VPA News and Events
Merrimack student artists kicked off a new exhibition, “It’s OK To Not Be OK,” with a virtual opening on Friday, April 2. Housed in McCoy Gallery, the show features work from a newly offered fall 2020 course and grapples with everything from life during the pandemic, to civil rights and the rise of blind patriotism in the U.S. The exhibition will run through Friday, April 16.
The Visual and Performing Arts Department is proud to announce that a new exhibition is on display in the McCoy Gallery.
Maria Galante is an adjunct professor currently teaching courses Intro to Type and Graphic Design, as well as Creating Infographics.
Lance de Selm, ’22, a rising senior majoring in communications and media with a double minor in music and sport management, landed an exciting broadcast internship with the Merrimack College Athletics Department. The internship has allowed de Selm to engage in hands-on experiential learning in a field he would like to pursue upon graduation.
VPA Instructor Cristi Catt’s music group Telltale Crossing has released its debut album Door Ajar on all major music streaming platforms.
Merrimack has launched its inaugural marching band to accompany the College’s Division I athletic program.
Art History Professor, Dr. Ellen Longsworth’s article “The Remarkable Tomb of Abbot Meli”, has been published online in Iconocrazia.
Merrimack’s new fight song was written by alumna Paige Sorensen ’19.
How Merrimack College Adjunct Professor Julia Buntaine Hoel became the founding director of SciArt Initiative.
Two students decided to rely on their passions to help themselves and others through this tough time.
Check out what our voice students have been up to.
A Zoom recital featuring the talented Voice Studio Students.
This year, two students submitted their works and were chosen to be displayed on the AIGA’s website.
As the Director of Campus Music, Dr. Hinton changed and adapted his approach to the Concert Choir and Schola ensembles by utilizing technology this year.
Dr. Hugh Hinton performs in videos commemorating a big Bethoveen birthday.
Professor Johnathan Latiano, MFA, has been accepted as a member to be part of the Boston Sculptors Gallery.
Andrew Cote, Merrimack’s assistant band director, has scored music for season one of the podcast Consolation Prize.
Julia Buntaine Hoel’s work The Unexpected Visitor by Ilya Repin is on display in Florida as part of the “Vespertine” exhibition at the Dunedin Fine Arts Center.
Merrimack Professors Christopher S. Stuetzle, Ph.D, and Dan Vlahos, MFA developed an experiential and interdisciplinary course entitled Design and Development of Interactive Experiences.
Hamilton: An American Musical, Lin-Manuel Miranda’s ground-breaking production about the life and times of the Founding Father is the source material for Associate Professor of Theatre, Kathleen Sills, Ph.D., in the development of a new course and community engagement project.
Visual and Performing Arts Professor, Dr. Laura Pruett, and Associate Professor of Mathematics, Dr. Brandy Benedict, have been researching, developing, and will ultimately co-teach a course in Music and STEM (Science, Technology, Math, and Engineering)
Assistant professor of art/art history, Johnathan Latiano, MFA, gave a talk, “Time as a Muse,” at the Broto 2020 Conference.
Assistant professor of graphic design, Dan Vlahos, MFA, was elected for membership to the Society of Printers.
Merrimack professors combined their expertise in art and science to create a unique, cross-collaborative project for students resulting in “Highly Cultured,” an exhibition of living, microbial-based artworks.