CVPA Student Accomplishments
Nine MFA students and recent graduates from CVPA were selected to participate in the Boston Young Contemporaries exhibition - Jessica Benzaquen, Monica Guerra, Jessica Heikes, Jo Anna Hickman, Amanda Kralovic, Leslie Macklin, Xi Nan, Cuong Sy, Jennifer Woods. This year's jurors were Josephine Halvorson, Pieranna Cavalchini and Kenji Nakayama, and in addition to UMass Dartmouth, the work was juried from MFA programs across New England - BU, Mass Art, Lesley, RISD, UMass Amherst, Yale, Brandeis, Maine College of Art, SMFA, and UNH. http://bostonyoungcontemporaries.com/
Recent MFA alum Aaron Badham and MFA candidate Russell Prigodich won the prestigious Outstanding Student Achievement Award in Sculpture from the International Sculpture Center. The selection was highly competitive, with only 22 graduate fine arts students designated as award recipients from a pool of 374 nominees from 151 universities and six countries. Aaron and Russell were invited to participate in an exhibition at the International Sculpture Center in Hamilton, New Jersey.
Sheet #1 by Russell Prigodich, soap and steel, 20" x 1" x 80", 2014
Huey-Chih Ho, Painting class of 1997, was awarded Gold Prize, Oil Painting 2014 National Art Exhibition, ROC National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts