WAS This Weekend – Thanksgiving Weekend Edition

Happy Thanksgiving everyone! Be sure to celebrate Small Business Saturday wherever you are, and shop local! If you are in the Lowell area, you can see who is participating here.

Shows/Events this Weekend:
 
Heather Wang Cherry Blossom EarringsLiz SmithArlette Laan Doll
This Friday-Sunday, head out to Worcester for the Holiday Festival of Crafts at the Worcester Center for Crafts. The WCC has selectively chosen 60 great artists, including jeweler Heather Wang, fiber and polymer clay artist Liz Smith, and fiber artist Arlette Laan.


Cinderloop
 
The Hingham Shipyard Holiday Market is this weekend in Hingham, MA! Swing by from 11-5 on both days and visit with WAS artist Antoinette Indge of Cinderloop!
 
 


Jack Holmes
Photographer Jack Holmes will be showing his digital photologue “Antarctica” at AMC Pinkham Notch Camp in NH on Saturday. An International Dinner Buffet starts at 6PM, with the showing following at 7:30PM. Reservations are required for the buffet.
 


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Opening this weekend – Winter Lights 6 at The Loading Dock Gallery! Shop for gifts for the holidays now through December 29th. The gallery is open Wednesday through Saturday 12-5:30, and Sunday 12-4.
 


Totally Wired Xmas Tree
Now through December 15th at Totally Wired in studio 213: Spend $100 and receive a $25 gift certificate for a future purchase or as a gift for a loved one. Offer valid on every $100 spent! (Ex. $400 = $100 in gift certificates) Promotional Gift Certificates valid Jan 1, 2014- Mar 2, 2014. Valid in studio only, not on the web page. Contact Scott for more details!


Ongoing Exhibitions: Last Chance!
 
Tracy LevesqueFinal week at the Beebe Estate in Melrose: Creative Connections, a fine arts & craft sale. WAS painter Tracy Lévesque is showing work in this exhibition. The gallery is open on Saturdays from 11-3.
 


E Scott Phillips
See paintings by WAS artist E. Scott Philips over at the Back Page Jazz & Comedy Club in Kearney Square in Lowell. This exhibition closes on November 30th.
 


Tom Veirs
Last chance to see work by WAS painter Tom Veirs at the Harvey Wheeler Community Center in Concord, MA. Stop by Monday through Friday from 10-5!
 


Final week! See paintings by WAS artist Gay Tracy and other artists over at The Wine ConneXtion in North Andover.


Ongoing Exhibitions: Now Showing
 
WAS painter Chris Volpe is one of the featured artists currently showing as part of “Fall into Winter ’13” at Gallery at 100 Market in Portsmouth, NH. This show runs through the beginning of January.
 


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Continuing at the South Shore Art Center in Cohasset: COOL National Show juried by Joseph Carroll. See work by WAS painter Deb Bretton Robinson along with 40+ other artists at this show, running through December 22nd.
 


Laurie Simko
 
WAS painter Laurie Simko has 25 of her paintings from the “Lush Life” series at Brookhaven’s Greenhouse Gallery in Lexington. Now till Jan. 1.
 
 


David Leblanc
Now showing at the New Hampshire Institute of Art in Manchester, NH: Biennial 2013, featuring work by WAS painter David Leblanc. This is a regional juried exhibition for New England artists, and runs through December 12th.
 


In Cold Blood exhibition
Continuing at The Brush Gallery in Lowell – “In Cold Blood: Reptiles, Amphibians and Fish”. WAS artists Bruce Wood and Jeff Caplan have pieces featured here. The exhibition runs through December 7th.


Holiday open studios is next weekend…and the weekend after that!

WAS This Weekend – November 22-24

Thanksgiving is next week. Why not go see some great art this weekend before the holiday rush begins?

Shows/Events this Weekend:
 
Tracy LevesquebfeltThis Friday-Sunday, head to the Royal Plaza Trade Center in Marlboro for the Paradise City Arts Festival. The hours are Friday 10-6, Saturday 10-5, and Sunday 11-5. See work by WAS painter Tracy Lévesque and WAS felt artist Barbara Poole!
 


Heather Wang Cherry Blossom EarringsMigration GoodsArlette Laan Doll
The Wellesley Marketplace is this Saturday from 9-4 at the Wellesley Middle School. Shop from WAS artists Heather Wang, Eling Chang and Arlette Laan!


