MassArt in the News
Brookline Interactive Group, BIG, filled with coders, artists, programmers and storytellers on Earth Day weekend for its first ever “eco hack” – an event that not only taught participants new skills, but that could make its way to the United Nations.
Among the winning team was Stephanie Houten '18 BFA SIM & Film/Video, who joined the event to learn more about virtual reality. Houten credits the range in diversity of her team as a one of the factors in her team's accomplishment.
MassArt junior Emmajane Kanter created the winning design for the Charles River Watershed Association's 35th annual Run of the Charles: Boston’s Premier Paddling Race. Intstructor and alumna Sofie Hodara '14 MFA DMI served as a mentor for MassArt students in the design process for the challenge.
Diane Paulus, Artistic Director of the American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard Univeristy, will serve as the commencement speaker for MassArts 2017 graduating class.
MassArt students, faculty, and alumni gather with Professors Rick and Laura Brown of Handhouse Studio to create a half-size replica of the Trojan Horse that will be developed for the International Spy Museum in Washington, D.C.
Zachary Jonas took a bladesmithing class at MassArt that led him to a career in knifemaking. Now, his artwork will be featured in the 2017 Smithsonian Craft Show.
George Awde '04 BFA Painting examines national identity and manhood in the Middle East with "Scale Without Measure," now on view at the Light Work Gallery in Syracuse, NY.
History of Art Professor David Nolta comments on the renewed popularity of Botticelli in anticipation of the exhibition, "Botticelli and the Search for the Divine," opening at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
The Museum of the National Center of Afro-American Artists in Roxbury is displaying a solo exhibit of work by Boston painter and illustrator Stephen Hamilton '09 BFA Illustration. Titled “Black Gods Live: Work of Stephen Hamilton,” the show transforms people Hamilton met in his travels into deities of Yoruba spiritual traditions, religious sensibilities developed in Southwestern and North Central Nigeria.