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1234 Columbus Avenue
Building 3, Room 211A
Boston, MA 02120
Phone: 857-701-1380
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Academic Building Art

Ceremonial Doors: “Nyame Biribi Wo SoroNa Ma Embeka Mensa” (“God, There Is Something In The Heavens, Let It Reach Me”) (1991) by Napoleon Jones-Henderson. Carved mahogany and porcelain enamel, each door 10’x5’. Commissioned by the Massachusetts Art in Public Places Program, the Division of Capital Planning and Operations, and the Massachusetts Cultural Council. Artist's website: https://www.napoleonjoneshenderson.com/

 

Shadows #1 (1980) by Candy Nartonis. Silkscreen, 11"x10". Donated 2005 by the artist in conjunction with The Art Connection. Artist’s website: www.cnartonis.com

 

Shadows #2 (1980) by Candy Nartonis. Silkscreen, 11"x10". Donated 2005 by the artist in conjunction with The Art Connection. Artist’s website: www.cnartonis.com

 

Girl in Green by Durlabh Singh, 22”x16”. Donated 2005 by the artist. Artist’s website: http://failbetter.com/03/SinghClaws.htm

 

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Bird-Man by Berta Golahny. Wood engraving, 12”x9”. Donated 2005 by the artist in conjunction with The Art Connection. Artist’s website: http://golahny.org/

 

Blue Creamer (1986) by Anne Silber. Donated 2005 by the artist in conjunction with The Art ConnectionArtist’s website: www.annesilber.com

 

Stargazer (1987) by Anne Silber. Serigraph. Donated 2005 by the artist in conjunction with The Art Connection. Artist’s website: www.annesilber.com

 

Intervale #1 (1982) by Irma Cerese. Acrylic, 36"x54". Donated 2005 by the artist in conjunction with The Art Connection. Artist’s website: www.ceresearts.com

 

In Situ #2, (1996) by Phyllis Ewen. Woodcut monoprint, 30"x22". Donated 2005 by the artist in conjunction with The Art Connection. Artist’s website: www.phyllisewen.com

 

Untitled, (2003) by Jo Ann Rothschild. Oil on linen, 14"x18". Donated 2005 by the artist in conjunction with The Art Connection. Artist’s website: http://www.joannrothschild.com/

 

Path: Sky/Ground, (1986) by Eleanor Rubin. Woodcut monoprint, 26'x38". Donated 2005 by the artist in conjunction with The Art Connection. Artist’s website: www.ellyrubin.com

 


Refraction, (2000) by Dorothy Arnold. Mixed media on canvas, 20"x80". Donated 2005 by the artist in conjunction with The Art Connection.

 

Parade on Hammond Street, Print, 18”x23”. A copy of the painting of the same name (1935) by Allan Rohan Crite. Description: Hammond Street is a street in the Roxbury section of Boston, about seven blocks from Roxbury Community College. For more, click here. Artist’s Biography: http://tinyurl.com/7x4erw2

 

Untitled. Interesting example of Haitian “peinture naïf.” Donated about 2005.

 

Kings’ Symbols of the Kingdom of Dahomey. Quilt, 33”x51”. Donated 2012 by E.Ryan Clavelli.

 

Geometric artwork. Cloth, 18”x18”. Donated by Judy Kahalas.

 

Geometric artwork. Cloth, 18”x18”. Donated by Judy Kahalas.

 

Geometric artwork. Cloth, 18”x18”. Donated by Judy Kahalas.

 

Untitled. Sand art, 19”x27”. On loan since 2006 by Veronica McCormack.

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Horse Men by Sidney Hurwitz. Colored woodcut, 24"x24". Donated 2005 by June & Arnold Judson in conjunction with The Art Connection.

 

Small Lanscape #1, (1980) by Judith Liberman. Acrylic, 6"x9". Donated 2005 by the artist in conjunction with The Art Connection.

 

Small Lanscape #4, (1980) by Judith Liberman. Acrylic, 6"x9". Donated 2005 by the artist in conjunction with The Art Connection.

