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The SMFA Update is sent to undergraduate and graduate students weekly on Mondays during the school year. It includes important information and announcements of interest to the community.

SMFA Update for the Week of September 16, 2019
 

What You Need to Know This Week

Career Center: Tufts Arts Careers Trek in New York City, Applications Due Monday, Sept. 23

Come to New York for the day with the Tufts Career Center to visit employers like The Whitney Museum of American Art, Penguin Random House Books, Deutsch Advertising and more! Open to all Tufts Students. Seniors will get priority.

The trek will take place on Friday, October 4. Interested students must apply on Handshake by Monday, September 23.

Career Center Creative Collaborations: Arts Professionals Panel and Networking, Thursday, Sept. 26

RSVP for the Creative Collaborations: Arts Professionals Panel and Networking event on Thursday, September 26 from 7-8:30 pm at SMFA.

Hear from a panel of arts professionals who are well-versed in building creative collaborations and engage with arts students from Harvard, Boston University, New England Conservatory, Northeastern and Berklee to start building your network!

This event is for Juniors and seniors and space is limited. Please RSVP on Handshake so we know you are coming.

Email ryan.smith@tufts.edu with questions.

Writing Tutoring Available at SMFA

Did you know writing tutoring sessions are available at SMFA? Sign up at go.tufts.edu/tutorfinder

Fall 2019 Writing Tutoring Schedule 
Mondays 2-6 pm
Tuesdays 2-6 pm
Wednesdays 2-6 pm
Thursdays 3-6 pm
Fridays 11-2 pm

For more information contact arctutoring@tufts.edu

Request an Application for the 2019-2020 SMFA Private Studio Program

This year we will be opening studios in our Mission Hill building for Seniors, Juniors, and Sophomores who satisfy the criteria.

If you are a full time BFA or Combined Degree student currently registered for studio courses, you may request an application from Caleb Davis, Administrative Director at caleb.davis@tufts.edu.

Volunteers Needed: Fort Point Open Studios 2019

Can you help staff Fort Point Open Studios information booths?

The Fort Point Arts Community is in need of volunteers for its 40th annual Open Studios October 18th - 20th. We’re in need of volunteers to staff the five information tables throughout the weekend. Info booth volunteers play a vital role in Open Studios -they help visitors find their way around Fort Point by handing out brochures, selling raffle tickets and bags, and providing directions to studios, events, parking, restrooms etc.

Volunteer shifts are:
Friday, October 18th: 3:45 - 7:00 pm
Saturday, October 19th: 11:45 am -2:00 pm, 2:00-4:00 pm, 4:00- 6:15 pm
Sunday, October 20th: 11:45am -2:00 pm, 2:00-4:00 pm, 4:00 - 6:15 pm

If you would like to volunteer, or you know of someone who would like to, email oscoordinator@fortpointarts.org to get started.

Include in the email:

  • which days you are available (Fri/Sat/Sun)
  • which time slot you would prefer (early/late)

We will do our best to make it happen. Once we work through the schedule, you will receive an email with an overview of information for your shift including date, time, and location.

Want to get a little more creative? This year we’re planning on building inflatable sculptures which will live outside of the three main studio spaces. Email oscoordinator@fortpointarts.org if you want to have a hand in the project!

Thanks!
Kimberly Barnes, MFA '18
oscoordinator@fortpointarts.org

Open Call for Crafts Boston Holiday 2019

The Student Crafts Council is pleased to announce the open call for submissions to the SMFA's Student booth at Crafts Boston Holiday 2019.

Crafts Boston is one of the most prestigious craft exhibitions and sales in the north east. All artists working in ceramics, decorative fiber, wearable fiber, furniture, glass, jewelry, leather, metal, wood, paper, or baskets are welcome to apply. SMFA students will receive 100% of the profit.

Applications are due Friday, November 1.

Learn more and apply.

SMFA Art Sale Registration Now Open

Registration is now open for the SMFA Art Sale! Participants must register online by October 21, 2019. Artist Drop Off will take place Friday, November 1 and Saturday, November 2 from 9 am to 5 pm. The Art Sale will be held Thursday, November 21 through Sunday, November 24.

What's the SMFA Art Sale?

Every year, more than 4,000 people attend the SMFA Art Sale and purchase art submitted by members of the SMFA community. Current students, faculty, staff, visiting artists, alumni, and affiliated artists are eligible to submit their work. Proceeds from each sale are split between the artist and the school in order to enhance the student experience, support faculty, and provide financial aid to students. If you’re interested in submitting your work, you can learn more and submit here. If you have any questions or would like to volunteer, email SMFAartsale@tufts.edu.

On View at Tisch Library: The 2018-2019 Graphc Arts Annual

Stop by Tisch Library to see the 2018-2019 Graphic Arts Annual featuring the winning SMFA student entries. The exhibition is on view through the end of September.

Mold Making Demo by Reynold's Advanced Materials, Thursday, Oct. 24

Sign up to attend a mold making demo by Reynold's Advanced Materials on Thursday, October 24. They will demo a variety of mold making products including urethane and silicone rubber molds.

Thursday, October 24
10am-12pm
230 Fenway, Room A314

To sign up, email: kendall.reiss@tufts.edu

Handshake Highlights

Job Postings

Looking for a position for the new school year? Check Handshake for the latest on and off campus postings.

