Previous Grant Recipients:

Mini Grants

2016-2017

$1,400 Life Lessons: The Films of Hermann Zschoche” / DEFA Film Library
Celebrating the life and work of German filmmaker Hermann Zschoche. Oct 30-Nov 6, 2016, UMass Amherst, Thatcher language House and Amherst Cinema
$1,300 “Dysfunctioning Just Fine / Department of Theater
An autobiographical one-woman musical about the life of a kinda gay and chronically ill woman. October 13-15, 2016 at 7:30 pm; Curtain Theater
$1,200 “Spring Awakening / Department of Theater
A thoughtful and provocative musical that tackles vital issues of access and education. April 12-15, 2017 at 7:30 pm; Curtain Theater
$1,500 “UMass Amherst Bach Festival and Symposium”/ Department of Music
A festival with three Bach concerts, with two performances of the Bach B Minor Mass  as the centerpiece and a symposium. April 21-23, 2017; Bezanson Recital Hall, Campus Center and Grace Episcopal Church.
$600 Gruesome Playground Injuries” / Department of Theater
A play by Pulitzer Prize finalist, Rajiv Joseph, that tells the story of two friends united in each other’s lives by injuries and accidents. Nov. 3-4. 2016; at 7:00 and 9:30 pm in FAC, Room# 204
$1,300 Diwali Night 2016” / Indian Students Association (RSO)
A cultural event celebrating the Indian festival of light. Oct 30; 6:00pm; Campus Center Auditorium.
$1,000 Frankenstein” / UMass Theater Guild (RSO)
A play by Austin Tichner based on the original book by Mary Shelley. Nov. 10-12, 2016; 7:00 pm and 12:00 pm; Bowker Auditorium.
$1,000 Starmites” / UMass Theater Guild (RSO)
A musical by the UMass Theater Guild. Nov. 3-7, 2016; 7:00 pm and 12:00 pm; Bartlett 65.
$600 Revolt. She Said. Revolt Again/ Department of Art                 
A play by Alice Birch that is a feminist call for action in all aspects of our lives. Dec. 7-9, 2016; 7:30 pm; FAC Room# 204
$350 Boulder Formations/ Department of Art
An exhibition exploring various rock forms, plant life and rivers. Dec. 14, 2016; Student Union Art Gallery
$250 New Play Reading/ Department of Theater
Open reading of Sarah Einspanier’s new play I Love Sean. April 8, 2017; 5:30 pm; Curtain Theater.
$620 “’Planet’ Animatic Screening & Art Thesis Exhibition / Department of Art
An exhibition that combines hand-drawn digital-cutout animatic with traditional kinesthetic animation. Dec. 16-18, 2016; 6:00pm; Lee Edwards Gallery                 
$400 “Technecology / Department of Art
A BFA Thesis exhibition portraying possibilities of nature and technology coexisting in today’s world. Dec. 18, 2016; 2:00-4:00 pm; Hampden Gallery
$500 “JUBILAT / Department of English
Distribution of the literary journal JUBILAT on campus. Fall Semester; Specific Locations on Campus
$465 “Painted Minerals / Department of Art
A BFA Thesis exhibition exploring valuable minerals in their natural state sharing their unique beauty. Dec.12-16, 2016; Student Union Art Gallery
$375 “With Greatest Love / Department of Art
A BFA Thesis exhibition on paintings inspired by the important memories that we consciously or subconsciously build up to form and strengthen the mental pictures of our family and friends. Dec. 12-16, 2016; Student Union Art Gallery.
$700 “2017 Spring Losar Celebration / UMass Students for a Free Tibet (SFT)
Cultural event to showcase Tibetan arts and culture to the UMass community and citizens residing in the Pioneer Valley region through Tibetan music, dance, traditional cuisine and art. March 4, 2017; Student Union Ballroom.
$375 “Flat but Sacred Illustration / Department of Dance
Thesis project inspired by the film maker Andrei Tarkovsky, specifically his book, Sculpting in Time, and his 1983 film Nostalghia. March 11 and April 20-22, 2017; School for Contemporary Dance and Thought (March 11) and outside Bowker Auditorium (April 20-22)
$500 “MFA Thesis exhibition / Department of Art
A MFA Thesis exhibition on intricately worked miniature paintings. April 29- May13, 2017; The Art Gallery at Nacul Center for Ecological Architecture
$800 “Mock Shaadi (Mock Pakistani Wedding) / Pakistani Students Organization (RSO)
A cultural event showcasing the weeklong activities practiced at a Pakistani Wedding into a single night. March 4, 2017; Student Union Ballroom
$800 “Guest Artist Visit/Quiara Alegria Hudes / Department of Theater
A semi-autobiographical play by Ms. Hudes about Elliott, an Iraq war veteran, who wrestles with nightmares from his time in combat as he explores a new career as an action movie hero on set in the country of Jordan. April 13, 2017; Rand Theater
$450 “Midway Show / Department of Art
Art exhibition focusing on papermaking to new digital arts, from large-scale painting to interactive outdoor installations. March 2-21, 2017; UMASS Amherst New York Professional Outreach Program
$1,200 “mOthertongue / Department of English
Creation and distribution of mOthertongue, a literary journal representing the culmination of the values held by Comparative Literature, including a broader global awareness, as well as increasing cultural sensitivity and emphasis on the importance of translation. April 28 through the end of Spring 2017
$950 “In Residence / Alive With Dance (RSO)
A performance that highlights the impending change that happens upon graduation.  April 20-22, 2017; Bowker Auditorium.                
$1,000 “36th Annual UMass Powwow / Native American Students Association (RSO)
An event to proudly celebrate the cultural heritage and honor ancestors of the Native Americans together with the UMass community. April 15, 2017; Curry Hicks Cage
$400 “3X (art.umass at large) / Department of Art
A MFA Thesis exhibition on      experiential     art     that     is     colorful,     fun, interactive     and     thought     provoking. April 28- May 6, 2017; The Baustein Building, Holyoke MA
$400 “Asian Night 2017 / Asian American Students Association (RSO)
A cultural event with live performances from UMass and Five-College Asian/Asian American students as well as two special and famous Asian American guest performers. April 22, 2017; 6:30-9:30 PM; FAC Auditorium
$500 “ART 497 Class Show/"Planet" Showing / Department of Art
An exhibition about the life of one man as he tries to correct the mistakes of his youth. April 17-21, 2017; Student Union Art Gallery
$500 “BFA Thesis Presentation / Department of Art
An eight-minute mixed-media video project comprised mostly of live action sequences with scenes of stop motion, time lapse, and practical effects. April 17-28, 2017; Student Union Art Gallery and Herter Gallery
$1,400 “India Night 2017 / Indian Students Association (RSO)
A cultural event celebrating the Indian festival of lights, colloquially known as “Diwali”. March 26, 2017; 7:00-11:30 PM; Student Union Ballroom
$750 “Proof / UMass Theatre Guild (RSO)
An intimate and emotional show with a cast of only four members. April 6-8; 7 PM and 12 PM; Bartlett 65.
$300 “Honeymoons / Department of Art
A BFA Thesis show in which kinetic sculptures interact with lights, motion, odor and sound to create a fully embodied experience. April 28-May8, 2017; The Baustein Building, Holyoke MA
$350 “CHAPBOOK / Department of English
Creation and distribution of jubilat CHAPBOOK beginning of April (celebratory reading & launch) through the end of the semester (distribution)
$200 “Oh The Humanity / Department of Theater
A BFA Thesis show that is described as “Five short plays about being alive.” April 26-28, 2017 at 7:30 PM; FAC 204
$250 “Working On It: A Story of Struggle, Love, and Donuts / Department of Theater
A play about the story of a young man struggling to find his place in the world. Through music, physical storytelling, hip-hop and theatre. May 5-7, 2017; New Africa House Underground Theatre
$1,000 “Wrestling with Whiteness / Department of Theater
A series of performances based on the infrastructure of all systems of racial inequity, the assumed default category of human existence. September 22- October 4, 2017; Curtain theater, Classrooms.               
$250 “TA'ZIEH Production Booklet / Department of Theater
A production booklet for the play TA’ZIEH, which is a medieval Persian passion play and foundation myth of Iran. April 27-30, 2017; UMass campus green and Hilton Hotel outdoor mezzanine plaza.
$200 “International Festival / UMass International Students Club (RSO)
A cultural event focusing on different cultures and understanding around the importance of art. April 8, 2017; Amherst South Commons
$150 “Peter Mack Show / Department of Art
A BFA Thesis exhibition using various artistic approach. April 24-28, 2017; Student Union Art Gallery
$300 “Dysfunctioning Just Fine Remount / Department of Art
A play about the life of a kinda-gay and chronically ill woman. April 21-22, 2017; New Africa House Underground Theatre
$1,000 “Chicago: The Musical / Department of Theater
A musical about the life of Roxie Hart, a wannabe jazz singer and performer and a series of life events. April 13-15, 2017; FAC Concert Hall.
$200 “BFA Thesis Show / Department of Art
A BFA Thesis exhibition on combines natural elements, such as wood and natural scenery with human characteristics brought together with a fluidity between the two. April 14, 2017; Herter Gallery
$500 “Ping Chong and Talvin Wilks in Conversation with Priscilla Page / Department of Theater
A one-year commemoration of the 2016 production of Collidescope 2.0: Adventures in Pre- and Post-Racial America. April 22, 2017; Rand Theater
$300 “The Body Project 2.0 / Department of Theater
A BFA Thesis project that follows the story of 9 individual people at a bus stop and how complete strangers can relate to one another. May 6-7, 2017; Curtain Theater
$200 “BFA Thesis Show / Department of Art
A BFA Thesis exhibition exploring the idea of existing within and outside of society’s boundaries. May 7-12, 2017; Student Union Art Gallery
$600 “NYPOP Show / Department of Art
A MFA Thesis exhibition that explore contemporary issues around AIDS, intimacy, post-colonial India and romance and horrors of everyday life. May 25- June 20, 2017; NYPOP, New York City
$750 “Standing with the Arts: Native Americans in the Museum / Department of Art History
A MFA Thesis project that will bring attention to current issues around the  collection and display of Native American art objects, and   highlight ways in which Native museum professionals and their allies are working to decolonize museums. Sept 29, 2017; Integrative Learning Center

