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Fine Arts Salon – Friday October 14


Friday October 14 6:30pm 25 East 13th Street, 5th floor
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University at Albany’s Studio Art MA and MFA Programs Accepting Applications


The Department of Art and Art History at University at Albany is accepting applications for 2016 MFA and MA programs in Studio Art. Regular studio visits with faculty, peers, and visiting artists give rise…

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BFA Fine Arts Alumnus Joiri Minaya Féliz – Solo Show at Wave Hill + Smack Mellon Residency + Installation at El Museo del Barrio

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Solo Show Opening Reception at Wave Hill Sunday, July 17, 2 – 4:30 pm Join me for the opening reception for #dominicanwomengooglesearch in the Sunroom Project Space at Wave Hill. Also…

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BFA Fine Arts (2017) Student Molly Rae shows at Rush Arts – Opening Tonight!

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Congrats to rising senior in the BFA Parsons Fine Arts program, Molly Rae, who is showing in a group exhibition at Rush Arts Gallery.  The show opens tonight, 6-8pm.
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PARSONS FESTIVAL: BFA Fine Arts Senior Show 2016 / Opening Reception Weds. 5/18, 6-9PM

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  Opening Reception Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm Runs through May 20th.  Parsons East Building, 4th and 5th Floors25 East 13th Street, New York, NY 10003…

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Parsons Festival | May 5-9

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Festival Highlights May 5-9 Parsons Chat Series: Michael Donovan Thursday, May 05, 12:30-1:30 pm Event Cafe University Center, 63 Fifth Avenue, lower level RSVP Here The Parsons Chat Series is an exciting…

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Free Documentary Screening / Q&A on Wed. May 4th: Gayby Baby


Parsons Fine Arts, Australians in Film (AFI) and the Australian Consulate invite you to a free screening of Gayby Baby, an award-winning Australian documentary about children of same-sex couples that screened last year to a…

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BFA Fine Arts Student Show, “The Day After Tomorrow” Opens Tuesday, 4/19, 6pm

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Opening date: April 19th, 6-8pm “The Day After Tomorrow” is the culmination of a curatorial workshop in which artists are involved in a collective curatorial experiment. The exhibition features works from…

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Parsons’ Curatorial Design Research Lab Presents: CURATORIAL SLAM!


2nd Annual CDRL Curatorial Slam! Friday, April 22, 2016 4:00-7:00 om The Orozco Room (A712)/66 W. 12th Street Parsons’ Curatorial Design Research Lab (CDRL) is a community of practice comprised of…

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AIGA @ Parsons Lecture Series: In The House with Tumblr & Pinterest


Perspectives from San Francisco and New York on design in tech John L. Tishman Auditorium, University Center 63 Fifth Avenue, Room U100, New York, NY 10003 There are a limited number…

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Student Spotlight: Azzah Sultan

"Home Sweet Home" is an American flag made of hijabs from Muslim American women around the country.
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How One Muslim Artist is Challenging Society’s Stereotypes About Islam Azzah Sultan, 20, has personally witnessed rampant Islamophobia since moving to America from her native Malaysia in 2013. The young Muslim artist arrived…

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Collage Soft Circuits Workshop

Paola Guimerans 2016

Collage & Soft Circuits Workshop Wednesday, January 27th, 7-9pm 6 East 16th Street, 12th Floor   This workshop offers new pathways for visual artists to engage with the creative application of novel materials and technology….

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Fine Arts Visiting Artist Lecture Series Begins Feb. 3rd!

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Visiting Lecture Series

The Visiting Artist Lecture Series for 2016 begins with Kate Gilmore! Date: February 3rd Time: 7pm Location: Kellen Auditorium, 66 Fifth Ave. lobby level Kate Gilmore  is a performance, video and…

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AIGA@Parsons Lecture Series Presents: An Evening with Google Creative Lab

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  Wednesday, January 27, 2016 The Auditorium The New School 66 West 12th Street 6:30-7:00PM Doors open & check-in 7:00-8:30PM Presentation 8:30-9:00PM Reception ***This event has now reached capacity and is sold…

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Triangle Arts Artist-in-Residency, Parsons BFA Photo Student Lior Tamim, Opening Event 12/3

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Lior Tamim, BFA Photography Senior at Parsons, is an artist-in-residence at Triangle Arts Association in New York City. He will be in residence there in November and December, working on his…

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BFA Open Studios, Thursday Oct. 29th 6-9 PM


Parsons BFA Fine Arts is pleased to announce the Fall 2015 Undergraduate Open Studios. Students will open their creative spaces to the public and be available to answer questions and discuss their…

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Career Services Career Expo, September 30th!

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  For specific questions about the Expo, please contact Khourin Wilkins at
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PARSONS FESTIVAL: AMT Opening Events for the Week of May 18th!

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Designing Multiplicity, MFA DT Thesis Exhibition Opening Reception: Monday May 18th, 6 – 8 pm, D1200, 6 E. 16th St On view 10am-6pm through May 22. Drinks and light refreshments will be provided….

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BFA Fine Arts Thesis Show 2015


BFA Fine Arts Thesis Show 2015 Opening Reception on May 19th, 2015 6:00pm to 9:00pm 25 E 13th St. New York, NY 4th/5th floors. Running from May 19 – 22
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Watch the Latest Promotional Video for the BFA Fine Arts Show 2015

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Watch the video! Be sure to check out the BFA Fine Arts Senior Thesis Show 2015.  Opening reception on May 19th, 6 to 9p at 25 E 13th St. On the 4th/5th floors. Running…

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The BFA program in Fine Arts exposes students to an array of studio practices, ideas, communities and global relationships. Our students learn to translate concepts into individual expression through composition, color, form, space and performance while developing a solid set of skills and contemporary artistic strategies. They embrace interdisciplinary approaches to thinking about visual culture. Above all, they cultivate the intellectual, conceptual, and critical thinking required to successfully launch their careers as professional artists.

Students learn all the traditional techniques relating to painting, drawing and sculpture, but they also learn to work more innovatively and are encouraged to push the boundaries of what contemporary art is. We have students working across many media, experimenting with public engagement, video, animation, photography and digital imaging. Some students appropriate images from popular culture to make politically charged statements; others re-purpose found materials and ideas from everyday life.

To learn more about the program, please visit or contact the Director of the BFA Program, Anthony Aziz, please send an email to:
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