• 2016 Alumni Awards

    On Friday, November 4th, the MassArt community gathered together to honor this year's distinguished alumni awards recipients. Click here for event photos


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    Encircling the World

    The newest exhibition in the Bakalar Gallery is one not to miss! On view from Sep 19 - Dec 3, 2016. More Info Here!

  • Alumni Meetup at Woodside Press 

    Join us at this upcoming Alumni Meetup in Brooklyn to reconnect with your MassArt roots!  RSVP: December 8th at Woodside Press in Brooklyn, NY.

  • 2016 MassArt Made Holiday Sale

    Get your holiday gifts and support student and fellow alumni makers as well as student scholarship funds. Sale runs December 4-10, 2016. More information here.

  • Join the Online Alumni Community!

    Connect with alumni working in your field. Find old friends and classmates. Explore all that the online alumni community has to offer. Start now by logging in or creating a new account.

News

Remembering Micah Danemayer
Remembering Micah Danemayer The MassArt community is saddened by the loss of Micah Danemayer, a 2011 graduate of the Studio for Interrelated Media program.  It has been confirmed by his family, that Micah passed away in the Oakland, CA, Ghost Ship warehouse fire on December 2, 2016. Micah was a music industry entrepreneur who worked as a producer, curator, and organizer for an ongoing experimental music series called 'Trance Mutations,' under the company name of Obscura Machina. He was working as a deejay at the Oakland event that evening.
 
MassArt Alumnus Hosts Meridian Academy Students
MassArt Alumnus Hosts Meridian Academy StudentsThis past month, Media and Journalism students from the Meridian Academy were welcomed to the MassArt Letterpress Studio by Keith Cross '96, a letterpress enthusiast who teaches classes and workshops for students, alumni, and special groups here on campus. Recently, MassArt took receipt of a large collection of late nineteenth and twentieth century metal and wood type–one of the largest collections of its kind–called the Lyons Collection. This was the beginning of the day for these students who were eager, open, and diligent in their learning of an analog technology like letterpress. Read on to discover a blog post put together by one of the students and photos taken by their instructor Catherine Epstein.
 
Visting Alumni Studios
Visting Alumni StudiosOn Friday, October 28th, Ekua Holmes, Assistant Director of MassArt’s Center for Art and Community Partnerships and Community Coordinator for sparc! The ArtMobile, escorted President David Nelson, Alumni Relations Director Darlene Gillan, and Americorp Vista Iris Lapaix on a tour to visit the Boston-area studios of a number of MassArt alumni and faculty who had been involved in the Black Artists Union at the college during the 1970s to see what they are working on now. 
 
Field of Rain
Field of RainExperience Rainfield, the first site-specific installation in MassArt’s new Design and Media Center. Suspended in air and spanning 60 feet, this spectacular work is composed of over 9,000 unique, hand formed glass raindrops. Conceptualized by Visiting Professor, sculptor Daniel Clayman, this sculpture was created in partnership with his 18 students as part of the fall 2016 class Structured Light. Rainfield will be on view starting in mid-January 2017. The Design and Media Center is open daily 7:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m. MassArt.edu/rainfield  
 
KAHBAHBLOOOM: The Art and Storytelling of Ed Emberley
KAHBAHBLOOOM: The Art and Storytelling of Ed EmberleyOpening this fall at the Worcester Art Museum is the first comprehensive retrospective for artist Ed Emberley, Class of 1954 (Painting), among the most prolific and respected illustrators of children’s literature of the last 60 years. Among his most notable works are the Caldecott Honored One Wide River To Cross (1965), the Caldecott Medal-winning Drummer Hoff (1967), and the bestselling Go Away, Big Green Monster (1992). He also created the teaching book Ed Emberley’s Drawing Book of Animals (1970), which launched a series and remains one of the bestselling books of its kind.
 
  

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2016 MassArt Made Holiday Sale
The MassArt Made Holiday Sale will be held Sunday, December 4 through Saturday, December 10, 2016 from 10am - 7pm in the lobby of the Tower Building at 621 Huntington Ave, Boston MA 02115. This sale is a great opportunity to purchase unique, quality artwork created by MassArt students and alumni. Handmade items range from hand-blown glass, ceramics, paintings to jewelry and more.
 
  

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A night to be proud...

A night to be proud...

On Friday, November 4th, the MassArt community gathered together to celebrate the 2016 Alumni Awards, one of our favorite annual events. During a festive ceremony and dinner held in the Pozen Center for Interrelated Media, the college recognized the outstanding achievements of this year's distinguished alumni — Brian Curran, Class of 1979 (Art History & Studio for Interrelated Media; Paul Hatgil, Class of 1950 (Art Education); Kathleen Marsh, Class of 1991 (Teaching Certificate) and Class of 1996 (Master of Science in Art Education); and Mimi Smith, Class of 1963 (Painting).

MassArt President David Nelson presented each honoree with a beautiful award created by glass artist Adam Waimon, Class of 2006.

An exhibition of work by this year's honorees is currently on view in the President's Gallery, 11th floor, Tower building, through November 29th, 2016.

Many thanks to all of the MassArt community members, family, and friends, who joined us in honoring this year's awards recipients.

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