2015-2016

$700 Translation Performance Featuring Sawako Nakayasu”  / Poets and Writers (GSO)
Translation Performance featuring Japanese poet, translator, filmmaker, and performer Sawako Nakayasu. March 22,2016; 8pm; Memorial Hall.
$500 “Interfaith Concert” / Religious Verism Association (RSO)
Concert to unite different religions with the help of the common language of music and gather them around religious experience rather than belief. April 14, 2016; 7:30 pm; Bowker Auditorium. 
$400 Conservation Pieces”  / Department of English
The elitist, exclusive notion of art being demystified and deconstructed by/for the collaborators who, though not institutionally recognized artists will reimagine and position themselves as artists. April 26, 2016; 7pm-9pm; 319 Bartlett Hall. 
$280 BFA Thesis Show: Westward Bound”  / Department of Art
A BFA Thesis exhibition that explores the medium specificity in painting. May 2-6, 2016; Student Union Art Gallery.
$250 BFA Thesis Show: The End of the Thread” / Department of Art
A BFA Thesis exhibition consisting of fiber inspired prints depicting the dysfunction and oppression of the female identity that ensues as a result of the constructed domestic realm. April 25-29, 2016; Student Union Art Gallery.
$150 BFA Thesis Show: Your Skin, Your Bones, The Floor” / Department of Art
A BFA Thesis exhibition on a series of drawings and cut outs that resemble bodily structures such as muscles and the fascial net. April 4-8, 2016; Herter Gallery

2014-2015

$165 Taxi: Interviews From the Backseat of Revolution” / Department of Theater  This play is a composition of an original theatrical script, based on literature from revolutionary Egypt, during the target period of 2011. Dec 13,2015, 2pm-5pm; Curtain Theater.
$354 “Writers Work: Rob Spillman”/ Department of English  A vital career exploration series, Writers’ Work brings distinguished professionals working in fields related to the literary and book arts to campus. Oct 23, 2015; 4 pm; Bartlett 316.
$500 I’ll See It When I Believe It/ I’ll Believe It When I See It” / Department of Art  An exhibition that consists of living and non-living sculptures, drawings and photographs. Dec 1-4. 2015; Eastworks, Easthampton.   $700 Translation Performance Featuring Sawako Nakayasu” / Poets and Writers (GSO)  Translation Performance featuring Japanese poet, translator, filmmaker, and performer   Sawako Nakayasu. March 22,2016; 8pm; Memorial Hall.
$354 Writers work: Jen Benka” / Department of English  A dialogue to discuss the future potential of poetry in publics, jobs for poets, and grant writing in the literary sphere. Feb 19, 2016; 4pm; Bowker Auditorium.
$750 Emerging Choreographer Series/ Alive with dance (RSO)  A performance showcasing the talents of UMass students in modern choreography.   April 15-16, 2016; 8pm. Hampshire College, Studio Theater.$
$634 Eyes Are For Asking: Narratives in Photography/ Department of Art   An exhibition based on thecontemplation of our engagement with photography,   narrative, and communication. March 24- May 1, 2016; UMCA.
$450 Forged In Flame/ Department of Art  An exhibition exploring traditional craft and consisting of large woodcut and monotype   prints. April 25- May 2, 2016; Student Union Art Gallery.
$325 The Dollhouse/ Department of Art  An exhibition focusing on the beauty overlooked by the industries: that is found in the   simple, natural moments of daily life. May 2-6, 2016; Student Union Art Gallery.
$400 "BFA Thesis Show: There Were Lots of Pretty People / Department of Art  An exhibition about bringing awareness to the pain, beauty, humor and transient nature   of life. April 4-8, 2016; Herter Gallery.  
$500 “International Festival” / UMass International Students Club (RSO) A festival featuring art displays in form of painting, statue, sculpture, clothes, and games from around the world, April 9, 2016; Amherst South Common.
$500 Arab Cultural Night/ UMass Arabs Club (RSO)  An event showcasing multiple culturally significant performances that originated in the   Arab world. April 3, 2016; 7 pm- 12 am; Campus Center Auditorium.$
$477 “BFA Thesis Show: Crave / Department of Art  A BFA Thesis exhibition is a collection of seven large and small-scale oil paintings   exploring the ideas of intimacy and the human connection. . April 18-22, 2016; Student   Union Art Gallery.
$500 “BFA Thesis Show / Department of Art  A BFA Thesis exhibition on a relationship between oneself and the world out there. April   18-22, 2016; Student Union Art Gallery.
$400 “BFA Thesis Show: Wet Paint / Department of Art  A BFA Thesis exhibition on paintings inspired by the texture of city walls with their ripped   remnants of posters, and graffiti tags as well as “Calligraffiti”- a hybrid of Arabic   calligraphy and street art. April 18-22, 2016; Herter Gallery.
$500 Innovation and Preservation/ Department of Art  A symposium to foreground the theoretical and practical issues facing the historic house   museum in contemporary society. Oct 18, 2016; 4 pm; UMass Amherst- ILC and   Campus Hotel.
$695 “Benevolence / Department of Theater  Part of the Till trilogy, this play explores the saga of Emmet Till from the perspective of   the people in the MS Delta. April 7, 8 and 15, 2016 at 8pm, April 9 and 16, 2016 at 2pm;   FAC 204.

2013-2014


$238 "Ghost Net" / Department of Art, Architecture, and Art History Installation by Sandy Litchfield's graduate drawing class. Nov. 20, 2013 – Jan 20, 2014; Studio Arts Building.
$75 "Route Nine Issue Release Reading"/ MFA Program for Poets and Writers  Free reading with Live Lit to celebrate and promote the release of the Fall 2013 issue of 'Route Nine'. Dec. 6, 2013; Flying Object, Hadley.
$150 "BFA Thesis" / Department of Art, Architecture, and Art History  A thesis exhibition of 8 to 10 original paintings by Rachel Carlson. Dec. 3-6, 2013; Augusta Savage Gallery.
$200 "BFA Thesis" / Department of Art, Architecture, and Art History  A thesis exhibition of oil paintings by Brendan Sullivan and sculptures by Matt Gagne.  Nov. 30-Dec.7, 2013; Student Union Gallery.
$450 "BFA Thesis" / Department of Art, Architecture, and Art History  A thesis exhibition of sculptures, photographs and work in mixed media by Katarzyna Nowik. Dec. 3-6, 2013; Augusta Savage Gallery.
$450 "Emerging Choreographers Series"/ Alive with Dance-RSO  A performance showcasing the choreographic talents and dance techniques of UMass  Students. April 10-12, 2014; 8 pm- 9:30 pm; Dance Studio Theater, Hampshire  College. $.
$538 "Big Brother"/ Department of Music and Dance  An installation based on George Orwell's dystopic novel with cameras, projected  photography and sound recordings. April 24-26, 2014; 6 pm; Bowker Lobby.
$200 "BFA Thesis" / Department of Art, Architecture, and Art History  A thesis exhibition by Brittany Mayo and Maureen McVeigh, 'Fractured: The Modern  American Nude'. March 26-May 4, 2014; University Museum of Contemporary Art.
$750 "The Importance of Being Ernest"/ UMass Theatre Guild-RSO  A comedy by the famous Irish poet and author Oscar Wilde. 7 pm with  a 2 pm matinee on Friday; April 10-12, 2014; Bowker auditorium. $.
$350 "BFA Thesis" / Department of Art, Architecture, and Art History  A thesis exhibition by Julia Keenan of 100 pod-like vessels. April 29-May 6, 2014;  Hampden Gallery.
$350 "BFA Thesis" / Department of Art, Architecture, and Art History  A thesis exhibition by Taylor Aldrich of 25 watercolor paintings focusing on people and  places close to the artist. April 28- May 2, 2014; Nacul Center, Amherst.
$600 "The Great American Vaudeville"/ Department of Theater  A series of vignettes with themes of dysfunctional childhood, mental disorders, racism  and poverty. March 11-13, 2014; 7 pm and 8:30 pm, Fine Arts Center 204.
$600 "Asian Night 2014"/ Asian American Students Association-RSO  Cultural event with performances by Joseph Tran, Joseph Vincent, DBJ, Black Lotus,  Jhumka, Namhka, Cole & Victoria, Sigma Psi Zeta, D&D and Andrew Fang. April 19,  2014; 7 pm- 9:30 pm, Fine Arts Center.
$600 "BFA Collective"/ Department of Art, Architecture, and Art History  Exhibition showcasing the talents of four artists Sarah Doremus, Sarah Abts, Sarah  Adams and Katarzyna Nowik. April 21-25, 2014; Student Union Art Gallery.
$700 "Popcorn"/ Department of Theater Theatrical production of POPCORN with themes of the media's glorification of violence, and the ownership of one's actions, or lack thereof by Ben Elton. April 23-25,2014; 7:30 pm, 65 Bartlett Hall.
$90 "Route Nine Issue release Reading"/ MFA Program for Poets and Writers  Free reading to celebrate and promote the release of the Spring 2014 issue of 'Route Nine'. April 30, 2014; 8 pm- 10pm, Flying Object, Hadley.
$375 "Time Stands Still"/ Department of Theater  The story of two journalists facing the unsettling, simplistic reality and domesticity of life  after a war in the Middle East. May 2-4 ,2014; 2 and 7:30 pm in Fine Arts Center 204.
$750 "Southwest Week"/ Southwest Area Government  An event including a carnival, free student concert with Huey Mack and a BBQ. April 8  -11, 2014; Southwest Horseshoe.
$150 "Advanced printmaking exhibition"/ UMass Advanced Printmaking  An exhibition consisting of large scale pieces, lithography, silk screen, woodcut, digital  print making and mixed media imagery by UMass students, along with a local band  performance. May 2-5, 2014; Pelham library.
$200 "CHAPBOOK"/ Jubilat  Printing of 150 copies of a poetry chapbook with distribution in English Department classes and to students of Butterfield writing program. April 1 through the end of Spring semester 2014.
$750 "Kaeshi Chai and Djinn"/ UMass Belly Dance Club-RSO  An event showcasing the work of UBDC group members along with a dynamic  performance by Kaeshi Chai and her band Djinn. April 26-27, 2014; Isenberg School  of Management 137.

