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UMass Department of Art The Studio Arts Program provides an approach to contemporary art that is broad, innovative, and experimental.
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In this week's newsletter, you can enter in your work for Frame 2020 before it's too late! Also look at new opportunitie...
03/06/2020
Department of Art Newsletter

In this week's newsletter, you can enter in your work for Frame 2020 before it's too late! Also look at new opportunities such as the HFA Internship Scholarship Fund!

March 6, 2020 This image is from a video created by student Lin Bo, titled I..., now playing on the [email protected], along with many other student's work from Art 274, Animation Fundamentals. Read more about the [email protected]. Contents Announcements | Events/Exhibitions | Continuing Notables | Art Education...

There are a lot of events coming up, including a juried exhibition of recent work by MFA Alumni from the UMass Amherst D...
02/28/2020
Department of Art Newsletter

There are a lot of events coming up, including a juried exhibition of recent work by MFA Alumni from the UMass Amherst Department of Art!

Check out the newsletter to read more!

https://t.e2ma.net/webview/otrejd/346328fea9b673cf33c360d43533bf9b

Recent MFAs Alum Show, Visiting Artist Danielle Wu, + student work! February 27, 2020 Artwork is from Foundations of Art at West Springfield High School, where BFA Art-Ed Elizabeth Mitchell student teaches. Read more about Elizabeth's student teaching experience. Contents Announcements | Events/Exhi...

Herter Art Gallery
02/25/2020

Herter Art Gallery

Tomorrow is the last day to check out our Three Faculty Exhibitions with new work by Jeff Kasper, Copper Frances Giloth and Mahwish Chishty. Stop by anytime from 11am - 4pm
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Department of Art Newsletter
02/24/2020
Department of Art Newsletter

Department of Art Newsletter

MFA Alum Show + Many Opportunities, and new shows in UMass galleries February 21, 2020 Created by MA candidate Jon Wilhelm, KING OF KINGS is an independent project, created entirely through oil paintings and stop motion. It is an expression of faith through art. View Jon Wilhelm’s new painting-ani...

Department of Art Newsletter
02/19/2020
Department of Art Newsletter

Department of Art Newsletter

New Faculty Shows, Alum Events, Italy Trip, Call for Art! THIS IS A PREVIEW EMAIL. =================================================================== February 7, 2020 Jonathan Wilhelm, BFA 2016, and current MA-Art Ed student, recently completed a mural with his 8th grade students at Smith Middle Sc...

Meet the Artists | University of West Florida
02/18/2020
Meet the Artists | University of West Florida

Meet the Artists | University of West Florida

HomeMeet the ArtistsArtist Caitlin Rhea Caitlin Rhea Artist Caitlin Rhea is currently the Executive Director at First City Art Center, a local 501(c)(3) non-profit center for the visual arts. For over twenty years, she has been dedicated to the arts, the environment, and community service. By creati...

This week's newsletter features ongoing faculty shows at our Umass galleries and opportunities that have been extended s...
02/10/2020
Department of Art Newsletter

This week's newsletter features ongoing faculty shows at our Umass galleries and opportunities that have been extended such as the Frame 2020: Moving Image Work and more!
Click link below!
https://t.e2ma.net/webview/wnkzgd/5c41c3535ce70e7c694b5e12bafdbd4b

Frame:2020 deadline extended, faculty and alumnus shows, opportunities! February 7, 2020 Jonathan Wilhelm, BFA 2016, and current MA-Art Ed student, recently completed a mural with his 8th grade students at Smith Middle School in South Hadley. This public art project empowers students to think of art...

Kaleidoscope Pottery
02/06/2020

Kaleidoscope Pottery

Here's who will be open in addition to Kaleidoscope Pottery this Saturday. Noon-6.

Beyond Planet Earth
02/04/2020
Beyond Planet Earth

Beyond Planet Earth

Anne LaPrade Seuthe’s new work offers insight into Augusta Savage Gallery’s theme for the semester, Beyond Planet Earth. She states: “Whatever lies Beyond Planet Earth… we would be well served to leave behind what doesn’t work, salvage what does work, and accept the varieties of people and...

This week's newsletter features new faculty shows at several Umass galleries, including Herter, UMCA and Augusta Savage....
02/03/2020
Department of Art Newsletter

This week's newsletter features new faculty shows at several Umass galleries, including Herter, UMCA and Augusta Savage. Also see what our alum are up to!
Click link below!
https://t.e2ma.net/webview/ki0ufd/e4cc77969f9c28b6b6d5c20b224bd51c

New Faculty Shows, Alum Events, Italy Trip, Call for Art! January 31, 2020 FRAME 2020: Call for Moving Image Work - Deadline Extended! Selected works will be shown on the [email protected], like the images above, currently on view through February 18. Read more about Frame 2020 in our Opportunities section...

Mount Holyoke College Art Museum
01/22/2020

Mount Holyoke College Art Museum

🗓 Save the date! “Alternate Endings: Conversations on Climate Change” is a two-part exhibition organized by students as their final project for the fall 2019 course “Love, S*x, and Death in the Anthropocene,” taught by Associate Professor of English Kate Singer. This exhibition puts objects from the Museum’s collection in dialogue with new student-created artworks. The reception is free and open to the public. Student and faculty readings will begin at 4:30pm.

