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On View at the Sheila C. Johnson Center August 22 – September 10

Opening Reception August 24, 6:00 – 8:00 PM

NEW YORK — Parsons The New School for Design will present Graduate Works in Photography, its annual exhibition of MFA Photography thesis work in the Arnold and Sheila Aronson Galleries of the Sheila C. Johnson Center from August 22 through September 10, 2011.

The exhibition features thesis work by recent graduates Jun Ahn, Ho Chang, Yan Deng, Aubrey Hays, Khaula Jamil, Anna Ogier-Bloomer, Egemen Pekoz, Sam Deshuk Rivers, Niv Rozenberg, Elisa Schwalm, Lisa Smith, and Rachael Stollar.

A catalogue of works accompanies this year’s exhibition. In reflecting on the evolution and context of their practices during the MFA program, this years’ class has included in the catalogue a series of articles and questions/answers with artists, critics and curators who have been influential in forming their vision. Contributors included Michelle Dunn Marsh, Elinor Carucci, Alex Soth, Cyril Christo, Moyra Davey, Sarah Hasted, Matthew Higgs, Liz Deschenes, Todd Hido, Raul Gutierrez and more. To Download a PDF of the exhibition click at


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Gallery Information:

Sheila C. Johnson Design Center
Parsons The New School for Design, 66 Fifth Avenue at 13th Street, New York
Gallery hours: M-F, 10 AM-8 PM; S-S, Noon-6 PM, closed all major holidays and holiday eves.
Admission: Free
Info: Please contact 212.229.8919 or visit

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