ArtRage: The Norton Putter Gallery

505 Hawley Avenue Syracuse, NY

WELCOME! HOURS: W, Th, F 2-7pm & Sat 12-4pm

ArtRage is no ordinary gallery.

We are committed to breaking down the art world’s boundaries about who is welcome. We believe that everyone has the right to art and that art is essential to building an open, just world. Our vision for change is one that creates a community of open-minded, tolerant individuals with an appreciation for the inclusion of art in everyday life. We offer the community an experience that encourages the breakdown of boundaries so that people can see themselves in the work and then in one another. We exhibit art that cultivates critical thinking skills; leading to question the power structures that exist in our society and to imagine other ways of life.

That, we believe, is the seed of a movement for cultural and social change.

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Artist Talk with Ben Altman & Paul Pearce

October 8, 20147:00 pmto9:00 pm

Join us for an Artist Talk featuring two CNY artists, Ben Altman of Ithaca, NY and Paul Pearce from Syracuse, NY. Both artists are featured in GLOBALissues. CLIMATEmatters. socialCHANGE.

photo credit copyright 2012  Neil Chowdury

Ben Altman trained as an artist by studying Physics, towing icebergs, racing sailboats, and working as a commercial photographer. After moving to the United States from his native England in the early 1980’s he spent twenty-five years in Chicago; he now lives near Ithaca, New York. In addition to photography Ben works with sound, installation, assemblage, video, participation, and a collective. His work has been exhibited recently in New York, Philadelphia, Chicago, and Fort Wayne, Indiana. “The More That Is Taken Away” is fiscally sponsored by Artspire, a program of the New York Foundation for the Arts, and received a Film Finishing Funds grant from the New York State Council on the Arts. Talk Tompkins was awarded a 2014 Artist in Community Decentralization grant. With 2×2 Collective Ben was a resident artist in 2012 at Sculpture Space, Utica, New York. He is an alumnus of NYFA’s MARK professional development program.

photo credit copyright 2012 Bob Gates

Paul W. Pearce lives and works in the house where he grew up, in Mattydale, NY. He was drafted into the army and was commissioned as a Lieutenant in the Artillery. He fought in the central highlands of Vietnam in 1968 and 1969. He completed his MA in Art (Printmaking and Photography) at SUNY Oswego where he currently teaches Photography in the Art department. As a staff member of the Syracuse Peace Council, he worked in their print shop (SPC Press) and coordinated their cable TV program, “The People’s 60 Minutes” (SPC-TV) for over twenty years. He was a co-director of Altered Space gallery in Syracuse, NY. His work has been exhibited locally and nationally. He was awarded grants from Light Work in 1981 and 2008.

Free to the Public. Light refreshments served.

GLOBALissues. CLIMATEmatters. SocialCHANGE.

September 6, 2014 12:00 pmtoOctober 18, 2014 4:00 pm
Design credit 2014 Laurie Gilmore Selleck

G.C.C. is the first juried exhibition hosted by the ArtRage Gallery! The submission process was open to all contemporary artists, including Central New York artists, who are creating work that fits the ArtRage mission to inspire resistance, promote social awareness, support social justice, challenge preconceptions, and encourage cultural change.   The result is an exhibition of the work of 24 artists, one-third of whom are from Central New York, that reveals their diverse talent and demonstrates the range of social and environmental issues that concern many of today’s artists. The exhibition had three jurors: Mary Murray, the curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Munson-Williams Proctor Arts Institute; Debora Ryan, an independent curator whose more than two decades of museum experience include 13 years as the curator at the Everson Museum of Art; and Rose Viviano, ArtRage Gallery’s curator and director.

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2014-15 Sponsors

The ArtRage Gallery and the CORA Foundation
extends our sincere appreciation to our Sustaining Sponsors:
and to our Season Sponsors:
Kathy Barry & Brian Caufield, Annemarie Deegan, Ann Jamison,
Mary Kuhn, Walter Putter & Marilyn Smith, Robert Sarason & Jane Burkhead,
Ben Tupper, Jeff Unaitis and Amy Zamkoff
for sponsoring our entire 2014-15 exhibition season!


HOURS: W., Th., F. 2-7pm & Sat. 12-4pm

PosterWorks at the ArtRage gallery is devoted to providing income for the operation of the gallery space. Every purchase from our large stock of posters, cards, T-shirts, DVD’s and books helps us pay for exhibits, rent and utilities! Located inside the gallery, at 505 Hawley Avenue, PosterWorks carries over 100 posters in stock and offers a selection of exhibit related materials for sale. Come and see the largest viewable collection of Syracuse Cultural Workers posters available anywhere in the U.S! Framed versions, at very reasonable prices, are also available for many posters.