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NEC and SMFA Creative Collaboration

Monday, August 25, 2014
The New England Conservatory's (NEC) Tuesday Night New Music is a student-run, faculty-supervised concert series that offers the opportunity to hear music by the next generation of composers: current NEC composition students. For the 2014–2015 season, the group will be commissioning works from artists studying at or recently graduated from SMFA. Each artist will be assigned one of the nine concerts and tasked with translating the phenomena of music into their unique visual language. Learn more about the SMFA artists at the Tuesday Night New Music blog.

"Shinique Smith: Bright Matter" Opens at the MFA

Saturday, August 23, 2014
Shinique Smith (MAT '00) returns to Boston with new exhibition of paintings, sculpture, installations, video, and performance at the Museum of Fine Arts, August 23, 2014–March 1, 2015. For the past decade, Smith has been internationally admired for exuberant paintings, sculpture, and large-scale installations that capture the power of human expression and resilience.

Boston Art Commission's "Pop-Up! Dudley Connections Features SMFA Artists

Monday, August 18, 2014
The Mayor's Office of Arts and Culture and the Boston Art Commission announce "Pop Up! Dudley Connections," a selection of temporary public and performance art projects in Roxbury's Dudley Square neighborhood this August and September. The events include art owrks and performances from MFA students Bryana Siobhan and Helina Metaferia as well as Nathaniel Wyrick (MFA '14).

SMFA Artists Selected for Boston Young Contemporaries Exhibition

Friday, July 18, 2014
Congratulations to the eight SMFA MFA graduates who have been selected for "2014 Boston Young Contemporaries," an annual juried exhibition highlighting the exceptional work from MFA students across the New England area. Works by 75 artists from over a dozen local programs will be on view July 18–August 22, 2014 at Boston University's 808 Gallery with a reception on July 18.

Malcolm Rogers, Director of the MFA, is SMFA's 2014 Commencement Speaker

Sunday, May 18, 2014
Malcolm Rogers, Ann and Graham Gund Director of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA), will deliver the commencement address SMFA's 209 graduates on Sunday, May 18 at 6 pm in the MFA's Ruth and Carl J. Shapiro Family Courtyard. During his nearly 20-year tenure, Rogers has created a legacy of "opening doors" to the Boston community and global audiences. He has transformed this world-class destination by expanding the Museum's encyclopedic collection, presenting innovative exhibitions, enhancing arts education programs, enlarging the MFA's campus, and renovating and expanding the Museum's historic building.

Alumni Exhibitions at the MFA: "Evelyn Rydz: Forever Yours"

Monday, April 14, 2014
2012 Traveling Fellow Evelyn Rydz (MFA '05) debuts her solo presentation at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, April 19–September 14, 2014. Rydz explores America's coastlines, photographing the manufactured remnants of modern life that wash up on the shoreline.

Gonzalo Fuenmayor Chosen for Solo Traveling Fellows Exhibition

Tuesday, February 25, 2014
SMFA's Traveling Fellowship program was created shortly after the School's founding in 1876 to encourage post-graduate travel and independent work for select SMFA artists. Ten artists were awarded Traveling Fellowships in 2013. In September 2013, Miami-based artist Gonzalo Fuenmayor (MFA '04) was selected from this group of 10 by the Fellowship review committee for a solo presentation at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA) in the spring of 2015.