring a racially diverse group of women artists from CNY and beyond. The exhibit will confront the differences between white feminism and the feminist issues of women of color and explore differences in experiences and perspectives.

Participating artists include Kimberly Archer, Kathye Arrington, Ellen M. Blalock, Jacquelyn Maye Johnson, Vanessa Johnson, Robin Kasowitz, Lauren Miller, Susan W. Murphy, Sarah Pirtle, Mary Stanley, Caroline Tauxe, Laura Thorne, and Megan White.

Read a review!


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6:00 PM - 11:00 PM, February 11



No Emoji for Ennui: Ross Meckfessel, Estuary
Urban Video Project

Price: Free
Everson Museum of Art Plaza
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

"No Emoji for Ennui" is a group show featuring the work of Lana Z Caplan, Ross Meckfessel, Alison Nguyen, and Matt Whitman that explores the difficult-to-define emotional tenor of our time — one that often leaves us overstimulated and underwhelmed at the same time it demands endless positivity. The seductive surface of the touchscreen shatters and the polygon meshes underlying our shared social reality peek out from under the digital skin.

What does it feel like to be a person in a world in which our sense of self has been thoroughly disoriented by technological entanglement and co-opted by neoliberal capital?

By turns unsettling, contemplative, humorous, and filled with existential dread, the resulting show is a collective selfie of who and what we are now.

Ross Meckfessel, Estuary:
When you question the very nature of your physical reality it becomes much easier to see the cracks in the system. Estuary charts the emotional landscape of a time in flux. Inspired by the proliferation of computer-generated social media influencers and the growing desire to document and manipulate every square inch of our external and internal landscapes, Meckfessel considers the ramifications of a world where all aspects of life are curated and malleable. As time goes on, all lines blur into vector dots.

Ross Meckfessel is an artist and filmmaker who works primarily in Super 8 and 16mm film. His films often emphasize materiality and poetic structures while depicting the condition of modern life through an exploration of apocalyptic obsession, contemporary ennui, and the technological landscape. His work has screened internationally and throughout the United States including in Antimatter Film Festival (Victoria, CA), IC Docs (Iowa City), Internationales Kurzfilm Festival Hamburg, New York Film Festival, San Francisco Cinematheque's CROSSROADS Film Festival, The Artifact Small Format Film Festival (awarded best 16mm film), and Toronto International Film Festival. (2021, 12:00 minutes, 16mm stereo sound)


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Music
 

7:00 PM, February 11



Jocelyn & Chris
The 443 Social Club

Price: $20 general admission, $25 premium single, $50 premium for two
The 443 Social Club
443 Burnet Ave., Syracuse

Volume ... loud. Hair ... long. Apologies ... none. Think rock is dead? Meet Jocelyn & Chris. Two analog souls hell-bent on inciting a new rock revival.

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Poetry/Reading
 

7:00 PM, February 11



Poet Allison Joseph
Downtown Writer's Center

Price: Free
Online


Born in London, England, to parents of Caribbean heritage, Allison Joseph serves as poetry editor of Crab Orchard Review, the publisher of No Chair Press, and the director of Writers In Common, a writing conference for writers of all ages and experience levels. In 2014, she was awarded a Doctor of Letters honorary degree from her undergraduate alma mater, Kenyon College. Her many books and chapbooks include What Keeps Us Here (Ampersand Press), Soul Train (Carnegie Mellon), and In Every Seam (University of Pittsburgh Press). Her book Confessions of a Barefaced Woman was a 2019 nominee for the NAACP Image Awards, and a finalist for both the Montaigne Medal and the Da Vinci Eye Book Award. Her latest book of poems is Lexicon.

