MFA Thesis Show “Nexus of 12” at the Steinberg Museum (April 11, 2016-May 6, 2016)
Official website for Nexus of 12
Come see the MFA Thesis Show titled “Nexus 0f 12” which will be featuring 12 graduating MFA students here at LIU Post . This is LIU’s most interesting and will rounded exhibitions, featuring local and international artists. Works shown range in all types of techniques, styles, and cultural traditions in the fields of painting, drawing, printmaking, sculpture, ceramics, photography, and animation.
This show features artists, Chris Ann Ambery, Sohee Conover, Nickolas Frizalone, Carrie-Anne Gonzalez, Yuheng Hou, Candice Licalzi, Juan Lopez, Suzi Pastorelli, Ashley Schriefer, Chelsea Soldner, Yuan Yin, and Tingting Zhang.
Please join us for food and drink at the reception of Nexus of 12 on Wednesday April 13th from 5pm-8pm.
World renowned artist Dan Christoffel held a special drawing workshop for students last Saturday March 26 2016, in the Hutchins Gallery at LIU Post. Christoffel let students of all majors draw from his works currently on display in the gallery, with easy to follow step-by-step instructions and formulas for constructing facial proportions.
Dan Christoffel, well-known on Long Island and in New York, studied at Pratt and SVA (School of Visual Arts). Christoffel specializes in portraiture and sculpture with his most famous subject being Abraham Lincoln. His work has been bought and shown all over the world with one of his frequent clients being the White House.
LIU Post’s Candice Licalzi was chosen for Chicago’s “Wet Paint MFA Biennial Competition” at the Zhou B. Arts Center. Licalzi and alum Jordan Walker (MFA 2014) were chosen out of 500+ entries from all over the nation to participate in the “Wet Paint MFA Biennial Competition” in which, only 40-45 artists were chosen. The exhibition will be held at the Zhou B. Arts Center in Chicago curated by Sergio Gomez. The exhibition will be held from January 15th-Febuary 13th, 1029 W 35th St, Chicago IL. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q8XRzqu9Udw
Piece Chosen: Title: Aurum Size: 36″x48″ Medium: Oil & Charcoal on Canvas Date: 2015
Chris Ann Ambery, Juan Lopez Espantaleon, Nicholas Frizalone, Carrie-Anne Gonzalez, Hyon Hartberger, Samantha Hofsiss, Elizabeth Jordan, Susan Kelly, Candice Licalzi, Suzi Pastorelli, Victoria Pendzick, Emily Pfeifer, Isabelle Podrasky, Chelsea Soldner, Min Wu, and Yuan Yin.
Beth Giacummo, Joan Harrison, Michael Krasowitz, Lawerence Mesich, Peter Reginato, Ryan Seslow, and Christopher Stout.
Curated by Jeffrey Allen Price
RIPENING is on view October 17-November 7, 2015.
Our MFA students have been very busy lately and as the end of the spring semester is approaching, their Thesis Exhibition in the Steinberg Museum of Art is just around the corner!
This year they will also have a Thesis Exhibition in New York City at SIA NY Gallery!
Artist receptions are on Wednesday April 8 (LIU Post) and on Saturday April 16 (SIA NY), 2015.
Show your support and join our talented MFA students for two fun and inspiring evenings!
The events are free and all are welcome!
Forty-four students from across the country and around the world gathered on September 3, 2014 to meet new friends and be introduced to the Studio Foundation Program first year experience. Welcome to LIU Post Art!
Visiting Artists Leon Reid IV and Ryan Seslow taught latex mold-making and Rockite casting skills to students in Prof. Winn Rea’s sculpture classes in October. Students were invited to collaborate with the artists by installing their multiple cast results in an upcoming public art installation at the Steinberg Museum of Art.
Art Education major, Nancy Noskewicz, mounted her BFA Thesis Exhibition Show in the Sculpture Building Gallery, April 22-26, 2014. The show featured large scale and grid-based series of paintings in a bright color palette. Nancy plans to continue her studies pursuing a graduate degree in Clinical Art Therapy. Congratulations Nancy! More installation views from the show.