Calendar of Exhibits in Cortland NY

First FridayFirst Friday Art Experience

5-8 pm. This event on the First Friday of each month will encourage collaboration among non-profit, university, and commercial venues to showcase the wealth of talent of local potters, painters, artisan crafters, poets and musicians in our community. For more information e-mail, visit, Facebook or call (607) 753-1188.

Cemetery Art Show Submit August 15-29, Opening September 5, 2014

Beard Building Gallery

The Beard Gallery, located at 9 Main St., is a collaborative effort of SUNY Cortland, the Cortland Downtown Partnership, SUNY Cortland AEA, and the Cultural Council of Cortland County. Gallery hours are 10 am to 6 pm Tuesdays through Fridays and 10 am to 2 pm on Saturdays. Closed Sundays and Mondays.

Dowd Fine Arts Gallery, SUNY Cortland (Beard Building, 9 Main Street)

Faculty Biennial 2015

The Dowd Gallery is pleased to present Faculty Biennial 2015, which highlights recent work by ten members of the Art and Art History Department at SUNY Cortland. The exhibition offers students the opportunity to view work by their mentors, and it gives the campus community and region the chance to contemplate artwork in a wide range of media being produced within the Department. Featured artists include Martine Barnaby, Jeremiah Donovan, Lori Ellis, Charles Heasley, Kevin Mayer, Jenn McNamara, Paul Parks, Jaroslava Prihodova, Vaughn Randall and Bryan Valentine Thomas. Participants teach courses in art history, ceramics, design, drawing, fibers, painting, photography, printmaking, new media and sculpture. The exhibition will be on view from January 26 - February 20, 2015.

Events and Programs:

-An opening reception will be held on January 29 from 4 - 6 pm.

-An artists' talk featuring Jeremiah Donovan, Charles Heasley, Kevin Mayer, Jenn McNamara and Bryan Valentine Thomas will take place on February 4 at 5 pm.

- An artists' talk featuring Martine Barnaby, Lori Ellis, Paul Parks, Jaroslava Prihodova and Vaughn Randall will take place on February 10 at 5 pm.

The Dowd Gallery is located in SUNY Cortland's Dowd Fine Arts Center, Room 106, corner of Graham Avenue and Prospect Terrace, Cortland, NY.

Gallery hours are 10 am - 4 pm Monday-Friday and by appointment. Closed whenever the university is not in session. For more information, call 753-4216, e-mail or visit their web site. All programs are free and open to the public. Group tours are available; please inquire.

Borg-Warner Morse TEC Art Gallery, Center for the Arts in Homer

Rock Garden Group Exhibit PosterSeptember 20 - October 24, Rock Garden Group Exhibit

Opening Reception September 19, 5:30-8:30 pm.

2104 participating artists are Jae Hyang Oh, Bryna Silbert, Kevin Sheets, Fred Zimmerman, Melissa Sarat, Liz Sharp, Terri Fendya, Donna Faivre-Roberts, and Cheri Sheridan.

Borg-Warner Morse TEC Art Gallery, 72 S. Main St., Homer. Hours Monday through Friday 10 am to 4:30 pm or by appointment. For more information call (607) 749-4900 or e-mail


CPF Gallery

Gallery hours: Monday - Friday, 10 am - 5:30 pm & Saturday, 10 am - 2 pm. The gallery is located at Cortland Picture Frame Co., 9 N. Main St., Cortland. For more information call (607) 756-6499.

Cortland Free Library

February - Adrienne Koesterer

March - Katrina Martin

We feature month-long rotating displays in our art gallery. Please contact the library at 753-1042, if you'd like to display your work in our gallery.

Hope Lake Lodge

The Cultural Council of Cortland County is cosponsoring a continuing exhibit of local art with Hope Lake Lodge in Virgil. Works will be rotated semi-annually. Paintings and photographs are of local scenes, all of which are for sale and framed, ready to hang. All works are on display for six months or until sold and a 20% commission is given to CCCC. The CCCC’s mission is to promote the arts in Cortland County and values collaboration with other local organizations and businesses. For more information call (607) 753-1188, e-mail, or visit