• Keltie Ferris interview
    Art in America


    Keltie Ferris: In the Studio is an interview in the February issue of Art in America with Daniel Belasco, curator of exhibitions and Programs at the Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, State University of New York, New Paltz. “Painting’s fall from grace is really great, because it’s freeing for painters to not be working in the art form. That has actually helped it stay alive and vital.” More...

  • University Art Museum Seeking Summer Intern/Volunteer


    Gain valuable experience working in a university museum environment. July 8 through August 27, 10 hours/week, alternating Saturdays.

    Responsibilities include Visitor desk coverage: offer a welcoming environment for museum visitors; greet visitors, answer questions about the museum/exhibitions on view, and distribute museum publications; provide surveillance of works on view. Work with museum staff on a variety of general administrative tasks associated with exhibition and museum programs.

    To apply, please contact Naomi Lewis at nlewis@albany.edu

  • MFA candidates exhibit
    April 29 – May 15, 2016


    The University Art Museum is pleased to announce the upcoming exhibition featuring the work of the University at Albany Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A.) candidates: Kyle Avery, Paul Carpenter, Ryan Chase Clow, Lacey L. Dickerson, Andrew Dines, Brennan Goodwin, Meghan O’Connor, David Nicolas Reisine, Christine Snyder, John Callaghan Williams, and Simeon Youngmann. More...

  • Alana Akacki

    joins the UAM staff


    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.
  • Christine Snyder

    MFA candidate and Museum Intern 2016

    Christine Snyder has taught multiple printmaking courses in her time as an MFA candidate at UAlbany, but her interest in working in a gallery or museum led to her selection to fill the position of Museum Intern during the Spring 2016 semester.

    Snyder (formerly Christine Batson) received her BFA in Studio Art from The College of Saint Rose and is currently in her final semester as an MFA student at The University at Albany. During her time in graduate school, Christine has assisted with etching and silkscreen courses and taught mono and relief printing. When she isn’t teaching or working in the museum, Snyder can be found in her studio working on her brightly colored clay and styrofoam sculptures and colored pencil drawings.
  • David Reisine

    Milton & Sally Avery Arts Foundation Intern

    Presently a UAlbany MFA student in sculpture, David Reisine graduated with a BFA at the University of California, Santa Cruz in 2009. He began working in bronze in his undergraduate program, learned blacksmithing and welding techniques after college, and relocated to Albany to pursue an advanced degree. He is working in the Boor Sculpture Studio to realize large scale metal sculptures that will be exhibited in his MFA Thesis Exhibition in May 2016. Reisine began working in the museum during the Summer 2014, assisting with many aspects of exhibition preparation and installation and was granted the Milton & Sally Avery Arts Foundation Internship during the Fall 2015 and Spring 2016 semesters.