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An Interview with MFA candidate Elena Feijoo

Elena Feijoo is a current MFA candidate at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Her work for thesis will be featured in the upcoming MFA show This Is What It Felt Like at Gallery 400. She was interviewed by Anna Lepsch, a student in the Museum...


An Interview with MFA Student Macon Reed

MFA candidate Macon Reed is a self-proclaimed feminist artist and aptly so. Reed explores social themes via intricate sculptures that manifest notions of trauma, healing, gender, and spectacle. Her sculptures are in conversation with broad social...

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An Interview with MFA Student Ben Murray

Ben Murray is a painter and sculptor from the University of Illinois at Chicagos MFA program who will be exhibiting work at Gallery 400 in the upcoming MFA thesis show A strange house in my voice. Murray was interviewed by Gail Gomez.

Gail Gomez:...

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Finding Our Museum Futures

Will it surprise you if I say I have been utterly surprised to find myself working in and around museums? Growing up I didnt know anyone who worked in a museum, and how I began working in one was serendipitous.

I was born in California's Bay Area...