Recently, alumna Tracy Silva Barbosa '99 BFA Glass completed "House of Glass" at Haskell Public Gardens in New Bedford, MA. After graduating from MassArt, Barbosa studied with John Lewis in Oakland, CA, and two years ago, she started her own company, Duende Glass.
At Formlabs, MassArt alumna Kat Ely advances technology in 3D printing by designing hardware for plastic powders.
The Academy Art Museum’s exhibition, The Caprichos: Goya and Lombardo, is on display through February 25, 2018. The Caprichos by Emily Lombardo '03 BFA Glass is a series of etchings which are in direct conversation and homage to Francisco Goya’s Los Caprichos, 1799.
Mirrorized blown glass, silicone, anjali, accessories.
Dress Size 4.
A reflective, flexible glass dress interacts with people in New York, while absorbing into its mirrored surface the city that surrounds it. In a revival of the optical phenomenon of the obsolete Sheesh Mahal, interactions tested the invisible boundary set up by the viewer’s curiosity / temptation to feel the dress, and perceived inappropriateness of touching my body.
Blown mirrorized glass, silicone.
Using a custom technique, glass vessels are made flexible and foldable. They respond to breeze, a poke, sound... Encounter with these vessels animates viewers.
(T), (B). Still images from video showing the unfolding of a quiver bowl.
12” x 12” x 48” (object); 48”W x 48” L x variable H (installation).
Glass and flour = Puffy Glass; plant matter, water, digital video projection.
A seedling grows from a puffy glass substrate while microscopic analyses of puffy glass is projected on the adjoining wall. Developed in collaboration with the Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, and the Advanced Center of Microscopy and Microanalyses at Sydney University.