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Artist Josephine Halvorson Helms CFA Graduate Painting Program

Goals: encouraging diversity of voices, building community Josephine Halvorson, the new head of the School of Visual Arts graduate painting program, says, “I don’t want there to be any one overarching pedagogy in the program, one style or way of looking.”   Published by BU Today , April 25, 2017 By Jane Dornbusch. Photos by […]

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BU Named “International Powerhouse” by Times Higher Ed

This article was originally published on BU Today. Boston University has been named by Times Higher Education (THE) to a list of 53 “international powerhouse” institutions, schools that have the best chance of  being grouped alongside—or even ahead of—THE’s most elite global “old stars,” a group that includes the University of Oxford, Stanford, Harvard, Yale, […]

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Renaissance Women

They command armies, slay enemies, and lead nations. Playing the bard’s most famous men makes the actresses of Femina Shakes more confident women. By Julie Butters | Photo by Cydney Scott Mackenzie Devlin was trying to be ugly. The five-foot-seven, blue-eyed blonde had been told she’s the ingénue type, and in a typical production of […]

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Currents of Change

Eleven countries, 400 million people, 4,300 miles of river—50 years of political discord. Can the music of the Nile Project bring harmony to a struggling region? By Suki Casanave | Photo by Matjaz Kacicnik Blood and water. It was the summer of 2013, and the words ricocheted through press accounts, as tensions in Africa’s Nile […]

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From Sketch to Screen

In their work on Big Hero 6, Frozen, and other films, CFA alums are stretching the limits of animation and imagination By Lara Ehrlich | Photo courtesy of Disney Banner image: For Big Hero 6, Disney created San Fransokyo (pictured), the largest set piece ever made for an animated feature; it’s populated by hundreds of […]

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CFA Alumnus Nominated for Oscar Award

Boston University College of Fine Arts is pleased to announce a Sculpture alumnus, Brian McLean, nominated for an Oscar this season. McLean is Director of Rapid Prototype for Laika Entertainment, LLC., an American stop-motion animation studio specializing in feature films, commercial content for all media, music videos and short films. The company is best known […]

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CFA Alumni Nominated for SAG Awards

Boston University College of Fine Arts is pleased to announce a School of Theatre alum associated with productions nominated for two SAG Awards this season: Uzo Aduba (CFA’05): Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series, Orange is the New Black Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series, Orange is the […]

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CFA Alumni Nominated for Grammy Awards

Boston University College of Fine Arts is pleased to announce a School of Music alum nominated for two Grammy Awards this season: Georgia Jarman, CFA ‘97 ● Sings Cathy in Wuthering Heights produced by Blanton Alspaugh, nominated for Producer of the Year, Classical ● Sings Roxana in Król Roger, nominated for Best Opera Recording In […]

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2016 American Graphic Design Awards

Boston University College of Fine Arts is featured in Graphic Design USA’s 53rd Design Annual, on stands this month. Chosen from nearly 10,000 entries worldwide, GDUSA recognizes CFA for excellence in Catalog Design and Publication Design. 2016 American Graphic Design Catalog Design 2016 BU MFA Catalogue Designed by Alicia DeWitt (CFA’17) Publication Design Spark, Volume 1 […]

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Brechtian Allegory Shakes Up BCA In “The Cradle Will Rock”

The School of Theatre at the College of Fine Arts at Boston University is proud to present The Cradle Will Rock, a Brechtian allegory of corruption and corporate greed set in “Steeltown, USA.” The Cradle Will Rock Music by Marc Blitzstein | Directed by Emily Ranii | Music Direction by Catherine Stornetta | Choreography by […]

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