Apr 19 Opening Receptions

Tue, Apr 19, 6pm - Sat, Apr 23, 2016 8pm

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senior presentation, Sophia Bennett Holmes senior presentation, Kimberly Yunker senior presentation, Tucker Elkins senior presentation, Emilio Martinez Poppe and Katie PeBenito senior presentation, Maria Salome Polanco
senior presentation, Sophia Bennett Holmes

Opening Tuesday 19 April, 6-8pm

Senior Shows

Brandon Lockfoot | Great Hall Gallery

Todos los Dias, Keanan Fox | 1st Floor Colonnade

#÷Kimberly Yunker | 2nd Floor Lobby

Christine and Karen, Sophia Bennett Holmes | 5th Floor Lobby

Read My Lips, Tucker Elkins | 6th Floor Lobby

Love in the Time of the Anthropocene, Maria Salome Polanco | 7th Floor Lobby

If They're OK, Emilio Martinez Poppe and Katie PeBenito | 41 Cooper Square Gallery and Herb Lubalin Gallery


All exhibitions on view April 19 - April 23, 2016, 11am - 7pm

The Cooper Union, Foundation Building, 7 East 7th Street, NYC

 
  • 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.