The 2021 MFA Showcase exhibition is on view April 8–April 29, 2021.

California College of the Arts presents the 2021 MFA Showcase exhibition

The exhibition debuts work from 16 emerging artists in CCA’s graduate program in fine arts

The MFA Showcase graphic, which reads "CCA MFA Showcase 2021"

On view April 8–29 at 360 Kansas Street, San Francisco
Free and open to the public by appointment only
Schedule your visit
here

San Francisco, CA—Wednesday, April 7, 2021—On Thursday, April 8, a new exhibition featuring a selection of work by 16 emerging artists from California College of the Arts’ graduate program in fine arts opens at 360 Kansas Street in San Francisco. This is a meaningful milestone for the graduating students and marks the first in-person exhibition at CCA since the school transitioned to remote coursework due to the health risk posed by COVID–19.

Organized by writer, critic, and CCA faculty member Glen Helfand, the exhibition features work across mediums and addresses themes/topics including the travails of 2020, contemporary feminism, the malleable human body, and urban environment.

“After a roller coaster year of Zoom classes and critiques, it is so heartening to be able to mount an IRL exhibition,” says Helfand. “Mounting this show was the first time many of us were able to see the works, and the artists, in person. It is fantastic to see how the shifting conditions have not thwarted their creativity one bit!”

This exhibition is part of a range of thesis offerings developed to meet the conditions of this unprecedented year. CCA’s entire 25-student MFA graduating class will showcase their work on the website 2021.CCAMFA.art beginning Monday, May 10.

MFA SHOWCASE EXHIBITION

360 Kansas Street, San Francisco
Free and open to the public by appointment only
Schedule your visit here: https://app.acuityscheduling.com/schedule.php?owner=22571982

On view:

Thursday, April 8–Saturday, April 10, noon–5 pm
Thursday, April 15–Saturday, April 17, noon–5 pm
Thursday, April 22–Saturday, April 24, noon–5 pm
Tuesday, April 27–Thursday, April 29, noon–5 pm

Artists featured:

Ying Gu, Julian Harris, Zihan Jia, Ann Li, Wendy Liang, Liz Ordway, Aliya Parashar, Ebtihal Shedid, Siana Smith, Pamela Sun, Yiqing Sun, Sonya Thorne, Consuelo Tupper Hernández, Abigale Wu, Zhongyu Yuan, Xuebei Zeng, Minuye Zhou, and Chenyu Zhu.

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