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Newsletter - 11/09
Friday, November 9, 2018
Friday, November 9, 2018
Student artwork from Open House is on display in the Studio Arts Building.
Registration for spring '19 is upon us!!!
Please register for your art classes as soon as you are able--classes will fill up!
Newsletter Submission Form
We've created a new form to submit your newsletter submissions for publication!
It's easy to fill out, and will ensure our timely release of your submission in the newsletter,
which goes out to the Art Department, and other UMass art related departments
and people in the Five College community.
Submissions sent to Lisa Furtek will now be referred to this form.
We look forward to your post!
Screen@SAB is looking for student videos and animations, under 10 minutes long. Any undergraduate or graduate students are welcome to submit their work!
Submission Guidelines (pdf) »
Submission deadline: Saturday, December 15, 2018
Plan for a lifetime of art making AND healthy lungs. Come to a 20 minute session with Dawn Toon on proper respirator use, answering questions such as: What type of respirator is best for you? When do you need to use a respirator? How do I properly wear my respirator?
Free for all students who use respirators.
Wednesday, November 14, 1:30 - 1:50 pm
Room 156, Studio Arts Building
The Department of Art is pleased to announce the second call for exhibiting students' work on the Wall. We'll accept two proposals for the spring 2019 semester.
Student Union Art Gallery Relocation
The Student Union Art Gallery is temporarily moving to room 310 in Bartlett Hall beginning Spring Semester. They will return to the Student Union Building upon the end of construction, hopefully by fall 2020.
Department of Art MFA Candidates
HERTER ART GALLERY is pleased to present ALTER/ALTAR, an exhibition of work by graduate students in the Department of Art at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Making art implies alteration, literally and figuratively, while an altar suggests a place for offering. By altering in the pursuit of offering, these artists work towards various forms of "altars". Through this thematic play on words, this exhibition explores the parallels that exist between their diverse practices, which range from painting, video, sculpture, installation, to performance.
November 7 - 28
Herter Art Gallery, UMass
Department of Art Visiting Artist Program Lecture
Lisa Dent is an arts administrator, consultant, writer and curator. Dent was most recently Creative Capital's Director of Resources & Award Programs, leading the financial and advisory services programs and advising awardees. Dent received her BFA from Howard University, her MFA from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts, and completed the Whitney Museum Independent Study Program in curatorial studies.
Thursday, November 15, 12:00 pm
Room 240, Studio Arts Building
detail of Siren, 2016, featured in the exhibit Hold Still
Solo show, outdoor projections, live performance, and more...
First there's Hold Still, a solo exhibition in Swarthmore's List Gallery. The show will feature recent work, including Siren (pictured above) and Entertaining Illusion, a new installation that will be on view for the first time ever. There's also a printed catalog, with an essay about my work by artist Elizabeth King, one of Robin's art heroes.
Projections take place on Swarthmore's North Campus Quad:
November 5–9, 7:00–8:00 p.m. each night
Live Performance: Friday, November 9, 7:30–7:50 p.m.
List Gallery Exhibition Dates: November 8 – December 15
MFA Alumna Hannah Richards is participating in 4 local events this weekend, Friday – Sunday, and she would like share them with you!
Zea Mays Printmaking Exhibition and Sale
Art Salon Red Dot Benefit Exhibition
Art & Industry Open Studios
ECA + Youth Art Initiative Fundraising Exhibition
Featuring Barbara Cooper, Shona Macdonald, Yoonshin Park
Curated by Adrienne Kochman This exhibit focuses on the work of three artists intent on drawing our attention to areas often overlooked or minimized in a world where reaching the end product directly prevails. Cooper explores the tension between nature and industry as a site of reconciliation; Macdonald ponders dislocation and "our transient and fragile hold on earth" through landscapes; and Park embraces the condition of not belonging as an opportunity for growth. All share an interest in the ensuing transformation.
November 30, 2018 to Januray 27, 2019
Opening reception: Friday, November 30, 2018, 6 - 9 pm
Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art, Chicago IL
Tristatic presents CANDY AVERAGE, a collective identity crisis, documented through video and objects. Using improvisation and intuition as their guides, three figures navigate constructed worlds that softly blend reality and fiction. Vignettes in which wigs are portals, fresh lilies are lunch, and friendship is choreographed through wood piles, living rooms and discount stores.
Tristatic is Jacqueline Dougherty, Julia Handschuh, and Haley Morgan. This trio makes performance for video, generating work through the embodied exploration of space and identity, and using a camera to document, amplify, and share their playtime.
