Graphic artists, creative writers team for 3rd year of 'Graphic Flash'

Advanced SUNY Oswego students in both graphic arts and fiction writing classes have joined forces to produce “Graphic Flash 3,” an exhibition opening with a free public reception from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 26, at Oswego State downtown, corner of West First and Bridge streets in Oswego.

Illustration of man with head down on table by Sam CastaldoStudents from art faculty member Amy Bartell’s advanced graphics class have illustrated the flash fiction of writers from English and creative writing faculty member Leigh Wilson’s advanced fiction writing course, with the resulting collaboration ranging from micro-stories to illustrations to three-minute films.

The show will run through May 24 at Oswego State Downtown, a branch of SUNY Oswego’s College Store. Hours are noon to 5 p.m. Wednesdays, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays.

In a separate public event, “Graphic Flash 3” readings, films and projections will take place from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Monday, April 28, in the Campus Center auditorium. For information on obtaining a $1 daily campus parking permit, visit

For more information on “Graphic Flash 3,” contact Leigh Wilson at or Amy Bartell at

PHOTO CAPTION: Art meets fiction—The artwork of SUNY Oswego graphic design major Sam Castaldo will be among collaborative pieces in the “Graphic Flash 3” exhibition opening at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 26, at Oswego State Downtown, corner of West First and Bridge streets in Oswego. Advanced students in art and creative writing at the college will match artwork with micro-stories for the exhibition, which runs through the end of May.

(Posted: Apr 18, 2014)

Tags: student collaborations, graphic flash, graphic design, fiction writing, english and creative writing