The MFA Thesis Exhibition nitty-grittydemonstrates MFA candidates' achievements in their area of specialization ranging from Photography, Painting, Printmaking, Ceramics and Fiber and Material Studies.
This exhibition showcases the work of practicing contemporary artists who are completing their Master of Fine Arts, the terminal degree at Northern Illinois University's Department of Art. Featured artists are Matt Brej, Ana Cortes, Sarah Dupré, Naomi Elson, Rebecca Griffith, Rachelle Hill, Lauren Iacoponi, Millicent Kennedy Nora, Kimberly Rodney, Elyse Sawka, Tania Silver, and Antoinette Viola.
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Northern Illinois University's MFA Thesis exhibition nitty-gritty, will be held at ARC Gallery in Bucktown with a reception on Friday, March 30, 6-9 pm
Hair of the Dog
Oil paint, charcoal, ink on canvas
5' 9.5" x 6'
Archival Inkjet Print
The Princess Bride (1987)
VHS Magnetic Tape and Transparent Tape
78 inches x 55 inches
Millicent Kennedy Nora
Blind Gray Mare
Screen printed wallpaper and fabric
96" (8 feet) x 40" x 30"
Concrete mold and wood paneling
4" x 5"
Rust Wake Water
Collagraph and screen-print
5' x 6'
2156 N Damen Ave
Open March 28-April 21