New Currents in Contemporary Art: MFA 2011

April 15, 2011 - May 8, 2011

Blurry color photo of person's face

Each spring, the Ackland Art Museum at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill presents New Currents in Contemporary Art, an exhibition of works by graduating UNC-Chapel Hill master of fine arts students. Marking the culmination of a two-year program, this exhibition introduces seven emerging artists who interpret ideas ranging from the personal to the political in a wide variety of media, styles, and approaches.

This year’s students include:

Travis Donovan

Carolyn Janssen

Lydia McCarthy

Jessye McDowell

John Hollin Kelse Norwood

Raymond Padrón

Tracy Spencer-Stonestreet

Opening reception: Thursday, 14 April 2011, 6:00–8:00 PM

Light refreshments and music by mgl.

Reception sponsors: Student Friends of the Ackland and The Class of 2011.

Exhibition media sponsor: WUNC North Carolina Public Radio.

Image: Lydia McCarthy, American, born 1981; Untitled, 2010; digital chromogenic print, 72 x 90 in.