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Employment Equity in the Arts for People with Disabilities, April 16

In order to connect with our community, we have to reflect our community. Join us to talk about employment equity in the arts for people with disabilities. Come learn about ways to create employment opportunities for people with disabilities at …

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Sophia Ahmed Sattar in the Ramp Gallery, March 17–April 13, 2015

Arabic calligraphy in all its aesthetic and linguistic complexity is little understood in the West, and often regarded as an art form belonging to the classic Islamic arts, therefore, the past. Sophia Ahmed Sattar’s idea is to explore the long …

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Make Art Your Business: Applying for Attention and Getting Your Work Out There, March 24

In this workshop, ArtSpan Artist Brett Walker shows the ins and outs of submitting your work to open calls for shows, publications, and how to apply for grants and residencies. Learn practical tips for finding open calls, maintaining a database …

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Artist Interview: Danielle Evans

At the opening for Refuge & Refuse, I was able to talk to artist and former Bulb resident, Danielle Evans, about her work and what it was like to see herself presented in a gallery for the first time. She spoke …

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Artist Interview: Judith Leinen

Sculpture by Judith Leinen, film by Robin Lasser How did you initially become involved with the Albany Bulb? Do you have a personal stake in the Bulb or did you see this project as being an opportunity to get involved …

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DIS/PLAY Opening Reception

In DIS/PLAY artists with and without disabilities claim and define their own identities, experiment, and make their own rules. Thursday, March 26, 2015, 6–9pm, meet the artists of DIS/PLAY, engage in multimodal art explorations and enjoy live painting and comedy in the gallery among the art.

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Vortok in The Ramp Gallery, February 17th–March 14th, 2015

The title of this work is a Turkish proverb that means “HASTE MAKES WASTE.” This solo video installation showcases Istanbul, Turkey’s contemporary landscape and metaphysical structures to examine notions of thought, place, and being. An audio clip of the artist …

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What’s in a Name? Reclaiming, Rethinking and Resisting Language by Elena Gross

Language can be a really important tool in building identity and fostering community. Being able to express oneself and represent oneself in one’s own language is crucial in reclaiming agency and power in a world that so often denigrates and …