Snapshots of the Syracuse art scene

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.

XL ProjectsXL Projects bridges college and community

A new art studio in the heart of downtown Syracuse engages the local community with The Hill.



Mexican art display'We were the masks'

A SU professor presents four decades of Mexican art at the Community Folk Arts Center.



Passion for paintingA passion for painting

A local gallery showcases the work of a Camillus artist who remained undiscovered for decades.



Clayscapes Gallery

Clayscapes Gallery does more than display

The experience of a gallery, studio and classroom blend together in one location.



Transmedia Art ShowBest in show changes model standards

A SU senior's unconventional models top Light Work art gallery's Transmedia Photography Annual exhibit.



Jan Navales, Irish printmaker

Irish artist, teacher and businesswoman

Former SU professor Jan Navales makes and sells textile screenprint art from her studio in the Delavan Center.



Stephan Stoyanov's Phantoms

'Phantoms' invade Syracuse

Curator Stephan Stoyanov brings his exhibit "Phantoms" to Syracuse's Red House Arts Center.



Civil Rights PhotosJailed civil-rights activists photos offer a glimpse into history

More than 300 civil-rights activists were arrested in Jackson, Miss., in 1961 for defying segregation. Their mug shots, including Syracuse resident Rev. LeRoy Wright, were on display at the ArtRage gallery.

Syracuse University Department of Art Education

We are presenting our semester event this Saturday from 1-3pm, which would make a great subject for this page.

What: The Big Show - an exhibit of artwork by the young people in the community who participate in our Saturday Art Workshops, taught by Methods & Practice of Art Education students.

Where: Inn Complete, Skytop Road, South Campus

When: Saturday, April 10th, from 1pm-3pm

All are welcome!

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