Low-Residency MFA: Current Students

Lesley Bodzy (MFA 2021) Primary Interests: Sculpture and Painting. Using Wrapping and Unveiling to explore surrealism, the body, and the formless. Artist Website and Instagram: @lbodzy

Monica Brady-Barnard (MFA 2022) Primary Interests: Dance, movement meditation, witchcraft, and time travel. Secondary Areas of Interest: Site-specific work, land art, and connectivity. Instagram: @danceamongwomen

Susan Edwards (MFA 2023) Primary Interest: Collage and assemblage, sculpture, drawing, and painting.

Michael Anthony Garcia (MFA 2022) Primary Interests: Performance, sculpture, social practice, and video. Artist Website and Instagram: @mrmichaelme

Kathryn Hempel (MFA 2022) Primary Interests: Painting, drawing, text art, collage, textiles, and filmmaking. Secondary Areas of Interest: Design, sculpture, storytelling, and photography. Artist Website and Instagram: @kathrynhempel

Andrea Lynn Herrick (MFA 2021) Primary Interests: Activation/expression of voice and agency, presence, time and place, situational and behavioral work, work withstanding personal and institutional censorship, process across media. Secondary Areas of Interest: Mark making, materiality, layers of transparency and opacity, exploring themes of dual meaning, revelation and obscuration, integrity and duplicity, internal and external identity.

Jeannie Hua (MFA 2023) Primary Interest: Collage. Secondary Area of Interest: Mixed media. Artist Website and Instagram: @burnedoutlawyer

Jason Isolini (MFA 2021) Primary Interests: New media studies, experimental filmmaking, and net art. Secondary Areas of Interest: Photography, film, and multimedia. Artist Website and Instagram: @jisolini

Amélie Marois (MFA 2021) Primary Interest: Expression of concept. Secondary Area of Interest: Material : glass, textile, used object, concrete, photography, ceramic, and installation. Artist Website and Pinterest.

Angeline Marie Michael Meitzler (MFA 2020) Primary Interests: Web, performance, market infrastructure, financialization, economic value construction, and colonialism. Artist Website and Instagram: @angiefromspace

Andrew Orloski (MFA 2022) Primary Interests: Sculpture, mold making, and casting techniques. Secondary Areas of Interest: Shift in materiality, balance, monumentality, the banal and mundane, and the language found in between the ephemeral and permanent. Artist Website and Instagram: @orloskistudio__

Nour Osseiran (MFA 2021) Primary Interests: Research-based practice, medicine and health in contemporary art, the body as host, the Global South, and writing as form. Artist Website and Instagram: @noorosseiran

Mina Pjetrov (MFA 2022) Primary Interests: Painting and canvas warping. Secondary Area of Interest: Drawing. Artist Website and Instagram: @Mina_Pjetrov

Sahar Sepahdari-Dalai (MFA 2021) Primary Interests: MFA, video, performance, installation, and new media. Secondary Areas of Interest: Sound art and textile art. Artist Website and Instagram: @luciddream_puppy

Stefania Urist (MFA 2022) Primary Interest: Sculpture. Artist Website and Instagram: @stefaniaurist

Jay Youngdahl (MFA 2021) Primary Interests: Photography and collage. Secondary Areas of Interest: Art and Politics, Working Class Life, and Beauty. Instagram: @jayyoungdahl


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