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Trident Gallery Presents Susan Erony: Review

September 5- October 5

Powerful work in a wide variety of media by a deeply committed and thoughtful Gloucester artist.


Artist’s Reception at Trident Gallery for Susan Erony

September 13th from 5-7pm

Trident Gallery hosts an artist’s reception for Susan Erony on September 13th from 5pm-7pm


Discussion With the Artist at Trident Gallery

September 21st 5-6 pm

Susan Erony leads a discussion at Trident Gallery on September 21st from 5-6pm.


Trident Gallery

189 Main Street

Gloucester, MA  01930  978-491-7785

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Happenings at Trident Gallery

Trident Gallery Live Art Series
189 Main Street
Gloucester, AM 01930

August 17th 2014 at 8pm

Auto-Body-Graphic is a dance-media performance in collaboration with the internet, by Vincent Cacialano, Program Leader, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK. He is a co-founding member of the Amsterdam based improvisation group Magpie Music Dance Company, whose guest performers include Steve Paxton, Nancy Stark Smith, Miguel Gutierrez, David Zambrano, Kirstie Simpson, Benoit Lachambre and many others. Vincent’s work has been produced widely across Europe and in America.

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Trident Gallery upcoming events

Trident Gallery Presents: “Dennis Flavin: Figures” May 30 – June 29
Trident Gallery is pleased to present an exhibition of figure paintings and drawings by Dennis Flavin. New and recent works on canvas and paper are displayed with earlier paintings illuminating Flavin’s path from realism to abstraction into the uninhibited and confident expressive style which has earned him notice and acclaim.
“Dennis Flavin: Figures” Artist’s Reception at Trident Gallery
Saturday, June 7th 6pm – 8pm
Trident Gallery is pleased to host an Artist’s Reception for Dennis Flavin on June 7th, from 6pm to 8pm
“Dennis Flavin: Figures” Conversation with the Artist at Trident Gallery
Sunday, June 15th, 5pm -6pm
Trident Gallery is pleased to host a conversation with Dennis Flavin on June 15th, from 5pm to 6pm. 189 Main St, Gloucester, MA 01930
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Trident Live Art Series presents Junichi Fukuda and Kristen Miller
Cellist,singer,composer Kristen Miller will play a set of her lush and original work, and dancer Junichi Fukuda will present his solo “Eclosion.” Other performance surprises in store. Light refreshments and conversation to follow performance. event is free, donations appreciated, reservations encouraged: email events@tridentgallery.com to reserve

Saturday, May 24, 5:00-6:00pm

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For reservations please email to events@tridentgallery.com or visit and call come in to visit, 189 Main St, Gloucester, MA 01930
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Pale Shadows: Cameraless Images by Pamela Ellis Hawkes
March 21 – April 20

Trident Gallery is pleased to present “Pale Shadows: Cameraless Images by Pamela Ellis Hawkes,” an exhibition of cyanotypes, tintypes, and pigment prints captured without a camera. Inspired by flickering shadows on her studio walls and by the earliest works of photography, made in the 1830s by inventor Henry Fox Talbot, who aspired to “fix a shadow” onto paper, Hawkes experiments with the cyanotype process to make photograms, images made by placing objects directly in contact with light-sensitive paper. In so doing, Hawkes joins other important contemporary photographers who have returned to “historical” or “alternative” photographic processes to refresh and develop their artistic visions. Hawkes’ vision questions the perceived realities within photographs; explores the elusive points of contact between reality, memory, and imagination; and participates in the ageless calling of artists to preserve and honor the ephemeral, to fix fleeting shadows and transmute loss into beauty.

Pale Shadows: Artist’s Reception at Trident Gallery
Saturday, March 29th, 5pm-7pm

Trident Gallery is pleased to host an artist’s reception in honor of Pamela Ellis Hawkes, as part of the Pale Shadows exhibition, on Saturday, March 29th from 5:00-7:00 p.m.
Flowers & Bottles 4 - tintype - 8x10
Dress 1 - cyanotype - 66x30
Image 1: Pamela Ellis Hawkes – Flowers & Bottles 4 – tintype
Image 2: Pamela Ellis Hawkes – Dress 1 – cyanotype

Do you Love Great Bird Paintings and Birding?

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Then definitely go check out the Winter Meditations exhibit at Trident Gallery, 189 Main Street.  The Opening last night was great and the work is exceptional and very exciting to be able to see right here on Main Street.  The space is wonderful and I’m just sorry it took me so long to check it out.  A fabulous addition to Gloucester’s art scene.

From Friday, January 24th, through Sunday, March 2d, Trident Gallery is proud to host a loan from the Massachusetts Audubon Museum of American Bird Art of more than 30 prints, paintings, and miniature sculptures by the renowned and important artists John James Audubon, Milton Avery, Andy Warhol, Allen James King, Robert Verity Clem, Lars Jonsson, and others. All the works of art depict bird species present on Cape Ann in winter, and their exhibition constitutes a new extension to the Cape Ann Winter Birding Weekend (Friday–Sunday, 31 January – 2 February) a festival which celebrates the winter bird life of Cape Ann, especially those Arctic species rarely encountered farther south. Sponsored by Mass Audubon and the Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce, the event draws several hundred participants to hear expert presentations and embark on bus tours and a boat trip to see the birds. A birding guide for the event in past years, Director Swift has this year orchestrated the festival’s new art component at Trident Gallery.

