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Many quilts in Quilts=Art=Quilts tell stories

The artwork in the show covers topics from the personal to the public, from surgery scars to social commentary

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Chamber, Auburn businesses join to provide gifts to those in need

November 20, 2021

Melody Johnson, owner of Divine Coverings, partnered with the Schweinfurth Art Center for the second annual handmade hat and glove giveaway at Auburn’s Rescue Mission.

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Artist transitions from small works to large installations

October 24, 2021

Christine Mauersberger discovered her love of fiber arts as a high school student, and now she creates large-scale installations. But she still makes her small, hand-stitched pieces, which she calls “happy moments.”

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Many quilts in Schweinfurth’s new exhibit tell stories

October 19, 2021

Artwork in the Quilts=Art=Quilts 2021 exhibition cover topics from the personal to the public. ” The annual art quilt exhibit draws entries from around the world.

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Artist Stephen Datz creates vocabulary of found objects

September 12, 2021

Skaneateles artist Stephen Datz’s army of Sirens are made out of debris found while combing beaches.

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Words have new meanings for artist Anna Warfield

September 1, 2021

Artist Anna Warfield’s soft stuffed sculptures reflect her feminis beliefs and weariness at receiving monologues by overconfident men.

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Four CNY artists featured in Schweinfurth’s “In Person” exhibit

August 26, 2021

Most of the artwork in “In Person” was created before the pandemic, but COVID-19 casts the work in a different light.

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Ithaca artist seeks to link Harriet Tubman to current generation

July 24, 2021

Ithaca artist Terry Plater focuses on Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad though paintings of people and places. Part of the Emerging Artists project, her exhibit “Harriet’s Legacy” is displayed in the Schweinfurth Art Center and Cayuga Museum of History & Art.

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Schweinfurth celebrates Juneteenth with artist talks, community project

June 7, 2021

Artists Terry Plater and Sarah Bond are giving talks about their exhibits, storyteller Vanessa Williams is telling two stories, and the art center is launching a community project. All the events are free.

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Sarah Bond traces her artwork inspiration to a slave in Kentucky

May 27, 2021

Schweinfurth exhibit and artist talk traces Sarah Bond’s long quilting lineage, which she has traced back to two enslaved foremothers.

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