2012-2013


$150 MESIBA: A Night in Tel Aviv/ Jewish Student Union-RSO
A Night in Tel Aviv will highlight the life and culture associated with Israel, including a shuk (market), belly dancing, student art exhibition and re-creation of the night life of Tel Aviv. December 7 from 8pm-1am in the Student Union Ballroom. $
$250   48 Hour Film Race/ UMass Independent Film Production Club-RSO
This second annual event will invite teams of students to create a film in 48 hours from a prompt provided to them along with film supplies. Filmmaking will take place May 3-5, 2013 with a screening on May 8 at 8pm.  
$600   SITE:FAC/ Department of Art, Architecture and Art History
Students in Prof. Sandy Litchfield's graduate drawing classes will create public art pieces in, on and around the Fine Arts Center during the fall 2012 semester.  
$150 BFA Thesis: Ariadne Zamelis/ Department of Art, Architecture and Art History
"Skin Deep", Zamelis' BFA thesis exhibition includes ten large paintings depicting magnifications of skin. December 4-9, Hampden Gallery.  
$150 MFA Thesis: Theresa Antonellis/ Department of Art, Architecture and Art History
"One Breath, One Line" by Theresa Antonellis will present a collection of drawings as part of her MFA thesis. April 26-May 3, Herter Gallery.
$250 BFA Thesis: Kirsten DiVito/ Department of Art, Architecture and Art History
Kirsten DiVito's BFA thesis experiments in light and explores themes of time, movement and human gesture. December 3-7, Student Union Gallery.
$150 BFA Thesis: Mark Thomas/ Department of Art, Architecture and Art History
"Multitudes" features paintings by Mark Thomas exploring two and three dimensional concepts. December 3-7, Augusta Savage Gallery.
$600 Farragut North/ UMass Theatre Guild-RSO
A student produced version of Beau Willimon's Farragut North will take place November 2-3 at 8pm with a matinee at 2pm on 11/3 in Bartlett 65. $
$400 The Process of Creating Illusion in Art/ Department of Art, Architecture and Art History
This showcase of animation includes senior capstone and BFA projects by Alice Trei, Rose Zheng, Daniel Filliettaz-Domingues , Caitlin Hoyt and Samantha Luo. December 10-13, Student Union Gallery.
$400 UMass/GWU Exchange Exhibition/ Department of Art, Architecture and Art History
Graduate students in studio art are curating and installing an exchange exhibition that will take place at George Washington University Feb. 21-March 14 and on the University campus March 25-April 12 in the Student Union Gallery.
$300 mOthertongue/ mOthertongue-Comparative Literature
The 19th publication of the multilingual journal of the arts, mOthertongue will take place in the spring 2013 with a reception and reading between April 22-26. 200 copies of the journal will be printed and distributed free of charge.
$150 BFA Thesis: Ashley Burns/ Department of Art, Architecture and Art History
Ashley Burnes' thesis exhibition "Outside the Box" will consist of digital prints using techniques and concepts from pop and contemporary art as well as street culture. April 22-May 10, 2013. Gallery location to be confirmed.
$250 RealizAsian magazine/ Asian American Student Association-RSO
300 copies of RealizAsian magazine will be printed and distributed at Asian Night and through cultural centers. Poetry, prose and artwork from students at the Five Colleges will be featured.
$500 VSA Cultural Show/ Vietnamese Students Association-RSO
The VSA Cultural Spring Show will include a Lion Dance, traditional and modern Vietnamese dancing, sinking, a skit and a fashion show. The event will take place on March 30 from 6-11pm in the Student union Ballroom.
$150 BFA Thesis: Jolis Ortiz/ Department of Art, Architecture and Art History
Jolis Ortiz will display six offset prints and four photopolymer prints, work focusing on the emotional and physical turmoil of preterm infants. May 6-10, gallery to be confirmed.
$100 BFA Thesis: Kathryn Lacroix/ Department of Art, Architecture and Art History
Lacroix's thesis exhibition will incorporate a life sized full body portrait in stoneware, and artist book and wallpaper created from CT scans, MRIs and x-rays. May 6-10, Clark Hall Gallery.
$200 BFA Thesis: Jillian Haswell/ Department of Art, Architecture and Art History
Haswell will create four sculptures and several wood cut prints for this exhibit. May 6-10, Clark Hall Gallery.
$200 BFA Thesis: Grace Romanello/ Department of Art, Architecture and Art History
Romanello's work will allow the viewer to create their own story based on images presented in photographs and slides. April 22-26, Student Union Gallery
$350 MFA Thesis: Caroline Valites/ Department of Art, Architecture and Art History
Valites will create an "immersive installation" that includes recycled flooring and magnetic sculptures with pieces suspended from the ceiling and tethered to the ground. April 15-20, Herter Gallery.
$200 BFA Thesis: Bryan Meegan/ Department of Art, Architecture and Art History
Meegan will present photographic portraiture of male UMass students incorporating girls toys as his thesis exhibition. April 22-26, Student Union Gallery.
$210 UMTG Coffeehouse/ UMass Theatre Guild-RSO
The Theatre Guild will present its spring Coffeehouse on March 1 from 6-10:30pm in the Campus Center Reading Room.
$270 BFA Thesis: Chelsea Neveu/ Department of Art, Architecture and Art History
Neveu's work seeks to convey a sense of distance and seclusion created by fog. She will create 8 large paint on wood pieces for this exhibit. April 22-May 1, Barnes Gallery at the Leverett Arts and Crafts Center.
$150 BFA Thesis: Casey Gariepy/ Department of Art, Architecture and Art History
Gariepy is interested in the connection between art and science and will use her thesis to explore, through photography, similarities with her mother using DNA imaging, foot and handprints and dental and iris images. April 22-26, Student Union Gallery.
$150 BFA Thesis: Marguerite Firth/ Department of Art, Architecture and Art History
Firth's oil painting will depict bare feet, representing victims of rape and sexual assault. April 28-May 4, Student Union Gallery.
$150 BFA Thesis: Kevin Pomerleau/ Department of Art, Architecture and Art History
Pomerleau will create 5-7 silkscreen/woodcut prints ranging in size, inspired by a course on the history of oriental carpets with the intention of providing social commentary on issues of class and gender inequality. May 6-10, Clark Hall Gallery.
$270 BFA Thesis: Samantha Luo and Caitlin Hoyt/ Department of Art, Architecture and Art History
The opening of this weeklong exhibit will feature a one night interactive event where audience members will view animated shorts by Luo and Hoyt in a movie theater atmosphere. May 1-5, Lee Edwards Gallery.
$150 BFA Thesis: Madeline Chmielinski/ Department of Art, Architecture and Art History
Chmielinski will create "shrines" with found objects and employing tromp l'oeil reflecting her study of memory versus experience, asking the question "How did this actually happen?". Dates and gallery to be confirmed.
$270 BFA Thesis: Christina O'Brien/ Department of Art, Architecture and Art History
O'Brien will display seven digitally manipulated prints in her thesis "A Deconstruction of Resemblance". April 22-26, Student Union Gallery.
$270 BFA Thesis: Melissa Kornfeld/ Department of Art, Architecture and Art History
Kornfeld will present three 48" square oil portraits, along with smaller pieces using academic subject matter unconventionally. May 6-9, Student Union Gallery.
$270 BFA Thesis: Katelyn Todaro/ Department of Art, Architecture and Art History
Todaro's work consists of five large scale digital prints creating and architectural and graphic panorama. May 6-9, Student Union Gallery.
$500 Emerging Choreographers Series/ Alive with Dance-RSO Sixty student dancers will be involved in the student production featuring the work of nine UMass student choreographers. April 11-13, 8pm, Hampshire College Dance Studio Theater. $
$270 BFA Thesis: Alison Crofton-Macdonald/ Department of Art, Architecture and Art History
Crofton-Macdonald's work will juxtapose images of architectural structures and human cells. May 6-9, Student Union Gallery.
$200 BFA Thesis: Michael Dandley/ Department of Art, Architecture and Art History
Dandley's exhibit will consist of figurative paintings using enamel paint, pen and ink on raw birch paneling. April 29-May 1, Student Union Gallery.
$200 BFA Thesis: Lauren Costa/ Department of Art, Architecture and Art History
Costa's paintings deal with the physical human body and mind. April 22-May 1, Barnes Gallery, Leverett Craft Center.
$200 MFA Thesis: Ariel Lavery/ Department of Art, Architecture and Art History
Ariel Lavery will be creating an installation in the gallery using found materials, entitled "Detritus in Situ". April 15-19, Herter Gallery West.
$300 Jubilat makes a Chapbook/ Jubilat
UMass undergraduates are invited to submit poetry or prose for consideration. One writers' work will be featured in a chapbook for distribution to the campus community. 100-150 will be printed.
$200 BFA Thesis: Katherine Landers/ Department of Art, Architecture and Art History
Landers interactive thesis "Please, Touch This Show" will include site specific installation and video dealing with identity issues in teenage girls. May 6-10, Clark Gallery.
$270 The Fountain, an adaptation/ Department of Theater
Undergraduate Jimmy Vidal will create a movement-based stage adaptation of Darren Aronofsky's film "The Fountain". May 8-9, Studio 204, Fine Arts Center.
$250 MFA Thesis: Lauren Petkus/ Department of Art, Architecture and Art History
Thesis exhibition focusing on large oil paintings focusing on color and texture. April 28-May 3, Student Union Gallery.
$250 Matt and Ben/ Department of Theater
Undergraduate thesis production of Matt and Ben about boyhood friends and actors Matt Damon and Ben Affleck. May 2-4, Curtain Theater.
$270 Closer/ Department of Theater
Student production of Patrick Marber's "Closer". May 4-6, Curtain Theater.
$300 14th Annual Mark Roskill Symposium in Art History/ Organization of Graduate Students in Art History
This annual event will include a keynote speech by Dr. Yael Rice and papers by three graduate students as well as a moderated panel discussion. The theme of the symposium is "State-of-the-Art: Redefining the Canon".
$300 Celebrate! Grassroots Victories through Hip Hop/ Residential Life
A concert by LIKE IT OR NOT, a local hip hop collaboration will celebrate recent grassroots victories in social justice. April 21, 1:30-4:30pm, Southwest Horseshoe.

