School of Art, Media, and Technology

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

Student News

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!

Events

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

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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

Current Students

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
Workshops

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!

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

Events Lectures

  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

Student News

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

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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 wilkinsk@newschool.edu
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PARSONS FESTIVAL: AMT Opening Events for the Week of May 18th!

Festival

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

Exhibitions

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

thesis

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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BAFA Fine Arts Student Creates IndyGoGo Campaign for Thesis Project

Student News thesis

Sahar Sepahdari, BAFA Fine Arts Senior, is building a room for the completion of her Thesis which will act as both a domestic space for her family of performance characters as…

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Film Screening of “She’s Lost Control” with Costume Design by BFA FA Alumna Andrea Sundt

Alumni News

BFA Fine Arts graduate Andrea Sundt recently designed the costumes for, “She’s Lost Control” the first feature film by Director Anja Marquadt. The film was nominated for 2 Independent Spirit Awards, including…

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Opening for Fine Arts Alumni (’14) Larissa Lockshin – March 6

Alumni News

Close But No Cigar Johannes Vogt Gallery 526 W. 26 #205 New York Opening Reception March 6th, 6-8PM March 6 – April 4 In her first solo exhibition at Johannes Vogt, artist…

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Parsons Alumni Reception, Friday 2/13

Announcements

The School of Art and Design History and Theory and the School of Art, Media, and Technology invite Parsons alumni from all disciplines back to campus for a celebratory alumni reception…

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Anthony Aziz includes work in upcoming exhibition COME AS YOU ARE: Art from the 1990’s

Exhibitions Faculty News

Fine Arts faculty member Anthony Aziz and Sammy Cucher (Aziz + Cucher) have work included in the upcoming museum survey: COME AS YOU ARE: Art from the 1990’s. Montclair Museum of…

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AMT Visiting Artists Lecture Series: Zimoun

Visiting Lecture Series

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Auditorium, Sheila C. Johnson Design Center 66 Fifth Avenue New York, NY 10003 Using simple and functional components,…

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Gender Studies Student Show, UC Lobby 12/8-12/18

Student News

The Gender Studies program at The New School presents an exhibit of student works dealing with topics related to gender in the lobby of the University Center. The exhibition features thought-provoking…

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ABOUT FINE ARTS (BFA)

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 www.newschool.edu/parsons/bfa-fine-arts or contact the Director of the BFA Program, Rit Premnath, please send an email to: rit.premnath@newschool.edu
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