Artist Ken Ragsdale and Museum Director Janet Riker



Artists of The Mohawk-Hudson Region Purchase Award

The Artists of the Mohawk Hudson Region exhibition rotates annually among the University Art Museum, The Hyde Collection, and the Albany Institute of History and Art. Each year the Alumni Association’s Grandma Moses Fund supports the Arthur N. Collins ’48 Purchase Award allowing the museum to add significant works by alumni artists to the University Collections. Works purchased for the University Collections include

2016
Andrew Dines (MFA ’16)
Untitled, 2016
Acrylic, graphite, rust, and patina on canvas
16 x 20 inches

2015
Brian Cirmo (MFA ’02)
Milk Drinker’s Blues, 2013
Oil on canvas
Diptych 18 x 17 and 19 x 17 inches

Katria Foster (MFA ’14)
Warm Gray Crescent,
Digital C-print
38 x 25 inches

2014
Jenny Kemp (MFA ’15)
Mellow Yellow, 2013
Gouache on paper
30 x 22 inches

Ken Ragsdale (MFA ’05)
The Hundred Acre Wood, 2014
Archival ink-jet print
20 x 28 inches

2013
Wendy Ide Williams (MFA ’85)
Commensalism, 2012
Mixed media on paper
60 x 40 inches