2011-2012


$500 12th Annual Mark Roskill Symposium in Art History/ Department of Art, Architecture and Art History
Keynote speaker Prof. Barbara Beall-Fofana will highlight this student organized symposium in Art History. Papers on the theme "Telling Images: Narrative in Art" will be presented October 21, 2011, SOM 133.
$500 mOthertongue Literary Journal/ Comparative Literature Department
mOthertongue is a journal of poetry and fiction for non-English students. 200 copies of the journal will be available in addition to a digital version.  A reception/reading will be held in early December 2011.
$500 BASIC's Annual Fall Concert/ Brothers and Sisters in Christ-RSO
A free concert including performances by the UMass Gospel Choir, Chi-Alpha as well as "Bobby Perry and Rain." October 23, 2011, Student Union Ballroom.
$750 "War on Film"/ Vetrans Services
A film series entitled "War on Film" will be presented November 5, 9 and 16, 2011 in the Cape Cod Lounge.
$750 Visiting Writers Series: Yuknavitch and Morrow/ MFA Program for Poets and Writers
Fiction readings by Lidia Yuknavitch and Bradford Morrow will take place on October 20, 2011 in Memorial Hall.
$500 Diwali Night/ India Student Association-RSO
Diwali Night will take place on October 9, 2011 in the Student Union Ballroom.  This festival of lights includes traditional Carnatic/Hindustani music, a short play and student dance performances.
$500 mOthertongue Literary Journal/ Comparative Literature Department
Published twice a year, mOthertongue is a  journal of poetry and fiction. 200 copies of the journal will be available.  A reception/reading will be held in late April, 2012.
$250 BFA Thesis: Geoffrey King/ Department of Art, Architecture and Art History
Geoffrey King will present a screening of his thesis short film entitled "The Descent of Man" on April 22, 2012 at Amherst Cinema and in Van Meter and Butterfield dorms.
$400 ConQuest 2012/ UMass Game Hobbyist's League-RSO
A three day event including panel discussions, performances and participatory demonstrations, collaborations with the Anime and Manga Club, Dance clubs, Comic Arts, Quiddich and other RSOs.  Campus Center. $
$500 Re:Shelter Haiti Disaster Relief Housing/ Department of Art, Architecture and Art History
Sherry Ng will create a shelter as her BFA Architecture thesis that could be flat packed, shipped to Haiti and assembled without tools. She will blog and film the experience.  Spring 2012.
$450 "The Domestic Sphere Goes Pop"/ Department of Art, Architecture and Art History
    MA students Rebecca Bernard and Kristen Rudy will produce this exhibition of works on paper from the 1960s and 1970s which will take place in the University Museum of Contemporary Art from April 4-May 13, 2012.
$500 Emerging Choreographers Series/ Alive with Dance-RSO
Performances in the "Emerging Choreographers Series" will take place April 26-28, 2012 at the Hampshire College Studio Theatre.  12 original works will be performed by 35 student dancers. $
$450 BFA Thesis: Paula Nistal/ Department of Art, Architecture and Art History
Paula Nistal will present her thesis work consisting of digitally printed images expressing her vision of architecture through repetition and manipulation of form.  April 16-20, 2012, Student Union Gallery.
$250 BFA Thesis: Claire Rayton/ Department of Art, Architecture and Art History
Claire Rayton's work in wax, plaster and video will be displayed April 9-13 in the Student Union Gallery.
$450 BFA Thesis: Stephanie Coy/ Department of Art, Architecture and Art History
Stephanie Coy's photopolymore prints will be displayed with a hardbound book representing her thesis work.  Coy explores photographic images with abstracted shapes emphasized to create a story.  Work will be on display April 16-20, 2012 in the Student Union Gallery.
$500 BFA Thesis: Nick Greenwood/ Department of Art, Architecture and Art History
3" lenticular prints are assembled into a wall sized moving image illustrating social comparison theory. On display April 30-May 4, 2012 in the Student Union Gallery.
$150 BFA Thesis: Susan Cotti/ Department of Art, Architecture and Art History
Digital prints on canvas combined with taxidermy heads comprise Susan Cotti's thesis exhibit at the NACUL Center Gallery in Amherst, April 23-29, 2012.
$250 UMass Theatre Guild Coffee House/ UMass Theatre Guild-RSO
The spring coffeehouse will present poetry, comedy, song, dance and skits by students and performers from the UMass community.  April 20, 2012 in the Commonwealth Room, Student Union.
$500 Revive! Cambodian New Year Show/ Cambodian Student Association-RSO
Cambodian artist Jdepp will perform at this cultural celebration to be held on April 21, 2012 in the Student Union Ballroom.
$380 BFA Thesis: Annie Crossley/ Department of Art, Architecture and Art History
"Going Under" is the title of a thesis exhibition by Annie Crossley that includes digital prints and a video installation.  April 24-28, 2012 at Valley Frame Works Gallery in Amherst.
$300 Hip Hop Arts Workshop/ Student Bridges-RSO
Elementary school students from Holyoke and Springfield will come to campus March 31 and April 7 to work with mural artist Kamil Peters to create large group murals which will be part of a campus exhibition in the fall of 2012.
$250 RealizAsian Magazine/ Asian American Student Association-RSO
300 copies of RealizAsian magazine will be printed and distributed to contributing RSOs and at Asian Night on April 10, 2012.  Work by five college students will be included.
$250 Cultural Night Market/ Taiwanese Student Association-RSO
The Cultural Night Market will include a performance by the Syracuse Dance Team, cultural dances from many RSO's, origami, calligraphy and craft demonstrations.  The event will take place April 15, 2012 in the Student Union Ballroom. $
$700 13th Annual Mark Roskill Symposium in Art History/ Organization of Graduate Students in Art History
"Space: Deconstruction, Manipulation and Creation" is the theme of the October 18, 2012 student planned symposium taking place in SOM 137.  Prof. Susan Sidlauskas will provide the keynote speech.
$750 "Fruition": An Original Play/ Department of Theater
Noah Simes will produce his original play "Fruition", May 4-5, 2012 in the Curtain Theater. The play follows Eve, Snow White and Persephone from innocence to understanding and self-fulfillment.
$400 Discover Our Culture/ Cape Verdean Student Alliance-RSO
This cultural event will include a performance by Djodje and dances of the Cape Verdean culture.  April 7, 2012 in the Student Union Ballroom.
$375 BFA Thesis: Erin Smith/ Department of Art, Architecture and Art History
Erin Smith's thesis entitled "Memory" will be on display April 30-May 6, 2012 in the Student Union Gallery.
$450 BFA Thesis: Brandi Weber/ Department of Art, Architecture and Art History
Weber's exhibit, "Flight", features digital prints inspired by video footage of birds.  April 30-May 4, 2012 in Clark Hall.

2010-2011


$500 11th Annual Mark Roskill Symposium in Art History/Department of Art, Architecture and Art History
Keynote speaker Dr. Beatrice St. Laurent will highlight this student organized symposium in Art History. The theme, "The Lives of Objects" is related to issues of cultural heritage and preservation. October 15, 2-6pm, 231 Herter Hall.

 


$400 Diwali Night/Indian Student Organization-GSO
Cultural Night including songs, Carnatic and Hindustani instrumental performances, student dancers and a short drama. October 23, 5-8pm, Student Union Ballroom.
 

 

$750 Visiting Writers Series: Michael Knight/MFA Program for Poets and Writers
Fiction writer Michael Knight will read his work and answer questions as part of the "Visiting Writers Series". October 21, 8pm, Memorial Hall.

 


$450 BFA Thesis Exhibition: Ali Herman/Department of Art, Architecture and Art History
BFA exhibition by Ali Herman. December 6-10, Student Union Gallery.
 

 

$450 BFA Thesis Exhibition: Lindsay Ong/ Department of Art, Architecture and Art History
BFA exhibition of digital art by Lindsay Ong. December 6-10, Student Union Gallery.
 

 

$650 Equus/Department of Theater
Student production of "Equus". November 3-5, 8pm, FAC 204.
 

 

$200 BFA Thesis Exhibition: Cheylene Contiguglia/Department of Art, Architecture and Art History
BFA exhibition, "Love Around the World" by Cheylene Contiguglia. May 1-5, Central Gallery.
 

 

$200 BFA Thesis Exhibition: Anna Rotty/ Department of Art, Architecture and Art History
Photographic digital pigment prints will be on display by Anna Rotty. April 29-30, Student Union Gallery.
 

 

$200 BFA Thesis Exhibition: Kayleigh Binette/ Department of Art, Architecture and Art History
Photographic work by Kayleigh Binnette on display May 1-7 at the ETTA Gallery in Amherst.
 

 

$300 UMass Independent Film Production Club/ UMass Independent Film Production Club-RSO
Support of UIFPC's ongoing production costs to transform member scripts into films and videos.
 

 

$200 BFA Thesis Exhibition: Rachael Kusiak/ Department of Art, Architecture and Art History
Photopolymer and pigments prints by Rachael Kusiak will be on display April 29-30 in the Lee Edwards Gallery, Studio Arts Building.
 

 

$200 BFA Thesis Exhibition: Alexis Kornblum/ Department of Art, Architecture and Art History
BFA exhibition, "Excess" by Alexis Kornblum. May 9-12, Student Union Gallery.

 

 

$200 BFA Thesis Exhibition: Megan Crowley/ Department of Art, Architecture and Art History
BFA exhibition, "Daunting Decisions" by Megan Crowley. May 9-13, Student Union Gallery.
 

 

$600 Visiting Writers Series: Aimee Bender/MFA Program for Poets and Writers
Fiction writer Aimee Bender will read from her work. February 24, 8pm, Memorial Hall.
 

 

$600 24,312/ Department of Art, Architecture and Art History
Six students will be involved in transforming the Student Union gallery into an interactive musical art piece. April 4-15, Student Union Gallery.
 

 

$200 BFA Thesis Exhibition: Juyeo An/ Department of Art, Architecture and Art History
BFA exhibition, "Abstract Moments: The Ways I Feel" by Juyeo An. May 8-10, Central Gallery.
 

 

$534 15th Annual Comedy Jam/Student Valley Productions-RSO
A comedy weekend featuring two evening performances and an afternoon of workshops. Professional and student comedy troupes. Performances April 8 and 9, 6pm, Bartlett 65.
 

 

$350 Asian Night/Asian American Students Association-RSO
28th Annual Asian Night featuring Wong Fu Productions and students presenting original work. April 23, 8-11pm, Fine Arts Center Auditorium.
 

