What is The Tech Garden?
"The Tech Garden is a place where ideas come to grow into profitable businesses. Our goal is to be the focal point for high-technology entrepreneurship and business growth in the region.
Our mission is to foster entrepreneurial activity in Syracuse and the Central New York region by stimulating technological creativity through the incubation of technology start-up businesses. Our state-of-the-art facility provides the environment and resources required to grow and sustain these early-stage companies. We foster the growth of emerging technology companies and support the process of technology commercialization in the region."
What is the Gallery at The Tech Garden?
"The Gallery at the Tech Garden seeks ways to explore the intersection of art, technology and science through visual displays, film screenings, discussions, collaborations and other events -- with a goal of highlighting Central New York’s position as a center of innovation and creativity."
Who is the 2013 Artist-in-Residence at The Tech Garden?
Maria Rizzo’s paintings have been exhibited in solo and group exhibitions in galleries and museums throughout New York state and abroad, including the Red House Gallery in Syracuse, the Frederic Remington Museum in Ogdensburg, and the Museo d' Arte Contemporanea di Lissone in Italy. She is a NYFA MARK 12 alumni and the 2013 Artist-in-Residence / Curator at The Tech Garden in Syracuse, New York. Maria Rizzo was born in Bologna, Italy in 1987.
To find out more about Maria Rizzo's art visit www.mariarizzoart.com
To learn more about Maria Rizzo's mission as a curator visit http://www.syracuse.com/entertainment/index.ssf/2013/03/maria_rizzo_named_curator_arti.html