Fall 2019 MSU Denver BFA Thesis Exhibition

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Center for Visual Art Presents the
Fall 2019 MSU Denver BFA Thesis Exhibition


Opening November 1 in conjunction with Denver Arts Week, this exhibition features thesis work addressing relevant social issues across a wide variety of media by MSU Denver graduates.


DENVER, COLORADO – The Fall 2019 MSU Denver BFA Thesis Exhibition marks the culmination of MSU Denver studio art and communication design students’ education. Graduating students will present their thesis work across one exhibition opening November 1 on view through November 30, 2019. An opening reception will be held Friday, November 1 from 6-8 pm. 


MSU Denver’s BFA Thesis exhibitions are held bi-annually at the Center for Visual Art located in the heart of Denver’s Arts District on Santa Fe offering students valuable exposure to the broader local arts community. These dynamic exhibitions offer a chance to see some of MSU Denver's best and brightest emerging art and design talent.


The exhibition features the work of 21 artists and designers including: 


Monique Archuleta, Alexandra Dirksen, Annamarie Dunn, Erin Graboski, Visi Herman, Bradley Kramer,  Julie Le, Amber Likun Song, Benjamin Myklebust, Margaret Pollock, Cheyne Potter, Jesse Pudillo-Davila, Sean Reifman, Grace Rink, Helen Rivera, Krystle Ruiz, Kristin Smith, Shaina Smith, Megan Stevens, Hans Wendlant and Jasmine Wynter


MSU Denver BFA graduates explore a variety of social issues in their exhibition including themes around identity, addiction and social interaction. Visitors are invited to interact with select installations and explore their understanding of current issues through work created in diverse media including ceramics, communication design, painting, photography and sculpture.


CVA is a division of the MSU Denver Art Department which is dedicated to providing students an unparalleled urban learning environment and a strong sense of community within the local art scene. In addition to hosting the BFA Thesis exhibitions, the Center for Visual Art contributes to MSU Denver’s status as a higher education art program in Colorado that maintains accreditation from the National Association of Schools of Art and Design.


The Center for Visual Art is located at 965 Santa Fe Drive in Denver, Colorado. CVA is open 5 days a week and admission is free. For gallery hours, full event listings and visitor information, please visit: www.msudenver.edu/cva.


About CVA:


Center for Visual Art is the off-campus contemporary art center for Metropolitan State University of Denver. CVA provides a year-round schedule of bold, contemporary exhibitions of both local significance and international reach, educational programming open to the community and immersive workforce development for students in creative fields. CVA is free and open to everyone.