Member Spotlight Frank Argento

Q: Why did you become a RoCo member?  A: I became a RoCo member because RoCo holds an important presence in the Rochester art community. It’s programs and exhibits led by Bleu Cease, enlighten audiences and offer numerous opportunities for established and emerging artists. Q: What is your favorite exhibition

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Member Spotlight Jenny Jean

Q: Why did you become a RoCo member? A: I became a member of RoCo because of all of the cool benefits. I really enjoy the ability to both participate in the member’s exhibit and be able to go see new shows at any time for free. I really love

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Member Spotlight Stanley Van Horn & Marc Goldman

Q: Why did you join RoCo?  A: We fell in love with Rochester when we relocated here in 2010, and we saw RoCo as a place that not only celebrated the vibrant art and design community but also celebrated Rochester as a city and its people.  We wanted to be

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Member Spotlight Henrik Sjöström

Q: Why did you become a RoCo member? A: I became a RoCo member to support the effort in promoting international art in North America. To be able to join exhibitions outside of the EU is important for many artists, as it offers the possibility to be seen by more

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Member Spotlight Greg Townson

Q: Why do you love RoCo? A: RoCo is so completely unique to our city. I love the way it connects local, regional and international artists, both as a way for the artists to present their work and as a way to educate and share ideas in our community. Every

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Member Spotlight Casey Sanders

Q: Why do you love RoCo? A: I love RoCo because of the ways in which I feel that it promotes accessibility in the local art scene - by offering Rochesterians the opportunity to experience diverse exhibitions at an affordable price and by inviting them to more actively participate in

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Member Spotlight Torre/Hall Family

Q: Why do you love RoCo? A: We love RoCo because it offers an amazing array of contemporary art in an urban and intimate setting. They feature local, national, professional, and amateur artists, something from/for everybody. RoCo is unique to Rochester, and a place where we always feel at home

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Member Spotlight John Tracey and Martha Bush

Q: Why did you become a RoCo member? A: John is an artist and I’m an art lover and we both feel that RoCo is the one organization in Rochester that has most ignited the visual arts community over the last decade. From creating an exciting environment to experience new

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Member Spotlight Robin Whiteman

Q: Why did you become a RoCo member? A: I see RoCo as a bridge between our local art scene and the broader world of art. I joined Roco to support that vision and to be part of the conversation. Q: Tell us about an interesting experience you've had at

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Member Spotlight Sonia James-Wilson

Q: Why did you become a RoCo member? A: RoCo has played a major role in helping to maintain a sense of vibrancy in the East End. I think we all have a responsibility to create the type of community in which we want to live, and being a member

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Member Spotlight James Farley

Q: Why do you love RoCo? A: The assortment of different events and shows throughout the year spanning from everyone can be involved ones (6x6), member shows, and traditional Artist exhibits. There’s a multitude of styles and mediums showcased throughout the year which pretty much ensures you discover something new

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Member Spotlight Laurel Bahe

Q: Why do you love RoCo? A: I love RoCo because (I live in Colorado) the first time I entered RoCo 6x6 my pieces all sold on opening night and I added to my resume a line about selling out at my first New York show! It catapulted my art

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Member Spotlight Vivian A. Palladoro, EdD

Q: Why do you love RoCo? A: RoCo provides a window to the current world of art which is often linked with social issues.This gallery is unique and plays a pivotal role in our community. It excels in bringing people together around a topic. Q: How long have you been

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Member Spotlight Marlene Boutet and Stephan Quessy

Q: Why do you love RoCo? A: First and foremost, we love RoCo because of it's strong support of both emerging and local contemporary artists. RoCo is also very creative in putting forth events and exhibitions that attract new people to art. We also cherish the opportunities RoCo provides to

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Member Spotlight Zac Braun

Q: Why do you love RoCo? A: RoCo does a great job cultivating an artist community that celebrates the range and diversity of the people that make up Rochester. Q: How long have you been a member? A: Less than a year. Q: What is your favorite exhibition and why?

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Member Spotlight Shree and Kishan Pandya

Q: Why do you love RoCo? A: The range and type of exhibits that are offered by RoCo. Q: How long have you been a member? A: Since December 2013 Q: What is your favorite exhibition and why? A: We love 6x6 and the Members Exhibits. The 6x6 brings out

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Member Spotlight Bill Garvin

Q: Why do you love RoCo? A: The constant changing of the type of artwork displayed, from prints and video to the 'found objects' in this year's State of the City - 2014. Q: How long have you been a member? A: I just renewed my membership for my second

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Member Spotlight Peter and Gloria Monacelli

Q: Why do you love RoCo? A: All in all, we treasure our relationship with RoCo. It adds a necessary modern flavor to the entire western N.Y. area. We love RoCo because of the vision that Bleu Cease brought to this wonderful contemporary art gallery. In fact we joined for

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