Art "Battle" to Take Place Near Fenway Park
Dana Woulfe '01 BFA Illustration leads an grafitti battle for Secret Walls in Boston versus artists in New York.
Paint-splattered Chucks Come from Local Collaboration
Alumnus Pat Peltier '12 BFA Animation collaborates with Converse and his clothling line Bandulu Couture to create limited edition Converse Chuck Taylor All Star ’70 x Bandulu sneakers.
Exhibition - Candice Smith Corby: Forever and Forever and Forever is a Long Time
Alumna Candice Smith Corby MFA Painting exhibits Forever and Forever and Forever is a Long Time at the Miller Yezerski Gallery in November-December 2015.
How MassArt & Emerson Will Teach Liberal Arts Students to Innovate
BostInno interviewed Jamie Read, Professor of Design and Director of Innovation about MassArt's new Master of Design in Design Innovation Program (MDes). The MDes Program will train students to work as entrepreneurs using the design leadership with the skills to be agents of change.
Salmon Falls Mills, Button Factory and Art on the Hill Open Doors for Holidays
Kathleen Robbins MFA '95 FA2D will participate in The Button Factory Artists' Studios Open House as a part of holiday welcome to the Portsmouth, NH community.
Field Paoli Architects Names Steve Lovell Director of Design
Steve Lovell '79 BFA Architectural Design celebrates a promotion to Director of Design at Field Paoli Architects, a San Francisco-based architecture and urban design firm.
College Students Walk Out, Rally in Support of Students of Color
Stephanie Houten '18 BFA rallied in support of students of color in the Boston Common #WakeUpWorld movement to show solidarity with students of color throughout the country.
Exhibition of Recent Paintings by Stuart Diamond opens at Skoto Gallery
Professor of Painting Stuart Diamond has his first solo show, Plight at Skoto Gallery in New York. Of painting, Diamond says it is "an ark, a port in a storm and a storm in a port; it is a careening ship laden with trash and treasure."
Boston Pop-Up Shop Offers Local Goods, A Chance To Smile
1630 the shop opened at 119 Newbury Street for six months. Named for the year Boston was named a town, the merchandise and impromptu knowledge-sharing sessions reflect Boston's history and feature historians, MassArt students, and descendants of the Cabot family.
Exhibition - Appointment In Samarra
Appointment in Samarra at the Bronx Art Space includes the work of Jonathan Shimony '91 MFA Fine Arts 2D, and questions the viewers understanding and comprehension of disaster and tragedy as portrayed through modern communication outlets.
Brattleboro High School Graduate's Art Featured in Gallery in Massachusetts
The artwork of Hannah Earley '15 BFA Painting is featured in Reclamation, an exhibition at Nave Gallery in Somerville, MA which "examines the themes, narratives and perspectives that make artwork by women unique and powerful."
Rabbi Israel 'Si' Dresner Joins Filmmaker Clennon L. King at MassArt
Adderley Lecture artist and speaker Clennon King captured in conversation with Rabbi Israel 'Si' Dresner, one of the 16 rabbis who participated in the Civil Rights movement in St. Augustine, Florida.
ICA Opens Doors to Experimental Art, Imaginative Spaces for College Students
The Institute for Contemporary Art, Boston implemented its first College Night with visitors from MassArt students.
Voices for Change from ’40s to the Present
Filmmaker Clennon King screens Passage at St. Augustine at MassArt for its inaugural Fall Adderley Lecture Series, hosting a social justice activist who speaks about diversity. A panel discussion will immediately follow, featuring participants in the Civil Rights movement.
Subjects Get into ‘Frame of Mind’
Frame of Mind a video exhibition featuring stylish and successful women over 60 includes MassArt Professor Dyan McClimon-Miller.
India Abroad reviews Seeing India and Looking In/Looking Out: Contemporary Indian Photography from the Gaur Collection - inviting visitors to look closer beyond the vibrant colors and intriguing photography of the pieces, to the compelling story the photographs tell of contemporary India.
The Techno Feminists Next Door
Ariana Paoletti '08 BFA Sculpture, a female DJ in New York is interviewed in conjunction with Discwoman, a popular trio of a female-run DJ booking agency who promote parties and program festivals.
Somerville-based Filmmaker Screens Documentary on Bloody Civil Rights Struggle
MassArt welcomes Filmmaker Clennon King to discuss one of the most contentious civil rights battles left out of American history with a screening of A Passage at St. Augustine followed by a panel discussion.
Stetson Gallery in Marblehead to Host Opening Reception for Seagrass-themed exhibit by Nedret Andre
MassArt alumna Nedret Andre '01 BFA Photography explores the impact and intricacy of seagrass in the marine ecosystem with a new exhibition, Imagine Seagrass 2015: 50 Ways to Say Seagrass, on view at Stetson Gallery in Marblehead, MA through November 2015.
Your Guide to Holidays Events in Boston 2015
Boston Magazine includes MassArt's annual Holiday Sale in its seasonal guide for holiday events and shopping in Bosotn.
Somerville Filmmaker Brings to Light Civil Rights Events in St. Augustine
Filmmaker Clennon King documents one of the bloodiest civil rights battles left out of American history for our fall Adderley Lecture Series, featuring a screening of A Passage at St. Augustine followed by a panel discussion.
Portfolio Day Offers Students Free Critique on Art
MassArt participates in the 14th annual Hudson Valley Regional Portfolio Day at at the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum in Hyde Park, New York.
Custom Knives Made in Cambridge for Top Chefs
A Continuing Education course with Master Bladesmith J.D. Smith evolved an hobby into a career in culinary bladesmithing for Adam Simha.
Employees of the Month
Vice Magazine names Assistant Professor of Photography Irina Rozovsky as an "Employee of the Month," describing her photography as "transforming external landscapes into interior states."
