Memphis College of Art Students Featured at Brinkley Plaza Opening


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Feb. 14, 2013

 "The Oprah" by Amanda Nalley Memphis College of Art Students Featured at Brinkley Plaza Opening

MEMPHIS, Tenn.—Students from Memphis College of Art have been selected for a juried MCA Student Exhibition taking place on Trolley Night, Feb. 22, at Brinkley Plaza in downtown Memphis. This recurring exhibition takes place every semester and provides a competitive experience for students to show their work in a prominent, high-traffic Memphis venue.

“This partnership allows MCA students the opportunity to showcase a broad spectrum of their work to yet another audience,” said Carrie Brooks, director of career services at Memphis College of Art. “Students of all levels of study use various media to compete to participate in one of the most anticipated art events of our city, Trolley Night, providing them a wonderful professional practice opportunity and another show to feature in their portfolios.”

The exhibition will be on display through the end of April and is open to the public Tuesday through Saturday, 8 a.m. – 10 p.m.

Memphis College of Art provides a rigorous curriculum in an intimate, diverse community to empower generations of leading artists, designers and educators to flourish professionally and contribute valuable ideas to society. The region’s only independent art and design college, MCA is fully accredited with expert, nationally renowned faculty and grants BFA, MFA, MA in Art Education and MA in Teaching degrees with graduates excelling in various careers across the country and internationally. For more information, visit Follow us on Facebook at and on Twitter at @memphisart.

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