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10th Annual “Young Artists at Work” at College


DATE: February 13, 2008

CONTACT: Lisa Saunders

(845) 574-4244


10th Annual "Young Artists at Work"at SUNY Rockland Community College


Suffern, NY--In celebration of Youth Art Month, the Art Department of SUNY Rockland Community College and the Rockland Art Educators Association present, "Young Artists at Work," an exhibit by K-12 art students in Rockland.


"Young Artists at Work" will be on view from March 6 - 28 at the Rockland Community College Library Rotunda on the main campus in Suffern.A reception for the artists will be held on Thursday, March 6, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m., in the Library Rotunda. Snow date: Friday, March 7, 5:30 to 7:30 pm, Library Rotunda. Admission is free and open to the public.


"Young Artists at Work," is the 10th annual student art exhibit organized by the College Art Department in collaboration with the Rockland Art Educators Association. This exhibit will feature a wide range of media, including drawing, painting, sculpture, photography, graphic design, ceramics and jewelry.


The RCC Art Department works closely with area art teachers to publicize the College’s outstanding art program, and recruit promising art students.Together, they award an art scholarship every year to an entering freshman. The College offers three two-year degrees in the fields of Photography, Fine Arts and Graphic Design/Computer Graphics.The Rockland Art Educators Association, chaired by Dianne Ballesty, is a vital group of Rockland County art teachers that actively promotes youth art and art education.Its membership includes published authors and professional artists who exhibit widely in both local and national shows.


For further information please contact Lena Hyun, Rockland Community College Art Department, (845) 574-4268 or Dianne Ballesty, Chair, Rockland Art Educators Association, (845) 268-4929



Rockland Community College, a unit of the State University of New York, is located 25 miles northwest of NYC. The majority of its students transfer to four-year colleges, and many find immediate employment upon earning their associate's degree or certificate. The College also offers others, from preschoolers to senior citizens, the opportunity to simply learn something new. Quality a price you can afford.

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