Art

“Sunrise Sunset” at Albany International Airport

Carly_Glovinski: Canning the Sunset

New York’s Albany International Airport (ALB) will soon debut a new art exhibit.

Sunrise Sunset features work by 46 artists and runs from May 15-August 30, 2021. The show is in the airport’s new redeveloped pre-security Gallery and in the post-security Concourse A Gallery.

Jenny Kemp: Sun Salutations

Sunrises and sunsets have long been rendered and allegorized to signify beginnings and endings, the show notes tell us. “Yet, at a glance, how are we to tell whether we’re welcoming a new day or the approach of the night?”

“Much the same can be said about our recent experience of time passage when for many it could be hard to distinguish one day from the next or discern what the future might hold,” said Kathy Greenwood, Director, Art & Culture Program Albany International Airport.

For this exhibit, Greenwood chose work in a wide range of media, including video and still photography, as well as sculpture, installation, painting, fiber, and collage by artists who are emerging as well as those who occupy an international stage.

Here are a few more samples;

Lily Prince – American Beauty
KK_Kozik- _Lone Tree Hill

Airports celebrate World Art Day

We’re big fans of art at airports.

So we were pleased to see airports around the country celebrating World Art Day by showing off the great art in the terminals.

Here’s a sampling. Let us know if we missed your World Art Day tweet and we will be happy to add it.

Pandemic art at Long Beach Airport

Long Beach Warrior – by Mer Young

There’s a new pandemic-themed art exhibit at Long Beach Airport (LGB).

The exhibition features work by local women artists commissioned by the airport and the Arts Council for Long Beach (ARTSLB). The 20 pieces chosen reflect uplifting and hopeful messages related to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Titled “We Got This: Art in the Time of the Pandemic,” the artwork was printed and installed on large construction barriers in public, highly trafficked areas of the airport. Images will stay up for at least six months, but you can see an online version of the exhibit is available here. We’ve pulled a few images as a preview.

This is Sheltering, by Terry Braunstein

Below is: We’re going to be OK, OK? by Hannah Perez

Here is Safety First, by Karina Vasquez

And here is Corona Transformed, by Diane McLeod

Exhibit at JWA Airport Highlights Route 66

Motoring West

Road trips are all the rage right now, so it is fun to see the iconic landmarks and images of Route 66 featured in the new exhibit at John Wayne Airport (JWA) in Santa Ana, CA.

The pastel paintings on display through April 15, 2021, and are all by Ruth Kurisu.

 “I have traveled down Route 66 several times over the years and witnessed both its decline, rebirth, and preservation as a living time capsule and wanted to preserve this historical highway in my own way,” said Kurisu.

Kurisu’s exhibit is on display pre-security, on the Departure (upper) Level near security screening areas in Terminals A, B, and C and on the Arrival (lower) Level adjacent to Baggage Carousels 1 and 4.

Fresh art at Denver International Airport

Courtesy Denver International Airport

Photo exhibit at Denver International Airport

A new exhibit at Denver International Airport (DEN) includes the work of 35 amateur and professional photographers from Colorado.

The My Colorado: Architecture exhibit includes images of architecture in Colorado’s urban settings, the Eastern Plains, and the Rocky Mountains. Look for the display on Concourse A, just beyond the bridge security checkpoint, for up to a year.

If you don’t think you’ll be traveling through Denver International Airport soon, you can see all the images online and in the video below.

All photos courtesy Denver International Airport