About the Student Exhibition
Each year the co-directors of the Diego Rivera Gallery curate a survey exhibition of continuing MFA students as a way to kick off the fall semester and to introduce incoming students to their work. This year's exhibition features the work of 27 continuing MFA students.
In Measured Bodies, artists Raquel Torres Arzola, Bari Fleischer, Katie Harwood, Anna Rose, and Christie Ginanni Stepan display works that establish notions of the body as a device of time, location, and cultural identity.
Relative to the duality presented in Gustave Courbet's work L'Origine du Monde (The Origin of the World), Invisible Merkin: Discretion and Ostentation presents the flirtation between the literal and coded: figure vs. landscape.
"Remember" explores what it means to encounter not only historical events but also the imagined narratives, memories, and the haunting of the archive that emerges from personal and political histories. This show is curated by Noemi Szyller and features the work of Andrew Voogel, Irene Carvajal, and Dara Rosenwasser.
Interwoven Connections showcases the work of Jacqueline Buttice, Heather Jones, Mary Corey March, and Dara Rosenwasser, four artists using fiber to explore high-tech communication, the chemistry of bonding, memory, and connections past and present.