Theoretical Dilemma MFA Studio Art Thesis Exhibition
Originally scheduled May 2-May 24, 2020; exhibited online due to spread of COVID-19.
Basmah Alhumaid, Wall Painting, Tribal Symbols, c. 2020. 66 in. tall. Courtesy of the artist.
Cynthia Warshaw, Untitled, 2020. Digital print on paper, 33.5 x 24 in. Courtesy of the artist.
Matthew Russo,Knobby, 2019. Oil on epoxy and panel, dimensions variable. Courtesy of the artist.
Nieko McDaniel, The Disco Queen & The Hula-hoop King, 2020. Audio, costume, hanger, hula-hoop, monofilament, 46 x 30 x 30 in. Courtesy of the artist.
Lizzi Alarcón, na- ch3- u- li- zA_ shu- -un _Oth, 2020. Text on paper, dimensions variable. Courtesy of the artist.
Jennifer Frank, Rodified, 2020. Installation: Birch dowels, twine, motion lighting, dimensions variable. Courtesy of the artist.
Theoretical Dilemma presents the thesis work of graduating students in AU’s MFA Studio Art program, demonstrating the culmination of the cohort’s individual interests through various media. The exhibition features the artists’ own self-interrogations, and asks questions of the audience regarding their practice.
Lizzi Alarcon, Basmah Alhumaid, Jennifer Frank, Nieko McDaniel, Matthew Russo, and Cindy Warshaw.
Follow along on the artists' Instagram page @actual_dilemma as they document their artmaking and the challenges of working from home during quarantine.