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Hudson Valley Community College Hosts Community Art Show

MEDIA CONTACT: Eric Bryant (518) 629-8072
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Monday, Sept. 29, 2014

“Revelations…Discovering One’s Potential,” an exhibition of works from classes taught by instructor Colleen Connolly for the Hudson Valley Community College Community and Professional Education Department will run through Oct. 29, in the Marvin Library Learning Commons on the college’s Troy campus.

This exhibit includes pieces produced in painting, drawing and collage classes taught by Connolly, who was an art educator for 37 years in the Stillwater School District. The exhibit highlights nearly 20 student artists who discovered their potential in a variety of media. Some of the works on display will be for sale.

An opening reception for the exhibit will be 6 to 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 2.

Connolly continues to teach community education art courses at the college. For more information about course availability, contact the Office of Community and Professional Education at (518) 629-7339 or visit the course schedule page.

The Marvin Library Learning Commons exhibition space is open during normal library hours: Monday through Thursday, 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Friday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The library will be open from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Columbus Day, Monday, Oct. 13.

Founded in 1953, Hudson Valley Community College offers 75 degree and certificate programs in four schools: 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 12,000 students, and is known as a leader in distance learning initiatives and workforce training. Hudson Valley has more than 75,000 alumni.