The Ernest G. Welch School of Art & Design Gallery is pleased to present the Annual Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition Series, March 21 - April 8, 2022. Our MFA exhibitions are a highly anticipated annual spring series of solo shows that are presented in fulfillment of the Master of Fine Arts degree at the Welch School of Art & Design at Georgia State University, Atlanta. You will enjoy viewing these shows which are the culmination of three years of research and art making.
About the Designer:
Saavedra earned a bachelor’s degree in architecture from the Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas (UPC) in Peru, 2018. She started working as an independent designer before graduating from her undergraduate studies. Her design projects include the Gift Shop redesign at the Contemporary Museum of Art in Lima (MAC), a break room office in Lima’s Jockey Plaza Mall and a re-usable trade fair stand for Johnnie Walker, among other projects. She is also part of ‘El Macetero’, a startup whose mission is to design gardens and parks with vegetation adapted to Lima’s climate.
Saavedra currently serves as a research assistant on interior and architectural design sustainability topics.
About the Project:
SKY GARDEN— Graduate Housing
The Sky Garden project presents a researched-based and data-driven design for on-campus graduate student housing. The design proposal aims to support graduate students in its academic, social, and professional life. Additionally, the proposed housing will help to connect graduate students with GSU life and help revitalize Downtown Atlanta.
Reception 5:00-8:00pm Thursday, April 7.
MFA series schedule
On view March 21 -April 8
Week 1 - March 21-25 MFA Gallery 150 front & back - David Robertson
Week 1 - March 21-25 MFA Gallery 130 - Bethany Grabert
Week 2 - March 28 - April 1 MFA Gallery 150 front - Jordan Gum
Week 2 - March 28 - April 1 MFA Gallery 150 back - Lizzy Storm
Week 2 - March 28 - April 1 MFA Gallery 130 - Felicia Castro
Week 3 - April 4-8 MFA Gallery 150 front - Travis Dodd
Week 3 - April 4-8 MFA Gallery 150 back - Darya Fard
Week 3 - April 4-8 MFA Gallery 130 - Paula Saavedra