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New Visions of Designed Environments

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Image courtesy Kit Castagne.

This photo exhibition marks the first in a five-year series of rotating photography exhibitions that will take place at BSA Space in the Storefront Gallery and second floor conference rooms. Exhibitions are expected to change every six months and will feature a roster of photographers exploring themes related to architecture, the built environment, and the power of design to transform and improve people’s lives.

New Visions of Designed Environments features photography that represents new, creative, and diverse perspectives on the built or designed environment.

The open call for proposals sought widely diverse points of view and was open to all photographers, regardless of affiliation with the BSA/AIA or BSA Foundation. The entries were juried by Meghan Melvin, Christine O’Donnell, and Peter Vanderwarker.

All displayed artwork is for sale for the duration of the exhibition at the BSA Space Photo Galleries.

The opening reception will take place Thursday, June 6, 2019 at 6:00 pm at BSA Space.

Artwork on view from the following artists:

Sheldon Bachus
Ramsey Bakhoum
Sam Balukonis
Natalia Boltukhova
Elisif Brandon
Jamie Cascio
Glenn Church
Anthony Crisafulli
Lynne Damianos
Raj Das
Jeff Dietrich
Will Donham
Larry Dunn
Steve Dunwell
Maia Erslev
Howard Fineman
Jeffrey Fullerton
Mary Gerakaris
Christoph Gervais
Justin Hamel
Rachel Harris-Huffman
John Horner
Katrina Jannen
Louis Jones
Greer Muldowney
Eric Newnam
Mercedes Nuñez
Mark Peterson
Rudi Pizzi
Ganesh Ramachandran
Andrew Shea
Jonathan Sobin
Rustam Tahir
Setareh Tajbakhsh
Aaron Wilder
Jenn Wood
FeiFan Zhang

Meghan Melvin
Meghan Melvin is the Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Curator of Design in the Department of Prints and Drawings at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. A graduate of University College London, Meghan also holds an M.Phil in Decorative Arts from the University of Glasgow. She sits on the Exhibition Committee of BSA Space, and is Vice-President of the board of Governors at the Nichols House Museum in Beacon Hill.

Christine O’Donnell
Christine O’Donnell is the Owner and Gallery Manager of Beacon Gallery. She opened Beacon Gallery in Boston, Massachusetts after over a decade spent living and working in the field of marketing, advertising and education in Paris, Hong Kong, and Singapore. Christine has a master's degree from Tufts University in Medford, Massachusetts and a bachelor's degree from College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts. Christine is also a member of the Newton’s Cultural Council.

Peter Vanderwarker
Peter Vanderwarker is a photographer trained as an architect. His work has won Institute Honors from the American Institute of Architects, and is in major museum collections, including the MFA Boston. He is the author of two books about architecture in Boston and is represented by Gallery NAGA Boston.

All displayed artwork will be for sale for the duration of the exhibition at the BSA Space Photo Galleries.