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Fresh Visions: Painting Now

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Entanglement, acrylic on panel, 16 x 16 inches

I am pleased to announce that my two paintings, Entanglement and Diffraction  have been accepted into the show “Fresh Visions: Painting Now,” at the Hopkinton Art Center,  juried by Zola Solamente from Arden Gallery, Boston.

ABOUT THE SHOW

In the wake of new media such as installation, video and digital art, painting continues to thrive. Artists have extended the practice of painting considerably, exploring various styles, materials and methods. These include photo-realism, landscape, still-life, portraiture, abstract, neo-expressionism and more. We look forward to showcasing the broad range of work that comprises contemporary painting in our Fall show, Fresh Visions: Painting Now.

Diffraction, acrylic on panel, 30 x 30 inches

Juror, Zola Solamente, has been the director of Arden Gallery on Newbury Street in Boston, MA since 2001. During that time she has curated numerous exhibitions representing nationally and internationally recognized artists. Zola has juried various group shows for regional academic, non-profit, and private settings. Zola also has served as a consultant for working artist-members of diverse studio cooperatives in and around Boston. In addition, she has offered her advise and expertise to undergraduate art students as they emerge from school and enter the world of selling art.

THE DETAILS

I hope you can join me for the opening reception with the juror and other artists!

Hopkinton Center for the Arts
98 Hayden Rowe Street
Hopkinton, MA 01748

Show runs October 12 through November 9, 2012
Opening Reception: Friday, October 12, 7-8:30pm
Gallery Hours: Monday through Friday 1-6pm, or call 508-435-9222 to schedule an appointment

Use this Mapquest Link for directions.

 

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September 28th, 2012 at 11:09 am

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“Spontaneous Order” 2-Person Exhibition with Mary O’Malley at Porter Mill Gallery

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The Gallery at Porter Mill is pleased to present “Spontaneous Order,” a two-person exhibition featuring the paintings of local artists Lynda Schlosberg and Mary O’Malley. Both Schlosberg and O’Malley maintain working studios at Porter Mill. Their work is linked both visually and conceptually and is bound by an exploration of color, mark making, labor-intensive processes, and a play with scale. On their own, these works are powerful and visceral, when paired together they create a dynamic visual and transcendent experience. Porter Mill artist and fashion designer Ashley Conchieri will have her designs on display in Porter Mill’s alternative Three Pane Display Space for the month of September as well.

Details of: Lynda Schlosberg’s “Falling” (left) and Mary O’Malley’s “Mutation” (right)

Join me and Mary for the opening reception and enjoy refreshments and music!

Porter Mill Gallery
95 Rantoul Street
Beverly, MA 01915

Show runs August 29 through September 28, 2012
Opening Reception: Thursday, September 6, 6-8pm
Closing Reception: Thursday, September 27, 6-8pm
Gallery Hours: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 5-7pm, Saturday & Sunday 12-4pm

For more information contact gallery director Bea Modisett at: studios.portermill@gmail.com

Use this Mapquest Link for directions. The gallery is located on the corner of Rantoul and Fayette Streets  just a few blocks from the Beverly Depot stop on the Newburyport/Rockport Commuter Rail Line.

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August 26th, 2012 at 12:00 pm

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Two-Person Show with Mary O’Malley

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I’m excited to announce that I’ll be in a two-person show with artist Mary O’Malley this September at the Porter Mill Gallery. We will both be presenting new work. Title of the show, opening dates etc. to be announced soon, so stay tuned!

Mary O’Malley, “Untitled (For P),” ink on paper, 9″ x 12″

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July 21st, 2012 at 4:17 pm

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Swarm Intelligence at the New Hampshire Institute of Art

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Here is a video that was produced for the New Hampshire Institute of Art where the collaborative drawing group Swarm Intelligence produced their second installation drawing in February 2012.

Thanks to Alison Williams for hosting us (who is also a core member of the team) and to Leo F. Bonarrigo for this great video!

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June 5th, 2012 at 8:31 am

Swarm Intelligence Series Part 1: Meet the Artists

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We call ourselves Swarm Intelligence: the collective behavior of decentralized, self-organized systems, natural or artificial.

The group is currently made up of seven artists: Denise Driscoll, Jeffrey Ellse, Michael Finnegan, Keith MacLelland, Carol Myers, Lynda Schlosberg, and Alison Williams. We are all alumni of the Art Institute of Boston, MFA program.

Members of the group participate in each collaborative drawing project as they have the availability. The current project (our third so far) titled: “Many pieces loosely joined,” involves the following four artists.

Stay tuned as I provide details about what it’s like to be part of an artist collaboration—where we have to “check our ego’s at the door” and try to work as if we were one individual!

