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MFA Students to Showcase Work in NYC

The University of Tennessee MFA students return to NYC to show their best work.
Please join us on Thursday night, February 12th from 6—9PM at the UNIX Gallery ( at 532 W 24th street, for a reception and alumni reunion celebrating Orange3. Orange3 runs from February 10-14,
10 a.m. – 6 p.m. This annual exhibition, now in its 3rd year, features the work of 13 graduate students currently in pursuit of their MFA at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. The inaugural Orange Exhibition opened in February 2013
at White Box in NYC, and Orange2 opened in Chicago last February at
Co-Prosperity Sphere.
The experience of showing work in a prominent gallery setting such as UNIX, is one of several experiences that help graduate students build their professional skills— a significant aspect of sustaining a successful professional practice as an artist or designer.
Featured in this exhibit is work from five concentration areas in the MFA UT program: Printmaking, Sculpture, Transmedia Design, Ceramics and Painting.
Artists whose work is included are:
Natalie Petrosky

Still Life, Acrylic paint and fabric on canvas, 90”x60”, 2014

Thomas Wharton

Land Ho, paint marker, graphite, oil pastel, acrylic ink, spray paint, collaged paper, and digital print on panel, 46” x 47”, 2014.

Peter Cotroneo

The Perils of a Seafaring Man, oil, charcoal, and enamel on canvas. 45”x 51”, 2014

David Harman

Make It So, oil on panel, 5” x 7”, 2014

Elysia Mann

Embarrassment of Riches, mixed drawing, print media on paper and balsa, 70” x 14” x 50”, 2014

BJ Alumbaugh

Static Variation No. Series, Silkscreen Print, 30”x40”, 2014

Abigail Lucien

BLACK , silkscreen on cut paper, twine, 19.5” x 27”, 2014. YOU’RE NOT BLACK? , silkscreen on cut paper, twine, 19.5” x 27”, 2014

James Boychuk-Hunter
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Slow Passage #1 and #2, Photo etching, 45 x 35 inches, 2014

Kevin Kao
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Bouffant, Terracotta, 16″ x 10″ x 9″, 2014

Kevin Varney

Event Horizon, Steel, Light Bulb, Photography Umbrella, Motor, 75” x 32” x 32”, 2014

Shannon Herron

Please Call Stella; vinyl letters and audio, 2014

Christopher Spurgin
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Until the end, or whenever , A/V installation, 2014

Martin Lang

Breathing Through Foods, Video, 7:14m, 2014

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