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Experience “Asterisk,” the MFA Thesis Exhibition at the Prichard Gallery

April 10, 2019

The Prichard Art Gallery will feature work from University of Idaho Master of Fine Arts candidates in the MFA Exhibit "Asterisk," beginning with an opening reception at 5-7 p.m. Friday, April 12, in the gallery. The exhibit runs through Saturday, May 11, and includes work from three graduating master's students from the College of Art and Architecture — Logan Clancy, Jonathan Matteson and Ashley Vaughn. The students' mediums include abstract digital videos, sound art, multimedia and watercolor relief prints.

Matteson, who grew up on the outskirts of New York City, will exhibit a cyberpunk-inspired collection of abstract digital videos and sound art pieces that express his angst about current technology trends.

Spokane-native Vaughn, who works in a diverse range of media, seeks to suspend her audience in spaces and challenges them to be present in vague moments. These moments purposefully withhold information and prompt viewers to internally confront their personal responses to discomfort.

Clancy, from Asheville, North Carolina, will display a colorful collection of watercolor relief prints that seek to narrate her spiritual journey of self-love and re-discovery of the self.

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