(Studio Photograph of Meg Rorison by Marcus Civin)
WHO'S NEXT?: YALE, RISD and SAIC
We decided to ask a few recent graduates from some of the top MFA programs in the country about their practice, what’s influencing them right now, and what the role of Art is today (read on).
NEW YORK: Columbia University, Parsons
Everything you see in these exhibitions you are seeing for the first time and none of it is less than the artists’ best effort (tell me more).
VIP ART FAIR: VIP Art Fair is presenting the debut edition of VIP MFA, the first-ever juried online art fair conceived to support and champion artists’ launch into the art market.
BLOOMINGTON: Rachel Lin Weaver @ Indiana University
Trace Evidence, Rachel Lin Weaver’s MFA thesis exhibition at the University of Indiana, Bloomington, is not one you easily forget (more about Rachel).
CHICAGO: Mario Romano @ SAIC
"A situation such as an MFA show is not the time or place to even attempt to stand alone so I looked at the exhibition as an opportunity to collaborate with others..." (read on)
BALTIMORE: Laini Nemett and Meg Rorison @ MICA
What about slowing down? What about meditative work? What about dignified work? (discover this)
NEW YORK, SAN FRANCISCO: More Artists to Watch
ARTSLANT INSIDER* - Azusa Pacific University
Located just 26 miles northeast of downtown Los Angeles, Azusa Pacific University's MFA provides an educational context within which artists of unusual artistic promise and strong motivation explore the horizons of their talents in the midst of an intense critical dialogue.
ARTSLANT INSIDER* - Alison Woods
Alison Woods, Maelstrom, 2011, acrylic on pvc, 96 x 132 in.
Alison Woods is a painter currently living in San Francisco, CA. She is in the MFA program at San Francisco Art Institute.
ARTSLANT INSIDER* - William T. Rohe
William T. Rohe, Open Door, 2009, acrylic on canvas, 70 x 60cm.
William T. Rohe is an American artist living on the island of Aegina in the Saronic Gulf in Greece since 2003.
Thank you to all of the participating artists, schools and institutions who bring us this MFA extravaganza.
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