Ongoing Exhibitions: Last Chance!
 
Ilene Richard
WAS painter Ilene Richard is a newly-inducted member of the National Association of Women Artists, and is participating in their New Members Exhibition going on now through November 27th in New York City. Congratulations, Ilene!
 


Ongoing Exhibitions: Now Showing
 
Laurie Simko
WAS painter Laurie Simko has 25 of her paintings from the “Lush Life” series is at Brookhaven’s Greenhouse Gallery in Lexington. Now till Jan. 1.
 
 


David Leblanc
Now showing at the New Hampshire Institute of Art in Manchester, NH: Biennial 2013, featuring work by WAS painter David Leblanc. This is a regional juried exhibition for New England artists, and runs through December 12th.
 


Continuing at The Loading Dock Gallery: Art from the Artists at The Loading Dock Gallery, now through the end of November. Gallery hours are Wednesday through Saturday 12-5:30 and Sunday 12-4.


E Scott Phillips
See paintings by WAS artist E. Scott Philips over at the Back Page Jazz & Comedy Club in Kearney Square in Lowell. Stop by during the month of November to see some great art!
 


In Cold Blood exhibition
Continuing at The Brush Gallery in Lowell – “In Cold Blood: Reptiles, Amphibians and Fish”. WAS artists Bruce Wood and Jeff Caplan have pieces featured in this juried exhibition.


Tom Veirs
WAS painter Tom Veirs is showing work at the Harvey Wheeler Community Center in Concord, MA. Stop by Monday through Friday from 10-5!
 


See paintings by WAS artist Gay Tracy and other artists over at The Wine ConneXtion in North Andover.


brettonrobinsonde_2
 
Continuing at the South Shore Art Center in Cohasset: COOL National Show juried by Joseph Carroll. See work by WAS painter Deb Bretton Robinson along with 40+ other artists at this show.
 


Tracy LevesqueOngoing at the Beebe Estate in Melrose: Creative Connections, a fine arts & craft sale happening through the month of November. WAS painter Tracy Lévesque is showing work in this exhibition. The gallery is open on Saturdays from 11-3.


WAS painter Chris Volpe is one of the featured artists currently showing as part of “Fall into Winter ’13” at Gallery at 100 Market in Portsmouth, NH. This show runs through the beginning of January.
 

WAS This Weekend – November 15-17

I don’t know about you, but this holiday season feels like it is ZOOMING by. Time to start your shopping, and what better way to do it than by supporting your local artists at local events!

Shows/Events this Weekend:
 
Rhinofluff yarns
 
 
See fiber artist Eling Chang of rhinofluff with her handspun yarns at the 3rd Annual Fiber Trunk Show at Gather Here in Cambridge! Eling and other local spinners and dyers will be there on Sunday from noon to 6.
 


Ongoing Exhibitions: Last Chance!
 
crane
Ending next Wednesday – “Bits and Pieces”, featuring work by David Crane and Margot Stage. Stop by the Cloister Gallery at St. Andrews in Marblehead before the show closes.
 


Ongoing Exhibitions: Now Showing
 
David Leblanc
Now showing at the New Hampshire Institute of Art in Manchester, NH: Biennial 2013, featuring work by WAS painter David Leblanc. This is a regional juried exhibition for New England artists, with an opening reception on November 20th from 5-7PM.
 


Ilene Richard
 
WAS painter Ilene Richard is a new member of the National Association of Women Artists, and is participating in their New Members Exhibition going on now through November 27th in New York City. Congratulations, Ilene!
 
 


Continuing at The Loading Dock Gallery: Art from the Artists at The Loading Dock Gallery, now through the end of November. Gallery hours are Wednesday through Saturday 12-5:30 and Sunday 12-4.


E Scott Phillips
See paintings by WAS artist E. Scott Philips over at the Back Page Jazz & Comedy Club in Kearney Square in Lowell. Stop by during the month of November to see some great art!
 


In Cold Blood exhibition
Continuing at The Brush Gallery in Lowell – “In Cold Blood: Reptiles, Amphibians and Fish”. WAS artists Bruce Wood and Jeff Caplan have pieces featured in this juried exhibition.


Tom Veirs
WAS painter Tom Veirs is showing work at the Harvey Wheeler Community Center in Concord, MA. Stop by Monday through Friday from 10-5!
 


