Join Nearby Gallery (owned by Sam Belisle ’18 and Cal Rice ’18) on Saturday, June 5th from 6-9pm to celebrate the opening of Greater Boston’s newest contemporary art gallery and community arts space. Our inaugural exhibition, “A Year in Review,” will showcase works from fourteen emerging artists working in a variety of different mediums and subject matter.

We are located at 101 Union St. Newton Centre, MA 02459

*Accessible by the Green Line (D)


EVENT: New Social Environment #284: Patty Chang


Artist and educator Patty Chang joins writer Malvika Jolly for a conversation. We conclude with a poetry reading.

About this Event

Artist and educator Patty Chang joins writer Malvika Jolly for a conversation. We conclude with a poetry reading.

Please note that this event will take place at 7pm EST/4pm PST.

Find out more on our website: https://brooklynrail.org/events/2021/04/26/patty-chang-with-malvika-jolly/

VISITING ARTIST: Darren Lee Miller – Exercises in Empathy


The MFA and Photography programs of SMFA are pleased to co-host Exercises In Empathy, a talk by Darren Lee Miller about his work and practice on Friday, April 2 from 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm, after which he will have several Virtual MFA Student visits for individual critiques.

Darren Lee Miller is an artist, educator, curator, and writer. He is Chair of Photography and Associate Professor at the Columbus College of Art & Design. He was recently awarded a Fulbright Research Fellowship to conduct a community art project, Palavras na Minha Boca (Words in My Mouth), at the São Paulo State University (UNESP) in Bauru, Brazil. His teachingcuratorial work, and artwork have been recognized through residencies at Blue Mountain Center, the Vermont Studio Center, the Crawford County Historical Society, the University of Puerto Rico, and in regional and national exhibitions.  His writing and artworks have been published in print and online, and acquired by museums, academic galleries, and private collectors, including Adirondack Experience, the Museum on Blue Mountain Lake, Union College, Allegheny College, and the Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.

He received an M.F.A. from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University, and holds a B.F.A. in Photography and Printmaking from The School of Art & Design at the New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University, obtained also through study at Manchester Metropolitan University in the U.K. He lives and works in Columbus, OH and San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Opp: St. Elmo Arts Residency, TX – DEADLINE April 16, 2021




  • Only artists graduating from an MFA program in Fall 2020 through July 1, 2021 are eligible to apply.
    • If you graduated prior to Fall 2020, you are not eligible to apply.
    • If you will graduate after July 1, 2021, please apply in the next application cycle. This is a hard deadline.
  • Only artists graduating from US graduate MFA programs are eligible to apply.
    • If you are graduating from a graduate MFA program located anywhere besides the USA, you are noteligible to apply — unless you are American and hold an American passport. (Unfortunately, this is due to visa deadlines).
  • UT Austin Department of Art and Art History Studio Art graduate students and alumni are not eligible to apply.


  • 24-hour access to a private 1800-square-foot studio
  • Private furnished house capable of accommodating the fellow and a partner *
  • $30,000 stipend
  • Access to health insurance and benefits
  • Part-time teaching experience at UT Austin
  • Part-time teaching experience at the Wildflower Center
  • Solo exhibition at the Wildflower Center

* The house cannot accommodate children. A pet may be acceptable upon approval and with pet deposit.


  • 9½-month commitment
  • Teach one class per semester (two classes total) in Studio Art in the Department of Art and Art History
  • Teach one workshop per semester (two workshops total) at the Wildflower Center
  • Public lecture on your work
  • Solo exhibition