Spirit/Form: Personal Iconography

January 17, 1985 - March 1, 1985 Spirit/Form: Personal Iconography presents drawings and paintings by Victoria Brzustowitz, Elizabeth Coyne, and Karen Sardisco. Brzustowicz's acrylic and lacquer works focus on shape and pattern, while Sardisco's pastels are inspired by the natural world, and Coyne's paintings consists of figurative abstractions. Photos

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Useful Pottery

November 22, 1985 - January 4, 1986 Useful Pottery presents the work of eight American and Canadian ceramicists, whose work exemplifies a combination of aesthetics and function. Artists William Brouillard, Bruce Cochrane, Tim Crane, Andrew Martin, Walter Ostrom, Mark Pharis, Paul Rozman, Michael Simon Photos

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Empire State College: Arts at the Pyramid

November 3, 1985 - November 16, 1985 Empire State College (ESC): Arts at the Pyramid is a juried exhibition presenting multimedia works by artists from ESC. Painting, photography, crafts, electrographics, poetry, and dance are featured. Photos

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Works by Ed Miller, William Ortwein, and Gerald Hayes

September 13, 1985 - October 12, 1985 Works by Ed Miller, William Ortwein, and Gerald Hayes presents works in the theme of organized casualness, and includes paintings, drawings, and sculptures by the three artists. Photos

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Appropriations and Transformations

June 22, 1985 - July 20, 1985 Appropriations and Transformations presents a selection of photography, sculpture, and drawings by artists from the Rochester and Buffalo, NY areas. Each of the exhibited artists have transformed existing materials, such as everyday objects and images, into the exhibited work. Artists Janice Christensen, Pamela

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East/West Rochester

May 3, 1985 - July 8, 1985 East/West Rochester is a national exhibition featuring paintings, 3D painting installations, wood sculptures, and performance art which focus on international human rights issues. Artists Nancy Chunn, Judite Dos Santos, James Marshall, Aviva Rahmani Photos

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Neighborhood Aesthetic

April 23, 1985 - April 28, 1985 Neighborhood Aesthetic features work by MFA candidate Buck Mills, whose work depicts inside and outside home environments. Photos

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Human Ecology

April 23, 1985 - April 28, 1985 Human Ecology features color photographs from animal dioramas by MFA candidate Bill McDowell Photos

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Julianna Furlong Williams: New Paintings and Drawings

March 15, 1985 - April 20, 1985 Julianna Furlong Williams: New Paintings and Drawings presents 10 large scale canvas paintings and several drawings on paper. Furlong Williams' post-modern expressionist works focus on themes of death, isolation, and violence. Photos

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Upstate New York Biennial Invitational

February 1, 1985 - March 2, 1985 The first Upstate New York Biennial Invitational features 12 Upstate New York artists, four from each of the following cities: Buffalo, Rochester, and Syracuse. Artists Don Irwin, Roy Steele, Ann Scott, Nick Culkowski, Catherine Howe, Bill Huggins, John Clemens Schwartz, Dede Wolf, David

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Art From Gracie Mansion

November 2, 1984 - December 2, 1984 Art From Gracie Mansion presents the work of 17 artists affiliated with the Gracie Mansion Gallery in the East Village of New York City, a venue based on the legacy of Gracie Mansion's efforts to exhibit works in her studio apartment bathroom. Artists

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Rochester Documented

May 11, 1984 -June 6, 1984 Rochester Documented features a 3D installation piece by Peter Eberlin, which uses sheets of plastic to roughly trace the outline of Rochester, NY. Also exhibited are photographs and written accounts of the people, places, and objects that the artist encountered in his walks through

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Introspectives

March 15, 1984 - April 28, 1984 Introspectives is a national exhibition of autobiographical works by female artists. Curated by Alice Neel and Lynn Gumpert. Artists Marla Alquilar, Sonia Balassanian, Lisa A. Bateman, Jill Bedgood, Emily Berger, Cheryl Bogdanowitsch, Beth Bolgla, Nicolette Bromberg, Joan Ingoldsby Brown, Susan Hardy Brown, Jeri

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Guatemala: A Testimonial

February 10, 1984 - March 3, 1984 Guatemala: A Testimonial features the work of US and Mexican photojournalists, who cover the violent militarization of Guatemala and its citizens' flight to Chiapas, Mexico. The exhibition is accompanied by panels, examples of traditional costume, and drawings by Guatemalan refugee children. Photos

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Healing Wounds by Alistair Maclennan

Januray 28, 1984 - January 29, 1984 Healing Wounds is a performance and installation by Irish artist Alistair Maclennan. Photos

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Artist Discoveries ’84: A Rochester Perspective

