BU Arts Initiative
The BU Arts Initiative office space also serves as a gallery for student work during the academic year and features the work of a Boston area artist over the summer. Students and visitors are welcome to visit our office to see these works in person or view the works virtually below.
Artist Opportunities: Are you a BU student interested in showcasing your art?
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The gallery is curated by the BU Arts Initiative Student Advisory Council, Gallery Committee
Bella Messina– COM Film and Television May 2023
I tend to dabble in many different forms of media. I started off mainly drawing with a regular mechanical pencil when I had free time, which turned into a hobby of mine. I started to work in oil paint and fell in love with the process. I also experimented with watercolor around the same time I began oil painting, and I recently began gouache painting in late 2022. I typically try to find a photo I have taken or an online photo to turn into a painting or drawing to start my process. I am inspired by nature and emotions.
Artworks Left to Right
Mushrooms, 2023, Watercolor, 8” x 8”
Rocky Waters, 2022, Gouache, 16.5” x 20.5”
Snow Cap Mountain, 2021, Oil on Canvas, 18” x 24”
Alone, 2020, Pencil on Paper, 14” x 17”
Stuck, 2020, Pencil on Paper, 14” x 17”
Quarantined, 2020, Pencil on Paper, 14” x 17”