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 […]
Students of Lisa Phillips’ fall 2015 Literature of Journalism class were asked to interview everyday working people about their jobs, and frame the first-person commentaries in the style of Studs Terkel’s book “Working, People Talk About What They Do All Day and How They Feel About What They Do.” Subjects […]
By Julio Olivencia The Dorsky Museum hosted the MFA and BFA Thesis I exhibit from Dec. 5 to Dec. 9. The exhibit is the first of two, showcasing the thesis work of graduating students. The exhibit featured 12 students whose work ranged from photography to large scale sculptures. The MFA […]
By Emily DeFranco Each semester at SUNY New Paltz the BFA and MFA students open the doors to their studios for fellow students, faculty and staff, and members of the community to walk through. People tour at their own pace from the depths of the Fine Arts Building’s basement to […]
With an array of talented artists on campus, Zach McGrath takes a look at some students work this semester. Made by Zach McGrath.
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 […]
The fourth annual SUNY New Paltz New Play Festival is aiming to create a discussion on women’s issues such as dating, family, choices and relationships through six short plays. Along with an open conversation through art focused on women, the festival is creating opportunities for writers to have their work […]
A tiny 80-year-old Japanese man with a wispy grey mohawk rolls out a bright green suitcase in front of a wall-length canvas. He puts it down and begins to unpack its contents onto the tarp he is standing on. Ushio Shinohara pulls out a pair of boxing gloves with foam […]
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 […]
At first glance, there won’t seem to be anything different about Rosendale from any other quaint little upstate town, save for the historical Rosendale Theatre, which opened its doors more than 60 years ago in February 1949.
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 […]