TH3 KICKS OFF MONTHLY DRAWING WITH “EAT ART” – APRIL 17, 2008Th3 kicks of a monthly prize drawing during April’s citywide art open with interactive cupcake muralsinstalled in two Th3 locations for viewing and eating on April 17th. Enter the drawing, eat a cupcake! Sugar artist Jen Comfort of She Takes The Cake (www.shetakesthecake.com) is making the cupcakes. The drawing winner takes home one of Jen’s delicious couture art cakes designed especially for Th3. Look for Jen’s cookie mural at Delavan Art Gallery. Enter the drawing Thursday evening at all participating Th3 art venues.
You can enter more than once, but you can only enter once at each location. Find the second cupcake mural!
DELAVAN ART GALLERY
Let Them Eat Cake: Sugar artist Jen Comfort Interactive cupcake mural and cookie installation to mark the first Th3 Monthly Drawing.
Stone Canoe Writer's Series: Poetry reading by Jennifer Pashley at 7:00 PM. Pashley is a contributer to the second edition of Stone Canoe: A Journal of Arts and Ideas from Upstate New York. Pashley’s book of short fiction, States, was published in 2007.
EUREKA CRAFTS, 210 Walton St., 471.4601
Meet the Artist Night: Featuring local ceramic artist Heather Sackett, who specializes in fountains, sculpture and buttons. Light Refreshments.
EVERSON MUSEUM OF ART
A Story of the Thuban Journey House – Lecture by Lori Covington, founder of the Thuban Journey Organization, tracing the African Slave’s journey. 7pm
On the Move: Images of Travel from Everson Museum of Art and Syracuse University
Paper Arts in the Low Countries: 1600-1800
Images of Vice and Virtue from the Syracuse University Art Collection
LIGHT WORK/ROBERT B. MENSCHEL MEDIA CENTER
Expectations of Adolescence Photographer Blake Fitch documents the gradual transition of two girls into womanhood
ONONDAGA COMMUNITY COLLEGE: Arts Across Campus
SPECIAL Th3 EVENT:Quarters, works by major Barcelona ceramicist Carles Vives at The Gallery at the Ann Felton Multicultural Center. Artist’s Reception 11am and 5pm.
ONONDAGA HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION MUSEUM AND RESEARCH CENTER, 321 Montgomery St., 428.1864
Exploring History With Art: Work! An exhibit depicting the visual history of occupations and places of work in Onondaga County.
POINT OF CONTACT GALLERY
Labyrinths, an installation by visiting Florence artist Swietlan Nicholas Kraczyn. “A life-size maze of mirrors and dreams” featuring 25 graphics inspired by Borges. Reception and conversation with the artist..
REDHOUSE /ROTHENBERG GALLERY
The Sweetest Battle, painting and sculpture by Rebecca Murtaugh. From the Bottom of My Heart, an interactive sound installation by Matthew Murtaugh in the second floor bathrooms. Opening reception. AND
How to Steer the Wheel: An Experimental Animation and Live Cinema Performance, after-hours theater event by Heath Hanlin at 9pm (fee for film only).
SPARK Contemporary Art Space
Jake Gillespie: Works on Paper: Series of drawings both intimate and comical.
M.F.A.2008: EXHIBIT Artists’ reception 5-7pm. Show runs thru 5/11
THE WAREHOUSE GALLERY
Songs of Hearth and Valor, Recital in 8 Dominions, After Bessie Smith, by Terry Adkins. A multi-media tribute to blues empress Bessie Smith. Runs 4/5-6/7.
THE WESTCOTT COMMUNITY ART GALLERY
Good for What Ails You! Paintings, mixed media, fibers, photography, ceramic sculpture, creative compuer art, and poetry on the theme of “women and healing” by Maria Brown, Melissa DeStevens-Valensuela, Linda Esterly, Patrice Fitzsimmons, Cathy Gibbons, Vanessa Johnson, Amy Patricia Komar, Suzanne Masters, Georgia Popoff, Elaine Quick. Reception. Runs till 5/4.
YMCA GALLERY Y, Downtown YMCA, 2nd floor, 340 Montgomery St, 474.6851 x328.
The Materials of Color, paintings by visiting Italian artist Maria Grazia Facchinetti. Reception with artist attending.
The following Th3 Venues will not be open from 5-8 p.m. on April 17, 2008:
COMMUNITY FOLK ART CENTER 805 E. Genesee St.
SPARK CONTEMPORARY ART SPACE,
1005 E. Fayette St.
ThINC’s COMPANY GALLERY
110 W. Fayette St.