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Category Archives: Art
Hi Joey! Would you please post this info about my beautiful class? This is my fourth fortunate year doing this work. It’s an amazing hour of art and circle time. This makes a wonderful holiday gift for children and grandchildren! thank you! hope your sweet girls are well. peace, colleen
Chalk up another successful Community event in my gallery. In addition to mural artist Tricia O’Neill, mural subject Vincent Ferrini’s nephew Henry Ferrini was there and spoke to the audience of about forty. After the speeches, the group walked down to see Tricia’s mural. I’d say this was a “win-win” for all.
The official unveiling of this mural takes place in my gallery today (11/8/14) from 2pm until 4pm. seArts will host an opening honoring Gloucester artist Tricia O’Neill’s mural, and also honoring the subject, the late famed Gloucester writer Vincent Ferrini. It is painted on the side of Palazola’s sporting goods, facing Porter Street. The public is invited. The gallery is at 82 Main Street, Gloucester. 978-283-2524 or info@BodinHistoricPhoto.com for information. Light snacks and refreshments will be served.
I’ve hosted a few community gallery events over the past 15 years. Political “Meet and Greets” are interesting and fun. The reelection of Bruce Tarr for State Senate was my first such event, then Bob Whitmarsh for City Council, and recently Mike Boucher for State Representative (accompanying photo). There is no charge to the candidate or visitor for the 2 to 4 hour event. The candidates or incumbents bring signs, literature, food and refreshments. And they take it all away when it’s over. My criteria for selection is this: You have only to ask me.
I have also hosted a wedding reception, and the final meeting with the Mass Cultural Council to grant Gloucester’s Harbortown Cultural District. I’ve been told that this community meeting was instrumental in receiving our designation. I’ve invited food and wine vendors share free samples, as well as restaurants. My next public event is seArts holding a mural “unveiling” on Saturday, November 8. The reception runs from 2:00pm to 4:00pm. The mural honors Gloucester artist Tricia O’Neill’s, artwork and honors the subject, famed Gloucester writer Vincent Ferrini. It is on the side of Palazola’s sporting goods facing Porter Street. The public is invited.
Joey a group of Gloucester Residents went to New York to support Paul Goldberg in his book Tutta la familglia here we are at a round table, we went up in the am and back same day but its was worth supporting local artist.
Sefatia, the hair is looking fantastic. You’ve got a little Farrah Fawcett thing going on there. Va Va Voom.
Reminder Gloucester’s Harbortown Cultural District
The 2nd Annual Meeting and celebration
Wednesday, November 5th, 2014
At the HIVE 5-7pm
Meet the new partners. Surprises, special performance, and…
2014 Windows Gallery at the HIVE
Featuring Harbortown Cultural District Partner group exhibit
On exhibit November 5, 2014
David Cox, Harbortown Cultural District *Founding Partner, photograph
Fred Bodin, Harbortown Cultural District *Founding Partner, photograph
Joey Ciaramitaro, Harbortown Cultural District *Founding Partner, photograph
Loren Doucette, Harbortown Cultural District *Founding Partner, painting
John Sarkin, represented by Ken Riaf’s Law and Water Gallery, Harbortown Cultural District Partner, drawing
Juni Van Dyke, Harbortown Cultural District Partner, painting
Ken Riaf, Harbortown Cultural District Partner, box constructions, mixed media assemblage sculpture
Beth Williams, Harbortown Cultural District new Partner, artist & downtown proprietor, handmade glass beads and jewelry
goodlinens, Harbortown Cultural District new Partner, artist and entrepreneur JoAnne
Chirico downtown textile business
Belle + Me, Harbortown Cultural District new Partner, designers Anne Malvaux and Lisa LeVasseur, French inspired custom scarves with jewelry
Ten Pound Studio, Harbortown Cultural District Partner, artist and a Ten Pound founder, Susan Quateman, silk painting; artist Muriel Lee Steele, silk painting scarf
BEYOND THE WINDOW! Art Haven is a Harbortown *Founding Partner
Check out HIVE, TAG, and other artists including Jason Burroughs currently on exhibit within all Art Haven’s amazing artistic community spaces. Sign up for classes! Use TAG services: printing and design, graphics, digital printing, screen printing, and more!
