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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.

TRT World, an international TV station based in Turkey, invited Silvia Bottinelli to speak about Germano Celant, the founder of Arte Povera, for a program dedicated to artists and art world personalities who passed away due to COVID19. 

PBS will air Where the Pavement Ends, a film by Professor of the Practice and Chair Jane Gillooly, on May 5. Where the Pavement Ends investigates the 1960s divide between the former all-white town of Ferguson, Missouri, and neighboring all-Black community of Kinloch.

Anthony Romero, contributed to the exhibit When Home Won’t Let You Stay: Migration through Contemporary Art at the ICA Boston. His contribution, entitled …first in thought, then in action, was commissioned by the ICA to be part of the exhibition, which is on view through January 26, 2020. Romero will be in conversation with City Counselor Lydia Edwards and East Boston community organizers on Thursday, January 16, to discuss how displacement and gentrification are affecting Boston’s immigrant communities.

David Antonio Cruz's portrait heboysdon’tplaynice-withanyone, portrait of april and june is included in the The Outwin 2019 exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery. This exhibition is on view through August 30, 2020 in Washington, DC.

Mags Harries had a solo exhibition at Boston Sculptors Gallery from November 6 - December 8, 2019. One Legged Table, a reprise of her 2008 piece of the same name, served as a site for discussion and action over a series of brunches.

John Schulz had a solo exhibition of new work, Recent Prints & Drawings: Black and White and In Between, at HallSpace in Dorchester from October 19 through November 23, 2019.

Bill Burke and Lois Conner had a two-person exhibition of photographs at Fordham University's Ildiko Butler Gallery. Landscape Photographs was on view September 24 - November 13, 2019.

Recent cyanotypes by Jesseca Ferguson were included in Art on Science: 26 études at the French Cultural Center in Boston. These images were made in collaboration with Jean Huang, Professor of Biology at Olin College. The work was on view September 19 - November 8 in Boston and travels to Strasburg, France in spring 2020.

Megan McMillan and Murray Mcmillan have an exhibition on view at the New Bedford Art Museum entitled SOME THINGS WE CAN DO TOGETHER through November 17, 2019. The exhibition includes close to a dozen videos, photographs, and sculptures, and includes several new works by the artists. An opening reception will be held on Thursday, September 12 at 6 pm.