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BFA Alumni in Action

Our BFA alumni are a network of skilled artists throughout the world and are a part of community of that share connections and expand the field of visual art and creative practices. 

Portrait of Monilola

Monilola Ilupeju is now working as an artist and editor in Berlin. She was a Participant at Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Summer 2018.

Monilola Olayemi Ilupeju, BFA Studio Art, 2018

The program opened me up to the wonders of conceptual art and performance and as I continued to study and make more work, I felt that I could finally begin to taste the thing that brings me the most peace and joy in life. Additionally, I developed and have maintained close friendships with a few of my professors who epitomize what it means to be both an excellent artist and a present mentor. 

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K. Rawald at their exhibition at Chappel de la Misericorde during their residency at A.I.R Vallauris, 2019

K. Rawald, BFA Studio Art & Minor in Psychology, 2019

My entrance into the Studio Art program was rather unexpected. Two years into the Psychology Department, I transferred, recognizing my need for the creative process and the sanctuary of the studio. But it was the BFA program, and its professors, that fostered an environment that enabled me to cultivate my practice, learning to articulate myself through my work in ways I could have never anticipated.

 

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Nathan is a working artist and the founding director of SUBLIMATION, an artist-run curatorial platform supporting interdisciplinary projects by emerging artists in New York's Lower East Side.

Nathan Storey Freeman, BFA Studio Art, 2018
The Studio Art program allowed me to experiment in all different medias, encouraging the development of an evolving interdisciplinary practice that I could maintain after graduation. Having close relationships with my professors and a private studio in the thesis year granted me tremendous growth. 
 

An image of Maya Beverly, wearing a short-sleeve blouse and looking directly into the camera. She is against a bluish background.

Maya Beverly is a working artist in New York. She was recently a Summer Resident at The Archie Bray Foundation, 2021, and a Book Arts Resident at Women's Studio Workshop, 2020.

Maya Beverly, BFA Studio Art, 2020
The Studio Art program allowed me the freedom to explore different mediums and cultivate my interests. Having my own studio my senior year enabled me to start having foundational conversations about my practice; that I still reflect on. I formed meaningful connections with other students and faculty, who continue to push and inspire me.