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Sweepings by Cory Card

February 1, 2019 - March 16, 2019

Opening Reception: February 1, 6-9pm

Card's Sweepings is an intimate examination of detritus. Debris, dust, lint, and hair accumulate—in corners, under furniture, or in the drain—until they are casually swept up and discarded. The drawings in Sweepings reveal the intricate beauty of these detrital objects, waste shed by the body or left to decay. They simultaneously animate and arrest the intimate, if overlooked, evidence of our inevitable disintegration.

About the Artist

Cory E. Card is an artist, curator, and educator residing in Rochester, NY. He currently teaches courses in drawing at Rochester Institute of Technology and Monroe Community College, and works as an Object Preparator at the George Eastman Museum. From 2013 to 2017, he was the curator of the View art center (Old Forge, NY), where he organized over 80 exhibitions. He has exhibited throughout Central/Western New York and has works in the collections of Rochester Institute of Technology and The Popular Music Research Unit at Goldsmiths, University of London.


  • February 1, 2019 - March 16, 2019