Vital Condition: 2024 BFA Thesis Exhibition

Now on view in the Katherine E. Nash Gallery, an exhibition of artwork by the 16 students graduating this year with BFAs in Art.
A rainbow of color pulsates from the center of the composition with text overlaid that reads From April 30 to May 11 Vital Condition, along with the artists names in the exhibition.
Designed by Camden Stevens
Painting of Kermit the Frog destroying a city with lasers from his eyes
Work by Aenea Keren
Installation of painting, stick figure sculptures, and pink vitrine in art gallery
Work by Camden Stevens
Painted textile installation with large circular hole showing white wall behind it
Work by Jacquelyn Fay
Circle of rune around a head that is half skull and half blonde person
Work by Frey Tolhame
Large cutout of a monster standing in front of white window curtains
Work by Anh Tran
Three multicolor marker drawings of overlapping female faces
Work by Nina Lund
Four expressionistic portraits of Black people
Work by Nafyar Abdullahi
Red, Blue, and white drawing of female bodies
Work by Thea Lauren Pineda
Painting of two people sitting on purple couch
Work by Mia Schultz
Chest of drawers filled with ceramic seashells in art gallery
Work by Katja Johnson
Projection in art gallery of person pouring tea
Work by Shalom Berhane
Surreal painting of insects and fruit
Work by Miram Anglin
Drawing of pink and green woman laying in field of flowers
Work by Natasha Warwick
Pink and purple striped sculpture on pedestal
Work by Yang Chen
Detailed ceramic sculpture in front of black and white hand drawn wallpaper
Work by Samantha Steine
Painting of hand holding a fish with text "Nails (ignore the fish lol)"
Work by Ellise Fedor

Vital Condition 

April 30 - May 11, 2024

Katherine E. Nash Gallery

Thursday, May 2:
Public Program | 6:00 - 7:00 PM 
Reception | 7:00 - 9:00 PM
Outdoors at the Regis Center for ArtGallery hours: Tuesday – Saturday, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM

The Katherine E. Nash Gallery at the University of Minnesota is proud to present Vital Condition, the BFA thesis exhibition, featuring the work of Nafyar Abdullahi, Miram Anglin, Shalom Berhane, Yang Chen, Jacquelyn  Fay, Ellise Fedor, Katja Johnson, Aenea  Keren, Nina Lund, Thea Lauren Pineda, Mia Schultz, Sam Steine, Camden Stevens, Frey Tolhame,  Anh Tran, and Natasha Warwick.

Thursday, May 2, 6:00-9:00 PM
Public Program | 6:00 - 7:00 PM 
Reception | 7:00 - 9:00 PM
Outdoors at the Regis Center for Art

Join us for a joint program from 6:00-7:00 pm for the BFA and BA Spring Class of 2024, followed by a reception with light refreshments from 7:00-9:00 PM, rain or shine, outdoors at the Regis Center for Art. That same evening visit the student curated exhibition, Temporal Exchange, in the Quarter Gallery.

The Katherine E. Nash Gallery spans 5,000 square feet for the presentation of exhibitions and related programming that engage with a wide range of artists, scholars, and collaborative partners.

Regis Center for Art (East)
405 21st Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Gallery Hours
Tuesday - Saturday, 11 am – 5 pm

The Regis Center for Art is locked to the public on Saturdays, with U-card access only. Visitors can call 612-624-7530 to gain entrance into the galleries and should plan to enter the building's main entrance located on 21st Avenue South directly across from the parking garage.

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Regis Center for Art is accessible to visitors who use mobility devices or prefer to avoid stairs. Service animals are welcome in the gallery.

A fully accessible, gender neutral restroom is available on the 2nd floor of the Regis Center for Art (West). To access this restroom, take the elevator to the 2nd floor and proceed across the skyway towards Regis West. As you exit the skyway the restroom will be directly across from you. Fully accessible gendered restrooms are located directly to the left hand side when exiting the gallery on the first floor of Regis Center for Art (East).

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