WAS this Weekend – Folk Festival Edition

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The largest free folk festival in the country is happening in Lowell this weekend! WAS artists will be representing themselves and their community in these locations:

  • Look for the WAS tent at Destination Lowell on Merrimack Street. Artists will rotate in and out all day long. Keep your eyes peeled for the plein air painters, too!

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ForceofNatureFORCE OF NATURE is a national exhibition juried by Judith Brodsky and sponsored by the New Hampshire Chapter of the Women’s Caucus for Art. The exhibition runs through August 14, 2015 at the Karl Drerup Art Gallery and Silver Center for the Arts located on the campus of Plymouth State University in Plymouth, NH. WAS artist Darcy Schultz will have work in this exhibition – stop by the opening reception this Saturday from 5-7PM!
RoberetCrookerThe Tewksbury Community of Artists is currently exhibiting “Shadows And Sunshine” at the Tewksbury Library.  The show is open during library hours and will be on display through August 11. Be sure to see work by WAS artist Robert Crooker!
TheHumanCondition
FINAL DAYS – SHOW CLOSES SUNDAY! The Human Condition exhibit at the Loading Dock Gallery is a collaboration of 10 artists that focuses on the differing and unique aspects of what being human entails. This is an amazing show that you should definitely come and see. Here’s a sneak peek! The gallery is open Wednesday-Saturday from 12-5:30PM and Sunday from 12-4PM.
Jen Clement
EXTENDED THROUGH MID-AUGUST! WAS artist Jennifer Clement‘s oil paintings join Karen Orsillo’s Color Pattern & Play: Neriage Inspired Porcelain Treasures in the perfect pairing. Visit the Lexicon Gallery in Magnolia, MA to see this beautiful show! The gallery is open Fri-Sun 12-5PM.
Island Arts Initiative
The Isles Arts Initiative is a summer long public art series on Georges, Spectacle islands and Boston Sculptors Gallery that will capture the intrinsic beauty of the 34 harbor islands. Cove will transform Georges Island into an outdoor gallery, as eleven regional artists and collectives create site-responsive contemporary installations that will activate all 41.3 acres from the parade group to the dark tunnels and bastions, to the shoreline. View work by WAS artists Amy Archambault and Elizabeth Alexander! This exhibition runs thru August 26.
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Gloucester Fisherman

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Memory Loss

FINAL DAYS! See one of Ilene Richard’s paintings in “Painted, Printed, Folded, or Torn” at the Rocky Neck Art Colony in Gloucester, MA. The show runs thru July 26th.

Fitchburg Art Museum 80th Final Final Call Cover
Rebecca Kileen-Brown
has a photograph featured at the Fitchburg Art Museum’s 80th Regional Art Exhibit. The exhibit runs all summer!
Mollie.wedding.present[1]Girl with Marionette copyLaurie Simko & Cheryl Polcaro will both be featured in the Annual Juried Exhibition “Off the Wall” at the Danforth Museum in Framingham. The show runs through August 2.
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Opening July 21 is Summer Selective at NewTV Gallery in Newton, MA. This is an exhibit drawing from the artists that participated in the 2015 Newton Open Studios. See work by WAS painter Deb Bretton Robinson! Show runs through September 30.
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Ilene Richard
‘s work will be at the Danforth Museum in Framingham. Her illustration “Boy Scouts” will hang in the children’s gallery show “Picture This” thru September 20.
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You can also view Ilene’s beautiful painting “A-La Mode” on exhibit in “Women of Vision”: Artwork by the National Association of Women Artists, MA Chapter in East Cambridge MA thru August 28.
68935danielRobert Crooker & Daniel Mathieu will both be in the exhibition Art in Motion at Audio Concepts, 870 Comm. Ave., Boston thru September 28. So cool! On display during business hours.
Youre Living All Over Me
Opening August 6 at the Ayer Lofts GalleryYou’re Living All Over Me, with Nikki Giraffo, Markus Haala, Robb Sandagata, and Emily Sandagata! Join them on August 6 from 5-8PM for an opening reception.
Frobies-August2015WAS artists will be in Dracut on Saturday August 8 for the Frobie’s Cafe Farm and Art Market.  The hours are 9AM-2PM. Get a smoothie or some frozen yogurt while you are there!

