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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.

Associate Director of Graduate Programs Kenson Truong is curating an exhibition, QT Embodied, at the Boston Sculptors Gallery in SOWA featuring many SMFA artists.

Alum Juyon Lee is part of a group show at New Bedford Art Museum called Contemporary Glass Sculpture, a survey of glass sculpture made by leading and emerging female artists trained in Massachusetts

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate alum Elizabeth Clark Liber recently published a book of photography and writings called Boy Crazy.

37 SMFA at Tufts students had their artwork accepted into the Emerge Contemporary Art juried show which will be showcased at the Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston on June 11. 

Alumni Alonso Nichols and Juyon Lee were both awarded the St. Botolph Club Foundation's 2023 Emerging Artist Award. There will be a reception and presentation of work on October 25, 2023.

Professor of the Practice Riccardo Giacconi's latest film Animal will premiere April 26 at the Visions du Réel International Film Festival in Nyon, Switzerland.

Professor of the Practice Chantal Zakari will be participating along with Lecturer Mike Mandel in the 1st Providence Photo Book Fair on April 15 and 16, from 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM at 159 Sutton Street in Providence, RI.

Communications Coordinator Adrienne Roma Sacks was awarded a residency at Dorland Mountain Arts in Temecula, CA.

Alum Erica H. Adams (MFA '87) opened a solo show, Spirit in the Dark, in the lobby galleries at Moakley Federal Courthouse in Boston alongside a fellow SMFA alum with a concurrent solo show. 

Alum Theodore Cantrell (BFA '84) had their doctoral thesis published by the China Academy of Art in the collection, Selected Essays of International Students of China Academy of Art.

Alum Gianna Stewart ('14) recently completed seven custom artworks for reception desks located throughout the new Hale Building at Boston Children's Hospital.