Visiting Artist: Emi Brady The Tarot Project
Thursday, September 27
A106, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
SMFA Library, 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM
Open to all SMFA students.
Emi Brady will be speaking about her work in print including her Tarot Project, a lush 78-card Tarot deck with birds and other flora and fauna of North America, illustrated with hand-colored linocuts.
Emi Brady is an artist living and working in Denver, Colorado. She was raised in Memphis, Tennessee. She earned her BFA in printmaking at The School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston in 2007 and her MFA in printmaking at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn in 2011. Emi also studied biology at Metro State University in Denver.
Visiting Artist: Peter Madden, 9/28
Visiting Artist: Peter Madden
Friday, September 28
A203, 9:00 AM
Open to all SMFA students.
Peter is a former SMFA faculty member who will be speaking about his work and giving a demo on gelatin printing. His workshops on book arts include: photo imaging on stone, fabric and wood; cyanotype; letterpress; and papermaking.
Peter has taught throughout the United States and Europe, at The Guild of Bookworkers, The Center for Book Arts, the San Francisco Center for the Book, the Greek Island of Skopelos, and The Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, Massachusetts. In addition, he hosted a television series on book arts, which was extensively distributed. Peter studied at Pratt Institute, Parsons School of Design, and Massachusetts College of Art and currently teaches book arts at Maine College of Art. His work has been exhibited at and collected by Boston’s Institute of Contemporary Art, the Museum of Fine Arts Boston, Harvard’s Houghton Library, and the Center for Book Arts in New York City. He is a recipient of a Mass. Cultural Council award and a Saint Botolph Club Foundation grant. petermadden.com
Powdercoating Workshop with Guest Artist Laura Wood: 9/19
Learn new processes in surface embellishment with powder coat!
Powder coat is a heat treated paint used commonly in the industry for durable and vibrant surfaces on metal. Powder coating is ideal for large-scale work and pieces with several moving parts. This workshop will demonstrate the application of powder, removal of cured powder, manipulation, and finishing. In addition, students will learn how to build a small-scalespray booth safe for personal or shared use.
Powdercoating Workshop with Guest Artist Laura Wood
Wednesday, September 19
10 AM-1 PM
Metals Room A111
Visit the Student Affairs Website for Locker Info, MBTA Passes, and More
Are you looking for information on reserving lockers or buying an MBTA pass? Visit the SMFA Student Affairs website to learn more about this and the various services/products they sell!
SMFA Opportunities Fair: 9/20
Interested in learning about internships/jobs with arts organizations and resources for artists in the Boston area? Come to the SMFA Opportunities Fair Thursday, September 20.
Employers attending include the MFA, The ICA, AREA Gallery, Umbrella Arts Group, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Society for Arts and Crafts, Fort Point Arts, Turning Art, and many more!
SMFA Opportunities Fair
Thursday, September 20
Wave Farm: AM Radio Training / Demo Workshops
Tufts University Art Galleries and the SMFA Library present Wave Farm in residence as part of the TuftsPUBLIC2018-2019 programming. A peitite broadcasting booth with a working AM radio station for 230 Fenway has been installed in the Library annex. Inspired by Library Sounds, the SMFA-AM station is designed to host experimental sound projects and archived performances, live artist interviews with visiting artists and archived lectures, and programming from faculty, staff, students, and classes.