WAS this Weekend, July 18-20

Beat the heat by visiting some lovely galleries and art shows where WAS artists are strutting their artistic stuff!

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Jeweler Heather Wang will be at the Guilford Craft Expo this Friday – Sunday! Stop by and see her beautiful jewelry designs – Friday 12-9PM, Saturday 10AM-7PM, Sunday 12-5PM.  The event is in Guilford, CT.
Sock Dolls by Arlette LaanTracy LevesqueWAS artists Arlette Laan and Tracy Lévesque will be at Artbeat in Somerville this Saturday from 11AM to 6PM. ArtBeat is one of the area’s largest and most innovative arts festivals!
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Eling Chang of Migration Goods will be out in San Francisco for Renegade Craft Fair, happening this Saturday and Sunday from 11AM-6PM both days.  Look for her in Booth #89 at the Festival Pavilion
ForceofNatureFORCE OF NATURE is a national exhibition juried by Judith Brodsky and sponsored by the New Hampshire Chapter of the Women’s Caucus for Art. The exhibition runs through August 14, 2015 at the Karl Drerup Art Gallery and Silver Center for the Arts located on the campus of Plymouth State University in Plymouth, NH. WAS artist Darcy Schultz will have work in this exhibition – stop by the opening reception this Saturday from 5-7PM!
RoberetCrookerThe Tewksbury Community of Artists is currently exhibiting “Shadows And Sunshine” at the Tewksbury Library.  The show is open during library hours and will be on display through August 11. Be sure to see work by WAS artist Robert Crooker!
TheHumanCondition
The Human Condition exhibit at the Loading Dock Gallery is a collaboration of 10 artists that focuses on the differing and unique aspects of what being human entails. This is an amazing show that you should definitely come and see. Here’s a sneak peek! Now through July 26. The gallery is open Wednesday-Saturday from 12-5:30PM and Sunday from 12-4PM.
Jen Clement
FINAL DAYS! WAS artist Jennifer Clement‘s oil paintings join Karen Orsillo’s Color Pattern & Play: Neriage Inspired Porcelain Treasures in the perfect pairing. Visit the Lexicon Gallery in Magnolia, MA thru July 19 to see this beautiful show! The gallery is open Fri-Sun 12-5PM.
Island Arts Initiative
The Isles Arts Initiative is a summer long public art series on Georges, Spectacle islands and Boston Sculptors Gallery that will capture the intrinsic beauty of the 34 harbor islands. Cove will transform Georges Island into an outdoor gallery, as eleven regional artists and collectives create site-responsive contemporary installations that will activate all 41.3 acres from the parade group to the dark tunnels and bastions, to the shoreline. View work by WAS artists Amy Archambault and Elizabeth Alexander! This exhibition runs thru August 26.
Gloucester FishermanCropped

Gloucester Fisherman

Memory Loss 3

Memory Loss

FINAL DAYS! See one of Ilene Richard’s paintings at the Rockport Art Association Members Juried Exhibition in Rockport, MA thru July 21st. One of her paintings is also on exhibit in “Painted, Printed, Folded, or Torn” at the Rocky Neck Art Colony in Gloucester, MA. The show runs thru July 26th.

