Please join us today at 5pm for the openings for our MFA Thesis exhibitions in Steuben and Dekalb Galleries, our BFA Drawing and Painting Thesis exhibitions in East Hall Gallery, and the BFA Printmaking Thesis exhibition is on view through the 18th in the Schafler Gallery. We have our last VALS for the year with Sara Cwynar in collaboration with the Photography department on Wednesday, April 11th at 7pm in Higgins Hall Auditorium.

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Visiting Artists Lectures Series

Faculty Lunch Talks

MFA Thesis Exhibitions:

BFA Thesis Exhibitions:

Upcoming Exhibitions:

MFA Events:

Fine Arts Galleries
Call for Exhibition Proposals

Submissions can be for exhibitions to be in Dekalb Gallery and Steuben Galleries: A / B / C / D. Proposals for group shows only and students, faculty, and alumni are encouraged to apply.

Click here for submission guidelines and application

Deadline: April 30, 2018


Faculty, Alumni,
& Student

MFA candidates Thesis exhibitions works by Jiawei Zhao, Kate Butler, Kristyn McKinney, and Xiaotong Wang in Steuben Galleries and Maura Martin in Dekalb Gallery on view through Friday

Professor and alum Jean Shin’s solo exhibition at the Philadelphia Museum of Art

BFA alum Jessica Perelman’s solo show at Clay Space 1205

MFA alums Alana Macdougall, Jihye Baek, Yasmeen Adxallah in Group Show at Fairleigh Dickinson University

BFA Jason Karolak curates show including Professor Torkwase Dyson and MFA alum Clare Grill

MFA alum Nancy Elsamanoudi at Friday Studio Gallery

MFA alum Will Hutnick at LVLS Gallery in Chicago

MFA candidate Sora Woo’s solo exhibition at K & P Gallery

Pratt Fine Arts BFA candidates Michele Wen and Henry Christian at the National Arts Club

Professor Mary Mattingly at Robert Mann Gallery

MFA alum Polina Barskaya solo exhibition at Monya Rowe Gallery

MFA alum Matt Kleberg at Barry Whistler Gallery and Lehman Morgan

BFA alum Keiran Brennan Hinton at FPAC Gallery in Milan, Italy

MFA alumni Kathleen Vaccaro at InLiquid Gallery

MFA alum Eva Fazzari at Berrie Center Gallery in Ramapo College

Professor Kit White at The Century Association

BFA Alum Nick Van Zanten at Paris London Hong Kong Gallery

Professor Torkwase Dyson at The Whitney Museum of American Art

MFA alums Jessica Adams, Yasmeen Abdullah, Haley Kattner Allen, and Whitney Ramage at ED. VARIE

Professor Anina Major at the National Art Gallery of The Bahamas

MFA alum Sarbani Ghosh at Walter Wickiser Gallery

MFA alum Anna Shukeylo at Avery Galleries and Gallery 101

MFA alum Chris Arabadjis at Key Projects Art Space

BFA alum Maria de Los Angeles at Shiva Gallery, and LACMA

Professor and alum Chris Wright’s exhibition at the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge

MFA alum Greg Lindquist solo exhibition at Lennon Weinberg

Professor Cullen Washington Jr at Rachel Uffner Gallery

Professor Laurel Sparks in group show at Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art

BFA alum Derrick Adams solo exhibition at the Museum of Arts & Design

MFA alum Kelly Larsen at UMOCA

Professor Claudia Alvarez at Edward Hopper House Museum and Study Center


Opportunities for Exhibitions, Grants, & Residencies
Pratt Institute’s Fine Arts Galleries Open Call

Artists Alliance Inc LES Studio Residency Application

Open Call: ArtBuilt Mobile Studios 2018

Arté Venue and Gallery- Flat File program Call

The Shed Open Call

ACAD Symposium Call for Proposal

First Street Gallery Juried Exhibition Open Call

Trestle Gallery Open Call

Wave Hill Artists Call

Katonah Museum of Art Call for Submissions

NYU Galleries Call for Femigods exhibition

Governor’s Island Art Fair Call

BRIC Biennial Open Call for artists in Gowanus, Sunset Park, and Bay Ridge

Bemis Center Artist in Residence Opportunity

Studio Institute Summer Internship Call

Pratt Partnership with Guerrilla Science for a Graduate Opportunity: STEM, Art, & Music

