Current Exhibitions

 

Windgate Artist-in-Residence Exhibition
Sam Ekwurtzel: Room Temperature

January 23 – February 6, 2019
Closing Reception: February 6th 2019

Sam Ekwurtzel pipe junction, partially drained, 2018. Fused silica ceramic shell, aluminum drainage pipe, 14x21x17” photo: Dario LasagniSam Ekwurtzel pipe junction, partially drained, 2018. Fused silica ceramic shell, aluminum drainage pipe, 14x21x17” photo: Dario LasagniRoom temperature brings together recent experiments in metal casting, ceramics, and carpentry, produced during Ekwurtzel’s time as the SUNY Purchase Windgate Artist-in-Residence. A heavy timber structure is held together with a new type of connective media. Metal objects are coated in ceramic and then drained of themselves, becoming subject to forces of gravity and abstraction. Sam Ekwurtzel lives and works in Brooklyn, NY. Ekwurtzel has presented solo exhibitions at Simone Subal Gallery, NY; Real Art Ways, Hartford; Art Basel, Miami; and Reference Gallery, Richmond. 

Each semester, the School of Art+Design invites one Windgate Artist-in-Residence (WAIR) in applied design. The program expands upon the conservatory environment and collaborative atmosphere that is the cornerstone of the Purchase educational experience, allowing students to observe an artist at work and to engage in dialogue in the studio and the classroom.


Upcoming Exhibitions

 

Domoto: Visions of Usonia
Curated by Lynnette Widder

February 13 – March 13, 2019
Opening Reception: February 13th 2019

 

Thad Russel, Usonia: Lurie House, 2016, color photographThad Russel, Usonia: Lurie House, 2016, color photograph Japanese American architect Kaneji Domoto (1912 - 2002) realized multiple projects in Usonia, a cooperative in Pleasantville, New York, just 10 miles from Purchase College. His houses describe the translation of Frank Lloyd Wright’s ideal middle-class house from a general vision to the particulars of construction, cultural identity and environmental responsiveness in a New York suburb.  At a moment when traditional Modernist architectural narratives are being challenged by identity politics and reread through the work of fellow travelers rather than iconic figures, the contribution made by Domoto is particularly relevant to contemporary architecture. This show is curated by Lynnette Widder of Columbia University; and it sets her installation design in juxtaposition to Domoto’s architecture, landscape architecture, sculpture, furniture design, painting and traditional Japanese craft techniques.


MFA Thesis Exhibition Series 2019

The annual Thesis Exhibitions from the graduates of the MFA in Visual Arts
Curated by Faye Hirsch and Eleanor King

 

Installation Image from Everything's Fine Here: 2018 MFA Group Exhibition (Foreground: Gregory Wharmby, Background: Ian Lewandowski) Photo: Ian LewandowskiInstallation Image from Everything's Fine Here: 2018 MFA Group Exhibition (Foreground: Gregory Wharmby, Background: Ian Lewandowski) Photo: Ian LewandowskiExhibition 1
March 19 – March 28, 2019
Opening Reception: March 20, 6:00pm
Monique Boutin, Ian Lewandowski, and Emma Welty

Exhibition 2
April 9 – 18, 2019
Opening Reception: April 10, 6:00pm
Emily Culbertson, Jennifer Jones, and Gregory Wharmby

Exhibition 3
April 23 – May 2, 2019
Opening Reception: April 24, 6:00pm
Cat Janky, Noriko Okada, and Alessia Reggiani

MFA 2019 at PS122
Curated by Faye Hirsch and Eleanor King

May 10 – May 19, 2019
Opening Reception: Friday May 10, 6:00-8:00pm


PS122 Gallery
150 1st Avenue, New York NY

The annual MFA in Visual Arts group show in New York City includes MFA graduates Monique Boutin, Emily Culbertson, Cat Janky, Jennifer Jones, Ian Lewandowski, Noriko Okada, Alessia Reggiani, Emma Welty, and Gregory Wharmby, curated by Faye Hirsch and Eleanor King.


Senior Show 2019
Richard and Dolly Maass Gallery & throughout the Visual Arts building

May 4 - 12, 2019
Opening Reception: May 4th, 2:00pm – 5:00pm

 
The annual showcase of BFA and BSVA graduating students in the School of Art+Design, located in the Richard and Dolly Maass Gallery and throughout the Visual Arts building.