December 2: Lot 10

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Lot 10 106 S Cayuga St

New Works by Chet Holcomb

Chet is a full-time artist living and working in Ithaca NY. His works deal with the ups and downs of life.


November 4: Hilton Garden Inn


Hilton Garden Inn 130 Seneca St

Julie Crosby, Wood Fired Pottery

The art of wood firing is a process which allows the flame and ash from the burning wood to interact directly with the pots inside the kiln. This process, together with Julie’s refined forms, makes for unique, one of a kind pottery pieces that are both modern and timeless.

November 4: Kitchen Theatre

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Kitchen Theatre 417 W State St

SURFACE TENSION: An art exhibition by Barbara Mink

Kitchen Theatre Company is pleased to offer “SURFACE TENSION: An art exhibition by Barbara Mink” in its Judith Holiday Lobby Gallery.

Mink says, “I am inspired by creating and counterbalancing formal oppositions of line and color, form and space, light and dark, organic and architectonic, diffusion and thickening, surface and depth.”

November 4: Lifelong

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Lifelong 119 W Court St

The Nature of Water

Artist Fred Warner has always felt the strong pull of the outdoors.  His work, inspired by the scenic beauty of the Ithaca region, embodies his impressions and memories of water, land, and the activities and creatures found here.  The collection of watercolors will be up in the Lifelong gallery until late December.

October 7: Whitham Planning & Design


WHITHAM PLANNING & DESIGN 1 Bank Court (immediately behind 121 East Seneca Street)
Whitham Planning and Design is a Landscape Architecture and Urban Planning firm, working in a wide range of scales and conditions. WPD will be showing images of the Maplewood Redevelopment Project, Chainworks, University Plaza, and SUNY Cortland among others.

October 7: 15 Steps



Master Gem Cutters: Mark Oros And Michael Rizzo

Gem Cutting Demonstration


You’re invited to discover the latest introduction to our jewelry collection: Hashnu Rings by Mark Oros and Michael Rizzo, master gem cutters located in Trumansburg!

Hashnu Rings, exclusive to 15 STEPS, feature exquisite, artisan cut, colored quartz gems set in handcrafted sterling silver settings designed and crafted specifically for Hashnu rings.

As an added treat, Mark and Michael will set up their gem cutting equipment and demonstrate their internationally known cutting styles.  Cool, yes?

In addition to our collection of rings, we will be showing a select group of Hashnu gemstone jewelry for a limited time only… very exciting.

Free gift with purchase: Visit us Friday, the 7th, anytime from 10 until 8, and receive a free gift with your purchase of Hashnu Rings or Hashnu Jewelry.

October 7: Breathe

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Breathe 171 E State St

Elaine Derby will be exhibiting her newest work, titled “Threshold”, a series of fine art black and white portraits of kids, ages 9-15.  These portraits are created at a time where they’re leaving the innocence of childhood behind, and are beginning to step through the doorway of adolescence, independence, and a new identity.  During this transitional stage of life, there’s a lot of peer pressure, physical and emotional development, and often, self-criticism. This can be a difficult time, and through Elaine’s work, kids are able to “see” themselves in a new light, and get a new perspective as to how incredible they really are.
Take a look at more of Elaine’s work on her website at!