We hope everyone is having a restful break! This week's newsletter features new shows at all of our galleries, internshi...
01/09/2020
Department of Art Newsletter

We hope everyone is having a restful break! This week's newsletter features new shows at all of our galleries, internship opportunities, and calls for art. View below!
https://t.e2ma.net/webview/skrncd/c331e3d521f5add33409ae7c84ed0d3c

Opening reception tonight, BFA shows next week, Animation Screening + more! January 6, 2019 Artwork is by MFA candidate Abbey Paccia, as part of final reviews. Contents Announcements | Events/Exhibitions | Continuing Notables | Art Education | Educational, Professional, and Internship Opportunities....

Our newsletter from last week includes a call for art for an exciting new show that will feature graduates of our MFA pr...
11/07/2019
Department of Art Newsletter

Our newsletter from last week includes a call for art for an exciting new show that will feature graduates of our MFA program! Also listed are upcoming dance performances in reaction to Leonardo Drew's Cycles at UMCA. View the newsletter below.
https://t.e2ma.net/webview/wncx9c/882b7f3ee6afc7822f6b8dcaf286fd5d

Artist Lecture, Minor Advising, Faculty Shows and more! November 1, 2019 Ceramic pieces above were made by students in Art 480, Intermediate Ceramics, with instructor Cynthia Consentino, and are on display in the SAB Commons. Contents Announcements | Events/Exhibitions | Continuing Notables | Art Ed...

Last week's newsletter includes a closing reception for our Artist-in-Residence, Joanna Tam, the last pop-up exhibition ...
10/29/2019
Department of Art Newsletter

Last week's newsletter includes a closing reception for our Artist-in-Residence, Joanna Tam, the last pop-up exhibition of Emily Tareila's project Fielding, and more! Check it out below.

https://t.e2ma.net/webview/wbr08c/94399f47d5e69d7961d917ea29231a44

Upcoming Advising Fair, Open House, Artist Lecture, Call for Artist! October 21, 2019 Student artwork is hung throughout the Studio Arts Building, as part of an Open House event on Sunday, October 27, from 1:00 - 3:00 pm. The works above are from Art 201, with instructor Procheta Olson. Contents Ann...

10/18/2019
UMass Amherst

UMass Amherst

UMass Minuteman Marching Band keeps the crowd energized outside as day two of UMass Amherst Department of Music and Dance’s Multibands is underway!

A community treasure: Angels keeping the arts alive
10/16/2019
A community treasure: Angels keeping the arts alive

A community treasure: Angels keeping the arts alive

There is a very special and unique place in Pensacola. The people who have discovered it, realize the treasure they have. Sue Straughn tells us how many of the patrons have made a personal commitment to help keep the doors open for everyone. "I think that this is the most magical place in all of Pen...

Kim Carlino
10/07/2019

Kim Carlino

In progress! On our 7th day! Over 40 gallons of paint on the ground and more still coming💪😜🤩
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#makingithappen #asphaltactivations #geometricart #gridart #largescalework #publicart #publicartnyc #bronxart #southbronx #commissionart #art #artwork #arteverywhere #artonthestreets #muralart #mural #muralpainting

Herter Art Gallery
09/16/2019

Herter Art Gallery

Move in day!📦 #contemporaryart #painting #georgewardlaw

Herter Art Gallery
09/13/2019

Herter Art Gallery

Welcome back everyone!! ✨We’re excited to announce that this year marks the 50th anniversary of Herter Gallery. 🎉Watch this space! ❤️👠🍎🌶🎈

Read our back to school newsletter below, we have an artist in residence this month and lots of exciting show coming up!...
09/10/2019
Department of Art Newsletter

Read our back to school newsletter below, we have an artist in residence this month and lots of exciting show coming up!

https://t.e2ma.net/webview/olp32c/3225899bb03ca2c3704b6d7db182f08d

EH&S Training, Keough and Tariela shows, [email protected], and much more! August 30, 2019 Artwork is from MA student Ryan Jobb's class 100 Drawing Challenge, which he co-taught this summer. You can read more about what our students have been up to in the About You! section below. Contents Announcements |....

William Blizard Gallery
09/04/2019

William Blizard Gallery

Material World: Dawn Ertl, Gisela Insuaste and Coe Lapossy// September 23-November 15

UMass Amherst
08/28/2019

UMass Amherst

International students from across the globe are moving in today — welcome home!

The Handle Factory a community pottery studio to learn and work
08/28/2019
The Handle Factory a community pottery studio to learn and work

The Handle Factory a community pottery studio to learn and work

BUCKLAND — The Handle Factory, a community pottery studio in Shelburne Falls, is a space for new potters to learn and experienced ones to work on their own.“Many potters work in their basement,” said owner Molly Cantor. “This is so much nicer a...

