Fosdick-Nelson Exhibitions

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Tokimeki Blue

  • 09.10.2021 September 10 - October 14, 2021
  • Year: 2021-2022

An immersive video installation that integrates dance and film, TOKIMEKI BLUE is a collaboration between choreographer Cameron McKinney and filmmaker Cayla Mae Simpson. Inspired by the Japanese ono...

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Liminal

  • 04.04.2008 April 4 - April 7, 2008
  • Year: 2007-2008

D. Chase Angier, assistant professor of dance, in collaboration with Marketa Fantova, assistant professor of theater design; and John Laprade, a musician who divides his time between Alfred and New...

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Tradition Collision

  • 04.09.2007 April 9, 2007
  • Year: 2006-2007

Sixty years of life drawing by Mario Prisco, artist and former Dean of the School of Art and Design, will be on display in conjunction with a circulating exhibit of student drawings resulting from ...

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MFA Thesis Exhibits (2020-21)

  • 04.10.2021 April 10 - May 15, 2021
  • Year: 2020-2021

Candidates for MFA degrees in Ceramic Art, Electronic Integrated Arts, Painting, and Sculpture/Dimensional Studies are featured in a series of culminating thesis exhibitions.

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Speech Act

  • 02.19.2021 February 19 - March 22, 2021
  • Year: 2020-2021

Through a prism of the one who stands behind an action, working with and within language, we are exposed to a critical stance. Social structures manifest in the linguistic eco. The show will featur...

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In Through the Out Door: MFA Alumni 2020 (2020-21)

  • 10.30.2020 October 30 - November 20, 2020
  • Year: 2020-2021

This exhibition features artwork by MFA alumni from the class of 2020. Work by sixteen artists will be on display in the Fosdick-Nelson and Turner Galleries.

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Point Zero, Woody Vasulka

  • 09.11.2020 September 11 - October 12, 2020
  • Year: 2020-2021

This exhibition celebrates the art and life of pioneering media artist Woody Vasulka (1937-2019). Highlighting Woody’s research and discoveries in electronic moving-image, Point Zero will feature o...

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MFA Thesis Exhibitions (2019-20)

  • 04.11.2020 April 11 - May 16, 2020
  • Year: 2019-2020

Candidates for MFA degrees in Ceramic Art, Electronic Integrated Arts, Painting, and Sculpture/Dimensional Studies are featured in a series of culminating thesis exhibitions.

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Material Structures

  • 03.04.2020 March 4 - March 27, 2020
  • Year: 2019-2020

Four artists from the Division of Ceramic Art, each using distinct approaches to process, technology, and material, come together to construct objects and installations that complicate perception o...

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Painting As Is

  • 01.31.2020 January 31 - February 24, 2020
  • Year: 2019-2020

This show brings together a group of artists with a keen interest in the blunt facts of painting. Facts that when deployed can demonstrate a wide range of pictorial languages that stretch across an...

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Measured Space

  • 11.01.2019 November 1 - December 6, 2019
  • Year: 2019-2020

Measured Space directly and indirectly draws on the historical and geological trajectories of the area of Alfred, New York, as both source and site. Through diverse materials and sculptural process...

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Layer Mask

  • 09.13.2019 September 13 - October 18, 2019
  • Year: 2019-2020

Layer on layer on layer. Covering up, peeling back, adding to subtract. This show brings together new work from U.S.-based artists and includes painting, photography, sculpture.

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MFA Thesis Exhibitions (2018-19)

  • 04.06.2019 April 6 - May 3, 2019
  • Year: 2018-2019

Candidates for MFA degrees in Ceramic Art, Electronic Integrated Arts, Painting, and Sculpture/Dimensional Studies are featured in a series of culminating thesis exhibitions.

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In Good Company

  • 03.06.2019 March 6 - March 28, 2019
  • Year: 2018-2019

This exhibition celebrates the diversity of artistic voices across the School of Art and Design; both faculty and students who contribute to the vibrant culture of the first-year program.

