'Forces of Nature' are on Display at the Cooperative Gallery 213

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The Cooperative Gallery 213 presents ‘Forces of Nature’, an exhibit of oil paintings by Glenda Blake and photographs by Chuck Haupt for the month of April. As the title suggests, the subject is nature with paintings that suggest Impressionism paired with black and white photographs. http://wskg.org/audio/hauptblake.mp3

 

Photo credit: Cooperative Gallery 213

LUMA Lights Up Binghamton

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In its second year, the LUMA Projection Arts Festival uses high-powered projectors to ‘animate’ the facades of buildings and create dynamic shows. This year also features a juried competition. Organizers Joshua Ludzki and Nick Rubenstein talk about the technique of making buildings move with light. “LUMA, the largest projection fine arts and entertainment festival in the United States, returns on September 2nd. Last year, 25,000 people gathered in Downtown Binghamton, NY, to celebrate a bold confluence of technology and visual arts. LUMA is a festival founded by artists, for artists, with the wholehearted embrace of an entire city.

An Award-winning Photographer Displays his Work in Binghamton

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The Orazio Salati Studio and Gallery is presenting the work of award-winning photographer Joel Nsadha for two months beginning on July 1. Joel Nsadha won Best Photograph from National Geographic for the photograph you see above.  He tells about winning that prize and his career as a photographer. http://wskg.org/audio/nsadhamix.mp3

 

Photo credit: Joel Nsadha

An Artist Looks at How We Learn and What We Learn

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‘This is the Way We Play and Learn’ is an exhibit of works by artist Rich Harrington at the Anthony Brunelli Fine Arts Gallery on State Street in Binghamton. He uses images from reading textbooks from the 50s and 60s.  He uses these evocative images with humor to make a more serious point about that era. http://wskg.org/audio/harringtonmix.mp3

 

Photo credit: Rich Harrington

Mitchell Visoky displays encaustic paintings at the Salati Gallery

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Artist Mitchell Visoky works in many media, including encaustic painting which has an ancient history.  Techniques of encaustic painting have advanced and now this ancient art is being rediscovered by modern artists. Visoky is exhibiting his recent work at Orazio Salati’s Gallery on State Street in downtown Binghamton.  

Jonathan Biggers presents "Ho, Ho, Ho!" at United Presbyterian Church

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Organist Jonathan Biggers talks with WSKG’s Bill Snyder about his holiday concert at United Presbyterian Church. The First Friday event includes music by Tchaikovsky, J.S. Bach, Olivier Messiaen and there’s even a sing-along. http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/wskg/local-wskg-1037709.mp3

Photograph courtesy Aidan-Sally via Flickr