The History Center in Tompkins County 401 E State St
Made in Tompkins County: A Timeline of Local Enterprise
October 7th – February 18th, 2017
Tompkins County is well known for its educational institutions. What is less known is its rich industrial history.
From its earliest days it has been the home of inventors and entrepreneurs – people who laid the commercial foundation of a prosperous community.
This broad survey takes a look at the long sweep of enterprise in Tompkins County, from its earliest days to the 21st century.
Lifelong (119 W Court St).
Carl Schofield, Photographs
After retiring, Carl Schofield turned his eye to from examining the impact of acid rain as part of Cornell’s department of Natural Resources to capturing images of landscapes, nature, and travel. Some of his infrared landscape photography, an area of particular interest to him, was featured in Popular Photography, 2001.
Community Arts Partnership (171 E State St).
CAP-a-Palooza Art Sale Extraordinaire
Hundreds of pieces of donated art will be displayed in the CAP ArtSpace Gallery, all available for purchase right off the walls! Prices will range from $25 for the majority of unframed work, and $35 to $250 for framed pieces. Work on display will continue to be replenished as sales are made throughout the month of September. The sale ends on September 30th.
If you have art you’d like to donate, e-mail Robin Schwartz at firstname.lastname@example.org to make a drop off/pick up arrangement. Donations are tax deductible and CAP will provide a receipt.
Cellar d’Or (136 The Commons).
Michael Goscinsky, Wood Block Prints
A printmaker for over fifty five years, Michael Goscinsky produces wood block prints that combine animal images with Asian symbols. His prints are spiritual and complex by nature but also have a simplicity which appeals to the dichotomy in all of us.
Sunny Days (123 S Cayuga Street).
Mark O. Johnson, Through an Old Window
West Danby-ite Mark O. Johnson finds the best of both worlds with the unpredictable Upstate New York weather. Driving around, exploring, and scouring for old windows on sunny days and painting on rainy days, his creations really capture the local landscape. His amazing windows go well with any wall color, and be sure to notice how the shadows linger on the wall behind the glass.
Benjamin Peters (120 The Commons)
Vanessa Velez, We Are All Light Beams
Vanessa Velez is a fellow human just wanting to share her idea of our true nature: light beams. I am eternally grateful to be able to share this experience with each other, as we become one in this communion of love.
Hilton Garden Inn (130 E Seneca St).
Ella Dean, age 12, Petals. I love photography. I always believed I had a special eye for beautiful things, and I love nature.
Owen Mann, Turning Ceramic Sculptures into botanical life