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The Flash Forward Festival

We had a great time at the Flash Forward Festival!  The variety of photography was impressive and the lectures were very informative.  We browsed mixed media photography, still life photography, model photography, scenic travel photography, and more.  Ana Kapodistria's 'Frachto Birches' photograph was just one of our many favorites.  Her vibrant photo was perfectly mounted on a wooden panel and coated in resin.  We spent the day browsing the walls and looking through the photo books on the tables in the gallery.  Not only did we get to see all of these photographs up close, we got to take home a beautiful hardcover Flash Forward Festival book.  We are definitely planning to attend next year. 
Information about the festival
Photo: Defying Gravity by Lissy Laricchia
Upstairs at the Flash Forward Festival
En Route magazine talked about travel photography
Theron Humphrey talked about photographing his dog, Maddie, and his incredible book "Maddie On Things"
Photography book…

OK Go's "Last Leaf" Music Video - Created With The Help Of Boston Based Talent

Boston based Nadeem Mazen directed this incredibly creative music video for OK Go with his friend Ali Mohammed.  With endless amounts of laser engraved pieces of toast, and with the help of a group of talented artists, they produced a very successful music video.   We loved this video so much, we had to share. Enjoy!

A Few Of Our Favorite Boston Artists Are Featured In This Month's ArtScope Magazine! - Allison Bamcat, Veronica Fish, Jennifer Lewis, and Elizabeth Siegel aka Tofu Squirrel

ArtScope magazine is a New England Culture Magazine that is available at over 700 museum, gallery, university, and commercial locations across New England! Visit: click images to enlarge

Katrina Majkut's Solo Art Show at The Brookline Arts Center

Ride An exploration of the physical and psychological side to the horses of America's favorite amusement park ride, the carousel.
Brookline Art Center* 86 Monmouth Street Brookline, MA 02446 617.566.5715 Gallery Hours: M-F 9am - 4:30pm
*Venue is kid friendly. There is a park and playground on the premises.
Image: Seattle Backlit Carousel, Oil on Canvas, 24" x 36", 2010

Amazing 500 ft "Fence" Of Photography Along The Rose Kennedy Greenway

Flash Forward Festival, Photo District News and United Photo Industries just installed a 500 ft "Fence" of Photography along the Rose Kennedy Greenway.  There is also an exhibition opening across the street, at Faneuil Hall Marketplace, 5/11/13 from 6-8pm.
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Animation Senior Show At The Museum of Fine Arts Theater - Wrap Up

Congratulations Mass Art Animation Students! We were very impressed by the talent, variety of styles, and hard work that was shown at the Mass Art Animation Senior Show last night.   Animation Senior Show Flyer 
Photo of the Lone Wolf and Cub Animation by Alex Horan
LAPSE from Jahaira Torres on Vimeo. Lapse - Animation by Jahaira Torres
Mass Art Animation Students Speaking About Their Projects

Reminder: Flash Forward Festival - May 16-19 @ Fairmont Battery Wharf

Revolution in Silicon Valley - Insider secrets from Steve Jobs documentarist Doug Menuez Instagram & Mobile Publishing - Getty Images, etc.  Where Photography Is Headed - New York Times James Estrin Complex Art of Travel Photography - Conde Nast Traveler, Travel & Leisure, etc.  Collecting Fine Art - Prestigious gallery owners from New York & Boston
There are four pop-up exhibitions with opening night parties across the city (including a special installation at Faneuil Hall Marketplace), which feature New England's finest photographic talent: UndergraduatesFaculty & local legend Jim Dow. Not to mention a public art collaboration with the folks from Brooklyn Bridge Park and Photo District News on the Rose Kennedy Greenway.

Annual Spring Sidewalk Sale May 10 + 11 at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Annual Spring Sidewalk Sale May 10 + 11 at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Outdoor sale featuring creative, affordable art from SMFA student artists
WHAT On May 10+11, shop hundreds of original pieces by artists in 2013 Spring Sidewalk Sale at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (SMFA)—from jewelry, T-shirts and watercolor paintings to ceramics, photography, temporary tattoos and more.Students will set up at tables along the sidewalk on Museum Road, between SMFA and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. With prices starting around $5, the Sidewalk Sale is a great place to find some new jewelry, a unique screenprinted T or hand-drawn cards—don’t forget a gift for mom this Mother’s Day weekend! Proceeds directly support individual artists.
WHEN Friday, May 10, 10 am–5 pm Saturday, May 11, 10 am–5 pm
WHERE School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston 230 The Fenway, Boston, MA 02115 MBTA: Museum of Fine Arts, Green Line

Admission is free. In case of rain, the event will be held indo…

Anthony Greaney presents Paul Pescador

Anthony Greaney presents Paul Pescador's first east coast solo exhibition: 6,7 or 9. This is the third part of The Number Project, which explores the relationship between numbers and social relationships. The project as a whole aligns conceptual logics and rules with day-to-day trauma and personal experiences to create photographs, artist books and films. The first part 1, 1 1/2 2 (Human Resources, Los Angeles, 2011), dealt with the relationship between self and a potential other body. The second part, 3,4,5 and 8 (UC Irvine Art Gallery, 2012) dealt with various group dynamics, 3-being the smallest form of a group, 4 and 5 being domestic numbers, and 8-being an orgy of bodies. 6,7 or 9 (2013) exists somewhere in between 5 and 8, creating artwork that disjoints the chronology of the project.

Pescador photographs materials such as construction paper, yarn, and other everyday objects. The resulting photographs are collaged and re-photographed multiple times so that the constructed bod…

May MFA Thesis Exhibitions - School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Boston, MA (May 1, 2013)—This spring, the joint Master of Fine Arts degree program of the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (SMFA) and Tufts University celebrates the work of its graduating students with a series of final thesis exhibitions. Through in-depth presentations of artwork developed during the two-year program, these talented MFA students explain their creative process and development through artistic representation. With a robust class of over 60 graduates, SMFA-Tufts thesis exhibitions will take place throughout the spring and summer at galleries around Boston. Admission to exhibitions and related events is free and open to the public.
More information about SMFA MFA Thesis shows and artist profiles
Through May18, 2013 SMFA/Mrs. E Ross Anderson Auditorium, 230 The Fenway, Boston In “Ray of Dark,” Laura HarrisonEugene LarochelleMaia LynchKarmimadeebora McMillanTim Mearini and Ivette Salom investigate contemporary cultural norms and an array of predicaments with …

School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston’s 2013 SMFA Commencement Weekend

School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston’s 2013 SMFA Commencement Weekend, May 17–19
Weekend kicks-off May 17 with a party featuring three floors of art exhibitions, live music, cocktails and more
Boston, MA (May 17, 2013)—The School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston’s (SMFA) 2013 Commencement weekend celebrates its graduates, families and friends May 17–19, 2013. SMFA opens its doors to the public Friday, May 17, 5–8 pm for a kick-off celebration, welcoming visitors to freely explore the creative and boundary-pushing array of art produced by our students, all while enjoying live music and cocktails.
On the first floor in the Mrs. E. Ross Anderson Auditorium, discover Master of Fine Arts thesis exhibition, “RAY OF DARK.” Laura Harrison, Eugene LaRochelle, Maia Lynch, Karmimadeebora McMillan, Tim Mearini and Ivette Salom investigate contemporary culture norms and an array of predicaments with humor and surrealism. The Barbara and Steven Grossman Gallery, BAG Gallery and Katherine Lane W…