Exhibitions Current Seen: Seeing Change
October 4-November 16, 2019 VSW Gallery
Visual Studies Workshop is pleased to present new works recently made in Rochester, NY by contemporary artists that approach or call for changes to current world subjects including, but not limited to environment, immigration, health, race, policy, social awareness, feminism, gender, and activism. Artists in the VSW exhibition include Alicia Taylor Austin, Alejandro Cartagena, Trevor Parlo Clement, Kes Efstathiou, Rachel Fein-Smolinksi, Cody Filardi, W. Michelle Harris, Ileana Doble Hernandez, Jason Lazarus, Adam Maida, Rigoberto Diaz Martinez, Louie Palu, and Lytton Smith.
Seeing Change is part of the biennial project Current Seen October 4-November 17, 2019, organized by Rochester Contemporary Art Center (RoCo). Director of RoCo, Bleu Cease, writes that, “Current Seen is intended to support the region’s growing contemporary art community by bringing new curatorial voices and new artworks together in Downtown Rochester.”
VSW Exhibitions are made possible by in part by the Visual Art Program of the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature; the Max and Marian Farash Foundation; Joy of Giving Something; and Monroe County.