Herter Art Gallery

Herter Art Gallery The oldest exhibition space on campus, Herter Gallery is a significant landmark in the cultural history of the region. It supports the teaching mission of the Department of Art, to which it belongs, by pioneering and redefining contemporary art.

Herter Gallery is the oldest exhibition space on the UMass campus. Its primary purpose is to arrange for the display and study of works of art consonant with the educational mission of the university’s Art Department. It is a mission predicated on the belief that the awareness, appreciation, and understanding of works of art are essential elements of a liberal arts education. The principal aim of the Gallery’s exhibition program, is to explore and encourage experimental approaches in the presentation of contemporary visual art, particularly those approaches that reflect the Gallery’s commitment to the multi-disciplinary study of art and culture. Exhibitions presented by the Gallery’s staff will focus on a broad range of work created by both established and emerging artists, as well as regularly scheduled exhibitions by students and faculty from within the Art Department. Beyond these rather general parameters, there is a recognition by Herter Art Gallery of the expanded definition of the gallery’s role as a major cultural resource, making art, ideas, and the social context they represent, accessible to a diverse constituency. Increasingly, a growing number of disciplines within the humanities have come to recognize that the visual arts have a unique capacity to create shared experiences, with galleries becoming in the process, powerful transmitters of ideas and shapers of values in society. Exhibition facilities such as Herter, can therefore become ideal places for achieving this, by facilitating an encounter between viewer and objects that may, hopefully, correspond to some aspect of their lives, and touch them in new and unexpected ways. it is the mission of Herter Art Gallery to establish a forum betwen the humanities and sciences for the discussion of important issues in that can contribute to the intellectual life of the university, and the larger community which it serves.

An update on our next show!
04/29/2019

An update on our next show!

Thank you to everyone who came to the MFA Thesis opening tonight! The artwork by Kristy and Nick is awesome! The show wi...
04/04/2019

Thank you to everyone who came to the MFA Thesis opening tonight! The artwork by Kristy and Nick is awesome! The show will be up until April 14th!

03/28/2019

One week until our next show opens! Up next we have two MFA Thesis shows by Kritsy Childress and Nick Criscuolo! Opening reception is April 3rd at 5!

Our next show is opening April 3rd at 5pm! Here's a sneak peek of some of Nick Criscuolo's work from his installation Me...
03/21/2019

Our next show is opening April 3rd at 5pm! Here's a sneak peek of some of Nick Criscuolo's work from his installation Meat Space!

Our next show is an MFA Thesis show featuring Nick Criscuolo and Kristy Childress! This show opens April 3rd at 5!
03/18/2019

Our next show is an MFA Thesis show featuring Nick Criscuolo and Kristy Childress! This show opens April 3rd at 5!

03/18/2019

Our first show of the semester, A/E: Body In Flux, ends on Sunday! If you haven't seen it yet stop by the gallery ☺️

Hours: Monday-Friday 11-1
Sunday 1-4

Thank you to everyone who came to the opening of our first show of the semester! We hope enjoyed it as much as we did!#a...
02/21/2019

Thank you to everyone who came to the opening of our first show of the semester! We hope enjoyed it as much as we did!

#ae #AEBODYINFLUX #BODYINFLUX #BODY #EFFECTED #AFFECTED #AFFECTEDOBJECT #EFFECTEDOBJECT #BODYOBJECT #Tonyreamer #Katebrehm #kathrynfanelli #benjaminheller #vickquezada #jessicascott #chaeheeyoon #curatorialshow

A/E: Body In Flux opens TONIGHT!! Stop by the gallery from 5-7!Pictured: The Poofs by Kate Brehm#ae #AEBODYINFLUX #BODYI...
02/20/2019

A/E: Body In Flux opens TONIGHT!! Stop by the gallery from 5-7!

