October 8–November 11, 2016
CNY Arts’ 43rd Annual On My Own Time exhibition connects Central New York businesses in a collaboration that promotes the benefits of the creative process across community sectors. Original works created by amateur artists working in a variety of professions were displayed at their work sites. This professional juried selection recognizes the outstanding works by employees of 16 Central New York companies and organizations participating in On My Own Time 2016.
September 9 – November 20, 2016
Civic Virtue: all over the floor brings together a unique selection of artworks from the Everson’s collection that address the difficult, yet essential, role an active citizenry plays within a healthy democracy.
September 24 – December 31, 2016
Drawn from the Everson’s collection, this exhibition features an eclectic mix of works that address the theme of life in the home over the past 150 years. Including paintings, sculptures, prints, drawings, photographs, video, ceramics, and decorative arts objects, Home Sweet Home presents a multi-faceted view of the home, its spaces, furnishings, and inhabitants.
August 19 – September 25, 2016
19 25August September
Coordinated by ARISE, a non-profit agency based in Syracuse, UNIQUE celebrates the artistic talents of Central New Yorkers living with disabilities. The works included in this exhibition eloquently speak to the myriad thoughts, ideas, and feelings that all humans share, regardless of individual ability or circumstance. The annual competition invites submissions of art and literature which are then selected for display by a panel of judges, and the works are exhibited in several venues throughout CNY.
September 24 – December 31, 2016
Angela Fraleigh, based in New York City and Allentown, co-opts the techniques, media, and styles of the European Old Masters to create monumental paintings of female figures that explore social constructs of gender, power, and identity. Combining abstraction and realism, her visually seductive and complicated paintings reflect on art history, literature, and popular culture. For the Everson, Fraleigh presents new paintings inspired by works in the Everson’s collection, women of the Arts and Crafts movement and important female figures in the history of Central New York.
June 4 – July 31, 2016
4 31June July
WaterCRAFT combines quilts and model boats in a celebration of creativity and ingenuity inspired by artist Marie Lorenz’s journey along the historic Erie Canal. The exhibition features original model boats designed and built by community members and contemporary quilts by some of the finest quilters in the region that explore and interpret the theme of water. We are currently accepting entries for this exhibition. Click here for more information.
On view through December 17, 2016
The culmination of Marie Lorenz’s journey along the Erie Canal and the Hudson River in the summer of 2016, this multi-media exhibition brings together new works along with research, documentation and materials from the voyage.
May 21 – August 15, 2016
15 21May August
New York-based artist Kate Gilmore combines humor and physical endurance in her feminist-inspired works to create strikingly memorable performances and videos. Gilmore’s performances typically showcase the artist or other women femininely dressed and engaged in monotonous, physically arduous, and often rather inane tasks that call out and disrupt gender stereotypes. For the Everson, Gilmore presents a selection of video performances spanning more than a decade as well as a new temporary sculptural installation created specifically for the Everson Community Plaza. Linking the indoor and outdoor components, performers will activate the public sculpture throughout the summer.
June 4 – August 28, 2016
4 28June August
The Everson Biennial has been an important platform for contemporary art by New York State artists since its inception in 1974, offering an outlet for creative visual expression and facilitating lively conversations about both what contemporary art is and what it has the power to become. Kindred Beasts continues this tradition by presenting a carefully selected group of eight artists whose work focuses on the use of fiber and clay. Each artist interprets the medium in unique and innovative ways, while remaining deeply engaged with tradition and respectful of the past. Representing six counties across the state, the artists are: Joe Fyfe, Jeffrey Gibson, Sarah Hewitt, Liz Lurie, Matt Nolen, Sarah Saulson, Bobby Silverman and Linda Sormin.
Exhibition extended to July 15!
In 1965 the Museum of Modern Art opened The Responsive Eye, a landmark exhibition which featured works by 100 modern artists who used abstract forms to examine how different shapes, patterns and colors could affect the eye of a viewer. Often called “Op Art” due to their relationships to the study of optics and optical illusions, these works appear to move, shimmer, or vibrate despite the fact that they are stationary. This exhibition revisits the work of four of the artists included in the seminal survey: Josef Albers, Richard Anuszkiewicz, Frank Stella and Victor Vasarely, as well as their Latin contemporary Jesús Rafael Soto.