Student Exhibits Return to The Teaching Gallery

April 13, 2022

Spring 2022 year-end exhibits by Department of Fine Arts, Theatre Arts and Digital Media students return “in-person” at Hudson Valley Community College. The exhibits are open free to the public in The Teaching Gallery, located on the ground floor of the Administration Building on the Troy campus.

On view April 22 through 30 are Somewhere In Between, the Advanced Study in Drawing and Painting End-of-Year Exhibit, and the Juried Fine Arts Student Exhibit. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, 11 a.m. to noon and 3 to 5 p.m. Wednesday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, closed Sunday and Monday.

Somewhere In Between features work by artists enrolled in Advanced Study in Drawing and Painting, two semesters of guided study for students who have completed foundation art courses and wish to pursue their own body of work. The students are Brianna Becker, Brynne Lauryn Boyea, Alexia Martie Buddeau, Olivia Hanley, Joely Morrison, Juan Rivera, Kameron Ruchel, Kenneth Hyun Rutsky, Amber Lynn Stone, Steve Tran and aminah wingfield.

The Juried Fine Art Student Exhibit is selected work by Fine Arts majors from the Summer 2021, Fall 2021 and Spring 2022 semesters, including drawing, painting, 2-dimensional design and photography.

Pulse 7, work by students in the Digital Media Program that featured photography, drawing, graphic design, animation, two-dimensional design, digital imaging, video, web art and interactive media, was on view March 25 through April 2.

The college offers an Associate in Science degree in Fine Arts, and an Associate of Science degree or certificate in the Digital Media Program. Graduates in both the Fine Arts and Digital Media programs may choose to continue their education or enter the workforce. This year, the college expects 13 students to graduate from the Fine Arts program and 38 students to graduate from the Digital Media program. About 200 Fine Arts and Digital Media students are currently enrolled at the college.

The year-end exhibits are planned and installed by students enrolled in Gallery Management courses at Hudson Valley along with faculty members Justin Baker, Tara Fracalossi, gallery director, Kyra Garrigue, Thomas Lail and Jason Van Staveren. The Teaching Gallery is supported by the Fine Arts, Theatre Arts and Digital Media Department and the Cultural Affairs Program.

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