Announcing “Carnivalesque,” the 2015 VCS senior thesis exhibition

The 2015 VCS senior thesis exhibition just opened this weekend in the SVA Flatiron Gallery; it will be on display for the next three weeks, with an evening reception and live performances to take place on January 28th. Here’s a brief description of the show from our website:

Carnivalesque: Opening Reception
Wednesday, January 28, 6pm-8pm
133/141 W21 Street, School of Visual Arts Flatiron Gallery


Selections from the Visual & Critical Studies Department’s Seniors
On view January 17 – February 7, 2014

School of Visual Arts presents “Carnivalesque,” an exhibition of thesis projects by BFA Visual & Critical Studies students. Curated by deputy chair of MA Curatorial Practice, Jovana Stokic, the exhibition is on view January 17 through February 7 at the SVA Flatiron Gallery, 133/141 West 21st Street, New York City.

Participating artists include Taylor Baker, Harris Bauer, Nicholas Calhoun, Lilyann Chen, Jina Choi, Brittany Cota, Carmela D’Agostino, Joseph DeSena, Isabel Dahl, Ashley Elma, Jennette June, Aspen Kincaid, Jinhee Kwak, Monica Lo, Shawn McCarney, Carissa Melillo, Katrina Mitilenes, Lauren Orscheln, Lily Roche, Lisa Saeboe, Julia Santoli, Devon Watson, Rachel Zaretsky and Leila Zhanybekova.

The Huffington Post’s Arts & Culture section recently ran an interview with Stokic in which she presents her thoughts on curating and talks about her role as deputy chair of SVA’s MA Curatorial Practice program. You can read it here.

The SVA Flatiron Gallery is located on the first floor at 133/141 West 21st Street in New York City. The show is free and open to the public, and can be viewed Mondays through Fridays 9:00 am to 7:00 pm and Saturdays 10:00 am to 6:00pm; the gallery is closed and is closed Sundays and federal holidays.

For more information and a slideshow of works from a few of the students in the show, see the listing on the SVA event calendar. You can also contact the gallery at 212-592-2145 or

I’ll be back with images from the exhibition and reception soon.

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