Introductions5 at Irvine Contemporary August 8

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Wayne Toepp “Monitor no. 8,” 2008. Oil on canvas (detail).
Christopher LaVoie “Headstone-Milestone,” 2009.
Concrete and yellow tape (installation detail).

August 8 -September 5

Irvine Contemporary is pleased to announce Introductions5, our fifth curated “MFA annual” that brings a selection of new artists from leading art college programs to Washington, D.C. To select this year’s invited artists, we reviewed the work of over 200 recent graduates from leading MFA programs across the US. Finalists were selected through thesis exhibition visits, artist studio visits, and open submissions. Info.

Opening reception with artists, Saturday, August 8, 6:30-9 PM.
Collectors Preview: 1:00-5:30. Discussion with the artists: 5:00-6:00.

Invited artists for Introductions5

*Jonathan Dankenbring MFA, Indiana University, Sculpture and Installation
*John Hill, Jr. MFA, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, Drawing
*Christopher LaVoie MFA, Maryland Institute College of Art, Sculpture
*Paris Mavroidis, MFA, Pratt Institute, Digital Media & Film
*Matt Sartain MFA, Academy of Art University, San Francisco, Photography
*Wayne Toepp MFA, Maryland Institute College of Art, Painting
*Yi-Hsin Tzeng MFA, Savannah College of Art and Design, Painting and Mixed Media
*Stacey Lee Webber MFA, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Sculpture

Yi-Hsin Tzeng “Invisible Series (Orange),” 2009. Acrylic on panel (detail).
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