WAS This Weekend 5/30-6/1

It’s a busy weekend for WAS Artists! Hope you can come out & join the fun!
Shows/Events this Weekend:

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Airbrushed Graduation Caps in Studio 201n is ready to Roll! Get your cap while you wait! You can also order your cap early! Ron has many colors of caps in stock so you don’t have to wait until you get your actual cap to get it decked out!

 

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Check out the ravishing Liz Stewart and her Lush Beads Industrial jewelry line at Punkcake! Fiddlers’ Green Pub, 19 Temple St, Worcester, MA on Saturday May 31st 11:30-4:30!

 

 

margot1margot2Check out WAS fiber artist extraordinaire Margot Stage! She is one of 11 local artists who’ve created outdoor sculptures for The Energy Necklace Project! Come see both of her pieces & enjoy Poetry Readings inspired by these beautiful works! at the Jackson Homestead in Newton Sunday June 1st at 2pm

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You can catch the “super” talented David Leblanc this weekend at Hartford Comic Con at XL Center, 1 Civic Center Plaza in Hartford CT Saturday, May 31st 10-7 & Sunday, June 1st 10-5

 

 

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Antoinette Indge of Cinderloop will have her fabulous duds at SOWA Open Market on Sunday 10-4 You MUST see her gorgeous creations in person!! 460 Harrison Ave, Boston

 

 

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Heather Wang will also be in Boston at the Greenway Open Market from 11-5 Her jewelry is to die for! Check it out!

 

 


Ongoing Exhibitions: LAST CHANCE!!

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Last chance to see Photography & Beyond at The Loading Dock Gallery! This show runs from April 30th through June 1st and celebrates many of our beloved local photographers! Come check it out!

 

 

jeffStop by the Ayer Lofts Art Gallery in Downtown Lowell, MA.  “Jeffrey Engel: Art of the Polaroid Transfer” Photographer Jeffrey Engel purchased as much Polaroid film as possible when the company was beginning to discontinue it. This exhibition features the exquisite little Polaroid transfers that Jeffrey has been creating for the past few years. His work bridges a gap between reality and imagination, and expresses the subtle difference between what we remember and what we imagine. Show runs from May 4 – June 1, 2014

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Photographers Jack Holmes & Wilda Gerideau Squires are showing in the exhibition TRANSFORMATIONS at the Arts League of Lowell Gallery in Downtown Lowell, MA You can catch this show through June 1st.

 


Ongoing Exhibitions: Now Showing

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Cheryl Polcaro will be showing in the “National Prize Show” at the Cambridge Art Association. The show will be up at both the Kathryn Schultz Gallery and the University Place Gallery in Cambridge through June 26th.

 

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Painter & Illustrator Ilene Richard has a show “May Flowers” running through July 6th at the Albright Art Gallery Concord, MA  Her work will really make you simile!

 

 

 

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You can still catch Virgina Peck, recently featured in the Lowell Sun, now exhibiting at Newbury Fine Arts, 29 Newbury St. Boston, MA

 

 

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Garry Harley’s print Grey Crevice #3 will be displayed at PrintMatters annual show at Nicole Longnecker Gallery, 2625 Colquitt Street, Houston, Texas 77098 this June with an Opening Reception on June 7th

 

 

sinkowolahanLaurie Simko & Janet Wolahan have a show at Parish Center for the Arts in Westford! This lovely show will run through June 29th with an Artsist’s Reception Sunday June 8th from 12-2pm

 

Markus Haala
Continuing in Springfield, MA: Steampunk Springfield: Re-imagining an Industrial City. See etchings by Markus Haala at the Springfield Museum of Art as well as at the Springfield Museum of History. Check the website for hours and directions! Runs through September 28th!

 

 

Was This Weekend 5/23-5/25

Here’s a little peek at what WAS Artists are up to this Weekend!
Shows/Events this Weekend:

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Airbrushed Graduation Caps in Studio 201n is ready to Roll! Get your cap while you wait! You can also order your cap early! Ron has many colors of caps in stock so you don’t have to wait until you get your actual cap to get it decked out!

 

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David Leblanc of Action Abstraction Studio is a featured Artist at the 2014 Pop Culture Expo at Shriner’s Auditorium in Wilmington, MA May 24th 10-7 and May 25th 10-5

 


Ongoing Exhibitions: Now Showing
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The new show is up at The Loading Dock Gallery! Photography & Beyond will be up as part of the upcoming Lowell Photography Weekend. This show runs from April 30th through June 1st and celebrates many of our beloved local photographers! Come check it out!