 

Ci Wara Antelope HeaddressCarved wood with metal, 37”. African artifact, collected by Genevieve McMillan. Donated 2012 by the Genevieve McMillan-Reba Stewart Foundation.

 

Wooden Stool in the Form of an Animal from Dogon. Carved wood, 8”x25”. African artifact, collected by Genevieve McMillan. Donated 2012 by the Genevieve McMillan-Reba Stewart Foundation.

 

Standing Female Figure from Bamana (Bambara). Carved wood, 42”. African artifact, collected by Genevieve McMillan. Donated 2012 by the Genevieve McMillan-Reba Stewart Foundation. Note: the Bamana people are from Mali.

 

Animal Mask from Bobo. Carved wood, 22”. African artifact, collected by Genevieve McMillan. Donated 2012 by Genevieve McMillan-Reba Stewart Foundation. Note: the Bobo people live in Burkina Faso and Mali.

 

Kpan Pre Mask. Carved wood, 15”. African artifact, collected by Genevieve McMillan. Donated 2012 by the Genevieve McMillan-Reba Stewart FoundationDescription: Click here for a description of the mask.

 

Wooden Animal Mask from Bobo. Carved wood, 27”. African artifact, collected by Genevieve McMillan. Donated 2012 by the Genevieve McMillan-Reba Stewart Foundation. Note: the Bobo people live in Burkina Faso and Mali.

 

Wooden Rabbit Mask from Kuramba, West Africa. Carved wood, 51”. African artifact, collected by Genevieve McMillan. Donated 2012 by the Genevieve McMillan-Reba Stewart Foundation.

 

Untitled, by Reba Stewart. Pen and Ink, 15”x20”. Donated 2012 by the Genevieve McMillan-Reba Stewart Foundation. Artist’s website: http://mit.edu/womens-studies/www/reba/reba.htm

 

Untitled, by Reba Stewart. Watercolor, 17”x22”. Donated 2012 by the Genevieve McMillan-Reba Stewart Foundation. Artist’s website: http://mit.edu/womens-studies/www/reba/reba.htm

 

San Juan Bay, (1969), by Reba Stewart. Color Pen and Ink, 17”x22”. Donated 2012 by Genevieve McMillan-Reba Stewart Foundation. Artist’s website: http://mit.edu/womens-studies/www/reba/reba.htm

 

Survivor, (1991) by Ellen Sperling. Sculpture, steel, branches & paper, 90"x76"x42". Donated 2005 by the artist in conjunction with The Art Connection.

 

Dark Wall, (1990) by Suzanne Hodes. Oil & mixed media, 30"x40". Donated 2005 by the artist in conjunction with The Art Connection. Artist’s website: www.suzannehodes.com

 

Capriccio/Schwelm, (2005) by Irma Cerese. Acrylic collage, 12"x12". Donated 2005 by the artist in conjunction with The Art Connection. Artist’s website: http://ceresearts.com/

 

Glass of Water, (1988) by Aaron Fink. Oil on canvas, 84”x60”. Donated 2005 by Stephen Rosenfeld in conjunction with The Art Connection. Artist’s website: http://www.alphagallery.com/artists#/aaron-fink

 

In the Book of Life, (1999) by Jo Ann Rothschild. Mixed media on canvas, 92"x136". Donated 2005 by the artist in conjunction with The Art Connection. Artist’s website: http://www.joannrothschild.com/

 

Queen Anne's Lace, (2000) by Nancy Webb. Woodcut on mulberry paper, 45"x13". Donated 2005 by the artist in conjunction with The Art Connection.

 

Wellfleet Grasses , (2000) by Nancy Webb. Woodcut on mulberry paper, 46"x11". Donated 2005 by the artist in conjunction with The Art Connection.

 

Tumi Peru. 28”x16”. Donated by Barbara Greene and Patrick L.N. Seyon in loving memory of Karron Harris.

