State of the City 2014

August 1, 2014 - September 27, 2014 State of the City 2014 features large-scale installations by Ron Klein, Laura Quattrocchi, and The Shua Group, each encouraging us to think differently about our surroundings and consider consumption and waste. Klein's complex and varied installations grow out of his traveling and collecting

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6x6x2014

June 7, 2014 - July 13, 2014 Rochester Contemporary Art Center's International Small Art Phenomenon returns for the 7th year with thousands of artworks from all around the world! Opening Night’s Master of Ceremonies is President and CEO of WXXI Norm Silverstein. View and Purchase 6x6 Artworks from all years

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Surveying Print: 84 Years of Editions from the Print Club of Rochester

April 3, 2014 - May 11, 2014 For more than 80 years, the Print Club of Rochester has been an active force in supporting printmakers and print enthusiasts. Through lectures and demonstrations, and their annual Presentation Print commission by a prominent printmaker, the club has worked to share the best

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Dirty Dozen: The Outlaw Printmakers

April 3, 2014 - May 11, 2014 The Outlaw Printmakers is a diverse group of accomplished working artists and artist/teachers from across the US. Although the artists’ styles differ, all are dedicated to fine printmaking using contemporary, socio-political, and edgy imagery. This exhibition includes artworks by Tom Huck, Dennis McNett,

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Scraped, Scratched, and Splattered

February 6, 2014 - March 16, 2014 Scraped, Scratched, and Splattered is a series of one of a kind prints. Tarantelli refines his pieces with the intention of unifying the natural and the man-made modern world. Photos

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Makers & Mentors 2014

February 6, 2014 - March 16, 2014 Makers & Mentors is a new exhibition celebrating the artwork and influence of one of the region’s most well-known and accomplished artists, Carl Chiarenza. In addition to his successful career as an exhibiting artist, Chiarenza taught Art History and the History of Photography,

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23rd Annual Members Exhibition

December 5, 2013 - January 12, 2014 For the 23rd consecutive year Rochester Contemporary Art Center welcomes all current members to show their artwork. Awards Members Choice Award - Bill Stewart What’s your favorite? The Members Choice Award is an interactive award selected by members. Each time a member visits

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Signals Now

October 3, 2013 - November 17, 2013 Signals Now is a collaboration between Rochester Contemporary Art Center and Signal Culture, a new experimental media art organization based in New York State. The four internationally renowned media artists featured in the exhibition are among the first to participate in Signal Culture’s

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Street-ish

August 1, 2013 - September 28, 2013 Street-ish, a State of the City exhibition, includes works by four young artists and is presented in partnership with The Memorial Art Gallery. Street-ish includes paintings and sculptures that are informed by street art and contemporary urban culture. About the Artists Kurt Ketchum

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6x6x2012

June 2, 2012 - July 15, 2012 Rochester Contemporary Art Center's International Small Art Phenomenon returns with thousands of artworks from all around the world! Opening Night’s Master of Ceremonies  is Pam Sherman, The Suburban Outlaw. View and Purchase 6x6 Artworks from all years here: www.roco6x6.org Thank you for your

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6x6x2013

June 1, 2013 - July 14, 2013 Rochester Contemporary Art Center's International Small Art Phenomenon returns for the 7th year with thousands of artworks from all around the world! Opening Night’s Masters of Ceremonies are artists Wendell Castle and Nancy Jurs. View and Purchase 6x6 Artworks from all years here:

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Eat It

April 4, 2013 - May 12, 2013 Eat It presents the works of artists and collectives who explore food and consumption from very different angles. Eat It continues a new series of exhibitions focusing on national and local artists who document our most pressing current issues and explore the topics

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In the Space Separating by Heather Swenson

January 31, 2013 - March 17, 2013 Heather Swenson's installations arrange both observed and invented objects and spaces to navigate the accumulation of images and information in her daily life. In the Space Separating brings together paintings, collages, drawings, and found objects to create abstract narratives that are analogous to

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Makers & Mentors 2013

January 31, 2013 - March 17, 2013 Makers & Mentors 2013 celebrates the artwork and influence of Kurt Feuerherm, one of the region’s most well-known and accomplished artists. Feuerherm is joined by his former students Peter Monacelli (Rochester, NY), Patricia Dreher (CA), and Kristine Bouyoucos (Rochester, NY) Photos

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22nd Annual Members Exhibition

December 6, 2012 - January 13, 2013 For the 22nd consecutive year Rochester Contemporary Art Center welcomes all current members to show their artwork. The opening reception is also the announcement of our purchase of our 137 East Avenue facility, and the launch of the Future Fund! Photos

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Me Pix

October 5, 2012 - November 18, 2012 Me Pix: Picturing Ourselves in Video and Photography is an exhibition of new video, photography, and electronic media artworks by five emerging artists. About the Artists Ann Oren's (New York, NY/Israel) work investigates forms of communication and the spectacle-infused self, digging into one's

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Whose Space? Our Space!

