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In Memoriam: MFA Alumnus Steven Brent

January 22, 2021

Steven M. Brent, a member of the “New, New Painters” who earned his MFA degree at UNC-Chapel Hill, died Dec. 4, 2020. A link to his obituary is below.

MFA Alumna Joy Meyer interviewed in Voyage LA Magazine

January 8, 2021

You can read the interview here:  joy tirade is the artist name of Joy Meyer. She holds an MFA from UNC, Chapel Hill. Previously, she graduated Phi Beta Kappa from University of Virginia with a BA in Studio + … Continued

Studio update from MFA alum MJ Sharp

January 4, 2021

Greetings! Along with best wishes for 2021, I wanted to send along a few quick updates. 1) The wonderful lecture by Michele Frederick about curating the Reflections on Light show on view now (and also virtually) at the North Carolina Museum of … Continued

BFA Alumna Ayla Gizlice exhibition at Anchorlight

December 14, 2020

Brightwork Series presents: Çukurova Plain by Ayla Gizlice Thursday, November 5 – Sunday, December 20 Ayla Gizlice is a Turkish-American artist born in Raleigh. Çukurova Plain examines presentations of Osmaniye, her father’s hometown, in her own American one. The work serves as an introduction … Continued

Studio update from MFA alum MJ Sharp

November 30, 2020

Greetings! I know it’s been a while. I’ve succumbed to the lure of updating folks via twitter and instagram (those tempting links are at the very bottom), but here is some recent news all in one place and only slightly … Continued

Studio Update from Alumna Joy Meyer

October 22, 2020

Hello Friend   It has been a while since I have written to you but I am thrilled to announce today my new teaching project. I hope you will consider joining me on this new journey.  New Course: Intuitive Painting This … Continued