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Hidden in Plain Sight

  • 02.01.2018 February 1 - February 22, 2018
  • Year: 2018-2019

Fascination with the natural world triggers the imagination. Materials and processes foster a transformation. These artists create allusions to timelessness and the infinite.

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Artists As Innovators

  • 11.02.2018 November 2 - December 4, 2018
  • Year: 2018-2019

Celebrating Three Decades of NYSCA/NYFA Fellowships

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Artists As Innovators

  • 09.14.2018 September 14 - October 19, 2018
  • Year: 2018-2019

Celebrating Three Decades of NYSCA/NYFA Fellowships

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MFA Thesis Exhibitions (2017-18)

  • 04.07.2018 April 7 - May 12, 2018
  • Year: 2017-2018

Candidates for MFA degrees in Ceramic Art, Sculpture, Glass and Electronic Integrated Arts are featured in a series of culminating exhibitions.

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Queering Space at Alfred University

  • 02.02.2018 February 2 - March 31, 2018
  • Year: 2017-2018

This exhibition asks: what is a queer perspective and how does queerness meet form. Originating at Yale University Queering Space and the curatorial team migrate to Alfred to expand the dialogue.

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Errant Landscapes

  • 11.03.2017 November 3 - December 4, 2017
  • Year: 2017-2018

Four artists work in diverse ways with the visual lexicon around the genre of landscape. Using materials ranging from ceramics, print, painting, video, and textiles the artworks in this exhibition ...

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Alfred/Düsseldorf MFA in Painting (2017-18)

  • 09.15.2017 September 15 - October 19, 2017
  • Year: 2017-2018

The School of Art and Design celebrates the launch of the new MFA Painting program with an exhibition featuring work by painting faculty: Jutta Haeckel, Heidi Hahn, Stephanie McMahon, Kevin Wixted ...

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MFA Thesis Exhibitions (2016-17)

  • 04.08.2017 April 8 - May 5, 2017
  • Year: 2016-2017

Candidates for MFA degrees in Ceramic Art, Sculpture, Glass and Electronic Integrated Arts are featured in a series of culminating exhibitions

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Nuclear Lawn Bowling : Sun at Midnight

  • 03.01.2017 March 1 - April 1, 2017
  • Year: 2016-2017

An exhibition highlighting artwork by faculty from the Division of Dimensional Studies, including Sarah Blood, Diane Cox, Karen Donnellan, Brett Hunter, Coral Lambert, Angus Powers and guest collab...

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Reel Real

  • 01.27.2017 January 27 - February 22, 2017
  • Year: 2016-2017

Five contemporary artists use trompe l'oeil drawing, painting, and sculpture as a seduction to reel the viewer into questioning perceptions of reality.

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Fugitive

  • 10.18.2016 October 18 - December 1, 2016
  • Year: 2018-2019

This improbable, monumental installation of soft billowing forms, cast on-site in thin plaster skins, addresses fragility, containment, architecture and the body.

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Lit

  • 09.09.2016 September 9 - October 11, 2016
  • Year: 2016-2017

A collection of works that playfully skirt between the functional and sculptural, by individuals and collaborative teams who identify as both artists and designers.

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MFA Thesis Exhibitions (2015-16)

  • 04.09.2016 April 9 - May 6, 2016
  • Year: 2015-2016

Candidates for MFA degrees in Ceramic Art, Sculpture, Glass and Electronic Integrated Arts are featured in a series of culminating exhibitions.

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Welcome

  • 03.02.2016 March 2 - April 1, 2016
  • Year: 2015-2016

An exhibition of work by new faculty and technical specialists to the Division of Ceramic Art.

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Matter + Material

  • 01.29.2016 January 29 - February 22, 2016
  • Year: 2015-2016

Culled from the exhibition Transformational Image-making: Handmade Photography Since 1960, curated by Robert Hirch, this selection focuses on works specifically dealing with the material process of...

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Soft Core

  • 10.23.2015 October 23 - December 1, 2015
  • Year: 2015-2016

Bridging traditional textile processes with contemporary imagery and ideas, Soft Core features the work of three artists who embrace fiber techniques - knitting, weaving and embroidery - to develop...

