Anita Welych

  • Professor, Art
  • Director of Foundations Studies
Courses: 
  • SA 309 Experimental Printmaking
  • SA 131 Design and Color Theory
  • FA 401 Contemporary Developments in the Arts
  • SA 393 Internship Prep
  • SA 381 Studio Art/Photo Internship
  • SA 121 Painting
  • SA 211 Figure Drawing
  • SA 498 Senior Capstone
Anita Welych, Cazenovia College Professor, Art
Division(s): 
Art & Design
Contact: 
Contact Information Available
Office Location: 
Jephson Campus A
Telephone: 
315.655.7111
Email: 
awelych@cazenovia.edu
Anita Welych was born in Syracuse NY, the daughter of Colombian and Ukrainian immigrants. She attended Cornell University on scholarship, winning a Fulbright Grant to study in Bogota, Colombia. She lived there for 5 1/2 years, teaching art and exhibiting actively. She returned to the United States to pursue an MFA in Painting at Syracuse University, then began teaching at Cazenovia College. She was later awarded another Fulbright Grant to Colombia, this teaching at two major universities and lecturing at several others across the country. She has also several residency opportunities at La Rectoria, an art center in Barcelona, Spain. She lives in Central New York and maintains an active exhibition schedule.
Education: 
  • MFA, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY
  • graduate work in painting and lithography, Universidad Nacional, Bogotá, Colombia
  • BFA, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
  • coursework in painting and drawing, Syracuse University in London, London, England
Awards/Honors: 
  • 2014 - Honorable Mention, Made in New York, Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center, Auburn, NY
  • 2011 - S.O.S. Grant, New York Foundation for the Arts
  • 2001 - S.O.S. Grant, New York Foundation for the Arts
  • 1999 - S.O.S. Grant, New York Foundations for the Arts
  • 1998 - Painting Grant, Constance Saltonstall Foundation for the Arts
  • 1991, 1993, 1994, 1997, 1998 - Artist-in-Residence, Centre d’Art Conemporanea La Rectoria, Barcelona, Spain
  • 1997 - Best of Show, Schweinfurth New York State Annual, Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center, Auburn, NY
  • 1996 - Artist-in-Residence, Constance Saltonstall Foundation for the Arts, Ithaca, NY
  • 1995 - Fulbright Teaching/Research Grant to Colombia
  • 1995 - Honorable Mention, Covering/Uncovering, Impact Gallery, Buffalo, NY
  • 1980 - Fulbright Grant to Colombia
Publications: 
  • 1999 - Copyright Issues for Artists, ArtTrends 2000 Annual Statewide Arts Conference, sponsored by Alliance of NYS Arts Organizations, Syracuse, NY
  • 1999 - Postmodernism, Arts Activism and Identity Politics, LeMoyne College, Syracuse, NY
  • 1997 - Narrative, ARTiculations artists’ lecture series, Syracuse, NY
  • 1996 - Women, Art and Resistance, Colgate University, Hamilton, NY
Exhibitions: 
  • 2004 - Upcoming one-person exhibit, Earlville Opera House, Earlville, NY
  • 2003 - Upcoming two-person exhibit, Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute School of Art Gallery, Utica, NY
  • 2003 - Inaugural exhibition, Delavan Art Gallery, Syracuse, NY
  • 2003 - Home=Work, Crying Room, Two Installations, Chapman Cultural Center, Cazenovia College, Cazenovia, NY
  • 2001 - 59th Exhibition of Central New York Artists, Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute, Utica, NY
  • 2001 - Mujeres Latinas: Dos Voces, Community Folk Art Gallery, Syracuse, NY Home=Work, Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center, Auburn, NY
  • 2001 - Mujeres Latinas: Dos Voces, Adams Art Center, Dunkirk, NY
  • 2001 - Mujeres Latinas: Dos Voces, Tyler Art Gallery, SUNY Oswego, Oswego, NY
Experience: 
  • Professor of Art, Foundations Director, Cazenovia College, Cazenovia, NY 1990-present
  • Visiting Professor of Art, Universidad Nacional de Colombia en Bogotá, 1995
  • Visiting Professor of Art, Universidad de Los Andes, Bogotá, 1995
  • Recruiting Field Representative, College of Visual and Performing Arts, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY 1989-1990
  • Teaching Assistant, Syracuse University, 1987-1989