Humor serves a social function in many ways.
Join the Low Residency MFA in Visual Studies for a Visiting Faculty Lecture with Am Johal
Join the Low-Residency MFA in Visual Studies at PNCA for a film screening and conversation with Emmanuela Soria Ruiz
Visitors should feel free to visit briefly, as one might a reception for an art opening, or stay for the duration.
Douglas Wiltshire’s thesis exhibition, Cocooning, gleans vessels of death through jewelry, sculpture, and found objects in order to understand how spirit inhabits inert material.
Madison Queen’s thesis exhibition The Gallery of Metamorphics pictures the underlying fearful, sexual, and absurd desires embedded in commercial beauty and fetish products that (re)form our conceptions of selfhood through photography.
Kelsey Hamilton Davis’ thesis exhibition In the House of Weird Sisters queries longings for heritage narratives through environments configured with ceramics, textiles, found objects from her New England home, and organic materials.
PNCA’s Low-Residency MFA in Visual Studies Thesis Exhibition Series, some rites from a spring reckoning presents a new series featuring the thesis exhibitions of Kelsey Hamilton Davis, Ryan Kitson, Madison Queen, Wade Schuster, and Douglas Wiltshire.
Wade Schuster’s thesis exhibition /trəˈvərs/ investigates the experiences of memory and time through walking translated into oil painting.
Minerva Cuevas (artist, Mexico City), Nicholas Brown (professor of English, and African American Studies, University of Illinois Chicago), Keyna Eleison (Artistic Co-director of the Museum of Modern Art in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil), and Max Jorge Hinderer Cruz (writer, curator and former director of Bolivia’s National Museum of Art) will respond to two questions: In what ways is art determined by the current economic system? What are alternative models?