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SMFA at Tufts BFA Thesis Exhibition: Building Backwards

About the Exhibition


May 8–19



The 2024 Senior Thesis exhibition Building Backwards at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts (SMFA) features the work of graduating BFA and Combined Degree seniors in the Atrium, Anderson Auditorium, and Grossman galleries across the SMFA campus. Showcasing work from the school’s areas of study, including Painting & Drawing, Photography, Ceramics, Metals, Sculpture, Film, Video & Animation, Digital Media, Sound, Print & Paper, and Graphic Arts. The exhibition is an opportunity to share capstone projects in an undergraduate art education with University and external publics.

Senior Thesis is organized by SMFA Faculty Soulé Déesse, Angelina Gualdoni, Megan McMillan, Ethan Murrow, Pam Pecchio, Kurt Ralske, and Teaching Assistant Niko Krivanek, in collaboration with the Tufts University Art Galleries (TUAG).

Participating Senior Thesis Student Artists:
Kate Anderson
Cora Armstrong
Maia Barbee
Joy Bedford
Hunter Borkowski
Maggie Brosnan
William Casey
Bertil Chappuis
Caitlin Chung
Lily Cohen
Grace Drugge
Julie Francois
Luc Grenier
Abigail Harrison
Laura Harvey
Quinn Hoerner
Fiona Jacobson-Yang
Ananya Jain
Giada James
Liana Lapp
Megann Lawlor
Eliyah Lister
Ivy Lockhart
Jenna Lozano
Will Macnamara
Emi Madsen
Marisa McCarthy
Misha Mehta
Pamela Melgar
Asja Mijovic
Sayyid-Rahim Musa
Guadalupe Najar
Annabel Nied
Maddy Noah
Cecilia Orozco
Julia Petrocelli
Anna Phan
Lily Piette
Crater Powers
Bai Song
Ryan Steuerman
Frank Tian
Emma Varteresian
Mars Wagner
Angela Wei
Halley Wilson-Thayer
Adrian Wong
Gina Yu

Image: Frank Tian, BFA ’24, untitled, 2024. Archival inkjet print.