Art on the Porches 2015 is June 20 on Ruskin Avenue in the historic neighborhood of Strathmore in Syracuse. This year we will be encouraging our neighbors and friends to create the 2015 poster. Art on the Porches is a day filled with color, sound, and flavor. Your poster design should incorporate the theme of beautiful art and beautiful homes on a beautiful day. The homes on Ruskin Ave with
With just over 5 days to go to this years Art On The Porches we are delighted to reveal the artists who will be exhibiting on the various porches and lawns of Ruskin Ave. We have old favorites such as Elizabeth Andrews and Jonas Sickler, as well as many new artists showing and selling their work this year. Read More…
We are delighted to announce this year’s Art On The Porches poster competition winner. The winning poster was designed by Clare Rauch. You will be able to see the poster around Syracuse over the next few weeks and of course it will be featured at the festival itself. Congratulations Clare!
We have three artists left to reveal for this years Art On The Porches musical line up before we can announce the full schedule so here we go….
First off we have the Kambuyu Marimba Ensemble!
We asked Sue Boyle, the creator of Art On The Porches, to share her personal history of the event right back from when it all started in 1999! Here is what Sue wrote – I have recently been asked to recap the history of Art on the Porches for our new blog. I have been stressing out about this task because not only was it a LIFETIME ago for me,
Continuing with the announcement of our musical performers are Mark Nanni and The Intention! A Swingin’ hot zydeco style jazz trio, The Intention can be found most thursday nights at Phoebe’s (across from Syracuse stage) . Drummer Josh Dekaney, bassist Max McKee, and pianist, accordionist & vocalist Mark Nanni will get you movin’!
We only have a few more musicians to announce so without further ado here are the next two!
First we have the the Black Squirrels!
The Black Squirrels set their anchor in the traditional fiddle tunes of Irish, English, French Canadian, and American descent, and tilt their sails to a variety of whimsical influences. The repertoire includes both instrumental contra dance tunes (jigs, reels, waltzes, etc.) and songs performed in vocal harmony in classic string band style.
Now for some more performers at this years Art On The Porches! We will have Zeke Leonard! Zeke is a well known professor at SU – also a tinkerer ,inventor and repurposer of found items. He recently recreated Luigi Russolo’s ”Intonarumori” – the fabled acoustic noise-generating devices from 1913 for the world renowned Kronos Quartet.
This years Art on the Porches is very excited to host some of the best and most creative musicians from our neighborhood and Central New York!
We will announce several performers at a time in the coming days and weeks and we are proud to start off with –
Art on the Porches 2014 is June 14 on Ruskin Ave in the historic neighborhood of Strathmore in Syracuse. This year we will be encouraging our neighbors and friends to create the 2014 poster. All ages are encouraged to participate and all mediums will be accepted. All work must be original. We will not accept anything derivative i.e. a picture or photo from another artist that has been photo shopped.