Posters to evoke summer at Oswego State Downtown exhibition

SUNY Oswego will present an exhibition of 10 posters created from works in the college’s permanent art collection that depict or suggest summer, starting Wednesday, June 1, at Oswego State Downtown.

Hubert Robert painting.The exhibition, titled “Images of Summer,” will run through July 30 at Oswego State Downtown, an arm of the College Store at the corner of West First and Bridge streets.
It will feature 18- by 24-inch reproductions designed by Ian McCullough, who received his bachelor of fine arts degree at SUNY Oswego and now is enrolled in the college’s master of arts program.

The store and gallery, a division of Tyler Art Gallery, are open noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday and Friday—though they will remain open till 8 p.m. Thursdays during Famers Market—and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.

Among the artists whose work will be reproduced are Hubert Robert of France, who painted “Canal, Pantheon” in 1788, oil on canvas, and Irene Wood, an American painter who created “Green and Turquoise Under the Sea” in 1953, oil on board.

The public may order copies of the posters made from these and eight other paintings at Oswego State Downtown. For more information, call 216-4985.

PHOTO CAPTION: Bygone summer—French painter Hubert Robert’s 1788 oil-on-canvas work, “Canal, Pantheon,” will appear among 10 reproductions from SUNY Oswego’s permanent art collection at the “Images of Summer” exhibition June 1 to July 30 at Oswego State Downtown, corner of West First and Bridge streets.

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(Posted: May 25, 2011)