OSWEGO, NY – Tyler Art Gallery, Bachelor of Fine Arts exhibition features work by 28 graduating seniors.
Each student artist is presenting a body of work as part of the culmination thesis process embedded in the B.F.A. degree program. The public is invited to a reception on April 29 from 5 – 7 p.m.
There will be an award program from 6 – 6:30 p.m.
Refreshments will be served. This event is free and open to the public.
Four students featured in the exhibition are native to Oswego County. Alissa Graves, Jacquelynn LaPlante, Brittany McCann and Kristen Tryon.
Graves (Greene) is an Oswego native and a graduate of Oswego High School. She currently resides in Oswego with her husband. She will graduate this summer with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design. In addition to design, Alissa has studied printmaking, painting, and photography. She enjoys combining these interests and using them to inform her graphic design. In the future, Alissa hopes to work in the magazine industry.
LaPlante is graduating with a Bachelor in Fine Arts with a concentration in painting with a minor in photography and art history. She was born and raised as Jackie Fyler in Phoenix. She resides there today with her husband and their child. LaPlante is currently working out of her studio at home as a freelance artist working with the mediums of oil paints and experimental darkroom photography. The most resent project she is working on is mixing photographic transfer with oil paint. Her work was recently included in the Fall National Exhibition at the Artist Impact Gallery in Buffalo, New York. Her future plans consist of working at a gallery and creating art out of her studio.
McCann is a native of Fulton and attended G. Ray Bodley High School. She will be graduating this spring from SUNY Oswego with Bachelors in Fine Arts with a studio emphasis. Her work is primarily ceramic, and reflects her interest in human evolution and the relationship between human and non-human primates. This semester she traveled abroad to China to study ceramics. Brittany has exhibited her ceramic work at the Art Association of Oswego, Tyler Art Gallery and at the SUNY Student Spring 2013 Exhibition in Albany. In the future Brittany plans to continue making and exhibiting work.
Tryon grew up in Brewerton and is a graduate of Paul V. Moore High School. This May she will graduate from SUNY Oswego with her Bachelor of Fine Arts in graphic design and a concentration in illustration. Kristen chose SUNY Oswego due to her family connection to the school and community. She has shown work in several shows across New York State.
Artists Include: Jolene Backus, Julia Baldovin, Erin Bonzek, Cameron Bruhns, Mia Cruz, Kathleen Damin, Trista Ferrara, Sarah Fierle, Alissa Graves, Caroline Hayward, Stephanie Hess, Michael Korinek, Jacquelynn LaPlante, Exanne Lennon, Brittany McCann, Timothy Mosher, Joshua Nickels, Michael Regina, Allison Smith, Patricia Steinberg, Zachary Steur, Emily Tran, Kristen Tryon, Nathan Valeska, Joshua Walrath, Mark Zbikowski, Maria Zeh
For more information, contact: Cynthia Clabough, Chair, Art Department, [email protected], 315/312-2111.