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MFA Thesis Exhibition 2019

Opening Friday, May 24th at 5pm, the Information Design & Visualization + Interdisciplinary Arts MFA Thesis Exhibition showcases the work of Northeastern’s MFA students. Highlighting explorations of design, what we consider data, and how we construct meaning out of information, this exhibition presents an interactive cross section of students’ work. The IDV graduates present both physical…Read More

Senior Show, Department of Art + Design

Opening April 25 at 5PM, the annual Senior Show for the Department of Art + Design highlights the broad array of projects — animations, apps, AR (augmented reality), books, games, identity projects, illustrations, information graphics, installations, paintings, photographs, sculptures, type design, videos, websites — that reflect the diversity of skills and interests in this year’s…Read More

Figure Focus

Figure Focus presents an exploration of figurative painting by 15 contemporary artists. “I believe that in American art, there can be no ‘return’ to the figure,” wrote Fairfield Porter in 1962, in his review of the MoMA show Recent Painting in the USA: The Figure. “A movement toward painting the figure will be new, not…Read More

Personal to Political

On view January 17 through March 11, Personal to Political: Celebrating the African American Artists of Paulson Fontaine Press presents 14 artists who capture the personal narratives and political discourses of African Americans across the country, reflecting a collective experience expressed in uniquely individual ways. This powerful exhibition of figurative and abstract artwork channels the poetry of past…Read More

Cuba Uncensored

Following the Cuban revolution in 1959, artists were among the few groups allowed freedom under the regime of Fidel Castro, as art was regarded as a cornerstone of the country’s cultural distinction. In the 1990s, for instance, artists were considered employees of the state, who were permitted to keep part of their earnings and to…Read More

Michael Kidner: Works on Paper

(1917 – 2009) Born in Northamptonshire, Michael Kidner studied History at Cambridge University. A pioneer of Optical Art, Kidner devoted much of his career to developing work of a constructive nature. His interest in mathematics, science and the theories of chaos have informed an art that is at once rational and playful. Kidner’s translation of…Read More


Since its inception in the fall of 1978, the Russell J. Call Children’s Center has provided high-quality childcare for the Northeastern University community. Thanks to a professional staff of educated and experienced teachers as well as assistance from co-op and work-study students, the center’s children gain valuable social skills and develop their intellectual and physical…Read More

MFA Thesis Exhibition

With works encompassing video, painting, sculpture, and interactive media, the MFA class of 2018 explores diverse contemporary issues, from the technological mediation of interpersonal relationships to the quest to ground identity and sensory experience in something more tangible and meaningful than the seductive images flickering on a screen.   Interdisciplinary Arts Aiwen Cheng David Cohn…Read More

Encoding Curiosities

“Encoding Curiosities,” this year’s thesis show of the MFA in Information Design and Visualization, addresses the many different roles designers of visual information play in our contemporary, data-driven society. The thesis projects highlight curiosity as a main driver of inquiry, conversation, and knowledge production and engage with the material and social world of data.

Art + Design 2018

Gallery 360 is excited to host the annual exhibition of work by recent graduates of the Department of Art + Design. This year’s senior show features over 100 pieces by the Class of 2018—a compilation of drawings, installations, books, identity projects, textile work, photography, interactive design, app design, typeface design, and posters—created throughout their undergraduate…Read More

Knowledge is Power

This mural commissioned by Gallery 360 is by artist IMAGINE (aka Sneha Shrestha). Sneha is a Nepali artist who paints mindful mantras in her native language and meshes the aesthetics of Sanskrit scriptures with graffiti influences. Being the first to mesh Nepali Alphabets with American graffiti, she has shown her work in several exhibitions, commissioned…Read More

In Line: Keith Maddy, Works on Paper

Keith Maddy has been creating complex and color-sensitive imagery for 25 years. His palette and choice of materials are inspired by a nostalgic embrace of childhood and tempered by his penchant for midcentury modernism. Well known for his playful mixed media paintings that incorporate vintage materials, Maddy references the natural world through organic and familiar…Read More

In Line: Mary Hughes, Recent Work

This most recent body of work is a continuation of themes that I have been engaged in over the last decade. My work has simultaneously been an exploration of organic forms inspired by nature and landscape, as well as an investigation of formal issues such as line, color, shape, and composition. In these paintings, I…Read More

Brian Hart

My work owes equally to the traditions of history painting and pop art. Themes in the paintings are often derived from stories and myths I enjoyed as a child and, instead of a straightforward approach, I reinterpret these stories using pictures appropriated from a wide range of sources. Images taken from advertising, cartoons, and wide…Read More

