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Playthings

Fosdick-Nelson Gallery 2 Pine Street, Alfred, NY 14802, Alfred

Curated by Anthony Nguyen and William Wheeler

February 16 – March 15

Opening reception: February 16, 6-8pm

The Fosdick-Nelson Gallery is proud to present Playthings, curated by Anthony Nguyen and William Wheeler.

 

The curator’s show description reads “By exhibiting artworks that engage play from various artists and designers with disparate artistic practices and concerns, Playthings seeks to broaden our understanding of the intersection between art and play; to imagine both as human activities that may have no clear aim or function outside of themselves; that resist contemporary notions of productivity or instrumentality.” Participating artist include: Jacky Connolly, Harry Dodge, Clare Gatto, Kara Gut, Paul Higham, Jacob Hoving, Stanya Kahn, James Kirkpatrick, Ben Patterson, Emily Sara, Allan Wexler, and Robert Yang.

Playthings will open with a reception on Friday, February 16, 6-8pm, and run through March 21, 2024. The Fosdick-Nelson hours are 12 to 4pm weekdays, and 1 to 3pm weekends, and closed university breaks and holidays.

For more information please contact Sharon McConnell, Director of Galleries.

Open Draw

free community art event

Weekly figure drawing sessions! Free and open to the public, every Friday at 5:30pm.

Models and drawing stands provided at no cost. Bring your own drawing supplies. Light instruction and feedback available.

Free

Open Draw

free community art event

Weekly figure drawing sessions! Free and open to the public, every Friday at 5:30pm.

Models and drawing stands provided at no cost. Bring your own drawing supplies. Light instruction and feedback available.

Free

Open Draw

free community art event

Weekly figure drawing sessions! Free and open to the public, every Friday at 5:30pm.

Models and drawing stands provided at no cost. Bring your own drawing supplies. Light instruction and feedback available.

Free

Born to Frolic: A Lesbian Show

Robert C. Turner Gallery Catwalk 1 Saxon Drive, Alfred

Born to Frolic portrays humorous and playful lesbian erotic images referencing real human experiences. The solo exhibition by Margo Wallace will be on view from March 15-22. Opening Reception March 15th, 6-8 pm at the Robert C. Turner Catwalk.

Free

Open Draw

free community art event

Weekly figure drawing sessions! Free and open to the public, every Friday at 5:30pm.

Models and drawing stands provided at no cost. Bring your own drawing supplies. Light instruction and feedback available.

Free

Kamari Carter Artist in Residence

Holmes Auditorium 1 Saxon Drive, Alfred
Kamari Carter public presentation date has been changed to March 27, 2024 at 4:30pm.

Resident Artist Kamari Carter, sound designer, and installation artist primarily working with sound and found objects, will give a public presentation on Wednesday March 27 at 4:30pm in Holmes Auditorium. Carter’s practice circumvents materiality and familiarity through a variety of recording and amplification techniques to investigate notions such as space, systems of identity, oppression, control, and surveillance.


In Residence: March 18 – 31, 2024

Driven by the probative nature of perception and the concept of conversation and social science, he seeks to expand narrative structures through sonic stillness. Carter’s work has been exhibited at such venues as Automata Arts, MoMA, Mana Contemporary, RISD Museum, The Perez Art Museum Miami, Lenfest Center for the Arts, WaveHill and has been featured in a range of major publications including ArtNet, Precog Magazine, Flash Art Magazine, LevelGround and WhiteWall. Carter holds a BFA in Music Technology from California Institute of the Arts and an MFA in Sound Art from Columbia University and is represented by Microscope Gallery in New York City.

 

The Institute for Electronic Arts is a high technology research studio facility within the School of Art and Design, NYSCC, Alfred University, New York. The IEA encourages and supports projects that involve interactive multi-media systems, experimental sonic/video production, digital imaging, and publications. The IEA is committed to developing cultural interactions spurred by technological experimentation and artistic investigations.

The IEA is supported by the National Endowment for the Arts, The New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Kathy Hochul and the New York State Legislature, the Schein-Joseph Endowment and the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr Foundation.

Free

Open Draw

free community art event

Weekly figure drawing sessions! Free and open to the public, every Friday at 5:30pm.

Models and drawing stands provided at no cost. Bring your own drawing supplies. Light instruction and feedback available.

Free

Open Draw

free community art event

Weekly figure drawing sessions! Free and open to the public, every Friday at 5:30pm.

Models and drawing stands provided at no cost. Bring your own drawing supplies. Light instruction and feedback available.

Free

Wolfbat Wearable Sculpture Workshop

Harder Hall 429

Everyday from April 7-20 12pm-8pm

Harder Hall 429

Spaces are limited so register soon! Register here:

https://forms.gle/FpBJgJgYt5eZLM3p8

This is a two-week, come-and-go-as-you-please workshop hosted by artist Dennis McNett. McNett has held these workshops across the country in which participants create wearable sculptures in the form of full head coverings. There is no fee and all supplies will be provided. These workshops culminate in a procession with McNett’s 12-foot puppets and costumes, happening this year on Hot Dog Day.

Free