Tag: CFA

Video: 3 Steps to Prepare a College Art Portfolio

Applying to art school? You’ll probably need a portfolio as part of your application. We’ve broken it down to 3 steps to help guide you in putting together a stellar portfolio that will get you into your first-choice college. Boston University School of Visual Arts offers BFA degrees with majors in Painting, Graphic Design, Sculpture, Printmaking, and Art Education. […]

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Josephine Halvorson joins CFA as Professor of Painting

  The Boston University School of Visual Arts is pleased to announce the appointment of Josephine Halvorson as Professor of Art and Chair of Graduate Studies in Painting. Halvorson succeeds John Walker, who led the program from 1999 to 2015. She begins her new role at Boston University in the Fall 2016 semester. “From the […]

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2016 MFA Thesis Exhibitions

April 8–24, 2016 Opening Reception: Friday, April 8, 6–8 pm 808 Gallery 808 Commonwealth Ave. open daily, 12–5 pm Stone Gallery 855 Commonwealth Ave. Tuesday–Sunday, 12–5 pm The culmination of two years of intensive work by the MFA candidates at Boston University, the Thesis Exhibitions feature work in Painting, Sculpture and Graphic Design at two […]

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Artists at Work: A Conversation on Art and Labor

Wednesday, March 23, 6 pm Room 500, fifth floor 855 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston University This lecture and conversation will address some of the key issues affecting working artists today. Lise Soskolne of W.A.G.E. (Working Artists and the Greater Economy) and Dushko Petrovich (founder of Adjunct Commuter Weekly) are artists and organizers creatively rethinking the potential […]

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November 23: Nicole Cherubini Artist Talk

Talk: Nicole Cherubini on George Ohr Monday, November 23, 1 pm Room 500, 855 Commonwealth Ave Nicole Cherubini is a sculptor who draws the expressive potential out of ceramics, bringing the medium into the realm of contemporary art. In conjunction with her solo exhibition at Samson Projects in Boston, Cherubini will give a talk at […]

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Visiting Artist: Huma Bhabha

Monday, November 9, 6:30 pm Sleeper Auditorium, 871 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 and artificial, human and animal, aggressor and victim […]

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Visiting Artist: Michael Berryhill

  Monday, October 19, 6:30 pm Sleeper Auditorium, 871 Commonwealth Ave. Michael Berryhill is a Texas-born, New York-based painter. Oscillating between abstraction and recognizable imagery, Berryhill’s modestly sized, brightly colored canvases reference Post-Impressionism and Surrealism through a contemporary sensibility. Abound with art historical references and evidence of process, Berryhill’s paintings are picture-puzzles that require careful, slow looking […]

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Artist Residencies 101

  Monday, October 5, 6 pm Room 306, 855 Commonwealth Ave., 3rd floor Mary Sherman of Transcultural Exchange will introduce students to the world of artist residencies: how they work, where to find them, and how to apply. Sherman is the director of the Transcultural Exchange Conference, which will bring artists, curators, residency directors and arts […]

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Visiting Designer: Aaron James Draplin

  Thursday, March 24, 6:30 pm  Sleeper Auditorium, 871 Commonwealth Ave.  Aaron James Draplin is a prolific multidisciplinary designer based in Portland, Oregon, well known for his logos and graphics. Born and raised in the American Midwest, Draplin’s work is inspired by the aesthetics of rustic Americana, bringing blue collar American imagery, vernacular, and work ethic into […]

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2015 CFA Inspiring Young Alumni Awards

Join the College of Fine Arts community in celebration of alumni who have distinguished themselves professionally through exemplary artistry and extraordinary leadership. Uzo Aduba (’05), Emmy Award-Winning Actor David Delmar (’06), Designer & Founder, Resilient Coders Greg Hildreth (’05), Acclaimed Broadway Actor Featuring a performance by Arneis Quartet Saturday, September 26 5:00 PM Cocktail Reception 6:00 […]