May 16, 2019

Congratulations to all of our graduating students! 

We are so proud of all that you have accomplished! We are sorry to see you leave but have no doubt that you will move on to exciting new adventures, and excel at whatever awaits you.

Many thanks to all of the faculty, staff, and technicians who have worked so hard to support our students this year, and who make Pratt Fine Arts the vibrant center of creative excellence that it is.

Have a fabulous summer everyone!

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Our exhibitions on view are the  MFA Thesis exhibitions in Dekalb and Steuben Galleries and the Printmaking BFA Thesis exhibition the Rubelle and Norman Schafler Gallery and BFA Jewelry in the Pratt Shows 2019.   And the All-inclusive MFA exhibition ALL IN, work by second-year MFA Fine Arts candidates, curated by LeRonn P. Brooks is on view through May 21, 2019 at the Pratt Manhattan Gallery, 144 West 14 Street, 2nd Floor.  

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Thank you, Professor Linda Francis, for your many years of service! 

We wish you all the best in your retirement!

Linda Francis has exhibited her work nationally and internationally. Her paintings and drawings investigate the relational aspect of form, possibility as a variable of viewpoint, the paradox of appearances, and movement as form. She has mounted solo exhibitions at Minus Space, MoMA PS1, Nicholas Davies Gallery, Condeso Lawler Gallery, Damon Brandt Gallery, Hal Bromm Gallery (all NYC), William Paterson University (NJ), University of Alabama (AL), New Arts Program (PA), Galerie Ghislain Mollet-Vieville et J.P. Najar (Paris) and Gallery Per Sten (Copenhagen). She has been included in countless group exhibitions. She is the recipient of awards from The Terra Foundation, American Academy of Arts and Letters, John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts, New York State Council on the Arts, and Hunter College. Her work has been written about by critics including Yve-Alain Bois, Tiffany Bell, Ken Johnson, Carter Ratcliff, David Shapiro and   Benjamin La Rocco, among others, in publications such as Flash Art, Arts, Artforum, Art Press, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Artnet Magazine, Art in America, Artcritical, and The New York Times. Her work is included in the public collections of the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Portland Art Museum, MIT List Visual Arts Center, University of Alabama, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, (DK), Nordjyullands Kunstmuseum, Stavanger Kunstmuseum, Schlumberger Collection, Equitable Collection, Mediagnost Tubingen, and the Jean-Paul Najar Foundation.