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Mara Baldwin, director of the Handwerker Gallery, spent a week in August creating art at the Elizabeth Murray Artist Residency.

Handwerker Gallery director awarded prestigious art residency

By Eva Salzman, Life and Culture Editor September 8, 2021
Mara Baldwin, director of the Handwerker Gallery, spent a week in August creating art at the Elizabeth Murray Artist Residency.
Art Preparator Brian Quan and senior Annie Shaw are working hard to prepare the Handwerker Gallery for its opening Feb. 24.

The Handwerker Gallery opens its doors once again

By Eva Salzman, Assistant Life & Culture editor February 23, 2021
Art Preparator Brian Quan and senior Annie Shaw are working hard to prepare the Handwerker Gallery for its opening Feb. 24.
In her photo series for the showcase, Alisha Tamarchenkos 20 captured the mudpots at Yellowstone National Park in 2018. Every spring, the Handwerker Gallery hosts a showcase for seniors at Ithaca College, this year held digitally.

Online showcase celebrates graduated seniors’ artwork

By Arleigh Rodgers May 17, 2020
Every spring, the Handwerker Gallery hosts a showcase for seniors at Ithaca College, this year held digitally.
Anna Gardner ’19 is taking over the Handwerker Gallery as interim manager. The usual director, Mara Baldwin, is on parental leave until November. Gardner will manage three events and a few smaller projects on campus.

Alumn Anna Gardner temporarily takes over Handwerker

By Arleigh Rodgers, Assistant Life & Culture Editor September 3, 2019

As an undergraduate, Anna Gardner ’19 worked at Ithaca College’s Handwerker Gallery. In May, she was given the position of interim gallery manager, a temporary position she will hold for Fall 2019.  “It’s...

Seven red-winged blackbirds soar across the back of Egbert Hall, near the Free Speech Rock. The mural was painted by Nani Chacon, who worked to make the mural compliment the student body and its important location.

Muralist paints mural that reflects student body

By Avery Alexander, Life & Culture Editor August 29, 2019

This June, the Ithaca College community received a new addition to its scenery: a vibrant mural of soaring birds on the wall next to the Free Speech Rock. The mural is by artist Nani Chacon, who is...

Susan Weisands Time Breaks Open depicts cross sections of the earth made from textured and painted paper. The series is showing alongside Leslie Bracks Memorandum which capture the archaic world of filing cabinets.

The Handwerker Gallery explores new conceptions of time

By Silas White, Assistant Life & Culture Editor September 7, 2017
“The evolution of how this landscape was formed, I find to be incredible,” she said. “The sense of time that’s involved is almost incomprehensible."
The Handwerker gallery will screen Gen Silent, a documentary about the struggle members of the LGBTQ community face as they reach old age.

‘Gen Silent’ sparks LGBTQ discussion at the Handwerker Gallery

By Colette Piasecki-Masters, Staff Writer February 8, 2017
Discrimination against elderly members of the LGBTQ community may include shunning them, neglecting their care or attempting to convert them.
Ben Altmans work, The More That Is Taken Away, is featured in The Handwerker Gallerys new exhibition, Dark Passage. It is made up of photos, photos on fabrics and video loops.

The Handwerker Gallery features new exhibition ‘Dark Passage’

By Preston Arment, Staff Writer November 9, 2016
"Dark Passage" includes two bodies of work created by local artists: “Dissolve” and “The More That is Taken Away.” It will be open until Dec. 11.
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.
Sophomore Anna Gardner, one of the student collaborators for the project “Official Unofficial Voting Station: Voting for all who legally can’t” took her ballot to the polls Aug. 31 when the piece opened. The station will be up until Nov. 8.

IC Handwerker Gallery opened its Unofficial Voting station

By Taylor Zambrano, Life & Culture Editor August 31, 2016
On Aug. 31, the Handwerker Gallery debuted Sifuentes’ most recent project “Official Unofficial Voting Stations: Voting for all who legally can’t” which was inspired by her inability to vote due to her citizenship status.
The Handwerker gallerys latest exhibit, No/Good Place, features work from several Finnish artists commenting on the boundaries between utopia and dystopia in society.

Finnish art finds place in Handwerker exhibit

By Tyla Pink, STAFF WRITER March 30, 2016
“No/Good Place: Utopian Art in Finland” creates a conversation about utopia from the lens of one of Europe’s most northern and isolated countries.
The Complaints Choir, pictured above, is a new music exhibition organized by the Handwerker Gallery, in which members and non-members are invited to submit their complaints and have them be turned into song.

New exhibition transforms complaints to music

By Silas White, Staff Writer February 3, 2016
Through the Complains Choir, a new music exhibition organized by the Handwerker Gallery, complaints from any person can be submitted and turned into a song.
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