SUNY Ulster Art and Design Students Chosen



SUNY Ulster Art and Design Students Chosen

For Juried Best of SUNY Student Art Exhibition in Albany

SUNY Ulster artwork from students in exhibit in Albany NY

Artwork from SUNY Ulster students (left to right): Row 1: Dashiell Hastings-Ward, Kate Brodowska, Amanda Tulacz. Row 2: Catharina Christiana, Kate Ambrose.

December 12, 2017
Stone Ridge, NY

SUNY Ulster Art and Design Students Chosen

For Juried Best of SUNY Student Art Exhibition in Albany

Artwork by SUNY Ulster Fine Art & Design majors has been selected to be exhibited in the fall 2017 SUNY Student Art Exhibition at The Plaza Gallery at SUNY Plaza in Albany. The SUNY Student Exhibitions occur twice a year and highlight student work from art departments throughout the 64 institutions within the SUNY system.

SUNY Ulster students to participate are: Amanda Tulacz (Woodstock ‘17, Fine Arts major), Kate Ambrose (Wallkill, ‘17 Fine Arts major), Catharina Christiana (Accord, ‘17 Fine Arts major), Kate Brodowska (New Paltz,‘17 Advertising, Design and Graphic Technology major), and Dashiell Hastings-Ward (High Falls, ‘18 Advertising, Design and Graphic Technology major).

Amanda Tulacz who graduated and won the Dean's Award, May 2017, has joined the BFA Illustration Program at Montserrat College of Art in Beverly, MA near Boston. As President of the SUNY Ulster Art Association, she was responsible for the design and painting of the Whales in Space mural in Vanderlyn Hall. Catharina Christiana, ‘17 Fine Arts major, is on the waiting list for FIT's Photography program. Kate Brodowska ‘17 Design major, currently works at Chronogram/Luminary Publishing.

Alumna, Amanda Tulacz notes, “The art faculty will always hold a special place in my heart for all they've done for me. Due to the quality education and guidance I received from my professors, I was accepted to top art schools in the nation with impressive merit scholarships. I wouldn't have achieved this without attending SUNY Ulster.”

Sean Nixon, Program Coordinator of Advertising, Design and Graphic Technology notes, “The work covers a range of media and styles, from fine art and traditional figures, to package design, Commercial Design and Photography. We’re grateful that SUNY offers this opportunity to showcase the high quality work that our art & design programs produce, an opportunity to see what all 64 schools are doing and showcase the strength of our programs.”

The show was juried by SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor Joseph Hildreth, of SUNY Potsdam. More information about the Best of SUNY Student Art Exhibition is available online. Artwork featured at the Best of SUNY exhibit are chosen by art departments across SUNY’s 64 campuses. The exhibit is open Monday through Friday during gallery hours, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. and will run until January 31, 2018.

Chancellor Johnson will hold a reception for the exhibition in the Plaza Gallery, ground floor, System Administration at SUNY Plaza in Albany, New York, opening celebration, Monday, December 18, from 4-6pm. At 5:00 p.m., Joe Hildreth, Curator and Chancellor Johnson will say a few words to the audience. There will be light refreshments available.

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