 

Denise Driscoll

Denise Driscoll (MFA in Visual Arts, AIB, 2007) uses painting, drawing, sculpture and printing to create collaborative installations and mixed media works. Her curatorial efforts have been featured in the Boston Globe and Artscope Magazine and her individual and collaborative works have been exhibited nationally. Driscoll is an Adjunct Professor at AIB where she teaches courses in installation, drawing and mixed media. Denise is a member of the Lesley University Alumni Council and is Chair of the Council’s newly formed Arts Committee. In 2012, she received the Recent Alumni Award from Lesley University. She currently has a studio in Holliston, MA. www.denisedriscoll.com

 

Jeffrey Ellse

Jeffrey Ellse (BFA, AIB, 2004 and MFA in Visual Arts, AIB, 2009) is best known for his highly rendered paintings and drawings. His oil and graphite works explore the importance of the commonplace within modernity. He has shown throughout the New England area. His work has been featured in the Boston Globe, The Boston Phoenix, and Artscope Magazine. Ellse was born in 1981 in Massachusetts to a family of artists and lives and works in the Boston area. He teaches drawing and painting at AIB, the New Hampshire Institute of Art, and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Jeffrey works out of Norwood, MA. www.jeffreyellse.com

 

Carol Mordecai Myers

Carol Mordecai Myers (MFA in Visual Arts, AIB, 2007) uses various materials and methods to create paintings that draw upon the experience of slowing down and being present. To that end she has recently completed her 200-hour certification as a Yoga instructor and finds that her work on the mat informs her work as an artist and vice versa. Her work has been exhibited at The University of Colorado, The Art Institute of New Hampshire, The Art Institute of Pittsburgh, and the State Capitol Building in Denver, to name a few. She has taught painting, drawing, color theory, and design at the college level. While hailing from New England she has spent the last 23 years living and working in Colorado. www.carolmordecaimyers.com

 

Lynda Schlosberg

Lynda Schlosberg (MFA in Visual Arts, AIB, 2009) is an abstract painter who creates intricate and complex work inspired by science fiction cinema that explores the relationship between form and formlessness. Lynda’s background of twenty-nine years as a graphic designer and photographer complements her painting method. Her work has been published in ArtBeat and Studio Visit magazines. Lynda’s paintings have been exhibited in solo and group exhibitions nationally, including a recent solo exhibition “Synthesisions” at The New Hampshire Institute of Art in Manchester, NH. She currently  has a studio in Beverly, MA. www.lyndaschlosberg.com

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May 27th, 2012 at 10:31 am

Swarm Intelligence: a 15-part series on an artist’s collaborative drawing project

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Brainstorming drawing for “Many pieces loosely joined.”

On May 29th through June 3rd, 2012 I will be participating in the collaborative drawing project: “Many pieces loosely joined,” in the Marran Gallery at Lesley University, Cambridge, MA. I will be working in partnership with fellow artists from the group we call ourselves as: “Swarm Intelligence.”

Over the next several weeks I will be posting a 15-part series about the project from start to finish. It will include:

  • the mission (as we best understand it),
  • a background on the artists involved,
  • our brainstorming and pre-planning sessions,
  • materials and setting-up,
  • the physical creation of the drawing,
  • our documentation of the drawing and the process,
  • our artist talk,
  • and follow up interviews and reflections of the process from each artist’s perspective.

This will be the third installation project by Swarm Intelligence. S0me brief documentation regarding the first two projects can be seen at:

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May 24th, 2012 at 9:19 am

Open Studio and Group Exhibition June 16, 2012

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Postcard design: Christine O’Brien; image detail: Matrix 4 Lynda Schlosberg


Please join me on Saturday, June 16th, 2012, 10am – 4pm in my NEW space
at the Studios at Porter Mill 2nd Annual Open Studios event in collaboration with Beverly Arts Fest and Endicott College Center for the Arts. Explore the studios of fifty ceramists, painters, photographers, jewelers, musicians, printmakers, and more! Meet the artists, ask questions and purchase original works of art. A free trolley will be running all day to take you between Porter Mill and Beverly Arts Fest on Cabot Street.

From 5-7pm join me in the Gallery at Porter Mill for a group show of the artist’s in the building and an evening celebration filled with art, food, drinks and live music by Ali Manion and Friends.

I hope to see you there!

