Visitors to the 2018 MFA Thesis Exhibition at the Sam Fox School’s Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum. Installation (near right) by Taylor Yocom; sculpture (far right) by Jon Howard Young.

The Sam Fox School at Washington University is pleased to present the Graduate School of Art’s 2019 MFA in Visual Art Thesis Exhibition May 10-July 12 at The Luminary. Works in various media explore themes such as the politics of race, the role of gender, the poetics of the everyday, and utopian/dystopian futures. The exhibition is curated by Meredith Malone, associate curator at the Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum.

Featured artists include Sarah Adcock, Greg Bailey, Jen Everett, Sara Ghazi Asadollahi, Hattie Hardt, Elliot Head, Lara Head, Mee Jey, Rachel Kalman, Rachel Lebo, Kevin McCoy, Bryan Page, Hugo Patao, Cora Lind Rozencohn, Janie Stamm, Paula Stevenson, and Lingrong Wang.

The Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts at Washington University in St. Louis is a leader in architecture, art, and design education. We are advancing our fields through innovative research and creative practice, excellence in teaching, a world-class university art museum, and a deep commitment to addressing the social and environmental challenges of our time. Through the work of our students, faculty, and alumni, we are striving to create a more just, sustainable, humane, and beautiful world.

The 2019 MFA in Visual Art Thesis Exhibition will take place at The Luminary (2701 Cherokee St.) from May 10 – July 12, 2019, with an opening reception on May 10, 6-9 pm.

For more information about our graduate art programs, visit or contact Patricia Olynyk, Director of the Graduate School of Art, at

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