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Apr 18 2014

Dr. Barbara Ross-Lee Honored for Professional and Public Service

Apr 17 2014

Water-Energy Nexus Conference in China Tackles Global Issues

Apr 16 2014

NYIT Celebrates M.B.A. Graduation at JUFE

Apr 10 2014

NYIT Anatomy Professors Awarded NSF Grant for Evolutionary Studies

Apr 04 2014

NYIT Expert to Lecture on Nation’s Physician Shortage and Poverty

Apr 23 2014

SOSA General Meeting 4.23.14

Apr 23 2014

Faculty/Staff Appreciation Day: Lacrosse vs. Adelphi

Apr 23 2014

Internship Certificate Program - Orientation I

Apr 24 2014

TechDay 2014

Apr 24 2014

The Lion King On Broadway

Gallery 61 Announcements
Apr 01 2014

Stephen Cox and Arezoo Moseni: Luminescent Progressions

This exhibition marks the first duel solo show of the two artists. The work exemplifies the artists’ continued fascination with light, color, form and motion. The couple lives and creates in upper Manhattan where their urban environment has a profound influence on the work they make. The level of their productivity is impressive considering their full-time jobs, daily commutes and other life demands. It is exhilarating to see their abundant energy as they produce fresh and engaging work despite the setbacks.

Feb 19 2014

Cora Jane Glasser and Greg Lamarche Trajectories

Trajectories, an exhibition of work of artists, Cora Jane Glasser and Greg Lamarche. Native New Yorkers, both artists use the urban environment as their muse, giving rise to subtle visual similarities to be found in structure and color- yet both have taken their own unique paths- “trajectories”, if you will- to arrive at very different modes of expression.

Jan 28 2014

The NYIT Student, Staff and Faculty Exhibition “The Commute”

Exhibition dates are January 20 – February 13, 2014

Nov 07 2013

Call for Entries: The Commute or On Commuting

Call for entries for an exhibition of work by NYIT staff, students, and faculty. The Commute or On Commuting will exhibit from Jan. 30 to Feb. 27, 2014 at NYIT Gallery 61, 16 W. 61st St., 11th floor, Manhattan campus. Everyone is encouraged to participate.

Nov 04 2013

Cross Pollination, Larry Schulte and Patricia Malarcher

NYIT Gallery 61, 16 West 61st Street, 11th floor, November 18 – January 15, 2014. Viewing hours: Monday – Saturday, 9:30 AM to 6:00 PM

Oct 24 2013

Seminar: Digital Art - The Next Big Thing

The Lumen Prize Digital Art Panel @ NYIT will be held on Thursday, Nov. 7th during free hour (12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.) at 16 W. 61st St., Room 624 … read more

Oct 24 2013

Seminar: Technology, the Creative Process, and How to Value Digital Art

The Lumen Prize Digital Art Panel @ NYIT will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 5th during free hour (12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.) at 16 W. 61st St., Room 624 … read more

Jun 26 2013

The Lumen Prize Exhibition:  Call for Entries

Lumen PrizeWho? The Lumen Prize Exhibition is an annual award for digitally created fine art. In it’s first year the four selected winners shared US$5000 of prizes and the jury-selected final 50 went on a global tour that visited galleries and arts venues in Cardiff, London, Riga, Shanghai, and Hong Kong.

When? Call for entries is now open and closes July 31. The top 100 works selected for the Lumen Online Gallery will go on display in September with a public vote for the People’s Choice Prize. The 50 works selected for the Lumen Prize Exhibition will be announced late September. A Winner’s Show of these 50 works will open in Cardiff, Wales on October 1.  The top four winners will be announced on October 10. The second stop of the Lumen global tour will be at NYIT Gallery 61, at 61 W. 61st St, New York City, in November. It will continue to London and Hong Kong in 2014.

