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Sculptor, Artist and Jewelry Designer Sydney Cash to Speak at Hudson Valley

CONTACT: Steve Mullen (518) 629-8063
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Tuesday, January 21, 2003

Sculptor, artist and jewelry designer Sydney Cash will speak about his search for self and selflessness as a part of Hudson Valley Community College's Voices: A Library Lecture Series. Cash's presentation, entitled "A Journey Into Form," will be in Hudson Valley's Bulmer Telecommunications Center auditorium on Tuesday, January 28 at noon. Admission is free.

Cash, an assistant professor of art at New Jersey City University, has his work in the collections of the Museum of Modern Art in New York City, the Corning Glass Museum, Le Muse Des Art Decoratifs in Paris, and other museums worldwide. He has received fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the New York Foundation for the Arts.

Cash's most recent public commission is from New York City's Metropolitan Transit Authority for 16, 10-foot tall optical glass panels in the Queensborough Plaza elevated subway station. These panels were installed in October of 2000. Also that year, Cash had a retrospective exhibition of 30 years of his work at the Yeshiva University Museum in New York City.

Hudson Valley Community College, located in Troy, offers more than 50 degree and certificate programs in four academic divisions: Business; Engineering and Industrial Technologies; Health Science; and Liberal Arts and Sciences; and an Educational Opportunity Center for academic and career training. One of 30 community colleges in the State University of New York system, it has an enrollment of more than 11,000 students each year, and is known as a leader in distance learning initiatives and workforce training.