January 13, 1984 - February 4, 1984 Artist Discoveries '84: A Rochester Perspective features a photogram collage by Nancy Gonchar, non-camera multi-color photograms by Janis Croft, steel and copper decorative vessels by Chris Ellison, multilayered serigraphic paintings by Shauna Hanning, and photography by Linne Underhill. Artists Nancy Gochar, Janis Croft,

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Spots: Drawings by Dave Calver

September 16, 1983 - November 4, 1983 Spots: Drawings by Dave Calver features 20 drawings originally created by the artist for national magazines and newspapers. Photos

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Off The Wall

June 3, 1983 -June 18, 1983 Off the Wall is a exhibition of three-dimensional paintings and sculpture. The three artists, John Toth, Vincent Massaro, and Judith Santos, share their use of nontraditional materials, such as found objects, cardboard, and styrofoam. Photos

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Three Photographers

May 9, 1983 - May 28, 1983 Three Photographers features two series of color photographs by Margit Emmrich (West Germany): Women in their Holiday Dress and People in their Sitting Rooms. Also exhibited are works by photographer Tomaz Lunder (Yugoslavia) and artist Bill Lampeter (Rochester, NY). Photos

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Six Plus Twelve

February 4, 1983 - March 26, 1983 Six Plus Twelve is a national invitational exhibition of contemporary approaches to craft media, featuring artists working in metal, wood, fiber, blown glass, flat glass, and ceramics. One artist from each of the represented media is invited to select two other artists in

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Ceramics, Photography, and Painting

October 22, 1982 - November 27, 1982 Ceramics, Photography, and Painting presents works from four artists in three different mediums. Ceramics by Sam Tubiolo, photographs by Judy Sanchez and Tom Weber, and paintings by Michael Harris are exhibited. Photos

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Dynamics

September 10, 1982 - October 15, 1982 Dynamics features paintings, drawings, sculpture, and crafts by artists with disabilities. Photos

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Members Only

September 10, 1982 - October 16, 1982 Members Only features artworks by members of the art center. Included are drawings, paintings, ceramics, metals, sculpture, fibers, and photography. Photos

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Into The 80’s: a New Aesthetic?

July 9, 1982 - July 31, 1982 Into The 80's: a New Aesthetic? features work that confronts questions concerning the directions of contemporary artists as they attempt to continue where modernism left off. Artists Wayne Franklin, Judy Heimann, Don Irwin, Albert Robbins, Sheryl Dudley-Heese, Sasha Trouslou, Kathy Simmons, Tom Haduk

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Paintings by Renzo Eusebi

May 21, 1982 - June 26, 1982 Paintings by Renzo Eusebi presents works by Italian artist Renzo Eusebi. Photos

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National Mail Art Exhibition

May 21, 1982 - June 26, 1982 National Mail Art Exhibition presents a wide cross-section of art exploring the Mail Art Phenomenon, a movement of artistic correspondence aimed at bypassing the traditional channels in which the business of art operates. All featured works incorporate postage into their format. Artists C.

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Light and Form / Sun and Corn

April 2, 1982 - May 8, 1982 Light and Form / Sun and Corn is an exhibition of paintings by Warren Farrell and Marla Friedrich. Photos

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Five Artists

April 2, 1982 - May 8, 1982 Five Artists explores five different perspectives of scale in sculpture. Artists Joseph Jaroff, T.J. Cavagnaro, Chris Ellison, Michael Ficalaro, Jack Rooney Photos

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Our Hispanic Community

April 2, 1982 - May 8, 1982 Our Hispanic Community is presented in partnership with the Puerto Rican Arts and Cultural Center and features work highlighting the rich and diverse cultural heritage of the Rochester, NY Hispanic community, as seen through the lenses of three area photographers: Marilyn Anderson, Leslie

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Large Scale

February 12, 1982 - March 20, 1982 Large Scale presents paintings and sculptures in large, and often environmental, proportions. Environment, space, physical interaction, and human relationships influence the presented works. Artists Nina Borgia Aberle, Barry Briesch, Richard Zakin, Joseph Jarroff, Monty Stephenson, Tom Lacagnina, Mike Whiteman, Thomas Nelson, Paul St. Germain,

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Clay, Wood, Fiber, Glass II

December 12, 1981 - January 23, 1982 Clay, Wood, Fiber, Glass II is the second contemporary craft-art exhibition at the gallery, and features the work of craft-persons from throughout New York State. The exhibition focuses on the shift from craft as function, to the use of craft techniques in contemporary art.

