Parsons Fine Arts MFA open studios

Parsons Fine Arts MFA open studios

Parsons School of Design at The New School

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October 24, 2018
Parsons Fine Arts MFA open studios
October 25, 2018, 6pm
Parsons Fine Arts MFA Open Studios: October 25, 6–9pm
Parsons East Building
25 E 13th Street, 5th Floor
New York NY
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Parsons Fine Arts is pleased to announce the fall 2018 MFA open studios to be held on Thursday, October 25, 6–9pm at 25 East 13th Street, New York, NY. Our vibrant group of 43 graduate students will open their creative spaces to the public and be available to answer questions and discuss their work. Open Studios provides a rare opportunity for visitors to view works in progress and meet these artists in an informal setting. Visitors will gain insight into the diverse practices within our studio art program that embraces interdisciplinary, experimentation, intellectual rigor and innovation.

Artists: Arpi Adamyan, Natalia Almonte, Collyn Ahren, Tunie Lauren, Kaeten Bonli, Alonso Cartú, Liyen Chen, Rhea Cheng, Lydia Crouse, Nicole Economides, Liliana Farber, Caroline Garcia, Jazzmint Dash, Utsa Hazarika, Sidi He, Sarra Hochberg, John Holland, Luna Jiang, Julia Jueun Jo, Elyse Johnson, Java Jones, Nadine Käser Cenoz, Geraldine Kang, Tania Khouri, Josephine Lee, Laramie Marshall, Luke McCusker, Ghazi Mirza, Kaili Overwater, Rae Lavande Pellerin, Alymamah Rashed, Laurel Richardson, Phillipp Roessle, Michael Rose, Paloma Rosenzweig, Alex Dolores Salerno, Mylo Santifer, jie shao, Laina Michelle Weiss, Coraline Weng, Leonard Yang, and Snow Xuecan Ye

Parsons Fine Arts MFA is a dynamic two-year, cross-disciplinary program committed to expanding the formal, intellectual and conceptual dimensions of emerging artists’ work. We foster studio-based research and scholarship that extends the boundaries of contemporary cultural expression, developed through a global understanding of the arts. Parsons Fine Arts is committed to diversity among students and faculty that provides a potent learning community.  Housed within both Parsons School of Design and The New School University, the Fine Arts program is uniquely positioned within a progressive educational environment. Our international student body has access to a wide spectrum of activities, ranging from rigorous formal and aesthetic investigations to cross-disciplinary collaborations with design, performing arts and humanities students, to public forums that address pressing social and political concerns.

Parsons Fine Arts is home to an active, international faculty whose work has been included in the Whitney Biennial, Documenta, the Sharjah Biennial and the Sydney Biennale; and exhibited in institutions such as the Arko Art Center, Seoul and the Museum of Modern Art, New York. Additionally our Visiting Artist Lecture Series and our Critic and Curator Series features renowned, multidisciplinary artists, curators and critics who are available for one-on-one visits with graduate students. This culture of dialogical exchange supports our graduate students to redefine the cutting edge of Contemporary Art. The Fall 2018 Visiting Artists Lecture Series features Liz Collins, Lucy Kim, William Villalongo, Tiona Nekkia McClodden, Cullen Washington, Jr., Katja Eydel, Jackson Polys, Penelope Umbrico, Carlos Motta, and E.V. Day.

About Parsons School of Design
Founded in 1896, Parsons has served as a pioneer in the field of Art and Design for more than a century. Based in New York and internationally active, the school offers undergraduate and graduate programs in the full spectrum of design disciplines. Critical thinking, research and collaboration are at the heart of a Parsons education. An integral part of The New School, Parsons builds on the university’s legacy of progressive ideals, scholarship and pedagogy. Parsons graduates are leaders in their respective fields, with a shared commitment to creatively and critically addressing the complexities of life in the 21st century.

Parsons was named the best art and design school in the country in both 2018 and 2015 by QS World University Rankings, and was named number two in the world.

For more information please visit and/or contact Program Director, Simone Douglas: douglass [​at​]

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