Pictured: The Poofs by Kate Brehm

#ae #AEBODYINFLUX #BODYINFLUX #BODY #EFFECTED #AFFECTED #AFFECTEDOBJECT #EFFECTEDOBJECT #BODYOBJECT #Tonyreamer #Katebrehm #kathrynfanelli #benjaminheller #vickquezada #jessicascott #chaeheeyoon #curatorialshow

Come see A/E: Body In Flux tomorrow at 5!Pictured: Bloom by Jessica Scott#ae #AEBODYINFLUX #BODYINFLUX #BODY #EFFECTED #...
02/19/2019

Come see A/E: Body In Flux tomorrow at 5!

Pictured: Bloom by Jessica Scott

#ae #AEBODYINFLUX #BODYINFLUX #BODY #EFFECTED #AFFECTED #AFFECTEDOBJECT #EFFECTEDOBJECT #BODYOBJECT #Tonyreamer #Katebrehm #kathrynfanelli #benjaminheller #vickquezada #jessicascott #chaeheeyoon #curatorialshow

Here is another sneak peek of our upcoming show A/E: Body In Flux. Come visit the opening on Wednesday at 5!Pictured: Ja...
02/18/2019

Here is another sneak peek of our upcoming show A/E: Body In Flux. Come visit the opening on Wednesday at 5!

Pictured: Jacket 26 by Anthony Reamer

#ae #AEBODYINFLUX #BODYINFLUX #BODY #EFFECTED #AFFECTED #AFFECTEDOBJECT #EFFECTEDOBJECT #BODYOBJECT #Tonyreamer #Katebrehm #kathrynfanelli #benjaminheller #vickquezada #jessicascott #chaeheeyoon #curatorialshow

Here is another sneak peek from A/E: Body In Flux opening Wednesday at 5! Pictured: Lovemaker Series by Katheryn Fanelli...
02/15/2019

Here is another sneak peek from A/E: Body In Flux opening Wednesday at 5!

Pictured: Lovemaker Series by Katheryn Fanelli

#ae #AEBODYINFLUX #BODYINFLUX #BODY #EFFECTED #AFFECTED #AFFECTEDOBJECT #EFFECTEDOBJECT #BODYOBJECT #Tonyreamer #Katebrehm #kathrynfanelli #benjaminheller #vickquezada #jessicascott #chaeheeyoon #curatorialshow

We are so excited for our upcoming show, A/E: Body In Flux. Here is a sneak peek featuring one of the seven artists in t...
02/14/2019

We are so excited for our upcoming show, A/E: Body In Flux. Here is a sneak peek featuring one of the seven artists in the show, Benjamin Heller! A/E: Body In Flux opens Wednesday, February 20th at 5pm!

#ae #AEBODYINFLUX #BODYINFLUX #BODY #EFFECTED #AFFECTED #AFFECTEDOBJECT #EFFECTEDOBJECT #BODYOBJECT #Tonyreamer #Katebrehm #kathrynfanelli #benjaminheller #vickquezada #jessicascott #chaeheeyoon #curatorialshow

We hope everyone had a wonderful winter break! Our first show of the semester will be A/E: Body In Flux. All are welcome...
02/05/2019

We hope everyone had a wonderful winter break! Our first show of the semester will be A/E: Body In Flux. All are welcome to the opening reception on February 20th at 5pm.

#ae #AEBODYINFLUX #BODYINFLUX #BODY #EFFECTED #AFFECTED #AFFECTEDOBJECT #EFFECTEDOBJECT #BODYOBJECT #Tonyreamer #Katebrehm #kathrynfanelli #benjaminheller #vickquezada #jessicascott #chaeheeyoon #curatorialshow

Some photos from our current show Vulnerability and Clusters, which are two BFA Thesis shows! Vulnerability consists of ...
12/11/2018

Some photos from our current show Vulnerability and Clusters, which are two BFA Thesis shows! Vulnerability consists of photos and paintings by Caroline O'Connor and Clusters consists of ceramics by Derrick Martin. This show will be up until Friday, December 14th!