 


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Cheryl Polcaro will be showing in the “National Prize Show” at the Cambridge Art Association. The show will be up at both the Kathryn Schultz Gallery and the University Place Gallery in Cambridge through June 26th.

 

jeffStop by the Ayer Lofts Art Gallery in Downtown Lowell, MA.  “Jeffrey Engel: Art of the Polaroid Transfer” Photographer Jeffrey Engel purchased as much Polaroid film as possible when the company was beginning to discontinue it. This exhibition features the exquisite little Polaroid transfers that Jeffrey has been creating for the past few years. His work bridges a gap between reality and imagination, and expresses the subtle difference between what we remember and what we imagine. Show runs from May 4 – June 1, 2014

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Painter & Illustrator Ilene Richard has a show “May Flowers” running through July 6th at the Albright Art Gallery Concord, MA with  Opening Reception May 10th 3-5PM Her work will really make you simile!

 

 

transformations_2014 1 FlutesPhotographers Jack Holmes & Wilda Gerideau Squires are showing in the exhibition TRANSFORMATIONS at the Arts League of Lowell Gallery in Downtown Lowell, MA You can catch this show through June 1st.

 

Garry_HarleyBAL2 Garry_HarleyBAL1Garry Harley will have 2 beautiful prints showing at Beaumont Art League in their 52nd Annual Juried National Show in Beaumont, TX Established in 1943, the Beaumont Art League has been serving SE Texas for over 70 years from its beginnings in the Spindletop oil boom, Beaumont has had a long history of supporting the arts, and continues to have a vibrant community of art patrons and artists of all ages. Show runs through May 24th
VIrgina peck
Don’t forget to head into Boston to check out Virgina Peck, recently featured in the Lowell Sun, now exhibiting at Newbury Fine Arts, 29 Newbury St.

 

 

Markus Haala
Continuing in Springfield, MA: Steampunk Springfield: Re-imagining an Industrial City. See etchings by Markus Haala at the Springfield Museum of Art as well as at the Springfield Museum of History. Check the website for hours and directions! Runs through September 28th!

 

 

WAS This Weekend – 5/16-5/18

Check out where to find your WAS Artists this Weekend!
Shows/Events this Weekend:

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Airbrushed Graduation Caps in Studio 201n is ready to Roll! Get your cap while you wait! You can also order your cap early! Ron has many colors of caps in stock so you don’t have to wait until you get your actual cap to get it decked out!

 

 

onyxThe Onyx Room has been the venue for the Cambodian project at UML.  On Sunday, May 18th, another exciting event will take place and all are invited. It will be the showing of the movie, Lost Child: Sayon’s Journey and a talk by Terry Farish who is the author of the book, the Good Braider. Terry directs the literacy program of the NH Humanities Council and is working with Nepali-speaking people from Bhutan to produce a Bhutanese folktale in Nepali and English. 3-5pm

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Art Ferrier will have work in the juried photography exhibit “My New England” at the Whistler House.  The reception is Saturday from 2-4pm.

 

 

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Come shop Liz Stewart’s Industrial jewelry line at the SoWa Open Market in Boston this Sunday May 18th from 10-4pm.

 

 

 

6166832_origSaturday May 17, 3-5pm Artists’ Public Reception at Loading Dock Gallery for “Photography and Beyond” Featuring photography that is a step or more beyond just a print. Features WAS and/or WAL artists Jeff Caplan, Markus Haala, Anna Harrison, Sonja Lee-Austin, Michael Miller, Cheryl Polcaro, Denise Rainis, Britny Savary-Bersani and Sergio Velázquez.

 

jeffSunday May 18, 3-5pm Jeffrey Engel will host a Public Reception at the Ayer Lofts Art Gallery in Downtown Lowell, MA.  “Jeffrey Engel: Art of the Polaroid Transfer” Photographer Jeffrey Engel purchased as much Polaroid film as possible when the company was beginning to discontinue it. This exhibition features the exquisite little Polaroid transfers that Jeffrey has been creating for the past few years. His work bridges a gap between reality and imagination, and expresses the subtle difference between what we remember and what we imagine. Show runs from May 4 – June 1, 2014

 


 


Ongoing Exhibitions: Now Showing

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The new show is up at The Loading Dock Gallery! Photography & Beyond will be up as part of the upcoming Lowell Photography Weekend. This show runs from April 30th through June 1st and celebrates many of our beloved local photographers! Come check it out!

