WAS This Weekend – September 27-29

Fall is one of my favorite times of year. I hope you are enjoying it, too! Here’s our weekly update on WAS artists:

Shows/Events this Weekend:
 
WAS artist Karen Cabral Sullivan will be at the Austin Prep Craft & Gift Festival in North Reading on Saturday from 10-3.


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Jeweler Heather Wang and painter Tracy Lévesque will be at the Greenway Open Market in Boston on Saturday from 11AM-5PM. On Sunday from 10-4, Tracy and glass artist Peter Zimmerman will be at SOWA Open Market on Harrison Ave in Boston.


Ongoing Exhibitions: Last Chance!
 
Last weekend for Essence of Space at The Loading Dock Gallery! This exhibition features work by Sus Iserbyt. The gallery is open Wednesday through Saturday 12-5:30, and Sunday 12-4.


Ongoing Exhibitions: Now Showing
 
Susan Jaworski StrancContinuing at the 13Forest Gallery in Arlington: Good on Paper, a printmaker exhibition featuring work by WAS artist Susan Jaworski-Stranc. Gallery hours are Tues-Wed 11-7, Thurs 11-8, Fri-Sat 11-6, and Sunday by appointment or chance.


At the Thomas Young Studio in Boston, check out “Character Studies”. This exhibition features work by WAS artist eyeformation! Check their website for hours.


DirtyMartiniIleneRichardWAS artists Ilene Richard and Cheryl Polcaro are part of the 14th Annual Frances N. Roddy Open Competition at the Concord Art Association in the Main Gallery.


Head over to Centro Restaurant on Market Street in Lowell and see work by painter Ilene Richard.


Next weekend is Lowell Open Studios – over 180 artists are participating in our biggest event ever! Plan to spend the day or the weekend here in Lowell and see what great work the artists here are doing.

WAS This Weekend – September 20-22

Just a note that Lowell Open Studios is in 2 weeks! Meanwhile, here’s some great art things happening this weekend.

Shows/Events this Weekend:
 
Susan Jaworski StrancThe opening reception for Good on Paper, a printmaker exhibition featuring work by WAS artist Susan Jaworski-Stranc, is from 7-9PM on Friday. This exhibition is happening at the 13Forest Gallery in Arlington, MA. Gallery hours are Tues-Wed 11-7, Thurs 11-8, Fri-Sat 11-6, and Sunday by appointment or chance.


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Jeweler Regina McGearty will be doing a trunk show at The Blues JEAN Bar, 85 Newbury Street in Boston on Saturday from 11-6.
 
 
 


JP Open Studios
 
Fiber artist Arlette Laan will be at the Jamaica Plain Open Studios on Saturday and Sunday from 11-6. See her at the Brewery Complex at 284 Armory Street.
 
 


Tracy LevesqueHeather Wang JewelryPeter Zimmerman Designs in GlassPainter Tracy Lévesque, and jeweler Heather Wang will be at the Greenway Open Market in Boston on Saturday from 11AM-5PM. On Sunday from 10-4, Tracy and glass artist Peter Zimmerman will be at SOWA Open Market on Harrison Ave in Boston.


Ongoing Exhibitions: Last Chance!
 
Ending September 25th: “Fashion Statement” at the Mill Brook Gallery & Sculpture Park in Concord, NH. See work by WAS painter Ilene Richard along with 14 other artists. Gallery hours are Tuesday through Sunday 11-5.


Ongoing Exhibitions: Now Showing
 
eyeformation
 
Head to the Thomas Young Studio in Boston to see “Character Studies”. This exhibition features new works by 4 artists, including our own eyeformation! Check their website for hours.
 


Sus Iserbyt Reception
Continuing at The Loading Dock GalleryEssence of Space, featuring work by Sus Iserbyt. The gallery is open Wednesday through Saturday 12-5:30, and Sunday 12-4.
 
 
 


Ongoing at the Concord Art Association in the Main Gallery: 14th Annual Frances N. Roddy Open Competition. WAS artists Ilene Richard and Cheryl Polcaro are part of this show. The gallery is open Tuesday–Saturday, 10–4:30 and Sunday 12–4.