Some photos from our previous show Without a Trace: Breaking Borders by Melanie A. Griffith. This show was a BFA Thesis ...
12/11/2018

Some photos from our previous show Without a Trace: Breaking Borders by Melanie A. Griffith. This show was a BFA Thesis show. Thank you to everyone who came. Melanie's artwork looked great!

Some photos from our MFA Thesis show Alter/Altar! Thanks to everyone who came and supported the show, and shout out to t...
12/11/2018

Some photos from our MFA Thesis show Alter/Altar! Thanks to everyone who came and supported the show, and shout out to the artists for all of their hard work!

It’s a beautiful day! Drop by Herter Gallery until 4 and see The Colored Bone China by Juana Valdes.#thecoloredbonechi...
10/10/2018

It’s a beautiful day! Drop by Herter Gallery until 4 and see The Colored Bone China by Juana Valdes.
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#contemporaryart #multidisciplinary #printmaking #photography #installation #sculpture #colonialism #trade #globalization #studioarts #gallery #umass #umassamherst #amherst @jvaldesart @umass_art @umasshfa @umass_artdepartment #thecoloredbonechina #latinxartists #porcelein #bonechina #ceramics #cubanamerican #migration #chinatrade @umass_museum_umca @umassarthistory

*Watch this space* Moving work in for Juana Valdes’s The Colored Bone China opening October 3rd, 2018, and oh btw, we ...
09/28/2018

*Watch this space* Moving work in for Juana Valdes’s The Colored Bone China opening October 3rd, 2018, and oh btw, we got new floors this summer!!
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October 3 - 30, 2018
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#contemporaryart #multidisciplinary #printmaking #photography #installation #sculpture #colonialism #trade #globalization #studioarts #gallery #umass #umassamherst #amherst @jvaldesart @umass_art @umasshfa @umass_artdepartment #thecoloredbonechina #latinxartists #porcelein #bonechina #ceramics #cubanamerican #migration #chinatrade @umass_museum_umca @umassarthistory

*Watch this space* Cleaning up the wall for Juana Valdes’s The Colored Bone China opening October 3rd, 2018. ..October...
09/28/2018

*Watch this space* Cleaning up the wall for Juana Valdes’s The Colored Bone China opening October 3rd, 2018. .
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October 3 - 30, 2018
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#contemporaryart #multidisciplinary #printmaking #photography #installation #sculpture #colonialism #trade #globalization #studioarts #gallery #umass #umassamherst #amherst @jvaldesart @umass_art @umasshfa @umass_artdepartment #thecoloredbonechina #latinxartists #porcelein #bonechina #ceramics #cubanamerican #migration #chinatrade @umass_museum_umca @umassarthistory

*Watch this space* Cleaning up the wall for Juana Valdes’s The Colored Bone China opening October 3rd, 2018. ..October...
09/28/2018

*Watch this space* Cleaning up the wall for Juana Valdes’s The Colored Bone China opening October 3rd, 2018. .
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October 3 - 30, 2018
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#contemporaryart #multidisciplinary #printmaking #photography #installation #sculpture #colonialism #trade #globalization #studioarts #gallery #umass #umassamherst #amherst @jvaldesart @umass_art @umasshfa @umass_artdepartment #thecoloredbonechina #latinxartists #porcelein #bonechina #ceramics #cubanamerican #migration #chinatrade @umass_museum_umca @umassarthistory

09/25/2018

We are SO excited for our next exhibit, Juana Valdes: The Colored Bone China. Juana joined the art department faculty a couple of years ago and this is her first exhibit on campus! The show opens on October 3rd at 5pm and is on till October 30th. Join us in celebrating the awesome @jvaldesart and her work! To learn more about her, visit www.juanamvaldes.com

05/15/2018

We can never get enough of this refreshing Strawberry and Basil infused ice water. Thank you, UMass Catering!

