For the inaugural exhibition in the Frances Euphemia Thompson Gallery, the College is proud to display the work of another artist with strong ties to MassArt, Theresa-India Young (1950-2008), as well as work by current students and alumni who have received the memorial scholarship that honors her. A talented weaver with an encyclopedic knowledge of techniques, materials, and methods from numerous cultures throughout the world, her areas of expertise included Backstrap, Ikat, Kente, European tapestry, and Navajo weaving.
Erin M. Riley '07 BFA Fibers has her first solo exhibition, "Used Tape," at P•P•O•W Gallery in New York, NY. The exhibition will feature Riley's meticulously crafted, tapestries depicting intimate scenes that reflect on relationships, memories, fantasies, sexual violence and trauma.
Erin Shaw '11 BFA Fibers, who was named Scout Magazine's "Best Visual Artist, 2016," was interviewed by Boston Voyager about her art and her advice to other artists.
Nylon Magazine profiles MassArt alumna Erin Robertson '16 BFA Fashion Design and Fibers on her unique style and approach to design.
Selections features the remarkable work of MassArt professors who are newly hired or returning from sabbatical. A venue for faculty to showcase their work, often in experimental directions or media, this exhibition is a perennial favorite.