Media are invited to a reception and awards ceremony on May 9 from 2-4 pm

Exhibition Dates: April 26 - May 15, 2005

The Department of Photography and Imaging in the Kanbar Institute of Film and Television at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts has announced the dates of its year-end show of works by the graduating class of 2005. Entitled Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition 2005, the exhibition—fourth and final following a series of smaller group shows—will open on April 26 and be on view through May 15, 2005.

The exhibition will be on view in the Gulf+Western Gallery (main floor) and the Photo Center Gallery (8th floor) at 721 Broadway. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. weekdays, and noon to 5 pm Saturdays. The exhibition is open to the public and admission is free. Photo identification is required for access to the building. For further information, call 212.998.1930.

The exhibition, comprising approximately 200 works selected from the students’ thesis projects, represents the visual and conceptual diversity of the department’s class of 2005. The 31 graduates featured in the exhibition are: Tracy Boulian, Jono Brody-Felber, Eric Buth, Nicholas Calcott, Filippo Pietro Maria Chia, Sena Clara Creston, Bryan Denton, Ramon Estevanell, Lauren Fabrizio, Alex Feld, Adam Fettig, Adrienne Garbini, Avi Gerver, Alex Gibbons, Ariel Goldberg, Corbin Lee Gurkin, Lisa Jo, Maya Joseph-Goteiner, Katie Kline, Michael Koehler, Alicia Kuri Alamillo, Naomi Leibowitz, Ashley Macknica, Jeanne Parkhurst, Shana Rosenwald, Jennie Ross, Robert J. Saferstein, Robert Sergel, Dan Stein, Mea Cole Tefka, and Cody Trepte.

Works on view include: Alicia Kuri Alamillo’s large color self-portraits exposing how costume, performance, and mask can reveal the ever changing nature of the self; Corbin Gurkin’s black-and-white photographs documenting rural Sicilian villages during the weeks leading up to Easter Sunday; Robert Sergel’s latest comic book, Delaware Ghost, telling the story of a civil war soldier who finds himself haunting Delaware; Lisa Jo’s scanned and enlarged watercolors based on snapshots of annual family vacations; Sena Clara Creston’s light-boxes depicting phantasmagorical scenes of child’s play; Bryan Denton’s photographs documenting the humanitarian refugee crisis in Eastern Chad; Alex Gibbons’s computer-modeled images examining the systems of aesthetics that surround roadside buildings; Naomi Leibowitz’s installation exploring the nature of memory; and Jennie Ross’s illustrated children’s book, among many others.

The Department of Photography and Imaging at Tisch offers a four-year B.F.A. program centered on the making and understanding of images. Students explore photo-based imagery as personal and cultural expression. For further information please contact or see

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