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Meet six talented art-school grads

SMFA graduate students Kimberly Barnes' sound installation and Keegan Shiner's performance art are featured in this overview of graduating Boston-area master's students.
Alumna Molly Hatch

Alumni Q&A: Molly Hatch, BFA '00

"The strong focus on academics and studio art has been undeniably valuable in my career and was also one of the major attractions to SMFA and Tufts."

Holly Coulis

Alumni Q&A: Holly Coulis, MFA '98

"Being an artist is a pretty self-motivated occupation, and I think it was helpful to be in an environment where you had to push yourself."

Todd Hiddo

Alumni Q&A: Todd Hiddo, BFA '91

SMFA helped me for the career that I have today. I do not even think of what I do as a job since I am doing exactly what I want to do every single day.

Dr. Hilary Binda

Faculty Profile: Hilary Binda

The founding director of the Tufts Prison Initiative, Dr. Binda has dedicated herself to the intersection of education, writing, visual studies, and true criminal justice.

Student Profile: Lily Pisano, BFA + BA '20

Student Profile: Lily Pisano, BFA + BA '20

For Lily Pisano, the arts have always been a medium for connection and telling stories, and leveraging language and art together to effect change is at the core of her practice.

Taliaferro Jones

Art Education is an Education for Now

Alumna Taliaferro Jones reflects on how SMFA and Tufts prepared her to be an artist—and a better global citizen.

We Are Not Your Subjects Now

Artists from the Americas challenge notions of who is indigenous and what that means in exhibition at Tufts Art Galleries.