 

$300 Cultural Night Market/Taiwanese Chinese Student Association-RSO
A Cultural Night Market including workshops on calligraphy, painting, henna, beadwork and origami. There will be Chinese songs, Tibetan and Korean dancing. April 29, noon-10pm, Student Union Ballroom.
 

 

$300 India Night/Indian Students Association-GSO
A celebration of Indian culture including dance, music and drama. April 9, 5-8pm, Student Union Ballroom.
 

 

$200 BFA Thesis Exhibition: Kim Carlino/ Department of Art, Architecture and Art History
BFA exhibition, "Environments I and II" by Kim Carlino. April 9-15, Student Union Gallery.
 

 

$300 RealizAsian Magazine/Asian American Student Association-RSO
Printing and distribution of 300 copies of RealizAsian, a magazine sharing Asian culture. Distribution spring 2011.
 

 

$150 BFA Thesis Exhibition: Edgardo Sanchez Jr./ Department of Art, Architecture and Art History
BFA exhibition, "The Moving Canvas" by Edgardo Sanchez Jr. May 11-12, Central Gallery.
 

 

$150 BFA Thesis Exhibition: Shinichi Harimoto/ Department of Art, Architecture and Art History
BFA exhibition, "One Day at a Pond" by Shinichi Harimoto. May 6-7, Lee Edwards Gallery, Studio Arts Building.
 

 

$125 BFA Thesis Exhibition: Stephanie Geiser/ Department of Art, Architecture and Art History
BFA exhibition, "Reclaimed" by Stephanie Geiser. May 2-6, Student Union Gallery.
 

 

$400 MIRAGE: An Arab Cultural Experience/ Arab Student Club-RSO
Annual Arab cultural night including dancer Panayiota Bakis and Palestinian poet Remi Kanazi. April 2, 8pm, Campus Center Auditorium.
 

 

$400 Visiting Writers Series: Brandon Downing and James Haug/MFA Program for Poets and Writers
Poets Brandon Downing and James Haug will read their work. April 7, 8pm, Memorial Hall.
 

 

$400 Recent Tragic Events/Department of Theater
Student produced performances of "Recent Tragic Events", a play by Craig Wright. May 2-4, 8pm, Curtain Theater.
 

 

$150 BFA Thesis Exhibition: Jesse T. Daniels/Department of Art, Architecture and Art History
BFA exhibition, "The Power of Ice Passed On", stop motion animation, by Jesse T. Daniels. May 11-12, Central Gallery.
 

 

$200 BFA Thesis Exhibition: Sarah Moss/Department of Art, Architecture and Art History
BFA exhibition, "Collections", by Sarah Moss. May 2-6, Student Union Gallery.
 

 

$125 BFA Thesis Exhibition: Michael Roth/Department of Art, Architecture and Art History
BFA exhibition, "The Shaking Arousal", by Michael Roth. April 25-29 , Student Union Gallery.
 

 

$320 Revolutionary Road/Department of Theater
Student production of "Revolutionary Road". May 2, 5pm, Studio 204, Fine Arts Center.
 

 

$150 BFA Thesis Exhibition: Chhaun Phok/Department of Art, Architecture and Art History
BFA exhibition by Chhaun Phok. May 13-14, Lee Edwards Gallery, Studio Arts Building.
 

 

$350 Cambodian New Year/Cambodian Student Association-RSO
Celebration of Cambodian New Year including dance, music and guest speaker Phatry Derek Pan. April 23, 7pm, Student Union Ballroom.
 

 

$150 BFA Thesis Exhibition: Zack Pinson/Department of Art, Architecture and Art History
BFA exhibition, "No Particular Order", by Zack Pinson. April 18-22 , Student Union Gallery.
 

 

$125 BFA Thesis Exhibition: Diana Waldon/Department of Art, Architecture and Art History
BFA exhibition, "The Ideal", by Diana Waldon. April 18-22 , Student Union Gallery.


2009-2010

$250 B.A.S.I.C. Fall Gospel Concert/Brothers and Sisters in Christ-RSO
B.A.S.I.C. will be hosting their annual fall gospel concert featuring eight performance groups, including students. October 30, 2009, 7pm, Student Union Ballroom.

 

 

$350 10th Annual Mark Roskill Symposium in Art History/Department of Art, Architecture and Art History Keynote speaker Dr. Paul Staiti will highlight this student organized symposium in Art History. November 13, 2009, 1pm, 231 Herter Hall.

 

 

$750 "The Laramie Project"/UMass Theatre Guild-RSO
An undergraduate production of Moises Kaufman's "The Laramie Project" will take place November 6-8, 2009 at various times, Herter 227.

 

 

$400 Visiting Writers Series: Olstein and Wolff/MFA Program for Poets and Writers
Authors Lisa Olstein and Rebecca Wolff will read their work and answer questions as part of the "Visiting Writers Series". October 22, 2009, 8pm, Memorial Hall.

 

 

$500 Visiting Writers Series: Sam Lipsyte/MFA Program for Poets and Writers
Fiction writer Sam Lipsyte will read his work. December 3, 2009, 8pm, Memorial Hall.

 

 

$400 Hip Hop Arts Workshops/Student Bridges-RSO
Middle school students from Holyoke and Springfield will come to campus to create artwork for "Hip Hop Evolution", developing college awareness and bringing communities together through art. October 24, 2009, 10am-6pm, Student Union Craft Center.

 

 

$600 Visiting Writers Series: Donald Antrim/MFA Program for Poets and Writers
Fiction reading by author Donald Antrim. February 18, 2010, 8pm, Memorial Hall.

 

 

$500 "BUG"/Department of Theater Student production of Tracy Letts' "Bug" to be held April 8-10, 2010 in FAC 204.

 

 

$500 MFA Thesis Exhibitions/Graduate Arts Student Associations-GSO
Thesis exhibitions by four MFA candidates. April 5-30, 2010 in Herter Gallery.

 

 

$600 "The Sweet World"/Department of Theater
Student production of "The Sweet World" including active collaboration with the
Playwright. May 1-5, 2010 in FAC 02.

 

 

$295 "Loophole"/Communications Department
A short documentary will be created examining how prohibited persons are in fact able to purchase guns from gun shows. Screening anticipated February, 2010.

 

 

$500 "The Lifetime Adventures of Daniel Fergburger"/ Comparative Literature Department
More than 25 students will be involved in the creation of a short film, directed by Ben Leonberg. Filming will take place in the spring of 2010 with a screening to follow.

 

 

$300 MULTICULTURAL FILM FESTIVAL: CARLYL PHILLIPS/Interdepartmental Program in Film Studies
Caryl Phillips, professor and renowned Caribbean British writer, will introduce and discuss the film "Playing Away." April 6-7, 2010, SOM137.

 

 

$250 MULTICULTURAL FILM FESTIVAL: BEACHES OF AGNES/Interdepartmental. Program in Film Studies 
Filmmaker Agnes Varda will be speaking about her career and her film "Beaches of Agnes," April 28, 2010, SOM137.

 

 

$250 INDIA NIGHT 2010/Indian Students Assoc.-GSO
Cultural night featuring skits, slideshows and performances. Guest speaker Ilo Durandis from Haiti 2015. April 18, 2010, 6:30 pm, Student Union Ballroom.

 

 

$200 ASIAN SPRING FESTIVAL/ Pi Delta Psi Fraternity
Cultural event including traditional games and activities from a variety of Asian cultures (Chinese calligraphy, Japanese fish painting, and Indian henna tattoos). April 22, 2010, 10 am, Library Lawn.

 

 

$736 Polypore/ UMass Independent Film Production Club-RSO
30 students will be involved in the production of this feature length film. Work will be done throughout 2010, with screening February 24-25, 2011.

 

 

$597 Rhythms of Growth/Art Department
Gemma Farrell will be displaying her BFA thesis work in ceramics, inspired by rhythms and patterns of life and growth. April 26, 2010, Durfee Garden.

 

 

$300 A+ Senior Showcase/ Department of Art, Architecture and Art History
Work by six students in animation and media/motion graphics presented in partial fulfillment of BFA thesis requirements. April 3-May 3, 2010, Lee Edwards Gallery, Studio Arts Building

 

 

$750 Hamlet: a 100-minute Adaptation/ Department of Theater
100 minute version of Hamlet, staying true to the original play with a modern twist and a cast of undergraduates and 2 alumni. April 28, 2010, 8pm, FAC 204.

 

 

$150 TCSA Cultural Night/Taiwanese Chinese Student Association-RSO
Cultural event including various games, activities, and workshops to reflect Taiwanese and Chinese night markets (fish bowl toss, target shooting, calligraphy, charm-making, Asian clay figurine sculpting, and henna art). April 30, 2010, 5 pm, Student Union Ballroom.

 

 

$350 UStep Step Show Competition/National Pan-Hellenic Council
Step performances and competition featuring local and regional teams. April 24, 2010, 7pm, Mullins Center.

 

 

$450 BFA Thesis Exhibition/Art Department
Jennifer Salemi will be exhibiting her theatrical costume design for Shakespeare's, A Midsummer Night's Dream. November 26-30, 2007, Student Union Art Gallery.

 

 

$650 BFA Thesis Exhibition: "Three in One"/Art Department
Victoria Perez will be displaying three dimensions of herself through sculptures representing femininity, ethnicity and Christianity. November 12-16, 2007, Student Union Ballroom.

 

 

$750 "The Unexpected Encounters from Looking Again: Selections from the Permanent Collection"/ Program in Art History
This exhibit is in collaboration with a graduate Art History Seminar. It will include 8- 15 works of art selected from the Gallery's collection, online and print brochures. November 28, 2007 to March 15, 2008, North Gallery, University Gallery.

 

 

$750 BFA Thesis of Matthew Roth and Sophia Flood/Art Department
These two students will use their skills in painting/2D studies and sculpture/3D studies to present their work in a unified visual presentation using similar concepts and materials. December 10-14, 2007, Student Union Gallery.

 

 

$300 Kinetic Emotion/UMass Theater Department
This series of workshops will guide students through the relationship between movement and emotion while they are performing. A variety of techniques and theories will be used. The workshops will be led by local, professional theatre artists/UMass alumni. Workshops will be held every Friday, September 14- November 23, 2007, Studio 204, Theater Department.