True Story: At Addison Gilbert Hospital, dressed as pirate Captain Fred for an injection, I had a little time before the Dial-A Ride bus ride home. The costumed Witch and Thing 1 in Oncology suggested I see the pumpkin carving contest display in the cafeteria. Not having my glasses on, I looked at the entrees. I picked my favorite. It happened to be the AGH Rehab Rebels, where I go for my PT now. I gave them my vote. Today I went to see them, and (brace yourself), free-walked 80 feet. My medical professionals and friends are helping me so much, and I’m trying to do everything right.
Yesterday, as I was doing some framing in the gallery, I saw a great picture across the street. I went outside with my rollator and yelled: “Hey skeleton dog!” Jen Greeke of Gloucester and her dog Mona crossed the street and we took a photo. Jen has started her own fashion design company: harpyfashion.com. Sometimes it only takes one look, and I know there’s a good photo to be captured.
Opening reception for photographic exhibit by Sarah Rydgren of Salem to be held Sunday, Nov. 2 12-2 p.m. at Stetson Gallery in Marblehead
From The Salem Patch:
November at the Stetson Gallery in the Unitarian Universalist Church of Marblehead will feature the photographs of Sarah Rydgren of Salem. Rydgren’s exhibit, ‘home,” will be celebrated at an opening reception on Sunday, November 2, from 12-2 p.m. at the Gallery, located at 28 Mugford St., Marblehead.
Sarah Rydgren, a 28 year native of Salem, has always had an interest
in the outdoors, nature, travel and photography. She briefly studied
film photography at Montserrat College of Art, however, she is
completely self-taught in digital photography, specializing in Nikon
DSLR Cameras and Adobe Photoshop. Sarah is now pursuing a
Bachelor’s Degree in environmental biology and geology at Salem State
University and works as a Ranger in Ipswich for the Trustees of
Reservations. She recently moved back to her hometown of Salem with
her 6 year old son, Maverick, and her two cats. You can often see
Sarah spending her free time hiking and photographing the North Shore.
She has been influenced by such photographers as Ansel Adams, Darren
Jew, Paul Nicklen and Paul Souders.
Rydgren calls this exhibit “home” because, she says, “Home is where you feel comfort, and most of my work displayed in this show was taken during the last year, while I was healing from my father’s death.
Gloucester’s Harbortown Cultural District The 2nd Annual Meeting and celebration Wednesday, November 5th, 2014 At the HIVE 5-7pm
Founding Partner Art Haven has generously offered the HIVE for Harbortown Cultural District’s 2nd Annual Meeting and partner celebration which will be the perfect setting! Join us in celebrating a spectacular year filled with museum openings, special events, national press, and other landmark programming and happenings. Plus…meet the new Harbortown Cultural District Partners! Here’s a link to the current partners list (http://www.gloucesterharbortown.org/partner-profiles) Thanks to founding partners: GMG for helping us connect and spread the word, and to Fred Bodin, Maritime Gloucester and the Cape Ann Museum for hosting our 3 previous Harbortown Partner Events.
Carol Thistle, Gloucester Community Development Director
Now, some folks may have seen the Tony Hawk spoof video about hover boards, but this one right here is the real deal. They have a kickstarter as you would imagine, and yes it’s over funding in like a day. May introduce to you the HENDO HOVER BOARD!
The Gloucester Writers Center.
Jesus I’m not sure there’s another joint around that packs as many events per square foot into their space.
The folks running the place are just relentless.
Kudos to them.
Check out and follow their website for updates- http://gloucesterwriters.org/
And furthering the conversation about local arts, I’m not sure local writers get enough due. It’s non stop with our awesome artists and great for them but let’s all take notice of all the awesome Working Writers in town.
Congrats on being big time relevant.
Four Artists Four Media: One Exhibition
The Cultural Center at Rocky Neck
October 30 – November 23, 2014, Thursday-Sunday, 12:00-4:00 PM
Public Reception Saturday, November 1, 4:00 – 6:00 PM
Four artists with strong bodies of work that display personal themes and expression that show through their different media, come together for an exhibition that lives up to the name, “Dimensions” from Oct. 30 to Nov 23, 2014, Thursday-Sunday, 12:00-4:00 PM. at the Cultural Center at Rocky Neck, 6 Wonson St, Gloucester, MA. The four artists, Christy Park, Delphine Zohn, Rosella Sagall, and Rochell Zohn are all exhibiting Massachusetts artists.
