Now On Exhibit

Before & After

Friday, June 7th - Friday, June 28th, 2024
Betsy Jo Williams

Amy Williams McLaren and Erin Hotscher Almazan

Betsy Williams, an Exhibiting Member of the gallery, has invited her daughter Amy Williams McLaren and Erin Hotscher Almazan to show with her. Both Amy and Erin are established artists and teachers of art. Amy teaches drawing and printmaking art the Rochester Institute of Technology and Erin teaches printmaking at the University of Dayton.

Upcoming Shows


Friday, August 2nd - Friday, August 23rd, 2024

Our August 2024 show will feature Carolyn Gilligan and Rebecca Austin


Friday, September 6th - Saturday, September 28th, 2024

Our September 2024 show will feature Chuck Haupt and Kit Ashman


Friday, October 4th - Saturday, October 26th, 2024

Our October 2024 show will feature Aubrey Clark


Friday, November 1st - Saturday, November 23rd, 2024

Our November 2024 show will feature Joanne Thorne Arnold and Eileen Schlag

Past Shows


Friday, May 3rd - Saturday, May 25th, 2024

Rumblings are defined as deep resonant sounds, an indication of incipient change: a foreboding. The sound of rumbling rhymes with grumbling, tumbling, humbling, fumbling, crumbling and not to be forgotten- bumbling.  All are variations that can be experienced any day.   Nothing is ever all that it appears to be.  

Natural Flow

Friday, April 5th - Saturday, April 27th, 2024

A debut show for two of our newest exhibiting members, Natural Flow features paintings by Danette Matteo and Photographs by Merri Markovich.


Friday, March 1st - Saturday, March 23rd, 2024

The debut shared-solo shows for two of the gallery’s newest members, this show features contrasting approaches to landscape abstraction: the muted, atmospheric work of Emily O’Reilly, and the bold geometric approach of Gabe Morton-Cook.

Department of Public Art Logo

DPA and Mural Artists

Friday, February 2nd - Saturday, February 24th, 2024
Judy Salton

with Reda Abdelrahman, Diane Lia, Emily E O'Reilly, Ann Pellegrino, Shawna Stevenson, Rasha Taher

February’s feature is an installation of murals created by local artists as well as videos featuring mural, graffiti, and African-American artists. Presented by the department of public art and and exhibiting members Judy Salton & MaryRose in honor of Peg Johnston. The Dept. of Public Art was formed in 2012 with the intent of creating … read more

23rd Annual Holiday Show

Friday, December 1st - Saturday, December 23rd, 2023

A variety of artists and artisans of the community

Holiday Show Events Our 23rd Annual Holiday Show is a celebration of the artistic talents and creativity of our community of artists and artisans! Join us on Thursday, November 30th : HOLIDAY SHOW OPENING 6:00 – 8:00PM Friday, December 1st : FIRST FRIDAY | music with John Thompson plus holiday caroling 5:00 – 9:00PM OPEN … read more

Saints and Other Works | Betrayal! at the Amusement Park!

Friday, November 3rd - Saturday, November 25th, 2023

Jean Longo and Ken Weir

Join us as we celebrate the works of Jean Luongo and Ken Weir in a joint show. We are also featuring works by our new exhibiting members: Danette Matteo, Emily O’Reilly, Gabe Morton-Cook, Merri Markovitch, Natalie Dadamio, and Rebecca Austin.


Monday, October 2nd - Saturday, October 28th, 2023

Steph Schweitzer

Oh No Joe! An exploration of light, color and composition.

“What Was Is May Be” from September 1 – 23

Wednesday, August 30th - Saturday, September 23rd, 2023

MaryRose Griffin

Artwork from MaryRose! She will also give demos on Saturdays at 1 pm: Sept 2 Woodblock; Sept 9 Collage; Sept 19 Watercolor and Sept 23 ATC

“Looking Forward and Looking Backward” Opening August 4th

Thursday, August 3rd - Saturday, August 26th, 2023

Martha Colgan and Nancy Ryan

Foraging White Birds Martha Colgan’s show looks back at her collage paintings with hand printed paper collaged on top of paintings. Looking forward, her most recent work was done at the Equinox gallery and explores printmaking techniques. She is currently developing an interest in “chine colle” which combines collage and printmaking which Is opening up … read more

‘Summer Art’ and ‘Mostly Small Stuff’ from July 7-29

Monday, July 3rd - Saturday, July 29th, 2023

Exhibiting and Supporting Members and John Thomson

Summer is upon us and to celebrate that fact The Cooperative Gallery213 is presenting “Summer Art”, a summer themed exhibit of work by the Exhibiting and Supporting artists of the gallery. They will be joined by the esteemed John Thomson whose intricate, whimsical, playful wooden sculptures are a perfect match for a summertime show. John … read more

Color on Canvas and Four Nature Lovers

Friday, June 2nd - Saturday, June 24th, 2023

Bill Gorman and Geof Gould with three Friends

Coleus Tahoe Rocks #1 Geof Gould hosts three friends, all superb nature and wildlife photographers, in a show titled Four Nature Lovers. They include Scott Hooker, whose work is often seen in Rochester area galleries, Mary Lou Shapinas and Bill Baburchak, members of the Two Rivers Photographic Club whose recent wildlife photos reveal their love … read more


Friday, May 5th - Saturday, May 27th, 2023

Joanne Thorne Arnold and Eileen Seeley Schlag

Haven by Joanne Thorne Arnold The Three Graces by Eileen Seeley Schlag Joanne Thorne Arnold presents a glimpse into the natural beauty of the Southern Tier and of the Hudson River Valley. Joanne says, “I’ve spent the past year practicing the art of Plein Air producing small pieces from life and learning how to apply … read more

Focus on Abortion

Friday, April 7th - Saturday, April 29th, 2023

Peg Johnston w/ special guest Rosalyn Banish

Portraits and narratives of people who have had abortions and who work in the abortion field, which represents decades of Peg Johnston’s work as an abortion provider. “I have witnessed thousands of people’s stories and decisions for their lives regarding pregnancy which have been profoundly moving to me in my career. This exhibit by Rosalyn … read more

Textures; March 3-25

Monday, February 27th - Saturday, March 25th, 2023

Kit Ashman and Chuck Haupt

Sun on Leaves One can see textures everywhere. Texture conveys a variety of messages and emotions and is an element of art that the viewer can relate to.


