The Mirage and the Rainbow: 2014 Department of Art Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition

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Image of Sage Lewis: "Anterior," charcoal and pastel on laser toner enlargement print, 2013
February 15 - March 14, 2014
12:00AM - 11:00PM
Location
Urban Arts Space

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Add to Calendar 2014-02-15 00:00:00 2014-03-14 23:00:00 The Mirage and the Rainbow: 2014 Department of Art Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition Reception
Saturday, February 22, 2014, 5-7PMIn an exhibition that spans a range of contemporary art practices, The Mirage and the Rainbow represents a varying array of works from the graduating class of MFA candidates. Each student has arrived at this point through different paths and the intersection of intensive studio work, research, and experimentation. The title makes reference to visual phenomena that are captivating, yet fleeting-they occur when the conditions are right.This annual exhibition is an opportunity to sample an array of current directions in contemporary art, fresh from the studios of professional artists who are completing their Master of Fine Arts degrees in the Department of Art at The Ohio State University.Artist Panel Discussion with Mirage and the RainbowFriday, February 21, 2014, 1-3PMEight of the MFA candidates will discuss their thesis work featured in The Mirage and the Rainbow. Come hear about the concepts, materials, and processes that drive their work in media ranging from ceramics and photography to sculpture and performance. Bring your questions for an interactive discussion. Each artist will speak for about ten minutes followed by a question and answer portion.Perspectives from History of Art Graduate Students, with Mirage and the RainbowThursday, February 27, 2014, 6:00-7:30PMJoin Kristin Brockman, Julie Dentzer, and James Hansen as they situate works from The Mirage and the Rainbow within a broader context of art history and contemporary art practices.The MFA candidates are:Jacci Delaney, GlassJonathan Fitz, Ceramics Leah Frankel, Sculpture Andrew Frueh, Art and TechnologyKeith Garubba, PrintmakingNick George, Photography Anne Keener, Painting & DrawingGun Young Kim, CeramicsAmanda Kline, PhotographyDavid Knox, PrintmakingSage Lewis, Painting and DrawingPeter Luckner, Art and TechnologyJessica Naples, PhotographyAshley Neukamm, CeramicsAmy Ritter, GlassPhilip Spangler, SculptureJennifer Watson, Printmaking Urban Arts Space Urban Arts Space uas@osu.edu America/New_York public
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Saturday, February 22, 2014, 5-7PM

In an exhibition that spans a range of contemporary art practices, The Mirage and the Rainbow represents a varying array of works from the graduating class of MFA candidates. Each student has arrived at this point through different paths and the intersection of intensive studio work, research, and experimentation. The title makes reference to visual phenomena that are captivating, yet fleeting-they occur when the conditions are right.

This annual exhibition is an opportunity to sample an array of current directions in contemporary art, fresh from the studios of professional artists who are completing their Master of Fine Arts degrees in the Department of Art at The Ohio State University.

Artist Panel Discussion with Mirage and the Rainbow

Friday, February 21, 2014, 1-3PM

Eight of the MFA candidates will discuss their thesis work featured in The Mirage and the Rainbow. Come hear about the concepts, materials, and processes that drive their work in media ranging from ceramics and photography to sculpture and performance. Bring your questions for an interactive discussion. Each artist will speak for about ten minutes followed by a question and answer portion.

Perspectives from History of Art Graduate Students, with Mirage and the Rainbow

Thursday, February 27, 2014, 6:00-7:30PM

Join Kristin Brockman, Julie Dentzer, and James Hansen as they situate works from The Mirage and the Rainbow within a broader context of art history and contemporary art practices.

The MFA candidates are:

Jacci Delaney, Glass
Jonathan Fitz, Ceramics 
Leah Frankel, Sculpture 
Andrew Frueh, Art and Technology
Keith Garubba, Printmaking
Nick George, Photography 
Anne Keener, Painting & Drawing
Gun Young Kim, Ceramics
Amanda Kline, Photography
David Knox, Printmaking
Sage Lewis, Painting and Drawing
Peter Luckner, Art and Technology
Jessica Naples, Photography
Ashley Neukamm, Ceramics
Amy Ritter, Glass
Philip Spangler, Sculpture
Jennifer Watson, Printmaking

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