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Art Thu Feb 25 2010

A Glimpse into the Future of Art

stinedog.jpgStarting March 16 and continuing through April 17, UIC's 2010 Masters of Fine Arts candidates will exhibit the culmination of their graduate work. These exhibits will include the work of students in Visual Art, Photography, Moving Image and Electronic Visualization. The exhibitions take place in five day runs, with a pause for Spring Break.

From what I can tell, the work looks really interesting and all over the board-- from interactive installations to quirky graphite drawings. Anyone curious to see the direction art is going or what they are teaching in MFA programs these days should try to make it to at least one of these shows.

Image: "Charlie" by UIC MFA candidate Raychael Stine, 2010

Here is the exhibition schedule:

MFA Thesis Exhibition 1
Erin Leland, Michael Morris, Michael Sirianni, Jeremy Tubbs
March 16 - 20
Opening reception: Wednesday, March 17, 5-8pm

MFA Thesis Exhibition 2
Alejandro Borsani, Maria J├Ânsson, ,Orson Panetti, Raychael Stine
March 30 - April 3
Opening reception: Wednesday, March 31, 5-8pm

MFA Thesis Exhibition 3
Olivia Ciummo, Julio Obelleiro, Nicholas Wylie, Allison Yasukawa
April 6 - 10
Opening reception: Wednesday, April 7, 5-8pm

MFA Thesis Exhibition 4
Rebecca Grady, Nick Harvey, Erik Peterson, Benjamin Thorp
April 13 - 17
Opening reception: Wednesday, April 14, 5-8pm

All exhibitions will take place at UIC's Gallery 400: 400 S. Peoria St.

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