Dunstan Luke

Dunstan Luke

Originally, from Jamaica, W.I., I reside in Rochester, NY. I developed a passion for art after observing another young boy drawing and was amazed by his ability to transfer a young girl’s face to a piece of paper. From that point on I began to teach myself. I started out drawing in the dirt in […]

Claudia Mejia-Willett

Echo, mono-print by Claudia Mejia-Willett included in the Figure/Ground exhibition

I arrived to the United States in 1966 from Colombia, South America. I have lived in Rochester since moving from Colombia. I graduated from Monroe Community College and then transferred to SUNY Geneseo for my Bachelors of Science in Special Education. While working in Rochester City Schools, I earned a Dual Masters in Special Education […]

Gabrielle Cohen

At the end of last year, I was thrilled to receive a research grant to create a body of work investigating the technological advancement of fabrication methods. I initially started thinking about this topic in the context of furniture. I was interested in the differences between how hand-made and machine-made furniture was produced and what […]

Amanda Lai

Amanda Lai in her studio

Working in multiple mediums, I often find it difficult to define what “type” of artist I am. My work draws influence from a variety of domains, including performance art, traditional painting, and new media, however, I would describe myself most closely as a storyteller.  I am have lived in the Finger Lakes Region for most […]