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Bard MFA Thesis Exhibition 2018
Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts at Bard College
July 21–28, 2018

Opening: July 21, 1–4pm

Bard College Exhibition Center/UBS Gallery
29 O'Callaghan Lane
Red Hook, NY

www.bard.edu
Above: Unsigned, Park sign, 2018.
Above: Unsigned, Park sign, 2018.
July 21–28, 2018

Opening: July 21, 1–4pm

Bard College Exhibition Center/UBS Gallery
29 O'Callaghan Lane
Red Hook, NY

www.bard.edu

The Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts at Bard College (Bard MFA) presents the Class of 2019 thesis exhibition titled Setup. Bringing together candidates’ culminating work in the disciplines Film/Video, Music/Sound, Painting, Photography, Sculpture, and Writing, the exhibition will be on view from July 21 through July 28 at the Bard College Exhibition Center/UBS Gallery in Red Hook, upstate New York. 

An opening reception with scheduled performances takes place on Saturday, July 21, 1–4pm. Evening presentations of performance, readings, and screenings of time-based works will be held at various locations on the Bard College campus the following week, July 23–27. The exhibition and presentations are free and open to the public.

The 2019 MFA candidates are
Qais Assali, Charlotte Bonjour, Nadia Botello, Anne Cousineau, Violet Dennison, Onur Gökmen, Colt Hausman, Ranee Henderson, Madeline Hollander, Rin Johnson, Robert Keil, Richard Kennedy, Lu Yim, Stefan Maier, Ragnhild May, Sarah Reiter, John-Elio Reitman, Alan Segal, Wei Leng Tay, Jon Wang, Matt Waples, Austin White, Tyler Wilcox, Alisha Wormsley, Marina Xenofontos.

The exhibition is coordinated by Line Ebert, Curatorial Studies Städelschule. 

Gallery hours are Monday through Friday, 11am–5pm, and Saturday/Sunday, 1–5pm. For the opening, a return shuttle service will be offered from Rhinecliff Amtrak station. Schedules and more information are available here. Parking is available in the lot at 7401 South Broadway and on Garden Street.

Founded in 1981, Bard MFA is a nontraditional school for visual, written and time-based arts. At Bard, the community itself is the primary resource for the student—serving as audience, teacher, and peer group in an ongoing dialogue. In interdisciplinary group critiques, seminars, all school presentations as well as in discipline caucuses and one-on-one conferences, the artist students engage with the around 60 noted faculty members, while developing their individual studio practices. The program probes a diversity of approaches and fosters imaginative responses and insights to aesthetic concerns across the disciplines of film/video, writing, painting, sculpture, photography, and music/sound. The MFA is low residency and takes place over two years and two months, with students on campus during three consecutive eight-week summer sessions and two independent study sessions off campus completed during the intervening winters.

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Bard College Exhibition Center/UBS Gallery, Red Hook