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

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

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

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

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