SUNY Chancellor To Award “Best Of SUNY” Art By Students

June 9, 2014

Albany – State University of New York Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher tomorrow will announce the winners of the 2014 “Best Of SUNY” Student Art Exhibition, which showcases student artwork from across SUNY over the past year.

The announcement is OPEN PRESS, and will be made at a reception honoring students as follows:

Date:             Tuesday, June 10
Time:             5 – 7 p.m.
Location:       New York State Museum
                     Cultural Education Center
                     222 Madison Avenue
                     Albany, NY

A complete list of the artists featured in the SUNY exhibition is available online.

About the State University of New York
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