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Dowd Gallery Exhibit Highlights Faculty


Call it leading by example.

Twelve faculty members in SUNY Cortland’s Art and Art History Department will contribute their artwork to the “Faculty Biennial 2012” exhibition, which offers students the opportunity to view the work of their mentors and community members the chance to appreciate a wide range of media produced by local artists.

Chad Hovey
Pictured above: Chad Hovey, Hippopotamus
Anthropos, 2011, mixed media, 16" x 20"
Pictured above left: Lori Ellis, Garden
Sublime, 2012, oil on canvas, 50" x 50"

The exhibition, which is free and open to the public, runs from Tuesday, Oct. 30, to Saturday, Dec. 15, at the Dowd Gallery’s temporary off-campus location at Main Street SUNY Cortland, 9 Main Street.

The College’s gallery is based on the third floor of Main Street SUNY Cortland for approximately two years while the Dowd Fine Arts Center undergoes renovations.

Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. from Tuesday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday. The gallery is closed on Sunday and Monday.

An opening reception will be held from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 1, and two artist talks take place at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14, and Tuesday, Dec. 4.

Featured artists include: Jeremiah Donovan, Lori Ellis, Charles Heasley, Chad Hovey, Kevin Mayer, Jenn McNamara, Paul Parks, Jaroslava Prihodova, Vaughn Randall, Liz Sharp and Bryan Thomas.

Kathryn Kramer also is represented in the show by a virtual presentation of her research.

These faculty members teach in areas that include art history, ceramics, design, fibers, foundation studies, painting, photography, printmaking and sculpture.

Group tours of the Dowd Gallery are available. For more information, contact Gallery Director Erika Fowler-Decatur at (607) 753-4216.