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Capsule Preview: Sharon Arts Center’s 66th Members Exhibition

The Sharon Arts Center’s 66th Members Exhibition begins with an opening reception this Friday night, January 11, from 5-7 p.m. and continues through February 23 in its main gallery at 30 Grove Street and Depot Square in Peterborough, New Hampshire.

Capsule Preview: John Wilson’s Eternal Presence at Danforth Museum of Art

Eighty-four drawings, prints, paintings and sculpture compose the major retrospective “John Wilson: Eternal Presence,” currently on view at the Danforth Museum of Art, 123 Union Avenue in Framingham, Mass. Born in
Roxbury, Mass. in 1922, Wilson’s career reads like a life well-lived and serves as a living document of how art and society have changed…

Capsule Preview: Body Coverings at Simmons College’s Trustman Art Gallery

Clothing-themed creations by Ruby Chishti, Sally Eyring and Mariann S. Verheyen make up the “Body Coverings” exhibition that opens on February 4 at Simmons College’s Trustman Art Gallery. A combination of “social commentary, sculptural invention and theatrical fantasy”…

Capsule Preview: Surface Matters at Brickbottom Gallery

“Surface Matters: Exploring the Sense and Substance of Paint” features painters Adria Arch, Ron Brunelle, Jessie Morgan and Diane Novetsky exploring “the riches of paint surface and texture from luminous veils of color to earthy layers of crusty impasto” and runs from January 24 through March 2 at the Brickbottom Gallery, 1 Fitchburg Street in Somerville, Mass.

Capsule Preview: Antarctica at Milton Academy’s Nesto Gallery

Linc Cornell’s solo exhibition, “Antarctica,” a collection of original digital prints and sculpture by the Boston area artist, opens on January 11 and continues through February 8 at Milton Academy’s Nesto Gallery in the Art & Media Center at 170 Centre Street, Milton, Mass.

TXT Media Lab: Media Art’s Next Generation

As soon as it hits the web, TXT Media Lab will house the creative exchange of today’s media art community. This forum will validate as a fine arts practice digital media in which today’s youth are already widely versed, and reshape media art eduaction.

Isaac Lin's "Extended Absence" at the Blanc Gallery in Central Square, Cambridge Mass.

Isaac Lin's "Extended Absence" at the Blanc Gallery in Central Square, Cambridge, Mass.

Gallery profile: Isaac Tin Wei Lin’s work fills the space at Blanc

See the colorful patterns of Isaac Tin Wei Lin’s work, from the large-scale paintings that hung from the walls, to the intimate pieces that fill the space.

Open model at the Hallway Gallery.

How Art and Life are Going Hand in Hand in Jamaica Plain Galleries

First Thursday openings at galleries in Jamaica Plain offer a charming and laid- back art viewing experience.
Entering the Hallway Gallery – as one can already guess from the name – visitors find themselves in a tiny, narrow room with a warm atmosphere: turquoise walls and a beautiful 18th-century ceiling give it that certain something.

Kip Bergstrom standing in front of a City Canvas site. Photo by Robert Gregson.

Kip Bergstrom, Deputy Commissioner of the State of Connecticut’s Department of Economic and Community Development, standing in front of one of the state of Connecticut's "Capital City Canvas" sites. Photo by Robert Gregson.

Cornered Extra: Christopher “Kip” Bergstrom

In the November/December 2012 issue of artscope magazine, managing editor Brian Goslow “cornered” Christopher “Kip” Bergstrom, Deputy Commissioner of the State of Connecticut’s Department of Economic and Community Development. Due to space restrictions, we could only print part of their hour-long discussion. Their talk continues here.

EVERYTHING THAT CREEPS at Lincoln Arts Project

The annual SPACE 242 Halloween exhibition, entitled, “EVERYTHING THAT CREEPS,” will be held at the Lincoln Arts Project (289 Moody St., Waltham, Mass.) It will be on display from October 26th through the 31st.