Member and Visitor Services Rep, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
https://app.joinhandshake.com/jobs/2912557

Children’s Comic Illustrator, One Stage Productions
https://app.joinhandshake.com/jobs/2743924

Entry-level Marketing Coordinator at Pepper Gang
https://app.joinhandshake.com/jobs/2995375

 

Internship Postings

Take a look at some recent internship postings including:

Education Intern at Artisan’s Asylum
https://app.joinhandshake.com/jobs/2908686

Fall 2019 Graphic Design Internship, GLBTQ Legal Advocates and Defenders
https://app.joinhandshake.com/jobs/2500068

Multimedia Intern at CAST
https://app.joinhandshake.com/jobs/2873135

3D Environmental Art Design Internships, Riot Games
https://app.joinhandshake.com/jobs/3073084

Calls for Work

Check out some open calls for work:

Sensation, Feeling: Texture, Gallery 263 by Oct 6
https://app.joinhandshake.com/jobs/3081089

Weekly Wave Farm Radio Broadcast Schedule

This Week's Schedule on SMFA 1630 AM

MON 9/16

10 am – 11:06 am
Academy Records – SpHears Ep.3

11:06 am – 11:56 am
TUAG Artist Talk – Anthony Romero & Josh Rios

11:56 am – 1:57 pm
Boom1 Clap! Slam!

1:57 pm – 3:20 pm
TUAG Artist Talk – Charmaine Wheatley

3:20 pm -  4:35 pm
Lani Asuncion “Human Garden”

4:35 pm –  5:35 pm
TUAG Artist Talk – Keren Cytter

5:35 pm -  6:05 pm
The SMFA Update
Produced by Val and Student Affairs

6:05 pm -  6:35 pm
Meditative Moments

6:35 pm – 7:50 pm
Grace Drugge’s Study Zone

7:50 pm -  8:46 pm
TUAG Artist Talk – Kate Gilmore

8:46 pm – 10:01 pm
TUAG Artist Talk – Joselina Cruz

TUES 9/17

10 am – 10:58 am
Codex in Context Ep. 1&2

10:58 am -  11:28 am
Meditative Moments

11: 28 am -  12:40 pm
Codex in Context Ep. 3&4

12:40 pm -  1:35 pm
Darin & Nate Radio Hour Ep.3

1:35 pm – 3:13 pm
Wave Farm Event – Radio Opera

3:13 pm – 3:43 pm
The SMFA Update

3:43 pm – 5:27 pm
OAN – Chino & Lamine

5:27 pm – 5:57 pm
The SMFA Update

5:57 pm – 6:27 pm
Meditative Moments

6:27 pm – 7:01 pm
TUAG Artist Talk – Damon Locks

7:01 pm – 8:04 pm
TUAG Panel Discussion - "Does Education Define an Artist?"

8:04 pm – 9:12 pm
TUAG Artist Talk – Alsi Cavusoglu

WED 9/18

10am – 11:13 am
New Moon Transmissions W/ Monica Manoski

11:13 am - 12:22 pm
Amy Fusselman: Burke Interview

12:22 pm – 1:36 pm
Mickalene Thomas In Conversation w/ David A. Cruz at SMFA

1:36 pm – 2:50 pm
Grace Drugge’s Study Zone

2:50 pm -  4:50 pm
Natural Noise

4:50 pm – 5:37 pm
Codex in Context Ep. 4

5:37 pm -  6:07 pm
The SMFA Update

6:07 pm -  6:37 pm
Meditative Moments

6:37 – 7:07 pm
Codex in Context Live Ep. 1

7:07 pm – 1 am
Experimental Sounds by Ergo Phizmiz

THURS 9/19

10 am – 10:58 am
Codex in Context Ep. 1&2

10:58 am -  11:28 am
Meditative Moments

11: 28 am -  12:40 pm
Codex in Context Ep. 3&4

12:40 pm -  1:35 pm
Darin & Nate Radio Hour Ep. 3

1:35 pm – 3:13 pm
Wave Farm Event – Radio Opera

3:13 pm – 3:43 pm
The SMFA Update

3:43 pm – 5:27 pm
OAN – Chino & Lamine

5:27 pm – 5:57 pm
The SMFA Update

5:57 pm – 6:27 pm
Meditative Moments

6:27 pm – 7:01 pm
TUAG Artist Talk – Damon Locks

7:01 pm – 8:04 pm
TUAG Panel Discussion - "Does Education Define an Artist?"

8:04 pm – 9:12 pm
TUAG Artist Talk – Alsi Cavusoglu

FRI 9/20

10 am – 11:06 am
Academy Records – SpHears Ep.3

11:06 am – 11:56 am
TUAG Artist Talk – Anthony Romero & Josh Rios

11:56 am – 1:57 pm
Boom1 Clap! Slam!

1:57 pm – 3:20 pm
TUAG Artist Talk – Charmaine Wheatley

3:20 pm -  4:35 pm
Lani Asuncion “Human Garden”

4:35 pm –  5:35 pm
TUAG Artist Talk – Keren Cytter

5:35 pm -  6:05 pm
The SMFA Update
Produced by Val and Student Affairs

6:05 pm -  6:35 pm
Meditative Moments

6:35 pm – 7:50 pm
Grace Drugge’s Study Zone

7:50 pm -  8:46 pm
TUAG Artist Talk – Kate Gilmore

8:46 pm – 10:01 pm
TUAG Artist Talk – Joselina Cruz

Listen online at wavefarm.org/listen (scroll down to “Tufts SMFA 1630-AM” and press the play button), or via the Wave Farm app (available in the iTunes App Store).

Would you like to program your own show? For training or programming questions/requests, email smfawavefarmradio@gmail.com