Category: CFA

Beautiful Music, Beautiful Life

Article originally written by Susie Seligson and published by BU Today. Since his daughter’s murder in December 2012, Jimmy Greene has inhabited the wearisome world of after. He begrudges no well-meaning, if tone-deaf, attempts at consolation. But “as long as I’m breathing, there will be no closure,” he says. A jazz saxophonist and composer, Greene […]

Categories: Music
Schools: Music

2017 MFA Thesis Exhibitions

2017 MFA Thesis Exhibitions April 14–28 Opening Reception: Friday, April 14, 6–9 pm Painting & Sculpture: 808 Gallery Graphic Design: Stone Gallery Hosted in both of the Boston University Art Galleries simultaneously, the 2017 MFA Thesis Exhibitions is the culmination of two years of intensive work by graduate candidates in Painting, Sculpture and Graphic Design.

Categories: events, Visual Arts

Spring 2017 Tuesday Night MFA Lecture Series

Part of the graduate painting seminar 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 2017 Lectures Jennifer Bornstein Tuesday, January 24, 7:30 pm Room 303, 808 Commonwealth Ave. Working in film, photography, and intaglio printing, Jennifer Bornstein creates representations of […]

Categories: Visual Arts
Schools: Visual Arts

2016 American Graphic Design Awards

Boston University College of Fine Arts is featured in Graphic Design USA’s 53rd Design Annual, on stands this month. Chosen from nearly 10,000 entries worldwide, GDUSA recognizes CFA for excellence in Catalog Design and Publication Design. 2016 American Graphic Design Catalog Design 2016 BU MFA Catalogue Designed by Alicia DeWitt (CFA’17) Publication Design Spark, Volume 1 […]

Categories: Visual Arts
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Visual Arts Summer Institute: Apply Now

Visual Arts Summer Institute July 2–28, 2017 Applications are now being accepted for the Visual Arts Summer Institute (VASI), an intensive program of college-level courses in drawing, painting, printmaking, and sculpture at the Boston University School of Visual Arts. Through VASI’s four-week program, high school students can earn three college credits while developing exceptional portfolios […]

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Schools: Visual Arts

Visiting Artist: Sheila Pepe

Visiting Artist: Sheila Pepe Tuesday, February 28, 6:30 pm Sleeper Auditorium, 871 Commonwealth Ave. Sheila Pepe is best known for her large-scale, ephemeral installations and sculpture made from domestic and industrial materials. Since the mid-1990s Pepe has used feminist and craft traditions to investigate received notions concerning the production of canonical artwork as well as […]

Categories: events, Visual Arts
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For Organist Justin Blackwell, Marsh Chapel is Heaven

Article originally published by Susan Seligson on BU Today A principal organist’s connection to his church’s resident pipe organ is a kind of marriage. Justin Thomas Blackwell is at BU’s Marsh Chapelseven days a week, much of that time rehearsing or tending to a complex, sensitive instrument that demands his devotion, tenderness, and engagement. From […]

Categories: Music
Schools: Music

Tuning Out The Noise

New documentary, “Composed” explores performance anxiety –  Screening December 7th at 6:30pm at Jacob Sleeper Auditorium   Boston, MA- The College of Fine Arts (CFA) at Boston University (BU) is pleased to present Film Screening: Composed, a new feature film and documentary Directed and Produced by John Beder (CFA’08). The screening will be held Wednesday, […]

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“CFA’s Phyllis Curtin Mourned”

Article originally published by Susan Seligson in Bostonia By all accounts, Phyllis Curtin, one of opera’s most graceful and versatile sopranos, was not a diva, always putting the music first. Following a celebrated career on stage, Curtin was dean of Boston University’s College of Fine Arts from 1983 to 1991 and founded the School of […]

Categories: Music, Opera
Schools: Music

“And the Tony Goes to…”

Article originally published by John O’Rourke in Bostonia It appears there is truth to the adage, “Good things come to those who wait.” After nearly four decades in the business, veteran actor Reed Birney won his first Tony Award in June, for best featured actor in a drama for his performance in Stephen Karam’s moving […]

Categories: Theatre
Schools: Theatre