Palitz Gallery

Palitz Gallery

The second floor of Syracuse University’s Lubin House is home to the Louise and Bernard Palitz Gallery, SUArt Galleries' visual arts venue in midtown Manhattan. The Gallery hosts several exhibits a year featuring the extensive permanent collection of Syracuse University, as well as works from alumni and faculty artists, Coalition of Museum and Art Centers partners such as Light Work, Point of Contact Gallery, and Community Folk Art Center, and the annual Wynn Newhouse Foundation's awards exhibition for artists who happen to have disabilities. In addition, the Gallery has featured works on loan from collectors or other galleries, and site specific installations by contemporary artists.

Curators of the Palitz Gallery exhibits are Emily Dittman (, associate director, and David Prince (, curator.

You can contact the SUArt Galleries staff at 315.443.4097.

Current Exhibit


Sandie Li, Skinny
Emilie Gossiaux, Birth of Venues, 2018. Courtesy of Emilie Gossiaux and False Flag.
April 22 through June 6, 2019

Louise and Bernard Palitz Gallery
Syracuse University Lubin House
11 E 61 St, NYC

The annual Wynn Newhouse Awards exhibition runs April 22 through June 6 at the Palitz Gallery, located in Syracuse University’s Lubin House at 11 East 61st St., New York City. The exhibition was created to draw attention to the achievements of artists of excellence who have disabilities.

Sponsored by the Samuel I. Newhouse Foundation, the 2018 grant winners include Rachel Fein-Smolinski, Emilie Gossiaux, Kazumi Kamae, Alma Leiva, jes sachse, and Sandie Yi.  The work of these artists encompasses drawings, paintings, ceramics, video, and site-specific installations.

Nominees and winners of the Wynn Newhouse Awards are chosen by a committee, composed of persons respected in the arts and disabilities communities, who review all submissions, as well as decide how the grant money will be dispersed among the artists. The selection committee for this year’s awards was comprised of: Sara Felice, Point of Contact Gallery; Carrie Moyer, artist and faculty Hunter College; Jane Kaplowicz Rosenblum, artist; and Alice Sheppard, artist and 2015 awardee.

Monday – Friday 10 a.m.- 6 p.m.
Saturday 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Closed Sundays, University Holidays, and Memorial Day Weekend
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Palitz Gallery Press Room

For all press inquries related to the Palitz Gallery, please contact:

Emily K. Dittman, G’06
Exhibition and Collection Manager