Opening: Tuesday May 16th 6-9pm
Exhibition dates: May 16-21th, 2023

Parsons Fine Arts
25 East 13th Street, 4th & 5th Floors
New York, NY 10003

Parsons is pleased to announce the 2023 BFA Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition opening Tuesday, May 16th, 6-9 pm. Graduating students will exhibit their thesis projects in painting, sculpture, video, installation, and other media, showcasing the depth and breadth of their approaches to artmaking.

Artists: Alessandra Del Gatto, Alessandra Rake, Andy Wei, Anna Scola, Anukriti Agrawal, Camille Morillo Aquino, Caroline Galderisi, Caroline Kindelt, Cece Choe, Chantal Shen, Chelsey Davillier, Chloe Yoon, Dixie Law, Ella Rose Ledyard, Ellie Anhalt, Emma Kanne, Em[m]anuel Auerbach-Baidani, Gabrielle Tiongco, Geeweon Min, Gordon Ng, Grayson Colbert, Hank Olyphant, Hayley Antonelli, Ieva Lygnugaryte, Ingrid Lu, Jane Buffo, Jane Ha, Jude Welch, Julissa Norman, Kaye Weber, Kyle Penner, Koh Maeda, Lia Sachs, Lily Wyle, Margaux Halloran, Megan Lewis, Melanie Wu, Miao Yu, Opal Wortmann, Patricia Geyerhahn, Paula Wang, Priscilla Villacres, Rosabel Ferber, Sanaa Debose, Shaoyu Zhang, Sienna Eve Bent, Tarshaa Krishnaraj, Tiyana Mitchell, Trinity Fima, Vic Walsh, Viva Vilar, Yiying Wang

BFA Fine Arts Thesis Papers

Alongside studio projects, students develop their research and writing, which culminates in a Thesis Paper. These papers reflect each artist’s practice, highlighting their specific set of interests and concerns. A compilation of papers can be downloaded from the link above.

About BFA Fine Arts
Parsons Fine Arts BFA students are exposed to a wide range of innovative studio practices through our interdisciplinary program and our renowned Visiting Artist Lecture Series. Students not only learn traditional techniques but are supported in working innovatively and pushing the boundaries of what contemporary art can be. Parsons Fine Arts provides a potent learning community through its commitment to diversity among faculty and students. Housed within both Parsons School of Design and The New School University, the Fine Arts program is uniquely positioned within a progressive educational environment. Research and scholarship are a fundamental part of our curriculum and are reflected in our students’ ability to critically consider their practice within a global context.

To learn more about the program, please contact the Co-Directors of the Program, Selena Kimball and Rit Premnath.

About Parsons School of Design
Founded in 1896, Parsons has served as a pioneer in the field of Art and Design for more than a century. Based in New York and internationally active, the school offers undergraduate and graduate programs in the full spectrum of design disciplines. Critical thinking, research and collaboration are at the heart of a Parsons education. An integral part of The New School, Parsons builds on the university’s legacy of progressive ideals, scholarship and pedagogy. Parsons graduates are leaders in their respective fields, with a shared commitment to creatively and critically addressing the complexities of life in the 21st century. In recent years, QS World University Rankings, a London-based higher education organization, named Parsons the number one College for Art and Design in the United States, and number two internationally.