 

 

$750 Spring Cultural Market/Taiwanese Student Association-RSO
Free workshops will provide students with the opportunity to learn Chinese Calligraphy, watercolors, clay figure molding and paper lantern painting. Thursday, April 24, Lower level Concourse of the Campus Center, 2008, 9am- 5pm.

 

 

$750 "Closer" by Patrick Marber/Theater Department
This free production of Patrick Marbers' "Closer" is the culmination of a semester's work in TH496-Independent Study/Acting. April 10-12, 2008, FAC204, 8pm.

 

2007-2008

$300 BFA Thesis Exhibition/Art Department 
Ashley Valentine will be displaying her thesis exhibit which will include figurative mixed media drawings and oil paintings. Valentine uses combinations of images to create ambiguous narratives. May 5-9, 2008, Student Union Gallery.

 

 

$750 8th Annual Mark Roskill Symposium in Art History/Art History
This symposium commemorates the life and scholarship of Prof. Mark Roskill. Papers will present new ideas and theories related to the theme "Cultural Crossroads." The keynote speaker will be Dr. Brian Curran. Art History students will plan the entire symposium. April 11, 2008, School of Management 133, 12-5pm.

 

 

$300 BFA Thesis Show: Brodsky/Art Department
Mayla Brodsky's exhibition will consist of a series of paintings and glass/mixed media installations. Her work explores "the importance of subjectivity, communication, and the variations and possibilities that constitute a view." May 2008, Student Union Gallery.

 

 

$350 "In Our Bodies: Experiences of Body and Self"/Health Education
"In Our Bodies: Experiences of Body and Self" is a series of activities allowing students to explore body image through art and self expression. Artwork will be created during a workshop on Tuesday April 1 from 5:30-7:30pm in the Student Union Craft Center. The artwork will be on display in the spring in the Earth Foods Café and the Health Education wing at University Health Services. It will then be displayed at Central Gallery from Sept. 8-October 1, 2008.

 

 

$750 "A Devil Inside"/Theater Department
Jack O'Brien will be directing a student production of David Lindsay-Abaire's "A Devil Inside." Graduate and undergraduate students will have the opportunity to work on all aspects of this production. April 17-19, 2008, FAC 02.

 

 

$500 UMass Theatre Guild Coffee House/UMass Theatre Guild-RSO This semi-annual coffee hour provides a showcase for performers of all varieties. March 30, 2008, Student Union Ballroom, 7-11pm.

 

 

$750 All Walls Down/Alive with Dance-RSO
Six UMass graduate students will present their original work which will be performed by students in the Five College Dance Department. These pieces include themes of nostalgia, feminism, communication, child abuse and
mathematics. May 8-9, 2008, Mount Holyoke College Studio Theater, 8pm.

 

 

$750 Run for the Hill 2008/Central Area Government
This is Central Area Government's premier social event of the year, and it will include performances by student bands "State Your Mind," "Leaving London," "Riverbend" and "On the Rocks." April 20, 2008, Central Hill.

 

 

$750 Korean Night/Korean Student Association-RSO
Volunteers and performers will present Korean Pop Music, modern dancing and Tae Kwon Do in order to increase awareness of the Korean culture to UMass and the surrounding community. May 3, 2008, Fine Arts Center, 7-10pm.

 

 

$750 Courageous Chaos "Empowering Presence"/Commonwealth College
Nine students will perform oral thesis presentations incorporating various skills they have leaned through their capstone experience. Some elements of the performances include original monologues, choreography, scores, poetry, visual
arts, and multimedia installations. May 19-20, 2008, Bowker Auditorium, 8pm.

 

 

$650 Visiting Writers Series: Susan Steinberg and Lisa Olstein/ MFA Program for Poets and Writers 
Fiction and poetry readings by Susan Steinberg and Lisa Olstein as part of the Visiting Writers Series on Thursday, November 30, 2006 at 8pm in Memorial Hall, free of charge.

 

 

$250 Diwali/ Pranava-RSO
The Diwali festival is one of the most widely celebrated festivals amongst Indians and people of the Hindu religion, to be held from 7pm-1am on Friday, November 10, 2006 in the Campus Center Auditorium.

 

 

$390 "Winter's Over-rated"/ Art Department
Jesse Blumenthal's BFA thesis exhibit revolves around the fusion of art and snowboard culture/lifestyles. To be held at various locations November- December 2006

 

 

$500 "Caribbean Carnival"/ Casa Dominicana and Haitian American Student Association-RSO's The 13th Annual HasaCasa Cultural Night to be held from 7 P.M.-2 A.M. Friday, November 10, 2006 in the Student Union Ballroom.

 

 

$750 Nexus Magazine/ Nexus-RSO 1500 free copies of the 4th issue of The Nexus Magazine will be distributed to the five college community on December 1, 2006.

 

 

$300 Visiting Writers Series: Poetry Readings/ MFA Program for Poets and Writers, /Juniper Fellows
Readings by internationally acclaimed poets Ales Debelijak, Brian Henry, Tomaz Salamun and Andrew Zawacki to be held at 8 P.M. on Monday, March 5, 2007 in Memorial Hall followed by and Q&A session.

 

 

$450 One=One: Creating an Alternative Currency/ Sociology Department 
A documentary will be made and screened explaining the logic of alternative currencies and show the process by which a time bank was created in two low-income MA towns. To be shown on April 27, 2007 as part of the Undergraduate Research Conference in the Campus Center. 

 

2006-2007

$500 What is Love: Selections from the Permanent Collection/ Program in Art History 

Student curated exhibit using the Gallery's collection of contemporary works of art on paper, in conjunction with the graduate art history seminar, "On Love and Loss in Art, History and Practice". University Gallery, April 18-June 3, 2007.

 

 

$500 Camilo Alvarez: Samson Projects Gallery/ Graduate Art Student Association-GSO 
A public lecture and Graduate art studio visits by contemporary art curator and owner of the Samson Projects Gallery, Camilo Alvarez on April 3, 2007.

 

 

$500 "Kitschy Couture"/Art Department
A BFA thesis exhibition by Elizabeth Lynch consisting mixed media collages whose imagery is derived from ads and photo shoots from the publications W, Vogue and Flaunt. Augusta Savage Gallery, May 7-11, 2007.

 

 

$250 Derek Lucci Master Class/ Courageous Chaos Capstone Class-- Commonwealth College
A workshop offered to the 10 members of the Capstone class to enhance their preparation for their solo performance pieces that will be presented in May as part of their honors theses. 6:30 -9:30 pm, March 12, 2007 in Herter 227.

 

 

$550 "Oh the stories you'll tell: History, Communication and Empowerment in Quilting"/ Women's Studies Department
Allison Slutter's honors thesis exhibition includes a display of quilts to show "their history and impact on women." Quilt Artist Jacqueline Mooney will speak at this event. Cape Cod Lounge, April 5, 2007.

 

 

$500 7th Annual Mark Roskill Symposium in Art History/ Organization of Graduate Students in Art History
This student run symposium to be held from noon-5 P.M. on April 27, 2007 in Thompson 106 will feature five students who have been selected to deliver 20 minute papers on the topic "Faces, Portraits, and Identity".

 

 

$500 Workshop with Michele Rosewoman/ WMUA-FM
Workshop to be held from 12:20-1:30 pm on Thursday March 29, 2007 in Bezanson Recital Hall focusing on the leadership roles of women in jazz ensembles.

 

 

$350 Haitian Night/ Haitian American Student Association-RSO
The annual Haitian Cultural Night to be held from 7pm - 2am on Thursday, April 12, 2007 in the Student Union Ballroom will include costumes and cultural dances by Jenny and Jeffrey from Boston and student troupe Belle Kreyol.

 

 

$150 Alchemy: A BFA Sculpture Thesis Exhibition - Art Department
Timothy Gough's BFA Sculpture exhibition involves everyday materials in highly repetitive and organized arrangements. Student Union Gallery, May 7-11, 2007.

 

 

$100 "Other Voices: Sounding Self"/ Art Department
A MFA thesis exhibition by Sally Greenhouse exploring the way in which "oral messages" are incorporated with daily thoughts of "who we are and with whom we are connected in the world" through a sound art installation. Herter Art Gallery, May 12-17, 2007.

 

 

$100 Thesis Performance: Courageous Chaos/ Courageous Chaos Capstone Course of Commonwealth College
Six students from this honors college course will each be performing 30 minute solo pieces based on different conflicts and issues, both internal and external. 6:30-9:30, May 21-22, 2007 in the Fine Arts Center.

 

 

$40 Short Cuts Publication Party/ Short Cuts-RSO
The "Short Cuts" Publication Party will include the distribution of the most recent edition of "Short Cuts" and readings by authors. May 10, 2007 from 6-8 pm.

 

 

$200 The Pickpocket Coffee House/ Commonwealth College
A free publication of "The Pickpocket", a magazine publishing poetry, fiction and essays by undergraduate students from all over the country will be distributed in the Commonwealth College Lounge during a coffee house. The publication will be distributed the week of May 14, 2007.

 

 

$200 Holi/ Pranava
"Holi" celebrates the arrival of spring harvest and is often referred to as the festival of colors, to be held from 1-5 pm on Saturday, April 21, 2007 at the Athletic Field near the stadium.

 

 

$450 Global Awareness/Art Department
Christopher Wagner's BFA exhibition will include eight posters showing the facts and statistics about global warming and the climate crisis. Student Union Art Gallery, May 14-18, 2007.

 

 

$100 New Work/Art Department
Group exhibition by over 20 UMass students in a variety of mediums, curated by John Lancaster. 6-9 pm, May 4, 2007. 31 Chestnut Street, Amherst.

 

 

$280 Constructs of Consumption/ Art Department
Julian Ramirez's BFA thesis exhibition exhibit to be held at Student Union Gallery, May 14-18, 2007, will consist of 15 digital prints examining and highlighting the "defects in our society related to consumption and waste, emphasizing the effects of our dependency on specific objects and lifestyles."

 

 

$750 The Stage/ Art Department
Michael Aronson's work will be featured at the Student Union Gallery, May 14-19, 2007. A short 16mm film with digital video tracing one character's journey through a theater production will be created. The film will be screened in the SAGA animation/motion media screening as well.

 

 

$385 Thesis Quest/ Art Department
Daniel Lucey will create a 1990's style video game by limiting pixel resolution and working with programmers and a composer as part of his BFA thesis exhibition. Student Union Gallery, May 14-19, 2007.

