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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 18, 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.

 

Wednesday, February 18 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 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

March 1, 2018

Leah Triplett Harrington is a Boston-based writer, editor, and curator focused on modern and contemporary art. Leah has contributed catalogue essays to CUE Art Foundation (New York) and Hashimoto Contemporary (San Francisco), she works as Director of Programs & Exhibitions for Fort Point Arts Community and serves as senior editor of the art magazine Big Red & Shiny.

 

Thursday, March 1 at 12:00 PM.

February 22, 2018

Oliver Herring lives and works in Brooklyn, New York. In 2002 he created the improvisatory art event TASK, in which participants of all ages and demographics collectively dream up instructions and carry them out with the materials provided.

 

Thursday, February 22 at 4:00 PM

February 8, 2018 to February 22, 2018

Collaborative Aggregates LLC presents "Carbon", an exhibition of work by the 2017 recipients of the UMass Amherst Collaborative Aggregates Art Scholarship. The opening reception will take place on Thursday, February 8 from 5:00 – 7:00 PM at the Herter Art Gallery. Come join them for an evening of art, live music, food, and celebration!

 

Opening Reception: Thursday, February 8 from 5:00 – 7:00 PM

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