ARTS @ Oswego

April – September 2014

Art Exhibition: Graphic Flash 3 @ Oswego State Downtown, 186 West First Street - See Below for Days & Hours
Apr 26 – May 17 all-day

A piece from the show by graphic design major Sam Castaldo

A piece from the show by graphic design major Sam Castaldo

Art Exhibition: Graphic Flash 3
Students from Amy Bartell’s advanced graphics class illustrate the flash fiction of writers from Leigh Wilson’s advanced fiction writing course; the collaborations range from micro-stories to illustrations to three-minute films.
Oswego State Downtown, 186 West First Street (at the corner of West Bridge & West First Streets).
Phone: 315-216-4985
Noon – 5 PM, Wednesdays
10 AM – 6 PM, Thursdays
10 AM – 5 PM, Fridays
11 AM – 5 PM, Saturdays
For more information about this and other SUNY Oswego art exhibitions, contact Tyler Art Gallery, 315-312-2112.

Spring BFA Exhibits @ Tyler Hall Galleries
May 2 @ 11:30 am – May 17 @ 3:00 pm

unnamed-1Bachelor of Arts (BA) and Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) Exhibits
Tyler Art Gallery

BA candidates (pursuing multidisciplinary or interdisciplinary studies in majors in addition to art) and BFA candidates (focusing on the studio art or graphic design program) display their work. As well as a large variety of artistic media, this exhibit features a great range of imagery, artistic concerns and an explorative attitude.

Tyler Art Gallery Hours: 11:30 AM-3:00 PM, Tuesday-Saturday

Third Annual “On My Own Time” Art Exhibit
May 9 @ 9:15 am – May 30 @ 10:15 am

Penfield staff librarian Andrea Ross views pieces from last year's show.

Penfield staff librarian Andrea Ross views pieces from last year’s show.

“On My Own Time”
Penfield Library
RECEPTION: Friday, May 9 @ 5 PM, Penfield’s Lake Effect Cafe

This is the third annual exhibit of works by non-professional artists among the college’s faculty and staff. Judges professionally involved in the arts adjudicate the exhibition. The Everson Museum of Art includes selected pieces from the college’s exhibit in their fall regional On My Own Time show.

Symphoria Summer Concert Series: Oswego and More @ Breitbeck Park
Jul 13 @ 7:00 pm


Symphoria Summer Concert Series
Travis Newton & Sean O’Loughlin, Series Conductor

Oswego Concert, Sunday, July 13 • 7 PM, Breitbeck Park
Travis Newton, Conductor

National Anthem
Gould: American Salute
Rogers: South Pacific
Arlen: Over the Rainbow
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6, March
Sousa: Hail to the Spirit of Liberty
Lowden: Armed Forces Salute
Williams: Far and Away
Anderson: Typewriter
Bernstein: West Side Story
Sousa: Stars and Stripes Forever

For more information about 2014-15 Symphoria programs: Experience Symphoria.

Art Exhibit: “Metamorphosis” @ Oswego State Downtown, 186 West First Street - See Below for Days & Hours
Jul 19 – Sep 6 all-day

Art Exhibit: Metamorphosis
July 19-September 6
Opening Reception: Saturday, July 19th • 2-4 PM

Oswego State Downtown
Wednesday, Noon to 5 PM
Thursday, 10 AM to 6 PM
Friday, 10 AM to 5 PM (Closed July 4)
Saturday, 11 AM to 5 PM

Tyler Art Gallery
Aug 21 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Tyler Art Gallery Exhibits, Fall 2014 @ See Below for Locations, Dates, Times
Sep 5 – Jan 24 all-day


Tyler Art Gallery @ Penfield Library will have extended hours for the 2014-15 year:
Tuesday – Sunday, 10 AM – 4 PM

Living Writers Series: Stephanie Vanderslice, “Literary Citizenship” @ Room 132, Marano Campus Center Auditorium
Sep 8 @ 3:00 pm – 4:20 pm

Stephanie Vanderslice

A writing-life blogger for the Huffington Post, Stephanie Vanderslice’s scholarly essays on the teaching of creative writing have been published nationally and internationally. She has published three books, including Rethinking Creative Writing. Her fiction and nonfiction have appeared in many journals and online publications. In 2012 she was named CASE U.S. Professor of the Year for the state of Arkansas; in 2009 she was named ACTELA College English Teacher of the Year. Vanderslice will speak about literary citizenship.

Focus on Faculty: Jon Shallit, Violin & Howard Spindler, Piano @ Sheldon Hall Ballroom
Sep 14 @ 3:00 pm


Music of the Romantic Period for violin and piano duo, featuring works by Grieg, Schumann, Franck, Brahms
and Tchaikovsky.

Living Writers Series: Richard Duggin, “The Authorial Voice Behind the Narrator” @ Room 132, Marano Campus Center Auditorium
Sep 15 @ 3:00 pm – 4:20 pm

Richard Duggin 1

Richard Duggin’s fiction includes three novels: The Music Box Treaty, Woman Refusing To Leave, and Snipehunters. Duggin has taught fiction writing at the University of Nebraska at Omaha for the past fifty years. In 2005 he founded and is currently director of the University of Nebraska MFA in Writing program, a low-residency graduate program in creative writing in which he currently directs and teaches. Duggin’s talk is called “Psst! Pay no attention to the man behind the curtain.” He’ll discuss the authorial voice behind the narrator.