Based in Atlanta, GA and Western Massachusetts.
October 30 - November 16
Closing reception on Thursday, November 15, 5 - 7 pm
Student Union Art Gallery, UMass
Gallery Hours: Monday - Thursday, 10 am to 5 pm, Friday, 10 am to 3 pm
Helen Austin, BFA in Art Ed ’18, is teaching in West Springfield.
Here she works with a student on watercolor techniques.
(Parental permission given to use the photo of this young student.)
NATIONAL ART EDUCATION ASSOCIATION (NAEA)
Registration for members or prospective members (it's easy to join!) ». There are 140+ ticketed events, hands on workshops, gallery and historical tours, that cost extra but are well worth it.
John B. Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention Center
900 Boylston St., Boston, MA 02115
Labyrinth of Fables
View by reservation in large green screen room.
DuBois Library, Third floor, Digital Media Center
[Containing] Great Space
Curated by Professor Emeritus Jeanette Cole
Hampden Gallery, UMass
October 21 - November 15
We Wear the Mask
Augusta Savage Gallery, UMass Amherst
On view: October 29 - November 16
"Yet not to be attained: reflections on landscape in contemporary video art"
Curated by Jenny Vogel
SCREEN@SAB, through Nov. 21
through November 23
Merideth Ward Fine Art Gallery
The Concinnitas Portfolio
September 12 - December 9
University Museum of Contemporary Art, Fine Arts Center
Pau Atela's (Re)Creations and MathStudio
September 12 - December 9
University Museum of Contemporary Art, Fine Arts Center
at Galerie Sultana in Paris, France.
November 3 - December 22
Global Indigenous Visions Film Festival
Screenings at 7:30 pm
Flavin Family Auditoria School of Management (SOM137)
Apply now! Winter/Spring Internships at MASS MoCA
MASS MoCA offers internship positions in almost all departments.
Links to the full descriptions and an application for this season»
Dates of internships: Monday, January 28 – Sunday, May 12, 2019
Application deadline: Saturday, November 17, 2018.
Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Work Study Opportunity Available at AES!
The Arts Extension Service is seeking an energetic, motivated work study student to provide clerical support to the department for approximately 5-10 hours per week.
Rate of Pay: $11/hour, work study students only please.
Join Jabberwocky, the English Department’s official undergraduate literary journal! For the first time, Jabberwocky is opening staff applications for the Spring 2019 edition to Art majors! Upper- and underclassmen are both encouraged to apply!
Applications are due by December 22 at 11:59PM EST. Please feel free to contact the Editor in Chief, Mira Kennedy, with questions, comments, or just to express interest at email@example.com
Interested in submitting work? Keep an eye out for Jabberwocky’s call for submissions at the start of the spring semester.
CALL TO ARTISTS: Future Forward Benefit Exhibition
Haley McDevitt, Department of Art BFA Alumna, is working at Easthampton City Arts this fall, and thought you might be interested in the Small Works Show, which will be taking place in December. You can support ECA's Youth Arts Initiative by visiting the exhibition & purchasing artworks from the show! Art Walk Reception: Saturday, November 10th at 5-8pm
Haley McDevitt, Marketing & Events Coordinator
Easthampton City Arts (ECA), (781) 771-9505
Two Positions Available
Colleen Keough, Lecturer in the Department of Art, recently joined the advisory board for Paperbark Literary Magazine, and they are looking to fill two positions: Special Project Coordinator and Development Manager.
These positions come with a small stipend. The positions require a commitment to the vision and workload of the project. The staff would prefer graduate student applicants, but will consider highly motivated undergraduate students. Paperbark is a collaboration between the School of Earth and Sustainability, the College of Humanities and Fine Arts, and the UMass Libraries. They're a really great group of conscious, passionate folks.
Paperbark is a print and electronic-based literary magazine, published annually, with a focus on the environmental humanities, sustainable living, and the promotion of literary and fine arts. Please contact them directly with any questions.
Ceramic Figure Workshop
Cynthia Consentino, Ceramic Faculty, will be teaching a figure workshop in Mexico,
January 7-13, 2019. Enrollment is still open. Sign up ».
January 7 - 13, 2019
San Miguel De Allende, Mexico
2018 CAA Professional Development Fellowships
now open for MFA students
Now accepting applications! CAA's Professional Development Fellowships program supports artists, designers, craftspersons, historians, curators, and critics who are enrolled in MFA or PhD programs and graduating in 2019. Fellows are honored with $10,000 unrestricted grants to help them with various aspects of their work.
Application deadline: November 16, 2018