OPENING: Bennani, Ceruzzi & Moore, Baez, Hand, Photo II, Drawing

Tuesday, November 27, 2012, 6 - 8pm

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Elle Roussaux, Photo II M. Bennani / E. Ceruzzi / J. Moore Taylor Hand
Elle Roussaux, Photo II

School of Art Student Exhibitions
Opening Tuesday, November 27, 2012
6:00 - 8:00pm

Meriem Bennani, Erika Ceruzzi, John-Mercer Moore
Senior Presentation
41 Cooper Gallery

Photo II Class Exhibition
2nd Floor Lobby, Foundation Building

Drawing Class Exhibition
5th Floor Lobby, Foundation Building

Pedro Baez
Senior Presentation
6th Floor Lobby, Foundation Building

Taylor Hand
Senior Presentation
7th Floor Lobby, Foundation Building

  • Founded by inventor, industrialist and philanthropist Peter Cooper in 1859, The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art offers education in art, architecture and engineering, as well as courses in the humanities and social sciences.

  • “My feelings, my desires, my hopes, embrace humanity throughout the world,” Peter Cooper proclaimed in a speech in 1853. He looked forward to a time when, “knowledge shall cover the earth as waters cover the great deep.”

  • From its beginnings, Cooper Union was a unique institution, dedicated to founder Peter Cooper's proposition that education is the key not only to personal prosperity but to civic virtue and harmony.

  • Peter Cooper wanted his graduates to acquire the technical mastery and entrepreneurial skills, enrich their intellects and spark their creativity, and develop a sense of social justice that would translate into action.