Tag: Samuel Dorsky Musuem

  • Dorsky Faculty Exhibit Offers Fields of Vision

    Dorsky Faculty Exhibit Offers Fields of Vision

    About Fields of Vision The SUNY New Paltz art faculty exhibit, entitled “Fields of Vision” began April 13 and will run until June 23. The exhibit’s opening night was April 12 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the Samuel Dorsky Museum on the SUNY New Paltz campus. Fields of Vision tells the narrative of…

  • Reflections from the Factory

    Reflections from the Factory

    He stood in front of the photographs and spoke in a monotone voice, never removing his sunglasses. He wore a black button-down shirt and his fingers were laced with silver rings. His graying beard reached the middle of his chest. He was the photographer responsible for the silver color of Andy Warhol’s studio, the Factory.…

  • One Fifty One

    One Fifty One

    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 prints,” said Claire McGuire, an…

  • Renee Byer Says Goodbye

    Renee Byer Says Goodbye

    The white walls of Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art were perfectly lined with the framed work of Pulitzer Prize winning photojournalist, Renée C. Byer. Only the humming of the projector can be heard in the vacant gallery as she quietly prepares for her speech. As guests start to flood into the gallery the room echoed…

  • Byer Brings Knowledge to New Paltz

      Since leaving Ulster County over 30 years ago, Renée Byer has become the senior photojournalist at the Sacramento Bee, won a Pulitzer Prize as well as a number of other awards. During the spring 2010 semester, journalism students at SUNY New Paltz will get the privilege of welcoming her back. Byer is returning east…