News - Visual Arts

MAC Awards to Celebrate Student Creativity in Media and the Digital Arts for 11th Consecutive Year

Student with microphone on MAC awards poster

The best work in print journalism, new media, digital arts, radio, television and video of students of SUNY Old Westbury will be the focal point as the College hosts the 11th Annual MAC Awards on Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at 7 p.m.

The program recognizes excellence in student creativity, journalism and production and will take place in the John and Lillian Maguire Theater, located in the Campus Center at the College.

Dance Instructor Honored with Outstanding Emerging Choreographer Award

Instructor Joya Powell

SUNY Old Westbury Adjunct Lecturer of Dance Joya Powell has received the 2016 NY Dance and Performance Award for Outstanding Emerging Choreographer for her inspiring and daring racially-charged work. The Bessie Award committee, who presented the award at the October 18, 2016 ceremony, recognized her for “passionate choreographic engagement with issues of justice and race” and for her ability to deeply connect with audiences.

Artist Interview - Aeri Lee

The Amelie A. Wallace Gallery at SUNY College at Old Westbury was pleased to have a solo exhibition of new paintings by Korean artist, Aeri Lee. Her new series of work, "Another Nature - Mind Nature" was featured from June 24, 2014- July 2, 2014.

A very special thanks to the Amelie A.Wallace Gallery Director- Hyewon Yi

Video Produced by Sherry Baker

Iowa State University debuts new exhibit by Visual Arts' Mac Adams

Photo of Adams' exhibit at Iowa State University

Editor's note:  Since the original posting of this article, Iowa State University's Christian Petersen Art Museum has announced that Professor Adams' exhibit will be extended until August 1, 2014.

Distinguished Teaching Professor of Visual Arts Mac Adams has his latest exhibition, “Illuminating Perception: Explorations of Light and Shadow by Mac Adams,” at the Christian Petersen Art Museum in Morrill Hall, on Iowa State University’s central campus in Ames.