Facing Humanity

Facing Humanity is an exhibition of work by renowned illustrators who create images for books, magazines, posters, and other forms of publication. Artists featured in this show range from the rising starts of illustration to some of the most prominent illustrators in the world. All have the unique ability to capture the personality and emotions…Read More

Poke Fun Play Fare

(Marginally Useful Objects Replete with Superficial Articulation)   This exhibition utilizes vintage objects, assembled to form playful and sometimes intricate matrices. Inspiration was found in the collection of wooden toy and game parts and other found antique objects. The basic vehicles of sculpture, collage, simple geometric shapes, and Peter’s sempahoric use of color drive the…Read More

Memory and Me

Memory is not just a sight, or a sound, taste, or touch, it is also the product of the years of who you are. All of that is mixed up and then regurgitated back out when you recall a memory. But when you pull this recall from the depths of your consciousness, this memory becomes…Read More

William Roxburgh

Dr. William Roxburgh was a Scottish surgeon and botanist who worked extensively in India and is known as the founding father of Indian botany. He published numerous works on this subject, illustrated by careful drawings made by Indian artists and accompanied by taxonomic descriptions of a large number of plant species. Invited by the government of Bengal to take…Read More

Abstract Extraction

Reception on Thursday, October 19, 2017 from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Drawing from the many artists that participated in the Zea Mays studio flat file project of 2017, ten artists were selected by curator Bruce Ployer for this exhibit on abstraction within this collective of sustainable printmakers. Established in 2000, Zea Mays Printmaking in Northampton…Read More

Where’s He From He Didn’t Say, Where’s He Now He Couldn’t Stay

Artist Jeff Hull “put his whole spirit into his work. It was part of him,” said his wife, Deborah Kamy Hull. Now, a collection of oil paintings by Hull—the late artist and Northeastern adjunct professor—is on display at Gallery 360, in a show that honors his work, life, and legacy. The show features 20 vibrant…Read More

Seeing is Believing

Featuring the work of graduating seniors, MFA, and IDV candidates in Northeastern’s College of Arts, Media, and Design.  

MFA Thesis Exhibition Show

The Information Design + Visualization MFA exhibition includes work by Maaria Assami, Lucy G. Green, Erica Gunn, Xingyue Li, Kini Luo, Ryan Morrill, Patrick J. O’Donnel, Lia Petronio, Jessie Richards, Yike Si, Andrew Tang, Irene de la Torre – Arenas, Muhe Yang, Xinhe Yu, and Jiani Zheng.

Russell J. Call Children’s Center

Exhibiting the children’s work in an annual art show is a long standing Children’s Center tradition. The art show give the Northeastern community the opportunity to glimpse how children view themselves and their world. Art is not only a topic children truly enjoy; it is a valuable medium through which children express themselves. Most importantly,…Read More

Women’s Rights are Human Rights: International Posters on Gender-based Inequality, Violence and Discrimination

This exhibition features 50 posters created by both men and women to celebrate and acknowledge the vital role that all citizens should play in protecting and promoting human rights while challenging gender inequality and stereotypes, advancing reproductive and sexual rights, protecting women and girls against brutality, and promoting women’s empowerment and participation in society. These…Read More

Lionel Delevinge

This collection of photographs, and artifacts tells the story of citizens who spoke up against the nuclear power industry, who refused to be nuclear neighbors, and who fought for years to stop construction or close reactors in their backyards. The photographs also introduce us to the victims of nuclear power, among them the children who…Read More

Mandela Poster Project

In May 2013 a group of designers from South Africa came up with an idea to celebrate Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela’s life by collecting 95 posters from around the world, honoring his lifelong contribution to humanity. In 60 days, designers from more than 70 countries submitted over 700 posters. The submissions were curated, and 95 exceptional posters…Read More

Marilene Phipps-Kettlewell

Though well-known as a poet, Marilene Phipps-Kettlewell is also a gifted visual artist passionately in love with paint and unafraid to probe spiritual dimensions of life as observed in her native Haiti. In these major paintings, she examines sites of public and personal pilgrimage, and pays respect to the humanity, dignity and character of Haitians…Read More

Rene Westbrook

Painter, sculptor, photographer, and producer Rene Westbrook has been a resident artist of several fine arts centers, including AAMARP (African American-Master Artists in Residence Program) at Northeastern University, California Council on the Arts in Oakland and Richmond CA, and Alana Community Outreach and Training Center in Brattleboro, Vermont. As an artist, she seeks to align…Read More


