Northeastern demonstrates the necessity of art on campus

Northeastern University is renowned for its engineering studies and research development as demonstrated through the opening of the new state-of-the-art interdisciplinary science and engineering complex during fall semester 2017. However, the community’s artistic energy has emerged within the campus. President Aoun launched the public art initiative in 2014 striving to showcase Northeastern’s creative side by treating the …

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MassArt holds public drawing event at gallery for therapeutic drawing

MassArt has been holding a weekly group drawing event on Wednesdays in the Bakalar & Paine Galleries. Facilitated by professionals, MassArt provided space and supplies for the community to express their emotions through therapeutic drawing. The event ended this week, holding their last gathering on Wednesday March 1st.

Q&A with Jennifer Maravillas, New York based artist who creates “protest bandanas”

In a small apartment in Brooklyn, Jennifer Maravillas, a 33 year-old artist, works continuously on her artwork with her cat alongside, as her main companion for the day. Maravillas has a new gained confidence for making advocacy art after her artwork was chosen as one of five posters to represent the Women’s March that took place around the …

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My daily resource; The Art Newspaper

The Art Newspaper is exactly what it sounds like. A newspaper surrounding news on the art world. It is an online and paper publication founded in 1990 and based in London and New York as the first paper in Umberto Allemandi's publishing network started in 1983 in Turin. It provides a news service about the art …

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NYU student designs clothing line to help Muslim refugee crisis

I came across this news originally because my friend/roommate knew the person of interest, from high school in Abu Dhabi and shared it with me. 19 year old NYU student, Ismail Ibrahim, has started his own clothing line with the determination to spread tolerance toward Muslims, while also donating 50% of proceeds to Islamic Relief USA‘s Refugee …

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Boston Hassle organizes bi-monthly black market

The Boston Hassle, a non-profit arts and music organization, is made up of musicians, artists, writers, and enthusiasts based in the greater Boston area and organizes events like their bi-montly "black market" flea market. They feature an array of vendors ranging from secondhand clothing to homemade soy candles. This month's black market took place on …

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