It’s May Open Studios! One of the best of the year!!
Western Avenue Studios and Lofts presents Spring Art Thing. Guests are encouraged to visit during the Open Studios on May 2nd between 12-5pm to visit artists, browse the art, buy unique gifts, collect fun facts, and tips, as well as stickers for a chance to win prizes. Flower door tags will mark the entryways of participating studios and lofts.
Tickets are ON SALE NOW!! Friday May 1st and Saturday May 2nd, The Wearable Arts Extravaganza will take place in the Onyx Room! The Miracle Providers Spring Fundraiser taken to new heights! Featuring handmade wearable Art from the Artists of Western Ave, performances by the Miracle Providers & more! Co-Sponsored by The Miracle Providers Northeast and the Loading Dock Gallery! All proceeds go to MPNE!
Migration Goods will be out in Holyoke this weekend at the Alchemy Artisan Fair! Looks like lots of fun! Saturday May 2nd 10am -6 pm and Sunday May 3rd 11am -4pm Gateway City Arts, 92-114 Race St, Holyoke, MA
Muddy Girls are moving their studio from the 4th Floor to the 2nd Floor! Help them lighten the load! 20% off select pottery now thru May 2 in Studio 405
Ongoing Exhibitions: Now Showing
An amazing collaborative show is opening at the Loading Dock Gallery! “Down to Earth: Clay, Paper & Wood” featuring Barb Guilmet, Samantha Tucker, Laura Doran & Kevin Connolly! This one is a must see! Opening Reception Saturday May 2nd from 5-7pm
Regina McGearty will be featured in the Ayer Lofts Residents’ show “The Other Element” The show runs May 3rd through May 31st with an Opening Reception on Thursday May 7th from 6-9pm. 172 Middle St. Lowell.
Garry Harley’s image titled KAREN’S PURPLE HOPE (dedicated to his daughter) is ready to ship to Tokyo. This image is one of 80 selected (out of 737 entered) in NYC judging. In Tokyo it will hang with 80 images also selected in Paris and 80 from Tokyo for final judging and awards by 14 judges from NYC, Paris and Tokyo – final judging on June 10th. Show will hang as part of ART OLYMPIA 2015 competition, at new Toshimau-Ku office building June 15-28, 2015. Good Luck Garry!!
You’ll find Barbara Fletcher in “The Birds and the Bees” at The Nave Annex Gallery
53 Chester Street Somerville, MA Exhibition dates April 17th through May 10th
Barbara also has a solo exhibition “Menagerie and Myth” at Habitat Gallery Habitat Education Center and Wildlife Sanctuary 10 Juniper Road Belmont, MA
Show runs May 1st through the 31st with an Artist Reception May 14th 6-8pm
One of Garry Harley’s photographs has been accepted into the Arts League of Lowell (ALL) up-coming show titled EXPOSED 2015 / Open Juried photography show. Show ‘hangs’ April 17th through May 31st with an Artist reception April 26th from 4-6pm
You can catch Laurie Simko, Tom Veirs, Adrien Bisson, Gillian Frazier Barbara Guilmet & Janet Wolahan at The Brush Gallery Massachusetts Artists 2015 – Contemporary Art April 18th through June 6, 2015 with an Opening
The Garden in the Gallery exhibit at the Chelmsford Center for the Arts runs April 3rd through May 17th and features the work of several WAS artists including Kathy Clericuzio, Denise Rainis, Laurie Simko and Margot Stage!
Robert Crooker will be in the exhibition Art in Motion at Audio Concepts, 870 Comm. Ave., Boston from March 31st to September 28th So Cool! On display during business hours!