Friday, February 3rd - Saturday, February 25th, 2023

All Gallery Exhibiting Members

LOVE is coming to the Cooperative Gallery 213 in February! Work by exhibiting artists will be on view from February 3-25. It is time for hope, understanding and love in the world. Art has a way of inviting viewers to share ideas with the artist. Come see what has been created to bring LOVE to … read more

11th Bob Johnston Photography Competition and Show

Friday, January 6th - Saturday, January 28th, 2023

Open themed show, Entry fee $10 for each photograph, limit 3.

Welsh Boy, Bob Johnston, 1942 Co-sponsored by Two Rivers Photography Club and the Cooperative Gallery 213 , the 11th Bob Johnston Photography Competition brings photographers together to exhibit their best shots in color or black and white. Prizes will be awarded in 5 categories and a People’s Choice award at the end of the show. … read more

Members Holiday Show & Sale

Thursday, December 1st - Saturday, December 24th, 2022

All Members

The 2023 Gallery Calendar (Limited Edition and Beautiful!) Every December our members, supporting and exhibiting members, get a chance to show their work, including fine crafts, art, and photography. It’s a great place to find holiday gifts and see new work from supporting members. OPEN Fridays 5-8 pm and Saturdays 11-3 pm until Dec. 24th

A Tale of Two Stories Opening November 4

Monday, October 31st - Saturday, November 26th, 2022

Betsy Jo Williams and Amy Williams McLaren

“Chicken” by Amy Williams McLaren “Leaving” by Betsy Jo Williams Betsy Jo Williams and Amy Williams McLaren, mother and daughter artists, show their work Nov 4- 26th, 2022. Betsy presents sculptures in clay and wood and Amy paints children, chickens, dogs, geese and people in oil. They will participate in the gallery’s Third Thursday Art … read more

Walking Down the Street

Friday, October 7th - Saturday, October 29th, 2022

Karen Kuff Demicco

Adventure Walking Karen Kuff-Demicco, sculptor, printmaker, painter took her inspiration for this show from walking in familiar and unfamiliar areas during the COVID pandemic and are explorations and reactions to the abstract, magical and real world.

“Seasons” & the Artist’s Eye

Monday, August 29th - Saturday, September 24th, 2022

Carolyn Gilligan, Regina Losinger and Ashlyn Kelly

Seasons Orange Rose Carolyn Gilligan has always used watercolor to express her love of nature in all its seasonal beauty. According to Carolyn, Seasons, her latest show, presents “beautiful landscapes from near and far” that she wants to share with her public. Regina Losinger’s paintings focus on the”Figurative”. They are a visual exploration of the … read more

‘Familiar Spaces’ and ‘Growth Patterns’

Thursday, August 4th - Saturday, August 27th, 2022

Karen Fedczuk and Diana Whiteman

Opening 5pm on August 5, ‘Familiar Spaces’ is a new body of work from Karen Fedczuk which explores reimagined places using a mixed media technique. As the images evolve they become familiar. Diana Whiteman presents ‘Growth Patterns’. Diana is attracted to the patterns in the natural world as well as inside the body. The significance … read more

Day by Day

Friday, July 1st - Saturday, July 23rd, 2022

John Carroll, Linda Ciallelo, Gulzara Tokhtamysheva

Three artists at the Cooperative Gallery join together to present “Day By Day” July 1st and continuing through July 23rd. John Carroll works in oil, Linda Ciallelo paints still life and figures in pastels and oil, and Gulzara Tokhtamysheva paints landscapes in watercolor.

warm to the touch…and cold as ice

Monday, May 30th - Saturday, June 25th, 2022

MaryRose and Judy Salton

JUDY Salton MaryRose Opening June 3rd, Two complementary exhibits: MaryRose presents large scale figure drawings evoking the warmth and softness of human touch. Judy Salton presents an installation of empty crumbling prison walls echoing voices of past lives.

Three (Very Different) Shows in May

Sunday, May 1st - Saturday, May 28th, 2022

Barbara Bernstein, Ken Weir, Steph Schweitzer

Flower Wars by Steph Schweitzer Still Life with Tennis Ball by Ken Weir The Cooperative Gallery is sponsoring three artists, Barbara Bernstein, Ken Weir, and Steph Schweitzer in its May 6-28th show in a truly diverse offering. Barbara Bernstein has formerly worked in glass and is exhibiting her new directions in “Is There Life after … read more

Art for Ukraine

Friday, April 29th - Saturday, April 30th, 2022

All members

Art for Ukraine The Cooperative Gallery is sponsoring a fundraiser for Ukrainian relief efforts with a sale of art from all of its members. Invited Ukranian artists will also be featured in this fifth weekend show.

A Glance at Legacy

Friday, April 1st - Saturday, April 23rd, 2022

Aubrey Clark

Clark family portrait Aubrey Clark’s “developing version of a family tree.” An installation that displays some of her ongoing research into family history as it intersects with community and her work as a visual artist.


Friday, March 4th - Saturday, March 26th, 2022

Martha Colgan and Nancy Ryan

Remembering Susan “Fallen Leaves” Martha Colgan and Nancy Ryan, both accomplished artists, present “Facets” an exhibit of mixed media, drawings, prints, and pottery. For more info

“Self Portraits” & “Small Stuff”

Friday, February 4th - Saturday, February 26th, 2022

Exhibiting Members and John Thomson

Steph Schweitzer Two shows in February: Objects and Drawings from John Thomson in “Small Stuff” and the Exhibiting Member Special Show Self Portaits. Feb. 4-26th Opens First Friday.

