WAS this Weekend 12/19-12/21 Last of theYear!

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:

HMH2014-postcard1Handmade 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!

2014-11-27 15.45.26Jeffrey 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!!!

 

 

 
crosshatch earringseling2OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERALush 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!


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Migration Goods will also be representing at the SOWA Salem Holiday Market at Old Town Hall, 32 Derby St, Salem, MA on Saturday from 12-6pm!

 

 

priscillaAfter 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

 

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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!

 

 

 

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Ann Lee & Jeanne Osborne are participating in “Guise, Garment & Textile” in The Gallery at 100 Market, 100 Market St Portsmouth, NH This show runs from December 5th – February 20th!

 

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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!

 

 

ldoranPhotographer 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.

 

 

 

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Robert Crooker will be featured in the show “Winter’s Tale” at Grace Chapel Art Gallery in Lexington, MA now through January 5th This looks like a lovely winter wonderland!

 

 

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Ilene Richard will be part of the “Holiday Art Show” at Gallery Seven 7 Nason Street, Maynard, MA The show will be up November 25th-December 24th, 2014

 

 

 

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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.

 

 

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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.

 

 

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Amy Archambault will be part of the exhibition TEEM at Grin Gallery in Providence, RI from November 20th through January 10th

 

 

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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!

 

 

 

Obsession-Front-for-webThe 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

WAS this Weekend Holiday Open Studios Edition! 12/12-12/14

It’s time for Holiday Shopping! Art is the perfect gift! Look for your favorite Lowell Artists at all of these events!

Shows/Events this Weekend:

HOS.12.2014+THIS+WEEKEND-CROPPEDHOLIDAY OPEN STUDIOS at Western Ave!! 122 Western Ave, Lowell, MA 245 Studios, 300 Artists, ONE Location! As always we have FREE parking and a complimentary Shuttle provided by TWC Limousine and the Western Ave Artists Association! This is THE place for Holiday Shopping and an amazing Art Experience! Dec 13th & 14th from 12-5pm!

 

**Western Avenue Gift Certificates are now Available!! Look for signage throughout the building!!

Here are a few things happening During Holiday Open Studios!

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Kevin Connolly of Old School Woodworkin’ will be selling BEAUTIFUL Pine Decorative Sleds. ALL PROCEEDS will go to a Breast Cancer Research Foundation at the end of the Holiday Season!! Unfinished pine @ $12.00 and finished pine $15.00 with stain and poly. Stop by and get one, or two or three! Kevin is in Studio 222!

 

 

siwaJean Theurkauf will be running “A Taste of Zentangle” class on Saturday from 9:30-11:30am before Open Studios. Pop in early & head to Studio 305.
A Taste of Zentangle is a 2 hour introduction to the Zentangle  method. No artistic experience or talent necessary! Create beautiful abstract art pieces using a simple, step by step process, while developing a relaxing, meditative practice. In this class, students learn the basic principles and guidelines for the Zentangle art form as well as its history and philosophy.

 

Tom & Valerie Borgal will be having a 25% off sale on all matted work. They also have a drawing for all who fill out an info slip for a $25.00 gift certificate to be used on original artwork at Valerie Jeanne’s Art Studio 504. How cool!

 

Here are some places you’ll find WAS Artists out & About this weekend!

2014-11-27 15.45.26Jeffrey 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!!!

 

 

 

Arlette Laan Holidaycrosshatch earringsArlette Laan Photography & Dolls and Lush Beads Industrial will be at Gift Local Lincoln on Saturday Dec 13 from 6-9PM and Sunday Dec 14 from 1-6PM.  The event will be at Bemis Hall, 15 Bedford Road, Lincoln, MA.

 

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Migration Goods
will be representing at the SOWA Holiday Market at Benjamin Franklin Institute, 41 Berkeley St, Boston December 13th & 14th (Saturday 11-6, Sunday 11-5)! Swing by, say HI and pick up some ornies for your tree!

 

 

 

 

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Ron Weed of Weed Studio will have a cart at the Pheasant Lane Mall in Nashua NH this weekend during Mall Hours! Check out some cool airbrushing demos & get your custom Holiday gifts made while you wait!
Ongoing Exhibitions: Now Showing

 

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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!

 

 

 

Dance Rhythms squareJO Copper jacket and headdress OSBORNE_20140905_045

 

 

 

Ann Lee & Jeanne Osborne are participating in “Guise, Garment & Textile” in The Gallery at 100 Market, 100 Market St Portsmouth, NH This show runs from December 5th – February 20th!

 

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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!

 

 

ldoranPhotographer 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.

 

 

 

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Robert Crooker will be featured in the show “Winter’s Tale” at Grace Chapel Art Gallery in Lexington, MA now through January 5th This looks like a lovely winter wonderland!

 

 

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Ilene Richard will be part of the “Holiday Art Show” at Gallery Seven 7 Nason Street, Maynard, MA The show will be up November 25th-December 24th, 2014

 

 

 

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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.

 

 

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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.

 

 

First Saturday Postcard 2013

Amy Archambault will be part of the exhibition TEEM at Grin Gallery in Providence, RI from November 20th through January 10th

 

 

Rebecca Alden Designs
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!

