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Teaching Gallery exhibit at Hudson Valley Community College features work by Fine Arts and Digital Media faculty members

FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Monday, Oct. 24, 2016
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Julie Pamkowski, Soft Relics (cream cincher), 2016
Julie Pamkowski, Soft Relics (cream cincher), 2016
UltraChrome print, 30 x 20"


Kyra Garrigue, Transitory #1: Sand Stories, 2016
Kyra Garrigue, Transitory #1: Sand Stories, 2016
3-channel video installation, continuous loop
The Fine Arts and Digital Media Faculty Exhibit, on view Nov. 3 through Dec. 3, closes out 2016 in the Teaching Gallery at Hudson Valley Community College. The exhibit features work by 16 artists, as well as talks by several of the exhibitors. The opening reception is Thursday, Nov. 3 from 4 to 6 p.m. on the Troy campus; the Teaching Gallery is located on the ground floor of the Administration Building.

Participating artists are: Justin Baker, photography; Milt Connors, photography; Tara Fracalossi, photography; Kyra Garrigue, video; Richard Garrison, painting; Benj Gleeksman, graphic design; Monica Bill Hughes, painting; William Jaeger, photography; Thomas Lail, collage; Jean O’Malley, photography; Julie Pamkowski, photography; Ryan Parr, painting; GG Roberts, painting; Linda Ryder, prints; Jason Kates van Staveren, photography, and Jacqueline Weaver, installation.

Four artist talks are scheduled for noon to 12:45 p.m. in the Bulmer Telecommunications Center Auditorium: Benj Gleekman, Thursday, Nov. 3; Justin Baker, Wednesday, Nov. 9; Thomas Lail, Thursday, Nov. 17, and Kyra Garrigue, Wednesday, Nov. 30. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday and Friday; noon to 7 p.m. Wednesday, and noon to 4 p.m. Saturday. The Teaching Gallery ( is closed Sunday and Monday.

All gallery events are free and open to the public.

Teaching Gallery exhibits are installed and assisted by students in Gallery Management courses with support from the Department of Fine Arts, Theatre Arts and Digital Media, the Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs, the Faculty Student Association, the Student Senate, and the Cultural Affairs Program.

Founded in 1953, Hudson Valley Community College offers more than 80 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 nearly 12,000 students, and is known as a leader in distance learning initiatives and workforce training. Hudson Valley has more than 75,000 alumni.