Fifteen candidates from Brooklyn College’s Master of Fine Arts program present a collection of their graduate work in Possible as a Pair of Shoes, on display through May 4.

A culmination of two rigorous years’ studio practice, the show includes a variety of media — paintings, sculptures, photographs, digital videos, ceramics, and installations will be on display, along with performances and ongoing events at the gallery to coincide with the exhibit’s themes.

Sharon Butler — painter, professor, and art blogger at Two Coats of Paint — curates the show. Butler’s catalogue essay considers diverse themes in the group’s work, ranging “from political activism, biology, and the tension between physical presence and online space, to more personal approaches that explore memory, process, and emotional experience.” Her essay, along with the one by MFA faculty member Vito Acconci, and statements from all fifteen artists are printed in the show’s catalogue, and available to view at the exhibit.

Showroom Gowanus is open Wednesday through Sunday, from noon until 6pm. It is located at 460 Union Street, Brooklyn.

Participating Artists: Caitlin Clifford, Christina Malfitano, Yeimi Salazar, Daniel Rivera Cruz, Emily Johnson, Fernando Pintado, Julie S. Paveglio, Kate Ostler, Linda Lee Nicholas, Steve Yancar, Veronika Golova, Dallas George Owens, Lisa Stack, Ariana Foote, and A.S. Mastroianni

Possible as a Pair of Shoes
April 25–May 4, 2014
Showroom Gowanus (460 Union Street, Brooklyn, NY)
Opening Reception Friday, April 25, 6–9pm

For information and updates on events at the gallery or for more information about the Brooklyn College MFA program, please visit or follow on Twitter at @BrooklynMFA.


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