August 3, 2012 - September 23, 2012 State of the City 2012: Whose Space? Our Space! is a current and challenging exhibition that asks the question, "How are artists and activists redefining public space today?" The makers, dancers, collectives, and groups featured in the exhibition address specific concepts and conventions

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Evinn Neadow

August 3, 2012 - September 23, 2012 The project began the day before my twenty-first birthday and ended the day my son was born. The images offer only fragments of events as they occurred. Even when attempting to show the construction of my character I was able to conceal so

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Visual Rhythms by Kristine Bouyoucos

April 6, 2012 - May 13, 2012 Visual Rhythms features artworks by Kristine Bouyoucos. Photos

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Work It

April 6, 2012 - May 13, 2012 Work It presents the works of 4 artists who document and explore employment, work, and related issues. Work It also explores the local history of labor and employment law as according to a group of educators, attorneys, and labor advocates. About the Artists

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Paintings and Sculptures by RJ Miller

February 3, 2012 - March 18, 2012 Paintings and Sculptures features artworks by RJ Miller. Photos

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Makers & Mentors 2012

February 3, 2012 - March 18, 2012 Makers & Mentors is a new exhibition celebrating the artwork and influence of one of the region’s most well-known and accomplished artists, Robert Marx. New work by Marx is exhibited alongside artworks by Marx's former students, Ron Pokrasso and David Bumbeck. RoCo's Makers

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Shelter

January 20, 2012 - January 21, 2012 Shelter is the third and final performance of the Needs series by Longva+Carpenter. One woman sits at a square table, piled high with tiny pea-sized stones. She considers, counts, and drops each one to the ground. A second woman, with an identical table

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21st Annual Members Exhibition

December 2, 2011 - January 8, 2012 For the 21st consecutive year Rochester Contemporary Art Center welcomes all current members to show their artwork. Photos

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Ethereality by Christina Laurel

October 7, 2011 - November 13, 2011 Ethereality features artworks by Christina Laurel. Photos

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Scapes

October 7, 2011 - November 13, 2011 Scapes is an exhibition of new electronic media artworks that relate the human body and the landscape. This new exhibition presents works by Jason Bernagozzi (Rochester, NY), Debora Bernagozzi (Rochester, NY), Sterz (Rochester, NY), and Jamie Hahn (Spokane, WA) that offer unique human-landscape

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Subterranean Surrogates by Paul Dodd

August 5, 2011 - September 25, 2011 Subterranean Surrogates is a photo installation by Paul Dodd. Photos

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State of the City 2011

August 5, 2011 - September 25, 2011 State of the City 2011: In The Loop takes Rochester’s unmistakable, often maligned, and nearly 50-year-old ring highway, the Inner Loop, as a departure point. The artists in the exhibition employ diverse methods such as traditional landscape painting, photo documentation, interactive video, and

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The Knockout Artist

July 8, 2011 - July 9, 2011 Abraham Ferraro battles with his mechanical spring-loaded boxing machine, repeatedly getting punched in the face. Each blow leaves a mark, creating an abstract painting. The artist's 4’ x 11’ ring is a kinetic sculpture, complete with turnbuckles and ropes, teetering up and down.

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Northeast Regional Contemporary Fiber Exhibition

April 1, 2011 - May 9, 2011 The Northeast Regional Juried Contemporary Fiber Exhibition is a collaborative effort between RoCo and and the Surface Design Association presenting 28 artworks that expand the definition of fiber art. Jurors include Gerald Mead, a Buffalo-based artist, independent curator, and writer, who was a

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A Pioneer of Electrostatic Art by Charlie Arnold

February 4, 2011 - March 13, 2011 A Pioneer of Electrostatic Art features artworks by Charlie Arnold. Photos

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20th Annual Members Exhibition

December 4, 2010 - January 9, 2011 The 20th Annual Members Exhibition presents the work of over 300 of RoCo's members. Photos

