NYSID exhibition focuses on faculty artists

New York, NY - November 2009 - New York School of Interior Design (NYSID) is pleased to present NYSID Faculty Show: Six Artists, an exhibition featuring the work of Dean Barger, William Engel, Steven Gerber, Robert Harding, Mark La Rosa, and Cecilia Whittaker-Doe. The exhibition will be on view at NYSID, located at 170 East 70th Street, through December 21, 2009.

“We are pleased to be able to showcase the work of the fine artists who are members of the NYSID faculty,” said Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs and Dean Scott Ageloff. “The work in this exhibition is a testament to the level of talent and creativity that our students are exposed to throughout their academic careers at the School.”

On display are the paintings of Engel and Harding, monoprints by Whittaker-Doe, collages by Gerber, photographs by La Rosa, and Barger’s decorative painting work on individual panels. The majority of exhibited work is for sale by the artists.

Gallery hours are Monday through Friday, 10 am–5 pm. The Gallery will be closed Thanksgiving Day and Friday, November 27. On Wednesday, November 25, the Gallery will close at 1 pm.


Founded in 1916, the New York School of Interior Design (NYSID) is New York’s only private, not-for-profit college devoted exclusively to interior design education and related disciplines. NYSID’s guiding principle is that the interior environment is a fundamental element of human welfare and the college is committed to actively improving through design the quality of life for all segments of humanity. This ideal is put into practice by a dedicated faculty of well-known designers, architects, art historians, and authorities in the field who guide a diverse
student body of over 750 full- and part-time students.

NYSID offers certificate, undergraduate and graduate programs in the field of interior design, design history and theory, and sustainable design. The college is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD) and NYSID’s BFA is accredited by the Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA). 

Press ReleasePhyllis Greer