Category: Alumni

Opera Institute Alumna publishes book about Entrepreneurship

Book by Boston University alumna JaNaé Duane’s (CFA ’04) details strategies for creative innovators to launch successful businesses. In August, McGraw Hill will publish The Startup Equation: A Visual Guidebook to Building Your Startup a visually based, guide to making one’s passion manifest in the economic world. A graduate of BU’s Opera Institute, Duane’s training […]

Categories: Alumni, Arts Leadership, Music
Schools: Music

Forgotten African American Stories, Told in Comic Books

To Joel Gill (CFA’04), it’s not black history, it’s American history By Rich Barlow. Photos by Cydney Scott Home to about 50 mixed-race descendants of a freed slave, Malaga Island off Maine’s coast seemed an oasis of racial harmony in 1912. But then the state, lobbied by reformers who saw residents living in poverty—and perhaps […]

Categories: Alumni, Visual Arts

Aaron Norfolk: Cosmosomnia

Aaron Norfolk: Cosmosomnia April 3–May 17, 2015 Reception: Friday, April 3, 5–7 pm Sherman Gallery, 775 Commonwealth Avenue School of Visual Arts Lecturer and Painting Fellow Aaron Norfolk uses rendered figures, rich colors, linear edges, and faceted surfaces to create volumetric, frame-filling characters that engage in a mythic storyline. Flattened outlines and prismatic surfaces push and pull […]

Categories: Alumni, events, Visual Arts

Nina Tassler (CFA’79) featured on THR’s Power 100 List

Nina Tassler (CFA’79) is among seven Boston University alumni named in the Hollywood Reporter’s annual Power 100 list. As BU Today reported: “In what has become one of the entertainment industry’s most closely watched (and fiercely waged) competitions, the Hollywood Reporter Wednesday announced its annual Women in Entertainment Power 100 list. Topping the list was Bonnie Hammer (CGS’69, COM’71, SED’75), […]

Categories: Alumni, CFA Newsmakers, Theatre

Dean Juárez responds to recent social media controversy

It has come to my attention that some students are offended by student artwork on display in Boston University College of Fine Arts. The artwork is the result of a sophomore graphic design class assignment called the “public awareness project.” The project, which Professor Yael Ort-Dinoor has assigned for years, asks students to take a […]

Categories: Alumni

Behind the Scenes of “Frozen”

A talk with Academy Award-winning Producer and CFA Alumnus, Peter Del Vecho September 20th — Part of Boston University Alumni Weekend 2014 Join Academy Award-winning producer of Frozen, Peter Del Vecho (CFA ‘80), for a behind-the-scenes look at how he and the creative team at Walt Disney Animation Studios transformed Hans Christian Andersen’s traditional fairy […]

2014 Distinguished Alumni Awards

In marking its 60th Anniversary, the College of Fine Arts at Boston University is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2014 Distinguished Alumni Awards, the most prestigious awards conferred by the College.

Categories: Alumni, Music, Theatre, Visual Arts

New Repertory Theatre and Boston Center for American Performance present Classic Repertory Company’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Featuring six Boston University College of Fine Arts alumni, New Rep’s Classic Repertory Company brings the Bard’s enchanting tale to Boston University Theatre for one night only — October 25, 2013. Boston, MA – New Repertory Theatre and Boston Center for American Performance are pleased to present Classic Repertory Company’s  A Midsummer Night’s Dream at […]

Categories: Alumni, Theatre

Alumnus Julian Wachner Signed to Opus 3 Artists

Grammy-nominated conductor, composer, and keyboard artist added to distinguished roster of performing artists and ensembles Boston, MA – Boston University College of Fine Arts is pleased to announce that School of Music alumnus, Julian Wachner (CFA ’91, ’96), has been signed to the Opus 3 Artists roster. Opus 3 Artists is a leading company managing […]

Categories: Alumni, Music