Laura McPhee's "The Home and the World: a View of Calcutta" opens at Benrubi Gallery
Professor of Photography Laura McPhee opens an exhibition of her work at the Benrubi Gallery in New York. McPhee's work touch on the complex and intricate nature of class and culture in Calcutta.
Recreating Lost Polish synagogue
A year after the Polin Museum has opened, and the public has had the opportunity to experience the recreated Polish Synagogue under the design and development of Professors Rick and Laura Brown, viewers can see the behind-the-scenes construction in their documentary about the project, Raise the Roof.
Advertising a Historic Railroad
Jackson Hackler from New Hampshire Magazine appraises a vintage print of the New York Central Railroad by alumnus Walter L. Greene who studied drawing and illustration at MassArt in the 19th century.
Visiting Artist: Abigail Newbold
Abigail Newbold '12 BFA Fibers serves as a visiting artist at Maine College of Art in Portland, Maine.
Local Couple ‘Raises the Roof’ on Polish Synagogues
"This film is about a remarkable dream and a journey of re-discovery. It is a story of larger-than-life characters —one that starts with tragedy and ends in triumph," states Yari Wolinsky, Director of Raise the Roof, which documents the work of Professors Rick and Laura Brown for the Polin Museum in Warsaw.
First Artist-in-Residence Program Hosts Eleven
As part of Boston Creates, Mayor Marty Walsh announces the eleven finalists of Boston's first artist-in-residency program in collaboration with MassArt. The program aspires to strengthen Boston’s creative capital and create a culturally vibrant and inclusive community.
The Common Room Provides Space for Student Artwork
After visiting MassArt, students from nearby Emerson College were inspired to create a gallery for students to exhibit their artwork on campus.
ASA Appraisal Courses at Massachusetts College of Art and Design
MassArt announces the offering of Principles of Valuation classes taught by accredited senior appraisers with the American Society of Appraisers (ASA) beginning in January 2016.
Indian Life and Culture, Framed by Outsiders and Natives
Cate McQuaid of The Boston Globe reviews "Looking In/Looking Out" and "Seeing the Elephant" on view in the MassArt Bakalar and Paine Galleries. She deems them "two lush exhibitions," which "set up a historically charged counterpoint."
New Book and Exhibition Explore the Art of Air Traffic Control Towers
Carolyn Russo '88 BFA Photography accomplished exhaustive research and exploration for her new book, Art of the Airport Tower, which coincides with an exhibition at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum on view through November 2016.
Twelve Featured Artists from School 33’s Lotta Art Benefit
To celebrate the 23rd Annual Lotta Art Benefit Event, School 33 Art Center and BmoreArt present the work of twelve featured artists, including the work of alumnua Joan Cox '14 Low-Residency MFA in Provincetown.
Ben Jones' Dot Net Video Uses Animation to Recreate Battles' "Technicolour Sounds"
Ben Jones '99 BFA SIM and the Battles (featuring Dave Konopka '99 BFA Graphic Design translate society's screen addiction translated into an animation.
Jamaica Pond Bench in Boston, Massachusetts
Professor Matthew Hincman cited as the creative "guerrilla" behind the oddly shaped "Jamaica Pond Bench" in Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts.
Massachusetts to Missouri, Missouri to Massachusetts: An Interview with Stray Dog Director Debra Granik
Dig Boston interviews the Director of the new film, Stray Dog Debra Granik, who studied at MassArt before gaining recognition for her work directing the movie Winter's Bone.
City of Boston Selects 11 Locals for New Artist-in-Residence Program
The Mayor’s Office of Arts and Culture and the Massachusetts College of Art and Design announce the selection of 11 local artists who will be the first to participate a new artist-in-residence program, called Boston AIR.
Mayor Walsh Launches Housing Innovation Lab
Sabrina Dorsainvil '12 BFA Industrial Design joins Mayor Marty Walsh's Design Innovation Lab, an initiative implemented to bring design thinking and innovation into solving Boston’s middle income housing challenge.
10 Local Artists Named Brother Thomas Fellows
Masako Kamiya '99 MFA Painting and Professor Sandrine Schaefer named 2015 Brother Thomas Fellows by the Boston Foundation.
Harvard Business School Proves It Can Be Fashionable, Too
Harvard Business School student and alumna Helena Monteiro '13 BFA Fashion showcased her latest design's at the school's annual charity fashion show benefitting Cradles to Crayons.
Concord Art to Feature Eight Artists in New Exhibit
The work of Professor Randy Garber and Adria Arch '85 MFA Painting featured in the exhibition, cut•paper•fold at The Concord Center for the Visual Arts.
What to Do in Boston this Weekend: Oct. 22 - Oct. 25, 2015
Metro Boston lists Anita Kunz: Serious Wit as an exhibition to visit on their "Things to Do" List for the weekend of October 22-October 25, 2015.
Sábado 24 de Octubre: Diviértase GRATIS en las galerías de arte de MassArt
El Planeta Boston, Boston's Latino Daily invites the Boston community to visit MassArt for Family Day which includes free programming for all ages featuring art-making, food and play!
The Beauty of Map Design
Print Magazine extols the beauty of Professor John Roman's cartographic artwork in his newest book The Art of Illustrated Maps..
'Best Shot' Photo Gallery: Collection by Ileana Doble Hernandez of Franklin
The whimsical and fantastical photographs of alumnus Ileana Doble Hernandez were featured as the "best shot" in Wicked Local's weekly photograph series.
Art Review: 'In Grain: Contemporary Work in Wood' at Fleming Museum
Amy Lilly reviews the woodwork of Allision Disher '15 BFA Sculpture/SIM, who she writes, "is a young graduate of the Massachusetts College of Art and Design who appears to enjoy needling conventions of the art world and propriety alike."
Urban Farm in Salem Cans Pickles on the Side
Holly Maitland '08 and her husband found their future in pickles! After graduating from MassArt and working for a landscape design firm, Maitland took up farming in Salem and now produces her own line of pickles along with other farm goods.
