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Field Trip to SUNY Stony Brook's Zuccaire Gallery

Fifth-grade art club students from Edna Louise Spear Elementary School recently visited the Paul W. Zuccaire Gallery at SUNY Stony Brook's Staller Center... read more

Beautiful Art Was Full 'STEAM' Ahead at This Spring's Crawl

There were 79 works of Austrian-American artist, John Winkler (1894-1979), whose etchings pay homage and portray everyday life to underrepresented groups of immigrants in America’s oldest Chinatown in... read more

ARTNET NEWS: "Nicole Cohen Revisits Her Surreal Video Projections for the 21st Century" by Adam Schrader

Four days a week, the video artist and photographer Nicole Cohen drives from her home in New Jersey to her studio around the corner from Pace University in New York’s Financial District where she teaches young artists how to make it in the art world... read more

Zuccaire Gallery Features Artwork by Graduate Student Artists

The Paul W. Zuccaire Gallery at Staller Center will feature new work by Master of Fine Arts students that includes painting, sculpture, drawings, textile, video, digital and installation art. The exhibition is on view from... read more

Art, Glorious Art at This Year’s ‘Crawl’

Record numbers of faculty, staff, students and community members flocked to the Wang Center, Zuccaire Gallery and Simons Center November 8 to view ... read more

SBU Art Week Highlights Campus, Faculty Creativity

Stony Brook University is home to a variety of renowned art galleries that provide unique spaces for cultural and artistic exchanges and collaborations. To celebrate Stony Brook’s art and artists, the Paul W. Zuccaire Gallery and ... read more

SBU Art Week Is November 6-9

The Stony Brook community is invited to celebrate art with three events next week, including a campus-wide art crawl featuring four different on-campus ... read more

STONY BROOK PRESS: Behind the Scenes of "Shimon Attie: The View from Below"

Nestled into the eastern corner of Stony Brook University West Campus is the Staller Center for the Arts. Inside this building is an even smaller nook of the college’s “STEM heavy” campus  — the Paul W. Zuccaire Gallery, a dynamic gallery space, which ... read more

Zuccaire Gallery to Present Video and Photography by Shimon Attie

The Paul W. Zuccaire Gallery, located on the first floor of the Staller Center, presents a solo exhibition by internationally renowned artist Shimon Attie. Shimon Attie: The View from Below features ... read more

THE STATESMAN: Artist Shimon Attie’s exhibition explores migration, identity and human stories

The Paul W. Zuccaire Gallery introduced a new exhibition running from July 20 to Oct. 21 titled “The View from Below,” dedicated to internationally-acclaimed visual artist Shimon Attie. With a focus on celebrating diverse ... read more

GREENE GAZETTE: Exhibit with a 'View'

Shimon Attie’s “The View From Below,” a new exhibition on display in the Paul W. Zuccaire Gallery at Stony Brook University from July 20 to October 14, tells the story of migration through portraits combined with landscapes of New York City, a place famous for opening ports to immigrants... read more

ARTFORUM: Revisiting 5+1

What emerged across these contributions, and throughout the exhibition as a whole, was a shared sensibility that recognized Black culture as multitudinous and resistant to reduction...   read more    

NEWSDAY: Artful Journey: Explore The Work of Women Artists Across The Island

By hopping from one museum to another, we'll trace the paths of several women, mapping a line of great art that stretches from Nassau County to the East End...   read more      PDF version

SB PRESS: Hearing Black Voices: “Revisiting 5+1,” the alumni panel and the return of Black World

To help in celebrating the “Revisiting 5+1” art exhibit in the Paul W. Zuccaire Gallery, Stony Brook University held a panel in the Student Union Ballroom of alumni and professors to share their experiences at the university in the late 1960s and more

Black Alumni of The 60's and 70's Discuss Time at Stony Brook, Formation of Africana Studies Program 

As part of the university's celebration of Black History Month (BHM), Stony Brook University invited and hosted a panel... read more

HYPERALLERGIC: History is Not an Open Book by John Yau

The 1969 exhibition 5 + 1, and now Revisiting 5 + 1, are reminders that the history of Black Art in the United States is diverse rather than monolithic....  read more      PDF version

NEWSDAY: Art Exhibits Celebrate Chapters in Black History, Local Contributions

The history of Black artists on Long Island is rich, deep and still being written. Sometimes, with help, history repeats itself. This month offers chances to revisit pivotal exhibitions of previous decades and witness the cultural significance of Black artists in the area.... read more                 PDF version

STONY BROOK PRESS: Exploring Black abstract art through “Revisiting 5+1”

The Staller Center for the Arts recently opened a new exhibit in the Paul W. Zuccaire Gallery titled “Revisiting 5+1.” A reflection of the 1969 exhibition of abstract art “5+1,” the new exhibit highlights major works of Black artists through the experimental painting, sculpture and film of the 1960s and ‘70s...  read more

ART IN AMERICA: Who Gets to Be Abstract? A Legendary Show of Black Artists Gets a Second Look in “Revisiting 5+1”

In 1969 Stony Brook University was in dire straits. Having been rocked by anti-war protests, student demands for a Black studies program, and a drug raid on campus, the institution was under pressure to radically transform just over a decade after its founding. Amid these circumstances... read more

SBUJournalism: Stony Brook Media Group Halftime Report

Click here to watch SBU Journalism student Melanie Formosa report on Revisiting 5+1 on the Stony Brook Media Group Halftime Report. 