 

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Cheryl Polcaro will be showing in the “National Prize Show” at the Cambridge Art Association which runs from May 13th to June 26th with an opening reception this Friday the 16th from 6-8pm.

 

 

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Painter & Illustrator Ilene Richard has a show “May Flowers” running through July 6th at the Albright Art Gallery Concord, MA with  Opening Reception May 10th 3-5PM Her work will really make you simile!

 

 

transformations_20141 FlutesPhotographers Jack Holmes & Wilda Gerideau Squires are showing in the exhibition TRANSFORMATIONS at the Arts League of Lowell Gallery in Downtown Lowell, MA You can catch this show through June 1st.

 

Garry_HarleyBAL1Garry_HarleyBAL2Garry Harley will have 2 beautiful prints showing at Beaumont Art League in their 52nd Annual Juried National Show in Beaumont, TX Established in 1943, the Beaumont Art League has been serving SE Texas for over 70 years from its beginnings in the Spindletop oil boom, Beaumont has had a long history of supporting the arts, and continues to have a vibrant community of art patrons and artists of all ages. Show runs through May 24th

VIrgina peck
Don’t forget to head into Boston to check out Virgina Peck, recently featured in the Lowell Sun, now exhibiting at Newbury Fine Arts, 29 Newbury St.

 

 

Markus Haala
Continuing in Springfield, MA: Steampunk Springfield: Re-imagining an Industrial City. See etchings by Markus Haala at the Springfield Museum of Art as well as at the Springfield Museum of History. Check the website for hours and directions! Runs through September 28th!

 

WAS This Weekend – 5/9-5/11

Check out where to find your WAS Artists this Weekend!
Shows/Events this Weekend:

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Airbrushed Graduation Caps in Studio 201n is ready to Roll! Get your cap while you wait! You can also order your cap early! Ron has many colors of caps in stock so you don’t have to wait until you get your actual cap to get it decked out!

 

 

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERATracy LevesquePeter Zimmerman PigLeanne Tremblay Fine Handwovens, Tracy Levesque Fine Art & Peter Zimmerman  will be at Andover Crafts in the Park Saturday, May 10, 10am-4pm Central Park, 34 Bartlet Street, Andover, MA

 


Ongoing Exhibitions: Last Chance

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Last Chance to see the lovely work of Laurie Simko at the Greater Lowell Community Foundation, 100 Merrimack St Suite 202 in Lowell! New series of paintings in “Lush Life” & “Scenes from Lowell”. A percentage of sales benefit Arts League of Lowell and The Healing Garden in Harvard, MA

 

 


Ongoing Exhibitions: Now Showing
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The new show is up at The Loading Dock Gallery! Photography & Beyond will be up as part of the upcoming Lowell Photography Weekend. This show runs from April 30th through June 1st and celebrates many of our beloved local photographers! Come check it out!

 

 

Birthday Bouquet3

Painter & Illustrator Ilene Richard has a show “May Flowers” running through July 6th at the Albright Art Gallery Concord, MA with  Opening Reception May 10th 3-5PM Her work will really make you simile!

 

 

transformations_20141 FlutesPhotographers Jack Holmes & Wilda Gerideau Squires are showing in the exhibition TRANSFORMATIONS at the Arts League of Lowell Gallery in Downtown Lowell, MA You can catch this show through June 1st.

 

Garry_HarleyBAL1 Garry_HarleyBAL2Garry Harley will have 2 beautiful prints showing at Beaumont Art League in their 52nd Annual Juried National Show in Beaumont, TX Established in 1943, the Beaumont Art League has been serving SE Texas for over 70 years from its beginnings in the Spindletop oil boom, Beaumont has had a long history of supporting the arts, and continues to have a vibrant community of art patrons and artists of all ages. Opening Reception on May 3rd
VIrgina peck

Don’t forget to head into Boston to check out Virgina Peck, recently featured in the Lowell Sun, now exhibiting at Newbury Fine Arts, 29 Newbury St.

