WAS This Weekend – Holiday Open Studios II Edition!

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Because one weekend is never enough….we have Holiday Open Studios again this weekend! We are open both Saturday and Sunday from 12-5PM here at Western Ave Studios and Western Ave Lofts. Special events/sales for this weekend include:

  • In studio A315, see John of Wren and Rose Studio to discuss classes and workshops on photo editing and camera basics. He will taking sign ups for classes starting after the holiday.
  • The Cogitation Zone and The Anime Cafe in studio 312 is having half off ceramics for the month of December.
  • Valerie Jeanne’s Art in studio 504 is having a 25% off year end inventory sale on all her artwork!
  • 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!

Here are some other events where our artists will be this weekend –

Shows/Events this Weekend:
 
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WAS artists will be at the SOWA Holiday Market this weekend in Boston! On Saturday and Sunday, see Eling Chang of Migration Goods. On Sunday, see Liz Smith of Made in Lowell.


Heather Wang Cherry Blossom Earrings
 
Heather Wang will be Foundry in Pawtucket, RI on Friday from 12-8 and Saturday and Sunday from 10-6. Stop by and see her beautiful jewelry!
 
 


Ongoing Exhibitions: Now Showing
 
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Continuing at The Loading Dock GalleryWinter Lights VI, through December 20th. “Buying local art feels great[!]” The gallery is open Wed-Sat 12-5:30 and Sun 12-4.
 
 


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.
 
 


Don’t forget – we have Handmade Holiday Shopping Night next Thursday from 4-9PM – shop from 20+ Western Ave artists, and enjoy our charity bake sale!

WAS this Weekend – Holiday Open Studios Edition!

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Holiday Open Studios kicks off this weekend – both Saturday and Sunday from 12-5PM here at Western Ave Studios and Western Ave Lofts. Here are just a few of the specials that our artists are running during this event:

  • The Cogitation Zone and The Anime Cafe in studio 312 is having half off ceramics for the month of December.
  • In studio A315, see John of Wren and Rose Studio to discuss classes and workshops on photo editing and camera basics. He will taking sign ups for classes starting after the holiday.
  • Valerie Jeanne’s Art in studio 504 is having a 25% off year end inventory sale on all her artwork!
  • 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!
  • Stick around for the opening reception of Winter Lights VI at The Loading Dock Gallery on Saturday evening from 5-7PM!

Here are some other events where our artists will be this weekend –

Shows/Events this Weekend:
 
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This Friday evening at the Whistler House Museum, head on over for their Holiday Party and Auction starting at 6:30PM. Many WAS artists have donated art to this auction, including painter Kathy Cooper, sculptor Jay Hungate, and fiber artist Tarja Cockell. There is a $95 donation per person – you can buy your tickets on their website.


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Sock doll maven Arlette Laan, painter Tracy Levesque, and fiber artist Leanne Tremblay will all be in Concord, NH on Friday night for Winter Giftopolis from 6:30-midnight. This event is held in conjunction with Midnight Merriment, a downtown shopping event.


Heather Wang Cherry Blossom EarringsJeweler Heather Wang will be at the RISD Alumni Holiday Sale on Saturday from 10-5. Head on down to the RI Convention Center and see the work of over 200 RISD alumni!

You can also see Heather’s work at Foundry in Pawtucket, RI on Friday from 12-8 and Saturday and Sunday from 10-6.
 


Leanne Tremblay scarf
Fiber artist Leanne Tremblay will be at the 16th Annual Jamaica Plain Crafts Fair on Saturday from 11-5.
The event is held at the First Church at 6 Eliot Street in JP.
 
 
 


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Sock doll maven Arlette Laan, jeweler Liz Stewart, fiber artist Leanne Tremblay, and painter Tracy Levesque will be at stART at the Station this Sunday from 9:30-5PM. Early bird shopping is $10 and runs from 9:30-11AM. Otherwise, admission is free. We’ll be at Union Station in Worcester!


See fiber artists Eling Chang and Liz Smith on Sunday from noon-7 at Gather Here in Cambridge for their Handmade Holiday show! These great WAS artists will be joined by 4 other makers.


Ongoing Exhibitions: Last Chance!
 
David Leblanc
Ending next week: Biennial 2013 at the New Hampshire Institute of Art in Manchester, NH. WAS painter David Leblanc has work in this exhibition closing on December 12th.
 


In Cold Blood exhibition
Ending this weekend: “In Cold Blood: Reptiles, Amphibians and Fish” at The Brush Gallery in Lowell. WAS artists Bruce Wood and Jeff Caplan (among others) have pieces featured here.
 


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.
 
 


Next weekend is also Holiday Open Studios. Yeah!