Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Art students to present 'Sharing Space Learning Place' in Hornell

An exhibition by the Space and Place students in the Foundations Program, School of Art and Design at Alfred University (AU) will present “Sharing Space Learning Place,” Friday, March 4, 6-8:30 p.m. at the Hornell Community Arts Center at the Broadway Mall, Hornell. The event is free and open to the public. This collaborative art exhibition reflects on social interactions and the evolution of community relationships within the context of Hornell. Through a variety of mediums and methods, each project provides an opportunity to learn about Hornell’s inhabitants and environment. These interactive installations serve to bring the nuances of Hornell to light and foster imagination. AU art and design majors whose works will be on display include: Emma Percy, a senior from Clarence; Brenna Hahne, junior, Groton; Faith Lanfear, sophomore, Binghamton; Dan Cohen, senior, Pennsylvania; Isaiah Palmeri, senior, Putney, VT; and Ian Allen, junior, West Paris, Maine. Space and Place is a course offered by the Sculpture/Dimensional Studies Division, School of Art and Design. The class spends the semester working in the Hornell Community Arts Center, conducting research around and about the City of Hornell., and creating events that engage the community. This is the first event of the semester. The second will be the Hornell Art Walk on Saturday, April 30, and will feature projects at various locations throughout the city.