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Geometries

October 1, 2010 - November 14, 2010 Geometries is a two-person media exhibition featuring recent works by Christopher McNulty and Andy Gilmore. About the Artists Christopher McNulty (Opelika, Alabama) focuses on the way in which the human mind parses and digests the raw, and perhaps unforgiving, nature of our surrounding

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State of the City 2010

August 6, 2010 - September 19, 2010 State of the City 2010 is a group exhibition featuring Trevor Flynn, Amy Casey, and Spectres of Liberty. The exhibition engages artists, creative professionals, and the public in considering the history and envisioning the future of upstate cities. About the Artists Amy Casey's

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6x6x2011

June 4, 2010 - July 10, 2010 Rochester Contemporary Art Center's International Small Art Phenomenon returns with thousands of artworks from all around the world! View and Purchase 6x6 Artworks from all years here: www.roco6x6.org Thank you for your support! Photos

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6x6x2010

June 5, 2010 - July 11, 2010 Rochester Contemporary Art Center's International Small Art Phenomenon returns with thousands of artworks from all around the world! View and Purchase 6x6 Artworks from all years here: www.roco6x6.org Thank you for your support! Photos

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Painted Photographs by Crissy Welzen

April 2, 2010 - May 9, 2010 Painted Photographs features 10 tiny photo-paint hybrids by Chrissy Welzen. Welzen paints atop photographs, but smartly shows her talent by masking off thin pieces of the photos, then removing the tape to expose the image beneath. This glimpse reveals how the photo-real world

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Makers & Mentors 2010

February 5, 2010 - March 21, 2010 Makers & Mentors 2010 presents new sculptures, paintings, and drawings by influential artists and educators Judd Lawrence Williams and Julianna Furlong Williams, along with the work of their former students, Elaine Defibaugh and Illa Loeb. Co-Curated by Nancy Kelly and Bleu Cease. Video

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Other Worlds

April 2, 2010 - May 9, 2010 Other Worlds presents new sculptures by Paul Knoblauch and recent drawings by John Krastner, including his illustrations for Nannette Nocon's book What’s Up with Yuk? Photos

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Alicia Ross

February 5, 2010 - March 21, 2010 Recent works by Alicia Ross Photos

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19th Annual Members Exhibition

December 5, 2009 - January 17, 2010 The 19th Annual Members Exhibition presents works by RoCo's members. Photos

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Tony Hess

November 2, 2007 - December 1, 2007 Artworks by Tony Hess. Photos

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Beauty Plus Pity

October 2, 2009 - November 15, 2009 Beauty Plus Pity is a fresh, new exhibition by emerging Canadian artist duo Duke & Battersby. The new and recent video installations featured in the exhibition attract, repel, and astonish. Duke & Battersby’s episodic video works bring together found video footage, simple animation,

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Augurhood by Martha O’Connor

August 7, 2009 - September 20, 2009 Artworks by Martha O'Connor. Photos

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6x6x2009

June 6, 2009 - July 12, 2009 Rochester Contemporary Art Center's International Small Art Phenomenon returns with thousands of artworks from all around the world! View and Purchase 6x6 Artworks from all years here: www.roco6x6.org Thank you for your support! Photos

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in between

April 3, 2009 - May 17, 2009 in between presents paintings and sculptures by Malin Abrahamsson and Ricky Sears, whose works are influenced by their first encounters with Rochester's urban landscape. The works in this exhibition relate to construction, demolition, and the passage of time within urban spaces. in between

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State of the City 2009

Augist 7, 2009 - September 20, 2009 State of the City 2009 is a multimedia exhibition that features photographer Lesley Horowitz and street artists FUA Krew. About the Artists Lesley Horowitz (Buffalo, NY/New York, NY) extensively documents the remnants of Buffalo’s industry. She enters and documents dilapidated industrial spaces. The

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Natura

February 6, 2009 - March 15, 2009 Natura is an exhibition of photographic works by artists who examine and critique the substance, qualities, and character of the contemporary natural environment. This exhibition was conceived by John Pfahl and is co-curated by Therese Mulligan. All participating artists studied with Pfahl at

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Jolene Beckman

April 3, 2009 - May 5, 2009 Artworks by Jolene Beckman. Photos

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Earth Tones Woman: A Modern Gypsy’s Photo Journal

February 6, 2009 - March 15, 2009 Earth Tones Women is a mosaic of photographs and oil pastels of indigenous tribal women from the Jamie Columbus' travels to 30 faraway lands. They are displayed in salon style in a cozy room, which the artist transforms from a traditional gallery setting.

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