 

 

Markus HaalaContinuing in Springfield, MA: Steampunk Springfield: Re-imagining an Industrial City. See etchings by Markus Haala at the Springfield Museum of Art as well as at the Springfield Museum of History. Check the website for hours and directions! Runs through September 28th!

 

 

WAS This Weekend – First Saturday Edition 5/2-5/4

Spring is finally here and it is First Saturday Open Studios this Saturday from 12-5PM. Special events and sales this weekend include:

sprat-flowersThe Spring ART Thing!! Pick up a postcard on your way into any of our buildings, visit participating studios and lofts, collect stickers from the artists, browse the art, and buy gifts for loved ones. Deposit your postcard with your contact information in the box on your way out for a chance to win one of three gift certificates to spend at the participating studios and lofts.

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In addition to regular First Saturday Open Studios and Spring Art Thing, this year as part of ArtWeek Boston, Loft musicians will be performing for the first time, showcasing their talents in the Onyx Room event space. The musical bash & potluck dinner will take place from 5pm on.

 

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Lush Beads in studio A-205 will be celebrating her 10th anniversary – Stop by for refreshments and a chance to win prizes! Her work is gorgeous!

 

 

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Airbrushed Graduation Caps in Studio 201n is ready to Roll! Get your cap while you wait! You can also order your cap early! Ron has many colors of caps in stock so you don’t have to wait until you get your actual cap to get it decked out!

 

And if that isn’t enough for you, here are other places where WAS artists and their fantastic work can be seen this weekend:

Shows/Events this Weekend:

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On Friday May 2nd Action Abstraction Studios will be at The One Year Anniversary Art Show at Revival Gallery 713 Main Street Fitchburg, MA 6-9pm

 

 

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Painter extraordinaire Robert Crooker is showing at Reading Art Assoc. Spring Art Exhibit Guild Hall of the First Congregational Church of Reading, 25 Woburn Street, Reading Fri., May 2, 7:30 – 9:30 pm, Sat. 10 am – 4 pm, Sun. 12:30 – 3:30 pm

 

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Leanne Tremblay Fine Handwovens will be at Bradford Grange Craft Fair Saturday, May 3,  10am-5pm Lincoln Hall 561 Main Street, West Boxford, MA

 

 

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You can also catch Action Abstraction Studios Saturday, May 3rd from 10am-8pm at Double Free Comic Book Day at Double Midnight Comics 245 Maple St. Manchester, NH

 

 


Ongoing Exhibitions: Now Showing

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The new show is up at The Loading Dock Gallery! Photography & Beyond will be up as part of the upcoming Lowell Photography Weekend. This show runs from April 30th through June 1st and celebrates many of our beloved local photographers! Come check it out!

 

Birthday Bouquet3
Painter & Illustrator Ilene Richard has a show “May Flowers” running through July 6th at the Albright Art Gallery Concord, MA with  Opening Reception May 10th 3-5PM Her work will really make you simile!

 

transformations_20141 FlutesPhotographers Jack Holmes & Wilda Gerideau Squires are showing in the exhibition TRANSFORMATIONS at the Arts League of Lowell Gallery in Downtown Lowell, MA You can catch this show through June 1st.

Garry_HarleyBAL2Garry_HarleyBAL1Garry Harley will have 2 beautiful prints showing at Beaumont Art League in their 52nd Annual Juried National Show in Beaumont, TX Established in 1943, the Beaumont Art League has been serving SE Texas for over 70 years from its beginnings in the Spindletop oil boom, Beaumont has had a long history of supporting the arts, and continues to have a vibrant community of art patrons and artists of all ages. Opening Reception on May 3rd

VIrgina peck
Don’t forget to head into Boston to check out Virgina Peck, recently featured in the Lowell Sun, now exhibiting at Newbury Fine Arts, 29 Newbury St.

 

 

david l boston strongeyeformationFrom the Pages of Chroma will hang through the end of April at Diesel Cafe, 257 Elm St. in Davis Square,  Somerville. This exhibit showcases 12 talented & creative locals including WAS artists Eyeformation and Action Abstraction Studio!

Markus Haala
Continuing in Springfield, MA: Steampunk Springfield: Re-imagining an Industrial City. See etchings by Markus Haala at the Springfield Museum of Art as well as at the Springfield Museum of History. Check the website for hours and directions! Runs through September 28th!