MassArt in the News
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."
Stacy Brandt of Big Red & Shiny reviews MassArt's 2018 MFA Thesis Exhibition, noting that "The show is overwhelming in the sheer quantity of pieces on display as well as its overall strength—each of the MFA candidates merits praise for a cohesive and captivating body of work."
Boston Globe correspondent Cate McQuaid features MassArt's Rebecca Morrison '18 MFA Film/Video as one of the most talented MFA graduates of the year.
Associate Professor of Fashion Design and alumnus James Mason was named one of 2018's Most Stylish Bostonians. Alumnus Dillon Buss '12 BFA Film/Video was also distinguished for his street style.
Mayka Vo '18 BFA Fashion Design shares her story with Boston Voyager: "I’m happy that I have a good amount of knowledge from school and from my own experiences. I’m ready to go out there and express myself, create beautiful things for everybody."