This Friday from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. is the opening of the very last Ceramic Art graduate thesis exhibition this year! Soojin Choi’s Pink Winter from a Distance will be up until the 14th of May at the Fosdick Nelson Gallery. Get ready to see Soojin’s installations combining various media such as woodworking, painting, textile printing, and large scale ceramics. The exhibition will also be open during Alfred Art Walk this Saturday along with the BFA senior shows.
Pink Winter from a Distance MFA Thesis Exhibition by Soojin Choi Opening Reception: Friday, May 4, 6-9 p.m. On View until the 14th of May. Location: Fosdick-Nelson Gallery School of Art and Design New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University
Please join us for the opening of the annual BFA Thesis Exhibitions, which showcase work by candidates for the Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the School of Art and Design at the New York State College of Ceramics, Alfred University (AU). The exhibition will open at 4 p.m. – 7 p.m. on Saturday, May 5th.
Each graduating senior will open their exhibition in sites throughout campus: the McGee Pavilion, Harder Hall, Binns-Merrill Hall and the Cohen Studios (located at 55 N. Main St., Alfred). Maps showing the location of the exhibitions will be available in Harder Hall. The BFA Thesis Exhibitions, a requirement for graduation from the School of Art and Design, have become a major attraction for art lovers, who are drawn to Alfred for the opportunity to see and purchase work by some of the country’s most promising young artists. Work on display represents a diverse number of mediums and genres, including ceramics, painting, sculpture, photography, printmaking, video, sonic arts, interactive media, graphic design, and drawing.
For his thesis show this weekend, Ceramic Art Graduate Student Brian Westrick will present wheel-thrown vessels that explore the relationships between domestic spaces and the expanses of Ground. Brian will also be exhibiting with Marina Friedman from the Sculpture & Dimensional Studies Division. Join us for a gallery talk with Brian on Monday, April 30th at 11:30 a.m. and with Marina at 4:30 p.m.
Out of Body, Into Being MFA Thesis Exhibition by Brian Westrick and Marina Fridman Opening Reception: Saturday, April 28, 7-9pm Artist Talks: April 30, 11:30 a.m. Brian Westrick, 4:30 p.m. Marina Fridman Location: Fosdick-Nelson Gallery Cost: Free Sponsored by: Sculpture & Dimensional Studies/Ceramic Art
The first photo on this series is a portrait of Liisa Nelson from a couple of weeks ago. At the time, she was starting to work out one of her larger pieces for her thesis show. Liisa’s exhibition, entitled Regular Unnamables, will be full of her characteristically busy textures, rich surfaces and intricate forms. Join us at the Robert C. Turner Gallery on Saturday from 7:00 -9:00 p.m for the opening, and Monday the 23rd at 11:30 a.m. for a gallery talk. _ The Regular Unnamables MFA thesis Exhibition by Liisa Nelson Robert C. Turner Gallery School of Art and Design New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University Opening Reception, Saturday, April 21, 7:00 -9:00 p.m. On view April 21 - 24 Gallery Talk on Monday, April 23, 11:30 a.m
Ceramic Art graduate student Grant Landreth has been sowing together heavy fabric to construct sculptural works and the results are fantastic, we are looking forward seeing the finished pieces installed in a gallery setting this weekend. Grant’s thesis show, Modénature will open this Saturday, April 21, from 7-9 p.m. at the Fosdick-Nelson Gallery. His gallery talk will be on Tuesday, April 24th at 12:00 p.m. Liisa Nelson will also hold a reception for her thesis exhibition that night at the adjoining Robert C. Turner Gallery, more information coming up. _ Modénature MFA thesis Exhibition by Grant Landreth Opening Reception: April 21, 7-9pm Artist Talk: April 24, 12 noon Fosdick-Nelson Gallery School of Art and Design New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University Opening Reception, Saturday, April 21, 7:00 -9:00 p.m. On view April 21 - 24
Maura Wright is literally on her work this week. Her thesis show, Not Another Muse, will be this Saturday the 14th at the Fosdick-Nelson Gallery from 7-9 p.m. Also, join us there on Monday, April 16th at 11:30 for a Gallery talk. Maura’s thesis show will be next door to Wanying Liang’s.
Not Another Muse MFA thesis Exhibition by Maura Wright Fosdick-Nelson Gallery School of Art and Design New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University Opening Reception, Saturday, April 14, 7:00 -9:00 p.m. On view April 14 - 17
Thesis exhibitions continue this Saturday, here is Wanying Liang working in one of her ambitious, fantastical compositions. She will be one of two ceramic MFA candidates presenting this weekend.
I do not Know I am a Guest when I Dream MFA thesis Exhibition by Wanying Liang Robert C. Turner Gallery School of Art and Design New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University Opening Reception, Saturday, April 14, 7:00 -9:00 p.m. On view April 14 - 17.
Second year graduate student Cory Mahoney poses for a photo in his studio amidst some of his thesis work. Thesis shows begin this week and Cory will be one of the first MFA candidates to exhibit. The opening will be Saturday, April 7th, from 6-9 p.m. and there will be a gallery talk on Monday, April 9th, starting at 11:30 a.m.
Arrested Decay MFA Thesis Exhibition by Cory Mahoney Fosdick-Nelson Gallery School of Art and Design New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University Opening Reception Saturday, April 7th 6-9 p.m. Gallery Talk, Monday, April 9th 11:30 a.m.
Maxwell Mittman's MFA Thesis Exhibition, It’s Okay To Be Ugly Sometimes, will happen in tandem with Cory Mahony’s at the Fosdick-Nelson Gallery this Saturday. _ It’s Okay To Be Ugly Sometimes MFA Thesis Exhibition by Maxwell Mittman Fosdick-Nelson Gallery School of Art and Design New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University Opening Reception Saturday, April 7th 6-9 p.m. Gallery Talk, Sunday, April 8th 2:30 p.m.