Alumna's paintings make juried print exhibition
2016 MFA graduate Kerra Taylor’s paintings were included in New American Paintings, MFA Annual #129 (May 2017), juried exhibitions-in-print. This issue drew more than 800 applicants from 112 MFA painting programs throughout the United States. Kerra submitted images from her SIU MFA thesis show.
The #129 issue selected 39 painting students from such prestigious painting programs as the Art Institute of Chicago, Yale, NYU, Columbia University, Washington University in St. Louis, UCLA, VCU, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Rhode Island School of Design, San Francisco Art Institute and California College of the Arts. The juror was Elisabeth Sherman, assistant curator at Whitney Museum of American Art in New York City. The New American Painting #129 issue is available at newsstands.