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The Pulse of Emerging Art: Thesis Exhibitions at Samuel Dorsky Museum

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NEW PALTZ -- Emerging artists who are candidates for a Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A.) or a Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.) degree will present their creative thesis projects in four separate at the Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art at SUNY New Paltz in April and May, 2004.

Image available at popular and challenging exhibitions are designed and installed by the graduating students in consultation with faculty advisors and museum staff.

For over half a century, SUNY New Paltz has been widely recognized for its professional art programs, and its distinguished faculty of practicing artists who help students pursue creative interests and prepare for careers in the various art disciplines. In all programs, students are encouraged to explore new lines of investigation in their field, and assess their work within a contemporary context. Image available at B.F.A. Show I : April 24-28, 2004 Opening Reception, Friday, April 23, 6-8pm

Jimmy Cahill Noelle Diamond Shaina Dunn Katy Elliott Laura Fortune Rebecca Moore Elias Orling Alycia Overmyer Sarah Parsons Samantha Quinn Michael Strauss Teresa Torchiano Kristine Virsis

B.F.A. Show II : May 1-5, 2004 Opening Reception: Friday, April 30, 2004, 6-8pm

Jessica Bartow Megan Hoffman Melissa Havey Bryn Lyon Robert J. Maguire Marthalicia Matarrita Jim Maximowicz Molly Miller Christopher Alan Palome Michael Schaeffer Alexia Vargas Rebecca Zilinski

M.F.A. Show I: May 8-12, 2004 Opening Reception, Friday, May 7, 2004, 6-8pm

conor durand Kristina E. Funk Anya Kivarkis Anastasia Owad Rebecca Macomber Mary H. Pearse Brian Weissman

Image available at Show II: May 15-19, 2004 Opening Reception, Friday, May 14, 2004, 6-8pm

Jonathan Ballak Erin S. Daily Dawn Michele Russell Jeong Eun Shim Nobuko Kikekawa Melissa Tolar Ann Marie Woolsey

Special museum hours for the M.F.A./B.F.A shows are Saturday through Wednesday 1:00-5:00 p.m. During these special shows the museum will be closed on Thursdays and Fridays with the exception of receptions. Additional information may be obtained by calling 845-257-3844 or visiting the Web at

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