Weather, Worship, and Whimsy
Boston Globe writer Cate McQuaid notes Professor Laura McPhee's exhibition, The Home and the World on view at Carroll and Sons and in Seeing the Elephant on view at MassArt.
This Local Artist Wants You to Color in Boston
Alumna Jillian Taylor has developed a coloring calendar showcasing 12 iconic Boston spots.
Is this the Most Creative Skate Video Ever?
Dillon Buss '12 BFA Film/Video and his crew win "Best Overall" video for King Shit Magazine's Connect the Dots Competition with a creative amalgamation of bits about skateboarding.
Artists in the Spotlight: A Gathering of Inspiration
Mimi Dickson '52 has been chosen as an "Artist in the Spotlight Program for the City of Homestead" by Vice-Mayor Stephen R. Shelley in Homestead, Florida.
A Ground-Level Art Gallery in Downtown Providence
Alumna Kerry St. Pierre competed in the 15th annual Providence Rotary Street Painting Festival which transforms a skating rink into a virtual art gallery of concrete and chalk art.
Salary Not the Only Yardstick of College Success
Interim President Ken Strickland responds to the recently released federal College Scorecard, which ranks data by federal loan recipients' median salaries 10 years after matriculating.
The 'Five Seasons' Artists Exhibit at Main Street Arts in Saxtons River
Eric Aho '88 BFA participates in the Five Seasons Exhibition at Main Street Arts in Saxtons River in Vermont.
Can Posters Still Change the World?
The Atlantic explores the efficacy and of posters to inspire activism and change. Professor Elizabeth Resnick, curator of The Graphic Imperative: International Posters for Peace, Social Justice and the Environment 1965-2005 contributes to the article by discussing how media is shared today.
Don't Miss These Museum Exhibits in Boston this Fall
Metro ranks MassArt's Seeing the Elephant and Looking In/Looking Out: Contemporary Indian Photography from the Gaur Collection as a "don't miss" for the fall.
Wearable Art at Copley Place
The writers of Boston Day Book laud Fashion Design students Erin Robertson and Emelie Bergh for their gorgeous garemnts on view at Copley Place Mall.
Calico Stocks Finds for the Stylish Shopper
Elissa Paquette '04 BFA Painting commits to selling vintage and vintage-inspired fashion at an accessible price point at her Calico boutiques.
90 Reasons to Fall Madly in Love With Boston All Over Again
Boston Common Magazine lists MassArt's Treehouse Residential Hall as one reason to "fall madly in love with Boston again."
Creative Displays are a Lot More than Just Window Dressing
Adjunct Visual Display Instructor explains that retailer Primark's new window display made by MassArt students at the corner of Washington and Summer streets is an installation of artwork that helps to draw interest to the store.
Kelly Dempsey of Monson competes on 'Project Runway'
Former student Kelly Dempsey competes on Lifetime's Project Runway.
Artist Liken Exhibit Paintings to Invading Alien Organism
After attending MassArt, Nate Hodge discovered that his paintings are a reflection of his observations. He describes his latest series of work as "an invading alien organism spreading across the surface from a colonizing mark."
MassArt Looks at India with 'Seeing the Elephant' and 'Looking In/Looking Out'
Sarah Treco, Laura McPhee, Chair of the Photo Department, and Lisa Tung, Director of Curatorial Programs featured in The Boston Globe at the fall exhibitions opening reception in the Bakalar & Paine Galleries.
MOCA Goes Global
The artwork of Professor Peter Wayne Lewis is on view at the Museum of Contemporary Art Northern Miami in the exhibition: Beijing Booster.
PillPack's Single-dose Packs Makes Juggling Multiple Prescriptions a Snap
While attending Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Science, TJ Parker, now a finalist for USA TODAY's Small Business Innovator of the Year award, took a class at MassArt and later developed the innovative approach to prescriptions with PillPack.
Fire In Cairo: Revisiting the Revolution in Egypt - Photos
MassArt Photography Professor Matthew Connors' new book, Fire in Cairo captures the confusion, fear, and tumult of being in Tahrir through a photographic lens.
6th Annual FilmShift Film Festival 2015
Julia Glassman '15 BFA Animation's Almost There screens at the 6th Annual FilmShift Film Festival 2015 at the Somerville Theater.
The Intrepid Couple Who Restored a Gem of a Polish synagogue
Professors Rick and Laura Brown's Raise the Roof documentary film covering the recreation of the Gwozdziec Synagogue at the Polin Museum screened at the Haifa International Film Festival.
Free Things to Do in Boston, October 2015
Boston Magazine touts MassArt's Wearable Art exhibition in Copley Place as a free, fun thing to see during the month of October.
34 Top Landscape Architecture Projects Win 2015 ASLA Professional Awards
MassArt's Treehouse Residential Hall receives an honor award in the "Residential Design Category" by the 2015 American Society of Landscape Architects.
When a Painter Leaves New York: John Havens Thornton at Amstel
Former Professor John Havens Thornton paintings on view at the Amstel Gallery in New York. Thornton explains his work as "searching for the meaning of line as an edge or a direction that attempts to describe a spatial event."
Photo Gallery: Opening Night of Boston Fashion Week 2015
As part of Boston Fashion Week, MassArt students installed Wearable Art, an exhibition of non-textile fashion on display at the Copley Place Mall atrium.
William Wegman: A Profile
Profile of MassArt alumnus William Wegman, a "A video art pioneer and conceptual photographer."
BostInno Approved: What To Do This Week, 9/28/15
BostInno marks MassArt's "Wearable Art" exhibition in Copley Place as something to see.
Peter S. Cohan: Freight Farms' Success is Worcester's loss
Telegram & Gazette writer Peter S. Cohan laments the establishment of Freight Farms in Boston rather than Worcester. Freight Frams is an agricultural start-up dedicated to creating "a more sustainable and connected food system" co-founded by Jonathan Friedman BFA Industrial Design.