 

Root by Stephen Hamilton. 56”x46”. On Loan by the artist since 2011. Artist’s website: http://akin1987s.blogspot.com/

 

Woman With Jug, (1985) by Durlabh Singh. Oil on paper, 15"x10". Donated 2005 by the artist in conjunction with The Art Connection. Artist’s website: http://failbetter.com/03/SinghClaws.htm

Note: The artists retain copyright of all images. No image may be reproduced without the express permission of the artist.

 

 

  Location: Between Rooms 103-105

 

Reflection, (2005) by Jessica Burko. Inkjet print, 17"x21". Donated 2012 by the artist in conjunction with The Art Connection. Click on the link to learn more about the The Art Connection.
Artist’s website: http://www.jessicaburko.com/

 

 

  Location: Between Rooms 103-105

 

On/Off, (2008) by Eleanor Elkin. Hand woven tapestry,12"x14". Donated 2012 by the artist in conjunction with The Art Connection. Click on the link to learn more about the The Art Connection.


 

  Location: Outside of bookstore

Jamaica Pond Color Memory Mosaic, by Karen Ann Victoria O'Brien. Acrylic on canvas, 24"x48". Donated 2012 by the artist in conjunction with The Art Connection. Click on the link to learn more about the The Art Connection.

 

  Location: Group Study Room

 

Man in Shabeen. Joburg (2010) by Michael Rizzo. Photograph, , 15"x15". Donated 2012 by the artist in conjunction with The Art Connection. Click on the link to learn more about the The Art Connection
 

 

[[Not pictured]]  Location: Left of Room 127

Rhino, (2001) by John Guthrie. Acrylic on paper, 30"x22". Donated 2012 by the artist in conjunction with The Art Connection. Click on the link to learn more about the The Art Connection. Artist’s website: http://www.johnkguthrie.com/index.html

 

 

  Location: Right of Multicultural Institute Room 130

 

Foreign Intrigue, (1988) by Anne Silber. Serigraph, 18"x24". Donated 2012 by the artist in conjunction with The Art Connection. Click on the link to learn more about the The Art Connection.
Artist’s website: http://www.annesilber.com/

 

Note: The artists retain copyright of all images. No image may be reproduced without the express permission of the artist.

 

 

 

 

  Location: Over water fountain 2nd floor west

 

 

Window of Opportunity. Boston, MA.,(2005) by Gretchen Ann Graham. Photograph. RC archival silver gelatin print., 2005, 14"x11 ". This boy in the photo was late for school one day and was locked out. The photographer caught him making this humorous entrance. Donated 2012 by the  artist in conjunction with The Art Connection. Click on the link to learn
more about the The Art Connection

 

 

  Location: Across from Library computer room

 

Indian Corn (1973) by Susan Schwalb. Watercolor, ink on paper, 18"x24". Look for the profile of an Indian at right side of the corn plant. Donated 2012 by the artist in conjunction with The Art Connection. Click on the link to learn more about the The Art Connection
Artist’s website: http://www.susanschwalb.com/

 

 

  Location: Outside Library entrance

 

Cake Pan by Ken Beck. Lithograph, 12"x16". Donated 2012 by the artist in conjunction with The Art Connection. Click on the link to learn more about the The Art Connection  Artist’s website: https://www.gallerynaga.com/artists-list/ken-beck/

 

 

  Location: Outside Library entrance

 

 

Introspective by Dorothy Uhlig Green. Oil, 26"x21 ". Donated 2012 by the artist in conjunction with The Art Connection. Click on the link to learn more about the The Art Connection

 

 

  Location: Pillar right of Library entrance

 

 

Untitled (Three Adults & Child). Oil, 28"x22". Donated 2012 by Hans & Herta Loeser in conjunction with The Art Connection. Click on the link to learn more about the The Art Connection

 

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  Location: Right of East stairway

 

(City of) Acre Reflection (#401) (1978) ,by Judith Liberman.Acrylic, 9"x12". Donated 2012 by the artist in conjunction with The Art Connection. Click on the link to learn more about the The Art Connection
Artist’s website: http://www.libermanart.com/

 

 

  Location: Room 207Q

 

 

Alter G. Copan (1984) by Rick Harlow.  30”x36”.  On loan from Rudy Kikel.  Artist’s website:  http://www.rickharlowstudio.com/bio

 

 
  Location: Library

 

Whole Field Burning (1989-1990) by Peter Hoyle.  36”x120”.  On loan by Rudy Kikel. 

