Manufacturers of Creativity


The Foundry is a creative and cultural services firm at its core. But that’s not all. We foster innovative collaborations between creatives, civic and educational institutions, non-profits and businesses—we make more viable, livable and imaginative communities.

Branding + Identity

Something this important needs to be done right the first time. Don’t leave a project so important in untrained hands.

Print + Web Design

Print is not dead and your website has far more potential than serving as an online brochure. We understand the need for both.

Video + Photography

Video allows you to create and share remarkable content with your audience in a way that plain text or still images will never match. But a picture is still worth a thousand words.

Marketing + Social Media

Bringing it all together with just the right mix and consistent messaging provides for maximum impact. We’re your marketing and social media friends with benefits.

Curatorial + Art Leasing

Commissions, artist advisement, curatorial and exhibition services are just the start. We offer private art sales and art leasing as well as specialized art project management.

Cultural Services

Specialized services for creatives, cities, schools, businesses and non-profits. Helping artists think like entrepreneurs and helping entrepreneurs think like artists.

We are passionate about the potential impact art, design, commerce, and education have on building healthy and vibrant communities. Let's Work Together

We Build Beautiful Brands

We craft meaningful brands through visual identity, print and digital experiences for small businesses around the world. The Foundry was founded on the idea of rich entrepreneurial spirit—working with the most talented people and keeping things authentic, purposeful and mindful. We’re inspired by the passion in our clients and we truly care about seeing them succeed. We think hard and work harder to make experiences better, solutions smarter and brands more beautiful through wide-eyed creativity and meticulous craftsmanship.

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Captivating + Responsive Design

We Tell Powerful Stories

The Foundry offers video production and photography services for individuals and businesses of all kinds. We have organized a team of videographers, photographers, audio and lighting engineers, writers and marketers. Artists at their core, who’s strength as a team is to find creative ways to tell your story and reach your desired audience.

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We Further Our Cultural Dialogue

The Foundry Gallery promotes community-based access to an extraordinary art making and viewing experience, capitalizing on our cultural diversity, to educate and develop the skills of artists in our community, and to provide quality professional contemporary art exhibitions to enhance community spirit.

Our Visiting Artist Series is an invitational program which strives to support access to exhibition, performance, curatorial, educational and lecture opportunities to individuals working in all creative sectors from around the world.

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Best Community Building Arts Center


Best Capital Region Art Gallery


Arts Ambassador Award

The Stakeholders, Inc.

Historic Preservation Award

Historic Albany Foundation

The Foundry’s art and events gallery is a classic white space, with stone floors (and the building’s original bank vault) but the exhibits it hosts tend toward the cutting-edge of innovation, with a notable inclusion of illustration, print, and conceptual graphics. In addition to artist talks and showings, the Foundry also throws the most interesting cocktail parties in town. —Metroland

We Keep History Alive

Foundry Press is an adventurous publishing collective of writers, fine artists, designers, printmakers, and creative entrepreneurs. We provide letterpress printing and bookmaking services, classes and workshops, open studios and tours with the goal of furthering the craft of traditional printing and book arts.

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