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September 22, 2018

Oswego Library Art Gallery Features Collages of History


Submitted by the Oswego Public Library

Michele Southgate's collage of the Richardson-Bates House illustrating the stained glass window in the front entry.

Michele Southgate's collage of the Richardson-Bates House illustrating the stained glass window in the front entry.

The next Oswego Public Library art show will be “Architectural Elements: Illustrations of Elements of Historic Buildings in the City of Oswego”, by Michele Southgate, from December 28 to January 31 in the gallery adjacent to the Community Room. The opening reception will be held on Tuesday, December 28 from 5 to 7 pm in the Community Room. The reception is free and open to the public.

Southgate’s artwork includes City Hall, Coleman’s and the Richardson-Bates House. Eight full color collages and eight value and perspective drawings complete the exhibit. This exhibition is the result of an Individual Artist Grant from the New York State Council on the Arts, administered through the Cultural Resources Council of Onondaga County.

The Oswego Public Library, 120 E 2nd St., is open Monday through Thursday from 10 AM to 8 PM, Friday from 10 AM to 5 PM, and Saturday and Sunday from 12 PM to 5 PM. The library will be closed December 24, 25, and 31 and January 1 for the holidays. Early closings at 3 PM on December 23 and 5 PM on December 30 will be observed.

One Response “Oswego Library Art Gallery Features Collages of History”

  1. December 29, 2010 at 3:38 pm

    THIS is truly an amazing show! For local history buffs, to see their historic buildings in a whole new light, a real pleasure. For those who have never noticed these buildings, one no longer with us, btw, it is also a pleasure.

    Ms. Southgate should be quite proud of herself for her interpretation of these sites. Thank you, City Library, for the opportunity to see this show. Also, to see it again th next time I am back at the library for the next month or more!

    Debbie Engelke
    Library Patron/Art Afficianado

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