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Hudson Valley Fine Arts Students to Display Works in Annual Exhibition

CONTACT: Steve Mullen (518) 629-8063
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Wednesday, March 24, 2004

After two semesters of creativity and hard work, Hudson Valley Community College fine arts students will have the opportunity to display their artwork in the college's annual Juried Student Art Exhibit in the Teaching Gallery on campus.

The exhibit, which opens with a reception from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Thursday, April 8, will be on display until April 22. The gallery is located in Hudson Valley's Marvin Library and is open to the public 7 a.m. – 10 p.m., Monday-Thursday; 7 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Friday; and 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Saturday. Admission is free.

Nils Karsten, a faculty member at the School of Visual Arts in New York City, will be the juror and will choose from works in painting, photography, drawing, design, and electronic media.

During the opening reception, Hudson Valley will present its annual Fine Arts awards. The awards are Service to the Department, Service to Other Students, Excellence in Achievement in Visual Arts, Excellence in Achievement in Theater, and Excellence in Achievement in Art History. The award ceremony is scheduled to begin at 5:15 p.m. on April in the Teaching Gallery.

The Hudson Valley fine arts major includes courses in design, drawing, painting, photography, art history and electronic arts and leads to an Associate of Science Degree. The program has articulation agreements with SUNY Plattsburgh, Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, The College of Saint Rose, Savannah College of Art and Design, The School of the Art Institute in Chicago, The Art Institute of Boston and Montserrat College of Art.

Hudson Valley Community College, located at 80 Vandenburgh Avenue 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.