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MFA + MDes Thesis Exhibition

Submitted on April 20, 2017 - 11:48am
2017 MFA + MDes Thesis Exhibition


  • June 3–25, 2017
  • free public reception: Friday, June 2, 7-8:30pm
  • Henry Art Gallery

The graduation show for students receiving master's degrees from our Division of Art and Division of Design:

Master of Fine Arts

  • Gavriella Aguilar, Photomedia
  • Peter Barbor, 3D4M: ceramics + glass + sculpture
  • Elizabeth Fortunato, 3D4M: ceramics + glass + sculpture
  • Ryna Frankel, Painting + Drawing
  • Clare Halpine, Photomedia
  • Ding Jin, Painting + Drawing
  • Daniela Mora, Photomedia
  • Arely Morales, Painting + Drawing
  • Cicelia Ross-Gotta, 3D4M: ceramics + glass + sculpture
  • Tarran Sklenar, Painting + Drawing

Master of Design

  • Richelle Dumond
  • Sarah Reitz
  • Tate Strickland
  • Scott Tsukamaki

The exhibition is organized by Jes Gettler, Exhibition Designer and Lead Preparator for the Henry Art Gallery. The Henry's hours and admission information is here. Note that admission is free on Sundays and the first Thursday of each month.

Related Events

  • June 17, 2pm: gallery talk with Gavriella Aguilar
  • June 22, 7pm: performance by Clare Halpine
  • June 24, 1pm: gallery talk with Clare Halpine
  • June 24, 2pm: gallery talk with Cicelia Ross-Gotta


The 2017 Graduate Thesis + Dissertation Showcase is available for viewing. This website serves as a catalog for the MFA + MDes Thesis Exhibition, and it documents the Division of Art History students who completed MA and PhD degrees during the 2016–2017 academic year.