1st Year MFA Exhibition: Ruminant Ground

"Screen Shot" by Mike Cole

The 1st Year MFA Exhibition: Ruminant Ground features work in a variety of media including sculpture, photography, time-based media, painting, drawing, print-making, installation, performance and ceramic sculpture. The exhibition runs from May 10 through May 26 at Beatnik Studios in Sacramento. 

The Master of Fine Arts Degree in Art Studio, established in 1969, is a two-year, critically engaged studio program that provides an opportunity for interdisciplinary study in the visual arts. As part of a small tight-knit community, students explore a wide range of media and approaches to studio practice. Current faculty members include Shiva Ahmadi, Tom Bills, Darrin Martin, Hearne Pardee, Lucy Puls, Annabeth Rosen, Young Suh, Robin Hill, Tim Hyde and Gina Werfel.

1st Year MFA Exhibition: Ruminant Ground, May 10 - May 26, Opening reception, Friday, May 6, 6:00-9:00 p.m.
Beatnik Studios,  723 S Street, Sacramento CA 95811

Tuesday: 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., Wednesday/Thursday: 11:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. and by appointment by (916) 400-4281. Free and open to the public.

For more information, please read the overview in the Davis Enterprise. 

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Ruminant Ground, a first year MFA exhibition, runs May 3 through 26 on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays at Beatnik Studios in Sacramento.

Featuring: Henry Bell, Yuan Chen, Mike Cole, Ben Ehrmann, Vincent Pacheco, Arielle Rebek, Muzi Rowe and Faith Sponsler.

Opening reception, May 6, 6-9 pm
Special event – Poetry reading: May 17, 7-9 pm

Tuesdays: 10 am to 5 pm
Wednesdays to Thursdays: 11:30 am to 5 pm
And by appointment 

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