2022 Bob Johnston Photography and Competition

Friday, January 7th - Saturday, January 29th, 2022

Open Show Co-sponsored by Two Rivers Photography Club and Cooperative Gallery

Judge’s Choice “Sunrise at Rotary,” Kirk VanZandbergen Judge’s Choice “Breaking News” by Mike Ricciardi The Bob Johnston Photography and Competition RETURNS after a year off from COVID. This exhibit features some of the best photographers in the region. Judge’s Remarks on video. This year many of the photographs will be on sale online at the … read more

All Member Holiday Show (December 2-19)

Monday, November 29th - Sunday, December 19th, 2021

Dozens of artists!

Each December all 130 members of the Cooperative Gallery can enter the Holiday Show, including some of the finest artisans in the area–woodworkers, ceramics, crafts, and of course, art! Show Opening is Dec 2nd 6-8 pm First Friday 5-9 Other Fridays 5-8 Saturdays 11-3 Sundays 12-3

2021 Marche’ des Arts (An Artists’ Flea Market)

Monday, October 25th - Saturday, October 30th, 2021

All Gallery Members

Marche’ is an artist market, and the Cooperative Gallery’s bi-annual fundraiser. Everything art and decorative is on sale at incredible prices, with great reductions each day of the sale. Original art, antiques, art supplies, home decorative items, jewelry, art books, and much more! An opening reception Thursday Oct. 28th 5-8 pm includes food and entertainment, … read more

Time & Textures

Friday, October 1st - Saturday, October 23rd, 2021

Joanne Thorne Arnold, Carrie Decker and Cheryl McBride

Joanne Thorne Arnold Forsythia Time & Textures is an exhibition of 3 friends who met as art majors at the State University of New York, College at New Paltz in 1980. Each has a unique perspective & approach to their medium. The passage of Time is a given. Textures are what we have learned along … read more

“Hardware” by Luongo & “Past Reflections” by Burnham-Ashman

Friday, September 3rd - Saturday, September 25th, 2021

Jean Luongo &Kit Burnham-Ashman

Oggetti di mio Padre #7 Oil by Jean Luongo Mixed Media Kit Burnham-Ashman The show opens on September 3 from 5-9pm and continues through September 25. Luongo presents a study of metal objects, some of her father’s, in Hardware. Ashman explores the past through portraiture in Past Reflections

Glenda Blake Retrospective

Friday, August 6th - Saturday, August 28th, 2021

Glenda Blake

Morris Dancers Yellows and Blues Glenda Blake’s paintings and drawings will be on display throughout August.

All of Us: A Group Show of Supporting and Exhibiting Members

Friday, July 2nd - Saturday, July 31st, 2021

All of Us

Weathered Faith by Scott Anderson The Cooperative Gallery is pleased to offer a show to all its members, after a long year disrupted by COVID. All members, supporting or exhibiting may enter two pieces of artwork in this July show.

Transformations: The Visionary Art of Jerome Weinberger

Friday, June 4th - Saturday, June 26th, 2021

Jerome Weinberger

Sculpture of found objects Found objects sculpture Jerome Weinberger created wonderful pieces of found objects that delight the senses. The special guest exhibit will feature some 30 selected works by Jerome Weinberger from the Museum of the Transformed Object.

“The Alchemy of Denatured Images” & “Behold Yourself: Life of an Intentional Celebrant”

Friday, May 7th - Saturday, May 29th, 2021

Peg Johnston / Angelina Blasich

Stampede In Her Radiant Glory Peg Johnston is presenting some unusual photograph images that altered due to denaturing of the emulsions creating a completely different image. She invites guest artist Angelina Blasich to show her work celebrating self and life. Color is on display in this Spring show. Third Thursday Artist Talk May 20th 7-8 … read more

Voices and Silences

Friday, April 2nd - Saturday, April 24th, 2021

Alla Boldina and Chuck Haupt

Uganda Primary Schoolgirl Alla Boldina This exhibit brings together photographer Chuck Haupt and abstract artist Alla Boldina in a provocative examination of voice. Link for Chuck’s video

Art in the Time of Covid

Thursday, March 4th - Saturday, March 27th, 2021

All Exhibiting Members

Chuck HAUPT Ready for School The Covid pandemic has affected every part of our lives. Artwork provides both an escape and a means of expression. In this exhibit our members display artwork they have created during the pandemic. The exhibit opens First Friday March 6, 6-9pm and every Saturday 11 am- 3 pm.

Small in a Square: Exhibit and Fundraiser

Saturday, January 16th - Saturday, February 27th, 2021

Exhibiting and Supporting Members

A great variety of small works in a square format–paintings, drawings, prints and sculptures, all reasonably priced. Help support our gallery and add to your collection with affordable and beautiful artwork.

All Member Holiday Show

Friday, December 4th - Tuesday, December 22nd, 2020

All Exhibiting and Supporting Members

Holiday Show An in person and virtual show and sale of fine art and crafts once again returns to the Cooperative Gallery. View and shop from home or visit the Gallery Saturdays 11 am- 3 pm.

