MFA 2012 Graduate Exhibition Showcases 113 Artists; About the Curators; SAIC Graduate Curatorial Fellows; Exhibition Programs; Additional SAIC Graduate Level Year-End Programs

Impact: Graduate Performance Festival
April 28 29, 7:00 p.m.
SAIC Performance Space (280 S. Columbus Dr., room 012)

Graduate students completing their degrees in Performance at SAIC present their thesis works, which cross the borders of theater, movement, and the visual arts, and collectively present a vision of the next wave of performance art.

MA Modern Art History, Theory, and Criticism Thesis Symposium
May 3 4, 10:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
The Art Institute of Chicago, Millennium Park Room, 111 S. Michigan Ave.

Twenty-two MA students receiving their degrees in Modern Art History, Theory, and Criticism present papers based on their theses for 15 minutes each. Participating students include Alison Bovaird, Jennifer Breckner, Katherine Brown, Bridget Carron, Jennifer Eun, Allison Glenn, Marcelina Guerrero, Rebecca Hernandez, Laura Caroline Johnson, Brandi Kulakowski, Maura Lucking, Matthew Mullane, Destinee Oitzinger, Daniel Orendorff, Megan Owoc, Vipash Purichanont, Zohra Sakwall, Emily Scibilia, Rebecca Schlossberg, Natalie VanOverbeke, Morgan Walsh, Rachel Wolff, and Hanna Yoo.

MA in Art Education and MA in Teaching Graduate Symposium
May 9 10
Gene Siskel Film Center, Theater 2, 164 N. State St.
Wednesday, May 9,10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Thursday, May 10, 12:00–4:00 p.m.

Film, Video, New Media, Animation, and Sound Festival
May 9–11, 4:30–10:00 p.m.
Gene Siskel Film Center, 164 N. State St.
Encounter the next generation of film, video, animation, and new media artists as SAIC students present their thesis projects in this festival of innovative live-action shorts, animation, feature-length narrative and nonfiction works, and experimental digital and audio pieces.

MA New Arts Journalism Graduate Thesis Presentations
Thursday May 10, 1:00–4:00 p.m.
Sullivan Galleries, 33 S. State St., 7th floor

Art Education Apprentice Teaching Video Screening And Graduation Reception
Thursday, May 10, 4:30–8:00 p.m.
Sullivan Galleries, 33 S. State St., 7th floor
Join us to celebrate the accomplishments of Art Education and Teaching students who have completed master's theses and apprentice teaching. The two-day event will feature guest speakers, a thesis symposium, and an evening reception. For more information please contact

AIADO and Fashion Graduate Exhibition
June 9–July 21
Sullivan Galleries, 33 S. State St., 7th floor
Reception: Monday, June 11, 4:30–7:00 p.m.
Showcasing design from the Departments of Architecture, Interior Architecture, and Designed Objects, and Fashion, this exhibition brings together thesis work by graduating students that explores recent innovations in material, technology, fashion, and form.

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