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August 20, 2018 to August 24, 2018

From August 20 through August 24, the Department of Art at UMass Amherst hosts a special, intensive summer course taught by industrial hygienist Monona Rossol through the Office of Continuing and Professional Education.

Rossol will visit UMass Amherst to teach an exclusive course: Health and Safety in the Art Studio (LLART 101).

April 19, 2018

Didier William is originally from Port-au-prince Haiti. He received his BFA in painting from The Maryland Institute College of Art and an MFA in Painting and Printmaking from Yale University School of Art. His work has been exhibited at the Bronx Museum of Art, The Museum of Latin American Art in Long Beach, The Fraenkel Gallery, Frederick and Freiser Gallery, and Gallery Schuster in Berlin.

 

Thursday, April 19 at 12:00 PM.

April 17, 2018 to May 10, 2018

 

BFA Thesis Shows:

 

Name Location Date
Madeleine Conover  Student Union Gallery 4/17 – 4/20

Reception: April 19th, 5:00 – 7:00 PM 

Haley McDevitt Student Union Gallery 4/17 – 4/20

Reception: April 19th, 5:00 – 7:00 PM

April 8, 2018

Come tour our facilities and meet faculty! Scheduled to coincide with the UMass Open House for Admitted Students, this open house is an excellent opportunity to get a closer look at all the Art Department has to offer. Student work will be on display throughout the building, and faculty will be present to answer questions.

 

Sunday, April 8 from 11:00 AM  12:30 PM

April 1, 2018 to April 27, 2018

Just in time for the arrival of spring, the floral and botanical artwork of Alicia Blaze's "Enigma" will grace the walls at Hampden Gallery on Sunday, April 1 from 2:00 – 4:00 PM. Her solo exhibition features floral and botanical forms, portraying lush abstract scenes suggestive of a garden paradise.

 

Opening Reception: April 1, 2:00 – 4:00 PM

April 1, 2018 to April 27, 2018

Ben Sear's solo exhibition "Excavations" opens on Sunday, April 1 from 2:00 – 4:00 PM at the Hampden Gallery. In his exhibition, Sears presents a series of imaginative drawings that explore the idea of performance spaces such as arenas and stadiums.

 

Opening Reception: April 1, 2:00 – 4:00 PM

March 21, 2018 to March 22, 2018

The Department of Art will be hosting an advising fair for current art majors on Wednesday, March 21st and Thursday, March 22nd within the SAB commons. Please check your UMass email for your appointment day/time. We will also send forms + information for review prior to coming. Your registration hold will be removed during your appointment.

March 20, 2018 to April 3, 2018

Ghosted presents current work from six second-year graduate students. Working across media, scale, and themes, these artists are conceptually united through their affinity for the immaterial, intangible, remembered, spoken, or fantasized. Presence (physical or immaterial) is paramount.

 

Opening Reception: Tuesday, March 20 from 4:30 – 6:30 PM

March 4, 2018 to March 22, 2018

Sally Clegg's solo exhibition "Bundle" opens on Sunday, March 4 from 2:00 – 4:00 PM at the Hampden Gallery. Her exhibition features a series of prints and paintings addressing themes of procreation, femininity, human connection and the body.

 

Opening Reception: March 4, 2:00 – 4:00 PM

 

March 4, 2018 to March 22, 2018

Amy Corey's "Knitting In Public" opens on Sunday, March 4 from 2:00 – 4:00 PM at the Hampden Gallery. Another spring solo exhibition, Corey sees the potential in the diametric form of the knit stitch and elevates it to fine art.

 

Opening Reception: March 4, 2:00 – 4:00 PM

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