‘Les Ustensiles’ and ‘Contemporary Realism’

Tuesday, November 3rd - Saturday, November 28th, 2020

Stephen Scweitzer and Linda Ciallelo

la spatule Young Girl Schweitzer’s “les ustensiles” brings a fresh perspective to colorful photographs of everyday utensils. Ciallelo, an accomplished portraitist, will show human figures and still life in paint and drawings. Schweitzer, a well known videographer and photographer, is focusing on the beauty of utensils in your kitchen. He comments, “Pris pour acquis … … read more

Six Artists on the Broome Art Trail

Sunday, September 27th - Saturday, October 24th, 2020

Kit Ashman, Chuck Haupt, Linda Ciallelo, Betsy Jo Williams, MaryRose, and Judy Salton

Kit Ashman (painter): “During the pandemic using myself as a subject has been fun and interesting to see myself as “her” in the mirror. ” Chuck Haupt (photographer): “Water is my theme. It’s what sustains us, it’s a part of our lives in so many ways.” Linda Ciallelo (painter): “I will be showing my still … read more

Politics and Art

Friday, September 4th - Saturday, September 26th, 2020

Judy Salton, MaryRose, Karissa Salton

Mixed media from “Games Politicians Play” “Paper Flower Applique” by MaryRose Judy Salton presents a mixed media satire, “Games Politicians Play:” MaryRose is exhibiting “Inspired” based on her work in the Challenge Circle during the pandemic closure; Karissa Salton, their grandaughter, offers her series, “Celestial Bodies” of women with objects in outer space. The exhibits … read more

“Water” by Caroline Gilligan and “Unusual Patterns” by Ken Weir

Friday, August 7th - Saturday, August 29th, 2020

Caroline Gilligan and Ken Weir

The Beach, watercolor Amaryllis II, oil Gilligan returns to her fascination with the many facets of water in a show titled simply, “Water.” She explains, “I use water color to create new images of water by watching and managing the flow of colors. My experience with moving color to create the beauty of water in motion is … read more


Thursday, March 5th - Saturday, March 28th, 2020

Karen Kuff Demicco

Demicco is a long time member of the gallery and will be showing ceramic sculptures, monotypes, solar plate prints, collagraphs with chine colle, and mixed media as she explores the Introspection theme.

2020 Celebrating 20 years

Thursday, February 6th - Saturday, February 29th, 2020

All Exhibiting Members 2000-2020

February is the Cooperative Gallery’s 20th Anniversary Show, featuring works from every exhibiting member throughout our history. Opening on Feb. 6th 6-8 pm for an Artists Reception, and First Friday Feb. 7th 3- 9 pm. We will also present the newly organized archives of every show and a digital display of images.

2020 Bob Johnston Photo Show and Competition

Friday, January 3rd - Saturday, January 25th, 2020

Co-sponsored by Cooperative and Two Rivers Photography Ciub

last year’s winners Cooperative Gallery 213 and Twin Rivers Photography Club collaborate to sponsor the 9th Annual Bob Johnston Photography Show and Competition. Any photographers can submit up to 3 photos, $10 submission fee each. Cash awards and People’s Choice Award. Download brochure on this site.

All Member Holiday Show

Thursday, December 5th - Saturday, December 21st, 2019

Exhibiting and supporting members

The Cooperative Gallery hosts its All Member Holiday Show Dec. 5- 21st when members, supporting and exhibiting, offer crafts and art for sale. Expect fine woodworking, pottery, jewelry, original art and unusual one of a kind items. The gallery opens with a reception for the artists Thursday Dec 5th from 6-8 pm and First Friday … read more

Fedczuk: Winter Ascent / Ciallelo: Figures and Flowers

Friday, November 1st - Saturday, November 23rd, 2019

Karen Fedczuk & Linda Ciallelo

“Shelby” Karen Fedczuk offers ink drawings in “Winter Ascent” and Linda Ciallelo employs oil and pastels in “Figures and Flowers.”

“Cries and Whispers”

Friday, October 4th - Saturday, October 26th, 2019

Jean Luongo and Anthony Santuoso

Paintings by Jean Luongo and guest artist Anthony Santuoso. Santuoso’s work could be called “allegorical” while Luongo’s work is more about psychological portraiture. Both are accomplished artists with many exhibits and publications to their credit. Santuoso has also taught at several universities.

Origins and Inspirations

Thursday, September 5th - Saturday, September 28th, 2019

Kathryn M. Niles and Daniel J. Harrington

New paintings, drawings and graphic work from Kathryn and Daniel


Friday, July 5th - Saturday, July 27th, 2019

Alla Boldina and Barbara Bernstein

The exhibit includes acrylic and mixed media paintings by Alla and glass sculptures and mixed-media art by Barbara. A Closing Reception, open to the public, will be held at the gallery on July 27th. At that event, the artists will speak and conduct a workshop.

Susan Kendrot and Betsy Jo Williams

Thursday, June 6th - Saturday, June 29th, 2019

Susan Kendrot and Betsy Jo Williams

Cocoon “Brutal Dancing” June’s First Friday the Cooperative Gallery 213 will open “Brutal Dance: Boxing Series” an exhibit of drawing prints and paintings by Susan Kendrot, as well as “Idea, Sticks & Clay” sculptures by Betsy Jo Williams.

“This, That, and the Other”

Thursday, May 2nd - Saturday, May 25th, 2019

Eileen Schlag and Shirley Ernst

Rushing Water Eileen Schlag and Shirley Ernst share the May show in “This, That, and the Other.” Ernst will show watercolors, and Schlag encaustics and paintings.

Elements of Nature

Thursday, April 4th - Saturday, April 27th, 2019

Aubrey Clark

This exhibit illustrates the interdependence of all life with the elements of earth, water, fire and air which has been of ongoing concern, fascination, and inspiration to Clark. She explains her work: “Human beings depend completely on the elements of Nature, yet we are capable of ignoring them at our peril. How often is our … read more

Other Times, Other Places

Friday, March 1st - Saturday, March 23rd, 2019

Chuck Haupt and Glenda Blake

Marjorie in the Sky, 40″ x 30″, oil Jaybird, 1972 30″ x 20″ photographic print A statement from Amiri Baraka illustrates the goals of photographer Chuck Haupt and painter Glenda Blake: “The artist’s role is to raise the consciousness of the people. To make them understand life, the world and themselves more completely…” Says Blake, … read more

