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Poodle-Doodle

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About Poodle-Doodle

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    2017 Fall
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    Sculpture

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  1. I feel you on this big time! I'm in Leipzig Germany right now about two hours driving from Berlin and the quality of life here far exceeds that of America. I don't mean to make this a Euro vs America contest but I think about it all the time. Last spring a friend of mine was in a respectable art fair. While some pieces in the fair were being sold for millions my friend is to this date still living off of food stamps and this is someone with an MFA from RISD. I think if you're going to be in America, you have to know where you stand in relation to this system. Are you an active part of it trying to be a rockstar artist, who will at some point step on other artist? Will you try to dismantle this patriachal hyper-capitalist model of making work in your practice?There's no one right way of thinking about these issues from what I've experienced, instead I think it's what is important to you. Don't get me wrong either because from an immigrants lens there are still many many fascinating things about America. I may not have answered your question about a second gig but that's my two cents.
  2. So far I've turned down offers from UPENN, Hunter, Washington University Sam Fox and UCLA. Just FYI for anyone on the waitlist.
  3. SAIC shantay you stay. Columbia you are the land of tuition for kings and queens. Now, sashay away.
  4. DONT PAY FOR GRAD SCHOOL.
  5. Go you! Was it a fellowship? I am international so pretty much I'm screwed from every angle especially from publicly funded institutions.
  6. UCLA didn't offer a whole lot in $$$ The finalist are Columbia and SAIC. @leekrasner mad props for reaching out to your schools. There's never nothing wrong with asking who, what, when, where, why and how! That's the most important fearless thing that you can do!
  7. IIIIIIII!!!!!!!!!!! When you apply into 20,000 kazillion schools and have to make a decision by tomorrow.
  8. Honestly, it's all a matter of opinion. Congratulations; now I am intrigued about your work.
  9. Thank you all for your kind words of support. I am so excited to get to the studio now that this process is all done! @oliveoil @AnniKatt @Dreaminghigh I don't know where I am going yet. I basically asked my recommenders to have coffee with me throughout this week and we are going to weigh the pros against the cons and where is best for my work and practice versus the amount of money I am being offered (I have two full rides hopefully I can use that as leverage). I wanted to go dancing to celebrate being done with interviews on Saturday night while I was in NYC but dang! It was dern cold all I wanted to do was rest. In response to @Causofit Tehehehehe Hunter doesn't offer any funding. "Apparently" according to them they are broke and very cheap so they are unable to award funding. They encourage citizens and Permanent residence- which I am neither of - to apply for FAFSA.
  10. I got into Hunter College. This concludes my MFA applications
  11. The school I go to better be like....
  12. I got the phone call and met with one of the professors from PennDesign for brunch last Sunday but totally forgot about the official letter. Thanks for the heads up!
  13. Thanks Nicole! I am excited for you too! @eyerolling First and foremost I love your username! Thank you. I have no idea yet but there are three programs that are going to have a lip-sync extravaganza. May the best program win. Good luck! and Fuck it up! Thank you!
  14. Awe, that's really sweet of you @Gwhar1 Thank you!