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Ithacon 46 was held at Ithaca College on April 22 and 23, featuring comic books for sale, fans, artists and cosplayers.

Comic book convention returns to Ithaca for 46th year

April 25, 2023

Since 1976, the Comic Book Club of Ithaca has been organizing Ithacon, a local comic book-centered convention. With the exception of 2020, Ithacon has been running annually for members of the Ithaca community...

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.
The Ithacan Life & Culture staff highlighted some of the music released during the summer 2022 music season.

Review: Summer 2022 album releases

By Eleanor Kay, Jadyn Davis, and Tess Ferguson August 23, 2022
Beyoncé, Harry Styles and Mt. Joy are among the many artists who released new music during the summer 2022 music season.

IC Creatives: Jack McGranaghan

By Becky Lindquist March 23, 2022
Jack McGranaghan talks about his process creating "The Clouds Underneath Me," his most recent album that is available on Spotify.

IC Creatives: Emily Jimenez 

March 16, 2021

Artist and theater student Emily Jimenez shares their illustrations and love of acting.

Paloma Barhaugh-Bordas creates a monoprint that went into the exhibition at Buffalo Arts Studio. She produced much of that work as an artist in residence at Women’s Studio Workshop this summer. Monoprinting is a process of transferring an image to paper using a printing press, and it has a painting-like quality.

Q&A: Professor explores invasive species through art exhibit

By Brontë Cook October 9, 2019
It’s maybe one of the more experimental shows that I've tried.
Poet, entrepreneur and philanthropist Brandi Herrera spoke about Helado Rosa Feb. 15.

Artist discusses project to promote work by Mexican artisans

By Phoebe Harms, Staff Writer February 18, 2018
The project catalogs works of Mexican artisans and organizes them into collections, each collection inspired by a specific color palette.
Nick Sagan, instructor in the Department of Media Arts, Sciences and Studies, is the son of scientist icon  Carl Sagan. Nick decided to pursue film and science fiction writing through significant support from his father.

Q&A: Nick Sagan pushes beyond his father’s legacy

By Brianna Ruback, Staff Writer April 12, 2017
Everyone looks to find their own path — but you’re also the product of where you come from.
Deja View: Piracy

Deja View: Piracy

By Kendyl Bennett, Podcast Editor April 11, 2017

In a micro edition of Deja View, Reviews Editor Jake Leary sat down with Assistant Multimedia Editor Matt Maloney to talk about the moral grey area of piracy. You can read Matt's review of ALL-AMERICAN...

Junior Samantha Holek observes a piece from artist Julia Randalls Oral Fixation exhibit on Aug. 25 in the Handwerker Gallery. Randalls drawings play off of Sigmund Freuds studies on oral fixation in childhood.

Artist Julia Randall’s pieces featured in Handwerker Gallery

By Tylor Colby, Staff Writer August 27, 2014
Artist Julia Randall's hyperrealistic drawings are featured in the Handwerker Gallery in an exhibit titled "Oral Fixations."
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Pieces of identity

By Nina Varilla, Staff Writer March 26, 2014
The Handwerker Gallery's latest exhibit, "Strange Bedfellows," explores themes of LGBT identity through artwork.
A found object structure made of cardboard and wood sits in the Handwerker Gallery. The piece is a part of the exhibit Your Margins, Your Rivers, Your Diminutive Villages by Patte Loper, who will give a talk at 6 p.m. Feb. 20 in the gallery.

Artist blends found objects with traditional painting

By Evin Billington, Accent Editor February 19, 2014
Boston- and Brooklyn-based artist Patte Loper's work is featured in the Handwerker Gallery until March 7 in an exhibit titled "Your Margins, Your Rivers, Your Diminutive Villages." She will give a talk at 6 p.m. Feb. 20 in the Handwerker Gallery.
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