SUNY Adirondack students honored at LARAC Intercollegiate Art Show

QUEENSBURY – Six SUNY Adirondack students received honors at the 120 Degree Intercollegiate Juried Exhibition at the Lower Adirondack Regional Arts Council (LARAC) Gallery, 7 Lapham Place, Glens Falls.

Artwork by Jennifer Carlone of Ballston Spa, Patrick Yellen of Fort Ann, Nick Squadere of Glens Falls, Karen Cosey and Jacob Houston of Greenwich, and Garrett Bean of Queensbury was honored in an awards ceremony at the gallery held March 2.

(Left to right: Karen Cosey, Jacob Houston, Patrick Yellen, Jennifer Carlone, Garrett Bean and Nick Squadere.)

Jacob Houston was awarded first place for his acrylic on board piece titled “The Matterhorn in Switzerland,” and Karen Cosey was award third place for her digital photograph titled “July.” Honorable mentions were awarded to: Patrick Yellen for his documentary “Buy Local”; Jennifer Carlone for her scanner art piece titled “Scattered”; Garrett Bean for his digital photograph titled “Bryant Park”; and Nick Squadere for his pastel, ink, graphite and charcoal on paper piece titled “Dream Fragment #9.”

The exhibition featured 68 pieces of art by students from eight colleges and universities within a 120-mile radius of Glens Falls. The work was judged by guest juror James Kettlewell.

Work by students from Union College, SUNY Plattsburgh, SUNY Oneonta, SUNY New Paltz, Skidmore College, Hartwick College and the College of Saint Rose was also featured.

The exhibition runs through March 29.

For more information, please contact the LARAC offices at 798-1144 or visit the LARAC web site at www.larac.org.

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