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The Minneapolis College of Art and Design is pleased to present the culminating exhibition of graduating master of fine arts candidates.

Presenting a variety of disciplines including: photography, painting, animation, printmaking, illustration, sculpture, and graphic design, the exhibition will feature work by nine artists and designers. This exhibition is the result of a two-year interdisciplinary journey of intensive research and studio practice. Whether you’re interested in contemporary sculpture and illustration or cutting-edge graphic design, this exhibition will push boundaries into new ideas and visual structures.

The Exhibition

Event: MFA THESIS EXHIBITION and RECEPTION
Location: Public Functionary, 1400 12th Ave NE, Minneapolis, MN 55413
Gallery Hours: May 9–10, 16–17, 2015
Saturday and Sunday, noon–5:00 p.m.
Reception: Friday, May 15, 6:00–9:00 p.m.
Who: Free and open to the public

 

The Graduates

  • Mengqian Chen, animation/illustration
  • Jingchi Lu, illustration
  • Gabriel Zhang, photography
  • Ellie Gagner, sculpture
  • Luisa Rivera, illustration
  • Tianrui Zhang, graphic design
  • Timothy Hamilton, sculpture/printmaking
  • Jo Yeh, illustration
  • Wenyi Zhen, graphic design

 

ABOUT MCAD’s MFA PROGRAM
The MCAD MFA Program is a community of makers, thinkers, theorists, researchers, and creative professionals. Our student body is diverse with a robust international presence. The subject of student-inquiry responds to social, cultural and professional needs as well as to entrepreneurial opportunities, stretching across art and design practices. Students in the program pursue creative work in a lively, interdisciplinary environment that includes graphic design, printmaking, paper and book arts, painting, photography, illustration, sculpture, drawing, animation, interactive media, film- making, comic arts, furniture design, and illustration art.

ABOUT THE MINNEAPOLIS COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN
Recognized nationally and internationally for its innovative and interdisciplinary approaches to visual arts education, the Minneapolis College of Art and Design is home to more than 700 students and offers professional certificates, bachelor of fine arts and bachelor of science degrees, and graduate degrees.