ROOT DIVISION PRESENTS: Second Saturday February 2012

MFA Now 2012

Juried Exhibition and Archive Project Release

When
Sat Feb 11, 2012
Where
Root Division
Time
7pm-10pm
Tags
Arts, Galleries

Description

SAN FRANCISCO, CA- Root Division presents MFA Now 2012, an archive project featuring over 140 Bay Area MFA Candidates and juried exhibition presenting nineteen of those artistsí work.

According to the US News and World Report survey from 2010, the Bay Area is home to six of the top one hundred MFA Programs in Visual Arts in the country: California College of the Arts, Mills College, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco State University, Stanford University, and the University of California, Berkeley.
MFA Now is an unprecedented look at these artists and institutions with the aim of promoting dialogue and archiving current artmaking practices and models.

The MFA Now 2012 Archive, is an inclusionary publication of all eligible MFA candidates, set to be released in Feburary 2012 with a full page dedicated to each contributing MFA candidate and a compilation of essays by the organizers, Root Division, Juror, Kevin B. Chen, and MFA program professors. Designed by the Gold Collective, this printed archive will serve to navigate the contemporary moment in Bay Area MFA programs and find connections between the artists and institutions.

Juror, Kevin Chen, Program Director of Visual Arts, Intersection for the Arts, selected nineteen works from the submitted archive materials to be shown in Root Division's gallery for the month of February. This Second Saturday event serves as an exhibition opening and release party for the archive project. Copies of the archive publication will be for sale at the exhibition opening or during business hours for $20.

More Info

Link
http://www.rootdivision.org
Call
415.863.7668
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  1. Root Division
    3175 17th Street, San Francisco, CA