The CFA Development & Alumni Relations team welcomes your questions about alumni benefits, events and performances, giving back, and much more. We are always eager to help connect our alumni community—some 17,000 strong—to one another as well as to the broader BU network. We invite you to take advantage of everything that BU and CFA have to offer!

Want to stay connected and get involved with fellow alums and current students? Let us know at cfaalum@bu.edu!

Gather and Connect

CFA Terriers are always welcome back on Comm Ave! The buildings may look a little different, but the spirit remains in the studios, practice spaces, and stages of CFA. In-person and virtual events throughout the year bring alumni, friends, and families together.

CFA Magazine

CFA Magazine

CFA magazine is a publication for alumni and friends of the Boston University College of Fine Arts, who are making art and making an impact all around the world. Discover the amazing stories of CFA's dynamic alumni and faculty as well as the innovation happening right here on BU's campus.

Read the most recent issue of CFA magazine, a special music issue in honor of 150 years of Boston University School of Music's educators, music-makers, and game-changers.

Stage and screen star Jason Alexander (CFA'81, Hon.'95) , who's busy acting on screen and stage, directing, and podcasting...Nicholas Brown (CFA'15), who's on a mission to make classical music more accessible... BU alums who are supporting experimental works and diversifying talent and staff to make opera more relevant and inclusive...and Paula Grissom-Broughton (CFA'15), who believes that music, and music education, holds the power to save us all.

Send us your comments and updates at cfaalum@bu.edu. We can’t wait to hear from you!

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CFA Alums In the World

Support CFA

We are grateful to our community of alumni, faculty, families, and friends who believe in the importance of supporting gifted students in music, theatre, and the visual arts through their generous contributions. Donations to CFA drive important capital initiatives, scholarships, educational outreach, performances, and exhibitions, all of which directly benefit the talented young artists of Boston University.

For more information, please contact Beth Barclay at 617-353-3345 or bbarclay@bu.edu.

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Latest CFA Stories

The latest news from the world of College of Fine Arts alumni.

CFA Alumni

An Orchestra for All

Nicholas Brown is on a mission to make classical music more accessible

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CFA Alumni

Complex Characters

Jason Alexander’s Seinfeld role cemented him in pop culture. Now he’s busy acting on screen and stage, directing, and podcasting

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Visual Arts

Making Art Out of the Mundane

Painter Mathew Cerletty confronts audiences with a vivid, hyperreal take on everyday objects

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CFA Alumni

Opera 2.0

BU alums are supporting experimental works and diversifying talent and staff to make opera more relevant and inclusive

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2022 CFA Distinguished Alumni Awards

What a magical night it was at the 2022 CFA Distinguished Alumni Awards. In September, CFA honored three inspiring alums whose artistry and generosity have changed the arts for the better. Join us in congratulating Michelle Hurd (CFA’88), Alexi Worth (CFA’93), and Valerie Coleman (CFA’95, BUTI’89) 👏👏👏

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CFA In The News

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Upcoming Events

There's always something going on at the College of Fine Arts! Check out all upcoming concerts, productions, exhibitions, lectures, and community events.

Theatre Arts Alumni

Conversation with TILL producer Fred Zollo and College of Fine Arts Dean Harvey Young

Day: Monday Jan 30th Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm Howard Thurman Center, 808 Commonwealth Ave, Brookline, MA 02446, United States

Comics Is A Medium, Not A Genre Exhibition

Day: Tuesday Jan 31st Time: 11:00am - 5:00pm Stone Gallery 855 Commonwealth Avenue

Mathemalchemy Exhibition

Day: Tuesday Jan 31st Time: 11:00am - 5:00pm 808 Gallery 808 Commonwealth Avenue

Comics Is A Medium, Not A Genre Exhibition

Day: Wednesday Feb 1st Time: 11:00am - 5:00pm Stone Gallery 855 Commonwealth Avenue

Mathemalchemy Exhibition

Day: Wednesday Feb 1st Time: 11:00am - 5:00pm 808 Gallery 808 Commonwealth Avenue

Comics Is A Medium, Not A Genre Exhibition

Day: Thursday Feb 2nd Time: 11:00am - 5:00pm Stone Gallery 855 Commonwealth Avenue

Mathemalchemy Exhibition

Day: Thursday Feb 2nd Time: 11:00am - 5:00pm 808 Gallery 808 Commonwealth Avenue
Music

Brian Kellum Faculty Recital

Day: Thursday Feb 2nd Time: 8:00pm
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