Today on Under The Radar:

A special exhibit at the Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston showcases the work of three local artists. They are the 2021 winners of theJames and Audrey Foster Prize. The biennial exhibition is key to the ICA’s efforts to support local artists. The Foster Prize, which has been around for more than two decades, helps highlight the winner's artistry with specially commissioned works. The art produced by the three latest winners illustrates different mediums and perspectives, though each of their pieces share similar themes.

The 2021 Foster Prize exhibition has been on display since Sept. 1, 2021 and runs through Jan. 30, 2022.


Marlon Forrester, artist and educator, born in Guyana, and raised in Boston. He is a resident artist at the African American Master Artist Residence Program at Northeastern University.

Eben Haines, Boston-based artists and co-founder of the Shelter in Place Gallery. Haines uses drawings, paintings and sculptures, and installations to create his art.

Dell Marie Hamilton, an artist, writer and curator who works across a variety of mediums including performance, video, painting, photography and installation. She currently works at Harvard's Hutchins Center for African and African American Research.

Web Extra: Hear from Jeffrey De Blois, the ICA’s Assistant Curator and Publications Manager, who organized the 2021 James and Audrey Foster Prize exhibition.

Jeffrey De Blois | UTR