Our August newsletter is out now, featuring Monona Rossol's safety intensive, upcoming artist-in-residence work and more...
07/31/2019
Department of Art Newsletter

Our August newsletter is out now, featuring Monona Rossol's safety intensive, upcoming artist-in-residence work and more!
https://t.e2ma.net/webview/wv6xwc/a6abfe35a865ad3b611e8c91af48beff

August, 2019 BFA Alumna Elena Olson's piece Accuracy (2019, silkscreen) from her thesis show, is on display in the 2nd floor lobby in the SAB. Contents Announcements | Events/Exhibitions | Continuing Notables | Art Education | Educational, Professional, and Internship Opportunities | About You! Spec...

Our newsletter for June 14th is below, read for summer exhibitions, workshops and more! https://t.e2ma.net/webview/8gzbn...
06/27/2019
Department of Art Newsletter

Our newsletter for June 14th is below, read for summer exhibitions, workshops and more! https://t.e2ma.net/webview/8gzbnc/29f13b23f8eaf6e794373275dc8f98e2

Terry Jenoure - Opening tonight! June 14, 2019 Art/Theater Safety Intensive More information on this summer 2019 course is listed below under Educational, Professional, and Internship Opportunities. Special Announcements Graduating = No Newsletter? Are you graduating, but still want to stay in the l...

06/25/2019
WGBY Public Television

WGBY Public Television

"The energy of having this large group of artists, working on ten walls, all at once, in one week...it's been pretty incredible."

"Connecting Point" meets a few of the artists behind Fresh Paint, a new public art festival featuring ten larger-than-life murals that breathe new life into Springfield's downtown.

28th annual Taste of Amherst starts Thursday
06/12/2019
28th annual Taste of Amherst starts Thursday

28th annual Taste of Amherst starts Thursday

AMHERST — Lobster sliders, Portuguese muffins, Hadley asparagus fries and pakoras with mango — these are just some of the $5-and-under food offerings planned for the annual Taste of Amherst.Even though there will be fewer participating restaurants...

Easthampton City Arts
06/07/2019

Easthampton City Arts

See, hear, and taste the JOY of Easthampton at Cultural Chaos 2019, taking place tomorrow Saturday June 8th from 12-5pm in the Cottage Street Cultural District! #itsineasthampton #inittogether #art4all #culturalchaos

Hope & Feathers Framing and Printing
05/14/2019

Hope & Feathers Framing and Printing

have you seen Andrae Green’s powerful oil paintings in the gallery yet? Show is up until June 1st. Come see...
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#art #gallery #amherstma #oilpaintings @andraegreenstudios

El Corazón/The Heart of Holyoke
05/07/2019

El Corazón/The Heart of Holyoke

The crowdfunding campaign for El Corazón/The Heart of Holyoke ends on May 19, less than 2 weeks away! 89 of you have helped us raise almost $12,000. We need just a few more of you to help us get to $20,000. Thanks for your support! #placemaking #holyokema #community www.patronicity.com/heartofholyoke

Smith College Museum of Art
05/01/2019

Smith College Museum of Art

Could you draw a map of your hometown? What would you choose to highlight? Would you label anything differently?

In "Naming II," Joyce Kozloff rewrites a map of New York City to center around the experience of Jewish women. For a variety of other works on paper, visit: https://bit.ly/2UBiV8T

ARTIST INTERVIEW 018: John-Michael Byrd
05/01/2019
ARTIST INTERVIEW 018: John-Michael Byrd

ARTIST INTERVIEW 018: John-Michael Byrd

Artist Statement: Painting and drawing are tools with extraordinary revelatory power, picking up where words often fall short. They help to tackle the past and

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I would like to know how to get in touch with Professor Tricia Galvis Assmus. Please let me know how to contact her. She did some graphic design work for me many years ago and I would like to seek her counsel again. Thank you, Dee Swanhuyser
CALL FOR PRODUCERS AND DIRECTORS! In alliance with UMass Students for Reproductive Justice, we are producing our annual show, Nostras Voces (Our Voices), a multi-media art show and performance to uplift marginalized student voices. Auditions would start in November and we would be practicing twice a week until our performances in February. No experience needed, we aim to be a collaborative, explorative, and inclusive art process. If you have any additional inquiries feel free to message me or email [email protected]
Looking for an Art Student who might be interested in leading a paint night event.... Inbox me
Oliver Herring’s lecture Today at 4:00 pm in the Design Building...
Hello, I graduated from the studio arts program in 2011 and wanted to share this opportunity to contribute printmaking works for an upcoming exhibit at the Student Union Gallery in February. My friend Zach started a project called National Monument Press which is exhibiting a collaborative community show here at Umass if anyone is interested in participating. More information here:
Grist for the Mill: Contemporary Visual Art Hey! Check out this event & share if you want! Love you Art Department
The University Museum of Contemporary Art upcoming exhibition "5 Takes on African Art/ 42 Flags" is just a little over a week away. Check out the museum's Facebook https://www.facebook.com/pg/umca.umass/events/?ref=page_internal or follow @umca_umass to stay in tune with upcoming events.
EMMA MENDOKER, BFA 2016 Art Ed ... Only a year out of UMass and already on the speaking circuit. Emma also teaches Art at JFK Middle School in Northampton. HOORAY EMMA!!!