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.
Ken Hruby's work, War Trophy, was included in the inaugural National Veterans Art Museum 2019 Triennial. The Triennial centered around three correlating installations at the Chicago Cultural Center (CCC) and exhibitions at the National Veterans Art Museum and DePaul Art Museum (DPAM). The show opened Friday, May 3, 2019 at NVAM and Saturday, May 4, 2019 at the Chicago Cultural Center, and was on view until July 29, 2019.
David Antonio Cruz's work is included in Nobody Promised You Tomorrow: Art 50 Years After Stonewall at the Brooklyn Museum, which was on view May 3 through December 8, 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.
The work of our late colleague, Julie Graham, was featured in a show at Kingston Gallery. The exhibition, Julie S Graham: Unexpected Places, which opened Friday, April 5, 2019 at 5:00 pm, was accompanied by an artist talk with Gerry Bergstein and Allison Gray on Saturday, April 13, 2019 from 3:00 to 5:00 pm.