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Saturday, February 12, 2022


Art
 

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, February 12



Shanequa Gay: carry the wait
Community Folk Art Center

Community Folk Art Center
805 E. Genesee St., Syracuse


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10:00 AM - 2:00 PM, February 12



Organic Abstraction
Edgewood Gallery

Edgewood Gallery
216 Tecumseh Rd., Syracuse

Mary Giehl: beaded work on fabric depicting the beauty of microscopic images in their random complexities; inspired by waterborne organisms and brain activities. Also showing "Candy" series of brightly colored bronze children's shoes , reminiscent of sweet and lovely times in childhood

Davana Robedee: Japanese stitch resist shibori dye technique using homegrown indigo on silk; creating shapes and patterns inspired by the artist's dreams

Judi Witkin: hand beaded items including necklaces, bracelets, earrings, and whimsical boxes


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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, February 12



Forever is Composed of Nows
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Whether artists respond to history or look to the future, creativity exists in the moment. Drawn from the Everson's permanent collection, Forever is Composed of Nows examines a multitude of snapshots of the present moment, grouped by theme, image, or idea across different time periods and media. By examining how artists spanning three centuries have approached their present — their now — using similar topics and motifs, this exhibition is a visual exploration of how values, societal customs, and art subjects have evolved over time.


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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, February 12



Mutual Affection: The Victoria Schonfeld Collection
Everson Museum of Art

Price: Museum admission: $8 regular, $6 student/senior, free for members, children 12 and under, and military with ID
Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Victoria Schonfeld (1950-2019) was a prominent New York lawyer, collector, and philanthropist whose discerning eye was matched only by the fierceness of devotion to her friends. From the time she began collecting ceramics in the 1990s, Schonfeld developed lasting friendships with the artists who caught her eye. Schonfeld was particularly devoted to championing female artists, including Betty Woodman, Alison Britton, and Carol McNicoll, as well as younger artists like Lauren Mabry and Rain Harris. Her taste encompassed everything from classical beauty to pointedly political works, all linked by her boundless curiosity.

Long before her untimely death, Schonfeld began donating works by artists she admired to museums across the United States, including the Everson Museum of Art. It is with the deepest gratitude that the Everson accepts key works from the Schonfeld collection that will endure as a tribute to her generosity and lasting network of friendships. Mutual Affection marks the debut of the Victoria Schonfeld Collection at the Everson, fleshed out by additional works loaned by her family and friends. Each object in this exhibition stands on its own merit, but also represents a node in Schonfeld's vast network of reciprocal relationships.


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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, February 12



Laura Reeder: Now More Than Ever
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Now More Than Ever, the inaugural exhibition for the CNY Artist Initiative, is an evolving installation of over 2000 digital images captured over the past ten years as artist Laura Reeder moves through her everyday life. The photos are taken everywhere — at work, in cities, in nature, while housekeeping, at meals, and as pauses or interruptions in a moment. During a pandemic, digital images connect us to each other; by presenting images in a physical space, Now More Than Ever offers respite and resistance to our sense-dulling digital lives.


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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, February 12



Arlene Abend: Resolute
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

With endless determination and unwavering commitment to her craft, Syracuse-based sculptor Arlene Abend has developed a body of work in steel, bronze, and resin that effortlessly moves between whimsy and gravitas. Combining elements of realism and abstraction, Abend's sculpture addresses topics ranging from social justice to family dynamics to the natural world. Featuring work made across five decades, Arlene Abend: Resolute explores Abend's innovative nature as well as her strength and resilience as both a woman and an artist.


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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, February 12



Dawn Williams Boyd: Woe
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

The sheer size of Dawn Williams Boyd's "cloth paintings" adds to their larger-than-life, often brutal subject matter. Her exhibition, Woe, is a collection of works that reflect a lifelong critique of social injustices and racial violence, epic battles with misogyny, and physical and psychological abuses of power. There is no such thing as neutral history. Using scraps of fabric, needles, and thread as her tools, Boyd painstakingly "paints" the entire surface of her quilts, layer upon layer, cutting, sewing, endlessly repurposing, building the surface into a formidable, authoritative source that pulls no punches.


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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, February 12



Charley Friedman: Soundtracks for the Present Future
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Soundtracks for the Present Future is an immersive auditory installation that combines nearly 60 second-hand guitars, mandolins, and basses to create a singular instrument. Suspended from the ceiling in a constellation, the instruments form a labyrinth of sounds and vibrations that perpetually shifts as viewers navigate the work. Through computer software, the instruments "play" various compositions ranging from classical European music to new or recent compositions modified for this installation.


