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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.

This is How I Remember It

October 19, 2017, 7pm – 9pm

Robert C Turner Gallery

Cost: Free

Sponsored by: Robert C Turner Gallery More

Gail Kendall Artist Lecture

October 24, 2017, 4:30pm 

Nevins Theater 

Cost: Free 

Sponsored by: Division of Ceramic Arts   More

Kelcy Chase Folsom Gallery Talk

Friday, November 3, 5:00pm

Alfred Ceramic Art Museum

Cost: free More

MFA Thesis Exhibitions

April 7 - May 4, 2018
Opening Receptions: 7-9 pm on April 7, April 14, April 21, April 28, and May 4

Candidates for MFA degrees in Ceramic Art, Sculpture, Glass and Electronic Integrated Arts are featured in a series of culminating exhibitions.

Thesis shows are open to the public Sunday 1-3pm, and on Monday and Tuesday 11-4pm.  The final thesis show in the Fosdick-Nelson will be open during Senior Shows, May 5, 4-7pm and following Commencement, May 12.

Emmy-winning director Trent Cooper,

screening and talk.

Friday, October 20, 2017, 7pm 

Holmes Auditorium

Cost: Free

Sponsored by: Alfred University  More

Mary Barringer Artist Lecture and Demonstrations

October 20, 2017

Demonstrations: 8:20-11:10am, 1:20-4:10pm

Artist Lecture: 4:30 in Nevins Theatre 

Demonstrations: Chase Folsom’s Sophomore Handbuilding Classroom &  Jason Green’s Tile Classroom 

Cost: Free

Sponsored by: Division of Ceramic Art 


Visiting Artist: Keith Sanborn

"Disparates and The Disasters of War – Screening and Presentation by Media Artist, Keith Sanborn"

 Monday, October 23, 2017, 5:15pm

Holmes Auditorium, Harder Hall

Cost: Free

Sponsored by: Division of Expanded Media of the School of Art and Design



Alfred/Düsseldorf MFA in Painting

September 15 - October 19, 2017
Opening Reception: Friday, September 15, 7-9 pm

The School of Art and Design celebrates the launch of the new MFA Painting program with an exhibition featuring work by painting faculty: Jutta Haeckel, Heidi Hahn, Stephanie McMahon, Kevin Wixted and visiting professors, Peter Hristoff, Stefan Kürten and Driss Ouadahi.

Errant Landscapes

November 3 - December 4, 2017
Opening Reception: Friday, November 3, 6-9 pm

Andrew Raftery, Alex Lukas, Corinne Teed, Christy Gast

Curated by Andrew Oesch

Four artists work in diverse ways with the visual lexicon around the genre of landscape. Using materials ranging from ceramics, print, painting, video, and textiles the artworks in this exhibition explore our human relationship to land and how we contruct a sense of place.


Residue: Caroline Hayes Charuk,

Terry James Conrad, Ron Lambert, and SV Randall exhibit at the Cohen Gallery

Opening reception Nov 3, 6-9pm

Nov 3- Dec 8

Cohen Gallery


Romancing the Toaster (The second slice)

Oct 14 – Oct 26, 2017

Cedar Ridge Art Gallery (225 Confederation Dr, Toronto, Ontario)



October Art Walk

Alfred Art Walk

October 19, 6-9pm


-Alfred Ceramic Art Museum Alfred University
-Scholes Library Gallery Alfred University
-Robert C. Turner Gallery 3rd floor Harder Hall Alfred University Campus
-Fosdick-Nelson Gallery  3rd floor Harder Hall, Alfred University Campus
-TSI / Harland Snodgrass Gallery 3rd floor Harder Hall Alfred University Campus
-Moka Joka 2nd floor Harder Hall Alfred University campus
-Cohen Gallery 55 North Main Street
-Gallery 2 Gifts of Distinction 43 North Main Street
-Terra Cotta Coffee House 34 North Main Street
-Bret Llewellyn Gallery at Alfred State College Engineering Technology Building
-Alfred State Typography Research Lab: Alfred State College Engineering Technology Building: Digital Media and Animation 3rd Floor: Room 303
-Hinkle Library Gallery 10 Upper College Drive Alfred State Campus More

Alfred Ceramic Art Museum Exhibitions

hereafter: Kelcy Chase Folsom; 2015 -2018
Robert Chapman Turner Teaching Fellow
Holding the Line: Ceramic Sculpture Stanley Rosen
Minyao: Art of the Everyday
a Selection of Chinese Folk Pottery

October 19, 2017 – January 1, 2018

Opening Reception: Thursday, October 19, 2017 6 – 9 pm

 Alfred Ceramic Art Museum

 Cost: free

 Sponsored by: Alfred Ceramic Art Museum

Three new exhibitions are opening simultaneously on October 19, 2017.

Holding the Line, ceramic sculptor Stanley Rosen’s (MFA Alfred ‘56) retrospective is revelatory. Rosen has long been a quiet visionary. His little known work from the late 1950’s, 1960’s and 70’s will astonish. 





Queering Space at Alfred University

February 2 - March 31, 2018
Opening Reception: Friday, February 2, 7-9 pm

Curated by Loren Britton, Christie DeNizio, Sara Ferguson, Asad Pervaiz, Res and Erica Wessmann

This exhibition asks: what is a queer perspective and how does queerness meet form. Originating at Yale University Queering Space and the curatorial team migrate to Alfred to expand the dialogue.