 

 

$100 "The Wonderful World"/ Art Department
Xiao Ma's Masters thesis exhibition will feature drawings combining traditional Chinese lines with modern Western art. Herter Gallery, May 12-17, 2007.

 

2005-2006 

$500 Karen Hartman Residency / Theater Department 

A two day residency by playwright Karen Hartman. on November 3, 2005, 4:30-6 P.M in the Curtain Theater.

 

 

$200 Harvest Night 2005 / African Student Association/RSO
The Harvest Night 2005 celebration held on November 19, 2005, in Campus Center Auditorium featured dances, a fashion show, poetry, skits and musical performances.

 

 

$150 Layered Connections: you're your Pet's Pet /Computer Photography Design Area
A series of multi-plane black and white photographs portraying the relationship between a pet and person on display at the Student Union Gallery, April 17-21, 2006. BFA Thesis Exhibition.

 

 

$625 Artists Who Innovate /GASA
A free lecture featuring Linda Weintraub held on December 1, 2005, in the Isenberg School of Management.

 

 

$150 BFA Thesis Show "reMEMORY" / Art Department
Three large-scale, multi media pieces on display at the Student Union Gallery April 24-28, 2006, consisting of sewn fabric, drawings and pigment prints of digitally manipulated photographs. BFA Thesis Exhibition.

 

 

$75 One Nation Under-Educated /Art Department
A documentary piece of compiled video footage taken while interviewing students on campus regarding pop culture.

 

 

$350 The Third UMass Korean Film Festival /Korean Graduate Student Association/RSO
A film festival screening five renowned Korean Films held on November 16, 17, and 18, 2005, in the Campus Center.

 

 

$150 Courageous Chaos Capstone Course Thesis Performance / Commonwealth College
A performance based on the culminating experiences of the 6 Capstone students, May 22-23, 2006 in FAC 204.

 

 

$275 UMass by Night / UMass Photography Society/RSO
A free exhibit featuring the work of student photographers creating images of UMass at night held in Fletcher's Cafe for a two week period beginning November 15, 2005.

 

 

$175 Seventh Annual Mark Roskill Symposium in Art History / Art Department
Five selected students will deliver 20 minute presentations on papers they wrote followed by a public discussion and this year's key note speaker, Dr. Frazer Ward, April 28, 2006, in SOM

 

 

$250 "Cold to the touch"/ Art Department
MFA and BFA sculpture students creating art in a live performance show generating sculptures from large blocks of ice, December 9, 2005, near the Campus Pond and in the Student Union Gallery.

 

 

$350 BFA Thesis: Chelsea Granger / Art Department
Free exhibit in the Student Union Gallery on May 8-12, 2006 consisting of paintings and drawings. BFA Thesis Exhibition.

 

 

$375 Visiting Writers Series/David Ohle Reading / MFA English
A fiction reading followed by a Q & A session the next morning by David Ohle in Memorial Hall on November 3, 2005.

 

 

$325 Dona Ann McAdams talk/performance / Commonwealth College
A free talk/performance by Dona Ann McAdams in Herter 127 on May 3, 2006.

 

 

$50 Karen Dolmanisth: A Lecture by the Artist / Art Department
A lecture by Karen Dolmanisth about her installation work, November 10, 2005, in Herter Hall 111.

 

 

$300 SCREENING: "WHEN THE SPIRITS DANCE MAMBO" / Black Graduate Student Organization/RSO
A free screening of the documentary film by Dr. Marta Moreno Vega and Bobby Shepard followed by a Q&A discussion with Dr. Vega. April 20, 2006, in Thompson.

 

 

$425 Cape Verdean Cultural Night / Cape Verdean Student Alliance/RSO
The Annual Cape Verdean Cultural Night held on November 12, 2005, 7 P.M.-2 A.M. in the Campus Center Auditorium.

 

 

$500 2006 African Celebration / African Student Association/RSO
The 2006 African Celebration will be held from 7pm-2am on Saturday, April 22, 2006 in the Campus Center Auditorium.

 

 

$100 Welcome to the Jungle / Art Department
A BFA thesis project using elements of photography, drawing and design to fabricate characters inspired by the songs from various Guns n' Roses albums at the Student Union Art Gallery on December 12 and 16, 2005.

 

 

$400 The Loaner/Another Day in the Park / Theater Department
Two films by student Sean George will be screened during the week of May 22-26, 2006 in FAC 203.

 

 

$100 Week on the War-Artistic Expression / Palestine Action Coalition/RSO
Free exhibit titled "The Iraqi Children Art exchange program" and "1000 Faces of War Experience: Portraits and Words of Americans who have Served in Iraq or Afghanistan ." November 7-12, 2005, at the Student Union Ballroom and the Dubois Library.

 

 

$350 1108:AmerAKA's Finest / Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority/RSO
A performance on December 9, 2005, 8 P.M.-2 A.M. in the Campus Center Auditorium featuring traditional steps and strolls made popular by the National Pan-Hellenic Council.

 

 

$650 Short Cuts Literary Journal / Short Cuts
Copies of this free publication will be distributed in May 2006 on the Campus Center Concourse tables and within literature based campus departments.

 

 

$150 Leaving A Legacy: Unleashing your Potential in 2006 / United Asian Cultural Center
An awards luncheon held on Sunday, April 30, 2006 in the Student Union Ballroom featuring cultural dancing and singing.

 

 

$500 Queerfest / UMass Pride Alliance
The 11th Annual QUEERFEST will take place on April 27, 2006 on the Library lawn and Student Union Ballroom.

 

 

$400 BFA Thesis: Ben Silva / Art Department
A BFA thesis exhibition at the Student Union Gallery during the week of April 10, 2006 involving an installation series of three narrative landscapes, each interrelated by overlapping materials.

 

 

$250 David Darling Master Class / Commonwealth College
This free class held on November 9, 2005 in Bezanson featuring David Darling, a cellist, composer, and founder of "Music for People."

 

 

$75 An Exploration of Light / Art Department
A seminar, "An Exploration of Light and Space: A response to a lecture by Robert Irwin" at 9 A.M. on December 1, 2005 in the FAC.

 

 

$500 Dance Team Pep Rally / UMass Dance Team/RSO
A Pep Rally to be held at 6 P.M. on April 2, 2006 in the Curry Hicks Cage.

 

 

$500 LOSAR / Student for a Free Tibet/RSO
A celebration of the Tibetan New Year and culture on Friday, March 4, 2006 in the Campus Center Auditorium.

 

 

$450 Shameless: An Evening with Zany Angels/ Everywoman's Center
A performance combining dance, song, and spoken word performances by local artists Rythea Lee and Rose Oceania held on Tuesday, April 4, 2006 in Bartlett Hall Auditorium.

 

 

$500 Space: Book / Art Department
M.S. Design Thesis Exhibition by Sammy Lee to be held at Hampden Gallery May 1-5, 2006.

 

 

$300 "Nice Jewish Girls Gone Bad"/ Hillel's Cultural Committee
A performance of part comedy, part spoken word/slam poetry, part song and dance troupe to address and challenge stereotypes of Jewish women on Wednesday, March 15, 2006 in the Campus Center Auditorium.

 

 

$500 Visiting Writers Series / MFA Program for Poets and Writers
A free reading followed by a Q & A session by Thomas Sayers held at 8 PM on Thursday, March 30, 2006 in Memorial Hall.

 

 

$300 BFA: Nicole Steiner / Art Department
Nicole Steiner's BFA Gallery Exhibit, "Does it Sell" will be hung in the Student Union Gallery April 24-28, 2006 at various times. Images will also be hung and displayed on the PVTA bus system and around Amherst/Northampton.

 

 

$750 World and Image in Contemporary Art / Art Department
The University Museum of Contemporary Art 's first student-curated exhibition, April 27-June 12, 2006, will utilize the Gallery's significant collection of contemporary works of art on paper and correspond with a graduate art history seminar to increase the awareness of the unique role the Gallery's resources have to offer to students.

 

2004-2005

$250 Gospel Concert B.A.S.I.C /RSO 

 

 

$200 Dance Expose Student Activities Office

 

 

$350 "What are you? A Play about Multiracial Asians" Theater Dept.

 

 

$400 Visiting Artist Lecture Series Graduate Art Student Assoc.

 

 

$200 Dance and Martial Arts Workshop SAMBA/RSO

 

 

$450 "The Agents of Socialization-BFA Thesis" Art Department

 

 

$250 Visiting Writers Series: Poetry Readings MFA Program for Poets and Writers

 

 

$170 Architecture/Design Public Outreach Program Design Student Group

 

 

$100 Eat, Listen, Create! Art Department

 

 

$100 An Evening with Chris Nelson Art Department

 

 

$250 Korean Film Festival Korean Graduate Student Assoc.