A tattoo is more than just ink on skin: It is a centuries-old art form. Peter Mui, a New York City-based fashion designer and entrepreneur, relished the rich colors and cultural vitality of tattoo art. As he co-founded and built Tungtex, a Hong Kong-based garment maker, Mui also traveled the world to commission original tattoo…Read More

Coltrane 30

The John Coltrane Memorial Concert celebrates the musical genius and spiritual legacy of John William Coltrane, one of the 20th century’s greatest musicians. Since its beginning at the Friends of Great Black Music Loft in 1977, the John Coltrane Memorial Concert has become an annual event that has continually evolved through the decades, garnering increasing…Read More


Founded at Northeastern University in 2006, Tastemakers Magazine provides students a voice in the music industry. The goal of the student-run organization is to review, photograph, and interview musicians. The students involved in Tastemakers get backstage access to the best shows in the greater Boston community. The photographs in this exhibit represent the range of music genres that Tastemakers has covered. Contributors can cover almost any genre…Read More

Ralph Pucci

Gallery 360 presents an exhibition of the work of designer Ralph Pucci, whose innovative designs reflect cultural trends and have been agents of change in our attitudes toward the body, fashion and individual identity. The exhibition has been curated by The Museum of Arts and Design (MAD). Ralph Pucci: The Art of the Mannequin is a thirty-year…Read More

Northeastern Energy Flows

Two interactive visualizations reveal how the bustling activity on Northeastern’s campus is fueled by energy consumed by the buildings on campus and help foster increased awareness, understanding and ultimately better decision making for the optimization of energy usage. Cities today are increasingly pervaded by systems, networks, and devices that incorporate digital technology, are networked, and…Read More

Ladislav Sutnar

Curated by Patricia Belen and Greg D’Onofrio Ladislav Sutnar was a master of making complex information simple. From 1941 to 1960, Sutnar, a Czechoslovakian immigrant who settled in New York City, served as the art director for F.W. Dodge Corporation’s Sweet Catalog Service. Sweet’s catalogs showcased plumbing, electrical, and building supplies that were marketed to…Read More


Farzaneh Safarani and Bahareh Safarani, twin sisters from Iran, collaborate to create technically superior and thought-provoking artworks. This exhibit is the culmination of the sisters’ work in the Master of Fine Arts program that Northeastern offers jointly with the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston.   In this installation of six video-paintings, the…Read More

2016 Annual CAMD Show

Featuring the work of graduating seniors, MFA and IDV candidates in Northeastern’s College of Arts, Media and Design. Reception Thursday, April 28, 5:00–7:00 pm

Femmes Trouvés

In this show, Roslindale-based artist Michael Ulman shifts away from the elaborate vehicle sculptures for which he is known. He uses many of the same techniques and materials, but concentrates on the human form rather than machines. These sculptures demonstrate an elegance and delicacy that set them apart from typical found-object assemblages. Here, Ulman rethinks the female form, echoing…Read More

Visible Noize with John Jennings, Stacey Robinson, Tim Fielder and David Brame

An exhibit featuring the afrofuturistic art of John Jennings, Stacey Robinson, Tim Fielder and David Brame.   John Jennings An Associate Professor of Art and Visual Studies at the University at Buffalo-State University of New York, Jennings is the co-author of the graphic novel The Hole: Consumer Culture, Vol. 1 and the art collection Black Comix: African American Independent Comics…Read More

Arc of the Un-Broken Circle II

Reginald J. Jackson traveled to Brazil in 1978 to witness and document traditional Afro-Brazilian religious festivals connected to the Yoruba of West Africa. As a then-doctoral candidate in visual anthropology and communication, Jackson wanted to see firsthand the extent to which African religious expression had survived the trans-Atlantic slave trade and the dispersion of Africanisms…Read More


Since its inception in the fall of 1978, the Children’s Center has strived to provide the Northeastern University community with high quality child care. With a professional staff of educated and experienced teachers and help from college student assistants, the children gain valuable social skills and develop their intellectual and physical abilities through engaging, hands-on…Read More

Tom Phillips

From a chance encounter in a London thrift store with a Human Document, a Victorian novel by W. H. Mallock, Phillips embarked upon a project which has continued for almost half a century. Altering the text of the original novel in a series of variations, by drawing and overpainting, splicing and collaging, he has generated…Read More

The Multiverse of Identity

Artist, entrepreneur & cultural organizer Favianna Rodriguez is one of the most important visionaries of our time. Favianna is most known for her vibrant posters dealing with global politics, migration, globalization, and women’s rights, however in The Multiverse of Identity, the exhibition at Northeastern’s Gallery 360, features Ms. Rodriguez’s rarely exhibited abstract prints. In this…Read More


