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The Future of Design is Here Parsons Announces Thesis Shows

After years of painstaking effort and unbridled creativity, graduating students at Parsons The New School for Design are ready to present their thesis projects, a culmination of their studies at Parsons. Throughout April, May, and June, Parsons will present a series of thesis exhibitions at the Shelia C. Johnson Design Center and other venues around the city. The unique, creative and innovative thesis projects have been produced by students from across the school’s disciplines, including architecture, communication design, design and management, design and technology, environmental studies, fashion design, fine arts, illustration, integrated design, interior design, lighting, photography, and product design.

Kicking off the exhibition series is the BFA Illustration exhibition at the Arnold and Sheila Aronson Galleries, now through April 14. This is followed by the Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition, taking place in the Arnold and Sheila Aronson Galleries Sunday, April 18 through Friday, April 23. The April exhibitions wrap up with a three-day conference featuring the work of graduates in the MFA Design + Technology program at the Sheila C. Johnson Design Center, Thursday, April 29 through Sunday, May 2.

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