 

 

 

Obsession-Front-for-webThe 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

WAS this Weekend Holiday Open Studios Edition! 12/5-12/7

The Holidays are here! Oh the festivities! Check out some wonderful places to get you in the Holiday Spirit!!

Shows/Events this Weekend:

HOS.12.2014+THIS+WEEKEND-CROPPEDHOLIDAY OPEN STUDIOS at Western Ave!! 122 Western Ave, Lowell, MA  245 Studios, 300 Artists, ONE Location! As always we have FREE parking and a complimentary Shuttle provided by TWC Limousine and the Western Ave Artists Association! This is THE place for Holiday Shopping and an amazing Art Experience! Come meet us Dec 6th & 7th and Dec 13th & 14th from 12-5pm!

**Western Avenue Gift Certificates are now Available!! Look for signage throughout the building!!

Here are a few things happening During Holiday Open Studios!

cropped pine sleds
Kevin Connolly of Old School Woodworkin’ will be selling BEAUTIFUL Pine Decorative Sleds. ALL PROCEEDS will go to a Breast Cancer Research Foundation at the end of the Holiday Season!!  Unfinished pine @ $12.00 and finished pine $15.00 with stain and poly. Stop by and get one, or two or three! Kevin is in Studio 222!

 

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Unframed casein and watercolor paintings by Priscilla Levesque will be on sale in Studio 204!  ORIGINALS, normally up to $275, will be priced from $100 to $200!! Mats and foam core backings included.

 

 

 

ckreweCrochet a winter hat for under $1 Sub Urban ReJewel‘s Konnor Crewe in Studio A518 will be doing a demonstration Saturday at 2pm. Crochet rib stitch which imitates knit rib stitch as well as giving out a pattern for this cool hat, made with one skein of sport yarn costing .75 cents! Also on Sunday at 2pm there will be a demo of crocheting with a broomstick to make a fast holiday blanket gift.

 

Here are some places you’ll find WAS Artists out & About this weekend!

tomato_pcsMigration Goods is on the move! Find Eling at Handmade Arcade David E Lawrence Convention Center, Pittsburgh, PA Saturday, December 6th from 11am to 7pm Her Studio at WAS won’t be Open this weekend but you can still find her work in the Loft Space Studio A208

 

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERArmalletOn Friday, December 5th from 6:30-11pm you can find Loomination and Amaranth & Rue Handmade Soaps along with Mill City Glass Works and Tracy Levesque at Concord Giftopolis! 7 Eagle Square in Concord, NH

 

CrossHatchBracelets-1OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAYou can also find Loomination along with Lush Beads Industrial at the 17th Annual JP Craft Fair at First Church Jamaica Plain, 6 Eliot Street, Jamaica Plain, MA Awesome!!

 

mustardstudiocrop Antoinette Indge of Cinderloop will be at Made by Hand Invitational at The Foundry, 119 Remsen St, Cohoes, NY Saturday December 6th 11-5pm See her lovely designs in person there and also at the loft Space Studio A208 at Western Ave!

 

 

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Ron Weed of Weed Studio will have a cart at the Pheasant Lane Mall in Nashua NH this weekend during Mall Hours! Check out some cool airbrushing demos & some displays by other Western Ave Artists! He will be on the top floor between Macy’s & Dick’s Sporting Goods!

 

 
Ongoing Exhibitions: Now Showing

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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!

 

 

 

Dance Rhythms squareJO Copper jacket and headdress OSBORNE_20140905_045

 

 

 

Ann Lee & Jeanne Osborne are participating in “Guise, Garment & Textile” in The Gallery at 100 Market, 100 Market St Portsmouth, NH This show runs from December 5th – February 20th with an Opening Reception December 5th from 5-7 pm

 

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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 with an opening Reception and hot Cocoa on Sunday December 7th from 12-4pm. It runs through December 28th

 

 

ldoranPhotographer 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 with an Artist Receptionon Wednesday December 10th from 6:30-8:30pm. See website for Gallery Hours.

 

rcrooker

Robert Crooker will be featured in the show “Winter’s Tale” at Grace Chapel Art Gallery in Lexington, MA now through January 5th This looks like a lovely winter wonderland!

 

 

irichardwoman

Ilene Richard will be part of the “Holiday Art Show” at Gallery Seven 7 Nason Street, Maynard, MA The show will be up November 25th-December 24th, 2014 with a public reception on December 6th from 6-8pm

 

 

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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. re will be an artists’ reception on Fri. Dec. 5th from 5 – 7 pm.

 

 

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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.

 

 

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Jennifer Clement of the Artist Bar will be showing at the Sea festival of Trees at the Blue Ocean Music Hall at Salisbury Beach! This is a wonderful event that runs from November 22nd through December 6th.

 

 

 

 

First Saturday Postcard 2013

Amy Archambault will be part of the exhibition TEEM at Grin Gallery in Providence, RI from November 20th through January 10th

 

 

 

 

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Ilene Richard
has been accepted into the Rockport Art Association and her work will be on display at their “New Members Show” November 9-December 3, 2014 in the Martha Moore Room!

 

 

 

 

Rebecca Alden Designs
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!

 

 

 

Obsession-Front-for-webThe 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