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State of the College presentation

October 1, 2013 @ 4:15 pm - 6:00 pm

On Tuesday, Oct. 1 at 4:15 p.m. in Spiro 2, please join President Richard Guarasci for this semester’s State of the College presentation. The entire campus community is welcome to attend.

Gallery reception: Kurt Herrmann, ‘Lightbrights’

October 1, 2013 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Wagner College Gallery presents “Lightbrights,” an exhibition of 13 oil and acrylic panels by Kurt Herrmann, from Tuesday, Oct. 1 through Sunday, Oct. 27. The exhibition will open with a gallery reception on Tuesday, Oct. 1 from 5 to 8 p.m. The public is invited, and the exhibition and reception are free.

“The thirteen pieces in this show are very abstract,” says Herrmann, “but their origins are very specific. The base colors always set the tone. For instance, ‘Sylvan Carnival’ has a deep mossy green ground that comes directly from looking at, and living in, the mountains of central Pennsylvania. It locks the time in place — late spring. All the strokes that come after are more individual — referencing the warmth of the season, birds, flowers, sun.”

Kurt Herrmann, who is currently based in rural central Pennsylvania, has exhibited nationally and internationally since graduating from Lock Haven University in 1995. For more information, visit his website or his Facebook page.

Sylvan Carnival triptych
'Sylvan Carnival' by Kurt Herrmann, seen from the left, straight on, and from the right

The Wagner College Gallery is located in the Union building on the campus of Wagner College, 631 Howard Ave., in the Grymes Hill neighborhood of Staten Island. Click here for a campus map. The gallery is open Tuesday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., with extended hours on Thursday until 7 p.m. The gallery is closed on Sunday and Monday, except for specially scheduled events. For more information, call the Wagner College Art Department at 718-390-3192, or email gallery director Bill Murphy.

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