Design Management Institute Recognizes Bill Hannon of Cohasset
Professor Emeritus Bill Hannon was honored by the Design Management Institute at a black tie gala celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the Institute.
Erin & John Paul's Stylish Studio
John Doguin '08 MFA and his wife tour Apartment Therapy through their Washington DC studio, highlighting Professor Nicholas Nixon photographs and art by MassArt alumni among their favorite elements.
Exhibition Featuring Contemporary Wood Sculpture Opens at the Fleming Museum of Art
The work of A.M. Disher '15 BFA SIM and Sculpture appears in Fleming Museum of Art's newest exhibition, In Grain: Contemporary Work in Wood.
View Jennifer Maestre's Work at Artspace Maynard's Open Studios, Sept. 26-27
After graduating from MassArt, Jennifer Maestre '97 BFA Glass started to use pencils as a more economic-friendly medium in her artwork. Her work was on view at Artspace Maynard last month.
Fountain Street Fine Art Gallery to Exhibit, 'All Boundaries Are Imagined'
Jeanne Williamson '80 MSAE Graduate Art Education is one of two artists exhibiting in All Boundaries Are Imagined at Fountain Street Fine Art Gallery in Framingham, Massachusetts.
From Tsarnaev to Townships, Photographer has Captured It
"When I have a camera in my hands, I have this freedom to be open and aware of the world around me — it’s real gift." - Anne Rearick '90 MFA. MassArt alumnus Anne Rearick has received the "Prix Roger Pic" award and the Lensculture Portrait award among others for her photography.
Eye Magazine shares the impact and importance of The Graphic Workshop, an artist's collaborative in Boston which originated at MassArt.
Acton Artist Teaching Visual Art Classes Available in Groton
Donna Dawson '01 BFA Art Education hosts two visual art classes for young adults in Groton, Massachusetts.
Department of Art and Design Hosts Graphic Advocacy Exhibit and Lecture
Professor Elizabeth Resnick curated and presented on "Propaganda and Protest Graphics: A Selective View of Civic Empowerment and Resistance by Artists and Designers" at the University of Southern Mississippi Gallery of Art and Design. The exhibition uses graphic design to respond and call attention to international social, political, and environmental issues.
Inspired by India at MassArt
Laura Chassaigne and Natalie Chassaigne Kurtzman, authors of Boston Day Book review Seeing the Elephant and Looking In/Looking Out on view in the Bakalar and Paine Galleries.
William Wegman’s Weimaraners Return to Max Mara
To celebrate its 50th anniversary, fashion label Max Mara commissioned William Wegman '65 BFA Painting to create eight images featuring their iconic 101801woll-and-cashmere coat draped over his iconic Weimaraners for a series entitled Dog in Coats.
2016 MAEA Award Recipients
MassArt Professor Maureen Kelly named the 2016 "Higher Education Art Educator of the Year" by Massachusetts Art Education Association.
Crafts Take Shape in New MFA exhibit
Lou Whiting '19 BFA gives insight into the new exhibition, Crafted: Objects in Flux at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
USM Hosts International Poster Exhibit
The exhibition "Graphic Advocacy: International Posters for the Digital Age 2001-2012" was on view at The University of Southern Mississippi after traveling internationally to help raise money to support political and humanitarian causes. The exhibition was organized by Professor Elizabeth Resnick and the Massachusetts College of Art and Design in Boston.
Oliver Best Vintage Market Opens This Weekend
MassArt alumnus Justin Pomerleau '12 BFA SIM opens Oliver Best Vintage Market in POP Allston with rotating vendors selling interesting wares.
Westborough Artist reflects on Art, Teaching and The Graphic Workshop
MassArt alumnus John Hayes shares his experience working at The Graphic Workshop" and how it led to a life of art and teaching.
Boston Fashion Week 2015
To celebrate Boston Fashion Week, MassArt Fashion Design students display "wearable art" in Copley Place.
Photographer Rania Matar Lectures at the Carnegie About How Her Work Reflects Her Life
Professor Raina Matar lectured at Carnegie Lecture Hall in Oakland around the exhibition, "She Who Tells a Story: Women Photographers from Iran and the Arab World," on September 15. Discuss her series entitled, "A Girl and Her Room" which features photography of teenaged girls in the United States and Lebanon in their bedrooms.
Cruel Story of Youth by Jennifer Loeber
Alumna Jennifer Loeber BFA Photography explores her nostalgic memories at Rowe Camp through her photographs.
Exhibition: Janet Lambert-Moore: A Creative Life
The Whistler House Museum of Art showcases alumna Janet Lambert-Moore's body of work in the exhibition Janet Lambert-Moore: A Creative Life.
MassArt Offers Course on European Jewish Composers in Hollywood
MassArt will offer the course "Film Music" taught by Dr. Paul Bempechat which explores the evolution of music in movies and the impact composers, many of whom were Jewish, had on the cinematic industry.
Hundreds of “Soloists” in Boston Kick Off a Movement that Rethinks How We Work
Chris Bowers '15 BFA Graphic Design explores the offerings of the Solo Project, an initiative aimed at developing the national conversation about the increasing number of independent workers.
In the Studio with E. Frances Paper
Style blog Puddingstone Post highlights E. Frances Paper - a fine stationery company with gorgeous design and paper stock - started by MassArt alumna Alison Flippin '97 BFA Fashion Design and two close family members.
Local Artist Diana Zipeto’s Collage & Object Paintings at Carry Out Cafe
Diana Zipeto '06 BFA Illustration debuts work at Carry Out Cafe in Newburyport, MA with her exhibition "When You Put It That Way."
Massachusetts College of Art and Design Announces New Master of Design in Design Innovation Program
MassArt is proud to announce its new Master of Design, Design Innovation (MDes) Program. The MDes program integrates deep expertise in design practice with business discipline in a broad-based curriculum that uses market challenges and social initiatives as the context for learning.
