Gallery and Gift Shop Hours

Monday - Tuesday   11am - 6:30pm.    Thursday            12pm - 6:30pm

​Wednesday    appointment only          Friday - Saturday     12pm - 4pm

 Since I was 12 yrs old people have called me Eye.  I first started using my signature Eye in High School and my work has been inscribed with it since.  Thus... “EYE Studio”


Name:  Ilene Layow

Life's Work:     Artist / Teacher
Education:     Syracuse University  BFA
Syracuse University  MFA
Lemoyne College   CAS

Experience:    Teaching Artist
​  EYE Studio,LLC 2013 - present
​ Art teacher
​ Syracuse City Schools,          1991-2013
Art Curriculum Writer 
Syracuse City School District, 2002-2003

New York State Fair 2018 -2 works accepted for drawing and sculpture "Pelican", stippled color ink.  Placed 3rd in Professional Division

"Allium Frit", Tack Fused Glass.  Received Honorable Mention

New York State Fair 2017 - 3 works accepted for drawing and sculpture. Green Lakes , Fall -9 Won 2nd Place in Professional Division.

3 Students' works accepted - 1 won Honorable Mention

New York State Fair 2014 - 5 works accepted into the Professional Category for Drawing, Painting and Mixed Media

National League of American Pen Women - 1st Place

June 2014 "Pelican" Color Stipple Drawing

N. Syr Art Guild Liverpool Library - Honorable Mention

March 2014 "Pelican" Color Stipple Drawing

$2000.00 Grant
2003-2004        Visiting artist, audio visual materials and art supplies                        

Teaching Students with Learning Disabilities, one of 23 recipients in the country                      

​NOT JUST COMMON "FOLK",  ART FROM MANY CULTURES, 1999                               $1900.00 Grant
Audio /visual materials, authentic multicultural works of art and art supplies.

Glass, Acrylic, Pen & Ink, Clay, Pencil, Pastel, the possibilities are endless. 
I love creating murals, portraits, glass and ceramic bowls, jewelry, wall and window pieces, and sculptures.
My favorite thing to do is to create, share and teach art to others.  
I enjoy working with color, texture, shape and form.  
​My personal abstract artwork is a combination of the elements above and landscape studies which I call "formscapes"


About EYE Studio