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Typology/Morphology

  • 09.04.2015 September 4 - October 9, 2015
  • Year: 2015-2016

This exhibition highlights artwork produced at the IEA in Alfred, NY, established in 1997 to support projects by artists working in digital media. Resident artists include: Cory Arcangel, Brandon B...

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MFA Thesis Exhibitions (2014-15)

  • 04.11.2015 April 11 - May 8, 2015
  • Year: 2014-2015

Candidates for MFA degrees in Ceramic Art, Sculpture, Glass and Electronic Integrated Arts are featured in a series of culminating exhibitions.

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Variantology

  • 03.04.2015 March 4 - April 3, 2015
  • Year: 2014-2015

Featuring work by faculty and staff from the Division of Expanded Media: Peer Bode, Xiaowen Chen, William Contino, Andrew Deutsch, Gerar Edizel, Mark Klingensmith, Barbara Lattanzi, Judy Livingston...

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As The Air Moves Back From You

  • 01.28.2015 January 28 - February 22, 2015
  • Year: 2014-2015

The Fosdick-Nelson Gallery is proud to present a performance installation created by D. Chase Angier of Angier Performance Works, in collaboration with Luftwerk, The Tiffany Mills Company, Kristi S...

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Ark 3

  • 10.31.2014 October 31 - December 1, 2014
  • Year: 2014-2015

Working collaboratively with improvisational cosplay, the artists create speculative video installations that re-imagine educational practice and explore post-human fictions.

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Ecstatically Quiet

  • 09.05.2014 September 5 - October 11, 2014
  • Year: 2014-2015

Cloaked in the guise of color and pattern, three installation artists reveal subtle signs of discontent.

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MFA Thesis Exhibitions (2013-14)

  • 04.12.2014 April 12 - May 9, 2014
  • Year: 2013-2014

Candidates for MFA degrees in Ceramic Art, Sculpture, Glass and Electronic Arts are featured in a series of culmination exhibitions.

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Signs of Life

  • 03.05.2014 March 5 - April 4, 2014
  • Year: 2013-2014

Featuring work by Freshman Foundation faculty Ted Morgan and Angie To. Morgan will exhibit a series of photographs and To will display paintings. The exhibition marks Ted Morgan's 35th year of teac...

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New Mythologies

  • 01.31.2014 January 31 - February 23, 2014
  • Year: 2013-2014

Five artists re-imagine the Nordic landscape, using photography to create alternate realities that dazzle and quietly threaten. Each artist adopts an experimental, manipulated approach to the mediu...

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The Religion

  • 11.01.2013 November 1 - December 2, 2013
  • Year: 2013-2014

McKean's sculptural installations explore objects, materiality and time set within densely elliptical, narrative spaces.

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Open Press

  • 09.06.2013 September 6 - October 11, 2013
  • Year: 2013-2014

This exhibition features contemporary Chinese artists actively working in the field of printmaking.

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MFA Thesis Exhibitions (2012-13)

  • 04.13.2013 April 13 - May 11, 2013
  • Year: 2012-2013

Candidates for MFA degrees in Ceramic Art, Sculpture, Glass and Electronic Arts are featured in a series of culmination exhibitions.

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Exploding Boundaries

  • 03.06.2013 March 6 - April 5, 2013
  • Year: 2012-2013

Drawing has experienced a renewal of critical attention as the lines of demarcation between drawing, painting, digital images and sculpture continue to blur, merge and influence one another. This e...

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Gage|Gaze

  • 01.25.2013 January 25 - February 23, 2013
  • Year: 2012-2013

Featuring the work of two glass installation artists, this exhibition explores measuring devices and optical observations of inner and outer landscapes.

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Boundary Hunters

  • 10.26.2012 October 26 - December 1, 2012
  • Year: 2012-2013

Showcasing seven contemporary painters Donnie Copeland, Matthew Farina, Amy Feldman, Julian Jackson, Karen Schifano, Laurel Sucsy and Rachael Wren who combine the fundamental elements of color, mar...

