• Habitat/ion: Submit Here!

    Submit your work to the 4th Biennial Juried Alumni Exhibition: Habitat/ion!  We are excited to bring work from all discipline responding to the themes of habitat and habitation to the Bakalar & Paine Galleries on campus.  

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    DRAW/Boston and Visions in Glass

    Check out these two fantastic exhibitions on view through March 4th, in the Bakalar & Paine Galleries.

  • Visiting Artist Talk: Timothy Horn '04

    Inspired by Louis XVI jewelry design and 19th-century zoology studies, Horn’s works are reflections on the potency of the artificially ornate and the organic. Feb. 8 @ 6 pm.
  • Save the Date: 2017 Haystack Retreat

    Join us from Sept. 27 - Oct. 1, 2017, for the 2017 Haystack Alumni & Friends Retreat on beautiful Deer Isle, ME. Registration opens June 2017.

  • 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.


Call for Workshop Proposals! Haystack Alumni & Friends RetreatWe are seeking proposals from MassArt alumni and faculty interested in presenting a workshop for attendees of our 13th annual MassArt Alumni & Friends Retreat at Haystack Mountain School of Crafts located on the beautiful rocky coastline of Deer Isle, Maine. The art making retreat runs from September 27 thru October 1, 2017.
Call for Art: 4th Biennial Juried Alumni Exhibition
Call for Art: 4th Biennial Juried Alumni ExhibitionNow Accepting Submissions! Massachusetts College of Art and Design is pleased to announce the Call for Work for the 4th Biennial Juried Alumni Exhibition entitled Habitat/ion. Works that find their inspiration from the themes of habitat and/or habitation will be considered from a variety of creative disciplines and media. The exhibition will be on view in the Sandra and David Bakalar Gallery from June 15 – July 15, 2017. All MassArt alumni are invited to submit up to three works for consideration.


Professor Emeritus Al Gowan on Victor Papanek

Join professor emeritus Al Gowan as he speaks of hisnew book which relays a firsthand account of Papanek’s focus on human needs: design for developing countries, for the handicapped, elderly and children long before these became widespread aims.

Free and open to the public.

More information here

Creative Crossroads: MassArt & Brickbottom

The Brickbottom Gallery and MassArt are pleased to present an exhibition highlighting the creativity and talent of the Brickbottom artists who connect our organizations. Exhibition dates: March 9th-April 15th, 2017. Exhibition coordinated by Debra Olin. Brickbottom Gallery, 1 Fitchburg Street, C-111, Somerville, MA.

Grant Seeking for Artists

Kristen Heintz-Perkins, Director of Institutional Grants, provides an overview of how to find funding sources, define your project idea, prepare support materials, and write successful grant proposals.

MassArt, Design and Media Center, Huntington Studio, D301

Celebrate the Class of 2017
Join us in welcoming the Class of 2017 into our alumni community, while enjoying fantastic Third Thursday programming at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum.

50 free tickets available, additional tickets for sale by ISGM.  Register below to secure your spot!

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, 25 Evans Way, Boston, MA 02115



Connecting the Dots

Connecting the Dots

Tim Murphy’s interdisciplinary approach, which bridges advertising, art making, design, marketing, teaching, and user experience, has taken him on a circuitous career path. Since graduating from MassArt in 1988, he has served in various roles, including owner & principal in an advertising agency, creative director, user experience designer, college professor, gallery artist, marketing specialist, and his current position as Global User Experience Manager–Global eCommerce at the LEGO Group, in Enfield, Connecticut.

In describing his time as a student at MassArt and the impact it had on his creative development, Tim referred to himself a hunter/gatherer who wanted to get the most he could out of his experience at the college.

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