05/15/2018

The art was amazing, so was the food! Award-winning UMass Catering never fails to deliver its mouth-watering goodness! What do we have here? Mezze platter with grilled artichokes, asparagus, toasted hummus, fresh mozzarella, etc., smoked salmon on cucumber with creme fraiche, bruschetta, and more!

05/15/2018

We’re a little late with the photos, but woah, what a great reception we had on Saturday!

05/15/2018

We’re a little late with the photos, but woah, what a great reception we had on Saturday!

04/30/2018

ENDS TODAY! 11-4PM

Three BFA Thesis Exhibitions
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PARKER PHELPS, NICOLE SINGER, GUSTAVO RODRIGUEZ
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Show Duration: April 24 – 30, 2018.
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Gustavo Rodriguez
Exhibition: Planet 9-X
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#bfa #bfathesisshow #herter #hertergallery #umass #umassamherst #umassamherstart #studioarts #contemporyart #oncampus #public #freeadmission #video #installation #studioarts #art #detailshots #ceramics

04/30/2018

ENDS TODAY! 11-4PM

Three BFA Thesis Exhibitions
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PARKER PHELPS, NICOLE SINGER, GUSTAVO RODRIGUEZ
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Show Duration: April 24 – 30, 2018.
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Parker Phelps
Exhibition: all through the house
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#bfa #bfathesisshow #herter #hertergallery #umass #umassamherst #umassamherstart #studioarts #contemporyart #oncampus #public #freeadmission #video #installation #studioarts #art #detailshots #ceramics

@10feettall @umasshfa @umassfac @umass_artdepartment @umass_art @umasssai

04/30/2018

ENDS TODAY! 11-4PM

Three BFA Thesis Exhibitions
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PARKER PHELPS, NICOLE SINGER, GUSTAVO RODRIGUEZ
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Show Duration: April 24 – 30, 2018.
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Gustavo Rodriguez
Exhibition: Planet 9-X
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#bfa #bfathesisshow #herter #hertergallery #umass #umassamherst #umassamherstart #studioarts #contemporyart #oncampus #public #freeadmission #video #installation #studioarts #art #detailshots #ceramics

@gustav2095 @umasshfa @umassfac @umass_artdepartment @umass_art @umasssai

04/30/2018

ENDS TODAY! 11-4PM

Three BFA Thesis Exhibitions
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PARKER PHELPS, NICOLE SINGER, GUSTAVO RODRIGUEZ
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Show Duration: April 24 – 30, 2018.
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#bfa #bfathesisshow #herter #hertergallery #umass #umassamherst #umassamherstart #studioarts #contemporyart #oncampus #public #freeadmission #video #installation #studioarts #art #detailshots #ceramics

@10feettall @umasshfa @umassfac @umass_artdepartment @umass_art @umasssai

04/30/2018

ENDS TODAY! 11-4PM

Three BFA Thesis Exhibitions
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PARKER PHELPS, NICOLE SINGER, GUSTAVO RODRIGUEZ
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Show Duration: April 24 – 30, 2018.
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Parker Phelps
Exhibition: all through the house
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#bfa #bfathesisshow #herter #hertergallery #umass #umassamherst #umassamherstart #studioarts #contemporyart #oncampus #public #freeadmission #video #installation #studioarts #art #detailshots #ceramics

@10feettall @umasshfa @umassfac @umass_artdepartment @umass_art @umasssai

Last night's second 2018 BFA Thesis Show #openingreception at Herter Gallery would not have been possible without everyo...
04/25/2018

Last night's second 2018 BFA Thesis Show #openingreception at Herter Gallery would not have been possible without everyone's support! Thank you!