Into the Presence/Three Minimal Cruising Boats

Friday, February 1st - Saturday, February 23rd, 2019

Joanne Thorne Arnold and John Thomson

Blind Stars by Joanne Thorne Arnold The nature that surrounds us is the theme for the installation, Into the Presence by Joanne Thorne Arnold. Attending art camp in the summer of 2018 catapulted her play into other mediums including a whimsical approach with paper mache’ and wire sculpture. John Thomson’s installation features his handmade 10 … read more

Into the Presence/ Three Minimal Cruising Boats

Thursday, January 31st - Saturday, February 23rd, 2019

Joanne Thorne Arnold and John Thomson

Blind Stars by Joanne Thorne Arnold The nature that surrounds us is the theme for the installation, Into the Presence by Joanne Thorne Arnold. Attending art camp in the summer of 2018 catapulted her play into other mediums including a whimsical approach with paper mache’ and wire sculpture. John Thomson will feature his handmade canoe … read more

Bob Johnston Photo Competition

Friday, January 4th - Saturday, January 26th, 2019

Regional photographers

Il Cono installation – Bob Johnston Cooperative Gallery 213 and the Two Rivers Photography Club sponsor the 8th Bob Johnston Photography Show and Competition. The photo competition attracts the best photography in the Southern Tier, in both black and white and color. JW Johnston, a fine art photographer and photography instructor 2019 exhibit judge. Regional … read more

Holiday Show 2018: All Members’ Show

Friday, December 7th - Saturday, December 22nd, 2018

Exhibiting and Supporting members of Cooperative Gallery 213

Give the gift of Art! Find unique and affordable artworks from more than 50 artists and fine crafters, as the Cooperative Gallery is transformed into a showplace for original and wonderful works from all of our members. Extended Gallery hours: Fridays 3 – 6 PM, Saturdays 11 AM – 4 PM

Annual Holiday Show: All Members Show

Thursday, December 6th - Saturday, December 22nd, 2018

Supporting and Exhibiting Members

Find a unique and beautiful holiday gift or just enjoy the multi-faceted artwork from our talented and diverse membership.

“Women as Voices for Change”

Friday, November 2nd - Saturday, November 24th, 2018

MaryRose, Judy Salton, and Karissa Salton

“Hurricane” by Karissa Salton postcard for show A unique exhibit launches on First Friday in November at the Cooperative Gallery in Binghamton. Artists Judy Salton, MaryRose present “Women as Voices for Change” which will run through Nov. 24th, 2018. Karissa Salton, their granddaughter, will be exhibiting her photo collages “Women as Forces of Nature.” There … read more

Photographers Gorman and Gould at Cooperative

Thursday, October 4th - Saturday, October 27th, 2018

Bill Gorman and Geof Gould

Just Passing Through by Bill Gorman Pelicans Over the Pacific by Geof Gould The Cooperative Gallery 213 presents the work of two popular regional photographers, Geof Gould and Bill Gorman. Gould’s exhibit titled Favorites and Gorman’s exhibit titled Just Passing Through will share the gallery space. Their work will be introduced at an opening reception … read more

Not Alone: Karen Kuff-Demicco

Thursday, September 6th - Saturday, September 29th, 2018

Karen Kuff-Demicco

Figurative sculpture and prints seem to be talking to one another and to you in “Not Alone” Karen Kuff-Demicco’s new show opening September 6th and 7th and running through September 29th.

Real & Imagined

Thursday, August 2nd - Wednesday, July 25th, 2018

Caroline Fay and John Carroll

Mangabey by Caroline Fay John Carroll Our two newest members, Caroline Fay and John Carroll have an opening reception on August 2nd from 5-8 pm and First Friday 3- 9 pm. The exhibition titled, ‘Real & Imagined’ brings together oil paintings from two fine artists on two unique paths to representational painting.

Generation Bridge

Friday, July 6th - Sunday, July 29th, 2018

Kit Burnham-Ashman, Zaccharie Charvolin

Swift-circular by Zaccharie Charvolin Kit Ashman Burnham-Ashman will be showing new work in different media including monotype, collagraph, etching and drypoint. Zaccharie Charvolin, currently a graphic design student at SUNY Cortland, will be showing new digital photo montage pieces, poetry, and music. The pieces, poems, and music focus on the more intense emotional states experienced … read more

“Sunday Paintings” by Bill Pesce and “The Collector’s Collection” – Bev McLean

Thursday, April 5th - Saturday, April 28th, 2018

Bill Pesce and Mini Prints by various artists

Self Portrait “Equilibrium” Yoko Umeda This First Friday the Cooperative Gallery 213 will open “Sunday Paintings” by the gallery’s newest member, Bill Pesce. ALSO on display and sale will be “The Collector’s Collection: Bev McLean” including Mini Prints and other paintings from the collection of the late Bev McLean. Artists reception Thursday April 5th from … read more

SmartPhone Photo Contest and Exhibit

Saturday, March 3rd - Saturday, March 24th, 2018

Peg Johnston, Curator -- Open entry show. All welcome.

Luma Festival: Smart phones at the ready! 48 photographers showing 119 photos snapped on their phones. Smartphone photos are ubiquitous on social media and at all gatherings, and this show demonstrates both the sheer beauty and often the serendipity of the images the exhibitors have captured. The show is a result of a public call … read more

Treelove / Collection

Friday, February 2nd - Saturday, February 24th, 2018

Martha Colgan / Nancy Ryan

On First Friday, February 2, 3-9:00 p.m., Cooperative Gallery 213 opened exhibits by Nancy Ryan, titled “Collection,” and by Martha Colgan, titled “Treelove.” The dual exhibit, running through Feb. 24, presents two experienced artists following their artistic curiosity. The front part of the gallery this month is a group show of black, white, and grey … read more

7th Bob Johnston Memorial Photography Show & Competition

Friday, January 5th - Saturday, January 27th, 2018

Open to all Photographers

“Gioia con Bolles di Sapone” Best of Show by Richard Lee “Le Luce” one of four Judge’s Choice by Greg Chianis An open-theme showcase of our area’s best photography, co-sponsored by Cooperative Gallery 213 and Two Rivers Photography Club. Awards for Best of Show, two Judge’s Choice each in Black and White and Color, and … read more

Annual Holiday Show: All Members’ Show

Friday, December 1st - Saturday, December 23rd, 2017

Supporting and exhibiting members

Pick-up of unsold art is Thursday, December 28, 10 AM – 2 PM, or by appointment. All artists, please be sure to initial your inventory sheets before leaving with your work.

