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Visiting Artists

Visiting artists of diverse backgrounds frequently join the MassArt community for a few days, weeks, or months. Through lectures, slide talks, gallery walkthroughs, symposia, and residencies, these artists share their perspectives on practicing their chosen craft.

Visits often coincide with exhibitions of artists' work, granting MassArt students the unique opportunity to participate in mounting professional installations. While some visits are intimately tied to curricula, others are designed to fill a gap or broaden the student experience.

Kiki Smith by Nina Subin

Master Print Series: Kiki Smith

During the spring semester, the Printmaking Department welcomes a renowned artist to MassArt for an artist-in-residency called the Master Print Series.

Portrait of Dr. Deborah Willis. Photo: Alice Proujansky.

Dr. Deborah Willis

Tower Auditorium

Andres Serrano. Infectious Pneumonia (The Morgue), 1992. C-print. Courtesy of the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery, NY.

Tyrone Maurice Adderley Lecture: Andres Serrano

Tower Auditorium

Kris Graves

Photography Lecture Series: Kris Graves

Kris Graves (b. 1982 New York, NY) is an artist and publisher based in New York and London. He received his B.F.A. in Visual Arts from S.U.N.Y. Purchase College.

Laura Letinsky

Photography Lecture Series: Laura Letinksy

Studying photography first in Canada at the University of Manitoba, then at Yale University’s School of Art, ideas and work are formed through a perspective that affords, perhaps insists upon, a ki

Jack Pierce, "The lawn could stand another mowing (funny I don't even care)," 1990. C-print. Courtesy of the artist.

Jack Pierson '84

Jack Pierson’s work explores the emotional undercurrents of everyday life, through sculpture, installations, drawings, artist books, photography, and video.