The Minneapolis College of Art and Design (MCAD) Master of Fine Arts Program presents 25 Years Out: MCAD MFA Alumni Exhibition at the MCAD MFA Studios & Gallery, with a reception on Friday, June 14, 2019, at 6:00-9:00 p.m. This event will feature the work of 24 MCAD MFA alumni. This event is free to attend.
We will also feature "Sunset Practice" at 8:30pm on Friday, July 19, 2019 led by Peng Wu ’13, MFA. This participatory event will correspond to the closing of "25: MCAD MFA Alumni Exhibit."
This exhibition kicks off a year of celebrating the 25th anniversary of the MFA Program at MCAD. Running June 3-July 19 (hours by appointment), the exhibition was juried by Tricia Heuring and Lin Nelson-Mayson. Tricia Heuring is a curator, arts organizer, and educator with more than fifteen years of experience in the field of arts and culture in Minneapolis. Her research and curatorial practice builds from an intention to innovate and create change in support of equity in the art world. She is a co-founder of Public Functionary, formerly a Northeast Minneapolis-based organization that takes many forms.
Lin Nelson-Mayson is director of the University of Minnesota’s Goldstein Museum of Design and teaches museum studies. She has worked for museums in Minnesota, Missouri, South Carolina, Texas, and Ohio. She has a MFA in sculpture and critical writing from The Ohio State University and a BFA in painting from Miami University (OH).
Artists include: Jonathan Aller, Hend Al-Mansour, Hallie Bahn, Michael Banning, Julie Benda, Shishir Bommakanti, Kelsey Bosch, Kayla Campbell & Katie Lupton, Christiane Grauert, Jessica Henderson, Bianca Jarvis, Jenny Jenkins, Amanda Lovelee, Jessica Meunick-Ganger, Kelli Nelson, Jill Odegaard, Erika Ritzle, Anika Schneider, Karen Searle, Kate Thomas, Suyao Tian, Peng Wu, and Shun Jie Yong.