Albany – The annual Best of SUNY Student
Art Exhibition returns to the New York State Museum Sunday, May 4 showcasing the
work of SUNY’s top student artists from across the state.
The sixth annual
exhibition, open through September 1, contains art works from 24 SUNY campuses.
It is a juried show featuring more than 60 works of art selected from more than
200 artistic pieces submitted to the SUNY student art exhibition at the State university Plaza this past academic year. The works for the fall 2007 and spring
shows were chosen by individual art departments across SUNY’s 64 campuses. The
traditional areas of drawing, ceramics, painting, printmaking, photography and
sculpture are enhanced by the addition of digital imaging and mixed media
student artists in the Best of SUNY Student Art Exhibition will receive “Best
in Show” awards of $1,000. “Honorable Mention” awards of $500 will be given to
three other students
student art shows were started in 2002 so that the work of SUNY’s most talented
student artists would be seen by a wider audience. This will be the third
exhibition hosted by the State Museum.
Please view this year’s participant listings at the following links:
Best of SUNY
- Fall 2007-08 Selections
SUNY - Spring 2007-08 Selections
About the NYS Museum
The State Museum is a program of the New York State Education Department,
the University of the State of New York and the Office of Cultural Education.
Located on Madison Avenue in Albany, the Museum is open daily from 9:30 a.m. to
5 p.m. except on Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day. Admission is free.
Further information about programs and events can be obtained by calling (518)
474-5877 or visiting the museum website at www.nysm.nysed.gov.
About the State University of New York
University of New York is the largest comprehensive university system in the
nation, educating more than 427,000 students in 7,669 degree and certificate
programs on 64 campuses. To learn more about how SUNY creates opportunity,
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