MassArt in the News
Last month, Haiti's Ambassador to Washington, Paul Altidor, hosted "Diplomacy by Design," an event at the Haitian embassy to showcase the country's best and brightest side in response to President Donald Trump's reported disparaging remarks about Haitian immigrants. At the event, alumnus Prajje Oscar '09 BFA Fashion Design showcased his "Ezili" Collection, named for the voodoo priestess of art, romance, love, and sex; and hand-sewn by Haitain artisan women.
Boston Globe reporter Cristela Guerra interviews some of the students from Puerto Rico who have been welcomed to study at MassArt in the wake of Hurricane Maria.
MassArt alumna Joan Aylward is responsible for the chalk art for over 150 restaurants in and around Boston. Aylward has lent her lettering to eateries such as Tasty Burger to Capo, and brands like the Celtics and Red Bull.
Frame Magazine interviews alumnus and MassArt auction artist Clint Baclawski '08 MFA Photography about his large-scale tube installations. Frame describes his latest installation, Zephyr as "a brilliant panorama of wind turbines that seem to stretch into infinity."
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Herida y Fuente, a new book by Tom Griggs '09 MFA Photography represents a period in his life when meaningful decisions and personal goals created a wedge in a new relationship, a relationship that eventually existed thousands of miles apart.
“The situation in Puerto Rico was so clearly a humanitarian crisis" - Interim Provost Lyssa Palu-ay, on hosting 10 students from Escuela de Artes Plásticas de Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria devastated the island.