Arts & Humanities 2019 Graduate Exhibition
Manetti Shrem Museum
An expansive exhibition by 25 graduate students in the creative arts opens May 29 at the Jan Shrem and Maria Manetti Shrem Museum of Art. Students from studio art, design, music, creative writing, art history, theatre and cultural studies will be part of the annual show. It will include art installations, paintings, sculptures, graphic novels, political posters, music recordings, videos and presentations on art history. Several pieces invite audience participation, including one about elections.
An opening reception takes place May 30 and the exhibition continues through June 16. The exhibit and all related events are free and open to the public.
Graduate students present their research projects covering the diverse topics of a Roman mosaic, Whistler’s “Nocturnes,” Philippine dress and identity, and the intersection of art philosophy and criticism.
June 1 from 1 – 5 p.m. Presentations by Catharine Serou, Graham McLean, Katharine Schultz, Caitlin Schwarz, Luiza Berthoud. Followed by a Q and A. Undergraduate art history award ceremony
MFA students will show a wide range of works including installations, paintings, sculpture and mixed media. Bailey Anderson, Julian Childs-Walker, Adam Cochran, Rachel Deane, Sarah Frieberg and Brooklyn Johnson
MFA student projects include interactive storytelling, political posters, a landscape design tool, and an audience participation work on elections. Adam Taylor, Adriana Arriaga, Jenna Pyorala, Persia Masoudi, Qiaoyu “Iris” Zheng and Dee Dee Yang
Doctoral music students Sarah Wald and Ryan Suleman (in conjunction with creative writing graduate student Cristina Fries) will have recorded original music available for listening.
Theater M.F.A. Joseph Schupbach is collaborating with creative writing graduate student Joy Ding on a new theatre piece “Mother-Daughter, Daughter-Mother.” This experimental work explores the cyclic nature and role reversals inherent in parent-child dynamics, by challenging actors and audiences to imagine themselves in both roles.
Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday: Noon–6 pm, Thursday: Noon–9 pm, Saturday and Sunday: 11 am–5 pm, Monday: Closed