Th3 presents for February

staff reports 02/06/09
Pair Up for February: Double your fun

February’s Th3 drawing features two fabulous prizes! #1:a generous gift certificate of $75 from Armory Square’s Opus Restaurant and Lounge, 218 Walton St (Armory Square). Opus blends classic sophistication with contemporary twists, serving a delicious generous menu against an ambiant backdrop of smoothe jazz and cozy atmosphere. Open 5 pm -11pm Thursday through Saturday, Monday through Wednesday 5-10p.m. with bar till 2 a.m. Stop in and catch some piano jazz. #2 The Syracuse Cultural Workers (SCW), 400 Lodi St., a peace and justice publisher founded in 1982 that publishes socially conscious visual materials has donated a framed poster by artist Nivia Gonzalez. The 18 x 24 print portrays one of Gonzalez’s archetypical women with simple grace and elegance. SCW support activist art that act as tools for change. Everyone who has entered the Th3 drawing to date will be entered in the drawing to win one of the two prizes.

Pick a pair to visit for Th3: Begin at Delavan with Kwangpyo Koh and then head for Clayscapes to see the whimsical ceramics of Ron McGregor. Meet Barbara Jean Weingart, silk artist at Eureka Crafts then scoot out the back door to the Warehouse for Michael Barletta’s window display and performance. Catch Amy Elouafi’s talk on “Napoleon’s ‘Discovery’ of Egypt” at SU Art Galleries at 5:30, then hop over to the Westcott for the Origami & Sumi brush painting demo. Bring a furry friend to Spark. You can’t see us all at once…visit us all month!

Prize drawing winners are selected on WCNY’s Food For Thought each month.

Th3 is a coalition of 24 popular Syracuse visual arts venues that schedule free events during the evening of the third Thursday of every month, from 5 to 8 p.m. Maps, bus schedule and Th3 show listings at all Th3 locations.

Downtown parking is free after 5 or ride Centro’s Free Connective Corridor Bus (#543) between SU and Th3 venues along the Connective corridor on Th3 5 p.m.-11:40 p.m. Visit th3syracuse.com for updates and more information.

Th3 Venues:

Arts Across Campus, Onondaga Community College, 4585 West Seneca Turnpike, 498-2401
Special Th3 Event. Gallery Exhibition: James Watkins. Elegant small and double-walled ceramic vessels, some of which are almost 3 ft. tall. Opening Artist Reception. 5 p.m. Screening of cinema vérité “Seoul Train” about North Koreans’ secret “underground railroad,” Storer Aud at 7pm.

ArtRage – The Norton Putter Gallery, 505 Hawley Avenue 218-5711
Sneak peek at Hope in a Time of Turmoil Through this exhibit, Colombian artist Jafeth Gomez Ledesma invites “us to a generous and fraternal encounter where we feel moved to strengthen our common bonds in a permanent connection for the sake of a different tomorrow.”

Clayscapes Pottery Gallery, 1003 W. Fayette St., Suite L1, 424-6868
Special Th3 event: Exhibition of ceramics, featuring the large, organic, and whimsical handbuilt bowls of Ron McGregor from Dexter, NY. Artist Reception. Come enjoy good food and fun!

COLAB (Collaborative Laboratory), SU Warehouse, 350 W. Fayette St., 4th Floor, 443-2455
Closed for Th3.

Community Folk Art Center, 805 E. Genesee St., 442-2230
Closed for Th3.

Delavan Art Gallery, 501 W. Fayette St, 425-7500
Th3 Special Event: Wild Card Show: Paintings by South Korean artist Kwangpyo (Steve) Koh that reflect the “integration of human life and historical space through time.” Opening reception. Light refreshments. Also on view: Stone Canoe 3 exhibit.

The Erie Canal Museum, 318 Erie Blvd. E. 471-0593
Th3 Special Event: Observations East and West: Artists Views of the Historic Erie Canal paintings by students of Sarah McCoubrey’s landscape painting class that explore the changing environment as impacted by the Erie Canal. Opening Reception 5-6:30 pm.

Eureka Crafts, 210 Walton St., 471-4601
Th3 Special Event: Barbara Jean Weingart, just returned from Seattle, presents a Trunk Show of wearable art, including hand painted, dyed and embellished scarves, wraps and accessories of silk, wool and cotton. Refreshments. Watch Barbara on WCNY’s Food for Thought Wednesday Feb. 19th.

