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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.

Lecturer Maya Erdelyi-Perez has a solo show, Pattern Language, at Trustman Gallery at Simmons University which is on view through December 16. The show features new works and experiments in collage, 3-D drawings, animated objects, including a geodesic dome, a quilt-inspired mural, a paper mobile and more. Investigating the kinetic and visceral language of pattern, color, repetition and gesture relationships; the show features special collaborations and activations throughout the duration of the exhibit. 

Leslie Sills, SMFA 1970-1973 and SMFA faculty 1973-75, was recently honored as a Living Pioneer at the recent 50th Anniversary Celebration of The National College Art Association and The National Women's Caucus for Art. 

Anna Gruman, BFA '19, partnered with the Boston Medical Center to teach two painting workshops for patients in addiction recovery in recognition of National Recovery Month. An exhibition of the patient artwork is on view September 26 - October 7, 2022 with the goal of raising awareness that "recovery from the disease of addition is possible."

Professor of the Practice Mags Harries' exhibition What She Carries is on view at Boston Sculptors Gallery October 5 - November 6, 2022. The exhibition features a new body of sculpture focusing "on the war in Ukraine, political upheaval in the United States, and abortion law, as well as the global climate emergency". 

Professor of the Practice Ethan Murrow opened a solo exhibition of new drawings and paintings focusing on plants, gardens, and environment at Obsolete in Culver City on September 22, 2022.

Professor of the Practice and Director of Curatorial Studies Kelli Morgan will be in conversation with Ekow Eshun about his new book In the Black Fantastic on September 21, 2022 at the MIT Media Lab. 

Professor of the Practice Jenn Schmidt completed a residency at AGA Lab this summer. The work she created during the residency, titled For Clara: Shortcut on an Extended Plane, is on view at De Bouwput Galerie.