MEDITATION: INTUITIVE MIND, CREATIVE ACT
March 7, 3:00pm-4:00pm
$8 Members / $10 Non-Members
*You MUST pre-register to receive the Zoom link to participateBrought to you in collaboration with The Zen Center of Syracuse, Rev. Sherry Chayat, a Zen Master and writer on the arts, will lead us in a period of silent meditation, following the breath as it flows from moment to moment, letting us enter into a relaxed state of awareness and discovery.
September 19, 2020 – November 1, 2020
Appositions features work by recent graduates of Syracuse University’s Studio Arts MFA program in the College of Visual and Performing Arts, including Franco Andres, Brandy Boden, Darcie Brown, Stephen Farrell, Devon Gelhar, Charles Hickey, Eric Mowen, and Katie Shulman.
On view through February 28, 2021
Using portraiture as her point of departure, Lacey McKinney examines themes of identity and embodiment through the human face and figure. Painting with acrylic and oil, she merges multiple faces into one composition—blurring together moments in time. Calling attention to our shifting identities and challenging the history of genre portraiture, McKinney questions how much information can be gleaned from a single portrait.
On View January 11 – March 15, 2020
For British artist Gareth Mason, porcelain is an all-consuming obsession. His lusty manipulation of clay is brought full-circle through the metamorphic power of fire. His surfaces seethe, buckle, and ooze with a tectonic force that reflects his own passion for process. This exhibition is a partnership with the Syracuse University School of Art, with additional support from Laguna Clay Company.
On View January 25 – October 18, 2020
Since acquiring its first works by Adelaide Alsop Robineau in 1916, the Everson Museum of Art has built one of the finest collections of art pottery in the world. Renegades and Reformers revolves around two common personality types among potters: the “renegades” who embarked on highly personal artistic quests that pushed clay and glaze to their limits, and the “reformers,” whose modern designs and social attitudes pushed back against Victorian mores.
On View March 7 – August 9, 2020
Founded in 1923, the Scholastic Art Awards are the nation’s longest-running and most prestigious educational initiative supporting student achievement in the arts. Every year, students across the country in grades 7-12 are invited to enter original works of art in regional competitions. This year, over 2,500 students representing over 100 Central New York schools submitted 5,673 works of art, which was then judged by professional artists, educators, and photographers. The judges award first place (Gold Key), second place (Silver Key), honorable mentions, and special award honorees. Gold Key winners move on to compete at the national level, while a small selection of the Silver Key winners are displayed at the Everson.
On View December 21, 2019 – August 23, 2020
Syracuse-based Iroquois China began as a manufacturer of Victorian fine china, but produced revolutionary dinnerware in the postwar era by designers like Russel Wright and Ben Seibel. Casual China showcases modernist designs produced by Iroquois China, Homer Laughlin, the Hall China Company and others.
On View December 21, 2019 – March 1, 2020
Featuring works made from a variety of printing processes, including woodcuts, lithographs, etchings, and serigraphs, Lasting Impressions explores highlights from the Everson’s collection of twentieth century prints.