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Dan Herschlein, MFA is having his second solo show, Safe as Housesat JTT Gallery, on view through April 9, 2017. The exhibition presents low-relief wall works, sculptures, and works on paper that depict altered versions of objects and furniture found in the American home. These unnerving constructions invert the myth of the home as a symbol of physical comfort and emotional security and recast it as a site for the psychological transfer of trauma.

Brad Troemel, has an article featured in The New Yorker, "The Troll of Internet Art". 

Rachel Rampleman,
MFA will be featured in "HACKING/MODDING/REMIXING AS FEMINIST PROTEST", a show curated by artist, writer ad facilitator Angela Washko. The exhibition consists of twenty-two artists, designers and developers working at the intersection of art and technology to intervene on dominant voices in tech and popular culture, producing critical (and often comical) works that give visibility to women's perspectives and experences often marginalized, ignored or dismissed. This show is at the Miller Gallery at CMU in Pittsburgh, PA. In addition, Rachel's work "Bodybuilder Vignettes" has been selected for inclusion in Videonale.16 at the Kuntsmuseum Bonn. 

Libby Rothfield, BFA has been featured in ArtforumThe New Yorker, and Blouin Artinfo for her show at Bureau, AAa:Quien. This show was in conjunction with Erica Baum and was on view January 6-April 5, 2017. 

Irina Makarova, BFA and Alison Sirico, BFA are curating a group show,The Right Margain, at Small Editions. The exhibition features works by BFA alum Katie Pennachio. The show will be on view through Janaury 13, 2017. 

Carol Bove, BS is featured in a solo show, Polka Dots, at David Zwirner gallery through December 17, 2016. This exhibition presents a new series of large- scale "collage sculptures" that mark ad eparture within the artist's practice. They merge various types of sculptural processes from her earlier works and references to art historical precedents, and combine three different types of steel. 

Viktoria Sorochinski,
MFA has recently completed two series in Ukraine.  Lands of No-Return (2009-2016)/ Chapter 2 is the second part of an ongoing documentary project portraying the last remains of the Ukranian authentic villages and its inhabitants. Still Beautiful Life is a new series of still life, based on her childhood memories and current observations of the lifestyle in the Ukranian villages. 

Alice Wang, MFA's work will be featured in Nonsensical no. 3at Artbook @ Hauswer Wirth & Schimmel in Los Angeles, CA. The launch is Thursday, November 17, 2016 6-8PM.  

Bonnie Lane, MFA is participating in the group exhibition Belonging to the Night at the Stockroom in Kyneton, Victoria, on view through January 8, 2017. Bonnie is also going to participate in a studio residency at The New York Art Residency & Studios Foundation (NARS) in Brooklyn, New York from April-July 2017. As part of her residency, she will be transforming her studio Petite Projects in Brownsville into a pop-up gallery that will host a number of group and solo exhibitions, performances, screenings and events. Bonnie will be featured as Artist in Residence as well during November and December of 2017 at the Perth Institute of Contemporary Art (PICA), located in Perth. 

Yi Xin Tong, MFA has a show featuring her works as well as works by Joeun Aatchim, BFA titled Trembling SurfacesThe show is curated by Zhang Jianling and Guo Xi, MFA. It is on view at Long March Space in Beijing, China through Februrary 14, 2017. 

 Alex Jovanovich, MFA and Allan Bailey, MFA are both featured in exhibitions at The Suburban Milwaukee.  Alex is featured at their Riverwest location, and Allan at their Walker's Point location. 

Joe Namy, MFA will be premiering his exhibition, Automobile, for the first time in North America as part of La Biennale de Montréal. This performance piece explores memory, identity and power, employing sampling, musical experimentation, video and photography. It will take place on September 25 and 26, in French; and September 30 and October 30, in English. 

Federico Hewson, MA Art, Education & Community Practice is featured in the Hyperallergic article "Wrapping Flowers in Paper that Points Out Their Human Cost." The article detail's Hewson's advocacy efforts for better conditions on flower farms, as well as his project, which substitutes the standard paper flowers are wrapped in for paper that details statistics about the people who work on the farms. 

Alexandria Tarver, BFA is currently featured in the exhibit New Paintings at Deli Gallery. The show is on view through November 9, 2016. This is the artist's second exhibition with the gallery and contains over fifteen paintings completed within the past two years. 

Lily Stockman, MFA and her sister Hopie of Block Shop are featured in the New York Times article "A Trip to India With the Sisters Behind a Cult-Favorite Textile Label," detailing their trip to Rajasthan to oversee production of scarves, quilts and rugs. 

Carol Cabrera, MA Art+Education was featured in this NBC News article about her Final Project making children's storybooks for Filipino-Americans. She was also featured in FilAm Star article for the same project.

Katie Hollander, MA Visual Arts Administration is featured in the Artnet News article "Katie Hollander Appointed Executive Director of Creative Time," which discusses her journey to her current position as Executive Director of Creative Time.

Katie Hollander, MA Visual Arts Administration, and Terence Nance, MFA are both featured as part of Brooklyn Magazine's "The 100 Most Influential People in Brooklyn Culture," recognized for their work in the Brooklyn arts and culture community.