Studios at Porter Mill
95 Rantoul Street
Beverly, MA 01915
Studio 2-7/2-8 (on the second floor)

  • Parking: Street parking is available, but unless you get here early, be prepared to walk a block or two. Most parking is non-metered. You can also park in one of the many downtown parking lots and take a free trolley ride down to Porter Mill. The trolley is picking passengers up behind People’s United Bank on Cabot Street every thirty minutes, on the hour/half hour. The same trolley will bring you back up to your car, and to Beverly Arts Fest.
  • By train: We are located less than a five minute walk from the Beverly Depot train station on the Newburyport/Rockport line. When you exit the train, walk towards Rantoul Street, take a right and walk about five minutes to Porter Mill.
  • By car: We are easily accessible by car, located less than ten minutes from Route 128. For directions, click here.

The Open Studios at Porter Mill is supported in part by a grant from the Beverly Cultural council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural council, a state agency.

 

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May 15th, 2012 at 10:40 am

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Risky Business: An art exhibit, opens May 17, 2012

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I have been participating in the Artists’ Professional Toolbox (APT), put on by the Art’s & Business Council of Greater Boston. It is a career development program that has the intent of empowering practicing visual artists with the skills and confidence they need to master the business challenges of being an artist. It is a nine-month intensive course for a select group of artists to learn and practice marketing, networking, and business skills with the additional benefits of peer group interaction, mentorship, and feedback.

As a part of this talented group of artists, we had the opportunity to put some of the things we learned into action and curated our own show at the Art at 12 Gallery in the Fort Point Artist Community in South Boston. Below is our press release and show information. I hope that if you are in the area you will come to the opening reception or stop in and see the show while it is up through June 22nd. You won’t be disappointed!

If you can’t make the show, be sure to check out the video at the bottom of this post to see work by the other artists, or click on their links below to go to their websites.

PRESS RELEASE:

Risky Business: Artist’s  Professional Toolbox (7), a multi-media art exhibit, at Art at 12 Gallery, 12 Farnsworth Street, Boston, MA from May 17 – June 22, 2012.  Reception with the artists on Thursday, May 17, 2012, 5-8pm.

Aren’t artists always taking risks?  Of course.  But you have to be a bold and courageous risk-taker to aspire to turn your relative passion into a career.  Enrolled in the Greater Boston Arts and Business Council’s  Artist’s Professional Toolbox program, now in it’s seventh year, these nineteen artists work to take their art and their businesses to a new level. The exhibit includes photography, painting, mixed media, installation, wire work, jewelry, video and sculpture.

Exhibiting artistsLisa BarthelsonSteven BogartLisa Bohnwagner, Jalysa Belmer, Tim de ChristopherDawna DavisLinda Germain, Betsy Gould,  Phoebe GripSirarpi Heghinian-WalzerJenn HouleSarah KarikoLynne KlemmerHeather LenzColette LucasLynda SchlosbergKatha SeidmanKathleen Volp, Audrina Warren.

Art at 12 Gallery
12 Farnsworth Street
Boston, MA 02210
gallery@fortpointarts.org
Call for more information 617-423-1100

Show runs from May 17 – June 22, 2012
Opening Reception
: Thursday, May 17, 2012, 5-8pm
Gallery Hours
: Monday-Friday 11am-6pm, Saturday & Sunday 10am-5pm

Here is a short video slideshow that highlights work by the artist’s in the show:
(Slideshow put together by Linda Germain)

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May 11th, 2012 at 7:43 am

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Swarm Intellegince Collaborative Drawing Project

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Here is an image of the drawing I co-created with artists Denise Driscoll, Carol Myers, Alison Williams, Jeffrey Ellse, Michael Finnegan and Keith MacLelland

There were two other drawing teams in the gallery with us, and here is their work, this is a group of NHIA alumni…

And this is by a group of NHIA students…

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February 20th, 2012 at 11:45 am

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Drawing: Swarm Intelligence, Amherst Street Gallery, Manchester, NH

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The exhibition Swarm Intelligence will engage three sets of Artists; the art group Co-Laboratory, NHIA Alumni, and NHIA Foundations Drawing Students, in an effort to make three distinct but connected drawings within the Amherst Street Gallery. The intended result is to create a combined effect that is greater than the efforts of each individual or any single group. As Co-Laboratory, artists Lynda Schlosberg, Denise Driscoll, Michael Finnegan, Jeffery Ellse, Keith MacLelland and Alison Williams approach various projects with the desire to find new ways to work together.

Amherst Street Gallery
77 Amherst Street
Manchester, NH 03101

www.nhia.edu

For more information contact Gallery Director Andrew Lucas at 603-836-2573 or email alucas@nhia.edu
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Show runs from February 24 – March 16, 2012
Opening Reception: Wednesday, February 29, 2012, 5-7pm
Gallery Hours: Monday-Friday 9am-5pm, Saturday 9am-12pm, Closed Sunday

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February 11th, 2012 at 2:28 pm

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