Ben Evans (Fine Arts 2011) Featured on WBUR’s ‘The Artery’

Ben Evans’ recent installation at Gallery NAGA is the subject of an article on WBUR’s ‘The Artery’ . Congratulations Ben!

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Gallery Reception Tonight, 1/30

Join us tonight from 5-7 p.m. for an opening reception for the Stephen D. Paine Scholarship exhibition. Exhibition on view in the Suffolk University Gallery through February 20.


Last Week to See ‘Full Count’ by Ben Evans at Gallery NAGA

Ben Evans, Fine Arts 2011, presents his second major exhibition ‘Full Count’ at Gallery NAGA. Ben’s immersive installation charts the career of fictional baseball player Benny Cobb. Through this character notions of masculinity and the complexities of love are explored.

Navigating relationships is also a theme found in Benjamin Evans’ work. A recent graduate of New England School of Art and Design at Suffolk University, Evans incorporates found materials, film, and photography to mediate the concepts of love, sex, and virility. For his installation at NAGA, Evans explores the idea of how the game of baseball can be used to reflect on the concept of virility and relationships in a sexualized world. Evans constructs a baseball-themed environment installation to tell the story of the fictional rising star for the New Berry Roosters, Benny Cobb. Full Press Release

‘Full Count’ is on view at Gallery NAGA, 67 Newbury St, through February 1st.

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Photography Exhibit & Conference at Suffolk’s Adam’s Gallery

591The Mirror of Race: Seeing Ourselves through History, a photography exhibit that challenges viewers to think about what they see when they reflect on images from an earlier time, continues at the Adams Gallery through February 25.

The exhibit includes daguerreotypes, tintypes, ambrotypes and other forms of early photography as well as prints from tintypes made by an Air National Guardsman deployed to Afghanistan. Ed Drew’s modern-day tintypes are believed to be the first battle-zone photographs using this method since the American Civil War.

Philosophy Professor Gregory Fried, who curated the exhibit, has long been engaged in the Mirror of Race project, which encourages people to “reexamine how they see others and themselves” as they explore an online exhibition of historical American photographs. Originals of many of these images are included in the exhibit.

The Suffolk community is invited to attend a A Mirror of Race conference on Friday, January 31, in the first-floor function room, Sargent Hall. The conference will include speakers on the history of race and photography and on how narrative forms our identity.

The event is free and open to the public. Registration is required if you plan to attend the luncheon.

Reminder – Call for Submissions, Deadline 1/21

The Gallery Committee is seeking a broad range of artwork to be sold or leased to Suffolk University, that represents all aspects of NESAD & Suffolk University’s diverse community. Work will be selected for display in the Law School and Tremont Street buildings.

Deadline: Tuesday, January 21, 2014

  • Please send jpg images to &
  • Images should be at least 1200 pixels in one dimension. Files should be under 10 mb.
  • IMPORTANT: File name format = lastname_dimensions_title.jpg – for example, Fuchel_24x36_Untitled.jpg
  • Maximum submission: 7 pieces

Include the following:

  • Your Name
  • Contact Information (phone and email)
  • Short description – i.e. title, media, dimensions, date

Suffolk University Career Event – 1/14

Suffolk University alumni association is hosting a terrific series of career events for 2014. Learn strategies for creating a personal network to help achieve your career goals with: 

Creating Your Personal Advisory Group

Tuesday, January 14, 2014
73 Tremont St, 1st floor

Paul Tanklefsky, Director of Career Services and Cooperative Education, Suffolk University
Vanecia Harrison-Sanders, Independent Career Advisory

Light appetizers will be served along with a cash bar.

Follow the entire Inspired Career Series on Twitter: #SuffolkICS

Questions? Contact Tramaine Weekes at

From Paper to Pixels App Workshop 1/14 – CANCELLED

Stay tuned for details about the rescheduled workshop.

As part of the From Paper to Pixels Aaron Artessa, Art Director at Infrared5, will give a workshop on mobile/web application design on January 14 from 12:40-2:30 p.m. Alumni are welcome to attend. RSVP to Deborah Davidson,

Workshop Description:

In this workshop, Aaron Artessa, Art Director at Infrared5 will describe the steps taken to create an application for mobile/ web. Students will learn what UI/UX design is and how to approach a project. In addition, participants will be given the opportunity to work on a practical application together as a group and then break up into smaller teams to create work as if to present to a client. Students will take away a practical application of the skills and understand how planning is just as important as execution.

Aaron Artessa – Art Director, Infrared5:

With a BFA in Illustration from the University of the Arts Philadelphia, Aaron seamlessly shifts between numerous projects adding a dash of creative genius to everything he works on. A former book and magazine illustrator, he now designs original game UI and levels for titles like Hasbro: Game of Life Zapped Edition, Wheel of Fortune and Rock Band Blitz. When not hard at work in the Creative department, Aaron spends his time doing modeling, digital painting, working on games or completing improvements on his 100 year old house.

Opening Friday, 1/10 Ben Evans (Fine Arts 2011) at Gallery NAGA

Benjamin Evans

 Full  Count 

 January 3 – February 1
 Reception: Friday, January 10, 6 – 8 pm




 Gallery NAGA 
67 Newbury Street
Boston MA 02116


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