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Mathew Gamber (MFA '04)

Sunday, July 27, 2014
Gamber will participate in Maine Media's Masters Series Lecture with Gabriel Biderman on July 29, 2014 at the Rockport Opera House.
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Karin Rosenthal (AT '70–'72)

Thursday, July 24, 2014
Two of Rosenthal's paintings will be part of the exhibition "Models & Muses" at the Weston Gallery (Carmel, CA), July 12–Septmber 7, 2014.
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Jo Ann Rothschild (MFA '80)

Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Rothschild has a drawing in "The Intuitionists" at the Drawing Center (New York) through August 24, 2014. She will be in conversation with Byron Kim July 24, 7:30 pm.
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Paul Kwiatkowski (BFA '04)

Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Kwiatkowski recently published and illustrated novel, "And Every Day Was Overcast" (October 2013, Black Balloon Publishing). The book has been reviewed by The New York Times, Los Angeles Times and NPR personality Ira Glass has called it, "A completely original and clearheaded voice."m/
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Nancy Simonds (Dip '77, FY '78)

Thursday, July 17, 2014
Simonds will have work in the group show "Vivarium" at Graficas Gallery (Nantucket, MA) July 18–24, 2014.
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Brent Birnbaum (Post Bac '04)

Thursday, July 17, 2014
Birnbaum will be doing a two-hour performance at Abrons Arts Center (New York) on Thursday, July 31, 7–9 pm. He will also have a small work in Residency Unlimited's benefit auction.
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Andrea Wenglowskyj (MFA '07)

Thursday, July 17, 2014
Wenglowskyj's photograph from the series Alone with Animals is featured on the cover of A Public Space, issue 21 (Summer 2014).
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Carol Daynard (Dip '09)

Wednesday, July 16, 2014
July 28, 2014 marks the closing reception for "Violence Transformed: Tributes and Tribulations" at the Resnikoff Gallery, Roxbury Community College. The exhibition is curated by oDaynard and features work by Daynard and Nahid Khaki (MFA student).
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Jane Dickson (Dip '75)

Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Dickson will participate in the group show "The Horse Is in the Cart" at the George Adams Gallery (New York) July 16–August 15, 2014.  She will also have a solo exhibition at Boo-Hooray Gallery (New York) in September 2014.
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Joe Joe Orangias (MFA '13)

Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Orangias recently completed Pink Dolphin Monument, a public art piece consisting of a red sandstone carving, a poem, and 243 burials around Galveston Island (Texas). The project was in collaboration with writer Sarah Sloane and scientist Frank Pega.
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Lazaro Montano (MFA '01)

Monday, July 14, 2014
Montano will have an exhibition of photography at the Boston Mayor's Office Gallery through August 15, 2014.
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Claire Lieberman (BFD '77, FY '78)

Monday, July 14, 2014
Lieberman will be participating in two-person exhibition and open studios "Clear and Present Danger" at Hot Wood Arts (Brooklyn, NY) July 25–August 17, 2014. Reception July 25, 6–11 pm. p
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Francois de Costerd (MFA '07)

Monday, July 14, 2014
De Costerd will be exhibiting in "Twelve Nights" at the Boston Sculptors Gallery, August 6–24, 2014 with a reception August 7 and artist talks August 21. Other SMFA alumni participating in this show are: Kelly Kerrigan (PB '03, MFA '06), Leah Gauthier (MFA 09), Liz Shepherd (PB '00, Dip '01, MFA '06).
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Kahlil Gibran (AT 1940–43)

Tuesday, July 8, 2014
Gibran's second wife recently published a memoir, "Love Made Visible Scenes From a Mostly Happy Marriage" (Northampton, Interlink Books), describing more than 50 years of Gibran's life as an artist.
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Amruta Patil (MFA '04)

Monday, July 7, 2014
Patil's illustrations are freatured in the July 2014 issue of National Geographic Traveler India.
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Matthew Eck (BFA '11)

Monday, July 7, 2014
SELECT Contemporary Art Fair will relocate to North Beach (Miami) for Miami Art Week in December 2014m making it the first ever art fair at North Shore Park. Eck is co-founder of SELECT.
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Nan Goldin (Dip '77, FY '78)

Thursday, July 3, 2014
Goldin is nominated for a 2014 Lucie Award for Achievement in Portraiture. The award gala will take place November 2, 2014 at Zankel Hall at Carnegie Hall, New York.
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Shelley Reed (Dip '84)

Wednesday, July 2, 2014
"Animal Instinct: Paintings by Shelley Reed" will be a career retrospective at the Columbia Museum of Art August 10–September 14, 2014. This exhibition is an impressive selection of 37 large-scale black-and-white paintings of animals, including a wall-length mural.
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Vincent Hawley (BFA '06)

Tuesday, July 1, 2014
Hawley recently opened a new workspace and showroom for VWH Fine Jewelry at the 5th Street Arcades in Cleveland, OH.
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Kate Levant (BFA '06)

Monday, June 30, 2014
Levant will exhibit in "Another Look at Detroit: Parts 1 and 2" at Marianne Boesky Gallery (New York), June 26–August 8, 2014.
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Karin Rosenthal (AT '70–'72)

Monday, June 30, 2014
Rosenthal has seven photographs in the "The Figure in Water" at the Shaw Jewelry Gallery (Northeast Harbor, ME) on view July 3-16, 2014 with an opening reception July 3, 5–7 pm.
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Max Colby (BFA '12) and Inas Al-soqi (BFA '10)

