MassArt in the News
MassArt alumna Zainab Sumu, owner of Zainab Sumu Primititve Modern, was awarded the first-place prize by the Local Initiatives Support Corporation Boston pitch contest for early-stage startups owned by women and people of color entrepreneurs.
MassArt Illustration student Una Stivers' design for the Worcester Regional Transit Authority bus was recently unveiled. Stivers submitted the design in spring 2018 as part of the POW! WOW! Worcester festival.
Katherine LaRosa '02 BFA Painting was named Artist of the Month for January 2019 by Haverhill, MA Mayor James J. Fiorentini.
Sebastian Smee of The Washington Post appreciates the work of Ansel Adams in "Ansel Adams in Our Time" at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston with fresh eyes - in tandem with the work of Professors Abelardo Morell, Laura McPhee, and Stephen Tourlentes.
A new exhibit at the Narrow Centers for the Arts in Fall River, "Studio to Storybook: The Art of Illustration," features the work of Illustration Professor Alex Gerasev and Professor Emerita Linda Bourke.
Paul Goodnight '75 BFA Illustration has had an illustrious career using art to heal and to change lives. The Christian Science Monitor reports on Goodnight's impressive client list, his work as a community artist in Boston, and using art as a healing agent.
Alumnus William J. Maloney is the featured Guild of Harwich Artists bank show artistat Cape Cod Five Bank in Harwich, MA for January 2019. Maloney is the retired Art Director of Raytheon Company and is a Signature Member of both the American Artists Professional LEauge and Oil Painters of America.
The work of former MassArt Professor Jeremy Foss will be displayed alongside his student and friend, Robert Ferrandini at Gallery NAGA this month in Boston, MA.
Art Daily describes "Hot Mess Formalism" by alumna Sheila Pepe '83 BFA Ceramics as "celebrat[ing] an under-recognized artist who has played an important role as thinker, innovator, and mentor within the field of contemporary art for almost thirty years."
Cate McQuaid of the Boston Globe reviews the work of recent fibers graduates, no on view in "Tense" at the Fort Point Arts Community Gallery.
McQuaid writes, "'Tense,' while intentionally discomforting, also feels bright, earnest, and a little raw, like the work of newly minted artists. That’s tense, too, of course — rough edges that in time will be sanded down."