Announcements + Updates

Support for Faculty and Students Seeking External Funding

The Office of the Associate Provost for Research|Practice|Global has brought on a Research Grant Specialist: Josephine Devanbu. Josephine will serve as a point person for faculty and students interested in pursuing external research grants to support projects and/or expand their practice. She is available to help navigate the funding application process, from developing and refining an idea, […]

Pompelia Coauthors Chapter in Art+Design Librarianship Handbook

Mark Pompelia (Visual + Material Resource Librarian) co-authored the chapter, Tactile Libraries: Material Collections in Art, Architecture, and Design, with Rebecca Coleman, Research Librarian for Architecture at the University of Virginia, for the second edition of the The Handbook of Art and Design Librarianship. The chapter includes the following sections: defining a materials collection; explaining […]

Lambrecht Reviews Tanzanian Talk

Winnie Lambrecht (Senior Lecturer, History of Art + Visual Culture) recently reviewed, Popobawa: Tanzanian Talk, Global Misreadings, by Katrina Daly Thompson (Indiana University Press, 2017) in the Spring 2018 edition of the Journal of Folklore Research and International Journal of Folklore and Ethnomusicology.

Ryskin Exhibition at Delaware Contemporary

Masha Ryskin (Assistant Professor, Experimental and Foundation Studies)  currently has a solo exhibition, Reveries With a Line,  at Delaware Contemporary (200 South Madison Street, Wilmington) through 11th April 2018. In the audio clip below the curator, Kathrine Pare, gives her insights into Ryskin’s exhibition. Ryskin uses unique materials such as tea bags, recycled fabric, or […]

Babcock Reaches Watershed in Pawtucket

May Babcock (Critic, Printmaking) recently completed at exhibition, Blackstone Watershed: A Exhibition in Handmade Paper, at Machines with Magnets (400 Main Street, Pawtucket). Babcock explains that her most recent work is rooted in hand papermaking processes. Blackstone Watershed is a new body of work in response to the nearby Blackstone River, its industrial textile history, plant ecologies, and […]

Lieu Wins MCC Artist Fellowship

Clara Lieu (Critic, Experimental and Foundation Studies) has been awarded a $12,000 Artist Fellowship in Drawing/Printmaking from the Massachusetts Cultural Council (MCC). The fellowships recognize exceptional work by Massachusetts artists across a range of disciplines and catalyze artistic advancement, paving the way for creative innovation of enduring cultural value.

Saito Publishes Essays

Yuriko Saito (Professor, History, Philosophy + the Social Sciences) contributed two essays, Introduction and Bodily Aesthetics and the Cultivation of Moral Virtues, in New Essays in Japanese Aesthetics, recently published by Lexington Books. Additionally, Saito was appointed as the Editor of an online journal, Contemporary Aesthetics, for which she has served as Associate Editor for […]

Taylor The Elastic Cache Exhibition at UMaine

Craig Taylor (Associate Professor, Painting) currently has an exhibition, The Elastic Cache, on view at the University of Maine Museum of Art (40 Harlow Street, Bangor) through 5th May 2018. The Elastic Cache features oil paintings, intaglio prints, and works on paper. The forms in Taylor’s compositions invite multiple associations, some paintings resemble abstracted portrait […]

Blackburn Exhibition FEED

Jean Blackburn (Professor, Illustration) currently has a solo show entitled, Feed, on view at Pierogi gallery (155 Suffolk Street, New York) through to 18th February 2018. Feed is constructed from 12 tables that are stacked or attached to each other in various ways. Some lean on others. Some slide together. Others pierce holes. Material is […]

Yeadon Project Published in Iran

Peter Yeadon (Professor, Interior Architecture) was recently featured in research presented and published by Iranian engineers at the 2nd International Conference on Advanced Research Findings in Civil Engineering, Architecture and Urban Management. In their paper, titled رویکرد هوشمند سازی در نماهای متحرک ساختمان سازگار با محیط (An Intelligent Approach to Moving Environment-Friendly Buildings) Farnoush Namdarpour […]