Visiting Artist Program Calendar of Events

Visiting Artist Program

All Visual Arts majors participate in the Visiting Artist Program each semester, which provides an opportunity for exposure to a variety of art and design professionals from around the country. This program features a variety of thought-provoking speakers each year, plus opportunities to attend several gallery openings each semester. The speakers provide information about the many directions, options and possibilities inherent in art and design from professionals who are working regionally, nationally and internationally. 

Printable Current VAP Schedule & Syllabus

Past VAP Speakers have included:

Christo
Installation Artist

Anthony Bannon
George Eastman House

Keith Carter
Photographer

Josh Greene
Conceptual Artist

James Gurney
Illustrator 

Jess Hamlin - Historian
PBS Series, Art: 21

Robert Hirsch
Photographer, Author, Critic

Nina Hole
Sculptor

Keith Howard
Printmaker 

Eduardo Kac
Interactive Artist

Chaz Maviyane-Davies
Designer

Julian Montague
Designer

Arnold Newman
Photographer

Faith Ringgold
Painter

Tim Rollins + K.O.S.
Painters

Rocky Schenck
Photographer

Wendy Tilby and Amanda Forbis
Animators

 

Kahn & Selesnick, Baba Yaga's House, archival pigment print on Hahnemuhle paper, 10 x 10 inches


Fall 2016

AUGUST

8/25 McEwen 209, 8:30-10 pm
Welcome to VAP  

SEPTEMBER

9/9 Cathy & Jesse Marion Art Gallery, 7–9 pm
Exhibition Reception:  Kahn & Selesnick: Truppe Fledermaus and the Carnival at the End of the World

9/15 McEwen 209, 8:30-10 pm
Presentation by photographers/installation artists Nicholas Kahn and Richard Selesnick

9/22 McEwen 209, 8:30-10 pm
Presentation by Cathleen Chaffee, Senior Curator, Albright Knox Art Gallery

OCTOBER

10/20 Rosch Recital Hall, Mason Hall, 8:30-10 pm
Presentation by sculptor Bob Wick

NOVEMBER

11/3 McEwen 209, 8:30-10 pm
Presentation by animator Yvonne Grzenkowicz

DECEMBER

12/2 Cathy & Jesse Marion Art Gallery, 7–9 pm
Exhibition Reception:  Senior Show

12/8 McEwen 209, 8:30-10 pm
VANM Student Awards Ceremony 


Visual Arts and New Media

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State University of New York at Fredonia
Fredonia, NY 14063
(716) 673-3537