Recognized as the leading international journal in women’s and gender studies, Signs: A Journal of Women in Culture and Society, came to Northeastern in January of 2015, after a successful competitive bid by Editor-in-Chief Suzanna Danuta Walters and Chair of the Editorial Board, Carla Kaplan. For forty years, Signs has redefined the forefront of interdisciplinary scholarship by challenging…Read More

First Issue

Whether the subject is FDR’s New Deal or the evolution of Alfred E. Neuman, the stories in the debut issues of these iconic magazines offer an intriguing glimpse into who we were and how far we have come. For example, an advertisement in the February 1930 issue of Fortune extols the benefits of “manufactured weather”…Read More

Holding Pattern

Lisa Lunskaya Gordon Piotr Parda Piotr and Lisa have been working and living side by side since 2002. Holding Pattern reflects their interest in objects and patterns that serendipitously fit together, creating realities that challenge common perceptions. Opening Reception August 6th from 5-7pm


Stratum brings together four female New York artists: Rhia Hurt, Jacqueline Ferrante, Laura Petrovich-Cheney, and Ann Schaumburger. These artists explore the impact of color, layering, and visual abstractness within their works. Stratum presents diverse approaches of abstract visualization by experimenting with color placement, collage, texture and functions to psychologically take the viewer back to the foundation of art-making.  Curated by Jacqueline Ferrante AMD ’13

24 Hours in the Life of a Swiss Cuckoo Clock

The clockwork and décor of the Swiss cuckoo clocks has always been emblematic to the image of Swiss know how and meticulous work. Originally, these small clocks evoked the delightful simplicity of an idealized agrarian life set in an alpine and preserved landscape. Is the Swiss cuckoo clock still this iconic object meant for folklore…Read More

Department of Art + Design Annual Student Exhibit Class of 2015

Art makes life meaningful. Design makes life possible. Together they make life wonderful. Artists and designers experiment with form to realize original, provocative, evocative and innovative ideas. They bring novel ideas to life that replenish cultures, have social benefits and contribute to the global marketplace of ideas. The life of an artist or designer is…Read More

Emerald Networks

Gallery talk and reception with Gina Ford March 24 at 5 pm. Cities whose park systems were designed by historic visionaries are endowed with a legacy of generous, well-connected open spaces. However, the financial pressures facing today’s cities and new thinking about park use can challenge these historic frameworks. Emerald Networks explores how cities are…Read More

Petrochemical America

Photographs by Richard Misrach Throughlines by Kate Orff/SCAPE Petrochemical America represents a unique collaboration between photographer Richard Misrach and landscape architect Kate Orff. It brings into focus the industrialized landscape of the Mississippi River Corridor that stretches from Baton Rouge to New Orleans—a place that first garnered attention as “Cancer Alley” because of unusually high…Read More


Since its inception in the fall of 1978, the Children’s Center has strived to provide the Northeastern University community with high quality childcare.  With a professional staff of educated and experienced teachers and help from college student assistants, the children gain valuable social skills and develop their intellectual and physical abilities through engaging, hands-on projects…Read More


Curated by Resa Blatman Forecasted showcases a variety of inspiring artwork by eight artists. Some of their work speaks directly to themes of climate change and global warming, while for others, it does not. However, all of the artists were invited to present their interpretation of the current global question: what does the future hold…Read More

Reading Time

Data visualization for the public can be a tool for social change; it quantifies and displays information related to politics, health, education, etc. so that its audience is better informed and able to take some kind of action. Drawing on literary and cultural sources, this exhibition of printed work juxtaposes multiple aspects of data visualization…Read More

Figure & Illusion

Arthur Goldberg, CPS’65, has collected art for more than 30 years. At times, he wondered, “Does collecting act as a substitute for my own lack of artistic ability, or is it a license to enter the universal, infinite, and mysterious world of the artist?” He has come to realize that, for him, collecting has been…Read More

Swiss Energy Innovation

The Watt d’Or award from Switzerland recognizes the best energy projects and innovations that provide a true benefit for society. Since 2007, the Swiss Federal Office of Energy has been honoring outstanding accomplishments and projects by bestowing them with the Watt d’Or ( During the last 8 years, nearly 50 Swiss projects have been recognized…Read More


Patrick Hughes made his first three dimensional relief painting in 1964—his intention to do the opposite of what was done. Thirty-five years later, he is still doing so. Hughes’s painted reliefs constantly baffle his audience, demonstrating how deceptive appearance can be. As we walk towards the seemingly flat paintings they loom out at us wcreating…Read More