 

 

  Location: Outside of Math Lab Room 206  

 

 

Untitled by Reginald Gee. Craypas on paper, 17"x18". Donated 2012 by Harriet Finkelstein in conjunction with The Art Connection. Click on the link to learn more about the The Art Connection Artist’s website: http://www.art-search.net/

 

 

  Location: Left of Language Lab

 

Rose Quartz by Chalda Maloff. Digital painting,
10"x14". Donated 2012 by the artist in conjunction with The Art Connection. Click on the link to learn more about the The Art Connection  Artist’s website: http://www.chalda.com/

 

 

  Location: Across from Writing Center

 

Evening (2006) by Faith Hyde . Mixed media on paper, "11 x 11". Donated 2012 by the artist in conjunction with The Art Connection. Click on the link to learn more about the The Art Connection

 

 

  Location: Across from Writing Center

 

Pom Pom on Commonwealth, (2009) by Faith Hyde. Mixed media on paper,, "11x11". Donated 2012 by the artist in conjunction with The Art Connection. Click on the  link to learn more about the The Art Connection

 

 

  Location: Across from Writing Center

 

Today, (2009) by Faith Hyde . Mixed media on paper, "11x11". Donated 2012 by the artist in conjunction with The Art Connection. Click on thelink to learn more about the The Art Connection

 

 

  Location: Across from Writing Center

 

Running, (2009) by Faith Hyde. Mixed media on paper, "11x11". Donated 2012 by the artist in conjunction with The Art Connection. Click on the link to learn more about the The Art Connection

 

 

  Location: Across from Writing Center

 

Out Front, (2011) by Faith Hyde. Mixed media on paper, 12"x12". Donated 2012 by the artist in conjunction with The Art Connection. Click on the link to learn more about the The Art Connection

 

 

  Location: Across from Writing Center

 

Wandering (2011) by Faith Hyde. Mixed media on paper, 12"x12". Donated 2012 by the artist in conjunction with The Art Connection. Click on the link to learn more about the The Art Connection

 

 

Note: The artists retain copyright of all images. No image may be reproduced without the express permission of the artist.

 

 

[[Not pictured]]  Location: Right of Room 345

Study #12, (1997) by Susan Schwalb. Acrylic, gold leaf on wood, 8”x10”. Donated 2013 by the artist in conjunction with The Art Connection. Click on the link to learn more about the The Art Connection.
Artist’s website: http://www.susanschwalb.com/

 

 

  Location: Around corner from West stairs

 

 

Hingham Marsh, (1988) by Leslie Miller. Oil, 16”x20”. Donated 2013 by the artist in conjunction with The Art Connection. Click on the link to learn more about the The Art Connection.

 

  Location: Outside West elevator

 

 

Orange Montage, (2009) by Mark Peterson. Photograph, 25”x35”. Donated 2013 by the artist in conjunction with The Art Connection. Click on the link to learn more about the The Art Connection.
Artist’s website: http://www.siteandsituation.com/

 

 

  Location: Across from Room 338

 

 

Erice, by Caroline Di Nunzio. Mixed media, 33”x30”. Donated 2013 by the artist in conjunction with The Art Connection. Click on the link to learn more about the The Art Connection.

