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Five Cayuga Student Artists Show Work in Albany

DATE: 04-25-2003

Five students from Cayuga Community College showed their work in the Spring SUNY Student Art Exhibition in Albany.

Four of the artists exhibited silkscreen prints: A Dark Light by Jesse Ball of Savannah; Simple Rule by Katherine Brown of Auburn; Selection from the Havamal by Michael Engler of Auburn; and Held Hostage by Michael Garner of Sterling. Michael Bell of Moravia showed Robo-Hobo, an acrylic painting.

They were among 63 student artists whose 72 works represented 14 State University of New York campuses. The exhibition ran from February to April in State University Plaza, located in the historic D&H Railway building in downtown Albany.

State University of New York Chancellor Robert L. King praised the students? work, saying, “New York State has long been recognized as a leader in our country for its support of the arts. SUNY's campuses continue that leadership through their education of art students.”

Nancy Kramer, assistant professor of art at Cayuga Community College, said, “The opportunity that Chancellor King provided for Cayuga's Studio Art and Design students to display their work to a statewide audience is an affirmation of their potential for a career in the arts.”

The State University of New York is the largest comprehensive university system in the United States, with 403,000 students enrolled in 6,400 fields of study on 64 campuses.