The Robert S. and Rebecca Bannan Aben Gallery in Lightner Library has become one of the most popular places on campus.
The reason? The gallery features the work of world-renowned artist Yankel Ginzburg, who received an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree at Keuka’s 2007 commencement.
“We are honored to host Yankel Ginzburg’s multi-talented genius in the Robert S. and Rebecca Bannan Gallery,” said College President Joseph G. Burke. “We thank the Abens for their generosity. Their donation of Ginzburg art will enhance the cultural climate of the campus and surrounding region.”
The Lightner Gallery, located in the Lightner Library, has showcased the work of local and regional artists for the past 25 years.
The purpose of the gallery is educational rather than commercial, according to Dexter Benedict, professor of art and director of the gallery.
“Our focus is on presenting artists in solo or group shows that provide a diverse cultural artistic experience for the Keuka College and area communities,” said Benedict. “The gallery attempts to present work on a monthly basis, focusing on the work of a single artist or a collection of artists working in a similar medium or theme.”
Exhibitions run concurrent with the academic year (late August through the end of May), with works by Keuka students showcased in December and May.
Occasionally, the Lightner Gallery will host an exhibition in the summer.
For more information about the Gallery or to have your work displayed in the Gallery contact Melissa Newcomb at 279-5226 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Click on a thumbnail below to view the promotional material from our previous exhibits.