MassArt in the News
For the Institute of Contemporary Art senior curator Jenelle Porter and a team of faculty, students and alumni from the Massachusetts College of Art and Design, the recreation of fiber artist Robert Rohm’s "Rope Piece" was a mission waiting to be conquered.
Fiber art has seen a revival in the hands of contemporary artists exploring bold new forms. Featuring MassArt alumna Erin M. Riley's ('07 BFA Fibers) Nudes 9.
Christian Marclay '80 BFA SIM notes the cultural anthropology of photographing everyday objects and where they are found.
On September 22, 2016, Saks Fifth Avenue hosted Massachusetts College of Art and Design patrons, faculty and students to launch an exhibition of student designs in-store.
A few years ago, it looked like the worst of times when MassArt and the Art Institute of Boston each drew up multimillion-dollar plans to enlarge their schools, increase their galleries, and reshape their educational programs. The economy had tanked, unemployment had risen, and government funding had evaporated. Even so, the public and their alumni stood stalwartly behind them. Both schools will be breaking ground on major projects this fall.
MassArt alumni Cindy Sherman Bishop '13 MFA DMI and Ambreen Butt '97 MFA Painting collaborated to create "We Need a Hero" a video installation of public artwork for Art on the Marquee, in Boston, MA.
Massachusetts College of Art and Design (MassArt) announces the launch of a Master of Design Innovation (MDes) program. The MDes program integrates deep expertise in design practice with business discipline in a broad-based curriculum that uses market challenges and social initiatives as the context for learning.