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March/April 2017

Article Excerpts: Welcome | Cornered: Mohamad Hafez| An Exodus Frozen in Time | Exploring the Space Within | Coding as a Design Tool at Tufts | Weapons Unloaded in Maine | It’s a Wonderful Life | Multisensory Surprise at Phillips Exeter | COSO’s Winter Members Show | Shacking Up in Ptown | An Exuberance of […]

March/April 2017 Centerfold

    Artscope 67, March/April 2017   art: Golden Abstract artist: Wilda Squires medium: photography theme: Artficial Intelligence My entrance into the world of abstract photography began serendipitously ten years ago. Unable to sleep very early one morning, I watched the shadows that the rising sun created within the folds of the bedroom window curtains. […]

Judy Volkmann, Visionary, at University of Rhode Island Providence Campus Gallery.

Judy Volkmann, Visionary, at University of Rhode Island Providence Campus Gallery.

Capsule Previews

Brian Goslow “… and the journey continues …,” mixed media works by Northeast Kingdom artist Kathy Stark representing the progression of her work from the 1980s to the present, will be on display through March 30 at the Spotlight Gallery at the Vermont Arts Council, 136 State St., Montpelier, Vermont. The five series being shown, […]

We Have Won (detail).

We Have Won (detail).

Cornered: Mohamad Hafez

Mohamad Hafez Gina Fraone One of the most divisive issues facing our nation today is that of immigration. Fanning the flames of that political hotbed are the raging international conflicts that are resulting in staggering numbers of refugees. Mohamad Hafez, an architect and artist currently residing with his family in New Haven, Conn., was born […]


Welcome Brian Goslow Welcome to our Eleventh Anniversary Issue with special thanks to our readers and advertisers, all of the galleries, museums, artists and publicists we have worked with and, especially, our devoted writers whose hard work has filled our pages. It would be an understatement to say the past few months have been an […]

John Bisbee (center), with
assistants, at the installation
of his Material Obsession
exhibition. (Photograph by
Donna Dodson.)

John Bisbee (center), with assistants, at the installation of his Material Obsession exhibition. (Photograph by Donna Dodson.)

Cornered: John Bisbee

John Bisbee Donna Dodson Beth McLaughlin, Chief Curator of Exhibitions and Collections for the Fuller Craft Museum, described Maine sculptor John Bisbee as “a maker’s maker” who is “audaciously focused on his love affair with nails.” When he was booked for its current exhibition, she had no idea what work he would display. Our mantra […]


Welcome Brian Goslow Welcome to our first issue of 2017, one that was put together during a time of great transition for our country and the Artscope family That was the backdrop in which Artscope correspondent J. Fatima Martins, filled with anxiety after a contested election period, prepared for her departure for Art Basel Miami […]

November/December2016 Centerfold

    Artscope 65, November/December 2016 art: Where it Comes From artist: Talia Lefton medium: felted wool Talia Lefton works with wool, yarn, and fabric to create tangible explorations of identity, transformation, and space. This piece uses the mutable qualities of felt to depict a period of self-examination. Drawing from a mythical representation of shapeshifting, […]

Classifieds September/October 2016

Your work could be artscope’s next CENTERFOLD. Your work could be Artscope’s next CENTERFOLD. Work by established and emerging artists welcome. For the September/October 2016 issue we will be accepting submissions for the category of Fiber Art. Please send up to three images and your statement with contact information to: no later than October […]

September/October 2016 Centerfold

    Artscope 64, September/October 2016 art: Mother and Son and Trio artist: Robert Rovenolt medium: mixed media My working method has always centered on my personal response to found, reclaimed objects and other cast-offs. I usually don’t actively look for these sources, but rather “let them find me.” Sometimes this process is accelerated by “finds” that “picker […]