Take Back the Walls Opening Reception


Aug 31, 2019
06:00 PM until 09:00 PM


Rochester Contemporary Art Center (RoCo) announces Take Back the Walls, a juried exhibition of artworks by New York State artists who also work in museums, galleries and arts organizations. This new, statewide project highlights the many talented creatives employed by New York’s numerous arts institutions and galleries, yet are often behind the scenes.

This exhibition was curated by Karlos Carcamo, a multidisciplinary artist and a framer at The Museum of Modern Art in NYC.

Featured Artists & Institutions:

Rachel B. Abrams (Brooklyn, NY) The Museum of Modern Art​
Berly Brown (Troy, NY) University Art Museum at SUNY Albany
Steven Duval (Amherst, NY) The Albright Knox Art Gallery​
Maryrose Fridey (Williamsville, NY) Albright Knox Art Gallery
Paul Harp (Fairport, NY) Memorial Art Gallery
G. Peter Jemison (Victor, NY) Ganondagan State Historic Site and the Seneca Art & Culture Center
Emilie Lemakis (New York, NY) Metropolitan Museum of Art
Paul Loughney (Brooklyn, NY) Galerie Lelong
Victoria Manning (Brooklyn, NY) The Museum of Modern Art
Nick Marshall (Rochester, NY) George Eastman Museum
Karl Mattson (Buffalo, NY) Albright-Knox Art Gallery
Matthew Osiol (Brooklyn, NY) Museum Of Modern Art​
Saloman Pritchard (Tonawanda, NY) Albright-Knox Art Gallery​
Davana Robedee (Syracuse, NY) Schweinfurth Art Center
David Russo (Webster, NY) The George Eastman Museum
Andrew Salomone (Rochester, NY) The George Eastman Museum
Rachel Shelton (Buffalo, NY) Mirabo Press, Eleven Twenty Projects and Argus Gallery
Greg Slick (Beacon, NY) The Katonah Museum of Art​
Hiroshi Tachibana (Brooklyn, NY) Museum of Modern Art​
Adriano Valeri (New York, NY), Fisk Fine Art Services, Levy Gorvy Gallery, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery
Bob Wagner (Rock Tavern, NY) Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art at SUNY New Paltz

This exhibition will be on view from August 31 to September 21.

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