MFA Students Curate Joint Exhibitions at West Collection for Final Project

Opening August 5, '6 : 6' features six exhibits by six curatorial teams that will run concurrently for one year

August 1, 2011

Second year students in the MFA in Studio Art program at the University of the Arts present "6 : 6," a joint exhibition of curated work being held at the West Collection in the Philadelphia suburbs of Oaks, Pa. The final project for the University's "30 Below" class taught by West Collection Director Lee Stoetzel, six exhibits by six student curatorial teams will run concurrently for one year.

An opening reception is scheduled for Friday, August 5 from 5 to 7 p.m. and is open to the public by R.S.V.P. to lee@westcollection.org.

  • Don't Look Down
    An aerial installation of sculpture and photography
    Curated by Sarah Nguyen and Kristine Strawser
  • Counterpart
    Coupled paintings discuss dislocation and juxtaposition
    Curated by Seth Ellison and Eric Toscano
  • Indulgence
    A Hot Hall exhibition that explores definitions of indulgence
    Curated by Janine Hughes and Stacy Harrington
  • Hyper-Space
    Spacial tension and new ways of seeing
    Curated by Denise Philipbar and Harry Hukkinen
  • Mesmerize
    Visual trances and incantations
    Curated by Eric Abaka, Tae Gyun Yoon and Mohammed Kazem
  • Beyond Presence
    The spiritual essence in drawings, photography and sculpture
    Curated by Gina Herrera and Marcia Rae

The West Collection at SEI
1 Freedom Valley Drive
Oaks, PA 19456
*for GPS navigation, use 250 Cider Mill Rd., Collegeville, PA 19426

Above: "Watering Hole" by Amy Stein from the "Beyond Presence" exhibit curated by Gina Herrera MFA '12 (Studio Art) and Marcia Rae MFA '12 (Studio Art).

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