Baker-Polito Administration Awards $2.4 million to Boost College Access, Student Success
The Department of Higher Education (DHE) awarded $2.4 million in competitive grants to increase access to college by students across the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
Fast, Fashionable, and Affordable at Primark
Dublin-based clothing retailer, Primark, opened its first US store in Downtown Crossing, Boston with collaboration from MassArt students for their front window display.
Filmmaker Saul Levine’s Early Work Showcased At Harvard Film Archive
Legendary filmmaker and MassArt Professor Saul Levine is recognized by The Harvard Film Archive for his contribution to modern filmmaking with screenings and discussions running from Friday, Sept. 11 through Monday, Sept. 14.
Roxbury Rhapsody Mural Debuts in Bolling Building
MassArt students worked as apprentices with Roxbury artist Napolean Jones Henderson to create "Roxbury Rhapsody" in the new Bruce C. Bolling Municipal building in Dudley Square.
Celebrate India at The Bakalar & Paine Galleries at MassArt in Boston
"MassArt embraces the art of contemporary India this Fall with two concurrent photography exhibitions showcasing the beautiful, seductive and paradoxical land."
Scrapbook: Kaneholler Flip Through Their Old Photo Albums
Alumna Chelsea Tyler of the band Kaneholler reminisces of past moments and music - including sketching taxidermy animals as a MassArt student.
Nicole Deponte Brings Fashionable Flair to Providence's West Side
MassArt alumna Nicole Deponte transforms vintage men’s silk neckties into fashion-forward scarves and shrugs at Lilian Asterfield in Providence, Rhode Island.
Cambridge Artist Matt Saunders Wins Rappaport Prize
Visual artist Matt Saunders has been awarded the 2015 Rappaport Prize by the deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum in Lincoln, MA. Saunders will give a talk at MassArt in association with the prize.
10 Weird Majors Offered at Area Colleges
Boston.com highlights MassArt for offering Jewelry and Metalsmithing and Fibers as unique majors offered in the metropolitan Boston area.
New Art Exhibit Questions Nuclear Warfare
Professor Elizabeth Resnick contributed to, and assisted in curating, "Questioning the Bomb, History and Non-Proliferation," at the Art Gallery at the University of Maryland.
These Young Mexican Women Artists are Speaking Up
Mexican artists Natasha Kroupensky '14 BFA Sculpture and Aline Herrera create a voice from their artwork.
Week ahead: Music, Theater, Art, and More
The Boston GlobeRebellion and Grace: The Graphic Workshop 1970-1992 exhibition on view in the President's Gallery which showcases 85 posters and features other archival materials tracing the student group’s activist origins.
Artist Offers ‘Surf Semblances’
Barbara Moon '50 BFA Fashion is still creating art (and keeping her prices affordable!).
Israel Fickett’s Canvases Hum with Life
Former student Israel Fickett pushes himself to be a prolific, relevant artist. Finding success locally in Maine, Fickett challenges himself to be "the greatest artist [he] can possibly be."
Arnoldi Masters the Art of Walking in the Dunes of Provincetown and Truro
Rebecca Arnoldi '09 MFA Painting leads walks through the dunes of the Province Lands in Provincetown, MA, blending art and nature and teaching visitors along the way.
Skidmore Contemporary Art Hosts Solo Shows for two Southern California-based Realist Painters
Bradley Hankey '07 BFA Painting exhibit work at the Skidmore Contemporary Art in Santa Monica, CA.
'The Journey' Art Exhibition Comes to MTSU
Mary Grace Tinsley '15 BFA Sculpture was awarded second prize at the 2014 VSA Emerging Young Artists Competition, a Jean Kennedy Smith Arts and Disability Program of the Kennedy Center.
Arts Foundation of Cape Cod Names New Executive Director
Julie Wake '07 BFA Architectural Design named the new executive director of The Arts Foundation of Cape Cod.
The Graphic Workshop was an artist’s collaborative, created by MassArt students using design as a form of political activism. An exhibition dedicated to the accomplishments of the workshop, Rebellion and Grace: The Graphic Workshop 1970-1992 showcases 85 posters and features other archival materials tracing the group’s activist origins.
Shop Features Antiques and Artisans’ Creations
Winter Harbor Artisans & Antiques in Maine features beautiful gifts including ceramic art, photographs, and stoneware mugs by MassArt student Vanessa Norris.
BNN News Interviews Ceci Méndez, MassArt
Ceci Mendez, Director of the Center for Art & Community Partnerships speaks with Boston Neighborhood Network Television about Roxbury Rhapsody, a Boston Art Commission for the Bruce C. Bolling Municipal Building in Roxbury, MA by artist Napoleon Jones Henderson in collaboration with sparc! the Artmobile!
Ruth Bernard's 'Transitions Exposed' at Lancaster Galleries
Inspiring story about Ruth Bernard '96 BFA Painting who struggled with undiagnosed dyslexia and became an inspiring artist.
Zehra Khan's Voyage of Discovery in Provincetown
The work of MassArt alumna Zehra Khan '10 MFA on view at the The Art Strand in Provincetown, MA. Included in the exhibition are "malleable structures" - such as painted bedsheets!
Special Display in Murfreesboro: Artwork of Young artists with Disabilities
Mary Grace Tinsley '15 BFA Sculpture was awarded the second prize at the The 2014 VSA Emerging Young Artists Competition. The work of the winners will be on view in a traveling exhibition entitled The Journey.
What Makes Kelly Wearstler a Design Powerhouse
Alumna Kelly Wearstler featured in Vogue Australia for the design empire that she's created based on her unique and gorgeous esthetic.
Greater Bostonian: Helping Kids Cook Up Bright Futures
Toni Elka '86 BFA Painting found her place at MassArt, now she's helping Boston teens develop professional skills with her company Future Chefs.
How Did Lowell Painter's 'Highway' Make its Way to Actress's Cape home?
