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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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Picture Berlin: Talk with Founding Director April Gertler, 10/17


PICTURE BERLIN Talk with Founding Director April Gertler October 17, 11AM-12PM Wollman Hall 65 W 11th St, 5th floor, New York, NY 10011 PICTURE BERLIN’s multi-faceted hybrid artist residency / art…

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Grad Student Travel Fund Application – DUE 10/21

Current Students

The Graduate Student Travel Fund Round 2 application is now open. Parsons encourages the creative or professional development of graduate students. The Graduate Student Travel Fund was created to cushion the economic burden of travel…

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Parsons MFA FA students Cali Kurlan and Luma Jasim named Bluewolf Scholarship Recipients

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Cali Kurlan, Bluewolf scholarship recipient Luma Jasim, Bluewolf scholarship recipient With heartfelt thanks to our friends at Bluewolf for providing this opportunity to our students, it is Parsons Fine Arts great…

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Hybrid Projects: Text/Image a collaborative MFA Workshop with TNS Creative Writing Program


For AMT MFA students only Saturday, Sept 24th 11am-1:30pm What is the relationship between text and image? How can writers and image-makers deepen their practice(s) by exchange, collaboration and exploration?  This…

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MFA student Cali Kurlan participating in Berlin group show

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Parsons Student News

PICTURE BERLIN Summer 2016 Inaugural Show Opening 02 Jul 19:30 02 Jul 2016- 03 Jul @ Tête Schönhauser Allee 161a, 10435 Berlin
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Solo exhibition by MFA alumna Julie Lænkholm

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Husavik Museum proudly presents a solo exhibition by Julie Lænkholm Opening the 13th of august 2016 (08.13.16 – 10.13.16) Julie Lænkholm’s great great grandparents stem from Husavik, Iceland. Her grand parents…

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Parsons MFA Fine Arts Director, Simone Douglas, shows in Aotearoa, New Zealand.

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Faculty News

Emanations. The Art of the Cameraless Photograph. Curated by Geoffery Batchen 29 April – 14 August 2016 Govett-Brewster Simone Douglas’ work exhibited in Emanations: The Art of the Cameraless Photograph– the first comprehensive survey…

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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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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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MFA Fine Arts Student Umber Majeed Shows at Queens Museum

Parsons Student News

“welcome to what we took from is the state” On View March 12 – April 2, 2016 Opening Reception, Saturday March 12, 4-6pm Closing Reception, Saturday April 2, 2-4pm The South Asian Women’s Creative Collective (SAWCC)…

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Whatever, Let’s Do It. Salon.

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Hosted by some students from the MFA Fine Art department. This will be our first salon of the year– an experimental space, free of judgement to present work of any discipline…

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Summer program opportunity: Open Style Lab


The Open Style Lab summer program’s applications are open for 2016, accepting applications from AMT graduate students or recent graduate alumni.
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Collage Soft Circuits Workshop

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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

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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Adele photographed for TIME by MFA Photo alumnus Erik Madigan Heck (’09)

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    ADELE PHOTOGRAPHED BY ERIK MADIGAN HECK FOR TIME MAGAZINE Released in print on Monday, December 21st internationally and online at
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Parsons Fine Arts Alumni Screening at Mix NYC Queer Experimental Film Fest

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Alumni News

Parsons MFA Alumni Buzz Slutzky and Mylo Mendez  will be screening videos at this years MIX NYC Queer Experimental Film Festival .  MIX NYC is the longest running queer film festival in New…

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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 or contact the Director of the MFA Program, Simone Douglas, please send an email to:

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