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School of Art Student Presentations Opening April 21st

Tue, Apr 21, 12am - Sat, Apr 25, 2015 12am

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Presentations by School of Art Students throughout the Foundation Building and 41 Cooper Square and 31 Third Avenue

Including Presentations by

Joseph Kim: Laika Saw Sapphires - 41 Cooper Square Stairwell

Aaron Fowler, DeVonn Francis, Sebastian Quijada Link: Above the Beast of the Field  41 Cooper Square Gallery

Jakob Biernat & Pete Halupka: 30 Min Dance Party at 7;30 PM - Great Hall Lobby Foundation Building 

Rob Singleton: Outlines to Satisfy the Jet Colonnade Foundation Building

Christina Quinlan: Remember Grass - 2nd Floor Foundation Building

Angad Singh Thakuri: Here & There - 6th Floor Foundation Building

Nancy Paredes: Water Windows - 7th Floor Foundation Building

Kristi Cavataro: PEMDAS - 31 Third Ave 

Opening Receptions Tuesday, April 21st 6PM - 8PM

Exhibitions Open Wednesday - Saturday 11-6PM

  • 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.