SUNY Adirondack event highlights arts programs

Media Arts professor Nick Paigo works with a student in the studio
April 17, 2023

Meet professors, tour labs and studios, learn about degrees and certificates

QUEENSBURY, New York (April 17, 2023) — SUNY Adirondack’s Arts, Media & Culture division invites the public to learn about creative careers and course offerings at its Visual Arts + Media Open House from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 22.

Attendees can tour the college’s state-of-the-art labs and studios, meet professors and discover how to turn an interest in visual arts, digital design, photography, radio, podcasting or TV into an in-demand career.

“We are excited to highlight the incredible resources available at SUNY Adirondack,” said Renee O’Brien, professor of Photography and chair of the Arts, Media & Culture division at the college.

Professors from Broadcast Media Production, Fine Arts and Media Arts will be on hand to meet prospective students and their families, discuss course offerings in photography; graphic arts; multimedia, fabrication and digital design; communications; audio production; media writing; TV news production; digital cinema; video; drawing; three-dimensional design; painting; photojournalism; and more.

Participants can visit SUNY Adirondack’s Photo and TV studios, which comprise industry-standard equipment and software; Media Arts labs, with high-end computers and software; Fine Arts studio and Visual Arts Gallery; Makerspace & Print Center, which features Glowforge laser cutters, Nomad CNC machines, Makerbot Replicator+ 3D and Method X 3D, Ender 3 VS 3D, Form 2 and Form 3 resin printers, and a Formech vacuum former and Acrylic Line Bender; and a print shop with a large-format printer, a dye sublimation printer, a Fastbind Hot Glue Book Binder, a large electric guillotine, a vinyl printer and a UV printer.

“Our faculty are thrilled to share our updated facilities and course offerings with our community, we’re sure that folks are going to be impressed with the creative options available at SUNY Adirondack,” said Nick Paigo, professor of Graphic Arts.

To register for this free event, please visit