Bill Graham Presents

Bill Graham was at the forefront of innovative rock and roll marketing. After escaping Holocaust Germany as a child and growing up in a foster home in the Bronx, he moved to San Francisco and began organizing and promoting concerts. A fan of small, intimate concert venues, Graham helped make the Fillmore, a room with…Read More

2014 Senior Exhibition

The work of artists and designers informs and forms cultures, benefits society and empowers the global marketplace of ideas. Students of art and design are encouraged and enabled to prepare for a rich and rewarding life making a significant difference in the lives of others. As digital technologies transform and expand artistic practice, production, and…Read More

Learning by Design

Architect and collector Norman Brosterman first became interested in the history of kindergarten while assembling the world’s finest collection of antique building block and construction toys, later acquired by the Canadian Centre for Architecture in Montreal. Discovering that the famed Froebel Blocks—well-known to all students of Frank Lloyd Wright—were merely part of a much larger…Read More

Botond Reszegh Nightfall

Since the beginning of time we’ve been living with our eyes pointed at the horizon. The purpose inside the horizon, the ‘earthly’ ideal has not been enough for us for a long time now. Our aspirations and goals lie beyond the horizon. If it weren’t for this direction in the distance, there wasn’t any support…Read More

50 Years Forward

Nearly fifty years ago, the world watched as the United States passed the historic Civil Rights Act. Martin Luther King, Jr. led the movement, but it was fueled by the passion of Americans who stood together in protest. Many members of the Northeastern family and our surrounding neighborhoods played key roles during this turbulent time.…Read More

Constructing Art

Since its inception in the fall of 1978, the Children’s Center has strived to provide the Northeastern University community with high quality child care.  With a professional staff of educated and experienced teachers and help from college student assistants, the children gain valuable social skills and develop their intellectual and physical abilities through engaging, hands-on…Read More

Sister Cities

Sister Cities is Mitch Weiss’ photographic comparative study of Boston + Kyoto and New York City + Tokyo. Intentional composition, capturing often fleeting moments, has served to create candid images of these four cities that, standing alone, provide authentic perspectives of the humorous and occasionally ironic. Viewed alongside one another in their respective pairings, these…Read More

Derek Boshier

Celebrity Type

In an era of iPads and iPhones, the typewriter has become an object of rarified desire. Collector Steve Soboroff leads the charge in embracing this bygone technology. “I love people who are the best at what they do,” Soboroff says. “The idea that geniuses sat there and accomplished what they accomplished on these typewriters… it…Read More

Graphic Intervention

The rampant spread of the HIV/AIDS virus over the past 29 years has created the most significant global public health crisis in modern history. Because of the complexity and despite the scale of the epidemic, there are still a lack of worldwide strategies to lead AIDS education. Education initiatives in many countries are still shouldered…Read More

Swiss Style Reboot

In the era of big data and social networks, the issue of clarity and functionality is even more important, now that infographics and data visualization are undergoing a meteoric expansion. Swiss Style Reboot emphasizes the lasting importance behind a comprehensive presentation with a juxtaposition of works from different eras and genres. Relying on principles that…Read More

College of Art, Media, and Design Senior Show 2013

As the culmination of their experience here at Northeastern, this annual show is made up of work by students from the College of Art Media and Design. Regardless of medium, the work is evolved and representative of the various disciplines. The college provides an arena for innovation, scholarship, real-world exploration and interdisciplinary collaboration in communications…Read More

Faculty Focus

As we continue to enhance the creative experience at Northeastern, we look to our faculty to help shape that vision, and influence our students and community through the arts. The three artists represented in Faculty Focus guide us through landscapes that reveal the relationship between nature and technology. Mountains, canyons, and the human body are…Read More

Sophia Ainslie

The development of my visual language of shapes and marks is inspired from, and the result of, combining a single X-ray with territorial mapping and sketches of places I’ve experienced in my immediate environment. In a mode of recycling through my content, I utilize the computer as a cutting tool to dissect, edit and collage…Read More

Ed Andrews

This body of work is partly inspired by a recent journey to the majestic natural amphitheaters of Bryce Canyon in Utah. I hiked down between the orange and pink rows of tall totemic geologic structures called Hoodoos and saw ancient Bristlecone Pines wedged into the crevices that circle the rim of the canyon. These gnarled…Read More

Mira Cantor

My interest in nature goes back to my show Rhyme and Reason in 1999 when I was focused on the relationship between the sand and the sea, and the line inbetween, which shifted and changed with every wave. Then I began looking at nature more closely as a section, slicing through it vertically like an…Read More

