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rider thrown from bull
oil on canvas
111 x 127 inches

Arthur Cohen, Professor, Painting

Arthur Cohen is a professor of painting, born in New York City in 1945, raised in Queens, and now lives and works in Manhattan since 1969. He received his BA from Queens College and his MFA from Indiana University. His most recent solo exhibition was at Jack The Pelican Presents, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, in 2005. Previous solo exhibitions include Stephen Rosenberg Gallery, New York, Max Hutchinson Gallery, New York, Susan Caldwell Gallery, New York, and Michael Walls Gallery, New York. Group exhibitions have included Postmasters, New York (three-person exhibit), Apex Art, New York, National Academy Museum, Whitney Museum and SPACES, Cleveland, Ohio. His work is in the permanent collections of the Whitney Museum and the Dallas Museum of Art. He has received fellowships from the Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts and the New York Foundation for the Arts. Cohen has taught at Queens College since 1969, Princeton University and Pratt Institute.

email: acohen880@gmail.com

casual friday
(detail on installation)

Maureen Connor, Professor, Painting

Maureen Connor is Professor of Sculpture an artist who lives and works in New York City. Her work combines elements of installation, video, design, human resources and social justice. Since 2000 she has been developing Personnel, a series of interventions concerned with the workplace, which explore the attitudes, needs and desires of the staff at various institutions. Personnel and related projects have been produced for a diverse group of venues that include Periferic 8 Biennial for Contemporary Art, Romania, 2008, Wyspa Art Institute, Gdansk, Poland, 2004-7; Tapies Foundation, Barcelona, 2003; and the Queens Museum of Art, New York, 2001 among others. She is also known for her work from the 80s and 90s, which focused on gender and its modes of representation (from venues such as the MAK, Vienna; Porticus, Frankfurt; ICA, Philadelphia; and the Whitney Biennial among many others).

email: connor@nyc.rr.com

amidst it all
acrylic and gesso on canvas
9 x 12 inches

Glenn Goldberg, Painting

Glenn Goldberg is a painter who lives and works in New York City. He holds an MFA from Queens College CUNY, and is a graduate of the New York Studio School. Solo exhibitions of his work have appeared in venues in California, Chicago, Boston, St. Louis, Kansas City, New York City, and Munich, Germany. He is the recipient of awards from the Edward Albee Foundation, Guggenheim Fellowship, National Endowment of the Arts, Margaret Hall Silva Foundation, and his work has been collected by the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Brooklyn Museum, National Academy of Arts and Letters, the National Gallery of Art in Washington DC, High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Nelson Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, Rose Art Museum, Waltham, and the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles.

shared dreams: love conquers all
group exhibition
havana, cuba

Carole Goodman, Assistant Professor, Graphic Design

Carole Goodman received her MFA in Graphic Design from Cranbrook Academy of Art. She has designed books, logos, cd packages, branding for clients such as Chronicle Books, Alfred A. Knopf, the American Civil Liberties Union, and Atlantic Records, among others. Her work has been recognized for design and typographic excellence by the AIGA, Type Directors Club, Print, How, and Communication Arts. Most recently, she has become involved with a cross cultural design exchanges with professors and designers in both the U.S. and in Cuba. Carole is the principal of her own design studio, Blue Anchor Design, which is named for the rural town where she grew up, in the Pine Barrens of New Jersey.

email: carole.goodman@gmail.com

porcelain, hand painted cobalt oxide images, computer decal transfer, terra sigillata
16 x 8 x 8 inches

