Tam Willey '02 BFA Sculpture, the founder of Toadstool Walks, discusses their discovery of tranquility and peace through Forest Bathing.
Artist and alumna Elizabeth Alexander shapes discarded decor into thought-provoking pieces. Alexander is an Assistant Professor at University of North Carolina School of the Arts and her work is currently on display at the the William King Museum of Art, the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art, and the San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles.
Popular Woodworking interviews Reid Schwartz '06 BFA: artist, interested human, maker of tools, worker of wood and restorer of old things.
The Globe highlights alumna Michelle Maroon '11 BFA Sculpture's Instagram account about her artwork, which is "'expressive and emotive series of layers and colors' that create a three dimensional space through 'transparency and fluidity.'"
Alumnus Khiem Nguyen, one half of A&K Woodworking and Design, an Austin-based company specializing in bespoke furniture will be on Making It, a reality competition about crafting hosted by Amy Poehler and Nick Offerman!
Professors Rick and Laura Brown's course Toys for Elephants brings functional toys to the elephants at Buttonwood Zoo in New Bedford, MA. "The toys are intended to entice the elephants to figure out how to get the food inside and to use some physical effort to make that happen. In their natural habitat, elephants spend about 18 hours foraging for food, reaching with their trunk and digging with their feet."