Black by Popular Demand

The exhibit features representational and figurative, geometric and lyrical abstract work of local artists working in photography, mixed media, and painting. Our diverse artistic styles and images defy cultural assumptions about black art being only representational and figurative. In fact, artists who happen to be black, produce work that is widely varied in its content…Read More


Since its inception in the fall of 1978, the Children’s Center has strived to provide the Northeastern University community with high quality child care. With a professional staff of educated and experienced teachers and help from college student assistants, the children gain valuable social skills and develop their intellectual and physical abilities through engaging, hands-on…Read More

Landscape Remade

The work of Resa Blatman and Kim Salerno share striking similarities. Both artists have worked extensively in design and computer aided image production. Both studied painting and are interested in the material and fluid quality of painterly images.They also share a concern for the environment.There is a sense of nature’s fragile equilibrium and vulnerability in…Read More

A Collector’s FollyWorks

For many years Arthur Goldberg, MEd ’65, questioned his passion for the collection of art asking, “Does collecting act as a substitute for my own lack of artistic ability or is it a license to enter the universal, infinite, and mysterious world of the artist?” His collection ranges from somewhat random forays, to art deco…Read More

C.A. Stigliano

Rather than a narrative, these pieces represent states of mind; moments of realization or understanding that have shaped my conception of the world. I think of them as static, a gesture or relationship frozen at a defining moment. There are several pieces that either include warthogs or refer to them. I’d like to think that…Read More

Seaships Airships Spaceships

My art evokes images of my life and time. These sculptures are created using artifacts accumulated over many years, which were found in discarded piles of junk – the refuse of 19th and 20th century technology.  These items are incorporated into my allowing viewers another perspective, and the objects another life. The art is always…Read More

“No Boundaries”

This exhibition of Scott Bakal’s work contains a selection his most awarded commercial pieces and his current personal ongoing gallery/narrative projects. Whether making art for an editorial, work of fiction or personal narrative, Scott’s imagery is always pulled from a very intimate point of view, often to comment on things socially and politically charged. It…Read More

“Mysticism: Mundanity”

The subject matter of Bresnahan’s work resides not within the details of the photographic print -details oft ignored, taken for granted, or perhaps never seen – but within one’s own vision and interpretation of what those details represent. Every subject, no matter how seemingly ordinary, embodies a unique and unexpected potential. But, in order for…Read More


Since the Fall of 2010 my work has addressed Judith Butler’s theories regarding performed identity and how they relate to popular culture, new media, and cultural symbolism. The consistent appearance of collage and image layering within the work is meant to be a reflection of how individuals consume and process material from our environment. Some…Read More

College of Art, Media, and Design Senior Show 2012

This annual exhibition showcases student work from the past academic year, in the fields of design (graphic and web-based), art, animation, videography and photography. It represents the many ways our students engage with their future professions and the world at large.

Faculty Show

This exhibition features recent work by full and part time faculty in the Department of Art + Design. As the interests and areas of focus vary among our faculty, so too does the work in the exhibition. It represents a cross section of the types of media and the various ways of working pursued by…Read More


Since its inception in the fall of 1978, the Children’s Center has strived to provide the Northeastern University community with high quality child care. With a professional staff of educated and experienced teachers and help from college student assistants, the children gain valuable social skills and develop their intellectual and physical abilities through engaging, hands-on…Read More

Neal Rantoul

This exhibition shows some of the work made by Northeastern photography professor Neal Rantoul over the past thirty years while teaching at Northeastern. He is retiring this coming January, but will continue to photograph. “As a career artist and teacher for over 40 years it gives me great pleasure to be able to show this…Read More

The Witness Project

The Witness Project is a site-specific installation that portrays the spiritual aftermath of Ground Zero, NYC through the physicality of the site’s perimeter. The large-scale charcoal drawings represent the remaining architecture of the buildings that surrounded the site where the twin towers fell.  Original music and interviews with neighbors, rescue workers and a priest bring…Read More

Color In Freedom

Holston captures the spiritual and emotional essence of a journey which is an essential part of his own history. During this very personal undertaking, he could almost feel the slaves’ dread of capture, degradation of enslavement, terror of escape and exhilaration of freedom. His strong sense of connection to this subject deepened his commitment to…Read More

American Patterns

Andrew Woodward’s exhibition, “American Patterns”, features America though local fauna and through the eyes of the artist.  Centered on his landmark series, “Fifty State Animals,” the exhibition also includes works of regional nature and architectural intrigue. In, “Fifty State Animals,” official state animal symbols unite upon fifty vibrant patterned backgrounds. Together, they create a harmony…Read More

