Face Mask as a Canvas: Urban Arts Crawl Juried Art Exhibition

On view September 25 – October 25, 2020

See works by Mary Milliken, Leah Sorensen and Shannah Warwick from the safety of the sidewalk at The Rockwell as part of this community-wide walking exhibition

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The face mask has become a highly charged symbol of defiance/solidarity, self-expression/disguise, and beauty/functionality. All in all, it has become the symbol of the COVID era. In this special exhibition, artists have created a wearable fine art face mask as a means of expressing their view of these strange and intense times.

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The mask serves as a canvas, and the artists are encouraging us to explore themes around protection, mental health, activism, breath, and identity, to name a few.

See these special masks in this social-distance friendly exhibition, in the windows of your favorite Urban Arts Crawl venues.


Urban Arts Crawl is proudly presented by: 
The Rockwell Museum, The ARTS Council of the Southern Finger Lakes, and Urban Corning.
Made possible with support from the Community Foundation of Elmira-Corning and the Finger Lakes 

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