Figurative Journey: Bernstein and Demicco

Friday, October 6th - Sunday, October 29th, 2017

Barbara Bernstein and Karen Kuff-Demicco

Karen Kuff-Demicco and Barbara Bernstein, sculptors working in clay, glass, and mixed media, present a new show entitled “Figurative Journey”. Their work explores human forms, emotions and life’s experiences. The show opens at the Cooperative Gallery 213 on October 6th on First Friday. The public is invited to an artists’ reception on October 5th. The … read more

Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture

Friday, September 1st - Sunday, September 24th, 2017

Susan Kendrot and Betsy Williams

Susan Kendrot Susan Kendrot’s “Fragments” features drawings that dissemble and abstract the stone images of the Parthenon Marbles. Her paintings of the horses symbolize a broader human theme. Betsy Williams sculpture, titled “Struggle”, is made from stoneware clay and sticks. She sculpts to freeze a single moment in time, to capture the “wow” moment when … read more

Renewal and Contrast

Friday, August 4th - Sunday, August 27th, 2017

Aubrey Clark and John Thomson

About ‘Renewal’ Aubrey Clark says, “Renewal is part of the process of revisiting work, materials, and ideas. Recurring themes emerge to engage me: the natural resources of clean water, fresh air, fertile soil, animals and plants, planet sustainability, and life cycles.” ‘Contrast’ by John Thompson comprises drawings and small scale sculptures that reflect a life … read more

“What Meets the Eye” & “Aloha”

Friday, July 7th - Friday, July 28th, 2017

Eileen Seeley Schlag & Karen Fedczuk

East Beach Hawaii An exhibit by new member Eileen Seeley Schlag entitled “What meets the eye and touches the heart.” Also on display is “Aloha” Recent Works by Karen Fedczuk, a long time gallery member known for her fine print making.

Altared /Altered States

Friday, June 2nd - Sunday, June 25th, 2017

Judy Salton and MaryRose

Altar piece to Dance (outside) Collage after Caravaggio Still Life (detail) This installation explores the form of the altarpiece placed in a chapel-like setting, but without religious connotations. Judy Salton venerates the Arts – Music, Dance and Theatre using the techniques of carving, mosaic tiles, paintings and drawings to create her altars. “Altared /Altered States” … read more

Forces of Nature: Paintings and Photographs

Friday, April 7th - Sunday, April 30th, 2017

Glenda Blake and Chuck Haupt

River Watcher Wishing Stone Black and white photographs of nature across two continents by Chuck Haupt; paintings by Glenda Blake of allegorical figures in natural settings.

Special All Members’ Show

Friday, March 3rd - Sunday, March 26th, 2017

Exhibiting members, supporting members and new exhibiting members

New works from all members

Transience and Continuance

Friday, February 3rd - Sunday, February 26th, 2017

Kathryn Niles with Tess Zizak

Kathryn Niles Tess Zizak Kathryn Niles, who teaches at Binghamton University, and Tess Zizak, a BFA candidate at BU, are showing “Transience and Continuance,” featuring transient images by Niles, such as the “End of Season Milkweed” with pods and fall leaves. Zizak works primarily in landscape paintings, both watercolor and oil, as well as pen-and-ink … read more

Holiday Show 2016: All Members’ Show

Friday, December 2nd - Sunday, December 25th, 2016

All members of Cooperative Gallery 213

Give the gift of Art! Find unique and affordable artworks from more than 50 artists and fine crafters, as the Cooperative Gallery is transformed into a showplace for original and wonderful works from all of our members. Extended Gallery hours: Fridays 3 – 6 PM, Saturdays 11 AM – 4 PM

Living Absently

Friday, November 4th - Sunday, November 27th, 2016

Kit Burnham-Ashman, Jean Luongo and Bryna Silbert

Patsy’s Beach (A Dream) by Jean Luongo Nude by Kit Burnham-Ashman The theme of the show is derived from a story about a cat that would stay for a while and then go away for a while. Says Kit Ashman, “We all go away for a while in our different conscious states, sometimes in suffering, … read more

“Water” by Carolyn Gilligan and “DAY” by Joanne Thorne Arnold

Friday, October 7th - Sunday, October 30th, 2016

Carolyn Gilligan and Joanne Thorne Arnold

Cape Scape by Joanne Thorne-Arnold Sunset I by Joanne Thorne-Arnold DAY is an exhibition of oil paintings and glass scenes by Joanne Thorne Arnold. Landscape in subject matter, the work is influenced by the beautiful day; the kind you hate to see end because the air, the light and the atmosphere feeds your spirit. The … read more

Separate Paths: Four students from the New York Studio School, 1978

Friday, September 2nd - Sunday, September 25th, 2016

Ken Weir, David Saffer, Robert Lobe and Morgan Taylor

Onions on a Window Sill by David Saffer The Imagination of Man by Ken Weir This is a collective show of Ken Weir and three of his classmates from the New York Studio School, 1978 . The exhibit is dedicated to the artists’ friend and classmate, David Saffer. It will be the first public display … read more

Ada Stallman Retrospective & Watercolors by Shirley Ernst

Thursday, August 4th - Saturday, August 27th, 2016

Shirley Ernst & Ada Stallman

Flowers, Ada Stallman Shirley Ernst and Ada Stallman created art together for many years and were good friends until Ada’s death in 2015. They have had many shows together so it is fitting that a retrospective of Ada’s long artistic career will hang next to Shirley’s watercolors.

