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Image: Gaze, 2016, colored pencils, 12” x 17”.

Image: Gaze, 2016, colored pencils, 12” x 17”.


ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: AZITA MORADKHANI

By Joshua Ascherman At first glance, Azita Moradkhani’s wall sculptures look like cut-out sections from mannequins. The white fragments of female bodies that were on display in “Victorious Secrets,” Moradkhani’s recent show at Gallery Kayafas in the South End of Boston, are bedecked with Moradkhani’s meticulous colored pencil drawings, applied to look like intimate apparel. […]


Top: "Aphrodite," by Dick Alden, Left: "White Calico Flower," by Georgia O'Keeffe, Right: "Composition with Jade & Violet," by Eric Leppanen

Top: "Aphrodite," by Dick Alden, Left: "White Calico Flower," by Georgia O'Keeffe, Right: "Composition with Jade & Violet," by Eric Leppanen


ENDLESS INSPIRATION ON MAINE’S SEACOAST

By Meghan Richter Surrounded by the tremendous, lush greenery of its forests, that alternated with the boundless coastal views as the salted breezes permeated through the windows of my car as I drove through the state of Maine, I found myself engulfed by the passion and inspiration of many of its artists. From realists to […]


Cicero at Castle Hill in Truro on Cape Cod.

Cicero at Castle Hill in Truro on Cape Cod.


TRURO CENTER FOR THE ARTS AT CASTLE HILL’S SUMMER BASH JULY 23; HONOREE JUDY CICERO DISCUSSES

The Truro Center for the Arts at Castle Hill is celebrating its 45th year at the annual Castle Hill Summer Bash on Saturday July 23, and will also be honoring longtime friend and supporter Judy Cicero. The outdoor party will feature great food, martinis and cosmopolitans by Ray Elman, and dancing to the music of the Chandler Travis Philharmonic, as well as the tribute to well-known Provincetown resident Cicero.


Bev Butkow

Bev Butkow


Former Massachusetts College Student Curates Exhibition in Johannesburg

South Africa’s Post-Apartheid Artists – Galvanized for Change By Teboho Mokoni, arts and culture critic, Johannesburg 11.15.2016: At the Post Its No. 1: Post-apartheid /|Postcolonial opening at Constitution Hill last week, a former political prsoner recounted, for an audience that numbered in the hundreds, his and his family’s struggles to remember but also overcome his […]


Image: Marty McCorkle, Pat on Yellow Dots, oil on canvas, 14” x 10”

Image: Marty McCorkle, Pat on Yellow Dots, oil on canvas, 14” x 10”


Bob Dilworth, Alaina Mahoney, Marty McCorkle and Erin Starr at Gallery Z Providence

By Kristin Wissler At Gallery Z, there’s an untitled exhibition comprised of the works of four very different artists: Bob Dilworth, Alaina Mahoney, Marty McCorkle and Erin Starr. Gallery director Bérge Ara Zobian told me that he chose the artists because of their “ability to work in 2D and 3D mediums.” “They’re all serious, strong […]


Alexandra Alemany, Toruga, sculpture.

Alexandra Alemany, Toruga, sculpture.


Wildlife: Trading and Conservation at the ISB Gallery at the Rhode Island School of Design

By Kristin Wissler On July 14, I attended the reception for “Wildlife: Trading and Conservation” at the Rhode Island School of Design’s ISB Gallery. I was happy to go, for I’ve always loved the animal world and everything in it. The exhibit, created by RISD in collaboration with Creature Conserve and the International Fund for […]


Connecticut DIY

Photos from Meghan Richter's weekend in Connecticut.


Connecticut DIY Scene

Making Waves in New London & Hartford By Meghan Richter When I pulled into the parking lot at Sailfest 2016 last weekend, the town fair energy gave me a sense of the atmosphere of New London. The downtown area only spanned a few blocks, and the ocean breeze drifted loftily through the sweltering heat. Just […]



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Helen Beckman, "Writer," pencil, 9" x 6”.

Helen Beckman, "Writer," pencil, 9" x 6”.


Atmosphere to Edge at the Kingston Gallery

By Kristin Wissler The “Atmosphere to Edge” exhibition at the Kingston Gallery is a study of spectrum: A spectrum of sharp lines to soft edges, or, in the words of curator Jennifer Moses, “a spectrum of solutions,” ranging from “smoky to graphic.” The exhibition features work by Jeffrey Hull, Shona Macdonald, Craig Hood, Rick Fox, […]


Dark Matter in front of an installation piece by Randal Thurston entitled "The Counting House,” 2016, hand cut paper.

Dark Matter in front of an installation piece by Randal Thurston entitled "The Counting House,” 2016, hand cut paper.


South Shore Indie Music Festival at Fuller Craft Museum

By Meghan Richter BROCKTON (June 11, 2016) —Rain or shine, the show must go on! That was definitely the case at this year’s South Shore Indie Music Festival. This event was nuanced, and included live music, crafting and a beautiful natural setting. When the rain washed performers, viewers, and vendors alike into the museum, the […]