 

 

  Location: Across from Room 326

 

 

Persimmon in a Black Bowl, (1993) by Anne Silber. Serigraph, 26”20”. Donated 2013 by the artist in conjunction with The Art Connection. Click on the link to learn more about the The Art Connection.
Artist’s website: www.annesilber.com

 

 

  Location: Around corner from East elevator

 

 

Puzzle, (2009) by Hope Ricciardi. Oil on canvas, 30”x30”. Donated 2013 by the artist in conjunction with The Art Connection. Click on the link to learn more about the The Art Connection.
Artist’s website: http://www.hopemricciardi.com/

 

 

  Location: Around corner from East elevator

 

 

 

Heart I, (2012) by Eva Kaniasty. Photograph, 17”x13”. Donated 2013 by the artist in conjunction with The Art Connection. Click on the link to learn more about the The Art Connection.
Artist’s website: http://www.gardenofgoodandeva.com

 

 

  Location: Across from Bulletin Board, East Wing

 

Woods in Autumn, (1968) by Edward Glannon. Watercolor, 14”x21”. Donated 2013 by Thomas Glannon & Patricia Wiley in conjunction with The Art Connection. Click on the link to learn more about the The Art Connection.
Artist’s website: http://edwardglannon.com

 

 

  Location: Left of Room 307

 

The Road Out, (1999) by Frances K. Grossman. Oil on canvas, 18”x24”. Donated 2013 by the artist in conjunction with The Art Connection. Click on the link to learn more about the The Art Connection.
Artist’s website: https://www.theartconnection.org/fran-grossman/

 

 

  Location: Right of Fire alarm, East Wing

 

 

 

Amazing Grace, by Walter Silva. Photograph, 13”x9”.  Donated 2013 by Louise Silva.

 

Note: The artists retain copyright of all images. No image may be reproduced without the express permission of the artist

 

 

 

 

  Location: Across from Room 453

 

Fall Refliction 2012, (2012) by Henry Olds. Photographic Montage Print, 13”x19”). Donated 2013 by the artist in conjunction with The Art Connection. Click on the link to learn more about the The Art Connection.
Artist’s website: http://www.patternplayproject.com/

 

 

  Location: Right of Room 448

 

 

 

Street Sweeper (China), (2007) by Rebecca Brown. Photograph, 15”x12”.  Donated 2013 by the artist in conjunction with The Art Connection. Click on the link to learn more about the The Art Connection.

 

[[Not Pictured]]  Location: Outside West elevator

 

Magical Visions: Li River #8, (2005) by Prilla Smith Brackett. Waterbased carborundum collograph, 24”x35”. Donated 2013 by the artist in conjunction with The Art Connection. Click on the link to learn more about the The Art Connection.
Artist’s website: http://prillasmithbrackett.com/

 

[[Not Pictured]]  Location: Across from Room 411

 

Birds-Kenya, (1966) by Nita Goldstein. Photograph, 13”x14”. Donated 2013 by the artist in conjunction with The Art Connection. Click on the link to learn more about the The Art Connection.

 

 

  Location: Around corner from East stairs

 

 

Bulls Eye, (2007) by Julie Angela Theresa. Oil on paper and canvas, 36”x36”. Donated 2013 by the artist in conjunction with The Art Connection. Click on the link to learn more about the The Art Connection.
Artist’s website: http://julieat.com/

 

[[Not Pictured]]  Location: Outside East elevator

 

Kite, (1988) by Rick Tunkel. Collage, handmade paper, 14”x14”. Donated 2013 by Timothy Burgers in conjunction with The Art Connection. Click on the link to learn more about the The Art Connection.

 

 

  Location: Left of Room 406

 

 

Phillip, by Walter Silva. Photograph, 7”x9”.  Donated 2013 by Louise Silva.

 

 

  Location: Left of Room 406

 

Untitled, by Walter Silva. Photograph, 5”x7”.  Donated 2013 by Louise Silva.

 

 

  Location: Left of Room 404

 

Seeing Double, (2005) by Susan Collings. Photograph, 15”x18”. Donated 2013 by the artist in conjunction with The Art Connection. Click on the link to learn more about the The Art Connection.

 

[[Not Pictured]]  Location: Right of fire sign, East Wing

 

Small Worlds 1, by Adria Arch. Acrylic on paper, 12”x11". Donated 2013 by the artist in conjunction with The Art Connection. Click on the link to learn more about the The Art Connection.
Artist’s website: http://adriaarch.blogspot.com/

 

Note: The artists retain copyright of all images. No image may be reproduced without the express permission of the artist.

 

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