The University Art Museum is pleased to announce two summer exhibitions Sara Greenberger Rafferty: Gloves Off and Cameron Martin: Abstracts. More...
The Creative Life: David Salle in conversation
Renowned artist and art critic David Salle visited UAlbany for a live conversation with WAMC’s “Roundtable” host Joe Donahue last Thursday. Take a look at the slideshow from the NYSWI and Salle's visit to the University Art Museum. More...
UAM turns 50
Now in its 50th year, the University at Albany Art Museum continues to present contemporary art that is true to its founding ideals. More… Press Release
In September 2015, Alana joined the UAM staff as a half-time Administrative Assistant, overseeing the daily operations of the museum and responsible for the museum’s social media outreach.
Akacki grew up in Warwick, NY and moved to Albany in 2002 to attend The College of Saint Rose where she received a BS degree in Studio Art. In 2010, Alana began working at The Arts Center of the Capital Region in downtown Troy. During her time at The Arts Center, she has curated exhibitions, managed the volunteer program, was promoted to Registrar, and recently has become the Director of Marketing. She is currently taking graduate courses at SUNY Albany for Public History. Even with her busy schedule, Alana finds time to make art, attend Albany Devils games, and spend time with friends.
Leah Morris is a current MFA candidate in sculpture at UAlbany. She completed her BFA in sculpture at Boston University in 2010. Before pursuing her Master's degree, Leah spent time working for AmeriCorps in Philadelphia, PA, as well as teaching studio art to middle school students in both Lake Placid, NY and Buffalo, NY. She spends the majority of her time making/viewing art and hanging out with her dog, Stevie Nicks.
Nora Petrucci is our current Art History Intern at the University’s Museum. She is double majoring in Communications and Art History with a minor in Business. Nora will be finishing up her senior year at the University at Albany and is expected to graduate May 2017. Nora is also the Director of IT for Albany Sports Business Organization, a Community Assistant for the World of Humanities L-LC and the Project Manager for the Division of Student Affairs Media Team. In her spare time she enjoys yoga, cooking, volunteering, drawing and trying new things! Some of her favorite artists are Frida Kahlo, Edgar Degas, Andy Warhol, and Georgia O'Keeffe. If you see her around the museum ask her about her favorite exhibition piece!