MassArt in the News
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 performed 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."
Amy Lane '18 BFA Fashion Design was featured on WPRI to showcase her latest collection. Lane's brand, AMLN caters to the free-spirited with one-of-a-kind handmade sustainable garments and vintage accessories.
Alumna and Assistant Professor Cara Tuttle comments on apparel company Under Armour partnering with Virgin Galactic to create astro-tourism flight suits. Tuttle notes, "Space apparel is likely here to stay...and it’s almost like a new sport that people will be participating in."