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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, February 12



Per(Sister): Incarcerated Women of the United States
SU Art Galleries

Price: Free
SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

"Per(Sister): Incarcerated Women of the United States" explores the root causes of mass incarceration in the U.S. through art inspired by the interviews of 30 formerly-incarcerated women of Louisiana — the state known as the "Prison Capital of the World." Co-curated in partnership with formerly incarcerated women, "Per(Sister)" seeks to build awareness of the crucial issues that impact women before, during, and after incarceration. The exhibition shares stories of loss, hope, despair, survival, triumph, and persistence in a variety of forms, demonstrating simultaneously the universal struggles faced by communities impacted by incarceration and the personal resilience of each woman featured.

"Per(Sister): Incarcerated Women of the United States" is a traveling exhibition produced by the Newcomb Art Museum of Tulane University in New Orleans.


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12:00 PM - 4:00 PM, February 12



The Struggle to Connect: A Call and Response Conversation on Race and Gender by Women Artists
ArtRage Gallery

Price: Free
ArtRage Gallery
505 Hawley Ave., Syracuse

This exhibition was developed from conversations between exhibit curator Vanessa Johnson and the late Marie Summerwood, local activist and ArtRage volunteer. While all women are oppressed as women, there has been an uneasy "her-story" between women of color and white women in the feminist movement. From the Women's Suffrage Movement to modern day voting patterns, there is a continuing divide based on an intersectionality of race, gender, and class.

"The Struggle to Connect" is an invitational group exhibition featuring a racially diverse group of women artists from CNY and beyond. The exhibit will confront the differences between white feminism and the feminist issues of women of color and explore differences in experiences and perspectives.

Participating artists include Kimberly Archer, Kathye Arrington, Ellen M. Blalock, Jacquelyn Maye Johnson, Vanessa Johnson, Robin Kasowitz, Lauren Miller, Susan W. Murphy, Sarah Pirtle, Mary Stanley, Caroline Tauxe, Laura Thorne, and Megan White.

Read a review!


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1:00 PM - 9:00 PM, February 12



2022 Art Photography Annual
Light Work Gallery

Price: Free
Light Work Gallery
316 Waverly Ave., Syracuse University, Syracuse

Light Work announces the 2022 Art Photography Annual exhibition of photographs by seniors in the Department of Film and Media Arts in the College of Visual and Performing Arts at Syracuse University. Many students work with Light Work throughout their undergraduate careers and become an integral source of the energy, passion, and excitement that define our organization. The staff and community congratulate all of these young artists on their accomplishments and wish them the best in their bright futures in the field of photography.

The exhibiting artists are Alice Adams, Luke Anaclerio, Lauren Bertelson, Marijke Pieters-Kwiers, Abigail Fritz, Corey Henry, Erik Liu, Paola Manzano, Tori Sampson, Keqin Wang, and Sarah Winn.


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1:00 PM - 9:00 PM, February 12



Pixy Liao: Futari (Two Persons)
Light Work Gallery

Price: Free
Light Work Gallery
316 Waverly Ave., Syracuse University, Syracuse

"Futari (Two Persons)" is an exhibition of photographs depicting the ongoing relationship between the artist Pixy Liao and her Japanese partner and muse Moro. From the beginning of their collaboration, Liao took the role of the director, arranging and posing Moro, so that together they challenge traditional heterosexual roles. For 14 years now, Liao and Moro have continued to explore ideas of control, dominance, gender, and sexuality through photography.


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6:00 PM - 11:00 PM, February 12



No Emoji for Ennui: Ross Meckfessel, Estuary
Urban Video Project

Price: Free
Everson Museum of Art Plaza
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

"No Emoji for Ennui" is a group show featuring the work of Lana Z Caplan, Ross Meckfessel, Alison Nguyen, and Matt Whitman that explores the difficult-to-define emotional tenor of our time — one that often leaves us overstimulated and underwhelmed at the same time it demands endless positivity. The seductive surface of the touchscreen shatters and the polygon meshes underlying our shared social reality peek out from under the digital skin.

What does it feel like to be a person in a world in which our sense of self has been thoroughly disoriented by technological entanglement and co-opted by neoliberal capital?

By turns unsettling, contemplative, humorous, and filled with existential dread, the resulting show is a collective selfie of who and what we are now.

Ross Meckfessel, Estuary:
When you question the very nature of your physical reality it becomes much easier to see the cracks in the system. Estuary charts the emotional landscape of a time in flux. Inspired by the proliferation of computer-generated social media influencers and the growing desire to document and manipulate every square inch of our external and internal landscapes, Meckfessel considers the ramifications of a world where all aspects of life are curated and malleable. As time goes on, all lines blur into vector dots.

