Nicola Camerlenghi ’98 profiled by The Dartmouth.

The Dartmouth profiled Nicola Camerlenghi ’98, an art history professor. The article discusses Professor Camerlenghi’s role in the “Mapping Rome” project. In collaboration with other institutions, Camerlenghi helped digitize thousands of resources on Roman history. Through the Dartmouth College Rome Center, this project aims to make these rich historical sources more readily accessible. He describes what first piqued his interest in Art …

NBC News Features Devan Shimoyama ’14MFA

Devan Shimoyama ’14MFA was profiled last week in NBC News. The article focused on Shimoyama’s current exhibition at the De Buck Gallery in New York City. This exhibition, which is entitled “Sweet” and is the artist’s first solo show, analyzes the gendered space of the black barbershop. Shimoyama explains, “The black barbershop is not quite [a safe space] for gay black …

Contemporary Crossroads II Registration Now Open

Registration is now open for the Yale Alumni Art League’s event at Art Basel Miami! Please purchase tickets here. Join Yale alumni and friends for an engaging afternoon with world class alumni and specialists in the Arts as we get an in-depth look into the contemporary arts scene during the internationally acclaimed Art Basel Miami. Whether you are a seasoned …

Yale Alumni Launch New Haven Arts Incubator

Titus Kaphar ’06MFA and Jonathan Brand ’07MFA are part of a team of innovative leaders working to expand New Haven’s arts community. The $5.8 million project called Elm City Postmasters would renovate a historic industrial building at 169 Henry Street and transform it into an arts studio for 10 fellows. The project would engage local high school students and is …

The Center for Collaborative Arts and Media Reopening

This fall, Yale’s DMCA will reopen as The Center for Collaborative Arts and Media. The center’s press release claims that “the renaming marks an important distinction and a better reflection of our core mission, to serve as an interdisciplinary arts research center for all Yale students, graduate and undergraduate alike.” Located at 149 York Street, the Center will formally announce …

Njideka Akunyili Crosby ’11MFA Featured in W Magazine

Last month, W Magazine highlighted the work and success of Njideka Akunyili Crosby ’11MFA. At 34, Akunyili Crosby has already exhibited at the Whitney Museum of American Art and won numerous awards, including the Prix Canson. Many of her works explore Akunyili Crosby’s experiences of growing up in Nigeria and coming to the United States. She explains, “I wanted to put out …

Hirshhorn Museum Honors Tala Madani ’06MFA

The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden will honor 31 female artists, including Tala Madani ’06MFA, at its annual gala on November 6th. Madani is an Iranian expatriate and was featured in the 2017 Whitney Biennial. According to the Hirshhorn, these artists “collective contributions to the field have transformed the way we look at art and set the stage for generations …

Allan Espiritu ’02MFA named Educator to Watch

Rutgers University-Camden fine arts professor Allan Espiritu ’02MFA was recently included in Graphic Design USA‘s “Educators to Watch” list. According to Rutgers’ press release, “More than simply imparting knowledge and skills, Espiritu hopes to serve as a role model for young artists and designers. It is paramount, he explains, that these budding artists understand that art and design is a …

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, …