It’s time for Holiday Shopping! Art is the perfect gift! Look for your favorite Lowell Artists at all of these events! This will be our last Blog post of the Year! All of the Artists of Western Ave would like to wish you a Wonderful Holiday Season and a very Happy New Year!
Shows/Events this Weekend:
Handmade Holiday Shopping Night is THIS THURSDAY 12/18 from 5-9pm! Look for over 30 WAS vendors set up on the Loading Dock at Western Ave Studios! A fun & festive event for you last minute Holiday Shopping! DJ, Drawings & a Miracle Providers Bake Sale too!
Here are some places you’ll find WAS Artists out & About this weekend!
Jeffrey Engel (Studio A204) has just re-opened the amazing Lowell Gallery for all of your custom framing needs! After 25 years it has moved to a new location right on the corner of Central St & Jackson St in Downtown Lowell! Bring your Western Ave art in for a beautiful finishing touch! NOW OPEN!!!
Lush Beads Industrial, Loomination & Migration Goods will both be at the 4th Annual Gather Here Holiday Market being held Saturday the 20th at The Uniun, 3 Sanborn Court, Union Square, Somerville, MA. 11AM-6PM, $2 admission. 25+ makers, food, and music!
After the holidays, Priscilla Levesque in Studio 204 will offer classes based on the book “Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain” by Betty Edwards. Drawing is the foundation of painting, so this course can benefit anyone painting from observation. Dates and times to be determined. It will be helpful to own the book. Other than that, minimal supplies will be required.
Ongoing Exhibitions: Now Showing
The Loading Dock Gallery’s Show “Winter Lights 7”, features the work of Gallery Members for Holiday Gifting! Its an amazing Show full of Ornaments, warm fuzzies, tiny works of Art, Cards, Prints and So Much More! Winter lights runs through Dec 28th for all of your last minute gifting!
Regina McGearty of Walk on the Moon Jewelry will be adding loads of sparkle to the Ayer Lofts Gallery Members’ Holiday Show Festivus 2. The show starts on December 6th and runs through December 28th for all of your last minute gifting!
Photographer and jeweler Laura Doran has a solo exhibit entitled MetalPetals at The Artist Gallery at The Roudenbush Community Center. Her altered photography, featuring metal and petals, will be on display along with her stunning copper jewelry line! The show runs through December. See website for Gallery Hours.
Priscilla Levesque will be part of a two woman show, “Color In and Out” at East Colony Fine Art, 55 So. Commercial St. in Manchester NH. The show runs from Nov. 25th through Dec. 27th.
Art Ferrier, Priscilla Levesque, Kathy Clericuzio and several other WAS Artists will be showing at the Whistler House Annual Juried Members Exhibit. The show will be on view from Nov 19th through Jan 17th, and there will be an artists reception on Nov 22nd from 2 – 4 pm. For museum hours see the Whistler House Website.
Amy Archambault will be part of the exhibition TEEM at Grin Gallery in Providence, RI from November 20th through January 10th
Rebecca Fortier continues to have her jewelry at the Carlisle Artisans Gallery in Carlisle MA. I can’t wait to stop by and see her beauties on display!
The incomparable Ann Lee will have two jackets in GIFTS FROM OUR HANDS – what we do BEST at the League of New Hampshire Craftsmen Headquarters Gallery 49 South Main St, Suite 100 Concord, NH 03301 October 10-December 19, 2014