Gallery celebrates student work in juried exhibition

showing artTyler Art Gallery at SUNY Oswego will feature original student work in a variety of media when the 45th annual Juried Student Art Exhibition opens Friday, April 4.

An opening reception from 6 to 8 p.m. April 4 in Tyler Hall will include a 7 p.m. awards ceremony. The reception is free and open to the public, with students from the SUNY Oswego music department performing. 

Sponsored by SUNY Oswego’s Student Art Exhibition Committee and Student Association for many years, the exhibition includes works by undergraduate students enrolled in any field at the campus.

Jurors for the exhibition are Marlene Roeder, an arts in education consultant and a former associate curator for education at the Everson Museum of Art, and Susan Keeter, a portrait painter, award-winning children’s book illustrator and assistant director for creative services at SUNY Upstate Medical University.

“RGB: Master of Arts Thesis Exhibition” featuring the work of three graduate students—Roey Bannon, Gail Bering-Porter and Brian Schwartz—will run concurrently with the juried exhibition through April 27. 

All Tyler Art Gallery events are free and open to the public. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays and 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. weekends. On weekends, visitors may park in any campus lot free of charge. For additional information and for persons with disabilities needing assistance to visit the gallery, call 312-2113.

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PHOTO CAPTION: Proud participant—Original student work in a variety of media will be showcased when SUNY Oswego’s 45th annual Juried Student Art Exhibition opens Friday, April 4, in Tyler Art Gallery. Those expected to exhibit work include senior graphic design major Brian Hauser (second from right), here showing one of his pieces in the “Visual Exploration of Memory” exhibition to family members. With him from left are his aunt Jeanne Hauser, father Chuck and mother Gail.

(Posted: Mar 12, 2008)