Coverage of SFAI’s graduating class is part of a series on virtual MFA presentations across the country.
It would be impossible for artists not to feel disappointed after dedicating themselves to rigorous and costly programs of study that tout MFA exhibitions as a crowning opportunity.
The class of 2019 is presenting works that inspire curiosity and fear — palimpsests for a generation still trying to understand itself.
The 2018 MFA Low Residency Thesis Exhibition is on view in MassArt’s Design and Media Center from July 30 to August 8, 2018.
Maybe the meaning of intersectionality has changed. Maybe it’s less about projecting an image of oneself and more about empathizing with others’ internal complexities and contradictions.
While shows like this one make the Yale-to-Chelsea pipeline seem all the more real, these artists have some serious skills.
The annual SoCal MFA show brings together graduating MFA students from all over Southern California, and this year’s exhibition is full of fiber art.
Featuring 13 artists, this MFA exhibition is a more intimate affair than the others I’ve seen, and much of the work unapologetically indulges in pop culture commentary, dating apps, and the guy in the White House.
Many of the works by the graduating class of Hunter College’s MFA program fall, broadly speaking, into one of two categories: darkly political, or irreverently funny.
There’s a palpable sense of anxiety in the school’s 2018 MFA thesis exhibition, although whether it’s fueled by general post-graduation anxieties, political dysfunction, or some other factor is unclear.
In their paintings, sculptures, drawings, and installations, the students of the august art school demonstrate their fluency with formalism and, in a couple of instances, their interest in avian imagery.
In their two-part thesis show, NYU’s studio art MFA students showcase works that are formally precise and affecting.