Thursday, June 26, 2014
Colby and Al-soqi participated in a group show organized by The Vernissage on May 11 at the Greenpoint Gallery (Brooklyn, NY).
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Gessica Silverman (PB '10, Dip '11)

Tuesday, June 24, 2014
Silverman was recently selected as Artist of the Week at Cambridge Art Association. Upcoming exhibitions include "New Members Show" at the Cambridge Art Association, July 9–August 29, 2014 with a reception July 11, 5:30–7:30 pm and a solo exhibition at Zeitgeist Gallery (Beverly, MA) September 20, 2014.
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Ellen Rich (Dip '88, FY '89) and Peik Larsen (MFA '76)

Tuesday, June 24, 2014
Larsen and Rich are participating in "The Cloud in the Paper" at the Schoolhouse Gallery (Provincetown, MA) June 27–July 16, 2014.
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Holly Coulis (MFA '98) and Sandi Slone (Dip '73)

Sunday, June 22, 2014
Coulis and Slone are participating in a group show at Sargent's Daughters (New York) June 25–July 26, 2014.
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Eileen Quinlan (BFA '96)

Friday, June 20, 2014
Quinlan is participating in "Technokinesis" at Blum & Poe (New York) June 28–August 15, 2014 and continues to the Los Angeles gallery July 12–August 23, 2014.
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Laurel Nakadate (BFA '98, Dip '99)

Thursday, June 19, 2014
Nakadate's summer exhibitions include a group exhibition at the Austrian Cultural Forum New York, "Selftimer Stories," June 18–Septmber 8, 2014, which shows works from the Federal Austrian photography collection and "Sitebound: Photography from the Collection" at the Hirshorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (Washington DC) June 15–Septmber 1, 2014.
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Shinique Smith (MAT '00)

Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Smith will have a solo exhibition, "Bright Matter," at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, August 23, 2014–March 1, 2015.
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Katrina Majkut (PB '08, MFA '13)

Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Majkut has written an article for the magazine Curve.
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Jane Dickson (Dip '76)

Friday, June 13, 2014
On June 19 the City Lore Gallery will host a conversation about this historic transition in hip hop culture and its resonance in today's graffiti and street art scene featuring Jane Dickson, Patti Astor, Stefan Eins, and Crash. 
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Juan Travieso (MFA '13)

Thursday, June 12, 2014
Travieso is participating in the "Orlando Museum of Art Florida Prize in Contemporary Art" exhibition featuring 10 of the most progressive and exciting artists working in Florida today, ON VIEW June 21–September 7, 2014. 
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Esperanza Mayobre (Dip '02, FY '03)

Monday, June 9, 2014
Mayobre's upcoming exhibitions include "This is what sculpture looks like," June 14–August 2, 2014 at Postmasters Gallery (NY) and "Gráfica Mercantil, Indagación y Seguimiento" at Espacio Mercantil (Caracas, Venezuela). You can see some of her work, Postcards from Venezuela, at Creative Time Reports. 
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Nancy Simonds (Dip '77, FY '78)

Monday, June 9, 2014
Simonds has two group shows this summer: "Surface Strokes and Light," May 18–August 31, 2014 at the Kelley Roy Gallery (Newtown, CT) and "Off the Wall: Community of Artists" through August 3, 2014 at the Danforth Museum of Art (Framingham, MA).
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Timothy Kadish (Dip '06, FY '07)

Monday, June 9, 2014
Kadish will have a solo presentation of paintings at the Clark Gallery (Lincoln, MA), June 10–July 12, 2014. He is also the recipient of a 2014 Massachusetts Cultural Council Fellowship Grant in painting.
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Eirene Efstathiou (Dip '02, FY '03, BFA '05)

Friday, June 6, 2014
Efstathiou will have a solo show, "Kiafa," June 12–July 19, 2014 at Eleni Koroneou Gallery (Athens, Greece).
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Daisy Patton (MFA '11)

Wednesday, June 4, 2014
Patton recently launched a new blog, Venezuelan Sayings, in which she illustrates Venezuelan colloquialisms. 
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John Gonzalez (MFA '11)

Tuesday, June 3, 2014
On June 13, Gonzalez created Secret Garden, a one night exhibition of new work with Thomas Willis, for Le Petit Varsailles Garden in the Lower Eastside. He also created a new work, Danny Boy, for Outer Seed Shadow benefit auction to raise funds for Juanli Carrion's upcoming public garden sculpture being installed in Dewart Square at 6th Ave and Canal (SoHo).
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Erica Nazzaro (Dip '84)

Monday, June 2, 2014
Nazzaro is participating in a group show "Five" at UForge Gallery (Jamaica Plain, MA) June 5–29, 2014 with a reception June 5.
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Sophia Ainslie (MFA '01)

Sunday, June 1, 2014
Ainslie recently joined Gallery NAGA and will have a solo exhibition in fall 2015. She is currently participating in the group exhibition "On the Wall" at Gallery NAGA, June 6–July 11, 2014 with a reception June 6, 6–8 pm. She has also been commissioned to make four very large works for Meditech's new offices in Foxboro, MA.
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Art Basel Miami Beach

Tuesday, December 3, 2013
Check out works by SMFA students, faculty, and alumni at Art Basel Miami Beach 2013!
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