"I was serious about my work, and the faculty acknowledged that and took me seriously from day one."
"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."
"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."
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.
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.
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.
Alumna Taliaferro Jones reflects on how SMFA and Tufts prepared her to be an artist—and a better global citizen.