Rochester-based illustrator John Kastner's work is rooted in a deep concern with the environment. He's become known for the social criticism he injects into his chaotic cartoon realms in gouache on matte board.
Amid news this last weekend of a second bomb threat to the Jewish Community Center of Greater Rochester — and the third case of anti-Semitic hostility in Rochester in recent weeks — Deborah Haber is pushing onward to finalize plans for a series of arts events that will be held this month at the JCC and Nazareth College. "Finding Home: Shine the Light" is a multi-media community show exploring refugee displacement and the search for home.
The visiting artist explores the intersection of art and law and Argentina’s Dirty War in new project at Flower City Arts Center
The KeyBank Rochester Fringe Festival will begin accepting
submissions to its 2017 edition on Saturday, April 1. The submission period
opens at 9 a.m. and runs through 11:59 p.m. on April 30, and will only be
accepted online at backstage.rochesterfringe.com.
didn't host its annual summer street art festival in 2016 for various reasons. Founder Dr. Ian Wilson has been busy launching his own private practice, Rochester Endovascular, and
in April the team sent five Rochester artists to work with Urban Nation in
Meleko Mokgosi challenges ideas of national identity and history in the exhibit 'Pax Kaffraria' at MAG and RoCo
Like much of Europe, Corsicans took part in the immigration
to the so-called "new world" in search of economic opportunities. Spain's Cedula
de Gracias of 1815 encouraged Spaniards and other Europeans to settle and
populate the colonies of Cuba and Puerto Rico.
The bulk of art history is a testament to what man makes of his experience in this strange mortal coil. But Main Street Art's current exhibit, "Trying to Understand the World," reveals two examples of the female gaze — one is a literal look at the sights of the city, and one is storytelling based in metaphor.
Michael Hubbard is a skilled painter, but he's also a maker of
books, films, and themed mixtapes. Oh, and he's also a feminist.
The MAG's Media Arts Watch continues with an installation by collaborative artists Gibson +