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Congratulations to Richard Harrington

Richard Harrington of South Lima has won the $500 Harris Popular Vote Award, given in memory of Dr. & Mrs. Manville S. Harris, at the 64th Rochester-Finger Lakes Exhibition. Harrington’s painting Hot Summer Sky received the most votes from visitors during the first two weeks of the show. There were over 900 paper ballots to […]

Serendipity at the Gallery

The Creative Workshop’s Art Day Camp students stumbles upon RIT professors testing out their latest Computer-generated imagery (CGI) project which utilized 10 paintings in our collection. The testing was quite successful, the students wanted more and creativity, spontaneity and inspiration won the day. Learn more about this RIT project:

Last Weekend to see “Art Reflected”

Nancy Gong had the right idea. Earlier this week, she set up a time to meet with Chris Maggio to catch some photographs and video of her piece “War Bride” currently on display in Art reflected: The Inspiration of 100 Years. This will be the last weekend to be able to view all of the […]

Meet the Artist: Richard Hirsch

Title:  Homage to H.F. (right)  Materials:  Encaustic and dry ceramic materials Inspired by: Helen Frankenthaler’s Seer (left) Join us Thursday, April 11 at 7:00 pm for an opportunity to hear Richard Hirsch and Scott Meyer talk about the new book With Fire: Richard Hirsch. The book was written by Scott Meyer and published in December […]

A Peek Behind the Curtain

Ever wonder what happens behind those closed doors during an exhibition installation in the grand gallery? Teachers in the greater Rochester area will have a chance to peak behind the proverbial curtain and hear from an expert at the Education Department’s in-service scheduled for next Wednesday, March 20th at the Memorial Art Gallery. MAG’s exhibitions […]

Meet the Artist: Anne Kress

Title: Tricorne Echoes (left) Materials: cotton fabrics, batting Inspired by Henri Matisse, Girl with a Tricorne (Vénitienne) (right) ©2012 Succession H. Matisse, Paris/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York Bio: Here is an excerpt from after the announcement that Dr. Anne Kress was an ATHENA Award winner: Monroe Community College President Anne Kress was presented […]

Meet the Artist: William Keyser

Title: Pretzel (left)Materials: wood Inspired by Tony Smith, Playground (right) ©2012 Estate of Tony Smith / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York Bio: Here is an excerpt from University News at RIT: Woodworking and furniture design were Keyser’s (MFA furniture design, ’61) passion during his 35 years of teaching at Rochester Institute of Technology’s School […]

Meet The Artist: Thomas Markusen

Title: Revisiting Hofmann (left) Materials: Copper with patinas and stains Inspired by Hans Hofmann, Ruby Gold (right) ©2012 Renate, Hans & Maria Hofmann Trust/Artists Rights Society, New York, NY Bio: Thomas Markusen exemplifies the ranks of artists/craftsmen who are dedicated to the excellence and growth of American Metalsmithing. During the past three decades, Markusen has […]

Meet the Artist: Sara Silvio

Title: A Glimpse of Openness (left) Materials:  24k gold, glass beads and red jasper Inspired by Bodhisattva Guanyin on Mount Potala, Southern Song Dynasty (right) Inspiration and bio: In my career, I’ve worked to address a single, elemental question.  How can I be vivid in my expression of who I am while creating jewelry that […]

The Opening of Art Reflected

The opening party of ‘Art Reflected:  the Inspiration of 100 Years’ was truly a memorable occasion.  The culmination of many months of work was celebrated at the Memorial Art Gallery on the evening of February 9, 2013.  From the valet parking, the welcoming volunteers, well-organized check in tables to the artful hors d’œuvres and complimentary wine […]