February 1st, Padma Center For Natural Therapies

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Padma Center For Natural Therapies, 114 W Buffalo St

Paintings by Kathy Schlough

Kathy Schlough began painting about 15 years ago, and jumped right in
with a vigorous passion to accurately illustrate the natural beauty
that she found herself surrounded by in everyday life. She began with
small items such as an apple or grapes on the vine but quickly moved
on to more challenging arrangements.

As her artistic abilities improved Kathy began incorporating Feng Shui
– another passion of hers – into her illustrations. Paintings such as
the Buddha and the Rose, Bamboo Stalks, and the Mallards all display
heavy Feng Shui influences.

Kathy was a member of the Guild of Natural Science Illustrators where
she learned to recreate common plants such as a milkweed in exquisite
detail. Many examples of “weeds” can be seen in her work, showcasing
her eye for beauty in otherwise underappreciated plant species.

Kathy passed away in 2018 after battling stage 4 ovarian cancer for 18
months. The artwork she left behind reminds us of her passion to
challenge herself with new pursuits, her love of nature and the
natural beauty of this world, and her caring eye for the often
underappreciated aspects of life.

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February 1st, New Roots Charter School

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Elevator Music and Art Gallery, New Roots Charter School, 116 N Cayuga St
Another Young Teen Catches Photo Bug
Photographs by Jeffrey Juran

Just gifted with money, I bought equipment in order to capture images of what I was experiencing, age thirteen, 1969. These photos were taken in the years following, done on roll-my-own Tri-X 35mm film, recently scanned & printed digitally. Ironically, darkroom work was my favorite part of the process then, but seeing these now (sans the darkroom work) perhaps makes it still worthwhile.

February 1st, Hilton Garden Inn

Hilton Garden Inn, 130 E. Seneca Street

Lindy Joy Cummings 2019

My photos are all about ice, light, color, shape. Since water reflects what is around it, whether it is melted or frozen, and since I take my photos outside, it is often the sky that is reflected. It can be sunrise or sunset or a bright blue sunny day or lovely puffy clouds…and it will show in my ice. Or it the background could be a patch of winter grass that the deer dug up..

Sometimes the day is so dull and grey that I take the ice back to my porch, find the best light and put some color nearby for it to reflect.

In the Finger Lakes we grow lots of grapevines, both cultivated and wild. In the early spring it might rain and drops gather in the coils of grapevine, and then in the night freeze over. If you arise before the sun melts them you will see the ice crystals caught in the vines.

Also in the spring we might get a freeze after the flowers have bloomed, so you will see flowers in some. It is always a surprise to see what the day will bring.

So if you see some old crazy lady in ski pants and rubber boots and two down jackets, and a pink face mask lying in a creek…don’t panic it is probably only me looking for the magic of ice.

Lindy uses a Rebel T1i with a 60mm macro lens and Lightroom editing programs for contrast, cropping, and sometimes a slight color boost. Mostly what you see is what she found. These photos were taken in the Ithaca area, and in Sussex, England. To see more go to www.SmugMug.com wand search for Lindy Joy Cummings or go to www.LindyJoyCummings.com

February 1st, The Ink Shop Studio Gallery (2nd floor)

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The Ink Shop Studio Gallery (2nd floor)330 E.State / MLK Street
Ink Shop – Tuesday to Friday 1-6 PM, Sat 12-4 PM
Contact: The Ink Shop 607-277-3884
Email: artists@ink-shop.org Web site: www.ink-shop.org

I See You (IC/CU) 2019 February 1 – March 29, 2019
The Ink Shop is pleased to host the 4th joint show of prints by students of two strong printmaking programs at Ithaca College and Cornell University.The fine art print possesses conceptual complexity which is deeply embedded in contemporary art practices. These prints explore aspects of this conversation, questioning what prints are and how they function. These works are richly diverse with unique approaches using traditional methods, ranging from beginner to advanced practitioners.

February 1st, Tompkins County Public Library

Tompkins County Public Library, 101 East Green street

3 exhibits:

Terramovil

Our Artist in Community grant recipient Frances Gallardo will be exhibiting the work she created in residency.  Her work explores elements of movement, passage and transience expressed through a series of lichen-like sculptures, with designs composed of hybrid ‘micro ecosystems’ of buildings and natural organic aerial views (micro and macro).  Through March, 2019.

DRAW A LINE———————— Exploring the Mexican-US Border

Cornell University students in a course led by Professor Amy Sara Carroll: responses to the US-Mexican border in today’s world.   Through February 2018

Winners of the 31th Annual Human Rights Arts Competition, K – 12 grade.  Artwork and poetry winners.  Through Feb. 14 2019

February 1st, Gimme Coffee (Cayuga St)

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Gimme Coffee430 N Cayuga St (closes at 7pm)

Signs, and What Remains by Nic Belott
Local photographer Nic Belott explores feelings of isolation and change through images of commercial landscapes in his series “Signs, and What Remains.” On display at Gimme! Coffee the Cayuga Street location for February 2019.
By highlighting ubiquitous locations and zooming in on a particular moment, the viewer can appreciate the work of time and the hands of other actors like human markings and the growth of plants or the fading of wind.
Cognizant of temporality “And What Remains,” is also a question for both the physical structures displayed and the emotional imprint they exude.

February 1st, Kitchen Theater

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Kitchen Theatre Company Lobby Gallery, 417 W. Martin Luther King, Jr. / State Street.

Resonant Scapes by Uniit Carruyo:

“Resonant Scapes” features Carruyo’s large format abstracts. She uses acrylic paint, ink, fiber, and glass to create harmonic scapes, layered to build a visual chord representing the many instances that combine to compose our individual identities. https://uniit.crevado.com/scapes