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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.

Rikk Larsen and Jason and Jessica Graham hosted a reception honoring the late Julie Graham on Saturday, October 13, 2018 at 12:00 pm at Friends Meeting (5 Longfellow Park, Cambridge).

Ethan Murrow's wall drawings were featured in an October 2018 show in Hong Kong called We Travel In Our Minds, curated by Chương-Đài Võ and on display at Duddell's. This show put Ethan's drawings in conversation with objects from the Claire and Francis Heritage Lane Collection, Songyin Ge Collection, and Wui Po Kok Collection.

Kendall Reiss had work on view in Mapping Worlds 2 at the Spaceus Annex in East Cambridge in October 2018. Mapping Worlds 2 was organized by alum Isabel Beavers and featured the work of recent MFA alums Laine Rettmer and William Van Beckum, among others.

Gerri Rachins showed work at a group show at the Kent State University art gallery in October.

Gerry Bergstein had work on view as part of Gerry Bergstein and Gail Boyajian: Uncovered at Catamount Arts in St. Johnsbury, VT, in October 2018.

Lani Asuncion performed her piece BLOODLESS on Friday, September 28, 2018, on the stage of the Remis Auditorium at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, as the opening for a screening of the film Narcissister Organ Player, directed by the feminist performance artist Narcissister. In addition, Boston Art Review's recently published second issue features work by both Lani and Cassandra Klos, BFA alum and recent Media Stockroom guru.

Ottawa International Animation Festival in September 2018 was hosted by a live digital-puppet dinosaur and silent, comedic, on-screen-drawer/commenter (also known as Joel Frenzer) during the Gala event introductions.

The Currier Museum of Art in Manchester, New Hampshire, commissioned Ethan Murrow to make a 100 foot+ wall drawing, two large-scale works on paper, and a 52-foot-long scroll drawing animated by a kinetic sculpture. The exhibition opened on September 15, 2018.