MFA 1st Year Juried Show Reception

An annual exhibition featuring work from our rising MFA students. Guest curated by Legacy Russell, Associate Curator of Exhibitions for New York's Studio Museum in Harlem.  Featured artists and designers include Jerrell Gibbs, Laura Sligh, Eric Birkin, Wasin Tirawattanawanich, Xiaofeng Guo, Sandy Zohore, Andre Bradley, Yifan Wang and Anjali Nair. 

Legacy Russell is a writer and curator and holds a dual-major B.A. with Honors from Macalester College in Art History & Studio Art and English & Creative Writing with a focus in Gender Studies, and an MRes in Art History with Distinction from Goldsmiths, University of London with a focus in Visual Culture. Her academic, curatorial, and creative work focuses on gender, performance, digital selfdom, internet idolatry, and new media ritual. 

Russell’s written work, interviews, and essays have been published internationally. She is the recipient of the Thoma Foundation 2019 Arts Writing Award in Digital Art and a 2020 Rauschenberg Residency Fellow. Her first book, #GLITCHFEMINISM, is forthcoming from Verso Books. 

Monday, August 19 at 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm

Fred Lazarus IV Center, Riggs and Leidy Galleries
131 W North Ave, Baltimore, MD, USA

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