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The School of Art and Design has provided a celebrated history of connecting the interface of art, science and technology. Undergraduate and graduate students engage in a rigorous program of study designed to encourage innovation and creativity.

Schedule of Portfolio Events

Regional events:
Sept 19 Albright Knox, Buffalo, NY
Oct 3 Montclair Art Museum, NJ
Oct 10 Queens Council on the Arts, NY
Oct 15 Villa Maria, Buffalo, NY Oct 19 Chicago School for the Arts, IL
Nov 6 Mill Street Loft, New Hyde Park, NY
Nov 12 Sage College, Albany, NY
Nov 12 Westchester Community College, NY
Nov 13 Huntington Arts League, NY
Nov 19 Walt Whitman HS, Bethesda, MD
*Students must contact host institutions for details

National Events:
Oct 3 Cincinnati, OH
Oct 18 Chicago, IL
Oct 31 Hartford, CT
Nov 1 Boston, MA
Nov 8 Philadelphia, PA
Nov 8 Rochester, NY
Nov 15 New York City
Nov 21 Washington, DC
Nov 22 Baltimore, MA
Jan 24 Sarasota, FL

Randall Chair Lecture

Petra Bachmaier co-founder of Luftwerk       

Date: Tuesday, September 29th
Location: Nevins Theatre, Powell
Cost to Attendt: Free/ Open to Public
Sponsored by: Sculpture & Dimensional Studies, SoAD


Film screening of AKA Nikki S. Lee

Date: Tuesday, September 29th
Holmes Auditorium

Date: Wednesday September 30th in Nevins Theater
Nevins Theater

Cost to Attend: Free/Open to Public
Sponsored by:
Foundations in the School of Art and Design


Information Meeting

Drawing and Painting in Florence Summer 2016

Date: Monday, October 5th
4:30 PM
Location: Painting Studio Harder Hall 2nd floor
Cost to Attend: free
Sponsored by: Drawing, Painting and Photography


Visiting Artist Lectures

Two Contemporary Chinese Digital Print/Photographers –Chi Peng and Yao Lu

Date: Tuesday October 6th
Time: 6:00 pm
Location: Nevins Theater, Powell Campus Center
Cost to Attend Event: free
Sponsored by: Division of Expanded Media, The Institute for Electronic Arts, and The Fosdick Nelson Gallery


Alfred Alumnus named First Director

Sanjit Sethi, a 1994 graduate of the School of Art and Design, has been appointed as the First Director of Corcoran School of the Arts and Design at George Washington University. We welcome you to view the article that ran in the Washington Post in early August.


Exhibition: September 4 – October 9, 2015

Opening Reception:
Friday, September 4th
Time: 7-9pm
Location: Fosdick-Nelson Gallery
Cost to Attend Event: Free/Open to Public
Sponsored by: Fosdick Nelson Gallery More

Pattern Recognition

New Work by The White Page Collective
September 5 – October 2, 2015

Opening Reception:
Saturday, September 5th
Time: 5 – 7pm
Gallery Talk: Saturday, September 5th  
Time: 5:30pm
Location: Cohen Gallery 55 North Main Street Alfred
Cost to Attend: free/open to public More

O’PIONEERS! Women Ceramic Artists 1925-1960

Visiting curator: Ezra Shales
Coordinated by:  Susan Kowalczyk

Date: September 10 – November 20, 2015
Location:  Top floor of Binns- Merrill Hall
Cost to Attend:
free/open to the public
Sponsored By:  
Alfred Ceramic Art Museum

Fourteenth Dorothy Wilson Perkins Lecture
“Pioneers of American Ceramics" Ezra Shales, Ph.D.
Date: September 10, 2015
4:30 pm
Location:  Nevins Theater, Powell Campus Center

Public Reception
Date: September 10, 2015
Time: 6:15 - 7:30 pm
Location:  Top floor of Binns- Merrill Hall More