Steve Giovinco ’89MFA to Photograph Effects of Climate Change in France

The French Ministry of Culture and Communication has announced it will fund Steve Giovinco ’89MFA to photographically document climate change’s ecological damage in the nation’s southern region. This effort will be part of Giovinco’s ongoing “Until the End of the World” project which has featured glacier melts in Greenland and Hurricane Sandy’s damage in Rockaway, Queens. Giovinco will work near …

Professor Sheila de Bretteville ’64MFA Leads New Haven Public Art Project

Since 2012, Professor Sheila de Bretteville ’64MFA has been developing a project called “Lighting Your Way” to improve the Route 34 underpass close to Union Station. The area is frequently used by pedestrians making the journey from the train station to downtown New Haven and other parts of the city. The effort would add motion sensor spotlights under the bridge, …

Anne Thompson ’02MFA Named Director and Curator of Usdan Gallery

The Usdan Gallery atĀ Bennington College has brought on Anne Thompson ’02MFA as its new director and curator. The gallery describes Thompson’s role as “responsible for programming and mounting exhibitions, teaching and creating opportunities to integrate curatorial work across the curriculum, and developing partnerships with arts organizations locally, regionally, and globally.” Prior to her time at Yale, Thompson attended Vassar and …

Recent Yale MFA Graduates Featured in Exhibition

The 1969 Gallery is featuringĀ Close Quarters: 8 Representational Painters, an exhibition of recent Yale MFA graduates. Keiran Brennan Hinton ’16MFA curated the exhibition. Brennan Hinton describes the collection as “works I admired and remembered after studio visits, especially pieces that came out from hiding because of an intuitive trust among artists.” The gallery introduces the exhibition, “Sharing everyday life, meals …