Ross Meckfessel is an artist and filmmaker who works primarily in Super 8 and 16mm film. His films often emphasize materiality and poetic structures while depicting the condition of modern life through an exploration of apocalyptic obsession, contemporary ennui, and the technological landscape. His work has screened internationally and throughout the United States including in Antimatter Film Festival (Victoria, CA), IC Docs (Iowa City), Internationales Kurzfilm Festival Hamburg, New York Film Festival, San Francisco Cinematheque's CROSSROADS Film Festival, The Artifact Small Format Film Festival (awarded best 16mm film), and Toronto International Film Festival. (2021, 12:00 minutes, 16mm stereo sound)


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Dance
 

2:00 PM, February 12



Shen Yun
The Oncenter

Price: $84-$124
Crouse Hinds Concert Theater, Mulroy Civic Center
411 Montgomery St., Syracuse

Steeped in 5,000 years of wisdom with deeply spiritual roots, Chinese culture was said to be inspired by the heavens. Yet for decades, this heritage has been systematically destroyed by communism.

But today, with world-class dance and music, cutting-edge backdrops, and gorgeous costumes, Shen Yun's artists are reviving China's true culture. Immerse yourself in its beauty and wonder and come away filled with vitality and hope.

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7:30 PM, February 12



Shen Yun
The Oncenter

Price: $84-$124
Crouse Hinds Concert Theater, Mulroy Civic Center
411 Montgomery St., Syracuse

Steeped in 5,000 years of wisdom with deeply spiritual roots, Chinese culture was said to be inspired by the heavens. Yet for decades, this heritage has been systematically destroyed by communism.

But today, with world-class dance and music, cutting-edge backdrops, and gorgeous costumes, Shen Yun's artists are reviving China's true culture. Immerse yourself in its beauty and wonder and come away filled with vitality and hope.

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Music
 

10:30 AM, February 12



Kids Series: Sound of Nature
Symphoria

Inspiration Hall (formerly St. Peter's Church)
709 James St., Syracuse

Explore CNY's ecosystem through music in this STEAM-inspired program.

Beethoven Symphony No. 6, Mvt. 1 & 4
Rimsky-Korsakov Snow Maiden Suite, Dance of the Tumblers
Smetena Vltava (The Moldau)
Mendelssohn Hebrides Overture
Coleridge-Taylor Petite suite de concert, op. 77: Mvt. II. Demande et reponse
Menken The Colors of the Wind

Program will be presented both in person and via livestream.

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7:00 PM, February 12



SOLD OUT: Ronnie Leigh: A Valentine’s Affair to Remember
The 443 Social Club

Price: $20 general admission, $25 premium single, $50 premium for two
The 443 Social Club
443 Burnet Ave., Syracuse

Join us for a romantic and memorable evening featuring the signature sounds of the legendary Mr. Ronnie Leigh ... Mr. Smooth himself! Treat your special someone to the jazz, R&B, and soul stylings of one of the finest vocalists in CNY.


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7:30 PM, February 12



Mid-Winter Concert: Inspired by Song
Syracuse Friends of Chamber Music

Price: $25 regular, $20 seniors, $15 ages 35 and under, free for full-time students with ID
St. Paul's Syracuse
220 E. Fayette St., Syracuse

We will continue our tradition of bringing some of Central New York's finest musicians together for a midwinter night of great music. This year we will feature strings with piano, clarinet, and horn, playing pieces inspired by song.

Vaughn Williams Quintet in D Major
Wolf Italian Serenade
Schubert Piano quintet in A Major, D. 667, "Trout"

Please note that this season's venue is St. Paul's Syracuse, not H.W. Smith School.

Each concert this season will be video recorded and made available online to ticket holders.


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Sunday, February 13, 2022


Art
 

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, February 13



Mutual Affection: The Victoria Schonfeld Collection
Everson Museum of Art

Price: Museum admission: $8 regular, $6 student/senior, free for members, children 12 and under, and military with ID
Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Victoria Schonfeld (1950-2019) was a prominent New York lawyer, collector, and philanthropist whose discerning eye was matched only by the fierceness of devotion to her friends. From the time she began collecting ceramics in the 1990s, Schonfeld developed lasting friendships with the artists who caught her eye. Schonfeld was particularly devoted to championing female artists, including Betty Woodman, Alison Britton, and Carol McNicoll, as well as younger artists like Lauren Mabry and Rain Harris. Her taste encompassed everything from classical beauty to pointedly political works, all linked by her boundless curiosity.