Historic Exhibition of Black Abstract Artists on Display at Zuccaire Gallery

A new exhibition at the Staller Center’s Paul W. Zuccaire Gallery, entitled “Revisiting 5+1,” examines a critical moment at the junction of abstract art, racial and gender politics, and student activism at Stony Brook University... read more

TBR NEWS: SBU’s Zuccaire Gallery presents new exhibit, ‘Revisiting 5+1’

The Staller Center’s Paul W. Zuccaire Gallery recently opened a new exhibition entitled Revisiting 5+1, developed in conjunction with the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston’s current feature exhibition, Frank Bowling’s Americas... read more

ecoartspace: Fluid Dynamics: Connecting the Drops at the Paul W. Zuccaire Gallery 

From July 21st to October 29th, visitors to Stony Brook University’s Zuccaire Gallery were immersed in a space of aquatic motion: swirling whirlpools, falling rain, rising tides, melting ice, and flowing currents... read more

WSHU | Public Radio: Art exhibit taps Indigenous knowledge to save Long Island waters

Connecting art with science, an exhibition of sculptures, beadwork and video games questions where a culture can sustain itself when it no longer has access to the more & listen to the interview 

THE STATESMEN:“Weekly Ice Melts” art installation offers interactive look at climate change

Open from July 21 to Oct. 29, the group exhibition “Connecting the Drops: The Power of Water” is on display at the Paul W. Zuccaire Gallery. It showcases the work of seven female artists focusing on environmental justice and using water as a figure element in their projects to exhibit its vital role in the more

WSHU: Stony Brook’s climate change gallery features Indigenous art to focus on environmental justice

Sculptures, drawings, performances and video games: Stony Brook University’s art gallery highlights the importance of water and its role in environmental more

GREENE GAZETTE: Art exhibit showcases impact of water issues

Art creates conversation, and the Zuccaire Gallery's most recent exhibition, “Connecting the Drops: The Power of Water” has created a space for dilogue on the planet's rapid loss of water and declining more

Artists Explore the Power of Water at Upcoming Zuccaire Gallery Exhibition

“Connecting the Drops: The Power of Water” will be on display at the Staller Center’s Zuccaire Gallery from July 21 through October 29, bringing together seven women artists whose work focuses on environmental justice and the vital importance of more

HYPERALLERGIC: Interference Archive's Democratic Approach to Preservation

Run entirely by volunteers, Interference Archive is a rue alternative to the city's market-driven gallery scene. Since 2011, Interference Archive ... collection is so popular that other galleries borrow from it for their own programs, most recently City Lore in Manhattan and Stony Brook University's Paul W. Zuccaire more

NEW YORK TIMES: Ma’s House: An Artist Fulfills His Grandmother’s Dying Wish

Jeremy Dennis, a fine-art photographer and Shinnecock Nation tribe member, has turned his childhood house into a studio for exhibitions, workshops, and a residency program for BIPOC more

CARLA (Contemporary Art Review Los Angeles): (L.A. in Long Island) Mis/Communication: Language and Power in Contemporary Art at Paul W. Zuccaire Gallery

"How many words does he say?" I was completely taken aback when my son's pediatrician asked me this during ... read more [PDF]

Art Crawl Spotlights Amazing Work in Galleries Across Campus

Works of art at five Stony Brook University art galleries were featured at the Spring 2022 Art Crawl on Wednesday, April 13... read more

NEWSDAY: 5 Masterful Exhibits You Won't Want to Miss

The sunshine has returned, and it's a great time to get out and see the world again. Art exhibitions this season feature close looks at our environment, views from abroad, and ways to get into nature and see how it inspires creativity... read more           [PDF version]

HYPERALLERGIC: "Mis/Communication Highlights Artists Examining the Intersection of Language and Power"

Mis/Communication: Language and Power in Contemporary Art, an exhibition at Stony Brook University’s Paul W. Zuccaire Gallery, examines the double bind of language: We need language to connect us, but at the same time language can make us feel isolated... read more

