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'Now and Then' at XL Projects features work from Syracuse's Open Figure Drawing group

June 01, 2011

Erica Blust
(315) 443-5891

New and past works created by artists from Open Figure Drawing, Syracuse’s community-based drawing group for people of all abilities, are the subject of the exhibition “Now and Then: Open Figure Drawing Group Exhibition 2011” at XL Projects, 307–313 S. Clinton St., Syracuse. The show, which is free and open to the public, is on view June 2-July 24. An opening reception will be held Thursday, June 2, from 6-8 p.m. XL Projects’ summer exhibition hours are Thursday-Sunday, noon-6 p.m.

The Open Figure Drawing group offers an inexpensive drawing experience to members of the Syracuse community. Participants draw from unclothed models and can attend on a drop-in basis. They become part of a supportive artistic community that networks about exhibitions, workshops, grants and other related events. Learn more at

XL Projects is part of Syracuse University’s College of Visual and Performing Arts (VPA). For more information, contact XL Projects at (315) 442-2542 during gallery hours.

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