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

Saturday, February 15, 2014 to Saturday, March 15, 2014
Urban Arts Space


Reception


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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