Tag: School of Visual Arts

Visual Arts Summer Institute: Apply Now

Visual Arts Summer Institute June 28-July 24, 2015 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 […]

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Living and Sustaining a Creative Life with Sharon Louden

Friday, March 27, 2-6 pm Room 500, 855 Commonwealth Ave Sharon Louden is an artist, educator, and author of Living and Sustaining a Creative Life. For this workshop Sharon will discuss a range of practical issues essential to working professional artists, covering everything from applying to residencies to creating effective mailing lists. The last hour will be […]

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Visiting Artist: Mickalene Thomas

2014/15 Tim Hamill Lecture in conversation with Anna Stothart, curator at the San Antonio Museum of Art Monday, March 23, 7:30 pm Sleeper Auditorium, 871 Commonwealth Ave. Mickalene Thomas is a New York–based artist whose paintings, collages, photographs, and videos re-examine popular culture and art history through a highly personal lens. Predominantly working in acrylic […]

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Lecture: Stefan Sagmeister

Thursday, February 12, 6:30 pm Morse Auditorium, 602 Commonwealth Ave. Stefan Sagmeister is a New York–based graphic designer and the co-founder of Sagmeister & Walsh, Inc. His bold style and careful sense of craft expands to photography, video, bookmaking, murals, installation, and more. He has also designed album covers for Lou Reed, OK Go, The Rolling Stones, David […]

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2015 School of Visual Arts Faculty Exhibition

January 30–March 1, 2015 Opening Reception: Friday, January 30, 6–8 pm 808 Gallery The 2015 School of Visual Arts Faculty Exhibition presents the work of over 30 artists who currently teach at the University in the areas of painting, sculpture, graphic design, art education, printmaking, and photography. The exhibition features a wide range of visual practices, […]

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Separation Anxiety in Gallery 5

Separation Anxiety Sculpture by Emma Gluck and Caitlin Shawaker January 19–29 Gallery 5 Separation. Noun. 1. the action or state of moving or being moved apart. 2. the division of something into constituent or distinct elements. Anxiety. Noun. A feeling of worry, nervousness, or unease, typically about an imminent event or something with an uncertain outcome. We all have it, […]

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Media Type: Sculpture

The Beatles are Dull and Ordinary: Drawings by David X. Levine

January 20–March 27, 2015 Dates and Events: Tuesday, January 20 – Friday, March 27, 2015 Opening Reception: Friday, January 23, 5–7pm Location: Sherman Gallery (775 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston) Exhibition and Gallery Events are Free and Open to the Public The Beatles are Dull and Ordinary is a ten-year journey through the expressive and vibrant large-scale […]

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POSTPONED: Visiting Artist Huma Bhabha

Tuesday, January 27, 6:30 pm Postponed due to snow storm—new date TBA Morse Auditorium, 602 Commonwealth Ave. Born in Karachi, Pakistan, Huma Bhabha pushes the limits of human figuration with sculptures of grotesque dignity. Combining basic construction materials such as wood and Styrofoam with found objects, Bhabha explores the concept of the hybrid figure – natural […]

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Laurie Anderson to deliver Tim Hamill Lecture, Monday February 27th

(Above)  Laurie Anderson’s “O Superman,” as displayed in MOMA MONDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2012 6:30 P.M. Morse Auditorium 602 COMMONWEALTH AVE FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC New York-based artist Laurie Anderson has created large-scale theatrical works that combine a variety of media–music, video, storytelling,  projected imagery, sculpture–in which she is an electrifying performer.  As a […]

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Nicole Eisenman visits Boston University

The School of Visual Arts Presents: Nicole Eisenman TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2012 6:30 P.M. MORSE AUDITORIUM 602 COMMONWEALTH AVE FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC New York-based artist Nicole Eisenman has created a self-aware and psychologically probing body of work that includes installations, animations, drawings, collages, assemblages, found objects, murals, and paintings.  Much of her […]

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