NEW YORK, NY – The New York Academy of Art is pleased to invite you to our annual MFA Open Studios. From 5 to 9 pm on Friday, April 29, more than 100 studios will be open to the public and artists will be present to answer questions and interact with visitors. Held only once a year at the end of the spring semester, this free event presents a rare opportunity to view work developed by these emerging artists outside the traditional gallery setting. The studios will showcase a diverse array of original paintings, drawings, sculpture and prints produced by the Academy’s uniquely talented MFA candidates.

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New York Academy of Art 111 Franklin Street New York, NY 10013

Friday, April 29, 5-9 pm

The New York Academy of Art provides an unparalleled graduate education with a rigorous instruction- intensive curriculum. The concentrations of painting, drawing and sculpture each apply a unique synthesis of contemporary discourse with the study of the human form and the reinterpretation of traditional methods, resulting in an MFA unequaled in depth and relevance for those who put the handmade at the center of their practice.

Recent visiting artists, curators and critics include Eric Fischl, Jenny Saville, Alexi Worth, Natalie Frank, Ross Bleckner, Elizabeth Sackler, Steve Martin, Hillary Harkness and Ken Johnson.

For further information on the New York Academy of Art graduate school, continuing education courses and public programs, please visit http://www.nyaa.edu.

For inquiries: Sean Mearns, 212-842-5965 or smearns@nyaa.edu

The New York Academy of Art is located at 111 Franklin Street between West Broadway and Church Street in Tribeca. Trains: A, C, E to Canal Street; 1 to Franklin Street.


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