2022 MFA Thesis Exhibition


The 2022 MFA Thesis Exhibition features 27 outstanding emerging artists and designers. Representing seven departments, these students’ ambitious and challenging research pushes beyond traditional disciplines to shape what is new and next in visual and material culture.

The MFA Thesis Exhibition is held at the Anderson (907 ½ W Franklin St, Richmond) and takes place in two rounds:

Round 1: April 8—April 22, Opening Reception: April 8, 5-8pm

Round 2: April 29—May 14, Opening Reception: April 29, 5-8pm

Public gallery hours are Tues–Fri, 12–6pm & Sat, 12–5pm.

**Thesis research projects by the 2022 Interior Design, Interior Environments MFA class are being presented online and can be viewed at: rampages.us/ides/

April 8 – April 22

Lukaza Branfman-Verissimo (Painting + Printmaking)**
Juan-Manuel Pinzon (Craft/Material Studies)
KUBO (Kinetic Imaging)
Sarah “Spee” Parker (Craft/Material Studies)
William Glaser Wilson (Photography + Film)
HH Hiaasen (Graphic Design)
juliana bustillo (Painting + Printmaking)*
Gabrielle McHugh (Craft/Material Studies)
Chad Mundie (Kinetic Imaging)

*Please join us for a live performance by juliana bustillo on 4/8, from 7:30-8pm

**Please join us for special events related to Lukaza Branfman-Verissimo‘s thesis work, Rituals Here;

Friday, April 15: Lee Rae Walsh, our ingredients, virtual workshop, 12:30-1:30pm, Register Here

Thursday, April 21: Lukaza Branfman-Verissmo and Marta Rodriguez Maleck, a conversation about shared language, in-person & virtual event, 8-9pm, Register Here

Friday, April 22: Gabrielle McHugh, netting in the round, in-person workshop at The Anderson, 12:30-1:30pm 

Culminating dance party, DJ Patricia Leal, in-person & virtual, 7:00- 8:00pm, Register Here

April 29 — May 14

Mark Tan (Craft/Material Studies)
Caroline Minchew (Photography + Film)
Saar Shemesh (Sculpture + Extended Media)
muthi reed (Kinetic Imaging)
M. Albertson (Photography + Film)
Eleanor Mahin Thorp (Painting + Printmaking)
Sarah Reagan (Craft/Material Studies)
Manal Shoukair (Sculpture + Extended Media)
Dellil Mohammed (Graphic Design)
Ekaterina Muromtseva (Painting + Printmaking)
Dylan Ahern (Sculpture + Extended Media)

Interior Design – Interior Environments MFA (online only)

Stephanie Lynne Wilburn

LT Moon

Kristy McDaniel Leitzel

Emily Jane Adams

Emily Delores Kalafian

Hallie Walker Gillespie

Nishtha Chawla

Patricia DiPasquale Lamb

Participating Departments

Craft / Material Studies
Graphic Design
Interior Design
Kinetic Imaging
Painting + Printmaking
Photography + Film
Sculpture + Extended Media

Poster design by Hui-yu Yang