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Parsons Fine Arts BFA Thesis Show to Open May 15

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Parsons Fine Arts BFA Thesis Show

Parsons Fine Arts

Tuesday May 15, 6—9 PM

25 E 13th Street, 4th & 5th Floors

Show Dates: May 15—18, 2018

Studio of BFA Senior Mingzhu Yuan. Image Credit: Lauren Mendoza

Featuring Artists:

Sofia Antonelli, Zoë Argires, Elise Avdakov, Jade Black Bachman, Catherine Barber, Chase Bindner, TJ Bohm, Caroline Cho, E G Condon, Xinchen Du, Francisco Erazo Jr., Nathalie Solange, Maggie Friedman, Katie Fuller, Juliana Gagné, Savannah Galvin, Amanda Grossman, Morgan Hayes, Mati Hays, Kara Haywood, Kaiyu Huang, Mackenzie Hyde, Suvi Marja Karjalainen, Sean Kennedy, Hea-Mi Kim, Huey Kim, Seungjoo Kim, So Yeon Kim, Isabella Lalonde, Soomin Lee, Xiao Liu, Judy Lui, Quoc Ly, Alexia Mathysen-Gerst, Hanna Margetson-Rushmore, Paola Mateo, Iman Mazhar, Melanie McCarthy, Irina Pushkareva, Athena Rigas, Isabel Sakura, Gayatri Singh Kathuria, Madeleine Sinnock, Xi Song, Will Sultan, Julia Thompson, Victoria Tushnova, Nicoline von Finck, Scott Walker, Isabela Weeks, Millie Weeks and Mingzhu Yuan

Parsons Fine Arts is pleased to announce the 2018 BFA Thesis Exhibition to be held on Tuesday, May 15th, 6–9pm.

Graduating students will exhibit their thesis projects in painting, sculpture, video, installation, performance and other media, showcasing the depth and breadth of our students’ individual approaches to artmaking.

Parsons Fine Arts BFA students are exposed to a wide range of innovative studio practices through our interdisciplinary program and our renowned Visiting Artist Lecture Series. Students not only learn traditional techniques, but are encouraged to work innovatively and push the boundaries of what contemporary art is. Parsons Fine Arts is committed to diversity among students and faculty, which provides a potent learning community.  Housed within both Parsons School of Design and The New School University, the Fine Arts program is uniquely positioned within a progressive educational environment. Research and scholarship are a fundamental part of our curriculum and reflected in our students’ ability to critically consider their practice within a global context.

To learn more about the program, please contact the Director of the Program, Anthony Aziz: aziza@newschool.edu

About Parsons School of Design

Founded in 1896, Parsons has served as a pioneer in the field of Art and Design for more than a century. Based in New York and internationally active, the school offers undergraduate and graduate programs in the full spectrum of design disciplines. Critical thinking, research and collaboration are at the heart of a Parsons education. An integral part of The New School, Parsons builds on the university’s legacy of progressive ideals, scholarship and pedagogy. Parsons graduates are leaders in their respective fields, with a shared commitment to creatively and critically addressing the complexities of life in the 21st century.

In recent years, QS World University Rankings, a London-based higher education organization, named Parsons the number one College for Art and Design in the United States, and number two internationally.

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