The Impact of Poster Design: Printing Solidarity at the Zuccaire Gallery 

Even though OSPAAAL posters cover a range of different revolutionary movements, these posters essentially communicate with each other through an exchange and manipulation of ideas, imagery and iconography. The more you look at a piece, the more you realize how much has gone into its creation... read more

BROOKLYN RAIL: Art of the Cuban Revolution: Printing Solidarity, Viva Cuba Viva!, Líneas Vitales

For Che Guevara, Socialist Realism had run its course by the 1966 Tricontinental Conference. More than six years after the Cuban Revolution began, Guevara warned that more

“History is curated” at the Zuccaire Gallery

The Paul W. Zuccaire Gallery debuted its latest exhibition, “Printing Solidarity: Tricontinental Graphics from Cuba” on Dec. more

President McInnis's Holiday Message filmed in the Zuccaire Gallery

Happy Holidays from our students, President Maurie McInnis, Provost Paul Goldbart, Dr. Hal Paz and all of us at Stony Brook more 

‘Printing Solidarity: Tricontinental Graphics from Cuba’ on Display at Zuccaire Gallery

Printing Solidarity: Tricontinental Graphics from Cuba is on view at the Zuccaire Gallery in Staller Center from December 1 through February 26. It is an exhibition of global printed matter published in the 1960s-70s more 

We’re Stronger Together with the Arts

The cultural opportunities at Stony Brook University are some of the most exciting reasons to be on campus. The most recent Stronger Together gathering on Oct. 27 put a spotlight on three such esteemed venues: the Charles B. Wang Center, the Staller Center for the Arts, and the Paul W. Zuccaire Gallery, all within a stone’ more 

Inauguration Week Begins with Opening Reception at Zuccaire Gallery

A full week of events celebrating the inauguration of Stony Brook University President Maurie McInnis began Monday afternoon with the Opening Reception at the Paul W. Zuccaire Gallery in the Staller Center for the Arts, featuring the first Faculty Artist Spotlight with Distinguished Professor of Art Howardena Pindell more 

Inauguration Opening Reception, Oct. 18

As part of the Inauguration Celebration, the Zuccaire Gallery presents its first Faculty Artist Spotlight featuring internationally acclaimed artist Howardena Pindell, distinguished professor in the Department of Art more 

Celebrate the Inauguration of Stony Brook’s Sixth President, Maurie McInnis

The inauguration of Stony Brook University President Maurie McInnis will take place on Saturday, October 23, at 11 am in Island Federal Arena, preceded by a week’s worth of events and celebrations honoring the university’s sixth president more 

Dos Mundos: SBU Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

A long-standing Stony Brook University tradition, Hispanic Heritage Month (HHM) is celebrating its 32nd year on campus, focusing on stories and experiences that reflect this year’s theme more 

NEWSDAY: From Warhol to Tiffany, art abounds this fall at Long Island museums

Pictures aren't the only things at an exhibition. This season, Long Island museums and galleries shine a light on glass, take look at sound, draw from history and present complex considerations of society, race and representation. From centennial more 

MFA Thesis Exhibition 2021 at Zuccaire Gallery

The Paul W. Zuccaire Gallery in Staller Center presents the graduate student MFA Thesis Exhibition 2021 — opening March 22 and on view through April 16 — to the Stony Brook University campus community and more 

Stony Brook students use art to reflect on turmoil of the past year in “Reckoning” showcase

The Paul W. Zuccaire Gallery's "RECKONING" showcases over 60 works in response to the social conflicts of the past years. The gallery is both in-person and online. Thematically it frames the brutal fight against injustice with the beauty and appreciation of more

The Statesman Weekly Wrap-Up Ep. 20

This week, News covers the university’s course of action for COVID regulation after a recent spike in cases amongst residential students. Also covered is Professor Nancy Hollingsworth receipt of a fellowship from the American Association for the Advancement in Science to further her research on genetic cell more

NEWSDAY: Plenty of ways to celebrate Women's History Month on Long Island

March's Women’s History Month, with virtual and in-person events across Long Island — from documentary screenings to wine tastings and art discussions — offers something for more

Creativity Speaks – BHM Through the Eyes of Student Artists

Three Stony Brook students spoke about the creative inspiration behind their work presented at Zuccaire Gallery’s RECKONING: Student Mural. More than 60 pieces created by students across campus and around the world were submitted to the online student digital more

Creativity Is the Focus of Black History Month 2021

“The theme of Sankofa! Black Creativity reflects the innovation, struggles, resilience and beauty of the African American/Black people, in the past, the present, and during this unprecedented time in our nation’s history,”... read more

“Reckoning” Student/Faculty Exhibition on Display at Zuccaire Gallery

The Paul W. Zuccaire Gallery presents “Reckoning,” an exhibition featuring Stony Brook University students and Art Department faculty artists. Reckoning is open to the campus more

