2015 MFA National Competition

July 23 – August 14, 2015

National Competition

Thomas Wharton, Martini, 9×8 inches, digital print on canvas

First Street Gallery proudly presents our fifth annual MFA NATIONAL EXHIBITION.

This exhibition highlights the vast reach of fine arts teaching throughout the United States. The competition is open to all current and former MFA graduates within the past three years. Our Juror, David A. Ross, former Director of The Whitney Museum of American Art and The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, has a 40-year career as a museum professional and educator. He is currently the Chair of the MFA Art Practice Program at SVA.

The Artists: Danny Baskin (University of Arkansas at Fayetteville), Kimberly Becker (Heartwood College of Art), William Chambers (Massachusetts College of Art and Design), Donna Cleary (School of Visual Arts), Sarah Dahlinger (Ohio University), Jason Egitto (Syracuse University), Lindsey Elsey (Clemson University), Dan Fenstermacher (San Jose State University), En Iwamura (Clemson University), Richard James (University of Kansas), Annie Johnston (University of Texas at Austin), June Korea (School of Visual Arts), James Lambert (Massachusetts College of Art and Design), Junko Ledneva (University of Alaska at Fairbanks), J. Myszka Lewis (University of Wisconsin at Madison), Wilson Parry (Parsons The New School for Design), Veronica Perez (Maine College of Art), Danette Pratt (Ohio University), Jason Schwab (Columbus College of Art and Design), Thomas Wharton (University of Tennessee at Knoxville).

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