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Fall at Opalka Gallery

The Opalka Gallery at Sage has released their lineup of events for the fall semester.


“From Concept to Console: Art and Aesthetics in Video Game Design”
September 4 – December 13
Opening Reception: Friday, September 4, 6-8 p.m.
Curator’s Tours: 5:30 p.m. Friday, October 2, Friday, November 6, Thursday, December 3

Artist Lecture Series

Co-sponsored by the Opalka Gallery and the Department of Art + Design

Tuesday, September 8, 6:30 p.m.
Dave Phillips, concept artist on Skylanders: Swap Force

Tuesday, October 6, 6:30 p.m.
Virginia Durruty, exhibition designer

Tuesday, November 10, 6:30 p.m.
Matt McElligott, author and illustrator

Tuesday, December 8, 6:30 p.m.
Fernando Orellana, new media artist

Panel Discussion

Women in Video Game Design, Sunday, October 27, 3 p.m.-5 p.m.
A panel of women from across the industry, from art and design to engineering, will discuss their careers and the issues facing women in the gaming industry.

Co-moderated by Opalka Director Elizabeth Greenberg and Jennifer J. Goodall, Director of the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences Women in Technology Program at UAlbany
Panelists: Arzu Fallahi, Concept Artist at Vicarious Visions, Danielle Godbout, User Interface Artist at Vicarious Visions, Kathleen Ruiz, Associate Professor of Integrated Arts, RPI and Tobi Saulnier, Founder and CEO, 1st Playable Productions

Film Series

Thursday, September 24, 6:30 p.m.
IndieGame: The Movie

Thursday, October 8, 6:30 p.m.
GTFO: The Movie

Thursday, October 22, 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, November 19, 6:30 p.m.
Tilt: The Battle to Save Pinball

Thursday, December 3, 6:30 p.m.
Us and the Game Industry

PechaKucha Night

Friday, October 16, 6:30
Short talks by interesting people. PechaKucha is a format in which speakers present 20 slides for 20 seconds each.


Friday, November 6, 6:30 p.m. and Friday, November 20, 6:30 p.m.

Ellen Sinopoli Dance Company
Performances in response to the current exhibition

Head over to their website to get more info on these events and be sure to mark your calendars!

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