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2D graduate student Jessica Mia Vito has been selected from a nation-wide pool of MFA artists to participate in the National Wet Paint MFA Biennial 2018 in Chicago, Illinois. The exhibition will take place from January 19 to February 12, 2018. The National Wet Paint Exhibition consists of 38 paintings by artists selected from a national call which resulted in over 250 submissions. The exhibition takes place in the expansive gallery of the Zhou B Art Center in Chicago’s Bridgeport neighborhood. All the works in the exhibition will be permanently available online at www.artsy.net. The National Wet Paint MFA Biennial is curated and organized by Sergio Gomez, Curator and Exhibitions Director at the Zhou B Art Center.


2D graduate student Jon Witzky has been selected from a nation-wide pool of MFA artists to participate in the National Wet Paint MFA Biennial 2018 in Chicago, Illinois. The exhibition will take place from January 19 to February 12, 2018. The National Wet Paint MFA Biennial is an outlook and an overview of emerging artists across the United States currently working in the medium of painting. Wet Paint refers to the idea that this is a fresh group of artists. They are MFA (Masters of Fine Arts) candidates and/or recent MFA recipients working primarily in the medium of painting. All the works in the exhibition will be permanently available online at www.artsy.net. The National Wet Paint MFA Biennial is curated and organized by Sergio Gomez, Curator and Exhibitions Director at the Zhou B Art Center.