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Past Visual Arts Center Exhibitions

2017 MFA Thesis Exhibition

MFA Thesis Exhibition
Opening Reception:
Friday, February 24th, 2017 6-8pm
Visual Arts Center – Gallery Two – Hemingway Center, Boise State University

Laura Goodwin // BAD GIRL
Anna Matejcek // INFLUENCE
Veiko Valencia // The World According to DON SANTO

Exhibition continues through March 17th, 2017. Gallery hours Monday-Thursday 10am-5pm and Friday 10am-2pm Free admission
For more information, please contact Gallery Director, Kirsten Furlong at

Image by Veiko Valencia

Crafting Resistance

Crafting resistance

Crafting Resistance
Opening Reception: January 26th, 2017 5-8pm
Exhibition continues through March 28th, 2017
Visual Arts Center – Gallery One (Liberal Arts Building)
The Visual Arts Center gallery at Boise State University has organized the exhibition Crafting Resistance featuring the work of twenty artists from around the United States as well as Canada and Mexico whose work creates awareness of political issues, examines issues of racial and social justice, or calls for change in environmental issues and human and equal rights. Each of the artists works in a unique and powerful voice utilizing the medias of ceramics, metal, wood, found materials, printmaking, or fiber art.  The exhibition was curated by Visual Arts Center gallery director Kirsten Furlong

Naomi Adams, Pocatello, ID
Jesus Barraza, San Leandro, CA
Sharif Bey, Syracuse, NY
Jim Bove’, Pittsburgh, PA
Melanie Cervantes, San Leandro, CA
Greg Climer, Brooklyn, NY
Amy Cousins, Philadelphia, PA
Michael Dinges, Oak Park, IL
Brian Gillis, Eugene, OR
Susan Graham, New York, NY
Kahlil Irving, St. Louis, MO
Lisa Jarrett, Portland, OR
Dylan Cale Jones, Chicago, IL
Cannupa Hanska Luger, Santa Fe, NM
Mazatl, Mexico City, Mexico
Nina Montenegro, Portland, OR
Io Palmer, Pullman, WA
Noelle Pflanz, Eugene, OR
Jesse Purcell, Toronto, ON Canada
Timo Rissanen, Woodside, NY