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Buried Alone
2018 MFA Graduation Exhibition

March 30 – May 5, 2018
USF Contemporary Art Museum

Buried Alone: 2018 MFA Graduation Exhibition installation view. Photo: Will Lytch

This annual exhibition features Master’s Thesis work by the 3rd year Master of Fine Arts candidates in the USF School of Art and Art History. The 2018 MFAs are Samir Cabrera, Gloria Ceren, William Douglas, Benjamin Galaday, Nestor Caparros Martin, Zakriya Rabani, and Kim Turner-Smith.

Buried Alone: 2018 MFA Graduation Exhibition is supported in part by the USF School of Art and Art History. The USF Contemporary Art Museum is recognized by the State of Florida as a major cultural institution and receives funding through the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs, the Florida Council on Arts and Culture, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Arts Council of Hillsborough County, Board of County Commissioners. The USF Contemporary Art Museum is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums. 

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Exhibition Brochure | Exhibition Catalogue

ARTIST SITES:

Samir Bernardez
samirbernardez.com

Gloria Ceren
gloriaceren.com

William Douglas
willwdoug.com

Benjamin Galaday
bengaladay.squarespace.com

Nestor Caparros Martin
nestorcaparros.com

Zakriya Rabani
zakriyarabani.com

Kim Turner-Smith
kimturnerphotography.com

 

Buried Alone: 2018 MFA Graduation Exhibition installation view. Photo: Will Lytch

Samir Bernardez, Hosting, 2018. Mixed media; dimensions variable. Photo: Will Lytch

Nestor Caparros Martin, Project Ranger, 2017-ongoing. Mixed media; dimensions variable. Photo: Will Lytch

Nestor Caparros Martin, Project Ranger, 2017-ongoing. Mixed media; dimensions variable. Photo: Will Lytch

Nestor Caparros Martin, Project Ranger, 2017-ongoing. Mixed media; dimensions variable. Photo: Will Lytch

Zakriya Rabani, Divine Decks, Tampa, 2018. Steel, wood, shoelace, used skateboard decks, light; 16 x 30 x 25 feet. Photo: Will Lytch

Zakriya Rabani, Divine Decks, Tampa, 2018. Steel, wood, shoelace, used skateboard decks, light; 16 x 30 x 25 feet. Photo: Will Lytch

Zakriya Rabani, Divine Decks, Tampa, 2018. Steel, wood, shoelace, used skateboard decks, light; 16 x 30 x 25 feet. Photo: Will Lytch

Ben Galaday, Planet Trap, 2018. Mixed media; dimensions variable. Photo: Will Lytch

Ben Galaday, Planet Trap, 2018. Mixed media; dimensions variable. Photo: Will Lytch

Ben Galaday, Planet Trap, 2018. Mixed media; dimensions variable. Photo: Will Lytch

Kim Turner-Smith, A Forest Full of Hungry Mouths, 2018. HD video; 7:35 minute loop. Photo: Will Lytch

Kim Turner-Smith, A Forest Full of Hungry Mouths, 2018. HD video; 7:35 minute loop. Photo: Will Lytch

Kim Turner-Smith. Archival pigment prints. Photo: Will Lytch

Right - William Douglas, america’s finest city, 2018. Print on vinyl; 10 x 8 feet. Photo: Will Lytch
Center - William Douglas, too much has been forgotten in the name of memory, 2018. Concrete, bondo, and paint; 6 x 2 x 2 feet. Photo: Will Lytch. Left - William Douglas, there is no humor in heaven, 2018. Mixed media; 10 x 20 x 4 feet. Photo: Will Lytch.

William Douglas, there is no humor in heaven, 2018. Mixed media; 10 x 20 x 4 feet. Photo: Will Lytch.

William Douglas, new color vision, 2018. Laser engraved OSB; 24 x 48 x 4 inches. Photo: Will Lytch.

Right - Gloria Ceren, Defenestration, 2018. Performance, remnants and documentation; dimensions variable. Center - Gloria Ceren, Dreadfully, 2018. Kanekalon; dimensions variable. Left - Gloria Ceren, Glance of, Glance off, 2018. Glasses, stand and battery packs; dimensions variable. Photo: Will Lytch

Gloria Ceren, Defenestration, 2018. Performance, remnants and documentation; dimensions variable. Photo: Will Lytch

Gloria Ceren, Dreadfully, 2018. Kanekalon; dimensions variable. Photo: Will Lytch