"Highway thru the Villages" by Vassilios "Bill" Giavis BFA '51 Painting will be up for auction from the estate of late actress and Tony award winner Julie Harris.
Flour(ish) Bake Shoppe Opens on Rantoul Street
Taryn Manzi '07 BFA Graphic Design parlays her graphic design skills into cake decorating, and partners with Jean Sword to open Flour(ish) Bake Shoppe in Beverly, Massachusetts.
High School Art Teacher Melanie Blood Inspires Students, Who in Turn Inspire Her Own Work
Melanie Blood '10 BFA Ceramics became an art educator at Brockton High School where she has discovered that as much as she is teaching and mentoring her students, they inspre and motivate her.
Local Comedian to Appear on ‘America’s Got Talent’
Jenny Zigrino '09 BFA Film competed on NBC's reality TV show, America's Got Talent, spouting her comedic wit to the judges and national viewers.
Noncompetes are the Wrong Gear for Boutique Bike Makers
The Boston Globe discusses noncompetes in the wake of growing bicycle boutiques like that of Firefly Bicycles, founded by Tyler Evans '96 BFA Sculpture.
Boston receives $100,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts
MassArt is excited to work with the City of Boston's Office of Arts and Culture to implement an Artist in Residency Program as a result of a $100,000 Award from the National Endowment for the Arts.
City of Boston Receives $100,000 Award from National Endowment for the Arts
Boston's Office of Arts and Culture will use the National Endowment for the Arts Award to establish an Artists in Residency program in partnership with MassArt.
‘Raise the Roof’ Brings Lost History, and Art, Back to Life
The work of MassArt professors Rick and Laura Brown chronicled in JWeekly for leading students, artists, and woodworkers to re-create the roof and ceiling of the Gwozdziec Synagogue for the Polin Museum.
NEA Awards $5 Million to Cities Including LA, Boston, and New Orleans
Artforum reports on the National Endowment for the Art's Award to the City of Boston to establish an Artist in Residency Program. The City of Boston will collaborate with MassArt to develop the program.
Boston Receives National Endowment for the Arts Award to Support Artists
The City of Boston received a $100,000 Our Town award from the National Endowment for the Arts to support an Artists in Residency program. The City of Boston will collaborate with MassArt to implement the program.
Orlando Welcomes New Mennello Museum Director
MFA Alumna Shannon Fitzgerald has been named the new director of the Mennello Museum of American Art, the second director in the museum's 17-year history.
See Vintage Photographs of Summer Camp Memories From the ’80s
Time features work from Young Summer Love by Cheryl St. Onge MFA '87 Photography, detailing photographs from her time as an art director at a summer camp in New Hampshire in the 1980s.
Commitment to Public Education Must not Overlook Creative Sector
A letter from Acting President Kurt Steinberg to The Boston Globe on the importance of STEAM in public higher education, and its contribution to the creative economy.
A Man Ahead of His Time: Bill Hannon and the Founding of DMI
In the latest issue of Design Management Institute, Professor Emeritus Bill Hannon '56 is highlighted in the feature article.
Best of the Day: '10 Years of Prints: The Posters of Dan McCarthy' - June 25, 2015
A duo show entitled "Two Views II," highlighting the paintings, sculpture and works in mixed media by New Fairfield residents Mary Lou and Robert Alberetti BFA '58 Painting, opens July 24 at @287 Gallery in Danbury, CT.
William Wegman: Dogs on Furniture
Artfix Daily features William Wegman '65 BFA Painting in lead up to the September PIASA sale devoted to Wegman's artwork.
Best of the Day: '10 Years of Prints: The Posters of Dan McCarthy' - June 25, 2015
Boston Magazine names Dan McCarthy's 10 Years of Prints Exhibition, on view in MassArt's Paine Galleries, the "Best of the Day" for June 25, 2015.
MassArt Gives Boston Fashion Sense
MassArt's student designers in the Vision Fashion Show are extolled for their forward-thinking, trendsetter designs.
New Hire: Christopher Wright
Christopher Wright named Dean of Admissions and Enrollment Management at Massachusetts College of Art and Design
Painting Life's Fragile Notes in Provincetown
A selection of work by Donna Pomponio '07 BFA Art History is now on view at the Roccapriore Gallery. About her art, Pompino has stated, "I knew I wanted to touch another human being through my work."
Week Ahead: Music, Theater, Art, and More
The Boston Globe features MassArt's "Above the Fold: Alumni Works in Design" in its weekly round-up of visual arts and activities.
Local briefs: Artist Talks, a Jazz Concert and Art Installations at Old Montana Prison
Alumna Julia Galloway, a utilitarian potter and professor presented at the Archie Bray Foundation.
Melinda Cox '98 upholds a practice of sustainability and "happiness" in her home decor products.
What Makes a Good Tower?
The Boston Globe describes MassArt's Treehouse Residential Hall as "alive at the public sidewalk and bold where it meets the sky, and its colorful facade registers, in architecture, the energy and variety of the school inside."
HueRay! Bicycle Grips Take a Different Angle on Cyclist Safety
Victor Shapiro '10 BFA Industrial Design blends design, functionality, and safety to develop HueRay! Bicycle Grips for cyclists.
MassArt Vision 2015
Style Boston's Tonya Mezrich reviews the MassArt Vision Fashion Show and shares her picks for the Fashion Design Department's rising stars.
In Jewelry and Otherwise, Artists Confound Expectations
The Boston Globe Correspondent Cate McQuaid reviews Ground: A Retrospective of Ruudt Peters, on view in the President's Gallery through July 31, 2015.
Guests Dress Creatively for this MassArt Event
Guests of the MassArt's Vision Fashion Show dressed to impress - wearing creative styles ranging from Alexander McQueen to thrifted designs from Goodwill!
Art Leads to Many Discoveries for JooYoung Choi
Alumna JooYoung Choi's A Strange Paradise is on view at Lawndale Art Center through June 6. Choi uses her artwork to tell stories and to explore her own identity.
