Makers & Mentors

February 5 - March 13, 2016
Opening Reception: February 5, 6-9pm
Artistsí Talk:
Saturday, February 6 at 1pm
First Friday:
March 4, 6-9pm

Featuring new and recent artworks by:
Sheldon Berlyn (Penn Yan, NY)
Russell Floersch (New York, NY)
Juan Perdiguero (Oswego, NY/Madrid, SP)
Kathleen Sherin (Buffalo, NY)
Gerardo Tan (Manila, PH)



Makers & Mentors highlights the importance of art education in the Western/Central New York Region and celebrates the artwork and influence of the regionís accomplished artists. The exhibition series includes Mid/Late career artists exhibiting alongside their former students, many of whom have gone on to become educators themselves. This year, Makers & Mentors will include celebrated abstract painter, Sheldon Berlyn and four former students. All studied with Berlyn during his tenure as professor at SUNY at Buffalo from 1962-1999.

Sheldon Berlyn
Russell Floersch
Juan Perdiguero


Kathleen Sherin
Gerardo Tan




A Conversation with Sheldon Berlyn from Rochester Contemporary (RoCo) on Vimeo.

Underwritten by:
  Sponsored by:
HBTVSSC Stewart Davis &
Anne Havens

Jean F. Geisel
One Hip Chic Optical
Raul & Charlotte Herrera
David & Marjorie Perlman
Hugh & Mary Clare Hamlin
Greece Dermatological Associates
February Mortgage Sponsor:
Kristine Bouyoucos

Wine Sponsor:
Atwater Estate Vineyards
Exhibitions at RoCo are funded in part by:
The New York State Council on the Arts
The Rochester Area Community Foundation
The Gouvernet Arts Fund
The Mary S. Mulligan Charitable Trust
The Foster Charitable Trust
The John & Barbara Lovenheim Charitable Trust