MassArt in the News
The work of Photography Professor Matthew Connors is included in "Being: New Photography 2018," on view at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. The New York Times boasts, "Some of Mr. Connors’s images — the geometric reflections in a nighttime swimming pool, the rushing cascades in a water park — are reminders of the pleasures that photography can provide when practiced by a technically skilled artist."
Big Red & Shiny correspondent Gabe Gill reviews Perpetual Collapse, a student-produced show featuring the work of seven artists in MassArt's Godine Gallery.
MassArt alumna Karen Frostig '70 BFA Painting is the 2017 International Caucus and United Nations Program Honor Roll awardee, the third artist to ever receive the distinction from the International Caucus of the Women's Caucus for Art, a United Nations-affiliated nonprofit.
Artscope Magazine writes that Destiny Palmer '10 BFA Painting, "is a rare artist-teacher. She is someone who loves working with young artists on the cusp of discovering their identities. Boston is lucky to have seen so much of her."
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."