Exhibitions


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Peripheral of the Periphery


Dates:  Aug. 4 - Aug. 25
Reception:  Friday Aug. 4th, 6 p.m. in Firehouse Gallery, Flower City Arts Center, 713 Monroe Ave, Rochester NY

Artist-in-Residency exhibition of Ryana Lawson & Marval A RexOn view at the Firehouse Gallery are the culminating works of Artists in Residence Ryana Lawson and Marval A Rex. These two bodies of work coexist existentially to interrogate the presupposed Normal. The objects shown here flirt with the peripheries of Reality, and ... more

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Plastics: Our Weakness


Dates:  Aug. 4 - Sept. 2
Reception:  Friday Aug. 4th, 6 p.m. in 2nd Floor, Photography Gallery, Flower City Arts Center, 713 Monroe Ave, Rochester NY

Artist-in-Residency exhibition by Arleen Thaler. We love plastic for its functionality, bend-ability, and durability. Every single day, everywhere around the world people come in contact with plastic. As we consume plastic daily, we discard it equally so. The earth is trimmed like a Christmas tree and lit by the colors ... more

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A little bit of fresh AIR


Dates:  Aug. 4 - Aug. 25
Reception:  Friday Aug. 4th, 6 p.m. in Joe Brown Gallery, Flower City Arts Center, 713 Monroe Ave, Rochester NY

Artist-in-Residency exhibition of Susan Doran On view at the Joe Brown Gallery are the culminating works of Artist in Residence Susan Doran. Investigating most of the classes offered in the Book Arts area, Susan has produced a collection highlighting the various processes taught at Flower City Arts. Antique wood type, copper ... more

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The Bouquet


Dates:  Aug. 4 - Aug. 25
Reception:  Friday Aug. 4th, 6 p.m. in Joe Brown Gallery, Flower City Arts Center, 713 Monroe Ave, Rochester NY

Artist-in-Residency exhibition of Megan Sullivan On view at the Joe Brown Gallery are the culminating works of Artist in Residence Megan Sullivan. The Bouquet is a series of multi-media works that piece together found images and fragmented stories in a collection of memories and myths that have emerged from the family ... more

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All Blossom, No Roots: Cultivating an American Pottery Aesthetic


Dates:  Sept. 8 - Sept. 29
Reception:  Friday Sept. 8th, 6 p.m. in Firehouse Gallery, Flower City Arts Center, 713 Monroe Ave., Rochester, NY

Recent work by Colleen McCall Through her brightly painted floral pottery, Colleen McCall explores historical motifs from all over the world. Familiar form, bold color, and pattern invite nostalgic discovery and begin a conversation about visual values and material culture in America. View more of her work:  www.colleenmccallceramics.com more

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From the Seeds of Cucumber Alley: Celebrating 40 Years of Photography


Dates:  Sept. 15 - Dec. 21
Reception:  Friday Sept. 15th, 6 p.m. in Flower City Arts Center, 713 Monroe Ave, Rochester NY

Founded in 1977 by Anne Beach as Cucumber Alley School of Printing, our Photography program is celebrating its 40th anniversary this fall! The exhibition will include archival materials, documentary video screening, and a display of photographs by volunteers and staff. There will also be a special sales gallery of photographic ... more

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Good Things...come in small packages


Dates:  Nov. 10 - Dec. 21
Reception:  Friday Nov. 10th, 6 p.m. in Firehouse Gallery, Flower City Arts Center, 713 Monroe Ave., Rochester, NY

Good Things is an exhibit and sale dedicated to small, finely crafted ceramic art. All work is a personal, intimate size, with nothing over 8 inches. The show is juried by Tim See. more