The UNLV department of art will host in-person MFA Open Studios noon - 3 p.m. April 30. The biannual Open Studios is an opportunity for the community to visit the graduate studios, meet the artists, and see and discuss the cohorts‘ semester-long explorations in textile art, video, painting, performance, photography, sculpture, installation, and more. The event is free and open to the public.
Participating artists include Cida de Aragon (Grant Hall, GRA, Room 223), Aaron Cowan (GRS, Room 108), Erin K. Drew (GRS, Room 101), Nishan Ganimian (GRS, Room 106), Keeva Lough (GRS, Room 104), John McVay (GRS, Room 103), Lyssa Park (GRS, Room 105), Laurence Myers Reese (GRS, Room 107), Emily Sarten (GRS, Room 102) and Ty Suksangasophon (GRA, Room 226). Fawn Douglas, Soov, thesis exhibition at Nuwu Art Gallery + Community Center, 1331 S. Maryland Parkway.
Studios are located on the second floor of Archie Grant Hall and across the street at the GRS Building, 4570 S. Maryland Parkway (the old Carl’s Jr. at Harmon Avenue and Maryland). Free parking is available in the parking lots in front of Grant Hall and Alta Ham Fine Arts. Limited parking is available on site at GRS.
Though not required, masks are suggested for protecting visitors as well as UNLV students, faculty, and members of the Las Vegas community.
About the Program
The department of art strives to create a model for professional development in all areas of the arts, design, and relevant histories, to teach the diversity of culture and identity in the U.S. and its democratic values, and to prepare graduates for success in competitive and evolving communities through access to cutting-edge fabrication equipment, new critical and creative contexts, and opportunities for exhibition, publication, discussion, and critique linked with partners in Las Vegas and beyond.
More information is available online.