• WOMEN on WOMEN
    Date09/04/2015 - 09/26/2015
    ArtistsMaryRose Griffin & Judy Salton
    “WOMEN on WOMEN”, an exhibit by MaryRose & Judy Salton is a celebration of their marriage. It will run through September 26, 2015 and features paintings, drawings and prints of women. Images include Salton’s large, 4’ x 16’ mural of portraits of friends and a watercolor figure series. MaryRose is showing a large oil figure painting along with her dynamic black & white figure studies. In celebration of the State St. Block Party and the LUMA Projection Festival the gallery will be open Friday Sept. 4th from 3 pm to 11 pm and Saturday 12- 5 pm. The Cooperative Gallery, a popular stop on the First Friday Art Walk, located at 213 State Street in Binghamton, is open on First Friday 3- 9 pm and regularly Fridays from 3-6 and Saturdays from 12- 4 pm. Find us on Facebook at Cooperative Gallery 213 and sign up for our weekly e-newsletter on our website at www.cooperativegallery.com or on our Facebook page.
  • "Sticks, Stones and Scavenged Bones" by Don Sharpe / Work by Jeanne VanBuren
    Date02/05/2016 - 02/27/2016
    ArtistsJeanne VanBuren and Don Sharpe
    “Sticks and Stones and Scavenged Bones” by Don Sharpe and New Works by Jeanne Van Buren features found art sculptures by Don Sharpe and paintings and photography by Jeanne Van Buren. Don Sharpe explains, “My work is inspired by the cyclical beauty of nature and the neglect of man. Blending the two, my intent is to salvage the remains and reconstruct my world.” Lately he has been creating rock sculptures in situ, mostly along the river, and he is anxious to share these “gravitational meditations” in his “playtime with rocks” Third Thursday workshop which is free and open to the public.
  • Fifth Weekend: Life Drawing Weekend for Members
    Date04/29/2016 - 05/01/2016
    ArtistsMember Artists
    Three days of painting and drawing together with live model and still life. Register for Friday, Saturday, or Sunday. Brunch on Sunday.
  • The Afterlife of Discarded Objects: A Reading
    Date05/19/2016 - 05/19/2016
    ArtistsNatalia Andrievskikh and others
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    Memoirs and Artwork about significant objects from our childhood collected from all over the world. Natalia Andreivskikh and Andrei Guruianu have solicited memories expressed in stories and art and Natalia and some of the authors will share some of these short memoirs. Gallery members will display some art on the theme of discarded objects and their significance in memory.
  • TRASH Eco Art in Collaboration
    Date06/02/2016 - 06/25/2016
    ArtistsPeg Johnston and many collaborators
    The Cooperative Gallery 213 is sponsoring the first Environmental Art exhibit June 2-25, 2016, titled TRASH! A Collaborative EcoArt curated by Peg Johnston. It opens Thursday June 2nd from 6-8 pm and First Friday from 3 pm to 9 pm. Many of the artists will talk about their art and working with specific materials on Third Thursday June 16th at 7 pm. All events are free and open to the public. "This exhibit is filled with amazing art made from all kinds of materials from paper to plastics, fabric to scrap metal, styrofoam to recycled wood,” says Peg Johnston, an artist at the Cooperative Gallery in Binghamton NY. “I am fascinated with materials that most would call waste and creating art from them.” Beyond use of non-traditional art materials, works in this show will bring attention to the plight of our environment and our role in both creating and remediating environmental destruction.
  • Transience and Continuance
    Date02/03/2017 - 02/26/2017
    ArtistsKathryn Niles with Tess Zizak
    Kathryn Niles, who teaches at Binghamton University, and Tess Zizak, a BFA candidate at BU, are showing “Transience and Continuance,” featuring transient images by Niles, such as the “End of Season Milkweed” with pods and fall leaves. Zizak works primarily in landscape paintings, both watercolor and oil, as well as pen-and-ink drawings of trees.
  • "What Meets the Eye" & "Aloha"
    Date07/07/2017 - 07/28/2017
    ArtistsEileen Seeley Schlag & Karen Fedczuk
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    An exhibit by new member Eileen Seeley Schlag entitled "What meets the eye and touches the heart." Also on display is “Aloha” Recent Works by Karen Fedczuk, a long time gallery member known for her fine print making.
  • Renewal and Contrast
    Date08/04/2017 - 08/27/2017
    ArtistsAubrey Clark and John Thomson
    About 'Renewal' Aubrey Clark says, "Renewal is part of the process of revisiting work, materials, and ideas. Recurring themes emerge to engage me: the natural resources of clean water, fresh air, fertile soil, animals and plants, planet sustainability, and life cycles.” 'Contrast' by John Thompson comprises drawings and small scale sculptures that reflect a life long interest in the natural world. He says, "In these pieces there is apt to be a contrast between organic and geometric forms.”
  • Treelove / Collection
    Date02/02/2018 - 02/24/2018
    ArtistsMartha Colgan / Nancy Ryan
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    On First Friday, February 2, 3-9:00 p.m., Cooperative Gallery 213 opened exhibits by Nancy Ryan, titled "Collection," and by Martha Colgan, titled "Treelove." The dual exhibit, running through Feb. 24, presents two experienced artists following their artistic curiosity. The front part of the gallery this month is a group show of black, white, and grey works by various exhibiting artists of Cooperative Gallery 213, titled "50 Shades of Grisaille."
  • Real & Imagined
    Date08/02/2018 - 07/25/2018
    ArtistsCaroline Fay and John Carroll
    Video linkReal & Imagined
    Our two newest members, Caroline Fay and John Carroll have an opening reception on August 2nd from 5-8 pm and First Friday 3- 9 pm. The exhibition titled, ‘Real & Imagined’ brings together oil paintings from two fine artists on two unique paths to representational painting.