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October 23: Visiting Artist Mernet Larsen

Visiting Artist: Mernet Larsen (Tim Hamill Lecture) Tuesday, October 23, 6:30 pm Jacob Sleeper Auditorium, 871 Commonwealth Ave. Since the late 1970s, Mernet Larsen has engaged with the history and idioms of geometric abstraction. In the early 2000s her work took a crucial turn, developing a unique marriage of abstraction and figuration that has been […]

Categories: events, Visual Arts
Media Type: PaintingSchools: Visual ArtsPrograms: Painting BFA Painting MFA

September 20: Visiting Artist Sedrick Huckaby

Visiting Artist: Sedrick Huckaby Thursday, September 20, 6:30 pm Jacob Sleeper Auditorium, 871 Commonwealth Ave. Sedrick Huckaby (CFA 97) is a Texas-based painter known for large-scale portraits rendered in thick impasto. His densely built-up paintings portray the artist’s friends and family on a monumental scale, elevating them to the status of Renaissance icons. Huckaby’s work […]

Media Type: PaintingSchools: Visual ArtsPrograms: Painting BFA Painting MFA

MFA students debut their work at NYC Gallery

Map: Work from Boston University and Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts MFA students June 22-July 8 Opening Reception: June 22, 6-8 pm 1969 Gallery 103 Allen St., New York, NY Didier William and Josephine Halvorson, artists, professors, and chairs of their respective MFA programs, have collaborated to present a selection of their students’ work […]

Continuum: 2018 BFA Thesis Exhibition

Continuum: 2018 BFA Thesis Exhibition May 4–11 Opening Reception: Friday, May 4, 6–8 pm 808 Gallery Hosted in BU’s 808 Gallery, Continuum, the 2018 BFA Thesis Exhibition, marks the culmination of four years of intensive work by undergraduate candidates in Graphic Design, Painting, Printmaking, and Sculpture.  

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2018 MFA Thesis Exhibitions

2018 MFA Thesis Exhibitions April 13–27 Opening Reception: Friday, April 13, 6–8 pm Painting & Sculpture: 808 Gallery Graphic Design: Stone Gallery Hosted in both of the Boston University Art Galleries simultaneously, the 2018 MFA Thesis Exhibitions are the culmination of two years of intensive work by graduate candidates in Painting, Sculpture and Graphic Design.   Graphic Design (Stone Gallery) […]

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March 21: Visiting Artist Tobias Putrih

Visiting Artist: Tobias Putrih Wednesday, March 21, 5:30pm Room 303, 808 Building, 3rd Floor Tobias Putrih deals with artworks as proposals, maquettes, or models—exploratory assertions of radical possibilities, the idea of the monument re-conceptualized as something momentary and experimental. His practice engages 20th century avant-gardes, particularly utopian and visionary concepts of architecture and design, through a […]

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Media Type: SculptureSchools: Visual ArtsPrograms: Sculpture MFA

Spring 2018 Tuesday Night MFA Lecture Series

Hosted by the graduate programs in Painting and Sculpture at Boston University, the Tuesday Night MFA Lecture series brings practicing artists to campus to present their work. All lectures are free and open to the public. Spring 2018 Lectures Keltie Ferris Tuesday, February 6, 7:30 pm Room 303, 808 Commonwealth Ave. Keltie Ferris is known for her large-scale canvases covered […]

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Media Type: PaintingSchools: Visual ArtsPrograms: Painting MFA Sculpture MFA

January 23: Visiting Artist Nora Schultz

Visiting Artist: Nora Schultz Tuesday, January 23, 7:30 pm Room 303, 808 Commonwealth Ave., 3rd Floor Nora Schultz creates sculptural installations that employ methods of film and video, language and performance. She often collaborates with her sculptural objects that act as protagonists in her performances; these enact a complex and a problematic position of the […]

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Media Type: SculptureSchools: Visual ArtsPrograms: Sculpture MFA

March 28: Visiting Artist Miwa Matreyek

  Visiting Artist: Miwa Matreyek Wednesday, March 28, 6:30 pm Tsai Performance Center 685 Commonwealth Ave. Miwa Matreyek is an animator, director, designer, and performer based in Los Angeles. Coming from a background in animation by way of collage, Matreyek creates live, staged performances where she interacts with her animations as a shadow silhouette, at the cross […]

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February 7: Visiting Artist Laurie Anderson

  Visiting Artist: Laurie Anderson Wednesday, February 7, 7 pm Tsai Performance Center 685 Commonwealth Ave. Laurie Anderson is a visual artist, composer, musician, film director and writer at the forefront of the American avant-garde for over four decades. A fixture in the realms of contemporary art, experimental theater and music, she has consistently pushed disciplinary […]

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