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From left to right: Sue Perlgut and Caryl Henry Alexander, the collaborators of the exhibition Stand Up Women! Older Women & Social Activism in Tompkins County.

Art exhibit tackles social activism topics through visual art and interviews

By Elizabeth Kharabadze, Newsletter Editor November 12, 2023
On the first Friday of every month, Ithaca locals and visitors are invited to take a stroll downtown to experience in-person shows and displays highlighting the local creative art scene, depicting a colorful assortment of artistic talent. One exhibit, however, is personally examining the relationship between art and activism.

Naming the Unnamable

By Maggie Bryan and Ray Milburn January 25, 2023

Local artist Bree Barton was inspired to create Naming the Unnameable Exhibit: Youth Stories of Resilience and Survival after talking with others about mental health.

Young artists challenge mental health stigma

By Matt Minton, Co Life and Culture Editor January 24, 2023
The “Naming the Unnameable Exhibit: Youth Stories of Resilience and Survival” art installation is showcasing personal stories of trauma and overcoming obstacles in different forms.
From Aug. 25-Oct. 12, Toby Barnes and Katerina Riesings art will be displayed at the Handwerker Gallery. Barnes show, titled Batik Futuriste! explores the traditional and modern forms of art. Riesings show, titled Well Worn, explores the parts of the human body and seeks to destigmatize the discomfort people feel when discussing it.

New exhibits open at Handwerker Gallery

By Katie Krom, Staff Writer September 7, 2022
Two shows currently inhabit the walls of the Handwerker Gallery with vibrant colors and bold shapes on one side and delicate portraits of the human body on the other.
Ajamu Xs section of the On Our Backs: The Revolutionary Art of Queer Sex Work exhibition in the Handwerker gallery displays queer literature.

Queer sex work exhibit educates IC students

By Eva Salzman, Managing Editor March 3, 2022
Ajamu X's section of the "On Our Backs: The Revolutionary Art of Queer Sex Work" exhibition in the Handwerker gallery displays queer literature.
Ithaca-based artist Alice Muhlback unveiled her exhibition “Once Upon an Eye” on Dec. 3 in the Eye Gallery, located at 126 East State St. Muhlback’s work combines minimalist characters with pastel and neutral tones. The gallery will be open to the public for free until Dec. 18.

Local ‘Once Upon an Eye’ gallery open in Ithaca until Dec. 18

By Silas White, Staff Writer December 7, 2016
The exhibit is named after an animated short film of the same name, which features original work by local artist Alice Muhlback.
Art associate professor Nydia Blas’ work “The Girls Who Spun Gold” displays a remake of her childhood room at the Handwerker Gallery until Oct. 12. Her exhibit attempted to portray notions of sexuality, racism and gender discrimination through the lives of half a dozen young girls.

‘Sun Flare’ exhibit at IC addresses themes of passion and youth

By Erica Dischino, Staff Writer September 21, 2016
The Handwerker Gallery’s first exhibit of the 2016–17 academic year, “Sun Flare,” which opened Aug. 31 and will remain open until Oct. 12.
Extrapolate features photographs, paintings, drawings and more, and will be open until May 1.

Newest exhibit connects Ithaca College artists to landscapes

By Tyla Pink, Staff Writer April 27, 2016
"Extrapolate," the Creative Space Gallery's newest exhibit, features artwork from 12 Ithaca College students commenting on their relationship to their environments.
Visitors at “The Inheritance” exhibit are given a pair of 3-D glasses that, when worn, animates the graphics displayed on the screens to convey a sense of virtual reality.

Everyday objects inherit forms of virtual reality

By Tyla Pink, Staff Writer December 7, 2015
"The Inheritance" exhibit by Huang Hsin-Chien features everyday actions presented along with video and animation.
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