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This week in the arts

October 22, 2023

Public events in the School of Art & Design + Performing Arts Division, week of October 16 - 22, 2023. All events are free and open to the public.


October 16, 2023 Arts Student Announcements

PLEASE READ. Important Weekly Announcements, Upcoming Opportunities, & Resources for students, faculty and staff in the School of Art & Design + Performing Arts Division. Find studio news, due dates and deadlines, important information, internships, exhibitions, auditions, and application deadlines here!


Upcoming Events


Alfred Art Walk

Oct 19, 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Alfred, NY

Alfred Art Walk is a collaborative monthly venture created by the galleries in the Village of Alfred and on the campuses of Alfred University and Alfred State College in an effort to foster dialogue within the local arts communities.


Arts Speaker Series: Cultural Politics of Biodiversity

Oct 19, 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Powell Campus Center, Room Nevins Theater

The Arts Speaker Series is held once per month on the Third Thursday of the month at 4:30pm in Nevins Theater during the 2023-2024 Academic Year. On October 19, the Visiting Artists and Scholars Committee welcomes Cultural Politics of Biodiversity: Animal Life on Camera by Artists from Turkey. A seminar broadcast into Nevins Theater, Powell Campus Center, Alfred University, in two panels, on October 19 at 4:30 pm artist and scholars joining us from as far as Turkey. Participants: Mehmet Ali Boran, Ali M. Demirel, Ayşe Erkmen, Deborah Hardt, Erkan Özgen, Şener Özmen, Hale Tenger, Hakan Topal, with Lewis Johnson and Işın Önol


Among Us: Animal Life in Video Work by Artists from Turkey

Oct 09, 12:00 am - Oct 28, 12:00 am
Harder Hall, Room TSI/Harland Snodgrass Gallery

Among Us offers a cross-section of the history of video art of the last quarter-century or so by esteemed and emerging practitioners from Turkey which demonstrates a compelling engagement with issues of animal life, in Turkey and beyond. On view in the Harland Snodgrass Gallery October 9 - 28, open 6am-midnight daily.


Reuben Nakian: The Impassioned Gesture Curator's Talk

Oct 19, 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Alfred Ceramic Art Museum

Museum Director and Principal Curator, Wayne Higby and Museum Guest Curator, Anne Currier will lead a gallery walk through of the Reuben Nakian: The Impassioned Gesture exhibition on Thursday, October 19 at 4:30pm in the Alfred Ceramic Art Museum


Out Loud

Oct 19, 12:00 am - Oct 27, 12:00 am
Robert Turner Gallery

QuAC is proud to present "OUT LOUD" an open-call collection of work from over 15 different queer artists in the Alfred community, bringing to light both our inherent diversity and strength as a community. Exhibition will open October 19th and close on the 27th.


Ceramic Alumni Invitational

Oct 19, 6:00 pm - Dec 03, 4:00 pm
Cohen Gallery

Five accomplished alumni potters from the School of Art and Design, Rebecca Chappell (MFA 08), Sanam Emami (MFA 02), Ryan Greenheck (MFA 04), Alleghany Meadows (MFA 99), and Kyla Toomey (BFA 04), will be showing and selling their pottery at the Cohen Gallery. The show and pottery sale will open with a reception on Thursday, October 19, 5-8pm and run through December 3.


MY CHINOISERIE by Amy Lee Ketchum

Oct 16, 12:00 am - Dec 01, 12:00 am
Brett Llewellyn Art Gallery 312 Engineering Technology Building Alfred State College 10 Upper College Dr., Alfred, NY

Monday, October 16 - Friday, December 1, 2023 at the Brett Llewellyn Art Gallery 312 Engineering Technology Building Alfred State College 10 Upper College Dr., Alfred, NY 14802. Reception, Talk & Workshop 3PM, Friday, December 1. Gallery Hours 9:00am-5:00pm, Monday - Friday *Extra Hours for Alfred Art Walk on Thurs. October 19, 5pm - 8pm and Thurs. Nov. 16, 5pm - 8pm


Open Screening

Oct 19, 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Harder Hall, Room Holmes Auditorium

Open Screening is a long-standing tradition in the School of Art & Design that provides a platform to share your video and moving images to the wider community. This semester we will be hosting Open Screening in Holmes Auditorium on October 19 at 7:30pm. All students, faculty, and staff are welcome to bring their own time-based media (video/sonic, or both) to screen via a portable hard drive.


Alfred Sound Field: Audible Arrangements

Oct 12, 12:00 am - Dec 01, 12:00 am
Harder Hall, Room various campus locations

A sonic compilation of site-specific narratives and moods inspired by the Alfred University campus made by Intro to Video/Sonic arts students. Use the map navigator provided on the website to access locations and sounds.


Open Draw

Oct 20, 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Brick Residence Hall

Weekly free figure drawing sessions, open to the public! Light instruction is available.


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