Funding/Fellowship Opportunities for Pratt Faculty and Students

Harpo Foundation Open Call for Visual Artists Grant Program

The New York Art Residency and Studios Open Call

Rome Art Program

77ART Residency Open Call

Creative Quarterly CALL

National Parks CALL

The Sandy Review CALL

Open Calls for Exhibition Proposals at Open Source

SCREEN_ Open Call

Call to Artists by ArtUnited for A Visual Protest for Social Change

New York Foundation for the Arts

Pratt’s Center for Career and Professional Development


Residency Unlimited

Listings Project

Spaceworks NYC: Visual Arts Studios


Events, Awards,
& Reviews

Jean Shin: Collections at the Philadelphia Museum of Art – Exclusive Breakfast and Tour with the Artist on Saturday, April 21st at 10:30am

MFA alum and Professor Jason Stopa’s interview with John Burier in Art in America with a mention of MFA alum and Professor Michael Brennan

Professor Cullen Washington Jr’s interview on Gorky’s Granddaughter

Pratt Fine Arts and SGA participates in Creative Times’ – Pledges of Allegiance, flag by Rikrit Tiravanija

IS ART DESIGN? IS DESIGN ART? Panel Talk at Pratt Manhattan Gallery on April 10th at 6pm

Ramon Tejada: Decolonizing (graphic) Design
Talk on April 12th, 1:00pm at Pratt Manhattan, Room 213

Crossover Salan MFA Fine Arts + MFA Writing, Friday April 13 at 7pm at the Pfizer Building, 630 Flushing Avenue

Queens Museum conversation between Mel Chin and William Pope L. on Saturday, April 14th from 12-4pm

Pratt’s School of Art (SoART) and Pratt Photography are proud to present a special evening with social documentary photographers Radcliffe “Ruddy” Roye and Jamel Shabazz in conversation with author and curator Sarah Lewis on Wednesday, April 18th, at 7 PM in Higgins Hall Auditorium

BookPub Performance, Book Arts Exhibition and launch of Book Arts Minor in the Pratt Library on April 18th at 5pm

MFA alum Hyun Jung Ahn awarded a MASS MoCA Artist Residency in April and Vermont Studio Center in June

BFA candidate Thalia Hernandez selected for the PAFA Summer Residency

Professor and alum Jean Shin’s review in Philly.com, in the Women in the Spotlight at Museums in the New York Times, and in Interview Magazine

Professor Laurel Sparks’ show reviewed in The Brooklyn Rail

MFA alum Greg Lindquist’s exhibition review in Hyperallergic

Professor Ross Knight featured in White Hot Magazine

Professor and alum Alan Ruiz featured in Bomb Magazine

Professor Nanette Carter’s show reviewed by The Brooklyn Rali by Professor Jonathan Goodman

MFA alum Nate Etheir’s review in The Brooklyn Rail by fellow alum and Professor Jason Stopa

Pratt Printmaking will hold the Big Damn Prints on April 24th

Archives Are, talk organized by Pratt’s Society of American Archivists on April 28th at 3pm

The 8th Floor presents: Art as Social Action: An Introduction to the Principles and Practices of Teaching Social Practice Art Book Launch with Social Practice Queens, Friday, May 11, 2018 from 6-8pm

MFA Student Wen Tao review in Art Critical

Pratt Fine Arts Department new partnership with the Siena Art Institute for an annual June residency with a member of the Fine Arts Dept and the School of Design, the inaugural residency artists are: Susan Ciancolo and Assistant Chair & alum Nat Meade

MFA alum Jessica Adams’ review in the Rutland Herald

Professor and alum Jean Shin at Wave Hills Winter Residency

MFA alum Jason Stopa’s essay in Hyperallergic featuring MFA alum Trudy Benson

BFA alum Maria de Los Ángeles featured in Artspace and in Hyperallergic

Professor Joe Fyfe in Modern Luxury Gotham

MFA alum Shahpour Pouyan in New York Times

Congratulations Professor Analia Segal for receiving a grant from The Joan Mitchell Foundation for 2017 Painters & Sculptors

Congratulations to MFA Alum Megan Porpeglia for the 2017 grant from The Ruth and Harold Chenven Foundation

Assistant Chair and MFA alum Nat Meade featured in and solo exhibition review in Juxtapose and review of Froelick Gallery exhibition

Maake Magazine with Pratt MFA alums Assistant Chair Nat Meade, Ana Wieder-Blank, Polina Barskaya

Professor and alum Jean Shin in The Conversation Art Podcast