“Transformations” by Janet Normile and Karen Kuff Demicco

Thursday, June 30th - Saturday, July 23rd, 2016

Janet Normile and Karen Kuff Demicco

normile/demicco postcard The Cooperative Gallery at 213 State Street in Binghamton, is sponsoring “TRANSFORMATIONS” July 30 through July 23rd, 2016, a multi-media exhibit of the art work of Karen Kuff-Demicco and Janet Normile. It opens with receptions Thursday, June 30 from 6 to 9 p.m. and First Friday July 1st from 3 to 9 p.m. … read more

Dead Reckoning: A Reading by Andrei Guruianu

Saturday, June 25th - Saturday, June 25th, 2016

Andrei Guruianu

Andrei Guruianu is an accomplished poet, memoirist, and photographer. He will read from his latest book, Dead Reckoning. Andrei has a following in the Binghamton Area as the first poet laureate in Broome County and a popular reader. This reading and workshop is supported by Poets & Writers.

TRASH Eco Art in Collaboration

Thursday, June 2nd - Saturday, June 25th, 2016

Peg Johnston and many collaborators

Credit card birds made by Aubrey Clark “Geronimo” by Don Sharpe, submission in TRASH! The Cooperative Gallery 213 is sponsoring the first Environmental Art exhibit June 2-25, 2016, titled TRASH! A Collaborative EcoArt curated by Peg Johnston. It opens Thursday June 2nd from 6-8 pm and First Friday from 3 pm to 9 pm. Many … read more

The Afterlife of Discarded Objects: A Reading

Thursday, May 19th - Thursday, May 19th, 2016

Natalia Andrievskikh and others

Photo by Andrei Guruianu Drawings by Nancy Ryan Memoirs and Artwork about significant objects from our childhood collected from all over the world. Natalia Andreivskikh and Andrei Guruianu have solicited memories expressed in stories and art and Natalia and some of the authors will share some of these short memoirs. Gallery members will display some … read more

“Another World” by Kathryn Niles

Friday, May 6th - Saturday, May 28th, 2016

Kathryn Niles

“The Howling”, 2015 40″ x 30″ Oil on canvas “Roost”, 2015 40″ x 25″ India ink on Duralar The installation will run May 6 – 28, 2016 and features India ink drawings on Duralar of plant roots, which take on “creature-like” personas. In addition, other drawings in a different media and an oil painting pertaining … read more

Fifth Weekend: Life Drawing Weekend for Members

Friday, April 29th - Sunday, May 1st, 2016

Member Artists

Figure by MaryRose Griffin Figure by Kit Ashman Three days of painting and drawing together with live model and still life. Register for Friday, Saturday, or Sunday. Brunch on Sunday.

Slow Art Day

Saturday, April 9th - Saturday, April 9th, 2016


A global day to take your time with art on Slow Art Day April 9th. Cooperative Gallery and Orazio Salati Gallery will collaborate by choosing a few pieces of art to contemplate fully. A discussion follows.

New Work by Nancy Ryan and Martha Colgan

Friday, April 1st - Sunday, April 24th, 2016

Nancy Ryan and Martha Colgan

Featuring a wide range of different media from both artists, including drawings, painting, prints, collages, monoprints and ceramics. A reception, open to the public, will be held at the gallery on First Friday April 1st, 4 p.m. – 9 p.m.

New Abstract Photography by Dan Harrington

Friday, March 4th - Saturday, March 26th, 2016

Dan Harrington

“Beyond Reality” will run from Friday March 4th through Saturday March 26th, 2016. “Beyond Reality” will feature new photographic images labeled by the artist as “ Abstract Photography”. Harrington, a watercolor painter and photographer states,” I have been painting very realistic images with watercolor for over 20 years and I’ve also been a photographer for … read more

“Sticks, Stones and Scavenged Bones” by Don Sharpe / Work by Jeanne VanBuren

Friday, February 5th - Saturday, February 27th, 2016

Jeanne VanBuren and Don Sharpe

Sculpture by Don Sharpe Koi “Sticks and Stones and Scavenged Bones” by Don Sharpe and New Works by Jeanne Van Buren features found art sculptures by Don Sharpe and paintings and photography by Jeanne Van Buren. Don Sharpe explains, “My work is inspired by the cyclical beauty of nature and the neglect of man. Blending … read more

The Collaboration Show

Thursday, January 28th - Saturday, January 30th, 2016

Cooperative Gallery 213 Members and friends

Nancy Ryan has collaborated with Don Sharpe One piece of work to be combined with others in progress by Kit Ashman As part of its Fifth Weekend series (an extra weekend every quarter) the Cooperative Gallery is sponsoring a Collaborative Show on Jan 28th, 29th, and 30th featuring works where more than one artist work … read more

Third Thursday with Joel Nsadha

Thursday, January 21st - Thursday, January 21st, 2016

Joel Nsadha speaking at the Bob Johnston Photo Contest

National Geographic Photo Contest Winner Joel Nsadha will discuss his photography and the people in them from his native Uganda.

Bob Johnston Photography Competition

Friday, January 1st - Saturday, January 23rd, 2016

Winners: Kirk Van Zandbergen, Susan Larkin, David LoParco, and many more!

