WAS This Weekend – First Saturday Edition 8/1-8/3

Its First Saturday Open Studios at Western Ave! So much to do and so many wonderful artists to visit!

Shows/Events this Weekend:

Western Avenue Studios will be fully Open to the public on Saturday 8/2 from 12-5pm. Come visit over 100 artists in their studios! Watch them work, ask them about their art (or anything!) and maybe even pick up a Unique treasure for yourself or a loved one!122 Western Ave. Lowell, MA

Here are a few of the things going on at Western Ave this Saturday!

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Lowell Fiber Studio 512 will be having a summer clearance sale: 50% off regular price Art Pieces, Fashion accessories, Home accessories & Children’s items! Stop in and have a peek!

 

 

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Regina McGearty of Walk on the Moon Jewelry will be having a huge Summer SALE! You can find her in Studio A206. This is the last month to get some AMAZING deals from Walk on the Moon!

 

 

Here are a few other things going on this weekend!

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The extraordinary Ann Lee will be demonstrating the creation of her Free Laces scarves at the League of NH Craftsmen – Meredith Gallery on Sunday August 3, 1:00-3:00.

 

 

Aurora Jacket SquaretarjaYou can also find Ann along with the fabulous Tarja Cockell at the CraftWear Exhibition 7 the Living with Craft Exhibition at the League of NH Craftsmen’s 81st Annual Fair at Mount Sunapee Resort in Newbury, NH.  The Fair runs from August 2-10 and is open 10-5 daily. Tarja also has her own booth #711 in Tent 7. Stop by & say hello to her!

 

 

 


Ongoing Exhibitions: Now Showing
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Brand New at The Loading Dock Gallery! “Dog Days of Summer” 2nd Annual Juried Show July 30 – August 31, 2014 Opening Reception: Saturday, August 2, 5–7:00 PM Come see some of the areas finest artists in this amazing group show!

 

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Jay W. Hungate Sculpture & Design‘s Show  “Seeds of Flight” sculpture by Jay W. Hungate will be in The Gallery at The Quarry: Contemporary Arts International 68 Quarry Rd. Acton, MA 01720 August 3 to September 10, 2014 with an Opening reception Aug. 3, 2:00-5:00pm

 

richardspolcaroIlene Richard‘s painting “Hoops” & Cheryl Polcaro‘s “Untitled” have been accepted in New England Collective V Annual Juried Show, Galatea Fine Arts 460B Harrison Ave., Boston, MA This show runs from August 1-28th  with Opening Reception August 1 6-8PM

 

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Stacey Piwinksi will have two pieces on display in the Boston Young Contemporaries Annual Juried Exhibition at 808 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA. Her piece Donna won second place at the opening reception. The show will be up until August 22nd.

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Cheryl Polcaro will have a piece in the Cambridge Art Association’s “New Members Show”.  The show takes place at University Place gallery in Cambridge from July 9th- August 29th.

 

 

 

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Come out & see Karen Cabral Sullivan on Display at the Hampstead Public Library  through August!  For Show/Library hours visit Hampstead Public Library’s page.

 

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Busy Bee Cheryl Polcaro will also have her piece Lepidoptera in the “79th Regional Exhibit of Art and Craft” at the Fitchburg Art Museum.  The show runs from June 23rd- September 1st.

 

 

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Cheryl & Ilene will also be joined by Laurie Simko in having work at he show”Off the Wall” “Community of Artists” at The Danforth Art Museum in Framingham. The show will run from June 8th through August 3rd! Last Chance to see this one!!
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 – Folk Fest Edition 7/25-7/27

Its Folk Festival Weekend in Lowell! So much to do and so many wonderful artists to visit!

Shows/Events this Weekend:

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Stop by Lowell Folk Festival’s Art in the Courtyard!
You’ll find Arlette Laan, Lush Beads Industrial, Migration Goods, Tracy Levesque Fine Art & Peter Zimmerman! Saturday July 26, noon to 7:30pm & Sunday July 27, noon to 6pm
Located in the shaded, brick-lined courtyard between the Market St stage and the Dutton St Dance Pavilion.

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Then head on over to the Whistler House where you’ll find work from Bethany Peck-Kalabokis & E. Scott Totally Wired.

 

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You can also visit Western Avenue artists at the Destination Lowell tent area on Merrimack Street. Learn more about Western Avenue and our upcoming events. Saturday, 7/26 and Sunday, 7/27 from 12-5pm.

 


Ongoing Exhibitions: Now Showing

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Last chance to catch this show at The Loading Dock Gallery! Begin Anywhere by Sonja Lee-Austin and Linda Branch Dunn will be showing from July 2nd thru the 26th . Its quite breathtaking!!

