acrylic, spray paint, cement, oil on canvas
MassArt alumnus and faculty Dennis Svoronos '19 MFA 3D recently had a solo show at Boston Sculptors Gallery which explored technologies that we use every day and the ways they represent self and culture.
MassArt's MFA Thesis moved to an all-virtual exhibition, reaching more visitors than typical with an online offering.
Reed, wood, plastic, data, 4,5’ x 3’ x 2’
A portable data device for the Antarctic Explorer, this piece explores the transition from complete darkness in June to 24 hour sunlight in October. Data translated include weather patterns, temperature variations, barometric pressure, wind data, azimuth of the sun, sunrise in relation to cardinal directions, tides, moon phases, moonrise and sunrise. Using a base of 24 hour, every weave represents one hour.
Assistant Professor and alumni Bashezo '17 MFA Sculpture comments on how artists gain success and notoriety in the art world.
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.