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Reading Through Beuys

  • 09.07.2012 September 7 - October 12, 2012
  • Year: 2012-2013

Presenting a collection of books, posters, videos, postcards, interviews and mass-media images by or about Joseph Beuys. Also included are contemporary works produced in response to Beuys works by ...

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MFA Thesis Exhibitions (2011-12)

  • 04.07.2012 April 7 - May 4, 2012
  • Year: 2011-2012

Candidates for MFA degrees in Ceramic Art, Sculpture, Glass and Electronic Arts are featured in a series of culmination exhibitions.

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Faculty Work

  • 02.29.2012 February 29 - March 31, 2012
  • Year: 2011-2012

Three faculty from the School of Art and Design representing print-making, sculpture and graphic design showcase their work.

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Good Artists Steal

  • 01.27.2012 January 27 - February 22, 2012
  • Year: 2011-2012

This exhibit of painting, collage and video explores issues surrounding appropriated images in art. The artists directly lift subject matter from popular culture and media to create work that quest...

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TableSpace

  • 10.14.2011 October 14 - December 1, 2011
  • Year: 2011-2012

Presenting a cross section of current ceramic work this show will address the subject of function and implicating the site/space of the table. Fourteen artists collectively represent practices in C...

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The Art Of Intaglio

  • 09.09.2011 September 9 - October 7, 2011
  • Year: 2011-2012

Highlighting the intaglio process this exhibition of prints from the Wingate Studio includes a wide range of artists from Walton Ford and Sol Lewitt to Joel Werring and Jiha Moon.

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MFA Thesis Exhibitions (2010-11)

  • 04.09.2011 April 9 - May 6, 2011
  • Year: 2010-2011

Candidates for MFA degrees in Ceramic Art, Sculpture, Glass and Electronic Integrated Arts and featured in a series of culminating exhibitions.

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The Free Electron

  • 03.02.2011 March 2 - April 1, 2011
  • Year: 2010-2011

In the 1970's Steina and Woody Vasulka laid the groundwork for the "free electron" in media art. The work in this exhibition examines the structure of video, its relationship to sound, image proces...

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Raw Goods

  • 01.28.2011 January 28 - February 23, 2011
  • Year: 2010-2011

Raw Goods displays artifacts of manufacturing in Western New York as examples of artful engineering, elegant solutions and material innovations and illuminates the historical relationships between ...

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Perceiving Place

  • 10.22.2010 October 22 - December 1, 2010
  • Year: 2010-2011

This show brings together four painters investigating fictitious and actual locations. The works reveal their interactions and experiences with specific environments, examine ephemeral occurrences,...

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Faculty Work

  • 09.03.2010 September 3 - October 13, 2010
  • Year: 2010-2011

This exhibition features recent artwork created by the Drawing, Painting and Photography faculty, revealing the broad range of studio practices and interests that comprise this division in the Scho...

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MFA Thesis Exhibitions (2009-10)

  • 04.10.2010 April 10 - May 15, 2010
  • Year: 2009-2010

Candidates for MFA degrees in Ceramic Art, Sculpture, Glass and Electronic Integrated Arts are featured in a series of culminating exhibitions.

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Don Metz

  • 03.03.2010 March 3 - April 1, 2010
  • Year: 2009-2010

Don Metz has composed a surround-sound composition using a modified piano and other objects found in his garage on Vernon Place in Buffalo. Final editing completed at the Institute of Electronic Ar...

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Spectra

  • 01.29.2009 January 29 - February 24, 2009
  • Year: 2009-2010

This exhibition showcases artwork conveying the breadth, diversity and expertise of the faculty in the School of Art and Design.

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Ferrous Bloom

  • 10.30.2009 October 30 - December 2, 2009
  • Year: 2009-2010

The artists represented in 'Ferrous Bloom' examine the unique and fascinating nature of iron as a sculptural vehicle, drawing on its innate physical properties and rich historical associations.

