Tschabalala Self ’15MFA Wins Red Bull House of Art Fellowship

Started in 2012, the Red Bull House of Art Fellowship has traditionally honored Detroit-area artists. This year, however, the fellowship was granted to a diverse groups of three tremendously talented artists from across the nation, including Tschabalala Self ’15MFA. The Detroit News writes, “The black women in Tschabalala Self’s painted and stitched collages look out at the world with cool, sometimes …

Dana Loberg ’03 Launches Platform for Emoji Artists

Dana Loberg ’03 has co-founded MojiLaLa with Sahin Boydas. MojiLaLa is designed to be a platform for artists to share emojis, similar to Netflix’s model for television shows. Started in 2016, the platform already has over 20,000 emojis and 2,000 contributing emoji artists. For a monthly subscription of $1.99, consumers can access this trove of emojis for access on their …

Professor Jennifer Allen to Lead Berlin Art Week Trip

History Professor Jennifer Allen will be leading A Yale Week in Berlin: Art & Culture in the New Germany. The program will run from October 18 to October 25th, 2018. The program description reads, “In the nearly three decades since the fall of the Wall, no other European city has undergone a greater transformation than Berlin. Bold designs by some …

The New York Times Features Awol Erizku ’14MFA

The New York Times profiled Awol Erizku ’14MFA in an April 10 story about his career and latest projects. The article includes Erizku’s perspective on his high-profile role as the photographer of Beyoncé’s pregnancy announcement, his anti-Trump exhibition soon to open in London, and the formative experiences that shape his art. The Times describes the fixtures of Erizku’s work, “There are …

Byron Kim ’83 Wins Guggenheim Fellowship

Out of nearly 3,000 applicants, Byron Kim ’83, senior critic at the Yale School of Art, has been awarded a prestigious Guggenheim Fellowship. YaleNews outlines his career, “Kim received a B.A. in English from Yale College in 1983 and attended Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture in 1986. His work balances abstraction and representation, and conceptualism and pure painting.  He …

The Art of Amsterdam with John Walsh ’61

The Yale University Art Gallery Luxury Travel Program is planning a trip from May 21-27, 2017 entitled The Art of Amsterdam with John Walsh. According to the program description, “John Walsh has treated the Yale University Art Gallery audiences to lectures and talks on Dutch paintings of the Golden Age. He has now agreed to take a seminar-sized group to Amsterdam …