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MFA students' work accepted for COHORTS exhibition at University of Montana

Artwork by Paige O'Toole, Shushank Shrestha, and Sean Kunz
Artwork by Paige O'Toole, Shushank Shrestha, and Sean Kunz

The work of three graduate students in Alfred University’s School of Art and Design has been accepted for the exhibition “COHORTS: alone – together,” hosted by the University of Montana’s MFA Art program.


The work of three graduate students in Alfred University’s School of Art and Design has been accepted for the exhibition “COHORTS: alone – together,” hosted by the University of Montana’s MFA Art program.

The exhibition will include:

Shushank Shrestha’s ‘Where The Wild Things Are’

Two works by Paige O’Toole: ‘22Frame-Composition-XIX22’ and ‘2Frame-Composition-XVIII22’

Sean Kunz’s ‘Box Set’

According to the University of Montana, acceptance of the three students’ work is the highest acceptance rate of applicants from a single school in the seven-year history of the exhibition. The University’s MFA program received applications from 690 individuals from 102 different colleges and university from eight counties.

“This exhibition is a true peer-to-peer evaluation of MFA artwork being made today,” the University of Montana said. “It represents work from a vast array of content, material and approaches of graduate students across North American, South America, the Middle East and the UK. 

Exhibition artwork may be viewed at http://mfaexhibitiononlin...