HVCC Announces Return of Student Exhibits at The Teaching Gallery

The Spring 2022 end-of-year student exhibits from the Department of Fine, Theater Arts, and Digital Media return “in person” to Hudson Valley Community College. Exhibits are open to the public free of charge in the Teaching Gallery, located on the ground floor of the Administration Building on the Troy campus.

On view from April 22 to 30 are somewhere in betweenthe end-of-year exhibition of in-depth studies in drawing and painting and Exhibition of fine arts students with jury. Gallery hours are 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday, 11 a.m.-noon and 3 p.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Thursday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday and 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, closed Sunday and Monday.

somewhere in between features works by artists enrolled in Advanced Study in Drawing and Painting, two semesters of guided study for students who have completed basic art courses and wish to pursue their own work. The students are Brianna Becker, Brynne Lauryn Boyea, Alexia Martie Buddeau, Olivia Hanley, Joely Morrison, Juan Rivera, Kameron Ruchel, Kenneth Hyun Rutsky, Amber Lynn Stone, Steve Tran and Aminah Wingfield.

the Exhibition of fine arts students with jury is a selection of works from fine arts majors from the summer 2021, fall 2021, and spring 2022 semesters, including drawing, painting, 2-dimensional design, and photography.

Pulse 7work by students from the digital media program which included photography, drawing, graphic design, animation, two-dimensional design, digital imaging, video, web art and interactive media, were presented from March 25 to April 2.

The college offers an Associate of Science degree in Fine Arts and an Associate of Science degree or certificate in Digital Media program. Graduates of fine arts and digital media programs can choose to continue their studies or enter the workforce. This year, the college expects 13 students to graduate from the Fine Arts program and 38 students to graduate from the Digital Media program. About 200 fine arts and digital media students are currently enrolled at the college.

End-of-year exhibitions are planned and installed by students enrolled in gallery management courses at Hudson Valley with faculty members Justin Baker, Tara Fracalossi, Gallery Director, Kyra Garrigue, Thomas Lail, and Jason Van Staveren . The Educational Gallery is supported by the Department of Fine, Performing Arts and Digital Media and the Cultural Affairs Programme.

Julia P. Cluff