What? The jury panel consists of Gordon Young, renowned Public Space artist; Tessa Jackson, CEO of Iniva, Institute of International Visual Arts; Tom Cheshire, Associate Editor, Wired Magazine; Douglas Dodd, Senior Curator, Victoria & Albert Museum, London; Yashodhara Dalmia, New Delhi-based art historian, author and curator; Barbara Isenberg, award-winning LA-based arts critic and writer; Tommy Ingberg, 2012 Lumen Prize Winner, and Yang Yongliang, Shanghai based digital artist whose work has been collected by the British Museum.

Why? The Lumen Prize Exhibition is a non-profit organisation. Proceeds after cost go to our partner charity, Peace Direct. Peace Direct helps support local peace builders working in their own communities. For more information please visit www.peacedirect.org

Entry Requirements: We are looking for digital fine art of exceptional merit, the work submitted must be predominantly digital in its creation. We welcome both still images, interactive works and time based/moving image works. To enter please register at www.lumenprize.com

Payment: US$40 per entry which allows submission of two images. 

May 29 2013

THOUGHT PROCESS:A Collection of material from the NYIT Students of Architecture, Design and Fine Art

The NYIT students of Architecture, Design and Fine Art began their projects with drawings about their ideas; be it the water flow systems in Red Hook, observing the devastation in Sandy’s wake, designing modular furniture for a “green zone”, or inventing cubist-style forms that morph into everyday objects depicted in the murals. The architecture and design drawings are made with graphite, markers, ink, auto cad and photo shop mostly done on vellum. Complementing the drawings are conceptual and finished models, made with Lucite, illustration board and wood. What is interesting to see are the pieces of laser cut images discarded by the students which have now been salvaged and installed in the exhibition. The Fine Arts students began their process by drawing an object of their choice to show their ability to depict observed reality. The instructor enlarged those drawings and collaged parts of them together to create one composite image. A grid was imposed on it to form rectangular segments. The students collaborated by enlarging each grid into panels which were pieced together to complete the three murals.

Apr 26 2013

M.F.A. Thesis Exhibition

MFA Thesis Exhibition

NYIT Gallery 61 presents the annual M.F.A. Thesis Exhibition featuring projects by 16 student artists from the Department of Fine Arts, Thursday, May 9 to Monday, May 20 at 16 W. 61st St., 11th floor. The students will graduate in May 2013 and go to work in the fields of art and technology, graphic design, and computer animation. The exhibition is free and open to the public.

Viewing Hours: Monday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Opening Reception: Thursday, May 9, 6-9 p.m.

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Student Artists

  • Nicole Ackerman
  • Donna L. Betancourt
  • Jessica R. Doughty
  • Maria Fazio
  • Meng Guo
  • Narin B. Gulec
  • Earl Holder
  • Theerawat Khajornkhanphet
  • James Lavary
  • Stefano Lentini
  • Nina Mirhabibi
  • Daniel Nelson
  • Dan Shi
  • Ariadni Vezyroglou
  • Chenique Ward
  • Kypros J. Zandis

Apr 03 2013

Fine Arts Faculty Exhibition

Fine Arts Faculty

NYIT Gallery 61 presents the annual Fine Arts Faculty Exhibition, Friday, April 12 to Friday, May 3 at 16 W. 61st St., 11th floor. Work by 17 faculty artists who teach at NYIT's Old Westbury and Manhattan campuses will be on display.

"The essence of arts and sciences at their core is the thrill of uncertainty," said Roger Yu, Ph.D., dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. "So, come to our show and be thrilled."

Viewing Hours: Monday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Opening Reception: Friday, April 12, 6-8 p.m.

Faculty Artists

  • Louie Aragon, adjunct professor
  • Eric Collins, adjunct professor
  • Diana Corvelle, adjunct professor
  • Margaret DeLima, adjunct professor
  • Jim Dewoody, adjunct professor
  • Tony Dispigna, adjunct professor
  • Elizabeth Donsky, adjunct professor
  • Michelle Greene, adjunct professor
  • Donna Minerva-Voci, adjunct professor
  • Terry Nauheim, associate professor
  • Yuko Oda, associate professor
  • Lev Poliakov, adjunct professor
  • Rozina Vavetsi, associate professor
  • Sandra Villarreal, adjunct professor
  • Peter Voci, professor and chair
  • Patty Wongpakdee, assistant professor
  • Rodney Zagury, adjunct professor

Mar 05 2013

PAPER CHASE: Viviane Rombaldi Seppey and Pauline Galiana

Paper Chase

NYIT Gallery 61 is delighted to present the work of Swiss artist Viviane Rombaldi Seppey and French artist Pauline Galiana in the exhibition “PAPER CHASE”, March 7 - April 11, 2013.

