Time and Motion

  The Joys-and Challenges- of Abstraction Sunday, April 23 2:00 pm Join artists Barbara Mink and Patty Brown to discuss their work, technique, and the show’s theme of Time and Motion.

Art in Tompkins County: Then and Now II

  Gallery artists open the new year with art that reflects Ithaca’s past and present. State of the Art will celebrate Tompkins County Bicentennial with half of our artists having shown their work in January, and the other half in February. This month’s artists: Eva Capobianco, Gurdon Brewster, Daniel McPheeters, Jane Dennis, Janet Sherman, Margaret […]

Spend the weekend with Laurie Anderson

  But start out at State of the Art! We’ll be hosting a pre-performance reception at State of the Art from 6-8pm. Come join us for a wine tasting from Bet the Farm, Aurora, NY, and lively conversation. Then Sunday check out the Artist Panel Sunday | September 22 | 2:00pm-4:00pm Museum of the Earth […]


I have chosen a radical new direction for my current work. My previously muscular, vigorously chromatic, and heavily layered paintings have evolved in the direction of the spare, the muted, and the geometric. Using unprimed canvas and linen into which the paint soaks, as well as floats above, I am taking a new measured and […]

Event Horizons

On November 6 SOAG opens a new solo show by Barbara Mink. “Event Horizons” features mainly large-scale abstracts in acrylics and oils. Mink says this body of work is the culmination of her thinking about connections between painting and science. “Ten years ago I founded an annual winter festival which features performers in both the  […]