March 27, 2012

2012 MFA exhibitions open

80WSE Gallery at New York University

The 80WSE Gallery on the campus of New York University is pleased to host the 2012 NYU Steinhardt Art MFA Thesis Exhibitions:


Group I:
Opening Reception: Tuesday, April 3, 6–8pm
Exhibition on view April 3–14
Joseph Imhauser
Brad Troemel
G. William Webb
Elliott Wright
Leafe Zales


Group II:
Opening Reception: Tuesday, May 1, 6–8pm
Exhibition on view May 1–12
Katherine Bauer
Agnes Lux
Taro Masushio
Chason Matthams
Alice Wang


80WSE Gallery
80 Washington Square East (between West 4th Street and Washington Place) New York City
Free and open to the public
Hours: Tuesday–Saturday, 10am–6pm 


Learn More about the Exhibitions and Gallery


Each year, the NYU Steinhardt MFA program in Studio Art, in the Department of Art and Art Professions, brings together an exceptional group of committed artists to develop their work within a community of faculty and colleagues, asking them to engage for two to three years in a process that is both intensely introspective and collectively open to the challenges and issues of the larger world. We invite students in the program to consider their own practices and assumptions, as well as those of the contemporary art world, both critically and irreverently, and to pursue their visions to the point of excess as needed. The MFA program faculty are dedicated to assisting in this endeavor.


Join us for the openings of these two exhibitions, which represent the culmination of the first two years of this process. A 10.5 x 16 hand-designed catalogue by the artists will also be available.


MFA faculty include Jan Avgikos, Nancy Barton, Ross Bleckner, Jesse Bransford, Peter Campus, Sue DeBeer, Trisha Donnelly, Maureen Gallace, RoseLee Goldberg, Amy Granat, Lyle Ashton Harris, Kevin McCoy, Paul Pfeiffer, Jack Pierson, Gerald Pryor, Adam Putnam, Aida Ruilova, Judith Schwartz, and John Torreano.


About the Department of Art and Art Professions
Located in New York’s legendary East Village, NYU Steinhardt’s Department of Art and Art Professions is closely tied to the international art world. The Department’s interdisciplinary approach to art, with its commitment to autonomy and experimentation as well as research, collaboration, and community practice, underscores the central role of visual art within contemporary culture.


Offering BFA, MFA, MA, and Advanced Certificate programs in Studio Art, as well as MA Programs in Art Education, Visual Arts Administration, Art Therapy, and Costume Studies.


Department of Art and Art Professions
New York University
Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development
34 Stuyvesant Street
New York, NY 10003
212 998 5700


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