Cranbrook Grad Degree Exhibition spotlights student works | The Oakland Press

2016 Graduate Degree ShowCranbrook Art Museum in the News

Every April, Cranbrook Academy of Art puts on an exhibit highlighting graduate students’ work throughout their college career. With the 83-student graduating class, this year’s works are displayed both inside and outside for one of the biggest exhibits yet. “It’s a very great experience because you get to see the innovation that is the forefront of art, architecture and design,” says Laura Mott, exhibition curator. “Cranbrook has an important legacy in that, and this is the next generation.” The works are spread along 15,000 square feet inside the museum, in addition to seven interactive installations across the museum grounds, arranged in a complimentary way, which Mott says was like putting together a puzzle. The outdoor installations are new to the exhibit tradition. Works are showcased from the school’s 10 departments: 2D and 3D Design, Architecture, Ceramics, Fiber, Metalsmithing, Painting, Photography, Print Media and Sculpture. Following the ArtMembers’ Opening Reception, from 6-8 p.m. Saturday, April 16, ...

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