"Twelve local artists representing a range of creative disciplines have been selected for the Arts Foundation of Cape Cod’s inaugural Capacity-Building Grant Program. Through the program, the cohort will spend the next nine months identifying practical strategies to help them achieve financial sustainability to grow their practice.
"Sculptor and glassblower Olivia Leigh Curtis ('22 BFA Sculpture) of Falmouth was one of the artists selected. She graduated from the Massachusetts College of Art and Design in Boston in May."
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.
…Before grad school at UA, Barquin knew she was destined for a life in the arts. She grew up in a creative family who saw craft opportunities everywhere. She recalls a walk with her mother as a child when they went past electricians working on electricity poles. The scraps they left behind were purple and green, and that day they took them home to make rings.
“"That sense of reuse and creativity, innovation, has always been a part of me," she says.
MassArt Professor of Sculpture, Matt Hincman, is a selection juror for Art of the State, an annual juried exhibition that has been showcasing the work of Pennsylvania’s artists at The State Museum of Pennsylvania since 1968.
Professor and alumnus Matt Hinçman's public art project, "Wythe and Web" is now under construction at Jamaica Plain Branch Library.
The work of Professor Jill Slosburg-Ackerman and Marilyn Pappas is on view at the Radcliffe, and is highlighted by Globe correspondent Cate McQuaid.
In a new series of graphite works drawn from archival documentation, Sam Durant '86 BFA Sculpture depicts the intentional and often violent destruction of public monuments at Blum & Poe in Los Angeles, California.