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Circular Logic

  • 09.04.2009 September 4 - October 18, 2009
  • Year: 2009-2010

Lyn Carter's sculpture of stretched fabric and Ani Hoover's process paintings explore the geometry of the circle, transforming the simple shape into complex abstractions. Carter references the dome...

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MFA Thesis Exhibitions (2008-09)

  • 04.11.2009 April 11 - May 16, 2009
  • Year: 2008-2009

Candidates for MFA degrees in Ceramic, Sculpture, Glass and Electronic Integrated Arts are featured in a series of culminating exhibitions.

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XXXX: New Faculty New Work

  • 03.04.2009 March 4 - April 1, 2009
  • Year: 2008-2009

Featuring work in painting, video, sculpture.

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Depth of Field

  • 01.30.2009 January 30 - February 5, 2009
  • Year: 2008-2009

In the works of Terri Weifenbach and Christine Gray the languages of photography and painting commingle in inventive and paradoxical relationships.

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In The Loop

  • 11.07.2008 November 7 - December 3, 2008
  • Year: 2008-2009

A group exhibition featuring several video artists: all inspired by iconic 1970's performance art work, contemporized by a shared satirical wink at western pop culture. Glancing back with both feet...

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Nick Cave - Alter Skins

  • 09.12.2008 September 12 - October 26, 2008
  • Year: 2008-2009

Visual and performance artist Nick Cave constructs intricately bejeweled costumes from a range of materials including sequins, beads, twigs and bottle caps. A selection of his "Sound Suits" - so n...

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Some People

  • 02.27.2007 February 27 - March 26, 2007
  • Year: 2007-2008

Harrell Fletcher along with Dallas Kavanagh, Elizabeth Emery, Terese Longva, Steve Randall, Tom Shim, Shannon Yoder, Matthew Corson-Finnerty, Rebecca Gray, Kaye Waltman, Alicia Eggert, Ben Martel, ...

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Undertow

  • 01.25.2008 January 25 - February 20, 2008
  • Year: 2007-2008

Undertow presents four emerging artists from Brooklyn and Chicago in an exhibition of conceptual sculpture and installation excavating human history, discovery, and personal memory.

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Earth Cloud

  • 10.18.2007 October 18, 2007
  • Year: 2007-2008

Earth, sky, time, light, space: Wayne Higby's work is a meditation on the relationship between mind and matter. It is not about landscape. EarthCloud is the largest hand cut porcelain, architectura...

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Drawing From Life

  • 02.28.2007 February 28 - March 28, 2007
  • Year: 2006-2007

Sixty years of life drawing by Mario Prisco, artist and former Dean of the School of Art and Design, will be on display in conjunction with a circulating exhibit of student drawings resulting from ...

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Breaking The Mold

  • 01.26.2007 January 26 - February 20, 2007
  • Year: 2006-2007

Sculpture exhibition featuring works by alumni who studied with Glenn Zweygardt. The exhibition marks Zweygardt’s 38 years of teaching at the School of Art and Design and celebrates the opening of ...

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Ornament Now

  • 10.20.2006 October 20 - December 1, 2006
  • Year: 2006-2007

An exhibition of Painting and Ceramics

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Border Portraits

  • 09.02.2005 September 2 - October 7, 2005
  • Year: 2005-2006

Photographs from Burma and Cyprus

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MFA Thesis Exhibitions (2021-22)

  • 04.09.2022 April 9 - May 14, 2022
  • Year: 2021-2022

Candidates for MFA degrees in Ceramic Art, Electronic Integrated Arts, Painting and Sculpture/Dimensional Studies are featured in a series of culminating exhibitions in the Fosdick-Nelson, Robert C...

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Signals of Agency

  • 02.18.2022 February 18 - March 24, 2022
  • Year: 2021-2022

This exhibition showcases experimental media artworks that explore the materiality of digital bodies, spaces, technologies, and the entangled meaning within. Electronic media has embedded intellige...

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Remote Connections

  • 10.29.2021 October 29 - December 1, 2021
  • Year: 2021-2022

In this international exhibition, faculty from the Division of Expanded Media will show with faculty from the Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing, China. Over the past two decades these artists a...

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