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Paul Teeling MFA Thesis Exhibition: Not Safe For You

Ethan Kiermaier MFA Thesis Exhibition: Honeymoons

David Hannon MFA Thesis Exhibition: Mantle

Reception: April 28th, 6-8pm

The Baustein Building

532 Main Street

3rd Floor

Holyoke, MA 10140

Gallery Hours: M-F 3pm-7pm Sa-Su 11am-4pm

Procheta Mukherjee Olson

Nacul Center: 592 Main St., Amherst, MA

Opening Reception: April 29th, 5-7pm

Student Union Art Gallery

UMass Amhserst

Reception: April 27th 5-7pm

Music/Audio from "Peter Mack Show"

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Jen Simms is an alumna of the Art Department's MFA program.  "My woven abstractions, landscapes and portraits are emotional reactions to the absurdity of the human species, world politics, and our changing environment."
Herter Gallery (East Gallery)
Gallery hours: M - F, 11 am - 4 pm
Sundays, 1 - 4 pm, Closed Saturdays.

Herter Art Gallery is pleased to present  an exhibition comprising  fifty photographic portraits entitled: “Portrayals: Selected Works by Chuck Close and Nafis Azad”,. 

As the title suggests, each artist was tasked with the challenge of choosing  twenty-five portraits from each others oeuvre. 

Chuck Close

Assistant Professor of Sculpture, Benjamin S Jones, presents his sculpture Eventually/Everything as part of InLight Richmond 2015 at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in Richmond, VA. For more information about the exhibition visit the InLight website here

For more about Benjamin S Jones visit his website:


Benjamin S Jones, Eventually/Everything, 2015

Herter Gallery, UMass Amherst
September 17 to October 18, 2015
opening reception: September 17 from 4 to 6 pm

Assistant Professor Robin Mandel will be exhibiting installation, video, and kinetic sculpture in his first solo exhibition at Herter Gallery.  Featured in the exhibition will be work from Mandel's Hold series, which uses the human breath as a central theme.

video stills from the Hold series, 2014-15

Herter Gallery, UMass Amherst
September 17 to October 18, 2015
opening reception: September 17 from 4 to 6 pm

Associate Professor Copper Frances Giloth presents an unconventional diary chronicling two years of weekly global events, personal encounters, travel, newfound discoveries, and loss. What she gains through the meditative act of daily problem solving puzzles she cedes into a spiritual self-reckoning.