Fitchburg Art Museum 80th Final Final Call Cover
Rebecca Kileen-Brown
has a photograph featured at the Fitchburg Art Museum’s 80th Regional Art Exhibit. The exhibit runs all summer!
MarionetteFINAL DAYS! Cheryl Polcaro will be featured in the show “Possessions: Prized and Otherwise” at the Attleboro Arts Museum, thru July 23rd.
Mollie.wedding.present[1]Girl with Marionette copyLaurie Simko & Cheryl Polcaro will both be featured in the Annual Juried Exhibition “Off the Wall” at the Danforth Museum in Framingham. The show runs through August 2.
DbrettonRobinson
Opening July 21 is Summer Selective at NewTV Gallery in Newton, MA. This is an exhibit drawing from the artists that participated in the 2015 Newton Open Studios. See work by WAS painter Deb Bretton Robinson! Show runs through September 30.
CubScouts5
Ilene Richard
‘s work will be at the Danforth Museum in Framingham. Her illustration “Boy Scouts” will hang in the children’s gallery show “Picture This” thru September 20.
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You can also view Ilene’s beautiful painting “A-La Mode” on exhibit in “Women of Vision”: Artwork by the National Association of Women Artists, MA Chapter in East Cambridge MA thru August 28.
68935danielRobert Crooker & Daniel Mathieu will both be in the exhibition Art in Motion at Audio Concepts, 870 Comm. Ave., Boston thru September 28. So cool! On display during business hours.
Youre Living All Over Me
Opening August 6 at the Ayer Lofts GalleryYou’re Living All Over Me, with Nikki Giraffo, Markus Haala, Robb Sandagata, and Emily Sandagata! Join them on August 6 from 5-8PM for an opening reception.
Frobies-August2015WAS artists will be in Dracut on Saturday August 8 for the Frobie’s Cafe Farm and Art Market.  The hours are 9AM-2PM. Get a smoothie or some frozen yogurt while you are there!

WAS this Weekend, July 10-12, 2015

Check out the exciting places you can find WAS artists and their work this weekend!

TheHumanConditionOPENING RECEPTION this Saturday from 4-6PM!

The Human Condition
exhibit at the Loading Dock Gallery is a collaboration of 10 artists that focuses on the differing and unique aspects of what being human entails. Now through July 26! The gallery is open Wednesday-Sunday – visit their website for hours.
Jen Clement
WAS artist Jennifer Clement‘s oil paintings join Karen Orsillo’s Color Pattern & Play: Neriage Inspired Porcelain Treasures in the perfect pairing. Visit the Lexicon Gallery in Magnolia, MA thru July 19 to see this beautiful show! The gallery is open Fri-Sun 12-5PM.
Island Arts Initiative
The Isles Arts Initiative is a summer long public art series on Georges, Spectacle islands and Boston Sculptors Gallery that will capture the intrinsic beauty of the 34 harbor islands. Cove will transform Georges Island into an outdoor gallery, as eleven regional artists and collectives create site-responsive contemporary installations that will activate all 41.3 acres from the parade group to the dark tunnels and bastions, to the shoreline. View work by WAS artists Amy Archambault and Elizabeth Alexander! Runs July 11 – August 26.
Gloucester FishermanCropped

Gloucester Fisherman

Memory Loss 3

Memory Loss

See one of Ilene Richard’s paintings at the Rockport Art Association Members Juried Exhibition in Rockport, MA thru July 21st. One of her paintings is also on exhibit in “Painted, Printed, Folded, or Torn” at the Rocky Neck Art Colony in Gloucester, MA. The show runs thru July 26th, and there’s a reception this Friday night (July 10) from 5-7PM!

Fitchburg Art Museum 80th Final Final Call Cover
Rebecca Kileen-Brown
has a photograph featured at the Fitchburg Art Museum’s 80th Regional Art Exhibit. The exhibit runs all summer!
Marionette
Cheryl Polcaro
will be featured in the show “Possessions: Prized and Otherwise” at the Attleboro Arts Museum, thru July 23rd.
Mollie.wedding.present[1]Girl with Marionette copyLaurie Simko & Cheryl Polcaro will both be featured in the Annual Juried Exhibition “Off the Wall” at the Danforth Museum in Framingham. The show runs through August 2.
DbrettonRobinson
Opening July 21 is Summer Selective at NewTV Gallery in Newton, MA. This is an exhibit drawing from the artists that participated in the 2015 Newton Open Studios. See work by WAS painter Deb Bretton Robinson! Show runs through September 30.
CubScouts5
Ilene Richard
‘s work will be at the Danforth Museum in Framingham. Her illustration “Boy Scouts” will hang in the children’s gallery show “Picture This” from June 21st-September 20.
A-La-Mode cropped
You can also view Ilene’s beautiful painting “A-La Mode” on exhibit in “Women of Vision”: Artwork by the National Association of Women Artists, MA Chapter in East Cambridge MA thru August 28.
68935danielRobert Crooker & Daniel Mathieu will both 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.

