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MFA Fine Art Student Eleana Antonaki Selected as Finalist for BP National Portrait Award in London

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Student News

MFA Fine Arts student Anne Eleni Antonaki (Eleana) is a finalist for the BP National Portrait Award at the National Portrait Gallery London. Congrats Eleana! About the Exhibition: The Portrait Award, now in its thirty-sixth year at…

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Announcing the Spring 2015 Fine Arts Graduate Open Studios

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Parsons Fine Arts is pleased to announce the Spring 2015 Graduate Open Studios. Thursday, March 19 from 6–9p. 25 East 13th Street, 4th & 5th Floor A dynamic group of 43 graduate…

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MFA Alum Paula Hayes Exhibits Sculptures in Madison Square Park Exhibit

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Alumni News

MFA Alum Paula Hayes will be showing her work in Madison Square Park‘s Fall/Winter Exhibition. Hayes’s exhibition will be installed on the west gravel of Madison Square Park. See the exhibition…

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AMT Visiting Artists Lecture Series: Zimoun

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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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MFA Fine Arts Alum Phoenix Lindsay Hall Wins NYC Herradura Barrel Art Collection Competition

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Alumni News

MFA Fine Arts Alum and AMT staff member Phoenix Lindsay Hall was awarded first place in the NYC Herradura Barrel Art Collection Competition! It is an annual competition put on my Herradura, where 10 artists…

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Fine Arts Faculty Simone Douglas’ “Promise”

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Faculty News

MFA Fine Arts Director, Simone Douglas, was awarded a school fund to help her build a large scale sculptural artwork in the Australian Desert. Learn more about Promise, and its 2015 opening reception!  It’s…

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AMT’s Visiting Scholar Sean Lowry Has Two Performance Events This Weekend

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Faculty News

Check out two performances this weekend by AMT’s Visiting Scholar, Sean Lowry. Please join us for two unprecedented event iterations this Saturday, December 6, 2014. The first is a very short street performance in…

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Project Anywhere and Parsons Host Conference 11/13 – 11/14

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Faculty News

“Art & Research at the Outermost Limits of Location Specificity” Thursday, 11/13 and Friday 11/14, 9:30am-6:00pm Theresa Lang Community and Student Center Arnhold Hall 55 West 13th Street, 2nd fl., Room…

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Visiting Artist in Residence: Mohamed Shoukry – 11/11

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Visiting Lecture Series

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Visit Parsons Fine Arts Graduate Open Studios This Thursday 11/6

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Student News

Parsons Fine Arts is pleased to announce the Fall 2014 Graduate Open Studios! When: Thursday, November 6th from 6 – 9pm. Where: The Graduate Studios, 25 East 13th Street, 5th floor…

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MFA Fine Arts Alumni Profile: Tom Pnini

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Alumni News

After his recent visit to Parsons for the Alumni visiting artist series MOMENTUM, we caught up with artist Tom Pnini on his background and life after Parsons. A photo still from…

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MFA Fine Arts Alum Mark John Smith’s LIVELIVE Project Archived by the British Library

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Alumni News

Following on from its national success at the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic games Mark’s arts and community engagement project created for BBC live sites, LIVELIVE, has been highly commended by…

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The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Fellowship Program – DEADLINE November 7th!

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Fellowships Opportunities

The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Fellowship program is a vital source of funding for the visual arts and art history in Virginia.  VMFA is committed to supporting professional artists and…

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BFA Fine Arts Alum Bettina Banayan performs Thursday, 10/9 to welcome new AIRspace residents at Abrons Arts Center

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Alumni News Faculty News

  Cheers to new AIRspace Residents: Chelsea Knight (Parsons Fine Arts Faculty), JR Larson, Sean Micka, Rochelle Goldberg, Jessica Segall and Amanda Parmer who have just moved in for their 11…

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AMT Faculty Anthony Aziz and Sammy Cucher Part of Group Show Opening Tuesday 10/7 at Cooper Union

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Exhibitions Faculty News

Monument To Cold War Victory October 7–November 7, 2014 Opening: October 7, 7pm The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art 41 Cooper Square New York, NY 10003 www.cooper.edu…

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AMT alums and faculty at Brooklyn Museum of Art exhibition

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Alumni News Faculty News

The following  AMT alums and faculty are showing  in major exhibition opening this week at Brooklyn Museum of Art: TATLO  (“three” in Tagalog) is a collaborative trio who adopt everyday structured…

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Fine Art Students + Faculty + Shop Techs = Back to School Art Mixer 10/2

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Fine Arts Faculty Andrea Geyer on Panel at The Imaginary Seminar, Volt

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Faculty News

The Imaginary Seminar  at Volt House of Literature in Bergen, Norway Tuesday September 30, 2014 7:00pm Luis Guerra (Santiago de Chile/Barcelona) Brandon LaBelle (Bergen) Wednesday  October 1 2014 7:00pm Andrea Geyer…

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NRM GALLERY is hosting its first show of the year! 9/18

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Student News

WELCOME BACK / BFA CLASS of 2015 Opening on Thursday, the 18th of September 6-8pm Parsons Fine Arts and NRM Gallery Located on the Fourth Floor of 25 East 13th Street New York, NY 10003…

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Simone Douglas Exhibits at Sydney Gallery, Artereal

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Exhibitions Faculty News

Opening tonight, September 3, Simone Douglas, Director of Parsons’ MFA Fine Arts program, and Christopher Bucklow, leading British artist, will come together to meet in Australia, where they will explore their…

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ABOUT FINE ART MFA

The MFA course in Fine Arts offers an exciting, critically engaged, cross-disciplinary program for emerging artists. The 2-year, 60-credit curriculum is based on a combination of studio, theory and professional practices classes committed to expanding the formal, intellectual, and conceptual work of students working within and across a wide variety of media such as performance, sculpture, painting, drawing, photography, installation and video. The program encourages students to create, present, and interpret their work with the intellectual rigor and refined skill required to become professional artists. The international MFA Fine Arts faculty are celebrated members of the New York art community who exhibit and publish world-wide. The MFA Fine Arts student community is a proudly diverse group who hail from numerous backgrounds and cultures.

To learn more about the program, please visit finearts.parsons.edu or contact the Director of the MFA Program, Simone Douglas, please send an email to: douglasS@newschool.edu

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