Originally from Moldova, Dorchester self-taught artist Natalia Mirabito paints en plein air and in the studio. As a means to see beyond her own reduced mobility, Natalia communicates her experiences of nostalgia and vibrancy felt within the natural world. From time spent in New England mountains and national seashores, she reflects on her and her viewer's mobility challenges by … [Read more...]
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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...]
Katherine Taylor asks the subjects of her photographic project, Masks of Boston, "Who do you wear a mask for?" It's a way of emphasizing the community connection inherent in the masks - now ubiquitous due to COVID-19. Here, she discusses the trajectory of the project, her approach to the portraits, and her outdoor socially-distanced studio. As a photojournalist who … [Read more...]
Wen Yu is a multimedia artist who utilizes research to create projects integrating art, technology, story-telling, and tangible materials. She is currently Artist in Residence at Cambridge Community Television (CCTV), where she is working with immersive media technology to explore the migration of people, culture, and ideas. Here, she discusses her latest project and the way … [Read more...]
Alyssa Pheobus Mumtaz is an artist deeply involved in an interdisciplinary drawing practice. Her work utilizes aspects of textile design, drawing, collage, papermaking, printmaking, and painting. Here she shares with us her thoughts about her evolving work and process. Since 2010 my artwork has become increasingly concentrated on nostalgic, metaphorical and existential … [Read more...]