Thesis Exhibitions at Samuel Dorsky Museum

NEW PALTZ — Emerging artists who are candidates for a Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A.) or a Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.) degree will present their creative thesis projects in two separate exhibitions at the Dorsky Museum at SUNY New Paltz in December 2004.

These popular and challenging exhibitions are designed and installed by the graduating students in consultation with faculty advisors and museum staff.

Show I: December 4-8, 2004 Opening Reception, Friday, December 3, 6-8:00 p.m.

M.F.A. Candidates: Christopher Doniere, Noh Kyung Park, Dana Morales Tavera

B.F.A. Candidates: Lindsay Behrends, Gianna Dorthea Delluomo, Melita Greenleaf, Edward J. Klopper, Kat Mackinnon, Sarah Elizabeth Miller, Ryan Pfluger, Ryan Roa, Travis Robie, Andrew L. Rodgers, Julian Rosado, Dennis Ryan, Lauren Sandler, Jeffrey J. Smith, Mary Elizabeth Wehrung, Zachary Wise

Show II : December 11-15, 2004 Opening Reception: Friday, December 10, 2004, 6-8:00

M.F.A. Candidates: Takashi Abe, Jeon Bum Joo, Sang Woo Shin, Carlos H. Uribe, Yoon-Jung Han

B.F.A. Candidates: Taua Baccarin, Sarah Boedecker-Frey, Sadee Brathwaite, James A. Derungs, Kami Eisenhardt, Alicia Grullon, Linda Herrera, David Licata, Julian Lesser, Nayira Polanco, Molly Rengstorf

For over half a century, SUNY New Paltz has been widely recognized for its professional art programs and its distinguished faculty of practicing artists who help students pursue creative interests and prepare for careers in the various art disciplines. In all programs, students are encouraged to explore new lines of investigation in their field, and assess their work within a contemporary context.

Special museum hours for the M.F.A./B.F.A exhibitions:

Saturday 11am-5pm

Sunday 1-5pm

Monday-Wednesday 11am-5pm

During these special shows the museum will be closed on Thursdays and Fridays with the exception of receptions.

Additional information may be obtained by calling 845-257-3844 or visiting the Web at