Sin-ying Ho, Assistant Professor, Ceramics

Sin-Ying Ho is an artist and an Assistant Professor of Queens College specializing in Ceramics. She was born in Hong Kong, immigrated to Canada and currently resides in the city of New York. Ms. Ho holds a BFA from the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design and a MFA from Louisiana State University. Ms. Ho has taught and run workshops and exhibitions all across Canada as well as from Harvard to Hong Kong. She has an impressive exhibition record – in the last several years she has participated in four to eight shows each year. She has taught at Southeastern Louisiana University (Hammond, LA) Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design (Vancouver, BC), Alberta College of Art and Design (Calgary, Alberta), Concordia University (Montreal, Québec), and. She has received awards including the San Angelo National Ceramic Competition Merit Award, Canada Council Grant for the Canada Year of Asian Pacific, Canada Council of the Art Research and development Grant, PSC-CUNY Grant. Recently, she exhibited at the Queens Museum of Art in Queens, New York, Gardiner Museum in Toronto, Ontario, Glenbow Museum in Calgary, Alberta. Ms. Ho art works are in the permanent collection of the Icheon World Ceramic Centre in Korea, Glenbow Museum in Canada, and Yingge Ceramics Museum in Taiwan, Guangdong Museum of Art, China. Her art work titled Music is illustrated as a cover image of Utopic Impulses: contemporary Ceramics Practice edited by Ruth Chambers, Amy Gogarty & Mireille Perron (Ronsdale Press 2007).


QC Ceramics Club website link: http://www.xanga.com/queensceramicsclub



Marvin Hoshino, Professor, Graphic Design

Marvin Hoshino teaches graphic design and advanced image processing at Queens College. As a designer he specializes in photography books and magazine design. He is the designer of seven books of photographs by Helen Levitt: A Way of Seeing with an essay by James Agee, In the Street with text by Robert Coles, Mexico City with an essay by James Oles, Crosstown with an introduction by Francine Prose, Here and There with an introduction by Adam Gopnik, Slide Show with an essay by John Szarkowski, and Helen Levitt with a preface by Walker Evans. He has also designed books by photographer Thomas Roma: Enduring Justice, Sicilian Passage, Show and Tell, In Prison Air, On Three Pillars, and the forthcoming Dear Knights and Dark Horses. A forthcoming book of photographs by Jules Allen is due next year. He has also designed projects for The Pierpont Morgan Library, Fashion Institute of Technology, Costume Institute of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Radford University Press, Mark Morris Dance Group, New York City Ballet, and Stephen Petronio Dance Company. With Roberta Hellman he has written on photography for The Village Voice, Arts Magazine, Art in America, The Massachusetts Review, and Delaware Art Museum. He has been the designer and an associate editor of "Ballet Review" for more than 28 years.

cary grant #2
oil on birch panel
90 x 56 inches


Kurt Kauper, Assistant Professor, Painting

Kurt Kauper received a B.F.A. from Boston University in 1988 and an M.F.A. in painting from UCLA in 1995. He has had solo shows at ACME Gallery in Los Angeles, and Deitch Projects in New York City. He has been included in numerous group exhibitions both in the United States and Europe, including the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York, The Institute of Contemporary Art in Boston, The Stedelijk Museum in Gent Belgium, Castello da Rivoli in Turin Italy, The Pompidou Center in Paris, and the Kunsthalle Vienna. He has received numerous awards, including two Elizabeth Greenshields grants, a Tiffany Foundation Grant, and two Pollock Krasner Foundation Grants. His work is included in the collections of The Museum of Modern Art, New York, The Oakland Museum of Art, the Weatherspoon Museum, and the Yale University Art Gallery. He has taught at Orange Coast College, the Museum School in Boston, and Yale University. Kauper’s paintings have, for the past ten years, been images of familiar cultural icons—Opera Divas, Cary Grant, and hockey players—seen in a variety of unfamiliar ways.

email: kurt@kurtkauper.com

gum bichromate print

Tony Gonzalez, Associate Professor, Photography

Tony Gonzalez lives in New York City and Hudson, NY, and received his BFA from the Cooper Union School of Art and his MFA from Yale University.  

In addition to working as a fine artist, Gonzalez has taught undergraduate courses in photography for over ten years at the Cooper Union, Pratt Institute and New York University. Gonzalez has been teaching full time at Queens College since 2002.

In 1996, Gonzalez received a grant from En Foco Inc. to complete a new body of photographic work incorporating digital technology. This work was included in an exhibition that traveled to a number of venues including El Museo Francisco Oller y Diego Rivera in Buffalo, NY and El Museo del Barrio in New York City.  Most recent exhibits include groups shows at the Urban Center in New York City and at Town Hall in Flushing in April of 2005 as well as a solo exhibits at Illinois Central College in Peoria, IL (2006), Cheryl McGinnis Gallery in New York City (2007), and the Park Row Gallery in Chatham, NY (2008).

