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February 18, 2022


Glass artist SaraBeth Post gives a demonstration in the School of Art and Design’s hot glass shop in Harder Hall on Thursday, February 10. Post was on campus the week of Feb. 7-11 as the second visiting artist in Alfred University’s Black Glass Artist Series.

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Cedric Mitchell final presenter in Alfred University School of Art and Design Black Glass Artist Series

Cedric Mitchell, the last of three artists visiting Alfred University as part of the School of Art and Design’s Black Glass Artist Series, will be on campus the week of Feb. 21.


Amy Karle to give talk Feb. 23 as part of Wednesday Artists’ Speaker Series

The Weekly Wednesday Artists' Speaker Series at Alfred University continues on Wednesday, Feb. 23, at 7 p.m. in Holmes Theater, Harder Hall, with a lecture by Alfred University alumna Amy Karle '02, an award-winning artist who questions the implications of technology on humanity.


William Underhill, renowned sculptor, emeritus professor at Alfred University, passes away

William Underhill, renowned sculptor and emeritus professor at Alfred University who cast the King Alfred Statue located in the center of campus, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 16. Underhill was 88 and living in Wellsville, NY, at the time of his death.


Students to ‘pitch’ business proposals in Startup Allegany Collegiate Competition

The second annual Startup Allegany Collegiate Competition will be hosted by Alfred University on Saturday, April 9 beginning at 1 p.m. The competition, titled “AHA” as it involves students from Allegany County’s three institutions of higher education—Alfred University, Houghton College Alfred State College, and—is based on solving problems faced by businesses, with a goal of promoting sustainability through entrepreneurship.


Alfred University SOAD adjudicates Western New York Scholastic Art Awards competition; three regional artists graduate to national competition

Alfred University’s School of Art and Design recently served as adjudicator for the Western New York Scholastic Art Awards competition, which received more than 400 entries from 230 high school-age students living in the 13 counties of western New York.


Associate Professor of Light Sarah Blood featured in renowned publications

Associate Professor of Light Sarah Blood, who teaches in Sculpture /Dimensional Studies in the School of Art & Design, is featured in two publications: Crafts Magazine and Glass Network.


Alfred University Performing Arts Division to present ‘An Evening of Dance’

The Division of Performing Arts at Alfred University will present “An Evening of Dance” on Thursday-Saturday, Feb. 17, 18, and 19, in Miller Theater. The performances, which will be presented at 8 p.m. each evening, will feature live performances with integrated mixed media.

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