Marion Art Center Exhibition Opens June 5
Kim Morin Weineck '01 BFA Painting exhibits at Marion Art Center with Art in Bloom.
Week Ahead: Music, Theater, Art, and More
The Boston Globe suggests visiting Infringement at SubSamson Gallery in Boston's South End.
Dramatic Hats Top Off Party in the Park
MassArt fashion history professor Kathleen McDermott recognized for a "winning" hat at Party in the Park.
An Artist Becomes Obsessive About a Dollhouse at Lancaster County Art Association
MFA Student William Chambers explores "how the home can serve as a surrogate body, a creative haven, and an isolating and insulating space" in his exhibition at Lancaster County Art Association.
MassArt Hosts its Runway Show for Student Designers
Andrew Berul's designs at the MassArt "Vision" Fashion Show were featured in The Boston Globe.
In My Backyard: Iceland
Agnieszka Sosnowska '95 BFA Photography was featured on CNN.com for her photography, which juxtaposes the brutal environment of Iceland, and the feminitity of her subjects.
Handmade at MassArt
Courtney Goodrich from boston.com reviews the MassArt Made Spring Sale, where more than 60 students and 90 alumni contributed unique and beautiful pieces of art.
To Relieve Student Stress, MassArt Brings in Barnyard Animals
As part of "Revive for Reviews," MassArt's Counseling & Wellness Center hosted barnyard baby animals to help students relieve the stress of finals.
Five Questions for Virginia Fretto
Fashion Design alumna Virginia Fretto, owner of Razimus Jewelry speaks with Saratogian on her handcrafted fabric jewelry, and how it's benefiting the American Diabetes Association.
MassArt Stars Share Fashion 'Vision' at Gala
Fashion Design Seniors Morgan Hill and Gloria Im share what inspires their designs - for Im, it's the chemical changes in DNA, for Hill, it's women of the Wild West. These students' designs will be on view at the Vision MassArt Fashion Show on Saturday, May 9, 2015 at the Castle at Park Plaza.
The Community Library Features Edgy Photographs Of The American West
Photography Professor Laura McPhee exhibits her work from her "River of No Return" series at The Community Library in Ketchum, Idaho.
Photo Preview: MassArt Fashion Show 2015
Boston Magazine gives a sneak peek of the designs expected to strut down the runway at the MassArt Fashion Show 2015.
5 Things to Do in Boston May 3 to May 10
Visit the MassArt Made Spring Sale to purchase unique handmade glassblown pieces, paintings, jewelry, ceramics, and other artwork from today's contemporary artists.
Long, Frigid Winter Spurs Photographer Abelardo Morell to Artistic Innovation
Professor Emeritus Abe Morrell exhibits "A Mind of Winter: Photographs by Abelardo Morell" at Bowdoin College.
MassArt's "Treehouse" Awarded Leed GOLD Certification
MassArt's Treehouse Residential Hall was awarded Leed GOLD certification by the U.S. Green Building Council.
Introducing Six of the Year’s Top Student Artists
Graduate students Youjin Moon (Film/Video) and Cory John Ploessl (Installation and Performance) featured among 2015's "Top Student Artists" in the The Boston Globe.
A Look at the MassArt Student Fashion Show and Dinner
Boston Common Magazine shares the hard work and determination necessary to develop the pieces by the Fashion Design students appearing the MassArt Fashion Show.
MassArt Fashion Review
An behind-the-scenes look at the designs of Fashion Design seniors Daniela Cabal, Kimberly Gale Nowers, Carolina Espaillat, and Nicole Oppedisano. These students will showcase their work at the "Vision" MassArt Fashion Show.
MassArt Auction Raises $1 Million
For the first time ever, the 26th Annual MassArt Auction sold out with 700 guests and $1 million raised to benefit student scholarships.
Dillon Buss: Cape Cod Skater, Artist, Filmmaker
Alumnus Dillon Buss BFA '12 Film/Video was profiled on boston.com for his art - including his skateboarding, filming, and other artwork.
The Most Stylish Bostonians 2015
Jordan Piantedosi '15 chosen as by Boston Globe as one of the "Most Stylish Bostonians" of the year. Jordan stated, "I feel strongly about dressing in a way that I like, because when you do something crazy, it gives someone else who is scared permission to do the same."
Art Smart: Roger Kizik's Bookish Paintings Bring Reality, Abstract Worlds Together
MassArt alumnus Roger Kizik '72 exhibits his "bookish" paintings at the Narrows Center for the Arts.
Barbara Bosworth Awarded a Pollock-Krasner Grant
Photography Professor Barbara Bosworth has been awarded a prestigious Pollock-Krasner Grant with her work from The Meadow: A Reverie.
No Child Left Behind: How Sparc! Is Driving Creativity to the Masses
Blogger Zoey Gulmi Discovers the Impact that MassArt and sparc! The Artmobile! has on Dorchester Academy for the The Huffington Post.
Art of Jewelry: Jennifer Trask's Wearable Sculptures
For Blouin Art Info, MassArt alumna Jennifer Trask presents her jewelry as both art and experience for the wearer. Trask's work has been on view at the Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian Museum American Art Museum in Washington, D.C. and the Houston Museum of Fine Arts among others.
Free-Spirit feelings at Beat Hotel
Managing Partner Jack Bardy recruited MassArt student Jordan Piantedosi to create the ambience for the Beat Hotel in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Destroyed by Nazis, Restored by Baystate Artists
Professors Rick and Laura Brown were featured on WCVB's Chronicle for their work with the Polin Museum of the History of Jews.
Transformations: The Interiors and Exteriors Inspiring Greater Boston's Leading Architects
Boston's leading architects share their favorite spaces in the city - including MassArt's Treehouse Residential Housing.