Young Yang Chung, MA is featured in the exhibit The Movement of Herstory: Korean Embroidery at Gallery Korea in the Korean Cultural Center New York The exhibition takes a look into the legacy of Korean embroidery through the life and artworks of Chung, now an indelible part of Korean herstory. It will be on view through April 27, 2017. 
 
Damien Davis, BFA/MFA Visual Arts Administration is featured in Artnet News for the, "Editors' Pick: 10 Art Events to See in New York This Week" for his solo show, Object | Affection; and in an interview for Eyes Towards the Dove discussing his solo exhibition. Damien was accepted as Artist- in- Residence to the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council's Workspace Program in 2016. 

Elaine Cameron-Weir, MFA has been featured on Artnet new's list of "10 Emerging Artists to Keep on your Radar."
 
Alyssa Steiger, BFA has her mural on view at First Street Green Art Park in New York through summer 2016. Steiger's design is influenced by sacred geometry -- through the interaction of forms and colors in a symmetric harmony, the artist creates balance in a world of chaos.

Michael Richards: Winged is an exhibition organized by the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (LMCC) honoring the memory and work of Michael Richards, MA. Michael Richards passed working in his LMCC studio in the World Trade Center the day of 9/11, and this exhibition in his memory will be on view May 28 through to September 25, 2016 at The Arts Center on Governors Island. 

Beatrice Glow, BFA is featured in the solo exhibition, The Wayfinding Projecton view at the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at New York University from March 24 through to December 21, 2016. The Wayfinding Project doubles as a lab activated by research and dialogue led by Lenape and Pacific scholars, culture bearers, and communities, to piece together the surviving historical fragments of land dispossesion, dislocation, and diasporas.

Allison Malinsky, MA has been awarded an artist residency at the Cooper Union School of Art for her outstanding work in the visual arts. Malinsky has also been featured in the article, "Profile on Allison Malinsky: The light that made body in Barcelona" in La Vanguardia, a Spanish newspaper based in Barcelona. The article discusses her work as an artist and a review of her pieces on display at Galeria Victor Saavedra in Barcelona.
 
In celebration of #NationalColoringBookDay, NYU has released NYU themed pages created by Grace YoonJung NohMA Art Therapy.

Lisa Barnshaw, MA Art + Education is featured in the Huffington Post article, "This Bronx Educator Reminds Us Why Good Teachers Are Simply The Best." The article discusses Barnshaw's work at ROADS Charter School, going "above and beyond for her students."

Chris Bogia, Faculty/BS is featured on Artforum as one of the announced awardees on the Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation 2015 biennial list of grantees.

Borna Sammak, BFA and Jasmin Tsou, BFA are featured in the artnet News article, "The Top 10 Booths at Indepedent New York 2016." Sammak's work is featured in Tsou's booth for JTT as number 7 on the top 10 list.

Famed actor, Sylvester Stallone, took an art selfie in front of a video by Borna Sammak, BFA, featured in the ARTnews article, "Sylvester Stallone Took an Art Selfie in front of a Borna Sammak Video."

Amalia Dayan, MA Visual Arts Administration has been featured in the Artnet News article, "Inside Gagosian Gallery's Talent Factory: How Gogo Directors Go on to Rule the Art World." The article explores the successful careers of former Gagosian Gallery directors. Dayan has gone on to found the gallery, Luxembourg & Dayan in New York and London featuring both historic and contemporary artists.
 

Molly Dilworth, BFA is currently working on a mural for the Arts Commission's Toledo I-280 Mural Project in Toledo, OH. The mural is a 6,000 square foot wrap-around mural for the Parks & Recreation building at Ketchum Avenue, facing I-280 in Toledo. It has been commissioned to last ten years and is on view at Fort Industry. 

The exhibition organized and curated by MA candidates in Costume Studies, Beyond Measure: Fashion and the Plus-Size* Woman, has been featured in several online news publications including NYU StoriesRefinery29FashionistaMetro New YorkToday Style, and the New York Times. The exhibition was also featured as the number one story on NYU's, "16 Stories for #NYU2016."


Dennis Witkin,
 BFA is featured in the Artsy article, "The New York Artist-Run Galleries You Need to Know, Part II" discussing Kimberly-Klark, the gallery he runs in Queens alongside artists Robert Alan Grand, Emma Hazen, and Sydney Smith. Witkin has also been featured in the Artspace article, "Meet the Dealers: New York's Kimberly-Klark Gallery Finds a Space for Emerging Artists to Breathe in Queens." The article praises the ingenuity of the artists for choosing Queens as the location for their gallery. As a more affordable borough with lower rent prices, the gallery is not so focused on sales, but more so on allowing their exhibiting artists room to be experimental. Exhibiting artists at the gallery include Libby Rothfeld, BFA who is mentioned in the Artspace article, as well.

Violet Dennison
, BFA and Graham Hamilton, BFA are featured in the Artsy article, "The New York Artist-Run Galleries You Need to Know, Part I" in which the two artists, alongside partnering artist Scott Keightley, discuss running their gallery, Violet's Cafe while managing their own artistic practices.