School of Visual Arts News

Arts Initiative Dances from Stage to Clinic BMC patients, CFA join in creative collaboration

May 13th, 2013 in CFA, CFA Newsmakers, Music, Theatre, Visual Arts.

By Susan Seligson (BU Today) The BMC Cancer Care Center’s chemotherapy unit is a busy place. Adult patients of all ages and prognoses settle into curtained-off sections called “boxes” and endure up to five hours at a time being hooked to IVs. Some watch TV and some doze, but on a... More

Boston University College of Fine Arts School of Visual Arts presents 2013 MFA Open Studios

May 3rd, 2013 in CFA, Visual Arts.

School of Visual Arts students open their studios for annual event Boston, MA – The School of Visual Arts at the College of Fine Arts (CFA) at Boston University is proud to announce 2013 MFA Open Studios, an annual event featuring the artwork of CFA’s twenty-eight first-and-second-year graduate students in painting... More

Boston University College of Fine Arts announces One Room

May 2nd, 2013 in CFA, Visual Arts.

School of Visual Arts Undergraduate exhibition features work in painting, graphic design and sculpture Boston, MA – The School of Visual Arts at the College of Fine Arts (CFA) at Boston University is proud to announce One Room, BFA Thesis Exhibitions 2013, featuring the work of undergraduate students receiving their Bachelor... More

Boston University College of Fine Arts Community Finds Healing through Art

April 23rd, 2013 in Alumni, CFA, CFA Newsmakers, Music, Opera, Theatre, Visual Arts.

Above: In the wake of the tragedy that occurred at the Boston Marathon, College of Fine Arts Dean Benjamín Juárez talks about the duty of the arts community at Boston University to create "pockets of hope" in this difficult time. Schools of Music, Theatre, and Visual Arts students demonstrate resilience in... More

Boston University College of Fine Arts School of Visual Arts presents Simultaneity

March 19th, 2013 in CFA, Visual Arts.

Sherman Gallery Exhibition Features School of Visual Arts Alumnae Opening Thursday, March 21 Boston, MA – The School of Visual Arts at the College of Fine Arts (CFA) at Boston University is proud to present Simultaneity, a group exhibition curated by SVA Alum Gabriel Phipps (’00). Featuring artist Dannielle Tegeder and fellow... More

The College of Fine Arts celebrates our 2013 Commonwealth Award-winning alumni

February 27th, 2013 in Alumni, CFA, Music, Theatre, Visual Arts.

Boston, MA – Boston University alumni have been named as 2013 Commonwealth Award recipients including Olympia Dukakis (SAR ’53, CFA ’70), Neil and Jane Pappalardo (CFA ’65), and Stephen (CFA ’65). Awarded by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, the 2013 Commonwealth Awards ceremony will take place on Tuesday, February 19, 1–4pm, More

BUAG show explores intersection of art and anatomy

February 19th, 2013 in BUAG, Visual Arts.

By Erin Thibeau (CAS’13) A fascinating new exhibition on campus explores the myriad ways anatomy has influenced both art and medicine in America from the mid 18th century to today. Titled Teaching the Body: Artistic Anatomy in the American Academy, from Copley, Rimmer, and Eakins to Contemporary Artists, the show includes... More

Alternative Visions/Sustainable Futures 808 Gallery show kicks off collaborative project (BU Today)

January 31st, 2013 in Alumni, CFA, CFA Newsmakers, Visual Arts.

By Erin Thibeau (CAS’13) How do we go about creating a sustainable future? That question is at the center of a new project titled Alternative Visions/Sustainable Futures, a collaboration between the College of Fine Arts School of Visual Arts and sustainability@bu. Taking place throughout the semester, the project features an art... More

Boston University Art Gallery at the Stone Gallery presents Teaching the Body

January 29th, 2013 in BUAG, CFA, Visual Arts.

Teaching the Body: Artistic Anatomy in the American Academy from Copley, Rimmer, and Eakins to Contemporary Artists BUAG Exhibition explores the intersection between art and medicine — January 31 – March 31, 2013 Boston, MA – Boston University Art Gallery at the Stone Gallery (BUAG) is proud to present Teaching the Body:... More

The School of Visual Arts Presents: Julia von Metzsch: Midnight at Coolidge Point

January 18th, 2013 in CFA, Visual Arts.

“I choose to work from life,” says Julia von Metzsch, MFA Painting Fellow at the School of Visual Arts at the College of Fine Arts at Boston University. “Anything that appears in my paintings or in my studio is something that inspires me, visually, to create." -Julia Von Metzsch Boston, MA –... More