Thesis Exhibition

The Master’s Project culminates during the student’s last summer in residence with a presentation for the greater community is an integral part of it. Students may either present their work as part of the annual Thesis Exhibition, or they may perform or screen pieces in a separate evening presentation. Exhibition take place in our off-campus gallery in nearby Red Hook, while presentations occur in various on-campus facilities.

MFA 2016 Candidates

The 2016 MFA candidates are Wilder Alison (Painting), Genji Amino (Writing), Gill Arno (Music/Sound), Daisy Atterbury (Writing), Ian Burnley (Film/Video), Theo Darst (Film/Video), Taryn Haydostian (Photography), Benjamin Heyer (Photography), Laurie Kang (Photography), Shambhavi Kaul (Film/Video), James Kelly (Music/Sound), Theodore Kennedy (Film/Video), Zak Kitnick (Sculpture), Bernd Klug (Music/Sound), Natalie Labriola (Sculpture), Cecilia Lopez (Music/Sound), Nora Mapp (Writing), Felipe Meres (Photography), David Roesing (Painting), Matthew Sepielli (Painting), Barb Smith (Sculpture), Krista Belle Stewart (Photography), Ezra Tessler (Painting), Kyle Thurman (Painting), Johanna Tiedtke (Painting), Nathan Young (Music/Sound), Kyle Zynda (Sculpture).

Opening Reception

Saturday, July 18, 1pm - 4pm

Gallery Hours:
  • Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and
  • Saturday and Sunday from 1 to 5 p.m.
Shuttle reservations from Rhinecliff Amtrak station
will be offered for the opening event, please call

Shuttle Schedule:
  • Pick-up at Rhinecliff Station to UBS Exhibition Space at 1:00pm
  • Pick-up at UBS to Rhinecliff Station at 4:15pm

Presentations on Bard's Campus

  • Tuesday, July 21 at 6pm: Daisy Atterbury (Writing) in Integrated Arts room, Ottaway Film Center
  • Wednesday, July 22 at 6pm: Genji Amino (Writing) in Bito Conservatory Auditorium, James Kelly (Music/Sound) in Ottaway Theater
  • Thursday, July 23 at 6pm: Nora Mapp (Writing) in Bito Conservatory Auditorium

+ Directions to the UBS-Bard Exhibition Center