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Exhibition: Environmental Art + Social Practice (EASP) M.F.A.

"Gently Unbind"
Tuesday, June 6, 2023 - 12:00pm to Saturday, June 17, 2023 - 5:00pm
Mary Porter Sesnon Art Gallery
Presented by: 
Art Department
Mary Porter Sesnon Art Gallery

"Gently Unbind" is the Masters of Fine Art thesis exhibition of the inaugural Environmental Art + Social Practice (EASP) cohort of 2023, featuring the following artists: Dav Bell, Annika Berry, Pete Brook, L Gilbert, Lowen Hatano, Ant Lorenzo, Isola Tong, and Natalie Zajac.

The unique two-year, residential M.F.A. program seeks prospective applicants who want to develop their artwork in relation to social and environmental justice questions, contexts and communities. Headed by internationally-recognized artists and including affiliate faculty from across campus, the program integrates the resources of a great public university with the Art Department’s mission of educating and training students in cross-disciplinary, multimedia art practices.


  • Exhibition: Tues, June 6–Sat, June 17, 2023
  • Reception: Thurs, June 8, 2023, 4:00–6:00 p.m. with an after party to follow at the Greenhouse Project (located at UC Santa Cruz Farm)



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