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A Year 'Til Life Starts: Alex Sewell plans a show

Posted by Alex Pearlman  March 23, 2012 05:42 PM

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By Courtney Sacco

Alex Sewell, 22 and a Lynn native, is in his final semester as a painting major at the Massachusetts College of Art and Design. Sewell originally enrolled as a marketing major at UMass Lowell, but he transferred to MassArt after a year to pursue his passion for painting.

Alex Sewell Day 6 2012-02-25 (1 of 5).jpgAfter not receiving the nomination for MassArt's Yale/Norfolk award a few days before, Sewell picks himself up and heads to Yes.Oui.Si., a small, local gallery to discuss an art show he'd like to put on. (Courtney Sacco, Feb. 25)

Alex Sewell Day 6 2012-02-25 (2 of 5).jpgSewell's idea of putting together a large show featuring one or two pieces from a bunch of different artists received a positive response from Yes.Oui.Si. Now, his challenge is to find several artists that he likes to include in the show (Courtney Sacco, Feb. 25)

Alex Sewell Day 6 2012-02-25 (3 of 5).jpgOn his quest to find some new artists, Sewell first heads to the School of the Museum of Fine Arts. He finds himself in a woodworking studio, talking to one of the only artists that he can find in the building on a Saturday afternoon. (Courtney Sacco, Feb. 25)

Alex Sewell Day 6 2012-02-25 (4 of 5).jpgSewell waits outside a classroom full of painters. He's interested to see the differences in style between SMFA painting students and MassArt painting students, like himself. (Courtney Sacco, Feb. 25)

Alex Sewell Day 6 2012-02-25 (5 of 5).jpgSewell speaks to another young artist at SMFA. (Courtney Sacco, Feb. 25)

'A Year ‘Til Life Starts' is an ongoing series of photo essays following Boston-area college seniors as they prepare to graduate this spring.

About Courtney -- As a photojournalist and documentary photographer, I'm always looking for a story to tell through photos. Originally from a small town called Ardsley in Westchester, N.Y., I moved to Boston in 2006 for school and never left.

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