March – May 2015
Opening Reception: Friday, March 27 • 5-8 PM
Featured within this show are works created by students who have recently transferred into SUNY Oswego’s Art program. The works showcase the use and experimentation of traditional media in the creation of pieces ranging from traditional to more experimental themes.
Spring Bachelor of Fine Art Exhibition I
4/6 – 4/15
Reception Friday, April 10th, 5-7 PM
Spring Bachelor of Fine Art Exhibition II
4/20 – 4/29
Reception Friday, April 24th, 5-7 PM
Spring Bachelor of Fine Art Exhibition III
5/4 – 5/16
Opening Reception Friday, May 8th, 5-7 PM
Requiring three exhibitions, a large contingent of BFA graduates present an ample selection of their creative work at Oswego. Including both Graphic Design and Studio Art majors, inherent variety combined with brave visual exploration offers something for every viewer.
Tyler Art Gallery @ Penfield Library hours are as follows:
Tues. – Fri. 10am -4pm
Sat. 10:30am -4pm
Closed Mondays and school holidays
Visiting Artist Series
Juana Valdes’ artwork is grounded in a multi-disciplinary practice that combines the process of printmaking, photography, sculpture and ceramic. It integrates the social-political discourse within the art object to analyze relationships between contemporary and historical imagery and their connection to the social political and economic dominance of the cultures that produce them and their impact on cultural memory. Valdez’ work traces, recollects, and records her personal experience as a Cuban-American immigrant.
The Blue Angel is a 1930 German tragicomedic film directed by Josef von Sternberg and starring Emil Jannings, Marlene Dietrich and Kurt Gerron. It is based on Heinrich Mann’s novel Professor Unrat (“Professor Garbage”, 1905), and set in Weimar Germany. The Blue Angel presents the tragic transformation of a man from a respectable professor to a cabaret clown, and his descent into madness. The film is considered to be the first major German sound film, and brought Dietrich international fame.
Broadway Prop Designer and Sculpture Artist Zoe Morsette will conduct a Fake Food Prop Workshop in which several food items will be made including oysters on the half shell on a tray, champagne in a flute and even a turkey! She will use various materials and employ many amazing techniques that you will not want to miss!
Opening Reception: Friday, April 17 • 5-8 PM
This exhibition highlights web design projects from advanced students in Art 417 Web Media II and Art 517 Graduate Web Design. Each project implements a responsive design solution that enables the website to work across a wide range of devices, browsers and screen sizes.
Visiting Artist Series
Working within the legacy of abstraction in painting, Juan Iribarren is interested in that seemingly impossible and contradictory juxtaposition of geometry, the luminous and the atmospheric. Iribarren conceives his works to be experienced as abstract paintings, even though each one refers to a specific visual event to which it remains strictly faithful.
The Third Man is a 1949 British film noir, directed by Carol Reed, with screenplay by English novelist and author Graham Greene, who was regarded as one of the greatest writers of the 20th century, and starring Joseph Cotten, Alida Valli, Orson Welles, and Trevor Howard. The plot is one of intrigue, suspense and murder in post World War II Vienna. The film is considered one of the greatest films of all time, celebrated for its atmospheric cinematography, performances, and musical score. (Anton Karas wrote and performed the score, which used only the zither; its title music “The Third Man Theme” topped the international music charts in 1950.)
Plata Quemada (Burnt Money), set in Argentina in 1965, follows the tumultuous relationship between two men who became lovers and ultimately ruthless bank robbers in a notoriously famous footnote in the annals of Argentinian crime history. It is based on Ricardo Piglia’s 1997 Planeta prize-winning novel of the same name, which was inspired by the true story of a notorious 1965 bank robbery in Buenos Aires.