Spring BFA students to display artwork

Students examine artwork.Students in the bachelor of fine arts program at SUNY Oswego will display their work in media ranging from digital illustration to printmaking, graphic design to painting, in an exhibit opening Friday, April 23, in Tyler Art Gallery.

The Spring BFA exhibition—one is held each semester—will take over both Tyler galleries through May 14. An opening reception will take place from 5 to 7 p.m. April 23.

Candidates for either BFA track of studio art or graphic design need to submit work for this show to fulfill a degree requirement. To further this professional experience, they also have to participate in planning the exhibit and installing their own artwork.

Among the media that can be represented are graphic design and digital illustration, multimedia, Web design, photography, printmaking/book arts, painting, drawing/mixed media, illustration, sculpture and ceramics.

The following students will have artwork in the show: Stephanie Benjamin, Michelle Bennett, Minna Bordett, James Brennan, Brandon Capp, Douglas Casper, Louis Castaldo, Amber Frazier, Martin Furgal, Elizabeth Hunt, Jonathan LaPlante, Amanda Mainville, Alexa Martin, Brenda McMahon, Karli Stone, Michael Sturdevant, Elizabeth Swenson and Kristine Wagner.

The exhibit is free and open to the public. Tyler Art Gallery hours are 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. For additional information and for persons with disabilities needing assistance to visit the gallery, call 312-2113.

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PHOTO CAPTION: Readying the show—SUNY Oswego bachelor of fine arts students Elizabeth Swenson, left, and Jonathan LaPlante examine a projected image of Swenson’s work, a digital illustration titled “Tearainnadh House,” which will be part of the spring BFA exhibit April 23 to May 14 in the Tyler Art Gallery. LaPlante also has a digital illustration in the show, titled “Blood, Sweat and Tears.”

(Posted: Apr 08, 2010)