WAS This Weekend – Labor Day Edition

A 3 day weekend, yay!! There is some GREAT art out there for you to see and purchase:

Shows/Events this Weekend:
 
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Head over to the waterfront in Boston this weekend for the Boston Ähts Festival! Jeweler Liz Stewart, painter Tracy Lévesque, and fiber artist Arlette Laan will be selling their wares at this 2-day festival happening in Christopher Columbus Park.



Ongoing Exhibitions: Last Chance!
 
Through August 30th: Mill City Grows Stories at LTC Lowell at 246 Market Street, featuring photography by Meghan Moore.


Through September 1st at the Fitchburg Art Museum: 78th Regional Exhibition of Art and Craft. This show includes work from WAS artist Judy Dunn. Last chance to catch this great show!



Ongoing Exhibitions: Now Showing
 
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Painter Ilene Richard is showing work at Centro Restaurant on Market Street in Lowell through September and October. Grab a drink or a meal and be sure to check out her vibrant paintings!
 
 


Deb Bretton Robinsondebbrettonrob2Now showing at the Dodwell Gallery in Long Island Maine: BIG, BOLD and BEAUTIFUL by WAS painter Deb Bretton Robinson. The exhibit will be running through September 15 when the library is open.


Continuing at the Mill Brook Gallery & Sculpture Park in Concord, NH: “Fashion Statement”. See work by WAS painter Ilene Richard along with 14 other artists. Gallery hours are Tuesday through Sunday 11-5.


Next weekend: First Saturday Open Studios, plus the Miracle Providers Charity Yard Sale in Lowell. Enjoy your 3 day weekend!

WAS This Weekend – August 23-25

Summer has returned for the moment. Head out this weekend and check out some great art and artists:

Shows/Events this Weekend:
 
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Painter David Leblanc will be at ComiCONN (Connecticut’s BIGGEST Comic Book, Sci-Fi, and Collectibles Show) at the Marriott Hotel in Trumbull, CT on Saturday, August 24th from 10AM-8PM.
 
 
 


Moon River by Tracy Levesque
 
WAS painter (and weekend show warrior) Tracy Lévesque will be back at the Greenway Open Market in Boston on Saturday from 11AM-6PM, and at the SOWA Open Market on Harrison Ave in Boston from 10-4.
 


Ongoing Exhibitions: Last Chance!
 
Diversity: Shaken, Not Stirred
 
Final days for “Diversity: Shaken, Not Stirred” at The Loading Dock Gallery! Gallery hours are Wednesday through Saturday 12-5:30, and Sunday 12-4.
 


WAS artist Skia Laurence is part of the “All About Animals” exhibition at the Chelmsford Center for the Arts during the month of August! Check their website for hours.


Cheryl Polcaro, "Ewe"
Through August 28th: “The New England Collective IV” at Galatea Fine Art in Boston! WAS artist Cheryl Polcaro is showing along with other area artists. Gallery hours are Wed-Fri 12-6 and Sat-Sun 12-5.
 


Through August 30th: Mill City Grows Stories at LTC Lowell at 246 Market Street, featuring photography by Meghan Moore.


Ongoing Exhibitions: Now Showing
 
Deb Bretton Robinsondebbrettonrob2Now showing at the Dodwell Gallery in Long Island Maine: BIG, BOLD and BEAUTIFUL by WAS painter Deb Bretton Robinson. The exhibit will be running through September 15 when the library is open.


Head out to the Fitchburg Art Museum for the 78th Regional Exhibition of Art and Craft. This show includes work from WAS artist Judy Dunn. Congratulations to Judy for her piece titled “Formation” receiving an honorable mention! This exhibition runs through September 1st.


Painting by Ilene Richard
 
 
Continuing at the Mill Brook Gallery & Sculpture Park in Concord, NH: “Fashion Statement”. See work by WAS painter Ilene Richard along with 14 other artists. Gallery hours are Tuesday through Sunday 11-5.
 
 
 
 
 


Next weekend – Labor Day Weekend! That means the Boston ahts Festival, and WAS artists will definitely be there! Also, mark your calendars for September 7-8 for the Miracle Providers Charity Yard Sale in Lowell. Check their webpage for times and information on how to donate. Have a great weekend!

WAS This Weekend – August 16-18

It’s Friday, so time to get your art on with WAS artists!

Shows/Events this Weekend:
 
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Painter Tracy Lévesque, jeweler Heather Wang, and fiber artist Arlette Laan will be back at the Greenway Open Market in Boston on Saturday from 11AM-6PM! On Sunday, see Tracy and Arlette at the SOWA Open Market on Harrison Ave in Boston from 10-4.


Ongoing Exhibitions: Last Chance!
 
Last weekend! See sculptor Jay Hungate in action over at Contemporary Arts International in Acton, MA as part of their 21 day Sculpture Symposium. Check them out from from 1-4PM daily.


Ongoing Exhibitions: Now Showing
 
Now showing at the Fitchburg Art Museum: 78th Regional Exhibition of Art and Craft. This show includes work from WAS artist Judy Dunn. Congratulations to Judy for her piece titled “Formation” receiving an honorable mention! This exhibition runs through September 1st.


Through August 30th: Mill City Grows Stories at LTC Lowell at 246 Market Street, featuring photography by Meghan Moore..


Through August 25th at The Loading Dock Gallery: “Diversity: Shaken, Not Stirred”. Gallery hours are Wednesday through Saturday 12-5:30, and Sunday 12-4.


