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Hear How One School of Art Student Managed the Transition to Making Work at Home

In this video interview, first year student Milo Tayao speaks with senior Coco Allred about how her artistic practice has changed since she began working from home.

Senior Spotlights

Coco Allred

"I like the idea of an alternative narrative where rather than being celebrated as a selective gift, genius is commonplace, conjured by doing things like ironing your shirt while playing a game of solitaire like ballet choreographer George Balanchine." read more

Cora Hickoff

"I’ve always been fascinated by the fierce, lawless imagination that children have, and how it thrives in the shadow of a real world filled with terrible loss." read more

Stephen Michaels

"I work between drawing, cut-paper, ceramics, and video. I utilize the cut-paper works as stencils for my ceramics practice and source a lot of my forms from image research into artifacts, tools, and instruments." read more

Sophia Qin

"I have been collecting fallen leaves to create an animation of the daily rituals that are subtly changing because of the pandemic." read more

Now On View

Drawing to Theory

Professor Melissa Ragona

The works in this exhibition are inspired by discussions about texts students read in Critical Studies 4. see more

HOUSE STYLE (A Comics Experiment)

Professor John Peña

Sixteen students from “Expanding The Graphic Novel,” were stripped of their own drawing styles and asked to adhere to a predetermined “House Style.” see more

Photography: Picturing Identity

Professor Shikeith

Students investigate the methodologies through which identities are expressed, revealed, deconstructed, and imagined in photographs. see more

Shots and Shorts

Professor John Carson

Contextual Practice introduces students to various ways of embracing context as a fundamental determinant of producing artwork. see more

Notes from Students

Tshohil Bhatia

MFA '20

Tsohil Bhatia participates in "Body in Isolation," an artist Instagram takeover of Mumbai Art Room with Lipika Bhargava, Omer Wasim, and Tilottama Bhowmick from May 3-9.

Notes from Faculty

James Duesing

Professor of Art

Prof Duesing's film "Maxwell's Demon" is part of the free screening program "I Hate the Internet," originally scheduled to screen at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, but now online through May 16. 

Devan Shimoyama

Cooper-Siegel Assistnat Professor of Art

Prof Shimoyama's work "Self Portrait with River" is part of an online auction benefiting Food Bank for New York City. Bidding is live through May 8 at 4:00 PM EDT.

Suzie Silver

Professor of Art

Prof Silver's work "A Spy (Hester Reeve Does The Doors)" is included in Video Data Banks's free online screening program "The Whole World is (Still) Watching." 

Notes from Alumni

Mark Baugh-Sasaki's BFA '04 work is included in the Yerba Center for the Arts' online exhibition "Come to Your Census: Who Counts in America?" 

Max Gonzales BFA '16 is part of a team that painted mask donation boxes for (mask)MAKERS PGH.

Michael Royce BFA '11 has work included in Steven Zevitas Gallery's online exhibition "All Dressed Up with Nowhere to Go," on view through May 31.

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