MassArt in the News
Alumna Caitlin Duennebier '09 BFA Photography and her sister Nicole have collaborated on an exhibition, "Love Superior, A Death Supreme: Caitlin & Nicole Duennebier," on ivew at Trustman Art Gallery at Simmons University.
The Press Herald describes the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston's "Ansel Adams in our Time" as "a rare show that considers Adams not only by showing a great deal of his own work, but by comparing it to his mentors and models, as well as a select group of artists ostensibly inspired by Adams." Among those inspired by Adams, and featured in the show, are MassArt Photography faculty Abelardo Morell, Laura McPhee, and Stephen Tourlentes.
ENIGMA: reactions to Racism by Alumna Chanel Thervil '14 MAT is a mixed-media solo exhibition at Urbano Project. ENIGMA features installations of portraits, abstract works, and interviews. Thervil's exhibition is part of Urbano's curatorial series exploring the theme of Resilience and Sustainability.
Filmmaker and Assistant Professor Chico Colvard's documentary "Black Memorabilia" shdes light on a mostly unknown, if disconcerting, presdent-day market for antique and newly produced racist materials. It premiered on PBS on February 4.
MassArt alumna Bashezo perfromed at "Poetry is Busy: En Voz Abierta/Into the Unfolded Voice” show at the Villa Victoria Center for the Arts in the South End, Boston on January 25, 2019. Bashezo is a multidisciplinary installation and performance artist who blends race and queer theory with African diaspora traditions and aesthetics.
Jennifer Ring of Creative Loaf experiences Professor and alumnus' Steve Locke's "steve locke: the color of remembering" at Gallery 221 in Tampa, FL. The exhibition is a jarring exploration of murder and violence of African-American men in America.
Cape Cod artist and alumna Joyce Zavorskas '08 MFA 2D finds inspiration for her work in remote places on the Outer Cape. She uses nature as her guide. Of her time at MassArt, Zavorskas notes that she learned about "allowing the circumstances of your life to contribute to your art."