The Columbia University School of the Arts Visual Arts Program presents the second installment of the 2021 MFA thesis exhibition at the Lenfest Center for the Arts. This exhibition encompasses work by the 11 artists who earned their MFA degrees in October 2021.

As curator Amy Sadao notes, “This exhibition of emerging contemporary art looks, sounds, feels like, and responds to the world in which it is being made.”

Exhibition II Presenting Artists

Sound Artist
Tim Kwasny

Visual Artists
Rasel Ahmed, Ivana Carman, Noga Cohen, Juan Hernández Díaz, Priscilla Jeong, Farah Mohammad, Ava Snow Ravich, Khari Turner, Raelis Vasquez, and Yuri Yuan.

The Lantern at the Lenfest Center for the Arts
615 West 129th Street, New York, NY 10027 (enter on 125th Street, west of Broadway)

The exhibition is on view through November 20 during gallery hours, Wednesdays–Saturdays from 12 to 6pm (ET).

Registration is required to attend. To learn more and register for your visit, go to

Exhibition I, which took place from September 25 through October 16, is now available to view online. It included Sound Artists Avishag Cohen Rodrigues and Yixuan Shao, and Visual Artists Lindsey Brittain Collins, Kevin Claiborne, Ian Decker, Bicheng Liang, Keli Safia Maksud, Sergio Miguel, Diana Palermo, Denisse Griselda Reyes, and John A. Rivas.

Important Information for Visitors
The Lenfest Center for the Arts is subject to the Key to NYC Executive Order. Therefore, all guests entering the building will be required to show proof of vaccination and ID. Children under age 12 cannot be admitted.