A Few Conversations Between Women

September 4–28, 2018 | Opening Reception: Friday, September 7 @ 6:00-8:00 p.m.
808 Gallery
808 Commonwealth Avenue
Tuesday–Sunday from 12 to 6 p.m.

A Few Conversations Between Women stimulates an inter-generational dialogue of women artists working across a myriad of mediums and at different stages of professional development. This group exhibition explores the artistic voices of the women visual arts faculty of the College of Fine Arts and underscores the importance of mentorship of and between women. Participating faculty members were asked to select the work of a former mentor or recent alumnae they have advised to be presented alongside their own. The exhibition highlights the conversations that arise through these channels of influence and examines the multiple artistic lineages of women artists affiliated with the College of Fine Arts.

Artists: Sachiko Akiyama, Lynne Allen, Felice Amato, Madeleine Bialke, Jennifer Caine, Dana Clancy, Kristen Coogan, Deborah Cornell,  Sister Marie DeSales, Carson Fox, Tatiana Gomez Gaggero, Marissa Graziano, Jill Grimes, Diana Hampe, Josephine Halvorson, Nona Hershey, Breehan James,  Angela Kelly, Lucy Kim, Judith Leemann, Dani Levine, Won Ju Lim,  Joyce Lyon, Kristen Mallia, Eka Maranelli, Emily Manning-Mingle, Leeanne Maxey, Julia Von Metzsch, Stacy Mohammed, Sarah Pater, Toni Pepe, Carly Pickett, Rebecca Ness, Danielle Sauve, Kitty Wales, Mary Yang, Amelia C. Young,

Image (from left to right): Nona Hershey, Shift (detail), 2018, graphite and gouche on paper, 40″x40″; Breehan James, Red Rock Lake (detail), 2017, oil on canvas, 50″x60″; Madeleine Bialke, Into the Fold (detail), 2018, oil on Canvas 22″ x 18″; Leeanne Maxey, The Choice (detail). 2018, egg tempera on panel, 9″ x 11.75″.


Panel Discussion
Creative Capital: Building Collaborative Art Spaces
Saturday, September 22, 3:00pm
808 Gallery

Presented in conjunction with the exhibition, A Few Conversations Between Women, and Boston University Alumni Weekend, this panel will feature alumnae of the College of Fine Arts who have started visual art galleries, collaborative projects, or arts practice studios that create opportunities, space, and dialog for women artists. Panel participants will represent both local and regional projects and discuss the importance of expanding one’s individual practice to one that is more collaborative in focus.

Panelists include:
Angela Conant, Co-Founder, The Gowanus Studio Space, Brooklyn
Erika Hess, Co-Founder, Musa Collective, Boston
Nina Bellucci, Co-Founder, Musa Collective, Boston
Adrienne Elise Tarver, Director of HAS Gallery at Harlem School for the Arts in Harlem, New York and Residency Advisor for Brooklyn Art Space/ Trestle Gallery, Brooklyn.
Moderated by Lynne Cooney, Artistic Director Boston University Art Galleries