Art Education

Cheng, Amy

BFA, University of Texas at Austin
MFA, Hunter College, City University of New York


Department: Art Department
Office: SAB 222A
Phone: (845) 257-3840

Career History

Before joining the faculty at SUNY New Paltz she taught at Princeton University and Bard College.

Research/Creative Activity

She has exhibited her paintings both nationally and internationally and her work is held in a number of corporate and public collections. She has completed a number of public art commissions including a mosaic column at the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, a hand-painted ceramic mural at the Howard St. El Station in Chicago, IL, faceted glass windscreens at the Cleveland Street Subway Station in Brooklyn, New York, water-jet cut ceramic tile murals at the Lambert-St. Louis International Airport MetroLink Station, laminated glass windscreens at the 25th Avenue Subway Station in Brooklyn, NY, and a mosaic mural at the Jacksonville International Airport, FL.

Awards, Honors & Recognition

She received a P.S. 122 Painting Center Fellowship in New York City for ten months in 2011 and a Senior Lecture/Research Fulbright fellowship to Brazil in 2008. She has been awarded two New York Foundation for the Arts Painting Fellowships, and an Arts International travel grant to China in 1993.

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