Hello Spring, is that you? As we head into Spring, the days are getting longer, and we can almost feel the warm weather around the corner. March is not only when Spring starts, but it’s also the birth month of famous journalist and Lowell’s own Jack Kerouac. We plan to bring you a virtual art

Hello Spring, is that you? Spring is on the horizon. As we head into Spring, the days are getting longer, and we can almost feel the warm weather around the corner. March is not only when Spring starts, but it's also the birth month of famous journalist and Lowell's own Jack Kerouac. We plan to

February may be the shortest month of the year, but it’s the month packed with the most love and affection. From friendship to love, this month holds special meaning. This month’s Virtual Open Studios is on February 6th, giving you plenty of time to pick up a unique gift for the special people in your

Love is in the air! Looking for a Valentine's Day gift? February may be the shortest month of the year, but it’s the month packed with the most love and affection. From friendship to love, this month holds special meaning. As winter continues on, our artists busy channeling their passions to create. Ceramics, jewelry, apparel,

Ingrid Hess is an assistant professor of graphic design at UMass Lowell. She is also a children’s book writer and illustrator. In this conversation, she talks about the community at Western Avenue, her teaching philosophy, and her artistic process.