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MassArt faculty member Marc Holland stands in front of two photographs hung on the wall.

Marc Holland and the transformative power of a MassArt education.

Marc Holland '99 BFA Sculpture & Department Chair, Studio Foundation

Have a Listen to James Stanley

James Stanley Program Area Chair, Painting

Creations by Associate Professor of Painting James Everett Stanley are included in the permanent collection of The Studio Museum in Harlem. On the podcast I Like Your Work: Conversations with Artists, Curators and Collectors, hosted by Erica B. Hess, Stanley discusses how his own practice informs his teaching.

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A painting of a man holding a canvas with a fire mushroom cloud.

Painting the Town Red — and Blue and Green and Orange and …

Silvia López Chavez BFA Illustration

2023 Alumni Award Honoree Silvia López Chavez spreads joy and community connectivity — and color — with her murals throughout Boston’s suburbs and beyond.

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LaLa Land, Where MassArt Dreams Come True

Amanda Tricomi '13 Certificate Communication Design

Amanda Tricomi (’13 Certificate, Communication Design) parlayed what she learned at MassArt into a successful West Coast career at companies ranging from an educational technology start-up to a shoe manufacturer, the media agency for Apple, and more.

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From First-Gen to Aspiring Art Therapist

Gaby Moreno '25 BFA Painting

Artwork Bound student turned MassArt student Moreno (’25 BFA) aspires to be an art therapist at a hospital for children.

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Gaby Moreno ‘25 BFA Painting, working in her studio.

The Painter Who Photographed Rome

Jack Wilson ‘24 BFA Painting

Awed by all he saw in Rome during his semester abroad, Jack Wilson (’24 BFA) captured the marvels of the Eternal City on camera.

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The Colosseum. Photo: Jack Wilson

Creative Collaboration in Laos

Jennifer Varekamp Chair, Fashion Design

Yes, they met new people, tasted the food, and took in the landscape. But students who traveled to Laos with Fashion Chair Jennifer Varekamp also worked hand-in-hand with local artisans to support their creative entrepreneurial efforts.

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Jenn Varekamp

Creative Crossroads: MassArt’s Design Journey from London to Leeds

Scott Bakal Professor, Illustration

Through interdisciplinary collaboration and cultural exchange, MassArt students traveled from London to Leeds to visit studios of leading designers, illustrators, animators, and art museums.

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A student group photo in London, England

When in Athens, Make Jewelry

Heather White Professor, Jewelry and Metalsmithing

Jewelry and Metalsmithing Professor Heather White takes students to Greece both to see private collections and work in a jewelry factory.

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The Acropolis
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