Tuesday, April 29, 2008

The 2008 Senior Animation Show

The Art Institute of Boston presents The 2008 Senior Animation Show at the Coolidge Corner Theatre. The show is Thursday, May 15th, from 7pm - 9pm. The Coolidge Corner Theatre is located at 290 Harvard Avenue in Brookline, MA. Animators featured are:

Natalie Barahona
Loan Cao
Alex Cormack
Geoff Marian
Zach Miller
Shaun Post
Steve Raffael
Maximillian Rothert
James Soper

One Two Three

"One Two Three" is a BFA Exhibition featuring collective works by Marco DePaolis, Robert DeSimone, and Steve Kim. The reception will be on Friday, May 2nd, from 6pm - 8pm at The Art Institute of Boston Newbury Street Gallery in Boston, MA. All attending are advised to come early due to the Red Sox home game occurring that night.

Sunday, April 20, 2008


[ postcard by Katie Dratz ]

"Adapt" is the title of the BFA Thesis Exhibition, featuring four Fine Artists from AIB. The work will be on display from May 12th to May 17th at the 601 Newbury gallery in Boston, MA. The opening reception will be Friday, May 16th, from 6pm - 8pm. The artists featured are Katie Dratz, Amanda Hawkes, Nicole Russo, and Rachel Saloio.

Taking In: AIB Photography Exhibition

[ as released in an e-mail by Courtney Richard of Lesley University ]

Where: University Gallery, in Porter Square, 1815 Massachusetts Ave. in Cambridge
When: May 15th-June 15th -- Opening is Thursday May 15th 6pm-8pm
Contact: Info@takingin.com

Taking In is a showcase of The Art Institute of Boston’s best contemporary photography, as submitted by the students and chosen by a jury of distinguished professionals in the arts community. This year’s jurors included photographer Rania Matar (finalist for 2008 ICA Foster Prize), Jim Fitts (Director of the PRC), Kristen Dodge (Co-Director of the Judi Rotenberg Gallery), and Arlette Kayafas (owner of Gallery Kayafas). The selected pieces are then published and exhibited.

This year’s exhibition take place at University Gallery in Porter Square and is open to the public. University Hall’s opening date is May 15th. Previous Taking In exhibitions have shown work by AIB students that have gone on to become successful working artists. Every year, our students continue to raise the standards in creativity and quality of production. This growth reflects the ever-changing trends and issues in contemporary society. Please join us for the Taking In book release on May 15 from 6 PM to 8PM at University Gallery in Porter Square, 1815 Massachusetts Ave. in Cambridge, MA.

Senior BFA Exhibition

[ postcard by Tina Choi, Jamierose DiScipio, and Akiko Hirota ]

Another BFA exhibition to promote, which will be featured from April 29th to May 3rd, 2008. The opening reception will be Thursday, May 1st, from 5pm - 8pm at the gallery in the Porter Exchange Building on Mass. Ave. The artists featured will be Tina Choi, Jamierose DiScipio, and Akiko Hirota.

Saturday, April 12, 2008

Senior Photography Exhibition

[ postcards by Amber Vickery ]

This Senior Photography Exhibition will be showing from May 5th to May 10th at the AIB Gallery in 601 Newbury Street in Boston, MA. Opening reception will be on May 9th, 2008, from 6pm-8pm. The photographers featured will be Lauren Bockow, Laura Cashavelly, Kip DiVito, Christopher Schuch, and Amber Vickery.

Sunday, April 06, 2008


[ postcards by Ellie Dockstader, Jordan Ford, Dave Schwarz, and Joshua Willis ]

The Senior Fine Arts Exhibition "COLLECTIVE ALCHEMY" is dubbed as "a chemical experience" by it's four featured artists. The work will be showing in the 601 Newbury Street Gallery in Boston, MA. The opening will be Friday, April 18th, 2008 from 6pm - 8pm. The artists featured are Ellie Dockstader, Jordan Ford, Dave Schwarz, and Joshua Willis.

Wednesday, April 02, 2008

Archives of the Unnatural

[ postcard collaborated by Cathy Durso, Catherine Efford, and Jake Waldron ]

A senior Fine Arts exhibition of paintings, collages, dolls, stuffed animals, drawings, and more! Featuring the collective works of Cathy Durso, Catherine Efford, and Jake Waldron.

The opening reception for the exhibition will be on Thursday, April 17th, 2008 from 5pm - 7pm. It is located in the gallery at University Hall, Porter Square in Cambridge, MA.

Artist Talk - Mike Mignola

The creator/artist/writer of "Hellboy," Mike Mignola, will be speaking at the Institute of Contemporary Art in Boston, MA tomorrow at 6:30pm. Mignola will be speaking about current and upcoming projects, as well as discussing his progression and success with the "Hellboy" franchise.

General admission tickets are $12, student/seniors/member tickets are $8. For more information about this, or to check out what else is happening at the ICA, visit the website here.

Keep checking here for more updates on events as they come, as well as read the follow-up article that we'll post here written by Illustration major Robert Drew.


Monday, March 31, 2008

Virtual Portfolios

Ann recently e-mailed me something she's been working on for the AIB website:

Virtual AIB Portfolios!

If you, or anyone else you know that goes to AIB, has a website, send them to Ann's e-mail, kirchner@lesley.edu. Include your name, major, and graduation year, and Ann can help to improve upon the links list.

Thanks a bunch, Ann!

Thursday, March 20, 2008

Gregory Maguire - Coming Soon to Lesley!

Gregory Maguire, the acclaimed author of novels such as "Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West," "Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister," "Lost," and "Mirror, Mirror," is coming to Lesley University!

Thursday, March 27th at 7pm, Gregory Maguire will be speaking at the University Hall Amphitheater at 7pm. This event will include a reading and Q & A session, followed by a book signing and reception. Food will be provided.

You can reserve your tickets at the McKenna Student Center's help desk. The cost for this event is $3 for students with a Student ID and $5 for faculty, staff, and general public.