Press Release
The New York Digital Salon and the Schick Art Gallery

Digital Selections

Skidmore College, Schick Art Gallery
815 North Broadway, Saratoga Springs, New York
April 20 - June 12, 2004

Contact: Renee Schacht 212-592-2532 [email protected]

New York, April 2004 – Digital Selections, a digital art exhibition featuring artworks by Sherban Epure, Deb Hall, Kenneth A. Huff, John Klima, Bernhard Leitner, Dennis Miller, Hidekazu Minami, Manfred Mohr and Barbara Nessim, will open Tuesday April 20 at the Schick Art Gallery at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, New York. The opening reception is April 20 from 6:30 – 7:30 pm. The exhibition runs through May 21, 2004 and will re-open for the summer session from June 2nd through June 12th. Bruce Wands will give a digital art lecture on Wednesday, April 21st at 6 pm in the Emerson Auditorium, Palamountan Hall on the Skidmore College campus.

Digital Selections, curated by Bruce Wands, Director of the New York Digital Salon, and David Miller, Director of the Schick Art Gallery, includes digital prints, interactive installations, computer animation and sound art. The exhibition draws from the New York Digital Salon’s eleven-year history, along with its 2003 10th anniversary international survey of digital art, VECTORS: Digital Art of Our Time. Digital Selections features artwork from VECTORS and past Salon exhibitions as well as new work from digital art pioneers.

Founded in 1993, The New York Digital Salon’s mission is to enhance the understanding and appreciation of new media art and its history through an international touring program which includes public lectures, panel discussions, computer animation screenings, weekend road shows and exhibitions. The web site provides an online resource of digital art, essays, webcasts and archives of previous exhibitions.

The reception, lecture and exhibition are free and open to the public. The Schick Art Gallery is located at the Saisselin Art Building, Skidmore College, 815 North Broadway, Saratoga Springs, New York. Gallery hours through the end of May are Monday through Friday 9 am to 5 pm and weekends 1 pm to 4:30 pm. Summer hours beginning June 2nd are Monday through Friday 9 am to 4 pm and Saturday 1 – 4 pm.

The exhibition is made possible in part with support from the New York State Council on the Arts, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Visual Arts Foundation, and the School of Visual Arts.

For more information please contact Renee Schacht, Assistant Director of the New York Digital Salon at 212 592 2532 or [email protected], or the Schick Art Gallery at 518 580 5049.