Throughout Winter Meditations, the public is invited to respond with commentary and with contributions of their own winter meditations at TridentGallery.com/WinterMeditations (not yet live). Director Swift will share selected Meditations submitted by the public within the gallery.

Works of art by Gabrielle Barzaghi, Winston Swift Boyer, Charlie Carroll, Susan Erony, Dennis Flavin, Eileen Mueller, Joe Poirier, and Lynn Swigart will be on display during the entirety of Winter Meditations. In the final phase, Persephone’s Return, additional works of art by these and other Trident Gallery artists will take the place of the departing Mass Audubon winter bird art.

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Panel Discussion with Three Artists in Dialogue with the Past
Saturday, November 2d, 5pm

Gallery Director Matthew Swift will introduce the exhibition and moderate a conversation among its three artists, Gabrielle Barzaghi, Nadine Boughton, and Susan Erony.

To be followed by questions and discussion with the audience and light refreshments.

Trident Gallery
189 Main Street, Gloucester

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Gallery Hours (Autumn 2013)
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Sunday: 10am-5pm
Saturday 10am-7pm
Monday, Tuesday, and any time by appointment

At Trident Gallery

Trident Gallery - Home The Inaugural Exhibition postcard
Ongoing through Monday, October 14th, at Trident Gallery, 189 Main Street, Gloucester: Home: The Inaugural Exhibition, featuring twelve artists representing the excellence and variety of contemporary fine art on Cape Ann: Albert Alcalay, Winston Swift Boyer, Charlie Carroll, Susan Erony, Dennis Flavin, Pamela Ellis Hawkes, Zygmund Jankowski, Ruth Mordecai, Eileen Mueller, Joe Poirier, Patti Sullivan, and Lynn Swigart.
Saturday afternoon gallery talks will focus on the work of artists featured in the exhibition.  Prepared remarks for 45-60 minutes will be followed by discussion and light refreshments.  Additional works of art by the artists under discussion will be on display during each event.
Regular gallery hours are Wednesday-Friday & Sunday 10am-5pm; Saturday 10am-7pm; Monday, Tuesday and any time by appointment.  Trident Gallery will be open 10am-5pm on Columbus Day (Monday, October 14th). 
Consult tridentgallery.com or contact Director Matthew Swift at 978-491-7785 or director@tridentgallery.com for further information. 

Saturday, October 5th, 5pm:  “Paths to Abstraction”

Gallery Director Matthew Swift and artist Ruth Mordecai offer remarks and lead discussion on abstraction in the works of artists Dennis Flavin, Ruth Mordecai, Eileen Mueller, and Patti Sullivan.
Saturday, October 12th, 5pm:  “Ephemerality and Permanence”
Gallery Director Matthew Swift offers remarks and leads discussion on ephemerality and permanence in the work of artists Pamela Ellis Hawkes and Zygmund Jankowski.

Trident Gallery, 189 Main Street Gloucester, MA

Announcing weekly talks at Trident Gallery on Saturdays at 5pm
Saturday afternoon gallery talks at Trident Gallery will focus on artists featured in the current exhibition. Prepared remarks for 30-45 minutes will be followed by discussion and light refreshments. Additional works of art by the subjects will be on display during each event.

Saturday, September 21st, 5pm
“Home, Safety, and Art”
Presenters Matthew Swift and Susan Erony will speak on the work of artists Albert Alcalay and Susan Erony. Both Alcalay and Erony’s father emigrated to the United States to escape persecution. Additional works of art by Alcalay and Erony will be on display.

Saturday, September 28th, 5pm
“Perspectives on Cape Ann”
Remarks and discussion on the diverse representations of Cape Ann by painter Joe Poirier and photographers Winston Swift Boyer, Charlie Carroll, and Lynn Swigart. Additional works by these artists will be on display. Presenters to be determined.

Trident Gallery Under Construction At 189 Main St- A Video Conversation With Dr Matthew Swift

Part 1 In a Four Part Series Of 191 Main Street Redevelopment

From The Trident Gallery Website-

Trident Gallery mounts regular exhibitions and maintains an inventory of art with a Cape Ann story — works of art having a meaningful connection to Cape Ann, Massachusetts.

Meaningful connections to Cape Ann are diverse in kind: some works depict or transform scenes of the region; other works are profoundly rooted in the artist’s experiences of Cape Ann’s towns, landscapes, and sea horizons, and its vibrant matrix of interwoven communities.

Following this program, Trident Gallery shows original and limited-edition works art in all media, concentrating on paintings, works on paper, and photography. Gallery artists are both emerging and established, and most of them are living today and making their art on Cape Ann. A diversity of artistic styles — representational and abstract, traditional and contemporary — reflects the diversity of the artistic practices on Cape Ann. Gallery inventory reflects the full diversity of the art of Cape Ann; gallery exhibitions emphasize contemporary art.

Owner and Gallery Director Dr. Matthew Swift draws on academic expertise, four decades of personal knowledge of Cape Ann, and four generations of family involvement with Cape Ann art to illuminate the connection of each work of art in the gallery to Cape Ann and show its place in the region’s history, helping patrons take fuller delight in the art.

Trident Gallery also curates nationwide for avant garde art, reaching beyond its usual boundaries to bring challenging and invigorating new work into public view on Cape Ann and foster the participation of the region in the ongoing global conversation of art with life.

Trident Gallery is connected, intelligent, and progressive. It employs cutting edge processes and technologies to serve its artists, patrons, and the public. The art world is changing, Cape Ann is changing, and Trident Gallery is at the fore.