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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.

Kata Hull had work in the New England Collective X regional juried exhibition at Galatea Fine Art in Boston's SoWa neighborhood from July 31 through September 1, 2019. The exhibition was juried by Katherine French.

Laura Fischman has a solo exhibition, Stilling Life, in the Elizabeth A. Beland Gallery at the Essex Art Center in Lawrence Massachusetts. The show is on view September 6 through December 12, 2019 with an opening reception on Friday, September 6 at 5 pm.

Danielle Abrams was commissioned by Paper Monuments, a public art and public history project based in New Orleans, LA, to develop a performance and archive that sheds light on the once segregated “Lincoln Beach” (1954-1963). Learn more about Danielle’s work with Paper Monuments here.

Michael MacMahon had work in Meditative Nature, which was on view May 6-28, 2019 at Gallery Tempo in Brookline, MA.

Abby Satinsky has won a $75,000 grant from the Andy Warhol Foundation to mount Art for the Future: Artists Call and Transnational Solidarity in the 1980s, slated to open in the Medford art galleries in Fall 2020.

Post Graduate Teaching Fellow Kristen Powell's first solo show will be on view at the New England School of Photography from September 26-October 26, 2019. The show is curated by alumna Erin Carey (MFA '07). There will be a reception on Thursday, October 11, 2019 from 5:30 to 7:00 pm.

Val Valente showed a piece in Brookline Art Center's New England Thread. An opening reception was held on Friday, June 14, 2019 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. The exhibition was on view through July 19, 2019.

Anthony Romero was selected as a Radcliffe Institute Fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University. Anthony was one of 55 selected fellows: the program had an acceptance rate of only 3.7%! As a Radcliffe Fellow, Anthony will work on a project called "no noise disturbed the quiet of the morning." You can read more about Anthony's accomplishment.

On May 23, 2019, David Antonio Cruz performed "Thecasementboys" as part of Food for Thought: After Mentorship curated by Queer|Art. "Thecasementboys" was a performance collaboration with Neil Goldberg addressing the complexities of attraction and of being desired and consumed.

Ethan Murrow's solo show, American Commerce, opened on Thursday, May 16, 2019 at Winston Wächter Fine Art in NYC. American Commerce explored concepts of appropriation, colonialism, and trade economics with a delightful, deadpan humor, and was on view through June 22, 2019.