SUArt Galleries Announces ‘Conceal/Reveal’
The Syracuse University Art Galleries is presenting “Conceal/Reveal: New Work from the Faculty of the College of Visual and Performing Arts,” bringing together the eclectic and powerful work of design, studio arts, and transmedia faculty. Organized by SUArt Galleries Assistant Director Andrew J. Saluti, this exhibition will showcase new and recent artwork from 20 artists working in a wide variety of media including painting, photography, drawing, ceramics, art video and site-specific installations. A complementary exhibition, “A History of the Future: The New Landscape of Climate Change. Photographs by Susannah Saylor in collaboration with Edward Morris,” will concurrently be on display at the Louise and Bernard Palitz Gallery at the Syracuse University Lubin House in New York City, linking the faculty presentations at both SUArt Galleries’ campus and New York City locations.
The exhibition will run Nov. 6-Jan. 18 in the Shaffer Art Building. Gallery hours are Tuesday-Sunday, 11 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; and Thursdays 11 a.m.-8 p.m. The gallery will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday and University Green Days; please check the website for holiday closing information. The SUArt Galleries will host a free opening night reception from 5-7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 13, featuring a performance by exhibiting artist Zeke Leonard at 5 p.m. Patrons are welcome to view the exhibition until the gallery closes at 8 p.m. The reception is open to the public.
A fully illustrated catalog will accompany the exhibition, and will feature an essay by Kendall Phillips, associate dean of research and graduate studies and professor of communication and rhetorical studies in the College of Visual and Performing Arts. The catalog will be for sale in the Gallery Shop.
Select programming associated with the exhibition includes a Lunchtime Lecture with Saluti on Wednesday, Nov. 12, at 12:15 p.m. The Galleries will also host a SUArt Kids event on Saturday, Nov. 15 at 2 p.m., where families will participate in a musical instrument craft with Zeke Leonard, participating artist of the exhibition. The exhibition and programs are free and open to the public. Complete information and related programming is available by visiting the website at http://suart.syr.edu/.