The MFA Biennial celebrates the rigorous efforts of Illinois State University's Master of Fine Arts program. Providing our extended community a wonderful opportunity to experience contemporary art created in Bloomington-Normal, the MFA Biennial highlights selected work by the 18 students currently enrolled in the program. Steeped in current issues within the field, as well as historical traditions, these students adhere to standards of excellence in order to achieve mastery in their individual studio practices. The various mediums represented include painting, video, mixed-media and sculptural installation, glass, ceramics, printmaking, and photography.
Artists: Alex Beam-Ward, Ian Carey, Melissa Cook, Matthew Cummings, Slate Grove, Alex Hogan, Megan Kathol Bersett, Tim Kowalczyk, Lisa Lofgren, John Moran, Connie Richards Aigner, Jeff Robinson, Grace Sheese, Emily Smith, Megan Stroech, Alyssa Tauber, Paul Trapp and Jared Wittenmyer.