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Our SMFA community includes faculty and staff members who are accomplished working artists, scholars, researchers, and activists. Below is a listing of exhibitions, awards, publications, and other notable accomplishments.

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.

Bonnie Donohue’s work was included in the exhibit Uber Grenzen: Eine Verortung des Dazwischen at Schloss Agathenburg in Hauptstrasse, Germany, which was on view from May 14 through June 23, 2019.

Monica Manoski performed Witness at the opening reception of Violence Transformed: Tell Your Story, an exhibition at the Harriet Tubman House (located at 566 Columbus Ave, Boston) on Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at 6:30 pm. The exhibition opened on April 8 and runs through June 10, 2019. The exhibition is curated by SMFA alum and Board member Carol Daynard, and features the work of a number of SMFA-related artists, including Kim Berman, Gail Bos, Carol Daynard, Lorie Hamermesh, Jo Ann Rothschild, Christine Tinsley, and Elizabeth Zeldin.

Monica Manoski performed Public Service Announcement at the opening of propaganda, which opened at 5:00 pm on Saturday, May 4, 2019 at 6:00 pm at iartcolony (which is run by our good friends Jill and Bob Armstrong). Darin Murphy was also at the opening of propaganda, acting as docent, conducting tours of the exhibition, and leading conversations throughout the evening.

David Antonio Cruz had work featured in The Other Is You: Brooklyn Queer Portraiture in the Gallery at BRIC House. The show was one of a trio of exhibitions titled The Portrait is Political, which was on view April 24 through May 12, 2019.

The Skin Has Eyes: Animated Visions, at the Boston Center for the Arts' Mills Gallery and curated by Maya Erdelyi, received a lovely review by Cate McQuaid in the Boston Globe on April 10, 2019. You can read the article here. The show ran from February 23 through April 28, 2019.

Work by Eva Lundsager was included in the deCordova New England Biennial 2019, which opened Friday, April 5, 2019. The Biennial showcased compelling and ambitious art-making in New England, including the work of Sheida Soleimani, who gave an artist talk at SMFA on April 3, 2019. The show will be up through September 15, 2019.