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First Annual Alumni Art Show

Graduates from the Professional Photography and Art, Design, and Visual Communications Programs were recently invited to the first annual Alumni Art Show held at the Academy at Bixhorn Technical Center. Each artist was asked to contribute several pieces of original fine art for the show. A room at the Academy was transformed into a light, modern, airy art gallery. Over forty pieces of artwork lined the walls including photography, illustrations, paintings, and computer graphic art.

Artwork on the walls.  Liz Grafer poses with 10 of her former students.

Talia Cliffe and Elizabeth Grafer.   Talia with four of her former students standing in front of artwork.
Professional Photography Teacher Elizabeth Grafer and Art, Design, and Visual Communications Teacher Talia Cliffe were excited to have graduates return to share their paths to success with students presently enrolled in the Academy programs, as well as members of the community, and ESBOCES staff and administrators.
Framed photography on the wall.    Talia Cliffe poses with fourteen of her former students.
Liz Grafer posing with three of her former students in the art gallery setting.    Martin Castro bio explains that photography is a way to express yourself.