Three BFA Thesis Exhibitions
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PARKER PHELPS, NICOLE SINGER, GUSTAVO RODRIGUEZ
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Show Duration: April 24 – 30, 2018.
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#bfa #bfathesisshow #herter #hertergallery #umass #umassamherst #umassamherstart #studioarts #contemporaryart #oncampus #public #freeadmission #video #installation #studioarts #art #detailshots #ceramics #painting #intermedia #animation @ Herter Art Gallery

Last night's second 2018 BFA Thesis Show #openingreception at Herter Gallery would not have been possible without everyo...
04/25/2018

Last night's second 2018 BFA Thesis Show #openingreception at Herter Gallery would not have been possible without everyone's support! Thank you!

Three BFA Thesis Exhibitions
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PARKER PHELPS, NICOLE SINGER, GUSTAVO RODRIGUEZ .
Show Duration: April 24 – 30, 2018.
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#bfa #bfathesisshow #herter #hertergallery #umass #umassamherst #umassamherstart #studioarts #contemporaryart #oncampus #public #freeadmission #video #installation #studioarts #art #detailshots #ceramics #painting #intermedia #animation @ Herter Art Gallery

Opening TOMORROW:.Three BFA Thesis Exhibitions.PARKER PHELPS, NICOLE SINGER, GUSTAVO RODRIGUEZ .OPENING RECEPTION: APRIL...
04/23/2018

Opening TOMORROW:
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Three BFA Thesis Exhibitions
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PARKER PHELPS, NICOLE SINGER, GUSTAVO RODRIGUEZ .
OPENING RECEPTION: APRIL 24, 2018 ; 5-7 PM
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Come join us for an evening of celebration and refreshments!

Show Duration: April 24 – 30, 2018.
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#bfa #bfathesisshow #herter #hertergallery #umass #umassamherst #umassamherstart #studioarts #contemporaryart #oncampus #public #freeadmission #allthroughthehouse #video #installation #studioarts #art #detailshots @ Herter Art Gallery

Opening TOMORROW:.Three BFA Thesis Exhibitions.PARKER PHELPS, NICOLE SINGER, GUSTAVO RODRIGUEZ .OPENING RECEPTION: APRIL...
04/23/2018

Opening TOMORROW:
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Three BFA Thesis Exhibitions
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PARKER PHELPS, NICOLE SINGER, GUSTAVO RODRIGUEZ .
OPENING RECEPTION: APRIL 24, 2018 ; 5-7 PM

Come join us for an evening of celebration and refreshments!

Show Duration: April 24 – 30, 2018.

#bfa #bfathesisshow #herter #hertergallery #umass #umassamherst #umassamherstart #studioarts #contemporaryart #oncampus #public #freeadmission #installation #studioarts #art

Last night's #BFAThesisShow opening reception showcasing work by Steph Cochran, Kaila D'Onfro, and Wesley Talbot!The sho...
04/18/2018

Last night's #BFAThesisShow opening reception showcasing work by Steph Cochran, Kaila D'Onfro, and Wesley Talbot!

The show is up until FRIDAY April 20th 4pm!

Show Duration: April 17 - April 20, 2018

Exhibition: Ritual and Repetition
Artist: Kaila D'Onfro

#404 #stained #ritualandrepetition
#bfa #herter #hertergallery #umass #umassamherst #umassamherstart #studioarts #contemporaryart #oncampus #public #freeadmission #openingnight #openingreception @ Herter Art Gallery

Last night's #BFAThesisShow opening reception showcasing work by Steph Cochran, Kaila D'Onfro, and Wesley Talbot!The sho...
04/18/2018

Last night's #BFAThesisShow opening reception showcasing work by Steph Cochran, Kaila D'Onfro, and Wesley Talbot!

The show is up until FRIDAY April 20th 4pm!

Show Duration: April 17 - April 20, 2018

Exhibition: 404
Artist: Wesley Talbot

#404 #stained #ritualandrepetition
#bfa #herter #hertergallery #umass #umassamherst #umassamherstart #studioarts #contemporaryart #oncampus #public #freeadmission #openingnight #openingreception @ Herter Art Gallery

Last night's #BFAThesisShow opening reception showcasing work by Steph Cochran, Kaila D'Onfro, and Wesley Talbot!The sho...
04/18/2018

Last night's #BFAThesisShow opening reception showcasing work by Steph Cochran, Kaila D'Onfro, and Wesley Talbot!

