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Mount Students Featured in Art Exhibition


Riverdale, N.Y. – The work of more than 20 Mount Saint Vincent students has been featured in the Blue Door Art Center’s first faculty and student exhibition, Mind and Material. The show, curated by students and faculty from the College, will be held at the Blue Door Gallery in Yonkers, N.Y. through June 11.

The participating student artists include: Aneesa Alli ’18, Brian Alonzo ’18, Christina Barone ’17, Hanna Cho ’16, Alyssa Durocher ’16, Nicholas Giancaspro ’16, Rita Guglielmo ’18, Corey Hourahan ’17, Lincy Johnson ’18, Scott Lister ’17, Erica Llewellyn ’16, Iliette Lopez ’16, Aiswarya Mathew ’18, Olga Medina ’18, Catherine Pena ’18, Angel Perez ’18, Stephanie Ratanshi ’16, Amy Rojas ’16, Ashleigh Scozzari ’16, Rachel Steimel ’17, and Emily Welch ’19

“We hope to continue our partnership with Blue Door,” says Enrico Giordano, Interim Chair and Associate Professor of Fine Arts. “Such a showcase gives students a valuable experience, emphasizing what it takes to curate, advertise, install, and exhibit in a professional art gallery.”

Additionally, the exhibit showcases art from seven Mount faculty members, including work by Richard Barnet, Angeles Cossio, Enrico Giordano, Ted Kafala, Rob Seyffert, James Sparks, and Joanne Pagano Weber.

The gallery is open Tuesday and Saturday from 12 to 5 p.m.; Wednesday and Thursday from 3 to 8 p.m.; and Friday from 4 to 9 p.m. For additional information, please visit:

About Blue Door Art Center
The Blue Door Art Center is a non-profit organization dedicated to bringing the arts to local communities throughout Westchester that are currently underserved by art programs and exhibition venues. The Center features gallery exhibitions, educational programs and workshops, public art projects, poetry readings and performances, and special events.

About the College of Mount Saint Vincent
Founded in 1847 by the Sisters of Charity, the College of Mount Saint Vincent offers nationally recognized liberal arts education and a select array of professional fields of study on a landmark campus overlooking the Hudson River. Committed to the education of the whole person, and enriched by the unparalleled cultural, educational and career opportunities of New York City, the College equips students with the knowledge, skills and experiences necessary for lives of achievement, professional accomplishment and leadership in the 21st century.