Public Art on the Tufts University Medford Campus
In May of 2012 the Tufts University Art Gallery launched a pilot for
an outdoor public art program. The gallery hopes to continue this
series with many more modern and contemporary sculptures to be
installed in highly trafficked locations on the Medford campus.
Sponsored by the Tufts University Art Gallery, generous donations
from individual donors and installation support from Tufts
Current Public Art Installations
Tufts Public Art Flash Collective with Avram Finkelstein
On March 26 & 27, 2015 the Tufts University Art Gallery and the Tisch College of
Citizenship and Public Service at Tufts will host a workshop to produce a public art
project for the Tufts' Medford campus, informed by the themes of the "Race, Inequality,
and Action" forum organized by the Provost's Office.
|Future site of the Flash Collective "billboard" on Talbot Avenue,
near the corner of Latin Way, downhill side of the Mayer Campus Center.
information on this forum >
The workshop will take the form of a "flash collective" led by New York-based activist
artist Avram Finkelstein (and Tufts-SMFA alum), who is best known for his work with the
artist's collective Gran Fury during the 1980s-90s AIDS epidemic in the U.S.
Learn more about Finkelstein,
his past Flash Collectives and other work >
Students from all academic disciplines and Tufts Schools are encouraged to apply.
No prior experience with or training in art is required, although those with knowledge
of graphic design and/or Photoshop and Illustrator programs are especially encouraged to apply.
This opportunity is only open to current members of the Tufts community and preference will
be given to undergraduate students. 15 to 17 participants will be chosen. You must be able
to attend the entire workshop to be eligible to apply.
If you are interested in getting involved, please check back at this website where an online
application available will be available as of March 4. The deadline to apply is Friday, March 13.
Participants will be announced on Monday, March 23. The workshop will start with a kick-off session
and dinner on Thursday, March 26 from 5:30 to 7:30pm and will continue from 9:30am to 5:30pm on
Friday, March 27 (breakfast and lunch will be provided).
This project is funded to date by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, the Tufts University Art
Gallery's Contemporary Art Circle, and the Tisch College of Citizenship and Public Service.
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