April 5, 2010 - 9:38am
Explore the creative efforts aimed at keeping the local arts community thriving.

If the following profiles on artists, galleries and collectors are any indication, the Syracuse-area art scene has support and is quite alive in many respects.

Several participate in Third Thursday, a free event that involves two dozen Syracuse galleries and museums on the third Thursday of every month. The next event is scheduled for 5-8 p.m. on April 15.

March 2, 2010 - 3:49pm
Former SU professor, Jan Navales makes and sells textile screenprint art from her studio in the Delavan Center.

Alone in a quaint, cluttered studio at the Delavan Center in downtown Syracuse, Jan Navales crafts fabric art, with a distinct Irish upbringing, and more than 30 years experience. A self-taught artist, Navales returned to her hometown in Syracuse to create and market her work full-time.