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Past Exhibits

Past CFAC exhibits.

Visions of Diversity: Coming Back Together 2017

September 14, 2017 - September 30, 2017
Visions of Diversity: Coming Back Together 2017

Artist: Syracuse University Alumni

Partnership with Office of Program Development Coming Back Together 2017

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14 Black Classicists

August 29, 2017 - September 30, 2017
14 Black Classicists

Artist: Curated by Dr. Michele Valerie Ronnick, Wayne State University

The figures in this exhibition inspire us to expand beyond the work of DuBois, Douglass, Crummell and others from the 1950s.

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NAMI Exhibit

June 27, 2017 - August 5, 2017
NAMI Exhibit

Artist: Various Artists

Annual National Association of Mental Illness, Syracuse Exhibition featuring various works from artists.

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MFA 2017: Let’s Be Dragons

April 11, 2017 - May 13, 2017
MFA 2017: Let’s Be Dragons

Artist: MFA Class of 2017

This exhibition will be an experiment in diverse environments. Each artists will create immersive artworks through different mediums that include prints, sculpture and film. The Master of Film Arts thesis artists are Justin Hill, Maria Spiess, Landon Perkins, Taro Takizawa, Adam Devkota, Ioana Turcan, and Dontato Rossi.

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I, too, am America: A Song of Race and Language

January 24, 2017 - March 25, 2017
I, too, am America: A Song of Race and Language

Artist: Jamaal Barber
Artist: Ann "Sole Sister" Johnson
Artist: Kleaver Cruz/Black Joy Project
Artist: Spencer Stultz '17

Based on Ralph Ellison's speech, "What children are Like," this exhbit, featuring photography and interactive sculptures, will allow the viewer to observe social benchmarks of our past.

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3rd Annual See Me Too Exhibition

June 28, 2016 - August 13, 2016
3rd Annual See Me Too Exhibition

Artist: Various
Artist: Karen Schwartz

An art in poetry show hosted in conjunction with NAMI. There will be live music, poetry readings, and a book signing by Karen Wintes Schwartz.

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Rosamond Gifford Zoo Exhibition

June 7, 2016 - June 21, 2016
Rosamond Gifford Zoo Exhibition

Artist: Various

A showcase of the winning photos from a photo contest hosted by the Rosamond Gifford Zoo.

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44th Annual Teenage Competitive Art Exhibition

May 7, 2016 - May 20, 2016
44th Annual Teenage Competitive Art Exhibition

Artist: Various

44th annual competition that features the work of underrepresented teen artists from Syracuse and Onondaga County high schools.

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As Bad As I Wanna Be: Reimaging Black Womanhood

January 30, 2016 - April 23, 2016
As Bad As I Wanna Be: Reimaging Black Womanhood

Artist: Nina Buxembaum
Artist: Kenyatta A.C. Hinkle
Artist: Delita Martin

Features mixed media showcasing narratives exploring the role of Black women's bodies.

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Question Bridge|Syracuse The Work of Ellen Blalock

October 25, 2014 - December 13, 2015
Question Bridge|Syracuse The Work of Ellen Blalock

Artist: Chris Johnson
Artist: Hank Willis Thomas
Artist: Ellen Blalock

This exhibit features "Question Bridge: Black Males" and "Question Bridge Syracuse: The Work of Ellen Blalock" which explore the Black male identity.

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RESISTANCE: Works by Najee Dorsey

August 29, 2015 - December 5, 2015
RESISTANCE: Works by Najee Dorsey

Artist: Najee Dorsey

Mixed media works by Najee Dorsey featuring heroes of civil rights movements and 20th century activists.

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Green Eyes: El Viejo work by Ben Cleeton

July 1, 2015 - August 15, 2015
Green Eyes: El Viejo work by Ben Cleeton

Artist: Ben Cleeton

A photo story that follows Luis "Green Eyes" Charlesman through his life and showcases the struggles he endured. Ultimately this story will show how prison impacts one's family and addresses the war on drugs.

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See Me Too Exhibition: June 29 – August 15, 2015

June 29, 2015 - August 15, 2015
See Me Too Exhibition: June 29 – August 15, 2015

Artist: Various
Artist: Karen Schwartz

Collaboration with NAMI to support families of persons with mental illness, fight stigma, and advocate services. Will feature live music, poetry readings, and book signings by Karen Schwartz.

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43rd Annual Teenage Competitive Art Exhibition

May 30, 2015 - June 15, 2015
43rd Annual Teenage Competitive Art Exhibition

Artist: Various

43rd annual competition that showcases the works of underrepresented teen artists in Syracuse and Onondaga County high schools.

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Post Basquiat: North-South Contemporaneities

March 26, 2015 - May 16, 2015
Post Basquiat: North-South Contemporaneities

Artist: Jean Michel Basquiat
Artist: Emilio Martinez
Artist: Elijah Mzilikaze

This exhibit illuminates the form and style of Basquiat that was used to study the province of Contemporaneity.

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Afronauts by Cristina De Middel

January 17, 2015 - February 28, 2015
Afronauts by Cristina De Middel

Artist: Cristina De Middel

Inspired by the true story of Zambia's efforts to send the first continenral African into space.

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The Art of Re-Memory: Alumni Artists 1965 – 2014

September 20, 2014 - September 20, 2014
The Art of Re-Memory: Alumni Artists 1965 – 2014

Artist: Alumni Artists

This exhibition is part of the Black and Latino Homecoming Weekend Coming Back Together and will display the work of 20 Alumni artists.

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See Me Exhibition

June 10, 2014 - June 10, 2014
See Me Exhibition

Artist: Various
Artist: Karen Winters Schwartz

Readings from poets and a reading/book signing by Karen Winters Schwartz.

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42nd Annual Teenage Competitive Art Exhibition

May 31, 2014 - May 14, 2014
42nd Annual Teenage Competitive Art Exhibition

Artist: Various

This exhibit features the work of underrepresented teen artists. Prizes will be awards to winners of two-dimensional and three-dimensional categories. A panel of judges will be made up from local art professionals. Participants attend Syracuse City high schools and suburban Onondaga County high schools.

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Three in Harmony

March 8, 2014 - May 13, 2014
Three in Harmony

Artist: Eunjung
Artist: JeeEun
Artist: Veronica

This exhibit features a collection of contemporary pieces inspired by the Korean ceramic tradition.

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Philippe Dodard: 'The Idea of Modernity in Haitian Contemporary Art'

September 14, 2013 - February 7, 2014
Philippe Dodard: 'The Idea of Modernity in Haitian Contemporary Art'

Artist: Philippe Dodard

Featuring work from Philippe Dodard, this exhibit showcases the artisit's connection to political, social, and culture movements in Haiti through bold brush strokes and vibrant color combinations.

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