See paintings by WAS artist Gay Tracy and other artists over at The Wine ConneXtion in North Andover.


brettonrobinsonde_2
 
Continuing at the South Shore Art Center in Cohasset: COOL National Show juried by Joseph Carroll. See work by WAS painter Deb Bretton Robinson along with 40+ other artists at this show.
 


Tracy LevesqueOngoing at the Beebe Estate in Melrose: Creative Connections, a fine arts & craft sale happening through the month of November. WAS painter Tracy Lévesque is showing work in this exhibition. The gallery is open on Saturdays from 11-3.


WAS painter Chris Volpe is one of the featured artists currently showing as part of “Fall into Winter ’13” at Gallery at 100 Market in Portsmouth, NH. This show runs through the beginning of January.
 


Don’t forget to mark your calendars for Holiday Open Studios at Western Ave Studios – December 7-8 and 14-15 from 12-5PM each day!

WAS This Weekend – November 8-10

The holiday season is just starting, and WAS artists are out showing and selling work in a variety of locations near and far! Check out where they will be this weekend.
 
Shows/Events this Weekend:
 
There are opening receptions at the South Short Art Center on Friday, The Brush Art Gallery on Saturday, and the Times Square Art Center on Saturday. Keep reading for details!


Miracle Providers 2013 show
The Miracle Providers NE benefit cabaret show is this weekend! Shows are Friday at 8PM, Saturday at 8PM, and Sunday at 2PM. Tickets are $30/$35 at the door, and all proceeds go towards making the holidays brighter for families affected by HIV/AIDS. Visit their website or call 978-458-9838.
 


RhinoFluff Yarns
Heading down to Stitches East in Hartford, CT this weekend? Be sure to visit with Eling Chang of rhinofluff in person on Friday! Her yarns will be in the Madison Wool booth, #312, throughout the weekend. Check the Stitches East website for show hours and directions.
 
 


WAS jeweler Sukey Blake of DHC Jewelry will be at the Meetinghouse Fair on Saturday from 10-4. The fair is at the First Parish Church in Billerica.


The Cambodian wood-fired kiln is being fired up this Saturday by WAS artist Yary Livan! Visitors are most welcome to come watch and participate. The kiln is located at 220 Aiken St. in Lowell.


Leanne Tremblay
 
WAS fiber artist Leanne Tremblay will be at Craftopia on Sunday from 10-4 at the Hope Artiste Village in Pawtucket, RI.
 


Ongoing Exhibitions: Last Chance!
 
Deb Bretton Robinson
 
Last weekend to see “NESAD Grads: Out in the World” at the Suffolk University Art Gallery. WAS painter Deb Bretton Robinson has work in this exhibition that ends on Sunday.
 


Head to the 13Forest Gallery in Arlington for the final weekend of Good on Paper, a printmaker exhibition featuring work by WAS artist Susan Jaworski-Stranc. This show runs through November 15th. Check the website for gallery hours!


Ongoing Exhibitions: Now Showing
 
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Opening this Friday at the South Shore Art Center in Cohasset: COOL National Show juried by Joseph Carroll. See work by WAS painter Deb Bretton Robinson! Join the artists on Friday from 6-8PM for the opening reception.
 


In Cold Blood exhibition
Continuing at The Brush Gallery in Lowell – “In Cold Blood: Reptiles, Amphibians and Fish”. WAS artists Bruce Wood and Jeff Caplan have pieces featured in this juried exhibition. Join them for an artists reception on Saturday from 2-4PM!


Heading into NYC on Saturday? Dacia Gallery is presenting the Times Square Art Show on Saturday from 2PM to midnight. Head over to the Times Square Art Center at 300 West 43rd St. and 8th Ave. and make your way to the 6th floor. WAS artist Garry Harley is one of 35 artists showing at this one day exhibition.


Tracy LevesqueOngoing at the Beebe Estate in Melrose: Creative Connections, a fine arts & craft sale happening through the month of November. WAS painter Tracy Lévesque is showing work in this exhibition. The gallery is open on Saturdays from 11-3.


E Scott Phillips
See paintings by WAS artist E. Scott Philips over at the Back Page Jazz & Comedy Club in Kearney Square in Lowell. Stop by during the month of November to see some great art!
 


Tom Veirs
WAS painter Tom Veirs is showing work at the Harvey Wheeler Community Center in Concord, MA. Stop by Monday through Friday from 10-5!
 


Chris Volpe
WAS painter Chris Volpe is one of the featured artists currently showing at Gallery at 100 Market in Portsmouth, NH.
 


