Master of Fine Arts Graduate Thesis Exhibitions

April-May 2009

From April 25 through May 11, the Museum becomes a gallery for three MFA thesis exhibitions. These exhibitions feature the student’s work in completing a two-year degree at the School of Art and Design, New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University.

All exhibitions will be open to the public beginning with an evening reception on the first day of each exhibition. The museum alters its regular hours for these four day exhibitions; call ahead for times 607-871-2421.


MFA Thesis Exhibition, Mat Karas



Mat Karas
MFA Thesis Exhibition, Ceramics
Saturday – Tuesday,
April 25 – 28, 2009
Reception: April 25, 7-9 p.m.

Untitled Installation, 2008

MFA Thesis Exhibition, Kala Stein


Kala Stein
Convivium: Palladian Room
MFA Thesis Exhibition, Ceramics
Saturday - Tuesday, May 2 – 5, 2009
Reception: May 2, 6-8 p.m.

Convivium detail,
1,600 porcelain goblets, wood, glass
30" x 40' x 4' variable installation

MFA Thesis Exhibition, Seth Payne




Seth Payne
MFA Thesis Exhibition, Ceramics
Friday – Monday,
May 8 – 11, 2009
Reception: May 8, 7-9 p.m.

Legged Urn, 2009
10” x 14” x 7”