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Painter Ilene Richard is showing work at Centro Restaurant on Market Street in Lowell through September and October. Check it out!

WAS This Weekend – September 13-15

Another great weekend for art! In between picking apples, we suggest you visit the following places:

Shows/Events this Weekend:
 
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Join WAS artists Arlette Laan and Bill Bradbury at the Yankee Doodle Homecoming in Billerica this weekend! Check their website for hours and directions.
 


Moon River by Tracy Levesque
 
Painter Tracy Lévesque will be at the Greenway Open Market in Boston on Saturday from 11AM-5PM. On Sunday from 10-4, Tracy will be at SOWA Open Market on Harrison Ave in Boston.
 


Ongoing Exhibitions: Last Chance!
 
Deb Bretton Robinson
 
Last weekend for BIG, BOLD and BEAUTIFUL at the Dodwell Gallery in Long Island Maine! See fabulous work by WAS painter Deb Bretton Robinson. Check their website for hours.
 
 


Ongoing Exhibitions: Now Showing
 
Sus Iserbyt - Essence of Space
 
 
 
Currently at The Loading Dock GalleryEssence of Space, featuring work by Sus Iserbyt! The gallery is open Wednesday through Saturday 12-5:30, and Sunday 12-4.
 
 
 


Cheryl Polcaro paintingStarting today is the 14th Annual Frances N. Roddy Open Competition in the Main Gallery at the Concord Art Association. Head over on Sunday from 2-4PM for the opening reception! WAS artists Ilene Richard and Cheryl Polcaro (shown on the left) were chosen to be part of this show. The gallery is open Tuesday–Saturday, 10–4:30 and Sunday 12–4.


Painter Ilene Richard is showing work at Centro Restaurant on Market Street in Lowell through September and October. Centro has a great menu, so here’s your chance to check it all out!


eyeformation
 
Head to the Thomas Young Studio in Boston to see “Character Studies”. This exhibition features new works by 4 artists, including our own eyeformation!
 
 


Painting by Ilene Richard
Now through September 25th 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.

WAS This Weekend – First Saturday Edition!

September has arrived and the kids are back at school. And it is time for First Saturday Open Studios again!

Shows/Events this Weekend:
 

Photo by Cheryl Polcaro

Photo by Cheryl Polcaro

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As we do on the first Saturday of every month, it is First Saturday Open Studios from 12-5PM here at Western Avenue Studios. If you haven’t been here all summer, now is a good time to visit. Several new tenants moved in over the summer, like Totally Wired and Old School Woodworkin’, and some old friends are now in new locations, like eyeformation and Ilene Richard.
 
Saturday night is also the opening reception for “Essence of Space”, featuring work by painter Sus Iserbyt. Join us in the Loading Dock Gallery on the 2nd floor from 5-7PM after open studios.


Miracle Providers Yard Sale
The Miracle Providers NE are hosting their annual Charity Yard Sale this weekend! Stop by 332 Clark Road in Lowell between 8-4 on Saturday and Sunday and pick up a treasure or two. All proceeds benefit local children and families impacted by HIV/AIDS.
 


eyeformation
 
The opening reception for “Character Studies” is this Friday from 7-11PM at the Thomas Young Studio in Boston. This exhibition features new works by 4 artists, including our own eyeformation!
 


Head out to the Codman Estate Fine Arts & Crafts Festival in Lincoln, MA to see fiber artist Arlette Laan along with 100 other artists. The event runs on Saturday from 10-4, rain or shine.


Moon River by Tracy Levesqueheatherwang2doll-rainbow
 
Painter Tracy Lévesque and jeweler Heather Wang will be at the Greenway Open Market in Boston on Saturday from 11AM-5PM. On Sunday from 10-4, Tracy and Arlette Laan will be at SOWA Open Market on Harrison Ave in Boston.


Migration Goods
Hey Chicago area! Fiber artist Eling Chang of Migration Goods will be out your way at Renegade this weekend! Look for her along with 300 other handmade artists along Division St. in Wicker Park from 11-7 each day.
 


Ongoing Exhibitions: Now Showing
 
Painter Ilene Richard is showing work at Centro Restaurant on Market Street in Lowell through September and October. Centro has a great menu, so here’s your chance to check it all out!


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


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.