December 6th, Kitchen Theatre Company / Judith Holliday Lobby Gallery

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Kitchen Theatre Company / Judith Holliday Lobby Gallery 417 W. MLK, Jr. St.

Stiller Zusman- Up Is Down

Stiller Zusman is currently the resident scenic artist for the Kitchen Theatre.  She comes to theater having been making images and objects for over 30 years. Her work follows her fascination with visual anomalies, woven shapes, edges, water, precarious balance and visual space. Her artwork has been shown internationally, in private collections, commissions and public installations of sculpture.  She has an MFA in Sculpture (1983) as well as a Masters in Clinical Art therapy (1986).  She taught sculpture and painting at SUNY Cortland. Her own teaching studio called Abovoagogo was on Seneca Street around the block from the theater for many years.

 

November 1st,The Brain Shoppe

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The Brain Shoppe, 210 E. State St.

Stan Bowman-App-Stracts

I grew up in California, USA, received a BA in Architecture in 1964, and a MFA in photography from the University of New Mexico in 1973. Following graduation I was appointed as a professor at Cornell University in the Art Department where I taught photography and digital imaging for almost 30 years. In 1999 I retired to pursue my career as an artist full time.

My works have been exhibited nationally and internationally for over 40 years as a photographer, painter, and digital artist. My artwork is in such collections as the San Francisco Museum of Art, Bibiliotech National in Paris, German Photographic Society, and many other locations.

I consider myself currently to be a digital montage artist as I assemble images digitally. Sometimes I use photo’s and sometimes I create in a program on the computer from scratch. I have used a flatbed scanner extensively to scan objects digitally with high resolutions into a computer where I enhance their visual characteristics. I then digitally collage and layer these scans in Adobe Photoshop, adding, altering and collaging for emphasis and interest. Recently I have been creating shaped artworks composed of layers of ink jet giclee prints on canvas, sometimes stretched on wood frames and more recently glued down on a new plastic sheeting material.

November 1st,Community School of Music and Arts (CSMA)

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Community School of Music and Arts (CSMA) 330 E. MLK Jr./ State St.

      Hilando Fino / Finespun

    José Buenaventura González and Paulina Velázquez Solís

    A dialogue between traditional and contemporary textile art 

 Un diálogo entre obras de arte textil tradicional y contemporáneo 

One medium and two very different artists, both stemming from the deep, complex roots of Latin American culture. Hilando Fino / Finespun brings together the textile works of master weaver and organic dyer José Buenaventura González, an indigenous Zapotec artist from Oaxaca, Mexico, and Mexican-Costa Rican visual artist Paulina Velázquez Solís. Their work engages us in a conversation that explores the human relationship with nature and history, and the interplay of permanence and change in the lived experiences of the artists as individuals and as members of the larger indigenous and mestizo, Mexican and Central American, Latin American and American, globalized communities of which they are part.

Please join us on Gallery Night at 6:00 PM for a guided tour of the exhibition lead by the artists, and at 7:00 PM for a special presentation in celebration of the Day of the Dead / Día de Muertos. Hosted by Cultura! and the Latino Civic Association of Tompkins County.

November 1st, Hair Color Art

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Hair Color Art 112 W. Green St., Press Bay Court

Gaia Woolf-Nightingall- Elements of Magic: Celtic Mandalas

Meditative elemental mandalas imbued with sacred intention. Bring color and design to our flourishing understanding and kinship with the elements of life, air, fire water and earth, each woven together with ancient Celtic symbols, express divine purpose and will. Find Gaia at earthelementalart.Com gaiawoolfnightingall@gmail.com

 

November 1st, Gimme! Coffee

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Gimme! Coffee 506 W. State St.

Cartagena, Colombia -Photography by Gwen Elizabeth Bullock and Caitlin Curtis

 Gwen and Caitlin, Mother and Daughter, traveled to Cartagena, Colombia in April 2019 and documented the colorful streets and culture of the historic district. the show runs the month of November at Gimme! cafe State Street. Opening reception November 1 @5-6:30 pm

November 1st,Community Arts Partnership “CAP ArtSpace”

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Community Arts Partnerships “CAP ArtSpace” 110 N. Tioga St.

 

How Did We Get Here? Migration Exhibit Takes Over CAP ArtSpace in November

From the earliest arrival of the Gayogohó:no people to the stream of students, workers, teachers, artists, researchers, entrepreneurs, refugees and others who come to live here every year, the story of Ithaca and Tompkins County is a story of migration, settlement and displacement.

This exhibition and event series How Did We Get Here? seeks to enrich the local dialogue on these issues, both here and in the world. It is a community response to trends in the national conversation about migration, as well as to the show how the light gets in at the Johnson Museum of Art at Cornell.    

The exhibit features political cartoons about migration from around the world curated by Nicaraguan cartoonist and Ithaca City of Asylum artist-in-residence Pedro Molina; photography and text from the Their Story is Our Story project curated by Ithaca College associate professor Paul Wilson; and reflections on the Johnson Museum’s exhibition by graphic design students of IC assistant professor Patti Capaldi.

How Did We Get Here? is organized by the People’s Pop-Up Project, an ad hoc consortium of individuals and community groups. The local nonprofit Weave Community is hosting the effort. Partners include Ithaca City of Asylum (ICOA), the Community Arts Partnership of Tompkins County, Open Doors English, WRFI Community Radio and Cinemapolis. The annual CAP ArtSpace sponsor is the Tompkins Trust Company.

Find the full schedule of free and open to the public events at http://weavecommunity.org/migration

 

 

November 1st, Press Café

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Press Café 118 W. Green St., Press Bay Alley

Erin Deneuville-Collage

 Erin Deneuville is an Ithaca based artist interested in exploring themes of domesticity. Erin is displaying recent collages at Press Cafe this month.