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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.

Kingston Gallery in Boston's South End featured Chantal Zakari's work in Cogent Message, which was on display February 27 through March 31, 2019. An opening reception was held on Friday, March 1, 2019 from 5:00 to 8:00 pm.

Jane Gillooly's film Where the Pavement Ends, co-edited with Khary Saeed Jones (from the Tufts Film and Media Studies department and the department of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies), has been selected to premiere at MoMA's Doc Fortnight 2019 on February 22, 2019 at 4:30 pm and February 24, 2019 at 7:00 pm. Where the Pavement Ends also screened at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, on Sunday, March 10, 2019 at 2:30 pm. The film premiered at the ICA Boston to a packed crowd in October 2018.

Grey Matter, featuring the work of Heidi Whitman, ran from February 19 through March 15, 2019. An opening reception was held on Thursday, February 21, 2019 at 6:00 pm at the Chandler Gallery at Maud Morgan Arts. Heidi gave an artist talk at the gallery on Thursday, March 14, 2019 at 6:00 pm.

Lizi Brown's ink drawings were on view in Heartbeat at Gorse Mill Gallery in Needham through March 25, 2019. A closing reception was held on Saturday, March 23, 2019 from 5:00 to 7:30 pm, with a Story Slam on the theme "Heartbeat of the Neighborhood" hosted by Cindy Rivka Marshall which began at 6:30 pm.

The Contemporary at the Currier celebration highlighted Ethan Murrow's work, Hauling. The party happened on Friday, February 15, 2019 from 7:00 to 11:00 pm and featured hors d'oeuvres and a cash bar.

Ria Brodell discussed their book Butch Heroes, a series of portraits and texts that aim to recover lost queer history by depicting the lives of people from the 15th through the 20th centuries who didn't conform to gender norms, at the luncheons and book talks hosted by the Tufts Program in Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and the LGBT Center (February 11 and 13, 2019).

Angelina Gualdoni had a solo show of new work at Crystal Flowers NYC, the former salon of Florine Stettheimer. The opening event for Herbal Lore was Friday, February 8, 2019 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm, and was available for viewing until March 22, 2019.