Past Exhibitions



January 13th, 2017

February 3- March 26, 2017 808 Gallery, Faye G., Jo, and James Stone Gallery and the Annex Occupancies explores how individual and collective bodies create, negotiate, and inhabit space. Conceived as a response to the current political climate and to forms of personal resistance against systemic injustices, Occupancies assembles emerging and mid-career... More

J.R. Urestsky: What I Found Out There

October 5th, 2016

October 14 - December 11, 2016 The Annex 855 Commonwealth Avenue J.R. Uretsky’s newest work What I Found Out There resides at the intersection of public and private mourning, drawing on personal heartbreak. Uretsky looks to Sara Ahmed’s writings on queer grief and how pain, mourning, and melancholia have the potential to physically... More

Ebony G. Patterson: Dead Treez

September 23rd, 2016

September 23-December 4 808 Gallery 808 Commonwealth Avenue Dead Treez showcases the artist’s mixed-media installations and jacquard-woven photo tapestries that explore class, gender, and race through the lens of popular culture, social media, dress, and personal adornment. Patterson’s highly embellished, illuminated imagery is intended to captivate the viewer in order to look beyond her... More

Undergraduate Student Showcase

September 21st, 2016

September 6 - October 4 Faye G., Jo, and James Stone Gallery 855 Commonwealth Avenue The exhibition features paintings, sculptures, prints, and photographs by undergraduate students enrolled in the School of Visual Arts.

Martine Gutierrez: True Story

July 28th, 2016

October 14-December 11 Faye G., Jo, and James Stone Gallery 855 Commonwealth Avenue True Story presents video and photographic work by the Brooklyn-based performance artist Martine Gutierrez. Using various media idioms such as classic Hollywood film, fashion photography, and music videos, Gutierrez’s hauntingly seductive imagery explores the construction of gender and self. In each... More

The Space After: Nina Bellucci, Erika Hess, and Stacy Mohammed

March 16th, 2016

March 25 – May 7, 2016 Opening Reception: Friday, March 25 6 - 7:30pm Sherman Gallery, 775 Commonwealth Ave. This collaborative exhibition brings together the work of three Boston University Alumni—Nina Bellucci (CFA ’09), Erika Hess (CFA ‘09), and Stacy Mohammed (CFA ‘10)—whose paintings interact across both aesthetic and thematic concerns. Through image, More

Paul Emmanuel – Remnants

January 11th, 2016

January 29 - March 20, 2016 808 Gallery 808 Commonwealth Avenue The South African artist Paul Emmanuel employs various media to reveal layered visions concerned with his identity living in the post-apartheid nation. Over the last decade, Emmanuel has conceived and implemented the ongoing Lost Men project, a series of site-sensitive elegiac counter-memorials... More

Stacey Piwinski: It’s not you, it’s me

January 11th, 2016

January 22 - March 4, 2016 Sherman Gallery 775 Commonwealth Avenue, 2nd Floor Although her work speaks to painterly concerns, Stacey Piwinski (CFA’99,’00) uses textiles and found materials to create intricate weavings that consider the passage of time, the tactility of material, and interpersonal relationships. In her fabric scrolls and mixed media works, More

Lynne Harlow: Sweetheart of the Rodeo

January 11th, 2016

January 22-March 20, 2016 The Annex 855 Commonwealth Avenue Lynne Harlow uses minimalist forms to transform mundane spaces into immersive environments that pulsate with light and color. Harlow works with everyday materials, such as colored fabric or vinyl, and also incorporates sound or live music to affect a moving and multi-sensory experience for... More