Pantelis Klonaris
Justice acrylic on canvas, 60" x 72"
acrylic on canvas, 60" x 72"
Tarpon Springs, Florida New York, New York
My art advocates for innovating the key systems that dictate society, enabling increased efficiencies and improving quality of life for all. I believe that positive human development and global sustainability are dependent upon refining our current modality. The recurring themes in my compositions transport the viewer through time to collect pragmatic elements and symbols of universal synergy, innovative systems and human sustainability. They reflect and advocate for the initiation of a civilization where environmental and human synergy triumph over barbarism.
Pantelis Klonaris, class of 2013

The MFA Fine Arts program reflects the diversity of New York’s many art worlds. Together, the faculty and students form a community of established and emerging artists from many backgrounds who work across disciplines and modes of practice. Our main goals are to provide a stimulating and supportive environment in which students can thrive and develop as artists, to foster rigorous critical engagement with contemporary art and other cultural forms, and to produce an ongoing conversation, through work as much as through words, about what we make, how we make it and why.

The MFA Fine Arts program attracts ambitious emerging artists from many countries and backgrounds. In their commitment to art, and to one another, they provide a foundation for artistic growth that extends beyond graduation and forms an ongoing platform of professional support.