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Master's graduates' works to be featured in new I space exhibition

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"Pair," by Sun Kyoung Kim, 2008, sterling silver, 2 x 3 1/4 x 1 in.

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"Stalker," by Jeffrey T. Jones, 2006, mixed media on canvas, 72 x 60 in.


Melissa Mitchell, Arts Editor

Mary Antonakos, I space director

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Work by the University of Illinois School of Art and Design’s newly minted crop of master of fine arts graduates will be on view July 18 through Aug. 16 at I space, the Chicago gallery of the U. of I. at Urbana-Champaign:

The exhibition, “Pulse of a Perfect Heart,” includes paintings, mixed media, digital photography and installations by 13 M.F.A. students who graduated in May: Collin Bradford, Nam Clark, Adam Fotos, Jeffrey T. Jones, Karin Hodgin Jones, Sun Kyoung Kim, Kimberly Kwee, Sung-Yeoul Lee, Youngjoo Lee, Masako Onodera, Phil Orr, Donald Rasmussen and Miriam Slager.

U. of I. art and design professor Melissa Pokorny organized the exhibition. It is accompanied by a catalog that includes an essay by Chicago-based art critic Jason Foumberg.

An opening reception is planned in conjunction with the exhibition, from 5-7 p.m. on July 18 at the gallery, 230 W. Superior St., Chicago.

I space gallery hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.