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Farm art graces countryside

May 19, 2019

Farm art graces countryside By Katie Keyser – Living and Leisure Editor Katie Keyser/contributing photographer Alice Muhlback of Ithaca painted the design on Jim Povero’s resin mule to highlight his Hee Haw Hops sign and […]

A reel chance to shine

April 21, 2019

Peter Hartsock used his 1800-era home on South Main Street, Homer, to film “The House on Pumpkin Drive.” The 15-minute movie, a horror in a comic setting, will appear at the Blackbird Film Festival at […]

Music legacy sculpture in full swing

April 7, 2019

Scott Oldfield is enjoying the steady pace of his latest public artwork at SUNY Cortland — a wall sculpture that will highlight the college’s musical legacy between 1960 and 1990. “It’s getting there. It’s all […]

Art smart

February 17, 2019

Ashley Casterline’s charcoal drawing of her uncle’s pile of Converse sneakers came together easily. “It was cool. And it didn’t take me that long. It’s charcoal. It’s easy to maneuver around,” the Homer High School […]

Celebrating snails

October 28, 2018

GROTON — As a little girl playing in her New Jersey home’s backyard, Marla Coppolino lifted a rock and found tiny snails — only a few millimeters in size. “These tiny snails opened a huge […]

Arts and Wine fest a tastemaker

August 6, 2018

A pirate-themed board was the perfect pick for Joshua Veintimilla as he filled in the drawing of a skull with red paint. “I love them because they have one eyepatch and a hook as a […]

An inspiring canvas

June 19, 2018

CORTLAND — You may look at parts of Cortland and see areas of empty land void of purpose. Crystal Lyon sees an area for artistic sculptures. You may see aging buildings with faded bricks. Lyon […]

Finer points of creativity

May 5, 2018

E.J. Banas sat Tuesday in a chair at Ascend Gallery on Central Avenue in Cortland and received a tattoo on his arm. The tattoo, a Japanese-style snake with flowers, covered a portion of Banas’ forearm. […]