 

 

$350 Art Cycles Commuter Services Housing Resource Center

 

 

$250 HASA CASA Cultural Night HASA CASA/RSOs

 

 

$200 Asian Spring Festival Pi Delta Psi

 

 

$250 Casino Court BFA Exhibition Art Department

 

 

$100 "Pursuing Inspiration" Art Department

 

 

$400 "Hello Stranger" Art Department

 

 

$300 In The Many. Art Department

 

 

$200 Keith-Curtis & McLaughlin BFA Thesis Exhibition Art Department

 

 

$472 Computer, Photography, Design BFA Show Art Department

 

 

$200 RealizAsian Magazine Asian American Student Association/RSO

 

 

$700 The Nexus Magazine Nexus Magazine

 

 

$750 Intimate Expanse-Dream Team Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning

 

 

$568 The Art of Commercialization Art Department

 

 

$750 Dance Team Pep Rally UMass Dance Team/RSO

 

 

$300 Battle of the Bands 2005 Southwest Area Government

 

 

$200 Senior Thesis Open Studio Art Department

 

 

$500 Parking Lot Public Art: The Illumination Project Graduate Art Student Association

 

 

$500 BFA Thesis: Amanda Branagan Art Department

 

 

$750 "Life is a Dream" Theater Department

 

 

$240 BFA Thesis: Carolyn Melbye Art Department

 

 

$600 Radical Jewish Culture Conversation Series Hillel and the Radical Student Union

 

 

$400 "Thirty-One, Five" MFA Thesis screening/exhibition Art Department

 

 

$300 Cape Verdean Awareness Night Cape Verdean Student Alliance

 

2003-2004

$600.00 African Student Association African Cultural Night 

 

 

$500.00 Art Department Under Artificial Light: A Postmodern Affair

 

 

$750.00 Asian American Studies Committee Asian American/Latino Spoken Word Poetry

 

 

$750.00 Bachelors Detree with Individual Concentration C'est Moi

 

 

$750.00 Cape Verdean Student Alliance Cape Verdean 20th Anniversary. Gala

 

 

$750.00 Dept. of Landscape Architecture & Regional Planning Design Exhibition for LARP

 

 

$750.00 Dept. of Landscape Architecture & Regional Planning Landscape Links: A Look at the Etchings of Frank A. Waugh

 

 

$700.00 Distinguished Visitors Program An Evening with Maya Angelou

 

 

$450.00 Everywoman's Center Healing the Wounded Heart: Survivor Art Exhibit

 

 

$750.00 Herter Gallery Graduate Forum Lecture Series

 

 

$400.00 India Student Association India Nite 2003

 

 

$650.00 Jewish Student Union "Never Again: Memorializing the Holocaust"

 

 

$750.00 Jubilat Literary Journal Jubilat 7

 

 

$200.00 Nuance Multicultural Program Nuance Mural

 

 

$500.00 SAMBA SAMBA Spring Carnival

 

 

$350.00 Southwest Area Government Southwest Battle of the Bands 2003

 

 

$750.00 Theater Department Shadows and Drums

 

2002-2003

$600.00 African Student Association African Cultural Night

 

 

$500.00 Art Department Under Artificial Light: A Postmodern Affair

 

 

$750.00 Asian American Studies Committee Asian American/Latino Spoken Word Poetry

 

 

$750.00 Bachelors Detree with Individual Concentration C'est Moi

 

 

$750.00 Cape Verdean Student Alliance Cape Verdean 20th Anniversary. Gala

 

 

$750.00 Dept. of Landscape Architecture & Regional Planning Design Exhibition for LARP

 

 

$750.00 Dept. of Landscape Architecture & Regional Planning Landscape Links: A Look at the Etchings of Frank A. Waugh

 

 

$700.00 Distinguished Visitors Program An Evening with Maya Angelou

 

 

$450.00 Everywoman's Center Healing the Wounded Heart: Survivor Art Exhibit

 

 

 

$750.00 Herter Gallery Graduate Forum Lecture Series

 

 

 

$400.00 India Student Association India Nite 2003

 

 

 

$650.00 Jewish Student Union "Never Again: Memorializing the Holocaust"

 

 

 

$750.00 Jubilat Literary Journal Jubilat 7

 

 

 

$200.00 Nuance Multicultural Program Nuance Mural

 

 

 

$500.00 SAMBA SAMBA Spring Carnival

 

 

 

$350.00 Southwest Area Government Southwest Battle of the Bands 2003

 

 

 

$750.00 Theater Department Shadows and Drums

 

2001-2002

$550.00 Art Department Visiting Artist Series, 3 Contemporary Artists 

 

 

$150.00 Art Department Facets Exposed

 

 

$250.00 Art Department Mother Tongue

 

 

$160.00 Art Department Production of "Thru" (part of Animation Showdown)

 

 

$200.00 Art Department Dannielle Tegeder Lecture

 

 

$600.00 Asian American Stud. Assoc. RealizAsian journal

 

 

$650.00 Black Students Union All That Jazz

 

 

$500.00 Black Students Union AfroSoniks: Reggae Music, HipHop Culture and Spoken Word Poetry

 

 

$650.00 Boricuas Unidos The Curves We Have

 

 

$200.00 Cape Verdean Student Alliance Cape Verdean Cultural Night

 

 

$300.00 Everywoman's Center International Women's Day Events

 

 

$300.00 Haitian American Students Association "Embracing Our Future"

 

 

$750.00 Hampden and Central Galleries Rapid Response

 

 

$275.00 Juggling Club The Big Fat Juggling Show

 

 

$729.00 Multicultural Programs Department Solos & Duos Series

 

 

$750.00 Native American Stud. Assoc. Native Craft/Beading Classes

 

 

$600.00 Soul TV Fashion Show 2001

 

 

$500.00 Theater Department Love's Labor Lost

 

 

$450.00 Theater Department Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill

 

 

$500.00 UMass Srutilaya Raga and Sahita: An Indian Classical Vocal Concert

 

 

$750.00 UMass Srutilaya Silken Bow: An Indian Classical Violin Concert

 

 

$600.00 UMass Theatre Guild The Laramie Project

 

 

$450.00 UMass Theatre Guild Once Upon a Mattress

 

2000-2001

$750.00 Area Director-Housing Services Southwest Pedestrian Tunnel Beautification Project 

 

 

$580.00 Art Department Visiting Artist Presentation

 

 

$500.00 Art Department Public Art Project

 

 

$500.00 Black Students Union Brother Man

 

 

$250.00 Boricuas Unidos Seventh Annual Puerto Rican Cultural Night

 

 

$250.00 Brown House Council Brown House Recreation Room Mural Project

 

 

$300.00 Computer Photography Design Area Meet Faith Hubley: An Animated Spirit

 

 

$350.00 Dance Department Cobblestones for the Emerging Choreographer Series

 

 

$75.00 Department of Music and Dance The Music of Paul Bowles-A Lecture Recital

 

 

$750.00 Dept. of Landscape Architecture & Regional Planning Tilted Lawn

 

 

$580.00 Everywoman's Center An Evening with Sonia Sanchez

 

 

$150.00 Everywoman's Center 5-Con/Our Con Artshow & Presentation of Rocky Horror

 

 

$750.00 Fine Arts Center Fine Arts Center Fall Festival

 

 

$250.00 Foreign Language Resource Center Mural Commission/Call for Entries

 

 

$500.00 Landscape Architecture Arts in the Arboretum

 

 

$800.00 Landscape Architecture Sculptures for Durfee Gardens

 

 

$350.00 MFA Program for Poets and Writers The Big Small Press Fest

 

 

$200.00 Music in a Bottle Multi-Media Arts Bazaar

 

 

$750.00 Orchard Hill Area Government Orchard Hill Bowl Day/Fill The Hill

 

 

$100.00 Price/Crampton Graduate Complex Organizers Around the World in Thirty Days

 

 

$500.00 Student Union Craft Center Fit to Tie-Making Hand Dyed Scarves

 

 

$350.00 Students for a Free Tibet LOSAR (Tibetan New Year)

 

 

$750.00 Theater Department Masque

 

 

$200.00 Theater Department The Casting Workshop with Sherry Thomas

 

 

$225.00 Theater Department The Audition Seminar

 

 

$710.00 UMass Srutilaya Rhythm & Melody: An evening of Indian Classical M

 

 

$600.00 Vietnamese Students Association Tet-Vietnamese New Year

 

 

$500.00 W.E.B. DuBois Lib. Art Committee DuBois Library Latino Culture & Heritage Art Project

 

1999-2000

$345.00 Grassroots & Community Development in Ivanhoe

 

 

$200.00 Active Ingredients Active Ingredients First Show of the Semester

 

 

$275.00 Asian American Studies Committee Contemporary Vietnamese American Writers

 

 

$400.00 Center for Research in Art and Technology Presentation by Luisz Marisy Marinez

 

 

$150.00 Chinese Students & Scholars' Association Chinese Culture Festival

 

 

$375.00 Department of Music and Dance Faculty Recital

 

 

$350.00 Everywoman's Center The Vagina Monologues

 

 

$340.00 National Society of Back Engineers Latin and African Drum Culture Sharing

 

 

$500.00 Something Every Friday Ruben Blades, Concert, Musical, Clinic and Lecture

 

 

$750.00 Something Every Friday Jabali Africa

 

 

$600.00 South Asian Student Association Mauj Masti

 

 

$300.00 South Asian Student Association Desi Dhamaka 2000: Bringing South Asia to UMass

 

 

$200.00 Student Union Craft Center Nature Photo Workshop

 

 

$215.00 Student Visual Arts Group Personal Infection and Family

 

 

$500.00 Theater Department 2 Events with Independent Casting Director, Gale Salus

 

 

$400.00 Theater Department B.O.R.N.

 

 

$200.00 Theater Department An Artists Career

 

 

$750.00 UMass Theatre Guild Noises Off

 

 

$750.00 UMass Theatre Guild Reckless

 

 

1998-1999

$750.00 Art Department Visual Studies Lecture Series 

 

 

$500.00 Art Department Divided Line

 

 

$750.00 Born Again Students in Christ Club Prodigy

 

 

$350.00 Casa Dominicana Latinos in Style 1999- Sabor Latino

 

 

$750.00 Department of Music and Dance Jazz Recital

 

 

$600.00 Graduate Art Student Association (GASA) Eric Bass: The Art Object as Actor

 

 

$200.00 Graduate Art Student Association (GASA) Artist Residency: Experiences at Kohler Industries

 

 

$150.00 Graduate Art Student Association (GASA) At Home in My Body

 

 

$550.00 Japan America Club Japan Week '99

 

 

$254.00 Landscape Architecture Sculptures for Durfee Gardens

 

 

$400.00 Students for a Free Tibet Mandala Painting

 

 

$500.00 Students for a Free Tibet Tangka Painting Lecture and Demonstration

 

 

$750.00 Theater Department Romeo and Juliet

 

 

$750.00 UMass Theatre Guild SubUrbia

 

 

$750.00 UVC-TV 19 Passed Tense 

Next Grant Deadline

FALL 2017:
9/13/2017 for events after 9/26/2017;
10/11/2017 for events after 10/24/2017;
11/8/2017 for events after 11/21/2017

SPRING 2018:
1/24/2018 for events after 2/6/2018;
2/21/2018 for events after 3/6/2018;
3/14/2018 for events after 3/27/2018

All grants are due at noon on the day of the deadline

More Information

Contact Information:

Voice: (413) 545-0202
Fax:    (413) 545-0132
Email: acouncil@acad.umass.edu


The Arts Council does not have full-time staff.  Please leave your message or send an email and a staff member will contact you.
 

Mailing Address:

UMass Arts Council
10 Curry Hicks - 100 Hicks Way
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Amherst, MA 01003-9267

 

Please note that the Arts Council is only staffed during the academic year!