Wilhelm Neusser (Painting Finalist '20) invites us into his studio to share the creative yield from the "lost" spring and summer of COVID: paintings from his new solo exhibition. In my most recent body of work, a thicket of forsythia or a chain link fence create a space just out of reach, suggesting a longing for an indeterminate place or time. The exhibition of these … [Read more...]
Highlighting the work and voices of individual artists.
Lynda Schlosberg is a Mass Cultural Council Painting Fellow '20 who has a new solo exhibition, Never Forgotten, at the Kingston Gallery in Boston. Her paintings entwine the experience of losing her mother, reuniting with a long lost love after 40 years, and enduring this once in a lifetime pandemic amid social unrest. Altogether, this solo show navigates the fragile and … [Read more...]
Periodically, we pose questions about issues artists face in their work and lives. We were curious about sustainability. How do artists make sure they can consistently maintain their practice, be it through the lens of finances, creative energy, life balance, environmental stewardship, or other facets? We asked artists in different disciplines: How do you keep your … [Read more...]
This summer marked the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, a turning point in the history of disability rights. During her years of writing, art, design, and research, Sara Hendren (Fiction/Creative Nonfiction Fellow '18) has found the field of disability studies a rich and deep world to explore. "And in the course of all of those years of both writing … [Read more...]
Periodically, we pose questions about issues artists face in their work and lives. It's hard to calculate the change and disruption the COVID-19 crisis has caused, on every level. We were curious about the ways it might have shifted the trajectory of artists' work. We asked artists in different disciplines: How has the pandemic impacted your creative … [Read more...]