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MFA Thesis ExhibitionPublic LectureVisiting Artist LectureCommission Award Winners Announced

MFA Thesis Exhibition

View works by Ahmed Hamad, Alex Borgen, Brent Koehn, Jillian Bruschera, Chesley Shilling, N. Davina’ Stewart, Dennis Burke, Folleh Tamba, Greta Bach, Greg Browe, Juliana Piscitiello, Kate Morgan, Kathi Beste, Leonardo Selvaggio, Megan Pitcher, Penelope Hearne, Scott Dickens, Valentina Vella

Public Lecture

Visiting Artist Christine Stathacos will be giving a public lecture on April 3rd at 6:30pm at 1104 S. Wabash room 205 (Raw Space). Please join us to learn more about her work. See you there!

Visiting Artist Lecture

Visiting Artist Aaron Landsman will be giving a public lecture on Thursday April 17th at 6:30pm at 1104 S. Wabash room 205 (Raw Space). Please join us to learn more about his work. See you there!

Commission Award Winners Announced

Two teams (shown clockwise from upper left) comprised of Denise Bookwalter and Meg Mitchell, and Kate Durbin, Ian Hatcher and Amaranth Borsuk will complete artists' books for the iPad for release in December 2013.

To learn more about our electronic publishing initiative, Expanded Artists' Books, click the link below.

About Us

The Interdisciplinary Arts Department has a sustained commitment to excellence in graduate arts education that has shaped the development of eminent arts professionals for thirty-five years. Our three graduate degrees: the MA in Interdisciplinary Arts, MFA in Interdisciplinary Book & Paper Arts, and MFA in Interdisciplinary Arts & Media allow for permeability across the programs. In 1993, the Center for Book and Paper Arts was created within the Interdisciplinary Arts Department, with a mission of advancing research and innovation in the interdisciplinary practices of the artist’s book and hand papermaking, providing support for our graduate programs, and engaging the public through lectures, workshops, exhibitions and events. Together, we share the principle that interdisciplinarity is a defining characteristic of contemporary art practice, and a necessary prerequisite for those artists who will shape the future.

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