Published work includes a photographic series on the New Jersey Shore, which appeared in the June 2000 issue of Professional Photographers of America. Other published work includes The Landmarks of New York, Volume IV (2005) and The Book of Alternative Photographic Processes, Second Edition (2008).  Gonzalez's most current work is a series of nudes, which combines the vintage printing technique of Gum Bichromate and digital technologies.

Gonzalez's photographs are included in various permanent collections such as the Center for Photography, Woodstock, NY; The Mercer County Cultural and Heritage Commission, Trenton, NJ; Numina Gallery, Princeton, NJ; and En Foco Inc., Bronx, NY.

mixed media
72 x 43 inches

Tyrone Mitchell, Professor, Sculpture

Tyrone Mitchell received his education from the NY Studio School & the Art Students League. He has had solo exhibitions at G.R. N’Namdi Gallery in Chicago & Birmingham; Bomani Gallery in San Francisco; The Bronx Museum of Art, and The Newark Museum. Mitchell has been included in group exhibitions at the Studio Museum in Harlem; Painted Bride Art Center in Philadelphia, and The Fukui Fine Art Museum in Japan to name but a few. Honors include fellowships from the Joan Mitchell Foundation, Lila Wallace, and the Guggenheim Foundation. Teaching experience has included Bard, Hunter, and The Delhi College of Art in India. He currently lives in New York, and teaches at Queens College.

email: Mitchelltm@aol.com

strange fruit 25
mixed media on wood
80 x 24 inches


Debra Priestly, Professor, Painting

Debra Priestly is a mixed media visual artist living and working in New York City and upstate New York. She received an MFA from Pratt Institute and a BFA from The Ohio State University. Her work has been featured in numerous solo and group exhibitions throughout the United States and abroad. It appears in several publications including Creating Their Own Image: The History of African American Women Artists; Gumbo Ya Ya: Anthology of African-American Women Artists and Bearing Witness: Contemporary Works by African American Women Artists. Priestly’s work is also part of several permanent and private collections and is represented by June Kelly Gallery, New York City.

Priestly began teaching at Queens College, Department of Art in 1998. She was formerly Instructor of Art at Cooper Union and Visiting Artist at Sarah Lawrence College, Massachusetts College of Art, Parumoana Community Polytechnic New Zealand and The Ohio State University.

email: debra.priestly@qc.cuny.edu

(detail) mixed media figurine
4 x 5 x 8 inches

Gregory Sholette

Gregory Sholette is an artist and writer, and a graduate of studio art programs at Bucks County Community Collage, PA; the Cooper Union (BFA 1979); University of California San Diego (MFA 1995); and the Whitney Independent Studies Program in Critical Theory (1996). His individual sculpture, drawing, and media works have been exhibited at the Taipei Art Biennial in Taiwan, New Langton Arts in San Francisco, The Smart Museum of Art in Chicago, as well as the Dia Art Foundation, Anthology Film Archives, and the Museum of Modern Art in New York City. A mid-career retrospective of his work was exhibited in 2004 at Colgate University's Clifford Art Gallery during his residency as Colgate's Distinguished Bata Family Chair of Art and Art History. Sholette also chaired the Master of Arts in Arts Administration Program at the School of the Art Institute in Chicago, served as the Curator of Education at the New Museum (1998), leads seminars in social art theory and practice for the Critical Cross Cultural (CCC) research program at Geneva University of Art and Design, and was a founding member of two New York based artists' collectives: Political Art Documentation/Distribution (PAD/D: 1980-1988), and REPOhistory (1989-2000). He is co-editor of the books Collectivism After Modernism: The Art of Social Imagination after 1945, with Blake Stimson, (University of Minnesota, 2007), and The Interventionists: A Users Manual for the Creative Disruption of Everyday Life, with Nato Thompson, (MASS MoCA/MIT Press, 2004, 05, 08), a frequent international lecturer on issues of art and politics, and his critical writings on contemporary visual culture appear in the pages of Artforum, Third Text, Oxford Art Journal, October, Art Journal, and the Journal of Aesthetics and Politics. In 2010 Pluto Press will publish Sholette's most recent book on what the calls the "dark matter" of the art world. 

email: gregory.sholette@qc.cuny.edu