May 2, 2022 by Stewart Ikeda
In recognition of Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month, The Umbrella Arts Center is pleased to share materials from a presentation last month by our 2021-2022 Artist in Residence Sally Lee.A Boston-based installation artist from Arkansas, Lee is currently an adjunct professor at Northeastern University, teaches at the New Art Center, is a Ceramic Studio Assistant at... Keep Reading »
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December 2, 2015 by Jess
written by Sarah Fagan,2015-2016 Artist-in-ResidenceEarlier this month I gave my first talk as the Umbrella's Artist-in-Residence. The topic was the meaningful use of emptiness in art: the power of a Rothko color field, for example. After much musing about the utility of emptiness this month, the world was sure to remind me of the yin to the yang of the void. So this post... Keep Reading »
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September 30, 2015 by Jess
-written by Artist-in-Residence, Sarah FaganI pride myself in packing light, but with an odd brand of efficiency that reveals my priorities. Six years ago I moved from Quincy, Massachusetts to Portland, Oregon with only what fit in the car. This involved leaving quite a bit of furniture and a tennis racquet on the side of the road, but included such necessities as a... Keep Reading »
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