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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.

Professors of the Practice Mary Ellen Strom and Patte Loper created an installation entitled Bright Ecologies that was on view at the Tisch Library from November 12 - May 4. The work was completed as part of the Tufts NeuroArt Lab, a collaboration between Urban and Environmental Planning, Tufts Engineering, and SMFA. The work will be presented as part of MA candidate Lindsay Naughton's final thesis, "The Walkable Neighborhood and Public Art: Testing a Method for Objectively Measuring a Perceptual Urban Design Quality."

Lecturer Maya Erdelyi-Perez will be a featured artist at the ICA Boston Art Lab this spring and summer 2022. There will be a special art-making event with the artist taking place on Saturday, May 28 from 10 am – 4 pm. 

Professor of the Practice Rachelle Mozman Solano is featured in the exhibition MOTHER at Mason Exhibitions in Fairfax, Virginia through May 29. The exhibit is curated by Professor of the Practice Laurel Nakadate, Don Russell, and Lily Siegel.

Professor of the Practice Rachelle Mozman Solano’s film All These Things I Carry with Me was selected by the Toronto International Women Festival and the Berlin International Art Festival.

Two of Director of Art Education Susan Barahal's stone sculptures were selected to be included in the juried exhibition Natural Visions, a celebration of Earth Day, at The Lexington Arts and Crafts Society in Lexington, MA. The exhibition runs through May 15 and relates to nature, the environment, and conservation. 

Professor of the Practice Guadalupe Maravilla has work on view at MoMA as part of their Collections 1970s-Present Galleries through September 30. This gallery entitled Luz y fuerza features works inspired by Mesoamerican myths and Salvadoran traditions. The sculptures are made from natural materials and ready-made objects selected for their therapeutic, historical, symbolic, and aesthetic properties. 

Professor of the Practice Guadalupe Maravilla has an exhibition on view at the Brooklyn Museum through September 18. Entitled Guadalupe Maravilla: Tierra Blanca Joven, the exhibition draws on the artist's personal story of migration, illness, and recovery, and centers the need for care and healing, particularly for the undocumented and cancer communities of which Maravilla is a part.

As the inaugural residents of the Pauli Murray Residency at the Eaton House in Washington D.C., Professors of Practice Danielle Abrams and Mary Ellen Strom are installing Watermark, an exhibition at STABLE Arts in Washington D.C. through May 14. 

Professor of the Practice Tanya Crane is participating in an exhibition entitled CRAFT DESERT presents SMALL ACTS: The Craft of Subversion taking place at the City Gallery at San Diego City College through April 13. The exhibition brings together artists and craftspeople currently working in the United States and Canada, whose work explores the subversive nature of craft.