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October 19 - 21


SUNY New Paltz’s MFA program is delighted to host its inaugural COMPOSIUM, a three-day symposium on collaboration and community in the arts. Organized by the MFA Faculty led by the Graduate Coordinator, Matthew Friday, COMPOSIUM feature speakers, workshops, and an exhibition that explore keynote speaker Caroline Woolard’s provocative call for economies of solidarity within the arts. 

These events are free and open to the public.




Thursday October 19

Friday, October 20

Saturday October 21

These events are located at the Unison Art Center on 68 Mountain Rest Road. Please note parking is extremely limited. A shuttle bus will be available from the Administrative Parking lot 15, located at the main entrance to SUNY New Paltz off of RT32. 

The exhibition and related programming are generously supported by SUNY New Paltz’s Office of Enrollment Management, The Department of Art, the School of Fine and Performing Arts, and SUNY New Paltz's Career Resource Center Major Connections. For more information or to request accommodations please contact Matthew Friday at fridaym@newpaltz.edu.