- LAST CHANCE: “Unseen Realities,” a sculpture and photography exhibition by current students and recent alumni that plays with the concepts of and intersection between fantasy and reality; curated by Richard Brooks. Artists in the exhibition include: Cynthia Bittenfield, Nathan Freise, Lynn Herring and Tina Schula. SVA Gallery, 209 East 23rd Street, through Saturday, June 28.
- LAST CHANCE: “Surrounded by America,” an exhibition of work from students in the MFA Photography, Video and Related Media Department—both American and foreign-born—who offer a thought-provoking assessment of the material and spiritual condition of America today in this thesis exhibition, curated by Bonnie Yochelson. Visual Arts Gallery, 601 West 26th Street, 15th floor, through Saturday, June 28.
- “Science as Muse,” an exhibition featuring work by graduating students in the MAT Art Education Department, focused on the theme of science’s role as a muse in artmaking; curated by Department Chair Rose Viggiano. Westside Gallery, 133/141 West 21st Street, June 28 – July 26; Reception: Thursday, July 10, 4 – 6pm.
- “Character,” a drawing and photography exhibition by current students and recent alumni exploring a diverse range of subjects, including race relations, personal phobias and social interaction; curated by Richard Brooks. Artists in the exhibition include Seoung Hyon Cho, Matthew Freel, Dong Yun Lee and David Rapoport. SVA Gallery, 209 East 23rd Street, July 3 – 22; Reception: Monday, July 7, 5 – 7pm.
- “Ambient,” an exhibition of sculpture, video and photography by current students and recent alumni, featuring contemporary approaches to interactive and time-based works, curated by Richard Brooks; “Boundaries,” an exhibition of video and sculpture by current students and recent alumni who use their artwork as a tool for self-examination and intellectual inquiry, curated by Richard Brooks; “Cenacle: Reverie Refurbishing Revelry and Vice Versa,” an exhibition featuring work by current MFA Fine Arts Department students, curated by Thomas Lanigan-Schmidt; and “Figure It Out,” an exhibition of paintings by four graduate students, featuring varying degrees of figurative and abstract work, curated by Jessica Hale. Visual Arts Gallery, 601 West 26th Street, 15th floor, July 7 – August 9; Reception: Tuesday, July 8, 6 – 8pm.
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Image: Clayton Cotterell, Noe, 2008; from “Surrounded by America.”