Everson Museum of Art, 401 Harrison St., 474-6054.
Th3 special event. Join 2008 Everson Biennial winner Anne Cofer for an engaging gallery talk, which will explore the concept, process and materials used in the making of the experimental mixed media/ceramic work in her exhibition, Anne Cofer: Concealed Objects. 7 p.m.

Light Work/Robert B. Menschel Media Center, 316 Waverly Ave., 443-1300

Prosthesis, featuring photography and sculpture of Ellen Garvens. Transmedia Photography Annual, featuring the work of SU’s Department of Transmedia students.

Museum of Young Art, 110 West Fayette St., One Lincoln Center, 424-7800
Special Th3 Event. Exhibit of children’s artwork from Elmwood Elementary School (grades k-4) in Syracuse. Opening reception.

Onondaga Historical Association Museum and Research Center, 321 Montgomery St., 428-1864
Special Th3 Event. Lincoln Bicentennial exhibit featuring objects from the collection; exhibit celebrates local African American community. Landscape painting exhibit w/ talk by curater Kelly Kallaher.

Open Hand Theater, 518 Prospect Avenue, 476-0466 or 243-2379
Visit the historic castle on North Salina Street. View The Art of Giants puppets. Browse Open Hand’s magical gift shop. Come make some art!

Orange Line Gallery, 305 Montgomery Street, 263-5780

Special Th3 Event: Flight 305 to Montgomery Work by Marc Pittarelli, Buddy Belonsoff, Michael Weismore & Sean Flaherty. Music, lights by DJ Sik60Six Opening Reception 5:30-10 p.m.

Point of Contact Gallery, 914 E. Genesee St., 443-2169
The Golem: Visual Visitations seven original artworks commissioned by Point of Contact inspired by Jorge Luis Borges’ poem. Work by: Marta Chilindrón, Doug Dubois, Leandro Katz, Sarah Kipp, Pedro Roth, Tom Sherman, Víctor Vázquez. Last chance to see the show.

Redhouse/Rothenberg Gallery, 201 S. West St., 425-0405
US debut of Inishlacken: the last parish, curated by Rosie McGurran and Maeve Mulrennan, exhibits the work of 23 leading contemporary Irish artists, mostly women.

Spark Contemporary Art Space, 1005 E. Fayette

Th3 Special event. Land vs. Sea: Animals in the Consciousness of America, featuring artists Amy Stein, Corey Arnold, Holly Pitre, Jane Mount, Jason Polan, Christopher Gianunzio, Aaron Hraba, and Jessica Lance on co-existance of humans & animals. Pets & Animals welcome. Opening Reception.

SUArt Galleries, Schaffer Art Building, Syracuse University, 443.4097

Napoleon on the Nile: Soldiers, Artists, and the Rediscovery of Egypt, illuminates how French military ambitions and quest for scientific knowledge and political control shaped the west’s image of Egypt. Amy Elouafi talks on “Napoleon’s ‘Discovery’ of Egypt: Art & Science in the French Empire and the Civilizing Mission at 5:30 p.m.

SUNY Oswego Metro Center, The Atrium, Two Clinton Square, 399-4100

Special Th3 event. Recent Work by Frederick Bartolovic and Chris McEvoy. Emerging work by Lacey McKinney. Artists Reception.

Syracuse University Special Collections Research Center, Bird Library, 443-9788

A Goodly Heritage of Study: The Portfolio Club of Syracuse documents history of the Syracuse women’s study group, started in 1875 when women’s access to higher education was restricted.

Syracuse Technology Garden, 235 Harrison Street, 474-0910, x2902
Fun, Wild, and Experimental artwork by Rochester’s Arena Art Group.

Warehouse Gallery, 350 W. Fayette St., 443-6450

Th3 Special Event: Informal talk by Michael Barletta while encouraging audience participation in his evolving installation: In Pieces(Window Projects Gallery). Kianga Ford’s Landscapes and Interiors, work produced under new Artist-in-Residence program shared by the Warehouse & Light Work.

Westcott Community Art Gallery, 826 Euclid Ave., 478-8634
Th3 special Event: Visitors to the exhibit tonight will be treated to a demonstration by Philip DeMocker and Ann Milner of a variety of techniques in both Origami & Sumi brush painting.

YMCA GallerY, 2nd floor, 340 Montgomery St., 474-6851 x328.
Closed for Th3.

Th3 is funded in part with funding from New York Assemblywoman Joan K. Christensen.

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