Long before her untimely death, Schonfeld began donating works by artists she admired to museums across the United States, including the Everson Museum of Art. It is with the deepest gratitude that the Everson accepts key works from the Schonfeld collection that will endure as a tribute to her generosity and lasting network of friendships. Mutual Affection marks the debut of the Victoria Schonfeld Collection at the Everson, fleshed out by additional works loaned by her family and friends. Each object in this exhibition stands on its own merit, but also represents a node in Schonfeld's vast network of reciprocal relationships.


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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, February 13



Arlene Abend: Resolute
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

With endless determination and unwavering commitment to her craft, Syracuse-based sculptor Arlene Abend has developed a body of work in steel, bronze, and resin that effortlessly moves between whimsy and gravitas. Combining elements of realism and abstraction, Abend's sculpture addresses topics ranging from social justice to family dynamics to the natural world. Featuring work made across five decades, Arlene Abend: Resolute explores Abend's innovative nature as well as her strength and resilience as both a woman and an artist.


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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, February 13



Laura Reeder: Now More Than Ever
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Now More Than Ever, the inaugural exhibition for the CNY Artist Initiative, is an evolving installation of over 2000 digital images captured over the past ten years as artist Laura Reeder moves through her everyday life. The photos are taken everywhere — at work, in cities, in nature, while housekeeping, at meals, and as pauses or interruptions in a moment. During a pandemic, digital images connect us to each other; by presenting images in a physical space, Now More Than Ever offers respite and resistance to our sense-dulling digital lives.


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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, February 13



Charley Friedman: Soundtracks for the Present Future
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Soundtracks for the Present Future is an immersive auditory installation that combines nearly 60 second-hand guitars, mandolins, and basses to create a singular instrument. Suspended from the ceiling in a constellation, the instruments form a labyrinth of sounds and vibrations that perpetually shifts as viewers navigate the work. Through computer software, the instruments "play" various compositions ranging from classical European music to new or recent compositions modified for this installation.


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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, February 13



Dawn Williams Boyd: Woe
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

The sheer size of Dawn Williams Boyd's "cloth paintings" adds to their larger-than-life, often brutal subject matter. Her exhibition, Woe, is a collection of works that reflect a lifelong critique of social injustices and racial violence, epic battles with misogyny, and physical and psychological abuses of power. There is no such thing as neutral history. Using scraps of fabric, needles, and thread as her tools, Boyd painstakingly "paints" the entire surface of her quilts, layer upon layer, cutting, sewing, endlessly repurposing, building the surface into a formidable, authoritative source that pulls no punches.


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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, February 13



Forever is Composed of Nows
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Whether artists respond to history or look to the future, creativity exists in the moment. Drawn from the Everson's permanent collection, Forever is Composed of Nows examines a multitude of snapshots of the present moment, grouped by theme, image, or idea across different time periods and media. By examining how artists spanning three centuries have approached their present — their now — using similar topics and motifs, this exhibition is a visual exploration of how values, societal customs, and art subjects have evolved over time.


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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, February 13



Per(Sister): Incarcerated Women of the United States
SU Art Galleries

Price: Free
SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

"Per(Sister): Incarcerated Women of the United States" explores the root causes of mass incarceration in the U.S. through art inspired by the interviews of 30 formerly-incarcerated women of Louisiana — the state known as the "Prison Capital of the World." Co-curated in partnership with formerly incarcerated women, "Per(Sister)" seeks to build awareness of the crucial issues that impact women before, during, and after incarceration. The exhibition shares stories of loss, hope, despair, survival, triumph, and persistence in a variety of forms, demonstrating simultaneously the universal struggles faced by communities impacted by incarceration and the personal resilience of each woman featured.

"Per(Sister): Incarcerated Women of the United States" is a traveling exhibition produced by the Newcomb Art Museum of Tulane University in New Orleans.


