The Teaching Gallery at HVCC Announces Year-End Student Exhibits

April 3, 2024

Pulse 9 featuring work by Digital Media students opens Thursday, April 4

Three, year-end exhibits by students enrolled in the Department of Fine Arts, Theatre Arts and Digital Media will be mounted during April and May 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 Thursday, April 4 through Saturday, April 13, is Pulse 9, the 2024 Digital Media Student Art Exhibit, featuring photography, drawing, graphic design, animation, two-dimensional design, digital imaging, video, web art and interactive media.

An opening reception including program awards is Thursday, April 4, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. in The Teaching Gallery, where regular hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, 1 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday and Friday, and noon to 4 p.m. Saturday.

The 2024 Juried Fine Art Student Exhibit, student work from Summer 2023, Fall 2023 and Spring 2024, and the Advanced Study in Drawing & Painting End-Of-Year Exhibit are scheduled for Thursday, April 25 through Saturday, May 4, in The Teaching Gallery, with the opening reception and program awards from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. on April 25. The Advanced Study in Drawing and Painting exhibit features work by students who have completed foundation art courses and elect two semesters of guided study with Professor Thomas Lail. More details about both exhibits will be announced.

For more information, please contact Debby Gardner at or call (518) 629-8071.

HVCC offers an Associate in Science degree in Fine Arts, and an Associate of Science degree or certificate in Digital Media. Most graduates plan to continue their education at a four-year college. Current enrollment is 111 in the Digital Media Program and 56 in the Fine Arts Program, up from 96 and 54 in 2023, respectively.

The year-end exhibits are planned and installed by students enrolled in Gallery Management courses at HVCC. Fine Arts and Digital Media faculty members include Justin Baker, Tara Fracalossi, also gallery director, Kyra Garrigue, Thomas Lail, Jean O’Malley and Jason Van Staveren. The Teaching Gallery is supported by the Fine Arts, Theatre Arts and Digital Media Department, the Cultural Affairs Program and the HVCC Foundation.

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