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UAlbany Alumni Win Arts Fellowship Awards

UAlbany alumnus Adam Daily works in large-scale paintings and digital prints. Installation view, Salem Artworks, Acrylic on Sintra.

ALBANY, N.Y. (Aug. 17, 2011) -- University at Albany Department of Art alumni John Hampshire (M.F.A. 1997) and Adam Daily (M.F.A. 2008) are recipients of this year’s New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship Award (NYFA). The new distinguished NYFA Fellows were chosen from more than 3,692 applicants; each fellow wins a $7,000 award. Past recipients include Department of Art faculty members Phyllis Galembo, Adam Frelin, and department Chair Danny Goodwin. The New York Foundation for the Arts is the nation’s largest provider of funding, information, and services to individual artists.

Labyrinth 51 (Self-Portrait), John Hampshire

Labyrinth 51, by John Hampshire

Hampshire, an associate professor of studio art at Adirondack Community College, has had numerous solo and group exhibitions nationally, and is the recipient of several other honors and awards, including the 2011 Purchase Award from the Hyde Museum.Daily lives and works in Fort Miller, N.Y., and has shown his large-scale paintings and digital prints in exhibitions at Salem Art Works; Feast Gallery, Saratoga Springs, N.Y.; and the Schick Art Gallery at Skidmore College.





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