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From digital-media to traditional still life paintings, MIAD alumni and faculty offer a diverse range of works with two exhibit openings during Fall Gallery Night.

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Opening Friday, Oct. 16, Motion 15: A Juried Alumni Media Exhibition explores the diversity of digital-media works. The exhibition features 16 MIAD alumni from a variety of majors, each creating a unique motion-based digital media work that expresses how time-based media functions within their own creative endeavors. 

The selected works include narrative and abstract videos, video installations, motion graphics, motion-based web design, animation and 3D motion imaging. 

The exhibit will be on view in the Frederick Layton Gallery through December 5. 

Participating alumni include: Brandon Bauer ’96 (Painting), Mallori Taylor ’15 (TBM), Wesley Cathon ’13 (TBM), Nick Waraksa ’04 (Communication Design), Kyle James ’15 (TBM), Adam Osgood ’06 (Illustration), Kayle Karbowski ’15 (ISA), Travis Whitty ’09 (TBM), Nirmal Raja ’08 (Painting), Amy Cannestra ’06 (Communication Design), Erik Holman ’09 (TBM), Chris Willey ’04 (Drawing), Maeve Jackson ’14 (ISA), Xavier Ruffin ’10 (Communication Design), Anne Linginfelter ’09 (Communication Design) and Brett Suemnicht ’14 (Printmaking).

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Also opening during gallery night, The Naked Truth, explores the nude figure through still life drawing and painting. The exhibition created by artist group “Boy Heavy, Girls Welcome” will include drawings and paintings in a variety of media, as well as a literary component, including some writings and books.

The exhibitionon view in the River Level Gallery through December 5,features artists Chris Andrews ’91 (Sculpture), Pete Schassler ’90 (Painting), Todd
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Also opening during gallery night is the Interior Architecture & Design Furniture Exhibit, with an Opening Reception from 5 – 9 p.m. at Design Within Reach, 167 N. Broadway.  The exhibit will feature the work of Robert Matthiesen ’16 (Integrated Studio Arts), whose work won Best in Show at the 2015 annual Fine Furnishings Show.

Also on view, Anastasia Samoylova’s ‘Landscape Sublime’ recreates traditional images of nature. Samoylova is a New York based artist and educator, whose work has been exhibited nationally and internationally. The exhibit is on view in the Perspectives Gallery, room 229.