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July 13, 2015

Thesis Exhibition 2015

Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts at Bard College
Unsigned, Breakfast at Barney Greengrass NY, 2015.

The Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts at Bard College (Bard MFA) presents the program’s culminating thesis exhibition, on view from July 18–25 at the Bard College Exhibition Center/UBS Gallery at 29 O’Callaghan Lane in Red Hook, New York.

The opening reception is Saturday, July 18, from 1 to 4pm. Gallery hours are Monday through Friday from 11am to 5pm and Saturday and Sunday from 1 to 5pm. Parking is available in the lot at 7401 South Broadway and on Garden Street. Evening presentations of performances, time-based works and readings by MFA candidates at Bard College will take place on the Bard College campus, July 20–24 (see schedule). Detailed information is available here. The exhibition and presentations are free and open to the public.

The 2016 MFA candidates are: Genji Amino (writing), Gill Arno (music/sound), Daisy Atterbury (writing), Ian Burnley (film/video), Theo Darst (film/video), Taryn Haydostian (photography), Benjamin Heyer (photography), Laurie Kang (photography), Shambhavi Kaul (film/video), James Kelly (music/sound), Theodore Kennedy (film/video), Zak Kitnick (sculpture), Bernd Klug (music/sound), Natalie Labriola (sculpture), Cecilia Lopez (music/sound), Nora Mapp (writing), Felipe Meres (photography), David Roesing (painting), Matthew Sepielli (painting), Barb Smith (sculpture), Krista Belle Stewart (photography), Ezra Tessler (painting), Kyle Thurman (painting), Johanna Tiedtke (painting), Wilder Alison (painting), Nathan Young (music/sound), Kyle Zynda (sculpture)

Exhibition Coordinator: Humberto Moro MA ’16, Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College

For shuttle reservations from Rhinecliff Amtrak station, please call: T +845 758 7481

Since 1981, the Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts has offered a low-residency program leading to the master of fine arts degree. For three intensive summer sessions, artists from a variety of fields—film/video, music/sound, painting, photography, sculpture, and writing—live and work on the Bard campus in an environment that encourages artistic risk and recognizes the importance of engaged discussion to the artistic process. During the eight-week sessions, each Bard MFA student works individually, in conferences with 60+ faculty and visiting artists, in caucuses within the artist’s discipline, and in seminars and critiques with the community as a whole. Work toward the master of fine arts degree continues in two independent study sessions during the intervening winters. Bard MFA students include active, mid-career artists, teachers, and professionals in other fields, as well as recent college graduates. The faculty is composed of noted working artists who are concerned with nurturing student artists and with the theory and practice of their own art.

 

The Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts at Bard College thesis exhibition 2015

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