Doc Provides Look at Real-Life North Korea
Professor Soon-Mi Yoo featured in the Chicago Tribune READ MORE
U.S. Consulate And CIFFR Organize Filmmaking Workshops For Students
The U.S. Consulate General Curaçao has invited Kathryn Dietz, a successful documentary maker, producer, writer, director, and adjunct professor at the Massachusetts College of Art & Design, to direct workshops that focus on showing students and others how they can become filmmakers.
Marlboro-born Performer Katya Shoots for 'Drag Race' Fame
Brian McCook '15 BFA Studio for Interrelated Media Competes on RuPaul's Drag Race.
TV Preview: Pittsburgh Native Gets Ducks in Order for FXX
MassArt alumnae Ben Jones serves as the creative director of Animation Domination on FXX Network.
Art Opens a Dialogue
MassArt's Fine Arts 2D Printmaking Department hosts the Master Print Series, featuring artists Norberto Marrero Pírez and Janette Brossard from Cuba.
MassArt Alumnus Brian McCook '15 outlines the process to transform into "Katya," a contender on RuPaul's Drag Race.
Engaging Creative Communities to Enhance the Quality of Life in Cities
In partnership with The Institute of Contemporary Art, MassArt has been named a finalist in Bloomberg Philanthropies' Public Art Challenge. In May 2015, the Public Art Challenge will grant at least three cities up to $1 million each over two years to support temporary public art projects that celebrate creativity, enhance urban identity, encourage public-private partnerships, and drive economic development.
Noir Fashion Week
Associate Professor of Fashion Design James Mason serves as vice president and creative director of Noir Fashion Week.
Color Reigns at MassArt
Boston.com's Courtney Goodrich suggests seeking relief from this year's very white winter at the Color Fields exhibition in MassArt's Bakalar & Paine Galleries.
Artist's Touch: Breathing Life into Feats of Clay
MassArt alumna Meghan Sullivan chosen as Gulf Coast State College's 2015 artist in residence in Panama City, Panama.
Francestown Architect on Mission to Educate Over the Air Waves in Africa
MassArt alumnae Cameron Leandri BFA '13, a humanitarian architect, and Professor of Architecture Paul Paturzo work to bring education to Kicora: Kigoma Community College in Tanzania.
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Free To Public Thursday To ‘Beat The Winter Blues’
History of Art Professor David Nolta was a guest on Radio Boston on Wednesday, February 25. Nolta discussed the attractions at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum and the Bakalar & Paine Galleries to "beat the winter blues" in Boston.
Wangechi Mutu Explores Womanhood at MassArt
As part of the 20th Anniversary of the Adderley Lecture series, MassArt presents Wangechi Mutu. As part of her lecture, Mutu will present slides of her work, and attendees will have a rare chance to hear the artist describe her inspirations as well as the historical contexts of her pieces.
Boston Baker Oakleaf Faces Tough Challenge on ‘Duff Till Dawn’
MassArt alumna Amanda Oakleaf of Oakleaf Cakes Bake Shop in Boston will appear on the Food Network's new series "Duff Till Dawn."
Fashion on Film
Sondra Grace, Chair of the Fashion Department, offered her take on Rag & Bone's new short film highlighting their Fall 2015 menswear collection for New York Fashion Week.
Before Women's Lib, Opera Divas Weighed Down By Diamonds And Haute Couture
MassArt fashion historian Kathleen McDermott details the historical significance of the textiles and jewels worn by pre-20th century opera singers.
Meet the Guys Who Got the Boston 2024 Movement Started
Corey Dinopoulos BFA '07 took on a senior project of designing the branding for a hypothetical 2020 Summer Games in Boston while at MassArt. He turned that project into the idea behind Boston 2024.
ICA Announces 2015 Foster Prize Winners
SIM faculty member Sandrine Schaefer, Carlos Jimenez Cahua MFA '12 and Susan Metrican MFA '12 named James and Audrey Foster Prize Artists by The Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston.
Beautiful Bird Exhibit Spotted At Smithsonian
Photography Professor Barbara Bosworth's photographs featured in Smithsonian American Art Museum's "The Singing and the Silence: Birds in Contemporary Art."
As part of Color Fields the new exhibition at MassArt, L.A.-based Jon Knuth has created a series of paintings in collaboration with common houseflies.
MassArt Hosts an Opening Reception for 'Color Fields'
Boston Art Commission director Karin Goodfellow and Wellington Management Company curator Karen Pfefferle celebrated MassArt's newest exhibition.
WGBH Hometown Challenge Feature
MassArt faculty Mitch Ryerson featured by WGBH Boston for their Hometown Challenge for his wooden structures in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Critics' Picks: Theater, Dance, Art
The Boston Globe deems the Color Fields exhibition "a splashy celebration of color."
Artwork by Ekua Holmes '77 Featured in Google Doodle for MLK Day
On Monday, January 19, an illustration by Ekua Holmes' 77 Director and Community Coordinator of sparc! the Artmobile was the featured image on Google's US homepage. The collage honors Martin Luther King, Jr. and depicts him walking arm in arm with fellow activists in Selma, Ala.
Color Fields Coming to MassArt’s Bakalar and Paine Galleries
MassArt's newest exhibition pays tribute to MassArt alum and professor Albert Munsell, inventor of the Munsell Color System.
Boston's Olympic Flame First Fanned by Dracut Native
For his college thesis, MassArt alumnus Corey Dinopoulous created a visual study of what the look and feel of a Boston Olympics would be like.
Carnegie Foundation Selects MassArt for 2015 Community Engagement Classification
Out of 240 U.S. colleges and universities, MassArt is one of five institutions with a specialized focus on the arts, medicine, or health professions to receive the prestigious 2015 Community Engagement Classification by The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.
Malika Green Pushes the Boundaries of Footwear
Shoemaker Malika Green teaches a sold-out Continuing Education course and hosts a free lecture, "Crafting the Glass Slipper: The Art and Poetry of Shoes" on January 15, 2015.