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Sculpture program

The Sculpture program at SUNY New Paltz provides students with a broad foundation of technical, conceptual, critical, and professional skills to facilitate the execution of their ideas and careers. The Sculpture faculty, Associate Professor Steven Bradford and Associate Professor Emily Puthoff, encourage an interdisciplinary approach and the Sculpture curriculum reflects the expansive breadth of media, techniques, content and contexts inherent within contemporary sculpture practice. Courses are offered in installation, site-specific and situational sculpture, time-based media, kinetics and electronics, and sound, as well as traditional sculpture processes such as casting, welding/metal fabrication, and material investigations. Students have ample opportunity to further their professional skills and research with internships and fieldwork projects within the abundant local art resources both in the Hudson Valley and nearby New York City.

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Pianist Frederic Chiu's 'Classical Smackdown' features Prokofiev vs. Debussy

The Department of Music at SUNY New Paltz presents "Classical Smackdown," an innovative musical experience performed by pianist Frederic Chiu. The event will be held on campus Tuesday, Feb. 3,…


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Fall 2014 Dean's List announced

SUNY New Paltz has announced its Dean's List for the fall 2014 semester. Dean's List designation is reserved for students who excel academically and earn at least a 3.3 grade-point…


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Interim dean of the School of Fine and Performing Arts named to Walkway Over the Hudson board of directors

Members of the Walkway Over the Hudson organization recently voted to add five new directors to its board—including New Paltz's very own Paul Kassel, interim dean of the School of…


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