Artist in Residence Studio

Artist Projects

SUMMER 2016
‘Cuse Art Cart | Justin Mastrangelo
Justin Mastrangelo designed and built a mobile art cart that provides communities with instruction in art making processes including screen printing, drawing, painting, and various fabric arts.

SPRING 2016
Work Won’t Kill You | Patty Ortiz
The WWKY workforce applies the tools of art in a forensic fashion through the collection and systematic examination of images from the Near Westside neighborhood; people, places and moments that reflect the history and character of this community.


FALL 2015
WorksInProgress | Laura Heyman
Curated by Laura Heyman, the program presents exhibitions by local artists wishing to engage the public in dialogue about recent work.


SPRING 2015
Urban Birds and People Under the Trees
| Moira Williams
Installation of several community bird house sculptures and public bird and butterfly gardens within the neighborhood. Culminated in a community celebration that engaged visitors in bird watching, feeding, and interacting.

This project was partially financed by a mini-grant from The Cornell Lab of Ornithology.

Bus Shelters | Brendan Rose
A product of his year-long residency, Brendan worked with members of the community to develop a series of four small-scale works for the neighborhood including three bus stops and an abstract sculpture in Jack’s Senior Area, a small community gathering space.

Pennies at the Quarters | Brendan Rose
Inspired by the resilient beauty of the Near Westside, the artist created a space altering installation composed of a colorful field of 10,000 pennies.


FALL 2014
Fermented Freedom Moira Williams
Constructed artifacts that recall 3 walks taken by the artist on the Underground Railroad Trail from Syracuse, NY to Harriet Tubman’s home in Auburn, NY.


SPRING  2014

Persistence of Vision (Blink, Slide and Drift) | Colleen Woolpert
A series of public events with each event having a related participatory component based on modes of perception.

Life Hacking Workshops | John Cardone
An 12 week series of life hacking workshops for Fowler High School Students.


FALL 2013

Syracuse Pedestrian Routes: A Mile in Their Shoes | John Cardone
An urban infrastructural intervention that commemorates the invisible journeys of Syracuse residents while providing new ways to experience the city.

Forgotten New York: Re-tagging Our Native Heritage | Peter Edlund
Painted translations of New York State place-names of Iroquois-language origin consisting of a series of spray-painted stencils and oil paintings.