 

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Deb Bretton-Robinson will have work in “Three Days Two Themes One Space” at the Flock Gallery, (Pop Up Location) Brady Sullivan Tower, (Street Level) 1000 Elm Street, Manchester, NH Reception date:  July 24th 5:00-8:30pm, also open:  Friday, July 25th 3:00-8:30pm, Saturday, July 26th 12:00-3:00 pm & 5:00-8:30pm

 

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Stacey Piwinksi will have two pieces on display in the Boston Young Contemporaries Annual Juried Exhibition at 808 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA. Her piece Donna won second place at the opening reception this past Friday July, 18th, 2014. The show will be up until August 22nd.

 

 

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Cheryl Polcaro will have a piece in the Cambridge Art Association’s “New Members Show”.  The show takes place at University Place gallery in Cambridge from July 9th- August 29th.

 

 

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Ann Lee will have 2 of her beautiful jackets in Circles, Squares and Triangles: The Shape of Things to Come at the League of NH Craftsmen headquarters in Concord, NH.  The show runs from July 7 through September 26.

 

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Jennifer Aradhya of Indigo Raven Studio has two works: Kew IV and Orangerie currently on display at Rollstone Studios (Fitchburg) 5th Annual Summer Salon. The show runs from June 29th through July 27th
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Come out & see Karen Cabral Sullivan on Display at the Hampstead Public Library  through August!  For Show/Library hours visit Hampstead Public Library’s page.

 

 

 

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Busy Bee Cheryl Polcaro will also have her piece Lepidoptera in the “79th Regional Exhibit of Art and Craft” at the Fitchburg Art Museum.  The show runs from June 23rd- September 1st.

 

 

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Cheryl & Ilene will also be joined by Laurie Simko in having work at he show”Off the Wall” “Community of Artists” at The Danforth Art Museum in Framingham. The show will run from June 8th through August 3rd!

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Last chance to see Muddy Girls Barbara Guilmet & Samantha Tucker will be alongside Laura Doran at the Tyngsboro Public Library from June 9th to July 31st. Stop by & browse the stacks and some beautiful artwork!

 

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 – 7/18-7/20

Come on out to support your friends & neighbors this weekend!

 

Shows/Events this Weekend:

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Some fabulous ladies will be at Artbeat 2014 Saturday, July 19th, 11am – 5:30pm in Davis  Square, Somerville! You’ll be able to find our own Lush Beads IndustrialLeanne Tremblay Fine Handwovens & Heather Wang Jewelry!

 


Ongoing Exhibitions: Now Showing

Begin-Anywhere-postcardThe new show is up at The Loading Dock Gallery! Begin Anywhere by Sonja Lee-Austin and Linda Branch Dunn will be showing from July 2nd thru the 26th . Its quite breathtaking!!

 

 
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Cheryl Polcaro will have a piece in the Cambridge Art Association’s “New Members Show”.  The show takes place at University Place gallery in Cambridge from July 9th- August 29th.

 

 

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Ann Lee will have 2 of her beautiful jackets in Circles, Squares and Triangles: The Shape of Things to Come at the League of NH Craftsmen headquarters in Concord, NH.  The show runs from July 7 through September 26.

 

Aradhya_Orangerie Aradhya_KewIV Jennifer Aradhya of Indigo Raven Studio has two works: Kew IV and Orangerie currently on display at Rollstone Studios (Fitchburg) 5th Annual Summer Salon. The show runs from June 29th through July 27th

 
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Come out & see Karen Cabral Sullivan on Display at the Hampstead Public Library  through August!  For Show/Library hours visit Hampstead Public Library’s page.

 
Lepidoptera

Busy Bee Cheryl Polcaro will also have her piece Lepidoptera in the “79th Regional Exhibit of Art and Craft” at the Fitchburg Art Museum.  The show runs from June 23rd- September 1st.

 

 

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Cheryl & Ilene will also be joined by Laurie Simko in having work at he show”Off the Wall” “Community of Artists” at The Danforth Art Museum in Framingham. The show will run from June 8th through August 3rd!

croppedscallop2 teapot Muddy Girls Barbara Guilmet & Samantha Tucker will be alongside Laura Doran at the Tyngsboro Public Library from June 9th to July 31st. Stop by & browse the stacks and some beautiful artwork!

 

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 7/11-7/13

Come on out to support your friends & neighbors this weekend!

 

Shows/Events this Weekend:

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Some of the fabulous ladies of Boston Handmade will be at the 7th Annual Boston Handmade Marketplace Sunday, July 13th, 11am – 4pm in Union Square, Somerville! You’ll be able to find our own Migration Goods, Leanne Tremblay Fine Handwovens & Heather Wang Jewelry!
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Jack Holmes will be at the giving a wonderful talk & slideshow about Traveling Photography at the Loading Dock Gallery at 2pm on Sunday. It’s sure to be an informative afternoon!

 

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You can find the lovely Liz Stewart of Lush Beads Industrial at SOWA in Boston  this Sunday 10-4!

