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MassArt Receives Carnegie Classification
The Carnegie Foundation has selected MassArt for a 2015 Community Engagement Classification. Out of 240 U.S. colleges and universities, MassArt is one of five institutions with a specialized focus on the arts, medicine, or health professions to receive the prestigious 2015 Community Engagement Classification by The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.

Chubbuck Honored With NICHE Award
Stephanie Chubbuck ’94 (Glass) has been selected as a winner in the 2015 NICHE Awards for the piece entitled Zippered Cherry in the Mixed and Miscellaneous Media Category.

In Memoriam: Elaine Summers
The MassArt alumni community is saddened by the loss of alumna Elaine Summers, Class of 1947.  The New York Times writes: “Elaine was a dancer, choreographer, and multimedia artist whose work sought to blend dance and film into a seamless whole.”

New Works by Roger Tibbetts
The Bannister Gallery at Rhode Island College is featuring a solo exhibition of new works by MassArt Professor Roger Tibbetts from January 22 through February 20, 2015.  The show was curated by James Montford, gallery director. The artist reception will be held on Thursday, Feb. 19, at 5:00 p.m.

The Gift Horse
The Gift Horse, written by alumna Leslie Silton '79 (Painting), was recently published by Absolutely Amazing eBooks. "Maggie Malone is a first-class painter who just graduated from art school. But every time she gets a foot in the door in the gallery scene in New York City something goes wrong..."

Emily White '11 Showing at Philadelphia Airport
Emily White '11, a graduate of the sculpture department is known for her sculptural re-creations of wildlife. White is particularly interested in animals and, as she describes, “creates monuments to them.”

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