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Four Exhibitions Signify Conclusion of Academic Chapter

04/05/2006

Emerging artists who are candidates for a Master of Fine Arts (MFA) or a Bachelor of Fine Art (BFA) degree will present their creative thesis projects in four successive week-long exhibitions at the Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art at SUNY New Paltz. In addition, Bachelor of Fine Arts students with a concentration in Graphic Design will present their thesis projects at Omnibus. Omnibus occurs on Friday, May 5. It includes guest lecturers and a reception along with the student portfolio viewings.

Please note, there are special museum hours for West Wing of the museum during BFA/MFA exhibitions. They are Saturday 11-5, Sunday 1-5, Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday 11-5. The West Wing is closed Thursday and Friday for installation.

Museum events are free and open to all. The Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art is wheelchair accessible. For additional information call 845-257-3844.

BFA Show I: April 29 - May 3 Opening Reception: Friday, April 28, 6-8 pm

Jane Bishow-Semevolos (Photography)
Karen Blase (Photography)
Jennifer Born (Painting)
Tamara Cohen (Metal)
Jessica Fitzgerald (Metal)
Christine Huhn (Photography)
Natalie Iovino (Printmaking)
Erin Kowalewski (Ceramics)
Michelle Quartin (Sculpture)
Amanda Reardon (Ceramics)
Jodi Rosenblatt (Photography)
Nicole Shakar (Photography)
Catherine Vey (Painting)

BFA Show II: May 6 - 10 Opening Reception: Friday, May 5, 6-8 pm

Priscilla Bissi (Ceramics)
Jenny Brover (Photography)
Mike Brown (Sculpture)
Cory Casella (Printmaking)
Elizabeth Christ (Printmaking)
Chris Fiumano (Photography)
Ashley Harris (Metal)
Amie Laino (Ceramics)
Jeff Meyer (Painting)
Jennifer Olsen (Photography)
Erik Schoonebeek (Painting)
Bette Sloane (Photography)
David Walton (Metal)
Bonnie Watts (Ceramics)

Omnibus: Friday, May 5th 12:30-4 pm Old Library Building
Graphic Design BFA Project Presentations + Guest Lectures + Student Portfolio viewings

Michael Akuamoah-Boateng
John-Paul Cannucciari
Chris Capozzi
Makiko Fukaya
Jeffrey Peltzman
Alex Shilin

MFA Show I: May 12 - 17 Opening Reception: Friday, May 12, 6-8 pm

Hynek Alt & Aleksandra Vajd (VRL)
Oliver Brooks (VRL)
Kit Burke-Smith (Metal)
Ricardo Febr? (VRL)
Jeesoo Lee (Painting)
Jason Lombardi (Metal)
Michelle Martin (Ceramics)
Junko Nomura (Ceramics)
Steve Rossi (Sculpture)
Jin Ah Son (Sculpture)
Mike White (Printmaking)

MFA Show II: May 20 - 24 Opening Reception: Friday, May 19, 7:30-9:30 pm

Shihoko Amano (Metal)
Audrey Francis (Painting)
Colleen Heineman (Metal)
Christopher Lisio (Printmaking)
Sarah Pratt (Painting)
Lauren Simon (Ceramics)
Hisano Takei (Metal)
Kristine Corso Tolmie (Printmaking)
Rita Varian (Ceramics)

If you are a person with a disability who will require special accommodations please contact Amy Pickering at 845.257.3844
no later than one week before the event.