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Archive for January, 2013

Meet the Artist: Andrea Geer

Continuing in our series of artists participating in Art Reflected: The Inspiration of 100 Years, today’s post features Andrea Geer of Rochester who was inspired by Ad Reinhardt, 1913-1967, originally of Buffalo, NY. Title: Red (left) Materials: Merino Wool/Rayon Blend Inspired by Ad Reinhardt, Red (right) ©2012 Estate of Ad Reinhardt/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New […]

Meet the Artist: Lorraine Cooley

Title: Tribute (left) Medium: Sterling silver, bronze, and rainbow moonstone Inspired by Winslow Homer, The Artist’s Studio in the Afternoon Fog (right) Bio: Loraine Cooley is an artist, craftsperson and teacher. Through a BFA in metals from R.I.T., study in Art Education at Nazareth College and extensive travel around the globe, she has gained aesthetic […]

“The Work in Progress”: Creative Workshop Adult Student Show

The Creative Workshop Burne Gallery presents the The Work In Progress Show – a display of work by adult students. We are proud of these artists and their works, most of which were made in Creative Workshop classes.  We display their hard work, creativity, and attention to detail with great joy. As you enter the […]

Meet the Artist: Carol Acquilano

Art Reflected: The Inspiration of 100 Years is a show and sale featuring some of the region’s best known contemporary artists. Over seventy artists were invited to create works that reinterpret objects in the MAG collection. These new works will be on view on the Gallery’s walls side by side with their sources of inspiration. […]

Meet the Artist: Kathryn Bevier

For the following few weeks, we will be highlighting artists that have provided works in the Art Reflected: The Inspiration of 100 Years exhibit. Read a previous post to learn more about the Centennial exhibit and the Opening Party here.  The pieces created for this exhibit are each unique, unprecedented and will be available for sale […]

Art Reflected: The Inspiration of 100 Years

We are in celebration mode at the Memorial Art Gallery, we’ve been planning for this Centennial celebration for quite some time! 2013 begins our anniversary year, and one course of action that we took last year was to invite over seventy artists with ties to the Rochester area (at some point in their career) to […]

Volunteer Experience at the Memorial Art Gallery (part 3 of 3)

Here is the last in the series of essays written by our visiting intern, Andrea. In in case you missed the first two posts, here is a link the first, and a link to the second post. The final stage in my learning process was, of course, my personal experience. Smile and keep a good […]

Volunteer Experience at the Memorial Art Gallery (part 2 of 3)

This post continues the story of our intern Andrea, who worked with us for a time in the fall of last year. Here is part 2 of 3.  Read the previous post. During my breaks besides the central fountain*, I noticed that there was something different, something especial about the environment. I did not know what this […]

Volunteer Experience at the Memorial Art Gallery (Part 1 of 3)

We’d like to share a post, in three parts, that was written by an intern at the Memorial Art Gallery, Andrea N. G. who lives in Mexico. Andrea visited Rochester this past fall and interned in the Creative Workshop for a month. One of her goals was to learn about MAG in particular and American […]

Archaeologist takes MAG artifacts to RCSD School Number 17.

During his winter break from the Joukowsky Institute at Brown University, archaeology graduate student Alex Smith is visiting five local schools to talk to the 6th grade students. Here he is showing Mrs. Alice Lombardo’s students at the Enrico Fermi School the principles of stratigraphy. Students learned how archaeologists use clues from the surrounding earth […]