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1:00 PM - 9:00 PM, February 13



2022 Art Photography Annual
Light Work Gallery

Price: Free
Light Work Gallery
316 Waverly Ave., Syracuse University, Syracuse

Light Work announces the 2022 Art Photography Annual exhibition of photographs by seniors in the Department of Film and Media Arts in the College of Visual and Performing Arts at Syracuse University. Many students work with Light Work throughout their undergraduate careers and become an integral source of the energy, passion, and excitement that define our organization. The staff and community congratulate all of these young artists on their accomplishments and wish them the best in their bright futures in the field of photography.

The exhibiting artists are Alice Adams, Luke Anaclerio, Lauren Bertelson, Marijke Pieters-Kwiers, Abigail Fritz, Corey Henry, Erik Liu, Paola Manzano, Tori Sampson, Keqin Wang, and Sarah Winn.


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1:00 PM - 9:00 PM, February 13



Pixy Liao: Futari (Two Persons)
Light Work Gallery

Price: Free
Light Work Gallery
316 Waverly Ave., Syracuse University, Syracuse

"Futari (Two Persons)" is an exhibition of photographs depicting the ongoing relationship between the artist Pixy Liao and her Japanese partner and muse Moro. From the beginning of their collaboration, Liao took the role of the director, arranging and posing Moro, so that together they challenge traditional heterosexual roles. For 14 years now, Liao and Moro have continued to explore ideas of control, dominance, gender, and sexuality through photography.


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Film
 

2:00 PM, February 13



Stretching Boundaries: The Life Work of Sculptor Arlene Abend
Everson Museum of Art

Price: $8 general admission, free for members
Hosmer Auditorium, Everson Museum
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Join us for a film screening about the life and work of sculptor Arlene Abend, produced and directed by Daylight Blue Media.

With endless determination and unwavering commitment to her craft, Syracuse-based sculptor Arlene Abend has developed a body of work in steel, bronze, and resin that effortlessly moves between whimsy and gravitas. Combining elements of realism and abstraction, Abend's sculpture addresses topics ranging from social justice to family dynamics to the natural world. What unites her body of work is the artist's constant drive to experiment with methods and materials, always asking herself, "what if?" as she approaches each new project.

This film sheds light on Abend's innovative nature as well as her strength and resilience as both a woman and an artist.

Ms. Abend's current exhibition, "Arlene Abend: Resolute," is on view now through April 17.


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Music
 

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM, February 13



Jazz on Tap: Alex Becerra & Friends
CNY Jazz Arts Foundation

Price: Free
Finger Lakes On Tap
35 Fennell St., Skaneateles


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4:00 PM - 5:30 PM, February 13



Sundays Live Series: Singing Strings with Piano
Civic Morning Musicals
Edgar Tumajyan, violin; Jessica Tumajyan, viola; Ida Tili-Trebicka, piano

Price: $25
Park Central Presbyterian Church
504 E. Fayette St., Syracuse


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4:00 PM, February 13



Music and Message: Love
Hendricks Chapel

Price: Free
Hendricks Chapel
Syracuse University, Syracuse

It's February and love is in the air! Setnor School of Music jazz vocalists Caroline Bergan, Naja Butler, McKenna Fenimore, and Nate Juman share jazz standards and original songs on the theme of love. The Hendricks Chapel Choir performs Gerald Finzi's My Lovely One.

Program will take place in person and on Zoom.


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Monday, February 14, 2022


Art
 

10:00 AM - 8:30 PM, February 14



Shanequa Gay: carry the wait
Community Folk Art Center

Community Folk Art Center
805 E. Genesee St., Syracuse


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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM, February 14



2022 Art Photography Annual
Light Work Gallery

Price: Free
Light Work Gallery
316 Waverly Ave., Syracuse University, Syracuse

Light Work announces the 2022 Art Photography Annual exhibition of photographs by seniors in the Department of Film and Media Arts in the College of Visual and Performing Arts at Syracuse University. Many students work with Light Work throughout their undergraduate careers and become an integral source of the energy, passion, and excitement that define our organization. The staff and community congratulate all of these young artists on their accomplishments and wish them the best in their bright futures in the field of photography.

The exhibiting artists are Alice Adams, Luke Anaclerio, Lauren Bertelson, Marijke Pieters-Kwiers, Abigail Fritz, Corey Henry, Erik Liu, Paola Manzano, Tori Sampson, Keqin Wang, and Sarah Winn.


