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Leslie Rollins ’20 M.F.A. has work included in South Bend Museum of Art exhibition

Artwork by Alfred University alumnus and School of Art and Design faculty member Leslie Rollins ’20 M.F.A. has been acquired by the South Bend (Indiana) Museum of Art (SBMA) for its permanent collection.


Rollins is an instructor in the Foundations program and the New Media and Electronic Arts technician for the Division of Expanded Media in the Alfred University School of Art and Design. They earned an M.F.A. degree (electronic integrated arts) from Alfred University in 2020.

Leslie Rollins '20 M.F.A.

Rollins’ piece, “Wanderer” is a five-minute, 34-second single channel video with stereo sound which became a permanent part of SBMA’s “Pathfinders" exhibition.

SBMA’s head Curator Brandi Bowman says that “as a new media artist, Leslie Rollins’ work is aptly suited to SBMA’s mission statement and acquisition policies, and this work of art will greatly enhance our small but growing collection of new media work.”