FIFTY: An Alumni Exhibition Coffee with a Curator

Saturday, May 28, 2022 // 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.

MOCA Jacksonville

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Non-Members $15 

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To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the establishment of The University of North Florida, and underlining MOCA's special affiliation as a cultural institute of UNF, this exhibition showcases the work of fifty artists, each having graduated from the Department of Art, Art History and Design, and having carved substantial careers as professional, practicing artists. Working across a breadth of media - from photography to painting, film to ceramics, and sculpture to printmaking - the diversity of work on display is reflective of the variety of art disciplines taught at UNF, as well as the wealth of career opportunities that UNF alumni choose to explore. The first exhibition of its kind, FIFTY demonstrates the strength of art and creativity at UNF, as well as its continued impact and reach in Jacksonville, across the nation, and around the world. 


FIFTY: An Alumni Exhibition was co-curated by Caitlín Doherty and Louise Freshman Brown. Caitlín had engaged with artists, students, and communities around the world throughout a career that spans Scotland, Ireland, Qatar, and the United States. She joined MOCA Jacksonville as Executive Director in 2017. Louise is Distinguished Professor Emerita at the University of North Florida. Her work as a UNF Professor and active artist in her own right has supported students in their journey to artistic excellence for more than 40 years.