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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM, February 14



Pixy Liao: Futari (Two Persons)
Light Work Gallery

Price: Free
Light Work Gallery
316 Waverly Ave., Syracuse University, Syracuse

"Futari (Two Persons)" is an exhibition of photographs depicting the ongoing relationship between the artist Pixy Liao and her Japanese partner and muse Moro. From the beginning of their collaboration, Liao took the role of the director, arranging and posing Moro, so that together they challenge traditional heterosexual roles. For 14 years now, Liao and Moro have continued to explore ideas of control, dominance, gender, and sexuality through photography.


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Tuesday, February 15, 2022


Art
 

9:30 AM - 6:00 PM, February 15



Organic Abstraction
Edgewood Gallery

Edgewood Gallery
216 Tecumseh Rd., Syracuse

Mary Giehl: beaded work on fabric depicting the beauty of microscopic images in their random complexities; inspired by waterborne organisms and brain activities. Also showing "Candy" series of brightly colored bronze children's shoes , reminiscent of sweet and lovely times in childhood

Davana Robedee: Japanese stitch resist shibori dye technique using homegrown indigo on silk; creating shapes and patterns inspired by the artist's dreams

Judi Witkin: hand beaded items including necklaces, bracelets, earrings, and whimsical boxes


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10:00 AM - 8:30 PM, February 15



Shanequa Gay: carry the wait
Community Folk Art Center

Community Folk Art Center
805 E. Genesee St., Syracuse


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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, February 15



2022 Art Photography Annual
Light Work Gallery

Price: Free
Light Work Gallery
316 Waverly Ave., Syracuse University, Syracuse

Light Work announces the 2022 Art Photography Annual exhibition of photographs by seniors in the Department of Film and Media Arts in the College of Visual and Performing Arts at Syracuse University. Many students work with Light Work throughout their undergraduate careers and become an integral source of the energy, passion, and excitement that define our organization. The staff and community congratulate all of these young artists on their accomplishments and wish them the best in their bright futures in the field of photography.

The exhibiting artists are Alice Adams, Luke Anaclerio, Lauren Bertelson, Marijke Pieters-Kwiers, Abigail Fritz, Corey Henry, Erik Liu, Paola Manzano, Tori Sampson, Keqin Wang, and Sarah Winn.


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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, February 15



Pixy Liao: Futari (Two Persons)
Light Work Gallery

Price: Free
Light Work Gallery
316 Waverly Ave., Syracuse University, Syracuse

"Futari (Two Persons)" is an exhibition of photographs depicting the ongoing relationship between the artist Pixy Liao and her Japanese partner and muse Moro. From the beginning of their collaboration, Liao took the role of the director, arranging and posing Moro, so that together they challenge traditional heterosexual roles. For 14 years now, Liao and Moro have continued to explore ideas of control, dominance, gender, and sexuality through photography.


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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, February 15



Per(Sister): Incarcerated Women of the United States
SU Art Galleries

Price: Free
SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

"Per(Sister): Incarcerated Women of the United States" explores the root causes of mass incarceration in the U.S. through art inspired by the interviews of 30 formerly-incarcerated women of Louisiana — the state known as the "Prison Capital of the World." Co-curated in partnership with formerly incarcerated women, "Per(Sister)" seeks to build awareness of the crucial issues that impact women before, during, and after incarceration. The exhibition shares stories of loss, hope, despair, survival, triumph, and persistence in a variety of forms, demonstrating simultaneously the universal struggles faced by communities impacted by incarceration and the personal resilience of each woman featured.

"Per(Sister): Incarcerated Women of the United States" is a traveling exhibition produced by the Newcomb Art Museum of Tulane University in New Orleans.


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Lecture
 

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM, February 15



Zoom Webinar with Pixy Liao
Light Work Gallery

Online


Pixy Liao presents a Zoom webinar describing her work in photography, video, sculpture, and music. Liao is interested in what happens when a man and woman flip the power and sex roles set by a traditional heterosexual relationship.

Zoom registration


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Music
 

8:00 PM, February 15



Student Composers Concert
Syracuse University Setnor School of Music

Online


The concert will present works by Jaclyn Breeze, Dylan Kim, Hannah Dale Scarborough, Christian Schmidt, Holden Shea, and Noah Sherman.

Watch the livestream.


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