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RSM Art Gallery

The RSM Art Gallery is a cultural and educational resource for the entire Bentley community. Located in the Bentley Library, the gallery sponsors six to eight exhibits per year, highlighting the work of New England artists working in a wide range of media. The RSM Art Gallery is free and open to the public when the library is open. For more information about the gallery please contact Danielle Krcmar, Curator of the RSM Art Gallery via email dkrcmar@bentley.edu or phone 781.891.2233.

 

 

Current Exhibit

Boston in 100 words
March 22 - May 3, 2022

Author and Illustrator Talk and Opening Reception
Tuesday, March 22 at 5:00 p.m

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The RSM Art Gallery at Bentley University is proud to present the illustrated posters of the winning stories from 2020 and 2021 "Boston in 100 words" contests. "Boston in 100 Words" is an annual community-based writing contest that invites anyone living, working, or attending school in Boston and some surrounding towns to write stories of 100 words or fewer that depict everyday life in their communities. A team of local, renowned writers select winning stories, which are made available to the public for free in the form of large, illustrated posters installed throughout the city. “Boston in 100 Words” seeks to impact the largest number of Bostonians possible, as authors and readers of original 100-word stories. To increase accessibility for the project "Boston in 100 words" has been translating the stories into some of the many languages spoken in Boston communities. Posters for the 2020 first place story "Freedom Trail" were printed in Spanish and English, while posters for the second-place story "Finding home in Chinatown" was printed Chinese and English. Participation in the contest is free to everyone.

"Boston in 100 Words" is modeled on a highly successful project, "Santiago in 100 Words", that has run annually in Santiago, Chile, since 2001. After years of success in Chile, the contest expanded to cities in Mexico, Colombia, Poland, The Czech Republic, Hungary, and Slovakia. Bentley faculty member and Interim Dean of Arts and Sciences, Jane De Leon Griffin founded the nonprofit Inspired Masses to bring the project to Boston, the first American city to become part of this transnational urban writing project. On March 22, at 5 pm, there will be a conversation and Q+A with some of the winning authors and illustrators who created the posters.

This year's Boston in 100 Words contest will begin accepting submissions on in late summer 2022.

Past Exhibits

2022-

2022

Beyond the Page/2020–2022
Paintings by Dana Clancy
February 2 - March 11, 2022

 

2017-2021

2021

Black @ Bentley ~ Shared Stories
June 21 -  October 15, 2021

2020

2020 International Education Photo Contest Winners and Finalists
November 6, 2020 - January 15, 2021

HOKU
Kiana Kanoa ('20), Founder and Editor in Chief
March 5 - April 18, 2020

LUMEN
Paintings by Roz Sommer
January 13 - March 2, 2020

2019

2019 International Education Photo Contest Winners and Finalists
November 8, 2019 - January 8, 2020

Vague Space
Casey Hayward
October 2 - November 5, 2019

Underline: within, and beneath, the wandering lines
Elisa H. Hamilton
August 6 - September 27, 2019

The Bentley Student Experience
Bentley University Archives
June 24 - August 2, 2019

Line as Language
Milisa Galazzi
April 25 - June 13

Other Worldly: Paintings by Nancy Hayes
March 15 - April 19, 2019

Saturation: Paintings by Christina Chang
January 14 - March 8, 2019

2018

2018 International Education Photo Contest Winners and Selection of Finalists
November 8, 2018 - January 9, 2019

Photographs by Kyle Eyma
October 5 - November 5, 2018

The Hidden World of the Nearby: Photographs by John Wawrzonek
August 20 - September 30, 2018

In A Different Light
Arnie Casavant
April 27 - June 7, 2018

Leading & Learning: A Century of Women at Bentley
Bentley University Archives
March 14 - April 22, 2018

Color – Light – Passion
Paintings by Debra Kennedy
January 20 - March 2, 2018

2017

2017 International Education Photo Contest Winners and Selection of Finalists 
November 15, 2017 - January 12, 2018

Paintings and Sculpture
Robert Collins
October 5 - November 10, 2017

The Birds, The Bees, Curiosities . . . and Books!
Annie Silverman
August 17 - October 1, 2017

Bentley University Staff Art Exhibition
June 15 - August 11, 2017

The Bentley Student Experience
Bentley University Centennial Exhibit - Bentley University Archives
April 25 - June 11, 2017

My Brother’s Black Body
Exposition of Photographs by Malakhai Pearson
April 10 - April 21, 2017

Ghost Space
Josephine Burr 
March 12 - April 6, 2017

The Bentley Campus: From Boston to Waltham
Bentley University Centennial Exhibit - Bentley University Archives
January 17 - March 2, 2017

2012-2016

2016

2016 International Education Photo Contest Finalists & Winners
December 5, 2016 - January 8, 2017

Genetic Passages: The Genotype Phenotype Project of Helen Donis-Keller
October 27 - December 2, 2016

Bentley Leaders
Bentley University Centennial Exhibit - Bentley University Archives
August 22 - October 24, 2016

Linear Expressions
Francis Domec
June 23 - August 12, 2016

Inspirations
Linda Collins
May 1 - June 17, 2016

Welcome to the Crowd
Miranda Updike
April 2 - April 29, 2016

Scholarship Paintings: The Work of Maurice M. Lindsay
February 5 - March 30, 2016

