2012 Student Exhibitions

Undergraduate Juried Design and Fine Arts Exhibitions

Opening Thursday, March 29
On view March 29 – April 15

Fine Arts Exhibition Juror: Tina Kukielski, Associate Curator, Carnegie Museum, Pittsburgh

Tina Kukielski is co-curator, with Daniel Baumann and Dan Byers, of the 2013 Carnegie International, an international survey of contemporary art. In 2012, she will curate a small survey of work by Cory Arcangel at the Carnegie Museum of Art. Before coming to the Carnegie, she was senior curatorial assistant at the Whitney Museum of American Art (WMAA) in New York, where she led the museum’s series on contemporary art. For this program, she organized Sara VanDerBeek: To Think of Time; Omer Fast: Nostalgia; Sadie Benning: Play Pause; Corin Hewitt: Seed Stage; and Beth Campbell: Following Room. She also curated a number of exhibitions of photography for the Whitney, including A Few Frames: Photography and the Contact Sheet; Resistance Is…; Taryn Simon: An American Index of the Hidden and Unfamiliar; and The New City: Sub/urbia in Recent Photography. Her publications include contributions to The Exhibitionist and Mousse journals, and texts for exhibition catalogues including William Eggleston: Democratic Camera, Photography and Video, 1958–2008 (WMAA) and Gordon Matta-Clark: You Are the Measure (WMAA).


MFA Thesis Exhibitions: Round I
Opening Friday, April 20, 5-7 pm
On view April 20 – 29

Students exhibiting in Round I: Craft/Material Studies Jacob Copetillo, Ginger Metzger, Jacob Vincent; Painting and Printmaking Mayme Donsker, Andrew Meerow, Ander Mikalson, Reid Ramirez, Matthew P. Shelton; Sculpture + Extended Media Jonathan Benjamin, Ryan Crowley; Interior Design Kalee Hartman, Melinda Harvey, Anna Kreyling, Li-Wen Lin, William Poole, Meredith J. Salley, Emily Smith, Jacqueline Tugman, Christina Lee Waters


MFA Thesis Exhibitions: Round II
Opening Friday, May 4, 5-7 pm
On view May 4 – 13

Students exhibiting in Round II: Craft/Material Studies Melissa Athey, April Dauscha, Jacquelyn Walther; Kinetic Imaging Laura Vitale; Painting and Printmaking Amanda Baldwin, Loie Hollowell, Nikolai Mahesh Noel, Vladislav Smolkin; Photography and Film Georgi Ivanov, Dana Ollestad;  Sculpture + Extended Media Jessica Kain, Melanie McLain, Jesse Potts, Alina Tenser