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Our SMFA community includes faculty, staff, students, and alumni who are accomplished working artists, scholars, researchers, and activists. Below is a running listing of some of their many recent exhibitions, awards, publications, and other notable accomplishments.

Professor of the Practice Ethan Murrow's solo show The Riparian Lovers opens at the Winston Wachter gallery in Seattle on October 4. The show includes new drawings as well as a massive wall drawing.

Lecturer Anthony Hamboussi is participating in the Dos Mundos: (Re)Constructing Narratives exhibition through October 16 at the SUNY Stony Brook University Paul W. Zuccaire Gallery. Dos Mundos: (Re)Constructing Narratives features twelve artists that center stories at the fringe of public attention.
 

Professor of the Practice Ethan Murrow's solo museum show The Greenhouse is up through September 18 at the Cahoon Museum in Cotuit, MA. It features a panoramic wall drawing inspired by old growth forests that once existed on Cape Cod. A WGBH interview with Ethan Murrow discussing The Greenhouse is available here.

The exhibition (Re)Sisters: Speaking Up, Speaking Out at the Brickbottom Gallery in Somerville is curated by MAT Program Lecturer Pamela Bower-Basso and Caitlin Doering, BA '07, and includes work by Thalia Berard, MFA '19, Willoughby Lucas Hastings, MFA '19, and Azita Moradkhani, MAT '13 and MFA '15. This exhibition is meant to bring attention to the recent resurgence in feminist art and its connection to activism and politics.

Professor of the Practice Ethan Murrow's solo show Pollen Song opened at Galerie les Filles du Calvaire in Paris on September 4. It includes 16 new drawings exploring agricultural fragility and fantasies. Arts in the City Magazine (Paris) described the show as "spicy like a rosebush, invigorating like photosynthesis."
 

Lecturer Lizi Brown's virtual exhibition Growth Spurts, Knobs, and Knuckles: An Environment of Trees is available on the Arnold Arboretum's website through October 24. The show is a fundraiser for the Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition. For more information, visit Lizi Brown's website.

Professor of the Practice Charles Goss, MFA '76, will be having a solo show at Nesto Gallery, Milton Academy from September 23 - October 29. This exhibition will serve as a mini-retrospective of the last 45 years of Charles’s work in sculpture, painting, drawing, installation, film-making, writing, and photography, including new pieces reacting and responding to his recent Covid Cave Series as well as the premiere of his film Everything I Don’t Know.

Julia Kwon, MFA '16, is participating in the group exhibition Amplify at the Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art through October 24, 2021.

Julia Kwon, MFA '16, has had her work become a part of the permanent collection of the Smithsonian American Art Museum and Renwick Gallery.

Board of Advisors member Lorie Hamermesh has an upcoming exhibition at Gallery Naga in Boston entitled DESIRE/SHAME. The exhibition will be on view September 7 through October 2.

Gabriel Sosa, MFA '16, has been named the Deputy Director of the Essex Art Center in Lawrence, MA.

Professor of the Practice Tanya Crane's piece "Big Pimpin'" was acquired by the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. This piece is also featured on the cover of Metalsmith Magazine.