News & Events

Art Department Field Trip

To MASS MOCA and the Williams College Museum of Art on Saturday, May 3d, 2014

$29 per student (includes bus fare and museum admission.

Deadline to signup and pay
April 7-15 (MW 1-3, TR 10-11)
see Anne Burgin at the Art office (FA 222)

This event was organized and supported by our student Art Ambassadors!


A talk by Ron Padgett:

New York Poets & Painters:
A Collaboration

November 4, 2013 at 4:00 PM

Ron Padgett is a poet associated with the Second New York School of writers and artists, author of twenty-eight collections of poetry, essays, and translation, as well as books on creative writing.

An essential part of his career as a poet he has been his collaboration with a number of New York artists, among which are Glen Baxter, Joe Brainard, Jim Dine, Bertrand Dorny, Hans Hokansen, Alex Katz, Rory McEwan, George Schneeman and Trevor Winkfield.

In most of his collaborations with artists he has supplied the words and a bit of the visual art, creating drawings, paintings, collages, silkscreens, lithographs, sculpture, books, and ceramics.

More info about Ron Padgett at

Art History Conference

Challenging Art in a Changing World: Revolution, Rebirth, Repetition. Thursday May 2nd, 9:00am - 6:00pm in the Hamblin Theater, Fine Arts Building.

Art History Conference


Professor opens solo show in New York City

Sean Scherer exhibits his "Recent Paintings and Drawings" at the "Guided by Invoices" gallery in Chelsea New York. The opening reception is on May 2nd, 6:00-8:00 PM.

Sean Scherer teaches 2-D Design and Art History at SUNY Oneonta.

Sean Scherer


2013 Annual Juried Student Exhibition

The Annual Juried Student Exhibition features the best work of the very talented art students of SUNY Oneonta. Visit the gallery page for details, and see the award winners. There were over $1,000 in awards once again.

Juried exhibition poster

Number 5 most impressive computer labs in the country

The Art Department's Computer Art labs are number 5 in the Ten Most Impressive Computer Labs in the Country; a list compiled by