The Ties That Bind
Artists and Archives

February 17 – April 4, 2015

The Ties That Bind: Artists and Archives presents seven artists who use the archive in its myriad forms to explore our collective histories and shared humanity. Working in various mediums including video, photography, drawing, and installation, these artists comb a host of sources—the news, the street, the internet, their own basements and attics—in search of images, objects, and memories that build upon the social and cultural ties that continue to bind us together, for better or for worse.

Artists include: Anna Craycroft, Aurélien Froment, Elise McMahon, Michael Oatman, Kateřina Šedá, Shane Aslan Selzer, and Bryan Zanisnik...More

  • Kathryn Zox MSW '83

    Making a Difference

    Nationally recognized radio host Kathryn Zox, whose talk show The Kathryn Zox Show airs on VoiceAmerica/World Talk Radio, has been a devoted friend of the museum for years. Inspired by the quality of the museum's programs, Kathryn made a major gift to underwrite the exhibition Day After Day: The Diaristic Impulse (Spring 2013). more More...
  • Ken Johnson MA '78

    Author and New York Times Art Critic

    Ken Johnson curated the Art Museum's exhibition After School Special: The 2011 Alumni Show and was honored by the University as an outstanding "UAlbany Alumni Achiever" in 2011. More...
  • Evan Ross BA '92

    Setting a Path

    As an undergraduate communications major with a minor in Fine Arts, Evan Ross interned at the University Art Museum. It was an experience that set him on a creative path leading to a position at San Francisco's Haines Gallery and subsequently to the New York fashion world. More...