College of Art, Media, and Design Senior Show 2011

The visual arts are central to human expression and communication.  As digital technologies transform and expand artistic practice, production, and dissemination, the ability to understand and use visual language becomes an ever more essential part of our daily life. The art on display in this annual exhibit, curated by the members of the faculty, features the best student…Read More

What Is Contained

Deborah Davidson    Laura Davidson   Jesseca Ferguson Peter Madden   Amanda Nelsen   Rosamond Purcell There is something profound about the object of a book, which has remained unchanged for centuries.  The book as a container of ideas, narrative, images, and text is ever compelling for artists, designers, writers, and for those who critique and understand culture.  The…Read More

Rick Berry

Massachusetts based artist, Rick Berry, is internationally recognized for his unique and powerful “expressionist figurative” works.  Executed without models, photography or preliminary drawing, his process is one of discovery in the medium. Berry’s paintings blend mythic and visionary themes with a strong social vision. The human body is the lyrical evocation of anything from emotional narratives…Read More

Art and Music

Since its inception in the fall of 1978, the Children’s Center has strived to provide Northeastern University and its community with high quality child care. With a professional staff of educated and experienced teachers and help from college student assistants, the children gain valuable social skills and develop their intellectual and physical abilities through engaging,…Read More

Roger Marino

A self-taught artist, Roger Marino has painted as an avocation for the past few years. Rarely employing canvas, he creates his richly colored art on household objects, such as stools, ottomans, and cigar boxes. Marino renders his bright abstracts and strong geometric patterns in acrylic paints finished with an epoxy coat, and describes his process…Read More

Joy of Joyblins

The themes and style of Liang’s creative work started to take shape during his high school years. Liang’s friends found them to be quite fantastic, even bizarre. Little did they know that his creatures were drawn from his dreams where they moved freely in space, full of joy, their forms changing at will. Since then,…Read More

Double Vision

Although elements of each artist’s styles is mirrored in the pieces, their process for creating the works is not “previsioned,” said Tonnesen. The two discuss what they generally want to do and let the process take over; occasionally Wisdumb starts with a painting and hands it off to Tonnesen or Tonnesen folds a sheet of…Read More

Shades of Greatness

Major League Baseball Hall of Famers like Joe Morgan, Willie Mays and Reggie Jackson might not have plaques in Cooperstown were it not for their baseball ancestors who played in the Negro Leagues between 1920 and 1960. Now, members of the Northeastern and greater Boston communities have a chance to discover Negro League stars such…Read More

Marking Time

Painter, photographer, and printmaker Dorothy Braudy explores both the freezing of a moment via photography and the deep meditation on that moment allowed by painting. “Marking Time” features boldly colored paintings, based on black-and-white family snapshots, that present a vibrant visual memoir both historical and reimagined.

Cartooning for Peace

The 86 editorial cartoons that make up this exhibit were drawn by members of the international organization, Cartooning for Peace. The organization grew out of a United Nation symposium, “Unlearning Intolerance,” held in October 2006 in reaction to the violent outcry over cartoon depictions of the prophet Muhammad published in the Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten. The…Read More

College of Art, Media, and Design Senior Show 2010

The visual arts are central to human expression and communication. As digital technologies transform and expand artistic practice, production, and dissemination, the ability to understand and use visual language becomes an ever more essential part of our daily life. This annual exhibit features some of the best student work from all levels within the Department…Read More

Welcome to Our World

This annual ISSI Carnevale exhibit features art, artifacts, calligraphy, and photographs that reflect the home countries of our international student community. Student leaders join others to provide a glimpse into the multifaceted dimensions of their own personal collection of treasures.

Annual Faculty Exhibition

The Annual Faculty Exhibition recognizes the artistic and academic excellence of Northeastern University’s celebrated Art + Design faculty. Exhibited work will include painting, photography, print, graphic design, installation, sculpture, and video.

Internal Journey

The African American Master Artists in Residence Program (AAMARP) is a center of excellence in multicultural visual and performing arts dedicated to creating an enriching cultural environment for a diverse community through exhibitions, concerts, performances, lectures and workshops. Founded in 1977 by Dana Chandler, AAMARP today provides studio spaces for artists whose works has made…Read More

All About Us

Since its inception in the fall of 1978, the Children’s Center has strived to provide the Northeastern University community with high quality child care. This year’s exhibit continues a long standing tradition of exhibiting the children’s artwork that allows the rest of the Northeastern community to glimpse into the children’s world. Realizing that preschool age…Read More

Is Everything Black and White?

