MassArt in the News
"Homage to Failure" by Alexis Agbay '11 BFA honors her past artistic failings in Dorchester Art Project's "Altarations."
Professor and alumnus Steve Locke, current artist in residence for the City of Boston joins Kevin Peterson, Founder and Executive Director of the New Democracy Coalition and Meghna Chakrabarti to discuss his proposed memorial for Faneuil Hall.
"Artists deal in the currency of hope" - Ekua Holmes, alumna and Assistant Director of the Center for Art and Community Partnerships, on her new project: planting 10,000 sunflowers all over Roxbury, spreading beauty - and hope - through seeds.
WGBH reports the city is reviewing a proposal from Steve Locke, a professor at the Massachusetts College of Art and Design, for a memorial that would constitute two rectangles, meant to evoke slave auction blocks, which would be heated to 98.6 degrees to mimic the body temperature of a human being.
This Art Professor Wants To Construct A Memorial That Acknowledges The Slaves Whose Lives Financed A Popular Boston Landmark
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!
Alumna Kristine Bolhuis first took jewelry and metalsmithing through Continuing Education at MassArt. She told Seen Magazine: "I was immediately hooked on the material and processes involved in metalworking. With the encouragement of my instructor, I ended up enrolling as a full-time student and pursued a degree...It was an incredible experience. I completely shifted my focus to working on my own artwork rather than an academic career studying the work of others."
Alumna Sarah Gay-O'Neill '07 BFA Animation, a self-described dreamer, chats with Boston Voyager about her art and creative process: "I hope when people see my art, it invites them to be more curious about themselves and the world around us."