The show is up until FRIDAY April 20th 4pm!

Show Duration: April 17 - April 20, 2018

Exhibition: Stained
Artist: Steph Cochran

#404 #stained #ritualandrepetition
#bfa #herter #hertergallery #umass #umassamherst #umassamherstart #studioarts #contemporaryart #oncampus #public #freeadmission #openingnight #openingreception @ Herter Art Gallery

About last night... Thank you for everyone's support last night at the #BFAThesisShow Opening Reception for Steph Cochra...
04/18/2018

About last night... Thank you for everyone's support last night at the #BFAThesisShow Opening Reception for Steph Cochran, Kaila D'Onfro, and Wesley Talbot!

The show is up until FRIDAY April 20th 4pm!

Show Duration: April 17 - April 20, 2018

#404 #stained #ritualandrepetition
#bfa #herter #hertergallery #umass #umassamherst #umassamherstart #studioarts #contemporaryart #oncampus #public #freeadmission #openingnight #openingreception

OPENING RECEPTION TODAY5PM - 7PMApril 17th, 2018Refreshments and food will be served!Exhibit: 404Artist: Wesley Talbot#b...
04/17/2018

OPENING RECEPTION TODAY
5PM - 7PM
April 17th, 2018

Refreshments and food will be served!

Exhibit: 404
Artist: Wesley Talbot

#bfa #bfathesisshow #herter #hertergallery #umass #umassamherst #umassamherstart #studioarts #contemporaryart #oncampus #public #freeadmission #stained #detailshots #untitled @ Herter Art Gallery

OPENING RECEPTION TODAY5PM - 7PMApril 17th, 2018Refreshments and food will be served!Exhibit: 404Artist: Wesley Talbot#b...
04/17/2018

OPENING RECEPTION TODAY
5PM - 7PM
April 17th, 2018

Refreshments and food will be served!

Exhibit: 404
Artist: Wesley Talbot

#bfa #bfathesisshow #herter #hertergallery #umass #umassamherst #umassamherstart #studioarts #contemporaryart #oncampus #public #freeadmission #stained #detailshots #untitled @ Herter Art Gallery

OPENING RECEPTION TODAY5PM - 7PMApril 17th, 2018Refreshments and food will be served!Exhibit: Ritual and RepetitionArtis...
04/17/2018

OPENING RECEPTION TODAY
5PM - 7PM
April 17th, 2018

Refreshments and food will be served!

Exhibit: Ritual and Repetition
Artist: Kaila D'Onfro

Purple
Digital Video
2018

#bfa #bfathesisshow #herter #hertergallery #umass #umassamherst #umassamherstart #studioarts #contemporaryart #oncampus #public #freeadmission #stained #detailshots #media #stills @ Herter Art Gallery

OPENING RECEPTION TODAY5PM - 7PMApril 17th, 2018Refreshments and food will be served!Exhibit: StainedArtist: Steph Cochr...
04/17/2018

OPENING RECEPTION TODAY
5PM - 7PM
April 17th, 2018

Refreshments and food will be served!

Exhibit: Stained
Artist: Steph Cochran

#bfa #bfathesisshow #herter #hertergallery #umass #umassamherst #umassamherstart #studioarts #contemporaryart #oncampus #public #freeadmission #stained #detailshots #makeup @ Herter Art Gallery

It’s happening... #install for Kaila D’Onfro’s #BFAThesisshow, Ritual and Repetition. Opening tomorrow, April 17th...
04/17/2018

It’s happening... #install for Kaila D’Onfro’s #BFAThesisshow, Ritual and Repetition. Opening tomorrow, April 17th, at 11am. Reception tomorrow at 5 pm. #thesisshow #artexhibition #umassamherstart #umassamherst #installation #contemporaryart #gallery

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