 

 

 


Ongoing Exhibitions: Now Showing
Begin-Anywhere-postcard
The new show is up at The Loading Dock Gallery! Begin Anywhere by Sonja Lee-Austin and Linda Branch Dunn will be showing from July 2nd thru the 26th . Its quite breathtaking!!

 

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Cheryl Polcaro will have a piece in the Cambridge Art Association’s “New Members Show”.  The show takes place at University Place gallery in Cambridge from July 9th- August 29th.  Opening reception is this Friday July 11th from 5:30- 7:30.

 

lee1lee2Ann Lee will have 2 of her beautiful jackets in Circles, Squares and Triangles: The Shape of Things to Come at the League of NH Craftsmen headquarters in Concord, NH.  The show runs from July 7 through September 26.  The opening reception is July 11, 5-7 pm.

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Mark Fountain will be having his first one man show, “Local Scenes by Mark Fountain”  at the Re/Max gallery at 2 Ash St Hollis NH, the reception will be on July 12, 2014 12-2pm. The show will feature 22 original works, mostly landscape oils of Hollis, Pepperell, Brookline, Townsend, Groton and Carlisle.

 

 

Aradhya_KewIV Aradhya_OrangerieJennifer Aradhya of Indigo Raven Studio has two works: Kew IV and Orangerie currently on display at Rollstone Studios (Fitchburg) 5th Annual Summer Salon. The show runs from June 29th through July 27th

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Come out & see Karen Cabral Sullivan on Display at the Hampstead Public Library  through August with an Opening Reception on July 8th from 6-8pm For Show/Library hours visit Hampstead Public Library’s page.

 

Lepidoptera
Busy Bee Cheryl Polcaro will also have her piece Lepidoptera in the “79th Regional Exhibit of Art and Craft” at the Fitchburg Art Museum.  The opening reception for the show is this Sunday June 22nd from 1-3pm and the show runs from June 23rd- September 1st.

 

 

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Cheryl & Ilene will also be joined by Laurie Simko in having work at he show”Off the Wall” “Community of Artists” at The Danforth Art Museum in Framingham. The show will run from June 8th through August 3rd!

croppedscallop2 teapot Muddy Girls Barbara Guilmet & Samantha Tucker will be alongside Laura Doran at the Tyngsboro Public Library from June 9th to July 31st. Stop by & browse the stacks and some beautiful artwork!

 

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 7/4-7/6 First Saturday Edition

It’s 4th of July weekend & so much is going on!

 

Shows/Events this Weekend:

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If you’re out this evening, its 1st Thursday in Downtown Lowell and our own Jack Holmes will be at the National Park Visitor Center giving a talk & slideshow about Traveling Photography. Show starts at 7pm! I’ll be there!

 

 

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The Loading Dock Gallery at Western Ave also has a CALL FOR ART for their 2nd Annual Juried Show  “Dog Days of Summer” Deadline for entries is Monday July 8, Midnight

 

 

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It’s First Saturday at Western Ave from 12-5pm and Regina McGearty of Walk on the Moon Jewelry will be having a huge Summer SALE! You can find her in Studio A206 at 122 Western Ave Lowell

 

 

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Antoinette Indge of Cinderloop Clothing will be at Greenway Open Market this Saturday, 7/5 11-6pm Stop by & say Hello!

 

 


Ongoing Exhibitions: Now Showing

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The new show is up at The Loading Dock Gallery! Begin Anywhere by Sonja Lee-Austin and Linda Branch Dunn will be showing from July 2nd thru the 26th with Opening Reception this Saturday the 5th from 12-7pm. Stop by then head on over to watch the Fireworks!!

 

Aradhya_KewIVAradhya_OrangerieJennifer Aradhya of Indigo Raven Studio has two works: Kew IV and Orangerie currently on display at Rollstone Studios (Fitchburg) 5th Annual Summer Salon. The show runs from June 29th through July 27th

 

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Come out & see Karen Cabral Sullivan on Display at the Hampstead Public Library  through August with an Opening Reception on July 8th from 6-8pm For Show/Library hours visit Hampstead Public Library’s page.

 

 

 

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Last Chance to see 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!

 

 

Lepidoptera
Busy Bee Cheryl Polcaro will also have her piece Lepidoptera in the “79th Regional Exhibit of Art and Craft” at the Fitchburg Art Museum.  The opening reception for the show is this Sunday June 22nd from 1-3pm and the show runs from June 23rd- September 1st.

 

 

polcarorichardssimko

Cheryl & Ilene will also be joined by Laurie Simko in having work at he show”Off the Wall” “Community of Artists” at The Danforth Art Museum in Framingham. The show will run from June 8th through August 3rd!

croppedscallop2teapot Muddy Girls Barbara Guilmet & Samantha Tucker will be alongside Laura Doran at the Tyngsboro Public Library from June 9th to July 16. Stop by & browse the stacks and some beautiful artwork!

 

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!