https://vimeo.com/207048876 Click on the 60 second video demonstrating a typical day at the gallery. Video by Jess Napp Picture the work of Keith Haring, Philip Guston and Andy Warhol, then shatter your preconceived notions of modern art and you can begin to visualize Ryan Cronin’s work. It’s loud, sometimes juvenile, […]

By Melissa Kramer In the frigid basement of a six-person house, curly-haired, 21-year-old Matt Joyce perches on his bed, fiddling with an unplugged electric guitar. The bed, with no headboard or box frame, sits on the concrete floor in the corner. The sounds of rain and wind permeate a small […]

By Julianna Novellino Jared Peer, a senior at SUNY New Paltz, leads a group of prospective students through the sculpture hall, telling them animated stories about his own experiences in the fine arts building As the tour comes to an end, he eagerly asks if anyone has questions. “What is your […]

At SUNY New Paltz, the honors program is the place for great minds to develop and explore new intellectual territory. Students in the program can either enter from high school or apply while enrolled in college. They must complete four seminars and in their senior year create, write and present […]

When he was a kid, his father told him stories about the Vikings from the Nordic countries. Today, Cooper Paulson will soon be graduating from SUNY New Paltz as a sculptor who relates to the Nordic warriors. “They were adventurers,” he says. By Kristian Krog Kæmsgaard       He hands […]

Many SUNY New Paltz students and faculty members are unaware of the existence of the Black Box Theatre. Black Box, located in the Smiley Art Building, produces two plays each academic year. These student-run productions give students a chance to direct, design and act in the plays. Black Box is not […]

Joseph Diblasi, Jeremy Bartlett, and Christina Dinapoli explore the art of taxidermy by analyzing its utility, stigma, and necessary skill. The story features interviews with professional and aspiring taxidermists, who talk about why they choose to practice this unconventional art form, and why it gets a bad rap.

“Welcome to Snug Harbor, home of pirates, sailors, mercenaries and artists.”  A brilliant introduction to Wednesday nights on lower Main Street by a musician known as Road Kill Brother Number Three. Snug Harbor was packed Feb. 23 with artists and barflies alike at its first ever Drawing Night Art Show. Starting […]

Do Polaroid pictures come to mind at the mention of the name Andy Warhol? Most likely not; however, Warhol did experiment with this art form, as shown in a recent exhibition at the Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art (SDMA). “[It’s an] interesting element you wouldn’t expect-think Warhol, I thought screen […]

Local painters Barbara Gordon and Dana Schutzer will display their work in a show at the Unison Gallery located at 68 Mountain Rest Rd. in New Paltz on Saturday, Nov. 8, from 4 to 6 p.m. Unison’s gallery committee liked the two artists’ work and decided to pair them in […]