Visiting Artists

Ceramics

We foster a rich and diverse discourse in the classroom and beyond. Recent visiting artists include Alfredo Jaar, David Levi Strauss, Tanya Marcuse, Vincent Cianni, LaToya Ruby Frazier, Stephen Shore, Irina Rozovsky, Pixy Liao, David Maisel, Reiner Leist, Ariel Shanberg, and Curran Hattleberg.

Metal

Recent visiting artists and critics include Glenn Adamson, Vivian Beer, David Bielander, Beatrice Brovia, Helen Drutt English, Jessica Calderwood, Adam Grinovich, Hanna Hedman, Lauren Kalman, and Ezra Shales. These visitors conduct individual critiques with students during their visit and provide meaningful insights that expand students’ vision and perspective.

Painting & Drawing

A partial list of visiting artists includes: Alfredo Jaar, Robert Crumb, Patti Phillips, Nicole Eisenman, Amy Sillman, Polly Apfelbaum, Julie Evans, Byron Kim, Glen Goldberg, Sangram Majumdar, Alexis Rockman, Tom Thayer, Mike Bidlo, Ellen Gallagher, Judith Linhares, Eleanor Heartney, Kojo Griffin, China Marks, Vincent Desiderio, Michael Ashkin, Julie Heffernan, Susanna Coffey, April Gornick, Barbara Takenaga, Marco Maggi, Martin Puryear, Lucy Lippard, Cynthia Lin, Lee Ming Wei, Diller + Scofidio, Marcia Tucker, Alexander Melamid, Terry Zwigoff.

Photography

We foster a rich and diverse discourse in the classroom and beyond. Recent visiting artists include Alfredo Jaar, David Levi Strauss, Tanya Marcuse, Vincent Cianni, LaToya Ruby Frazier, Stephen Shore, Irina Rozovsky, Pixy Liao, David Maisel, Reiner Leist, Ariel Shanberg, and Curran Hattleberg.

Printmaking

Our close proximity to NYC facilitates visits to campus by artists, printers, critics, curators, and alumni to share their experiences. A brief list includes: Lynn Allen, Charles Beneke, Luis Camnitzer, Alicia Candiani, Combat Paper, Devraj Dakoji, Dean Dass, Ismael Frigerio, Daniel Martinez, Liliana Porter, Andres Serrano, Richard Noyce, Andrew Raftery, Phil Sanders, Tanja Softic, Juan Sanchez, Paula vonSydow, Carol Wax and Linda Weintraub. We schedule field trips to Print Week in NYC each November, and also visit area venues, and NYC print collections, galleries, studios, and museums. Print Club organizes a trip to Southern Graphics International’s Printmaking Conference each year.

Sculpture

Throughout the academic year, SUNY New Paltz invites several visiting artists, historians, designers, and critics to campus to meet with students, critique their work, and share their thoughts and insights. Our proximity to New York City allows us to attract a diverse list of exemplary figures including: Diana Al Hadid, Janine Antoni, Huma Bhabha, Mel Chin, Petah Coyne, Arthur Danto, Coco Fusco, Dave Hickey, Alfredo Jaar, Ann Hamilton, Jim Jarmusch, Lucy Lippard, Elizabeth Murray, Judy Pfaff, Martin Puryear, Paul Ramirez Jonas, Ursula Von Rydingsvaard, Carolee Schneeman, David Levi Strauss, and Fred Wilson.

Visiting Artist Lecture Series website