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New Release: Mary Elizabeth Remington – Dresser Hill

Folk singer-songwriter Mary Elizabeth Remington’s new single ‘Dresser Hill’ is set for release on Wednesday 18th January. The second single from her upcoming album In Embudo, due 10th February, ‘Dresser Hill’, is a beautifully intimate folk song and features Big Thief singer and close friend Adrianne Lenker on backing vocals. They are joined by Mat Davidson (Big Thief) and James Krivchenia (Twain) who provide the song’s soft instrumentation.

By Artists, for Artists (and Everyone Else)

The Members’ Juried Exhibition at PAAM highlights the continued excellence of working artists on the Outer Cape

"It highlights some of the most interesting artists working locally and positions Provincetown and the Outer Cape as a place where ambitious art is still made. Curated by James Stanley, a painter and professor at Massachusetts College of Art and Design, and Kirsten Andersen, a writer and arts administrator, the show features 29 local artists, chosen from a pool of around 250 submissions."

Universal Tools at MassArt include the Digital Fabrication Labs, Documentation Room, Installation Room, Lighting Installation Room, Public Spaces, Sound Studio and Woodshop

Universal Tools

MassArt has universal tools and resources that are open to all undergraduate and graduate students at the College, regardless of major. These facilities include the Digital Fabrication Labs (Fablabs) - which include tools for 3D Printing, 3D Scanning, Laser cutting, and a PCLab for 3D modeling; a Documentation Room; an Installation Room; a Lighting Installation Room; Public Spaces; Sound Studio; and Woodshop.

Artist Steve Locke awarded Rappaport Prize by deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum

"Few contemporary artists have left Boston under such public, or such fraught, circumstances as Steve Locke (MFA, Painting, '01).

"The artist, whose work probes questions of racial terror, male desire, and violence, had established his career here, teaching, making, and exhibiting art over the course of decades. A MassArt graduate, he was a fixture in the city’s gallery scene, later producing high-profile works for the Boston Public Library and the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum.

JooYoung Choi and the Multiverse of Gladness

As her latest works vividly demonstrate, the Houston visual artist is the perfect balm for our era of polarization and bullying. 

"The story of the girl who became the Houston visual artist JooYoung Choi [BFA, MassArt] could have led somewhere dark. Instead, Choi has chosen to create art that reflects an improbably sunny outlook. Even when she explores controversial themes such as gender fluidity, racism, and social justice, her work is so playful it wouldn’t raise eyebrows in a children’s museum."

Sa’rah Melinda Sabino is healing through making art in Portland

For Portland artist Sa’rah Melinda Sabino, her show last summer at the Portland Art Museum’s Aux/Mute Gallery felt like a big risk. “It was a very personal journey,” she said. “I was quite scared because it was my first time even talking about being mixed race, like out loud outside of my journal.” But it was a risk that paid off. At the opening reception, people of color repeatedly told her “thank you for making this work — I finally feel seen.” And for Sabino, “it was sort of an indescribable feeling because I had never felt seen myself before.

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