NYIT Gallery 61 is located on the Manhattan campus of New York Institute of Technology at 16 W. 61st St. on the 11th floor. The viewing hours are Monday - Saturday, 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Both artists work with similar materials and produce patterned pieces by tearing, shredding, cutting, folding, painting, gluing with ordinary paper products: envelopes, magazines, yellow pages, napkins.

Viviane Rombaldi Seppey

Mirror of our time - The seductive images of fashion magazines are today’s reference of an idealized notion of beauty. In the magazines, faces tend to look similar, toward a glamorous self and a floating notion of sexual identity. This drove me to begin my collages by cutting the eyes and mouth, in order to cancel the signs of individuality. The disquieting compositions echo the multi layered world we are in.

The Jaali Series was inspired by my Indian residency. The work is done with gouache, pencil and bindi dots. The paint is applied with a thin brush that is used for miniature paintings in Rajasthan. Jaali is a term used for the perforated stone with an ornamented pattern that can be seen in palaces, forts and some residencies in Rajasthan. Often used as a screen, women could look outside their world without being seen.

The Belonging Series explores the concept of identity and mobility. I use phone book pages from countries I have lived in. These collages take the form of cultural references specific to the country of origin where the phone books were taken; a quilt pattern represents America, aboriginal art for Australia, mosaic for Italy, lacemaking from Switzerland. The work is about my migrating life and relationships between individuals, places and memory.
www.vivianerombaldi.com

Pauline Galiana

Shredded - Collected with the patience of a forensic scientist, paper stripes emerge from my discarded documents, notes and paper artworks reinvent their own wheel of time.

Winter of Will is an offspring of my oil paintings. I collect and slice the paper rags used to clean my brushes and stitch the paper pieces into various grids.

Kitchen art is a continuing series of sticker collages that I began many years ago. They are based on products I have consumed, museums I have visited, and other labels that make their way into my life. By collecting and arranging the material, I am sensitive to the discarded details of everyday life and to the patterns of my consumption.

The Boxes are visual Haiku; small, dense arrangements of found items whose traces are too easily disregarded. Bright, refreshing and unexpected, these constructions reward the eye and spark the imagination.
www.paulinegaliana.com

For additional information, please contact Jennifer Mitchell at 212.261.1562 or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Feb 14 2013

Face to Face: Annual NYIT Faculty and Staff Exhibit

Face to Face

February 7 - February 28, 2013

Dec 10 2012

NYIT Fundraising Exhibition: “Community Collaborations: Africa, Costa Rica and Peru”

Tuesday, December 11, 2012 – Thursday, January 31, 2013

Gallery 61

Oct 13 2012

Thesis Retrospective: Amatuzzo Studio Section

October 13 - November 11, 2012 Center Gallery, Old Westbury Hours Monday thru Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Aug 28 2012

Inspired Colleagues; Selected Work by Teachers and Students

September 5 - October 4, 2012 The exhibition includes paintings, sculptures, animation and works on paper by students and teachers. Each artist in the show is paired with their inspired counterparts.

Jan 18 2012

JOAN GRUBIN & JOSETTE URSO, Location / Dislocation: Re-Imagining Space, January 26 - March 19, 2012

Location/Dislocation: Re-Imagining Space with Joan Grubin & Urso

Opening Reception: Thursday, January 26, 5 - 7 p.m.

Nov 23 2011

PHONEography: mobile phone images at Gallery 61, December 1, 2011 - January 10, 2012

 

Opening Reception: Thursday, December 8, 5 - 7 p.m.

 

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