For the first time since 2019, Program in Visual Arts juniors and seniors opened their studios to the Princeton University community. The student studio spaces on the third and fourth floors of 185 Nassau have been closed to visitors since the pandemic, but that all changed on November 2, 2021, when the annual Open Studios event returned to campus. The student artists were on hand to discuss with visitors their work and artistic processes in a wide range of media including photography, sculpture, painting, drawing, printmaking, graphic design, and film.
Much of what visitors saw in-process in the fall is about to be shared through the Program in Visual Arts’ spring series of exhibitions of student work. Opening on February 21 is the Book & Poster Show, poster designs by seniors and artists’ books by juniors created in the fall semester through their respective program seminars. Starting at the end of February and continuing through early May, 18 seniors will present solo shows and screenings presenting the body of work leading to their degree or certificate. Later in the spring, juniors will present a group show highlighting the independent work they have been doing over the past year.