Scarlet Runner Bean by Susan Larkin Best of Show winner, “Courthouse Detail” by Kirk Van Zandbergen The Cooperative Gallery and Two Rivers Photography Club are co-sponsoring the 5th Bob Johnston Photography Competition Jan 1st – 23rd, 2016. Prizes will be awarded in both color and black and white and will be judged by JW Johnston. … read more

Annual Holiday Show: All Members’ Show

Thursday, December 3rd - Sunday, December 20th, 2015

Supporting and Exhibiting Members

Dec. 19 (Sat.) 12:00-4:00 1:00 – 2:00 Music performance by Doug & Eamonn Hubert 2:00 PM Actors Bill Gorman & Janet Normile Read The Polar Express, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, and Yertle the Turtle Member Information: Drop off – Sunday Nov. 29 – 2-6:00 & Monday Nov. 30 4-7:00 Pick up – Dec 19 … read more

Air and Water

Friday, November 6th - Saturday, November 28th, 2015

Aubrey Clark and John Thomson

Otter Creek by Aubrey Clark Pod by John Thomson .“My work in this exhibition was inspired by visits to Vermont, giving me time to see the movement and changes in the landscape, in particular Otter Creek,” said Aubrey Clark about her work. “I have continued to reflect on these experiences, to appreciate the visual ambiguity … read more

Halloween “Fifth Weekend” Show

Friday, October 30th - Saturday, October 31st, 2015

Don Sharpe, Zach Wilson, and others

Found art by Don Sharpe In our Fifth Weekend series, the Cooperative Gallery will present a special Halloween show Oct. 30-31, featuring the found art sculpture of Don Sharpe and a large piece by Zach Wilson, as well as other art by the members of Cooperative Gallery. Supporting members are welcome to contribute art to … read more

New Works

Thursday, October 1st - Saturday, October 24th, 2015

Barbara Bernstein and Karen Kuff-Demicco

Fused Glass by Barbara Bernstein Ceramic Sculpture by Karen Kuff-Demicco For years both artists have expressed their visions and interpretations of the world through their art. In addition, they really enjoy exploring ideas and experimenting with techniques. This show contains new work as Barbara and Karen delve into different themes, methodologies and even new media. … read more

State St. Block Party- LUMA Projection Festival

Friday, September 4th - Saturday, September 5th, 2015

MaryRose Griffin & Judy Salton at the Gallery: Woman on Woman

On Sept. 4-5 the galleries and businesses on State St. will have a Block Party, Friday 5-11 pm and Sat 1-6 pm. On Friday after sundown the very first Projection Festival will bring video and art to five buildings on State St. Vendors, Food, Arts and Crafts, and lots of Musical Entertainment.


Friday, September 4th - Saturday, September 26th, 2015

MaryRose Griffin & Judy Salton

figure (oil on paper) Lavender Bluebells “WOMEN on WOMEN”, an exhibit by MaryRose & Judy Salton is a celebration of their marriage. It will run through September 26, 2015 and features paintings, drawings and prints of women. Images include Salton’s large, 4’ x 16’ mural of portraits of friends and a watercolor figure series. MaryRose … read more

September Song: Bill Gorman & Southern Exposure: Geoff Gould

Tuesday, August 4th - Saturday, August 29th, 2015

Bill Gorman & Geof Gould

Dressed for a Procession by Geof Gould September Song by Bill Gorman September Song: Portraits of Autumn, the title of Bill Gorman’s latest exhibit, will be sharing space at the Cooperative Gallery 213 with Geof Gould’s latest work titled Southern Exposures. Both photographers, who have exhibited together over the years, work in vibrant colors and … read more

Ruth Harasta: Retrospective

Thursday, July 30th - Thursday, January 1st, 1970

Ruth Harasta

Artist Ruth Harasta’s lifetime of art will be the subject of a special four day retrospective exhibit at the Cooperative Gallery 213 from July 30-August 2nd, 2015 as part of the gallery’s Fifth Weekend series. “Harasta’s art stands the test of time,” commented Peg Johnston, President of the gallery, “and this is a wonderful opportunity … read more

The Body Electric / London and Beyond

Thursday, July 2nd - Saturday, July 25th, 2015

Glenda Blake and Chuck Haupt

At Last Only Here oil painting by Glenda Blake Windsor Sentry black and white photography by Chuck Haupt Glenda Blake is a painter in oils whose realist/impressionist work frequently incorporates dramatically lit dancing figures. The Body Electric, her new work, celebrates the beauty of the human body with a series of nude figures seen from … read more

Works by Susan Kendrot and Betsy Jo Williams

Friday, June 5th - Saturday, June 27th, 2015

Susan Kendrot and Betsy Williams

Betsy Working Susan Kendrot Working Susan Kendrot’s paintings, drawings, and prints follow an animal motif, inspired by a recent trip to southern Africa. The scale and the passive/aggressive behavior of these animals impact their rendering and move them past mere portrait . Betsy Jo’s wax and clay gestural sculptures explore both the animal and human … read more


Friday, May 1st - Saturday, May 23rd, 2015

Karen Fedczuk and Alexandra Davis

Battle Fallen Alexandra Davis, who often uses natural objects in her work, explains the theme: “The cyclical nature of the natural world uses what is fallen for its rebirth.” Karen Fedczuk’s oil paintings are based on Native American Dancing observed from a Shinnecock Pow Wow.

Figure in Space

Friday, April 3rd - Sunday, April 26th, 2015

Kit Ashman

New drawings and paintings by Kit Ashman

A New World

Thursday, March 5th - Saturday, March 28th, 2015

Carolyn Gilligan and Joanne Thorne Arnold

Sky Winter Tree In Arnold’s new exhibit, titled ‘Sky’, the continual wonder of sunsets, the threatening power of thunderheads and the quiet of twilight are captured in “contemplative, atmospheric oil paintings that depict the wonder of looking up in awe at the vastness of skies from the Gulf of Mexico to our own local area.” … read more

The Jonestown Massacre and Other Human Mysteries

Friday, February 6th - Saturday, February 28th, 2015

Ken Weir

The Jonestown Massacre Sarah Painting a Rose Ken Weir offers unusual paintings for his 4th solo show at the Cooperative Gallery. The Jonestown Massacre, a 7 ½’ x 4’ painting revisits a moment we can never forget. On November 18, 1978 the members of Jim Jones’ religious group, the People’s Temple, committed mass suicide by … read more