Art Galleries

Conlon Media Wall

The Conlon Hall Media Wall is a digital HD video display measuring 6 feet by 10 feet that showcases creative work from students, faculty, alumni and regional artists. The Media Wall is located in the lobby of Conlon Industrial Technology building on Highland Ave.

The Wall Talk is an opportunity for the artist to visit campus and explain the featured work. All are invited to attend and ask questions, or simply sit and listen, while enjoying complimentary refreshments.

Hammond Hall Art Gallery

The art gallery is located in the G-level of Hammond Hall Campus Center.

Reversible Floating Spaces
Marina Thompson

Exhibition | Sept. 6 to Oct. 26
Gallery Talk | Sept. 21 at 3:30 PM | Reception to follow

Subsequent Antecedents by Marina Thompson
"Subsequent Antecedents" by Marina Thompson

Thompson's paintings explore a richly layered, abstracted, and introspective experience of her encounters and conversations with people, with herself, and with the world. This colorful and graphic work merges printmaking with oil paint, gouache, flashe, and the ancient art of encaustic.

After years of working in the field of illustration, illuminating words with images, Thompson is now imaging patterns of communication and human interaction. Her paintings record an abstracted, layered and introspective experience of her encounters and conversations with people, with herself, and with the world.

"Good communication requires kinetic creativity: many layers of light, color, texture, balance, nuance, and surprise," the artist says. "Pattern and repetition, rhythm and interruption are a big part of what make up our lives. Geometry helps us make sense of the world."

The pulse of color and the play of light and texture are constant sources of stimulation for her. Color creates light, light creates form. Thompson's paintings explore depth, energy and movement with illusions of volume, space, light and time.

Learn more about the artist at her website.

The Gallery at Sanders

GEMS from The Fitchburg Art Museum

The Fitchburg Art Museum celebrates a cooperative relationship with Fitchburg State University by presenting this exhibition of gems from the Museum’s photography collection, which numbers over 650 prints. Featured here is work produced in America since the end of World War II by artists who made photography a major creative force in the late 20th century.

This exhibition focuses mainly on New England photographers and teachers. Photographers include Paul Caponigro, Robert Fay, B. A. King, Christopher James, Jane Tuckerman, and Bradford Washburn. Photographer-teachers include Peter Laytin (FSU), his teacher Minor White (MIT), Stephen DiRado (Clark University), Harold Edgerton (MIT), Carl Chiarenza (formerly at BU, now retired from University of Rochester), Arno Minkkinen (UMass Lowell), Chester Michalik (retired from Smith College), and Aaron Siskind (RISD).

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