See paintings by WAS artist Gay Tracy and other artists over at The Wine ConneXtion in North Andover.


crane
Continuing at the Cloister Gallery at St. Andrews in Marblehead: “Bits and Pieces”, featuring work by David Crane and Margot Stage. This exhibition runs through November 20th.
 


Continuing at The Loading Dock Gallery: Art from the Artists at The Loading Dock Gallery, now through the end of November. Gallery hours are Wednesday through Saturday 12-5:30 and Sunday 12-4.

WAS This Weekend – November 1-3 (First Saturday edition)

Believe it or not…it is now November! That means it is time for First Saturday Open Studios from 12-5PM on Saturday. Some special events to look forward to:

  • #What Studio is having a 20% off sale on fall inspired jewelry. Visit them on the newly opened 1st floor in studio 122.
  • The Muddy Girls in studio 405 are having a pre-holiday sale with a $10 table! Choose from lots of functional pottery.
  • Migration Goods in studio A303 is having a pre-holiday sample/discontinued design sale – up to 30% off.
  • There’s still time to pick up your tickets to Then & Now, a benefit cabaret show produced by the Miracle Providers NorthEast. Visit their website for details on how to purchase tickets to this event, happening November 8-10.

Shows/Events this Weekend:
 
Tracy Levesque
 
 
 
Opening on Friday at the Beebe Estate in Melrose: Creative Connections, a fine arts & craft sale happening through the month of November. WAS painter Tracy Lévesque is showing work in this exhibition. Join the artists for an opening reception on Friday from 7-9PM. The gallery is open on Saturdays from 11-3.
 
 
 


David Leblanc
 
 
 
WAS painter David Leblanc will be at the Rhode Island Comic Con on Saturday and Sunday at the Rhode Island Convention Center in Providence. David will be exhibiting and selling original paintings (including the just completed Captain America), fine art prints, and magnets. Visit the event website for hours.
 
 
 


Leanne Tremblay
 
 
 
 
Visit fiber artist Leanne Tremblay at the Holiday Marketplace at Temple Emunah in Lexington. This event happens on Sunday from 10am-4pm. Visit the venue website for directions!
 
 
 
 


Ongoing Exhibitions: Last Chance!
 
Michal Truelsen
Last chance to see “Softscapes & Hardscapes: Landscape & Architecture in Printmaking” at the Whistler House in Lowell. This exhibition features new work by WAS artist Michal Truelsen.
 


Ongoing Exhibitions: Now Showing
 
brucewood
Opening this Saturday is “In Cold Blood: Reptiles, Amphibians and Fish” at The Brush Gallery in Lowell. WAS artist Bruce Wood has 3 pieces featured in this juried exhibition. The show runs through December 7th.
 


Deb Bretton Robinson
 
Continuing at the Suffolk University Art Gallery: “NESAD Grads: Out in the World”. WAs painter Deb Bretton Robinson is showing work in this exhibition that runs through November 10th.
 
 


WAS musician Nicholas Tolle will be performing at the New England Conservatory‘s First Monday series in Jordan Hall on Monday November 4th at 8PM. This is a free event!


Susan Jaworski StrancContinuing at the 13Forest Gallery in Arlington: Good on Paper, a printmaker exhibition featuring work by WAS artist Susan Jaworski-Stranc. This show runs through November 15th. Check the website for gallery hours!


Chris Volpe
WAS painter Chris Volpe is one of the featured artists currently showing at Gallery at 100 Market in Portsmouth, NH.
 


See paintings by WAS artist Gay Tracy and other artists over at The Wine ConneXtion in North Andover.


crane
Continuing at the Cloister Gallery at St. Andrews in Marblehead: “Bits and Pieces”, featuring work by David Crane and Margot Stage. This exhibition runs through November 20th.
 


E Scott Phillips
See paintings by WAS artist E. Scott Philips over at the Back Page Jazz & Comedy Club in Kearney Square in Lowell. Stop by during the month of November to see some great art!
 


Tom Veirs
WAS painter Tom Veirs is showing work at the Harvey Wheeler Community Center in Concord, MA. Stop by Monday through Friday from 10-5!
 


Continuing at The Loading Dock Gallery: Art from the Artists at The Loading Dock Gallery, now through the end of November. Gallery hours are Wednesday through Saturday 12-5:30 and Sunday 12-4.