Skia Laurence is part of the “All About Animals” exhibition at the Chelmsford Center for the Arts during the month of August! Check their website for hours.


Continuing at the Mill Brook Gallery & Sculpture Park in Concord, NH: “Fashion Statement”. See work by dynamic WAS painter Ilene Richard!
 


Cheryl Polcaro, "Ewe"
WAS artist Cheryl Polcaro is showing along with other area artists in “The New England Collective IV” at Galatea Fine Art in Boston! Gallery hours are Wed-Fri 12-6 and Sat-Sun 12-5.
 

WAS This Weekend – August 9-11

Summer keeps rolling on, and school will start soon. Check out some great art with the kids before that happens!

Shows/Events this Weekend:
 
LNHCContinuing through August 11th is the League of NH Craftsmen’s Fair show. Glass artist Aaron Slater, fiber artist Ann Lee, fiber artist and weaver Tarja Cockell and fine jeweler Betsy Keeney are all participating. Swing up to Mount Sunapee Resort in Newbury, NH to check out some of the best artists in New England!


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Painter Tracy Lévesque, jeweler Heather Wang, and fiber artist Arlette Laan will be back at the Greenway Open Market in Boston on Saturday from 11AM-6PM! On Sunday, see Tracy and Arlette at the SOWA Open Market on Harrison Ave in Boston from 10-4.


Ongoing Exhibitions: Now Showing
 
The Chelmsford Center for the Arts is currently showing “All About Animals”, where artists will present their views on animals in a variety of media. Be sure to check out work by WAS artist Skia Laurence at this exhibition, going on now through the end of August.


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Look for sculptor Jay Hungate over at Contemporary Arts International in Acton, MA as part of their 21 day Sculpture Symposium. Check them from from 1-4PM daily through August 21st.
 


Ongoing at The Loading Dock Gallery: “Diversity: Shaken, Not Stirred”, a juried open exhibition featuring the artists of Western Avenue Studios. The gallery is open Wednesday through Saturday 12-5:30, and Sunday 12-4. Here are some photos from last weekend’s opening reception!


Painting by Ilene Richard
 
Continuing at the Mill Brook Gallery & Sculpture Park in Concord, NH: “Fashion Statement”. See work by dynamic WAS painter Ilene Richard!
 


Cheryl Polcaro, "Ewe"
WAS artist Cheryl Polcaro is showing along with other area artists in “The New England Collective IV” at Galatea Fine Art in Boston! Gallery hours are Wed-Fri 12-6 and Sat-Sun 12-5.
 


Mill City Grows Stories continues at LTC Lowell at 246 Market Street. Meghan Moore‘s photography work is featured, as well as video interviews with gardeners. This show runs through August 30th.


WAS This Weekend – August 2-4 (First Saturday Edition)

What?? It’s August already? Yes, it is. First Saturday Open Studios will be this Saturday from 12-5PM over at Western Ave! The temps have cooled so the building is quite comfortable despite our lack of air conditioning. Please come by and visit our artists in their workspaces!

First Saturday specials:

  • Stop by Glenn Szegedy’s studio (312) for a ‘make me an offer’ sale! Glenn is downsizing his studio and is looking to clean some items out. Go take advantage of a great deal!
  • Lush Beads in studio A-313 is having a jewelry sale! Take 40-50% off select items. Additionally, all freestanding beaded spiders will be $5!

Shows/Events this Weekend:
 
Cheryl Polcaro, "Ewe"
WAS artist Cheryl Polcaro will be showing along with other area artists in “The New England Collective IV” at Galatea Fine Art in Boston! The show opens today and the opening reception is this Friday from 6-8PM. Gallery hours are Wed-Fri 12-6 and Sat-Sun 12-5.
 


Diversity: Shaken, Not Stirred
This Saturday from 5-7PM, head to The Loading Dock Gallery for the opening reception of “Diversity: Shaken, Not Stirred”, a juried open exhibition featuring the artists of Western Avenue Studios. Or, stop by the gallery on Friday and Saturday from 12-5:30PM or Sunday from 12-4PM.
 


LNHCSeveral WAS artists are participating in the annual League of NH Craftsmen’s Fair show starting this Saturday and running through August 11th. Swing up to Mount Sunapee Resort in Newbury, NH to check out some of the best artists in New England! Glass artist Aaron Slater, fiber artist Ann Lee, fiber artist and weaver Tarja Cockell and fine jeweler Betsy Keeney are all participating.


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Painter Tracy Levesque will be a the Greenway Open Market in Boston on Saturday from 11AM-6PM! On Sunday, see Tracy as well as fiber artist Arlette Laan at the SOWA Open Market on Harrison Ave in Boston this Sunday from 10-4. This will be Arlette’s first time at SOWA, so be sure to give her a great big Boston welcome!


Ongoing Exhibitions: Last Chance!
 
Work by Sergio Bautista
This is the last weekend for “Community of Artists” over at the Danforth Museum of Art in Framingham, MA. Be sure to see work by WAS painter Sergio Bautista!
 


Ongoing Exhibitions: Now Showing
 
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Look for sculptor Jay Hungate over at Contemporary Arts International in Acton, MA as part of their 21 day Sculpture Symposium. Check their website for a schedule of events!
 
 


Mill City Grows Stories continues at LTC Lowell at 246 Market Street. Meghan Moore‘s photography work is featured, as well as video interviews with gardeners.


Continuing at the Mill Brook Gallery & Sculpture Park in Concord, NH: “Fashion Statement”. See work by dynamic WAS painter Ilene Richard!