Current MFA Students

Francheska Alcantara

Francheska connects to the intersection between gesture, ritual, myth and re-interpretation of signifiers in Caribbean culture and the diaspora. By this she means, interrogating interactions performed within the realm of domestic life...

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Raul De Lara

Raul De Lara is a storyteller. Born and raised in Mexico, at the age of 13, his family immigrated to the USA where he still resides as a “Dreamer”. Post his BMX athlete life, He now holds a High Honors BFA from The University of...

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Aaron Estrada

Aaron D. Estrada explores the engineering of identity and socioeconomics in alter-like installations, sculptures and performances. Aaron’s works investigates cultural signifiers such as territory symbols, tags, altars, murals, and...

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Colin Klockner

Colin Klockner’s work reflects a practice of abstract research, currently responding to dynamics of domination/submission, historical notions of the virtual world, gender control-burns, and methods of ideology and affect...

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Nicole Levaque

Nicole Levaque is currently interested in the staging and documentation of sculpture and pursuing questions of the commodification of creative capitol. Collecting and mimicry allow for materials and objects to be aesthetically and...

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Mariana Parisca

Through phenomenological practices, material experiments, and contemporary images, I resist certain neoliberal modes of attention, presentation, performativity, and work. The fragility of both being and the material world defies the...

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Ruben Ulises Rodriguez

When I no longer can take arms against slings and arrows of outrageous fortune. I jump to the river, where black eyes angels swim with me. Y alli submergidas en el agua, las diosas indias que persisten mudas en sus cuevas. Ustedes...

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Petra Szilagyi

Petra Szilagyi is a rambler, just barely keeping her feet on the ground as she skips from one discipline to the next, becoming completely consumed by whatever topic is made available. Right now those topics include para-psychology,...

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Kate Turner

Because of the way information is disseminated we become desensitized to the injustices that exist in our world. From sexualized violence, casualties of war, civil rights, to the poor and “the huddled masses yearning to be free”. ...

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Sandy Williams IV

I became an artist by accident
I became myself by accident
I got into this school by accident

I follow my heart

I like Kanye because he’s sincere
I try to be sincere
I like Frank because he used to...

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agustine zegers

agustine zegers uses text, transcorporeality, and molecular exercises as ways of producing non-linear understandings and alternatives within material-discursive toxicity. Through acts of queer care, they invite a dissolution of abyssal...

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