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Coronavirus Corning Tower ‘NY Tough’

April 23, 2020 – Albany, NY – The Corning Tower is lit up with NY Tough at the Empire State Plaza in Albany. (Mike Groll/Office of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo) Governor Cuomo: “Healthcare professionals and essential workers are the ones on the front lines every day carrying us through this crisis. New Yorkers owe their More »

Light Work Exhibition — Dionne Lee: Trap and Lean-to

(Syracuse – NY) — With great pleasure,  Light Work presents Trap and Lean-to, a solo exhibition of photographs by Oakland-based artist Dionne Lee. A multimedia artist, Lee employs video, collage, photography, and sculpture to explore American landscape and her place within its complex history. As an African American woman, she sees the natural world as More »

OG’s Against Violence: City-Wide Violence Reduction Expo Held October 19th

OG’s Against Violence played host to a city-wide Violence Reduction Expo. Saturday, October 19th 12:00-4:00 p.m. at the SALT Space, 103 Wyoming Street. The event was held to broaden awareness of anti-violence resource within the Syracuse Community for those who do not have access to these resources This brought together anti-violence groups, programs, and initiatives More »

Announcing the Recipients 2019 Light Work Grants in Photography

Light Work is pleased to announce the 45th annual Light Work Grants in Photography. The 2019 recipients are Trevor Clement, Lali Khalid, and Reka Reisinger. Established in 1975, it is one of the longest-running photography fellowship programs in the country. Each recipient receives a $3,000 award, is published in Contact Sheet: The Light Work Annual, More »

Rep. Katko Announces Winner of 2019 Congressional Art Competition

Syracuse, New York — U.S. Rep. John Katko (NY-24) today announced Olivia Bigtree, an 11th grader student at Manlius Pebble Hill School, as the winner of the 2019 Congressional Art Competition for the 24th Congressional District. Her photograph will be on display in the United States Capitol for the next year. “Thank you to all the talented high More »

Congressman John Katko Announces 2019 Congressional Art Competition

Syracuse, New York — U.S. Rep. John Katko (NY-24) today announced the details of the 2019 Artistic Discovery Congressional Art Competition. All high school students living in the 24th Congressional District of New York are eligible to submit an entry. The Congressional Art Competition is an annual event hosted by the House of Representatives. It allows high More »

DEC Announces “WomenHuntFishNY” Photo Contest Winners

Six Winners Selected out of 2,000 Entries (Photo)Small Game Hunting, Monroe County, Susan Janowski In celebration of International Women’s Day (March 8) and Women’s History Month, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos announced the winners of the 2018 “WomenHuntFishNY” statewide photo contest. “In DEC’s first-ever statewide photo contest to celebrate More »