WAS this Weekend, July 4th Edition

Happy 4th, everyone! In between BBQs, fireworks, and family fun, check out some art and artists this weekend.

It’s First Saturday Open Studios on July 4th!  Stop by and see where artists work and create, and pick up a unique gift for yourself or a loved one.  The building will be open from 12-5PM.  Visit our Facebook event page for more info!

Ongoing Exhibitions: Now Showing

Jen Clement
Jennifer Clement’s oil paintings join Karen Orsillo’s Color Pattern & Play: Neriage Inspired Porcelain Treasures in the perfect pairing. Visit the Lexicon Gallery in Magnolia, MA thru July 19 to see this beautiful show! The gallery is open Fri-Sun 12-5PM.

 

TheHumanCondition

 

The Human Condition exhibit at the Loading Dock Gallery is a collaboration of 10 artists that focuses on the differing and unique aspects of what being human entails. Participating artists are Glenn Szegedy, Will Winslow, Roneld Lores, Angela Alés, Mary Hart, Nancy Tobey, Laurie Simko, Nikki Giraffo, Gay Tracy, and Daniel Tracy. Now through July 26!

 

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You can catch Ilene Richard’s painting “Gloucester Fisherman” at Rockport Art Association Members Juried Exhibition in Rockport, MA from June 20th-July 21st, and her painting “Memory Loss” is on exhibit in “Painted, Printed, Folded, Torn” Rocky Neck Art Colony Gloucester, MA July 2nd – July 26th, Reception: July 10th, 5-7PM

 

Fitchburg Art Museum 80th Final Final Call Cover

 

Rebecca Kileen-Brown has a photograph featured at the Fitchburg Art Museum’s 80th Regional Art Exhibit. The exhibit runs all summer!

 

 

Marionette
Cheryl Polcaro will be featured in the show “Possessions: Prized and Otherwise” at the Attleboro Arts Museum June 24th through July 23rd.

 

 

Island Arts Initiative
The Isles Arts Initiative is a summer long public art series on Georges, Spectacle islands and Boston Sculptors Gallery that will capture the intrinsic beauty of the 34 harbor islands. Cove will transform Georges Island into an outdoor gallery, as eleven regional artists and collectives create site-responsive contemporary installations that will activate all 41.3 acres from the parade group to the dark tunnels and bastions, to the shoreline. View work by WAS artists Amy Archambault and Elizabeth Alexander! Runs July 11 – August 26.

Mollie.wedding.present[1]Girl with Marionette copyLaurie Simko & Cheryl Polcaro will both be featured in the Annual Juried Exhibition “Off the Wall” at the Danforth Museum in Framingham. The show runs from June 7th-August 2nd

 

 

 

CubScouts5
Ilene Richard
will also be at the Danforth Museum in Framingham. Her illustration “Boy Scouts” will hang in the children’s gallery show “Picture This” from June 21st-September 20th.

 

 

A-La-Mode cropped
You can also catch Ilene’s beautiful painting “A-La Mode” on exhibit in “Women of Vision” Artwork by the National Association of Women Artists, MA Chapter in East Cambridge MA from June 5th-August 28th with a Reception Thursday, June 11th 6-8PM

 

 

68935danielRobert Crooker & Daniel Mathieu will both 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.