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Emerging Photographers

September 18, 1981 - October 24, 1981 Emerging Photographers features works from a selection of New York State's emerging artists. It includes work in color photography, mixed media, and collage. The exhibition focuses on the changes in the media's approach and the concerns of contemporary photographers. Photos

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Daydreams

September 18, 1981 - October 24, 1981 Daydreams exhibits pastel drawings by Cindi O'Mara and paintings by Craig Clark; both artists work to translate their daydreams into visual imagery. Photos

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Zeke Berman

May 31, 1981 - July 11, 1981 This exhibition features still life photography and sculpture by Zeke Berman. Photos

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Eyes, Ears, and Electricity

May 31, 1981 - July 11, 1981 Eyes, Ears, and Electricity is an installation by Judith Heiman and John Merkel that uses sound, lights, and tactile material to create an environment. Photos

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Brad Hindson: Recent Photographs

April 10, 1981 - May 23, 1981 Brad Hindson: Recent Photographs features large format photographs by the exhibited artist. Photos

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Contemporary Drawings

February 20, 1981 - April 4, 1981 Contemporary Drawings features work by Albert Robbins, Mollie Wolf, Ed Miller, and Sheila Wells Photos

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From Magic to Glass

January 16, 1981 - February 14, 1981 From Magic to Glass includes perfumes, paperweights, and other works by Charles Kingsley. Photos

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Excursions into the Dream Realm

December 11, 1980 - January 3, 1981 A Excursions into the Dream Realm features paintings by Steven Piotrowkski. Photos

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Paper, Paper, Paper & The Fantastic Collage

September 19, 1980 - October 18, 1980 Paper Paper Paper features handmade paper artworks that express the various viewpoints of the artists. The pieces include wall art and decorative vessels. The Fantastic Collage by Bruce Klauck, presents pieces that use either fantastic realism or diffused abstraction. Artists Patricia Ambrogi, Jan Ruby-Baird,

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A Contemporary Photographic Viewpoint

July 11, 1980 - August 16, 1980 A Contemporary Photographic Viewpoint celebrates the 10 year anniversary of the Visual Studies Workshop. The exhibition features the work of 20 photographers and VSW staff members.  Photographic methods include silver and non-silver photography mixed media, photo off-set, and large format images. Artists Nathan

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Erotica Neurotica

February 12, 1980 - March 29, 1980 Erotica Neurotica is a group exhibition featuring artworks that emphasize the line between the erotic, dreams, and personal introspection. Artists Susan Aldrich, Patricia Ambrogi, Jappie King Black, Patricia Bryan, Craig Clark, Eddie Davis, Frank Duffy, Denise Fabrizio, Renee Reeves Gibb, Mark Havill, Dellas

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Elizabeth’s Dream and Staff-O-Rama

January 12, 1980 - February 8, 1980 Elizabeth's Dream features a series of 12 mixed media paintings by Michael Harris, who explores color and space relationships and human emotions with painstaking technique. Staff-O-Rama features works by members of the gallery staff, including Albert Robbins, Antonio Petracca, and Roger Trietly. Photos

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Edwin Bryce Epoxy

December 8, 1979 - January 5, 1980 Edwin Bryce Epoxy by William Rowe includes a series of meticulously detailed photo-alterations. The simple sepia-toned portrait of Edwin Byrce Epoxy, a modern-day saint, starts the artist's phantasmagoric vision. Also exhibited are a collection of published books by the artist and color Xerography

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Inner Wall West Series

November 3, 1979 - December 6, 1979 Inner Wall West Series features a group of bas-relief panels of sand, stone, and acrylic by Kay Stowell. Photos

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Glass Art: Dateline Rochester

October 5, 1979 - November 30, 1979 Glass Art: Dateline Rochester is an invitational glass exhibition featuring 22 artists from the US and Europe, with examples of stained, blown, etched, and sculpture glass. Artists Dale Chihuly, Richard Marquis, Mary Shaffer, Valerie O'Hara, Leon Applebaum, Jody Storm, Nancy Gong, Lino Taglia

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Distillations

September 7, 1979 - October 5, 1979 Distillations features hand colored photographs and photo-etchings by Anna Pomaska (Rochester, NY). Photos

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The Movie Wasn’t Over And It Was My Last Quarter

August 3, 1979 - September 29, 1979 The Movie Wasn't Over and it Was My Last Quarter features recent work by Lyman Piersma and a selection of photographs from Buffalo's CEPA Gallery. Photos

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Fibervisions

March 12, 1978 - April 30, 1978 Fibervisions includes tapestries by Victoria Laneri and free-hanging fiber sculptures by Ginna Moseson. Photos

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Details

June 15, 1979 - July 28, 1979 Details is an exhibition of two and three dimensional art works by regional and national artists. The exhibition focuses on a detailed approach to the art-making,  precise technical involvement in a process, and an emphasis on control of the materials. Artists Sheila Wells,

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