Past Exhibitions


February 16 – May 6, 2018 in the BNY Mellon Satellite Gallery

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Storyteller features ceramic works by artist Jami Porter Lara, who uses a 2000-year- old clay process to make objects that resemble a ubiquitous icon of modern life – the plastic bottle. Her purpose is to reconceptualize the plastic bottle to better represent its function as a precious object – a vessel – capable of sustaining human life.

Shelter: Crafting a Safe Home

September 8, 2017 - February 17, 2018 in the Main Gallery

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Shelter is universally identified as a basic human right, yet refuge and protection are out of reach for millions of people worldwide. How does lack of safety and security, from the physical elements as well as unseen external dangers, affect our psyche and ability to live and flourish? Shelter provides a forum for craft artists’ responses to issues of shelter—global and local, public and private.

Exhibition in Print: Repair and Renewal

September 8, 2017 - November 25, 2017 in the Studio Gallery

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Exhibition in Print: Repair and Renewal focuses on the metalwork tradition and the capacity for restoration which gave renewed life to objects and materials through innovative art expression rooted in traditional metalsmithing mediums such as silver, copper, and gold, and nontraditional found objects such as horsehair, syringes, soap, and credit cards.

Vantage Point

October 6, 2017 - February 4, 2018 in the BNY Mellon Satellite Gallery

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Filling 72 linear feet of wall space with hand-stitched imagery, embroidery artist Maggy Rozycki Hiltner’s artwork Vantage Point is an idealized landscape of a big blue sky, green grass, and puffy white clouds. Vantage Point details a world that she believes is still beautiful yet significantly impacted by human consumption and the prevalence of waste.

Our Passion

December 16, 2017 – March 24, 2018 in the Studio Gallery

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Our Passion highlights artwork by over 15 member artists of Turners Anonymous, Inc. in the craft field of woodworking. Curated by Dave Betler, the exhibition features emerging and established Woodworking professionals and encourage the public to experience a variety of woodworking techniques and forms, including innovative art expressions rooted in traditional wood mediums and the incorporation of other mediums such as plastic and metal.

Parts, Patterns, and Pieces

June 16, 2017 - September 17, 2017 at the BNY Mellon Satellite Gallery

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This interdisciplinary exhibit, is organized by Women of Visions, Inc., features artworks by regional artists and explores visual expressions related to Black hair. From intuitive geometry to strands of resistance, these African American artists adapt, innovate, and integrate cultural notions of adornment by drawing from within.

Oaths and Epithets: Works by Sonya Clark

April 21, 2017 - August 19, 2017 in the Main Gallery

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Artist Sonya Clark leads viewers on an investigation of the inherent histories embedded in familiar materials ranging from human hair, to thread, to gold. Discover how everyday objects act as both mirrors and sponges, reflecting and absorbing our personal and collective narratives.


April 21, 2017 - August 11, 2017 in The Studio

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Get ready to enter #PinballLand and discover the magical combination of weaving and engineering with the interactive exhibition by Jhenny Adams. #PinballLand evaluates the mixing of old and new technologies. Come and be immersed in this visual and interactive experience. View bright technicolor landscapes, question reality, and play a fun game of pinball!


March 1, 2017 - May 27, 2017 at the BNY Mellon Satellite Gallery

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/Kyoob/ derives from the phonetic spelling of “cube” and highlights a diversity of approaches to this geometric form. Comprised of over 20 original works, the exhibition features 17 artists from across the nation, Canada, Australia, and the Netherlands. Discover the simplicity of the cube and how it allows for countless interpretations in material, process, surface, and scale.