Many of the works in “Is Everything Black and White?” are from the school of Superrealism, in which the artist seeks to create a work with the appearance and impact of a photograph. Arthur Goldberg found himself drawn to the Superrealists because their aesthetic reflected an element of artistic skill that he valued highly from…Read More


Touch, Tim Murdoch’s first interactive installation, includes many motorized wooden fingers that tap on glass. The motion and sound capture the audience’s attention and draw them into the artwork.Who’s That is a piece that engages the audience directly. It is composed of a series of mirrors mounted to springs and attached to the wall. At…Read More

Runners at the Corners

In this exhibit, Boston resident and artist Ian Kennelly shows a love of baseball through drawings and gouache paintings. Although Kennelly has been a Red Sox fan since he moved here more than 19 years ago, expressing his affection for the sport on canvas proved difficult when he initially started working on the series. Many people, especially in…Read More

Jessica Scranton’s Sudan

International photographer Jessica Scranton shoots for magazines,  designers,  public health and non-governmental organizations. This exhibit features photographs she took in Sudan focused on the children at Akon School of Girls, a school established with the help of My Sister’s Keeper, a non-profit organization in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Scranton’s photographs invite us into the real lives of Sudanese girls. Sudanese children…Read More

Andrew Neumann

Andrew Neumann is a Boston-based artist who works in a variety of media, including sculpture, electronic/interactive music, and film and video installation. In 2004 he received a Guggenheim Fellowship. He has had solo shows at bitforms Gallery in New York City, the DeCordova Museum, Howard Yezerski Gallery, and the Boston Cyberarts Festivals in 2003 and…Read More

College of Art, Media, and Design Senior Show 2009

The Northeastern University Department of Art + Design displays a collection of artwork by students enrolled in the department’s program. This exhibit features students works in different artistic genres and media. The exhibit opens with a gallery reception on April 1 and is followed by the Faux Arts Ball.

Welcome to Our World

Northeastern University’s International Student & Scholar Institute celebrates ISSI Carnevale with an eclectic, artistic showcase of masks, wood carvings, ceramics, gems, textiles, and a special photograph exhibit from Beijing. Collected from the countries of Northeastern’s international student community, the personal treasures reflect history, heritage, and home.  

Kala India!

Northeastern’s International Student & Scholar Institute and the Indian graduate student group Sanskriti jointly present an exhibit of India art: textiles, crafts, silk prints, sculture, and more-a colorful interweaving of cultural, historical, spiritual, and philosophical elements.

Against the Wall

Northeastern University faculty from the Art + Design Department display their artistic creations in Gallery 360, as part of the Against the Wall exhibit. Their works include a diverse collection of paintings, photography, sculpture, and mixed media.  

Legacy Mixed Media Exhibit

The African-American Master Artists in Residence at Northeastern are 13 visual artists who work in different media, have widely differing styles, and come to their art from different backgrounds. But all are storytellers who seek to relate  part of the ever-evolving narrative, that of the African diaspora. From Ralph Beach’s watercolors of the Lost Boys…Read More

Art in Ireland

A group of Northeastern students, led by art professor Mira Cantor, traveled abroad last summer to create art for Art in Ireland. The students who travelled to Ireland are: Katherine Coleman, Jaclyn Cunningham, Jaime Klein, Sean McDermott, Meredith McKelvey, Meg Lynch, Marc Pellegrino, Loraine Peone, Clara Rice, Nicholle Richard, Alex Turnwall, Michael Viera, Christina Voll, Zohar…Read More

Art NU

Art NU, winner of the 2005 President’s Aspiration Award, presented the Fifth Annual Staff & Faculty Art Exhibit. The exhibit featured paintings, photography, and other creative works by Northeastern faculty, staff and administrators. The annual event is sponsored by the Office of the Provost.  

A Diary of Healing

When Mary Ann Nilan was diagnosed with breast cancer, she chose to have her story documented. A Diary of Healing is the candid chronicle of her personal journey. The series of 48 sequential photographs by artist Christopher Capozziello communicates the stark reality of a life-threatening illness. The exhibit was sponsored by Colleges Against Cancer, the Pre-Med…Read More

Wild Ones

Wild Ones, the inaugural exhibition at Gallery 360, brought to roaring life an array of imaginative and mechanistic art pieces by Michael Ulman, AS ’00. His tactile metal work may appear to be an unconventional homage to the race car or motorcycle—icons of speed, power, and masculinity. Closer examination reveals just how unconventional his pieces…Read More