Graphic Design Artist with Work at MOMA to Display Pieces at DCC Art Gallery Exhibit

Poughkeepsie, N.Y. – The next exhibit in Dutchess Community College’s Mildred I. Washington Art Gallery will feature the work of graphic artist Woody Pirtle.

It will run from November 16 through December 11.

Pirtle’s work has been exhibited worldwide, and his pieces reside in the permanent collections of the Museum of Modern Art and the Cooper-Hewitt Museum, both in New York City, the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, the Neue Sammlung Museum in Munich, and the Zurich Poster Museum.

He taught at the School of Visual Arts, and has lectured extensively in other locations. Pirtle is a member of the Alliance Graphique Internationale, and has served on the board of HOW magazine and the American Institute of Graphic Arts. He was the recipient of the 2003 AIGA Medal.

An opening reception will be held on November 17 at 5 p.m. in the gallery, which is located in the Allyn J. Washington Center for Science and Art at the north end of campus.

Gallery hours are Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., and Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

For more information, call Gallery Director Margaret Craig at (845) 431-8617 .

Founded in 1957, Dutchess Community College is a two-year community college with more than 50 years of service to the residents of Dutchess County. Visit www.sunydutchess.edu.

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