Alfred MFA's have the opportunity to exhibit their work in New York City in a large, summer show at a Chelsea gallery: July 21 - August 13.
FIRST STREET GALLERY is accepting applications until May 31, 2016 for our annual MFA NATIONAL COMPETITION.
Students from across the U.S. meet their peers in a lively artistic exchange while gaining exposure to the art community and NYC museums and galleries. FIRST STREET GALLERY is a professional, artist-run gallery located in New York City’s premier art district, Chelsea. For more than 44 years, our mission has been to exhibit and promote the work of emerging and mid-career artists.
ABOUT THE JUROR LANCE ESPLUND - Art critic, The Wall Street Journal. Formerly: US art critic for Bloomberg News, chief art critic for The New York Sun and Modern Painters editorial board and New York correspondent. His essays have appeared in Art in America, Art & Antiques, Harper’s, The New Criterion, The New Republic, Disegno, The New York Observer, The Threepenny Review, The Weekly Standard and The Yale Review. Esplanade has taught at numerous universities: NYU, Parsons, The New School, KCAI, Queens College, Rider University, and The New York Studio School MFA program.