Christy Park’s work for this show is of large abstracted animals. These are images that she has returned to throughout her career. She says of the pieces, “They seem to be totemic, almost dreamlike and seem to follow me. They have surfaced throughout my career, even when I lived and worked in New York City.”
Delphine Zohn is an expressionist painter. Her basic subject is the human form and face. She is well known for portraiture and is often working on commissions for portraits. However, various other themes weave through her work and like most painters she find inspiration for paintings in many varied places.
Several pieces by Rosella Sagall in this show are a departure from her usual work. These are large drawings of colonial women that began with an idea about depicting the 13 women who were later hanged in Salem. She wanted to draw large images and was at the same time thinking about the “trials” from Salem Village. These are side by side with much smaller tighter drawings.
Rochelle Zohn is a fiber artist. Some of her pieces were created in response to her son’s struggle with cancer. The beauty and color of these works, made from vintage kimono pieces, belie the somberness of the theme. More playful in nature are structures made from coffee filters and newspaper.
ABOUT THE ARTISTS
Christy Park studied painting at the Art Students’ League in New York City. For her MFA she worked with film, and her doctoral work was an analysis of video art. She has exhibited nationally, and was one of the founders of the 55 Mercer St. Gallery in New York. She is professor emerita at the Massachusetts College of Art and resides in Gloucester.
Rosella Park Sagall is an artist, designer, and educator from the mid-west who has lived in New England for over 30 years. She received a BFA in printmaking from Ohio State University. She returned and did two years of post-graduate work in graphic design in the Industrial Design Department at OSU. She worked as a designer in Columbus and Toledo, Ohio and Bangor, Maine. She also holds an MA in Museum Education from the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, PA.
Delphine Zohn has a BFA from Massachusetts College of Art and has exhibited in group and solo shows in New England. She was a member of the Depot Square Gallery in Lexington, and her work may be seen in venues throughout the Boston area.
Rochelle Zohn is an established fiber artist living in Waltham. Her most recent Series of work was exhibited in “Encounters with Cancer” for survivors and caretakers, at the Brush Gallery in Lowell. She is well known for her classes and workshops in knitting and felting.
The public is invited to the reception for the artists on Saturday, November 1, 4:00 – 6:00 pm
The Cultural Center at Rocky Neck, the official Welcome Center for Rocky Neck and home of the Art Colony, hosts exhibitions, workshops, meetings, lectures and cultural events of all kinds. The Center is open Thursdays – Sundays, year round. The Center accommodates 100 people and is fully handicapped accessible. For information about renting the facility for a meeting, theatrical or musical performance, a small wedding or anniversary, both private or for the community, contact email@example.com.
Suzanne Gilbert Lee
Rocky Neck Art Colony
If you could post this we would appreciate you more than we already do which is alot.
Not a week goes by that we don’t hear “When are you going to do that Photoshop class you keep talking about?”
So due to popular demand and to not have to hear that question anymore we have set the dates for a Photoshop for Photographers I workshop and sign ups are online on our website at http://capeanngiclee.com/blog/photoshop-for-photographers-workshop
This is a beginner/intermediate workshop and will cover chip to print how to make the most of your photography files for print and web. It is not a photography class but a what do you do once you have the image file workshop. We will cover file management, color balancing, shadows and highlights moves, how to send and save files, why shooting in RAW is best and more using Photoshop and Bridge. We will also be announcing more advanced workshops in the near future so stay tuned!
COME CELEBRATE with the artists of Local Colors Artists’ Cooperative our 25th anniversary on Main Street – Saturday, October 25th from 6 to 8 pm. Included will be all new original artwork, live music, refreshments and a raffle to benefit the Cape Ann Animal Aid. The raffle item is a stained glass nautilus piece donated by original founding member Donna Amero. All new artwork is on display from October 18 through November 7. The seventeen current artists invite the public and all former artists to come help them celebrate! 121 Main St. Gloucester, MA.