Emily Carr University of Art + Design

March 20, 2023
MFA 2023 thesis exhibition
March 25–April 9, 2023
Opening reception: March 30, 6–9pm
Emily Carr University of Art + Design
520 E. 1st Ave
Vancouver BC V5T 0H2
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Emily Carr University of Art + Design hosts its annual Master of Fine Arts thesis exhibition featuring work from the 2023 cohort of MFA full-residency degree candidates. The culmination of two years of intensive artistic research, the exhibition showcases the results of studio-based education and critiques integrated with seminar readings and discussions. 

The MFA program comprises an international cohort of emerging artists who work with renowned faculty and distinguished visiting curators, scholars and artists. This thesis exhibition with the title biometaphysicalmateria showcases the diverse practices made by the MFA full-residency class of 2023, with work addressing anamnesis and the feminine body, genealogy and medical imaging, plein air painting, light and perception, compostable materials, environmental aesthetics and bio-active naturescapes, ethics and equity, queer Black histories, queer worlding as well as local and indigenous storywork through animation, drawing, filmmaking, installation, painting, photography, printmaking and sculpture. 

Participating artists: Hoor Ahmed, Maru Aponte, Gwenyth Chao, Sidi Chen, Isabella Dagnino, Sam Davis, Jimena Diaz Jirash, KJ Edwards, Jenie Gao, Marion Landry, Kalvin Valko, Eliot White-Hill, Kwulasultun, Sophia Zarders 

The thesis exhibition and opening reception are held at Emily Carr University’s Michael O’Brian Exhibition Commons and RBC Gallery at 520 East 1st Ave, Vancouver, British Columbia. 

Members of the public are invited into the gallery for our public opening reception taking place on March 30 from 6–9pm. The gallery is open to the public during regular opening hours (Monday to Friday 7:30am–11pm, Saturday and Sunday 8am–11pm). The university offers Master of Fine Arts and Master of Design degrees.   

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