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Last modified: Tuesday, March 9, 2010

SoFA Gallery, IU Art Museum present spring 2010 BFA, MFA thesis shows

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 9, 2010

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- The work of Indiana University's fine arts students will be on display from March 23 through May 8, when IU's School of Fine Arts (SoFA) Gallery and the IU Art Museum join forces to present the works of graduating Bachelor of Fine Arts and Master of Fine Arts students. All shows are free and open to the public, as are all opening receptions.

BFA Thesis Shows

This spring's BFA Thesis Shows will showcase artworks created by graduating BFA students from all studio areas. Students take part in the exhibition planning and the installation of their artwork in the SoFA gallery.

BFA Painting Show (March 23-27): Opening reception, March 26, 7-9 p.m. Features works from the BFA painting program.

BFA 1 (March 30- April 3): Opening reception, Friday, April 2, 7 p.m.-9 p.m. Thomas Eibling (graphic design), Yun Lim (graphic design) and Corey J. McNair (photography).

BFA 2 (April 6-April 10): Opening reception, Friday, April 9, 7 p.m.-9 p.m. David Corso (photography), Juliana Dumas (metals), Dennis Kinney (graphic design) and Justin Schnarr (graphic design).

BFA 3 (April 13-April 17): Opening reception, Friday, April 16, 7 p.m.-9 p.m. Luke Kroh (printmaking), Evan Mannweiler (printmaking), Autumn Nedderman (graphic design) and Ryan Shortridge (ceramics).

BFA 4 (April 20-May 24): Opening reception, Friday, April 23, 7 p.m.-9 p.m. Joseph A. Campbell (photography), Hilary E. Evans (ceramics), Greg Linneweber (graphic design) and Jayce Walker (graphic design).

BFA 5 (April 27-May 1): Opening reception, Friday, April 30, from 7 p.m.-9 p.m. Nathaniel Brewer (printmaking), Lauren Ferguson (ceramics), Matthew Steele (sculpture) and Amelia Williams (sculpture).

MFA Thesis Shows

MFA 1 (March 30-April 10): Opening reception, Friday, April 2, from 7 p.m.-9 p.m. Kristin Carlson (printmaking), Jacob Dudley (painting), Lisa Gostev (painting), Chelsey Radabaugh (metals) and Alessandra Sulpy (painting).

MFA 2 (April 13-April 24 at SoFA Gallery and April 14-April 25 at IU Art Museum):

Opening reception, Friday, April 17, 7 p.m.-9 p.m. SoFA Gallery. Andrew Brennan (printwork), Christine Golden (ceramics), Garret Hansen (photography), Keira Norton (ceramics), Daniel A. Riesmeyer (painting) and Nishiki Tayui (painting).

Opening reception, Friday, April 17, 6 p.m.-8 p.m., IU Art Museum. Pawel Kupiec (painting), June Yong Lee (photography) and Colin Lidston (painting).

MFA 3 (April 27 -May 8): Opening reception, Friday, May 1, 7 p.m.-9 p.m., SoFA Gallery. YoungSuk Altieri (D.A.R.T.), Anne B. Campbell (ceramics), Martina Nikova (painting), Michael Stawarz (painting) and Jeremy Sweet (printmaking).

Opening reception, Friday, Friday, May 1 from 6p.m.-8p.m., IU Art Museum. Sara Brooks (photography), William McMahon (printmaking), and Ben Pines (painting).

For more information on the SoFA Gallery, call 812-855-8490, e-mail sofa@indiana.edu, or visit http://sofa.fa.indiana.edu online. The SoFA Gallery is accessible to people with disabilities. Gallery hours: Tuesday-Friday, noon-4 p.m. Closed Sunday and Monday.