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Every Disaster Made Us Wish For More
2017 MFA Graduation Exhibition

March 31 – May 6, 2017
USF Contemporary Art Museum

Kate Alboreo, Sea Legs, 2017. Oil on canvas. Photo: Will Lytch

This annual exhibition features Masterís Thesis work by the 3rd year Master of Fine Arts candidates in the USF School of Art and Art History. The 2017 MFAs are Kate Alboreo, Benjamin Whitney Buhl, Joshua Dodhia, Victoria Trespando Escobio, Brandon Geurts, Bahareh Khoshooee, Kate Kinder, Walter Eric Matthews, Hillary Jones McCullough, and Scott Owen Pierce.

Every Disaster Made Us Wish For More: 2017 MFA Graduation Exhibition is supported in part by the USF School of Art and Art History. The USF Contemporary Art Museum is recognized by the State of Florida as a major cultural institution and receives funding through the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs, the Florida Council on Arts and Culture, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Arts Council of Hillsborough County, Board of County Commissioners. The USF Contemporary Art Museum is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums.

DOWNLOADS:
Exhibition Brochure | Exhibition Catalogue

ARTIST SITES:
Kate Alboreo
katealboreo.com

Benjamin Whitney Buhl
benjaminwhitneybuhl.com

Victoria Trespando Escobio
vickytrespando.com

Brandon Geurts
brandongeurts.com

Bahareh Khoshooee
bahareh-khoshooee.com

Kate Kinder
katekinder.com

Walter Eric Matthews
walterericmatthews.com

Hillary Jones McCullough
hillarymccullough.com

Scott Owen Pierce
scottowenpierce.com


Victoria Trespando Escobio, Installation III - All in the name of what we don't know / Space Vacation, 2017.
Wood sculpture and video projections. Photo: Will Lytch

Victoria Trespando Escobio, Installation III - All in the name of what we don't know / Space Vacation, 2017.
Wood sculpture and video projections. Photo: Will Lytch

Benjamin Whitney Buhl, Sufficiently Distant Future Time, 2017.
Mixed media. Photo: Will Lytch

Benjamin Whitney Buhl, Sufficiently Distant Future Time, 2017.
Mixed media. Photo: Will Lytch

Bahareh Khoshooee, As doubt is a cognitive luxury, 2017.
Mixed media, performance. Photo: Will Lytch

Bahareh Khoshooee, As doubt is a cognitive luxury, 2017.
Mixed media, performance. Photo: Will Lytch

Bahareh Khoshooee, As doubt is a cognitive luxury, 2017.
Mixed media, performance. Photo: Will Lytch

Brandon Geurts, series of several paintings, 2017.
Oil on paper. Photo: Will Lytch

Scott Owen Pierce, There is No Such Thing as Now, 2017.
Spy cameras, camera stands, video monitors. Photo: Will Lytch

Scott Owen Pierce, Schematic Sky Memory, 2017. Archival inkjet print. Photo: Will Lytch

Joshua Dodhia, The Depths, 2017. Wood, steel, cement board, paint, fabric. Photo: Will Lytch

Kate Kinder, installation of several paintings, 2017. Oil, acrylic and pastel on paper. Photo: Will Lytch

Kate Kinder, installation of several paintings, 2017. Oil, acrylic and pastel on paper. Photo: Will Lytch

Walter Eric Matthews, installation of four paintings, 2017. Oil and acrylic on canvas. Photo: Will Lytch

Kate Alboreo, left to right: Gurgling Salt, 2016; Slipping Limbo, 2016; Dripping Fingers, 2016.
Oil and acrylic on canvas. Photo: Will Lytch

Kate Alboreo, left to right: Gurgling Salt, 2016; Slipping Limbo, 2016; Dripping Fingers, 2016.
Oil and acrylic on canvas. Photo: Will Lytch

Hillary Jones McCullough, left: Mountain / Asheville / January, 2017; right: Pick / Scratch / Fidget, 2017.
Archival inkjet print. Photo: Will Lytch