2015

2015 International Education Photo Contest Finalists & Winners
November 16 - December 22, 2015

Convoy
Cody Justus
August 24 - November 6, 2015

Subservience
Tony Schwensen
May 8 - July 24, 2015

Jackie Robinson Collection with Dr. Stephen Schlein
April 22, 2015

Wakaya Fish, Nudi's & Other Creatures
Joshua Boger
February 18 - April 25, 2015

2014

The Virtual Wall: A 25th Anniversary Commemoration of the Fall of Communism in Germany
November 17 - December 17, 2014

Cityscapes and Landscapes
Erik Pettersen
June 16 - July 14, 2014

Counterpoise
Jim Cain
April 7 - May 16, 2014

you will love this some day
Tim McCool
February 24 - April 4, 2014

Selected Works from Bentley University Artist-In-Residence Alla Lazebnik
January 15 - February 21, 2014

2013

White Terror
Huaiyu Chou
November 25, 2013 - January 10, 2014

Making Visible the Invisible: Library Data Transformed
October 21 - November 22, 2013

The Majesty of Subtle Ascents
Stephen St. Francis Decky
July 22 - October 18, 2013

Liminal Spaces
Laura Fischman
May 20 - July 12, 2013

Making Home
Heidi Hogden
April 15 - May 17, 2013

Salon
Garett Yahn
March 8 - April 12, 2013

Helen Suzman: Fighter for Human Rights
January 22 - February 22, 2013

2012

New Venue
Amy Williams
December 10, 2012 - January 18, 2103

A Few More Paintings
Thomas Willis
November 5 - December 7, 2012

Inter(play)
Leah Craig, Joe Joe Orangias, and Joanna Tam
October 1 - November 2, 2012

Seeds and Spores
Kat Ely
August 28 - September 28, 2012

Drawings from the Concurrent Influence Series
Ani Avanian
July 10 - August 23, 2012

Studies of the Old Masters
Muriel Donovan ('50)
May 31 - June 30, 2012

Pyramid Dark-Side Down
KD Resseger
April 12 - May 24, 2012

land/marks
Andrea Sherrill Evans
February 7 - April 8, 2012

2007-2011

2011

So Long, It's Been Good to Know Ya
Rachel Grobstein
December 4, 2011 - February 3, 2012

Blossom
Joo Lee Kang
November 7 - December 1, 2011

Arto Fantasma
Jason Scuilla
October 3 - October 31, 2011

Who We Are What We Do: The Best Practices' Way
Joanna Tam and Chris Ford
September 7, 2011

The End of the Line
Omer Hecht
July 25 - August 26, 2011

In the Flow
John Redick
May 25 - July 23, 2011

Change in Temperature
Eileen Wagner
April 12 - May 20, 2011

Recent Work
Maggie Connors
March 2 - April 7, 2011

Conversations With No One
Ty Paulhus
January 24 - February 24, 2011

2010

MORRIX
Jim Morris
December 6, 2010 - January 19, 2011

Formlessness
Lynda Schlosberg
October 26 - November 30, 2010

Sweetness
Soojin Kim
September 21 - October 21, 2010

The Nature of Things
Myrosha Dziuk
August 5 - September 16, 2010

Fancy Plants, Whirling and Twirling
Lisa Houck
 -and--
Fancy Plants, Grocery Store Botany
Andrea Golden 
June 3 - July 30, 2010

Bentley University Community Art Exhibition
April 20 - May 28, 2010

Recent Work
Michele L’Heureux
March 16 - April 9, 2010

One Woman, Many Perspectives IV
Marian Christy
February 17 - March 12, 2010

2009

Recent Work
Mark Johnson
December 14, 2009 - February 12, 2010

FOUND
Martin Cain
November 11 - December 10, 2009

Rabbit Tales
Patti Singer
September 30 - November 6, 2009

Large Photo Collage
Jonathan Sahula
August 19 - September 25, 2009

Reflections II / Papercuts
Leslie Miller
May 6 - July 21, 2009

Abstract: Thought or Theory
Richard Kattman
March 25 - May 1, 2009

Paintings
Brigitte Keller
February 11 - March 18, 2009

2008

Body of Water
Stacey B. McCarthy
December 4, 2008 - February 5, 2009

Borderlands
Elizabeth LeDoux
October 30 - November 28, 2008

Art Politics: East and West
June August
September 25 - October 24, 2008

Treescapes
Terry Boutelle
July 30 - September 22, 2008

Recent Work
Jim Cain
May 8 - July 18, 2008

Recent Work
Ann Turley
April 2 - May 5, 2008

Bentley College Community Art Exhibition
February 20 - March 28, 2008

Recent Photographs
Carl Tremblay
January 16 - February 15, 2008

2007

Surface Effect
Gerald Rojek
December 4, 2007 - January 11, 2008

Antarctica, Whales and Ice
Lisa Goren
October 16 - November 28, 2007

Landforms and Fairy Tales
Nancy Jenner
July 23 - September 16, 2007

Flashbacks/Paintings
Matthew J. Keenan
April 23 - June 29, 2007

Explorations
Marianne Rowe
March 14 - April 12, 2007