Staller Center Continues Virtual Programming This Spring

Staller Center’s spring season will continue to be virtual, featuring the 2021 Film Series, which you can watch on the IndieFlix app. A presale special offers a $10 discount on the pass for only $40. On Jan. 15 the full schedule will be announced, and the pass will increase to the regular price of $50. The series is 12 weeks long from Feb. 11 through May 2 and will feature 10 new premieres and three bonus films from previous Stony Brook Film Festival events. All films will be available on demand more

Interactive sound installation featured in Zuccaire Gallery’s 2020–21 exhibition “RECKONING”

The Paul W. Zuccaire Gallery’s current faculty exhibition “RECKONING” features works that draw upon collective experiences of our current times. The topical exhibition, presented entirely online, includes art in a broad range of media. “Rhumb-Line” — an interactive sound installation — sheds light on “climate change, urbanization and habitat destruction” through spatial more

Stony Brook University artists address injustice in RECKONING: Student Digital Mural

Racial equality and police brutality have been especially prevalent topics this year. The resurgence of the Black Lives Matter movement and petitions to defund the police have caused Americans to reconsider their personal values and how they align with the more 

SBU Collaborates with Village of Port Jefferson to Create Recycling Sculptures

The Village of Port Jefferson recently held a competition to design a series of sculptures in the Village for collecting recyclable materials and also to raise awareness about single-use plastics and the dangers of waste in aquatic ecosystems. Stony Brook University senior Michael Manning’s “Shellfish Recycling Bin” and Art Professor Nobuho Nagasawa’s “Sea Turtle” were the two winning more

Reckoning: Faculty Exhibition 2020 Opens Online October 1

The Zuccaire Gallery presents an online Faculty Exhibition that opens on October 1 and features the work of Stony Brook University’s world-renowned faculty artists. Reckoning presents artwork created in 2020 that expresses a range of individual and collective experiences we are living through and the underlying conditions that have brought us to this more 

Statement on Diveristy and Inclusion

“Stony Brook University is fully committed to providing a just, equitable, and humane campus community through our service, activism, and pedagogy in both individual and collaborative efforts.” –Judi Brown Clarke, PhD, Chief Diversity Officer ... read more

Awards Presented for Senior Show and URECA 2020

The Paul W. Zuccaire Gallery is proud to present the winners of this year’s Senior Show and URECA Art Exhibition. Senior Show Awards are given by the Offices of the President, Dean of Students and Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, as well as the Staller Center for the Arts. URECA Awards are given by the Dean of Students and Gallery North ... read more

Virtual Options Keep Staller Center, Zuccaire Gallery Fans Engaged

The worldwide COVID-19 pandemic and the ensuing shutdown of large gatherings put a temporary end to the way we traditionally experience performance and visual art. But creative people beget creative solutions, and there is no shortage of either at Stony Brook University’s Staller Center for the Arts and Paul W. Zuccaire Gallery, the Fine Arts wing of Staller Center ... read more

SBU Cultural Leaders View Post-Pandemic Performing Arts

“Think about how much film, literature, music and visual arts people are consuming during their sheltering in place,” said Ken Weitzman, Associate Professor, Dramatic Writing, Stony Brook University Department of English. “What would this experience be right now without those things?” It’s ... read more

Online Student Art Exhibitions Opening on Zuccaire Gallery Website

PRESENCE | ABSENCE presents new work by Stony Brook University’s graduating Master of Fine Arts students, Julia Miller and Joseph Santarpia. Both artists are degree candidates in the Department of Art’s MFA program ... read more

NEWSDAY: Stony Brook Gallery Showcases Senegalese Artists

Museum-goers expect to find labels identifying the artist, title and media of the works on view. What visitors to Stony Brook University’s Paul W. Zuccaire Gallery may not expect to see are descriptions they don’t understand more

Greene Gazette: “Arts alive in summer”

In the middle of July, when many college students are back home for summer vacation, one might expect there’s not much to do on campus. But here at Stony Brook University, there are multiple possibilities more

NEWSDAY LI ARTS: “A Class of Their Own”

Newsday LI Arts FOLD, FRAGMENT, FORUM: MFA Thesis Exhibition 2019 On view through April 18 … read more

NEWSDAY LI ARTS: Local artists are the subjects in Slide Slams

Painters, sculptors and graphic designers get to show an audience of influencers their works. Art lovers made their way to the Patchogue Arts Council’s second Slide Slam held in December at Stony Brook University’s Paul W. Zuccaire Gallery more

SB STATESMAN: “Faculty Exhibition opens at Paul W. Zuccaire Gallery"

The Faculty Exhibition at the Paul W. Zuccaire Gallery opened on Wednesday, Oct. 17 with a variety of media and works of art from faculty members who are also recognized international artists. The exhibition includes paintings, drawings, sculptures more