Current MFA Students

J. Avery Theodore Daisey

J. Avery Theodore Daisey was born and raised in the Deep South, where they were inherently projected into spaces steeped in sexist, racist, and classist models. This biographical occurrence drives the meat of their work, existing as an...

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McKeever Donovan

McKeever Donovan was born in 1987 in Saint Paul, Minnesota. He received his BFA from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2011 and has attended residencies at Yale University’s Norfolk School of Art and OxBow School of Art....

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Evan Galbicka

Evan Galbicka works to bring operations of inner experience into dialogue with physical forces of movement, transformation, growth and decay. His sculptures and installations often use images to call specific subjects into conversation...

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Ian Gerson

Ian Gerson makes site-specific immersive installations comprised of built structures, large scale paintings, lighting effects, and handmade and collected objects. Their work is inspired by the night as a realm for enhanced possibilities,...

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Ellie Hunter

Ellie Hunter was born in 1989 in the Santa Cruz Mountains, outside of San Francisco, CA. She received her BA in Studio Art and Latin American Studies from Dartmouth College, and has participated in residencies at OxBow in 2014 and at...

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Anthony Iacono

Anthony Iacono was born in 1987 in New York. He graduated from the School of Visual Arts in New York in 2010 and attended the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture in 2013. His practice employs collage, painting, sculpture,...

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Kathryn Lien

Kathryn Lien’s work combines sculptural objects and built architecture with the performance of drawing, attempting to root a space in physical passage of time. Using labor-intensive methods of hand-making, Lien’s...

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Jordan Loeppky-Kolesnik

Jordan Loeppky-Kolesnik’s installations are inspired by cinema and set design, creating narrative spaces that explore subjective emotional states and employ altered architecture. His works offer visceral sensory experiences that...

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Hallie McNeill

Hallie McNeill is interested in exploring how desire and aspiration shape our relationships with language and material culture. Her work ranges from writing to sculpture to installation. She received her BA from Bennington College.

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Leyla Mozayen

Leyla Mozayen is an artist sometimes known by her chosen Caliph name, Lala Dimashq, though her jurisdiction in that capacity is not widely recognized. Her process engages autoethnography, failure, and material constructions of power,...

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John Orth

John Orth utilizes installation, video, music, and photography in his artistic practice. His work explores self-invented ritual, the idea that inanimate objects absorb and reflect our personal lives, and hobo logic. John received a...

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