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Homeless Vehicle Project (courtesy Galerie Lelong, New York).

11 for 11: Krzysztof Wodiczko

PROJECTING LIGHT ON SOCIAL ISSUES Nancy Nesvet Krzysztof Wodiczko, Harvard University Graduate School of Design’s professor in residence of art, design and the public domain, who also works with the Interrogative Design Group at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), combines art and technology with emerging social issues to produce creative projects involving veterans of […]

Collision Response (Overview), 2015, mixed media (paper, thread, strings, wood, nails), 66” x 59” x 18”.

11 for 11: Roya Amigh

IMAGINATION MEETS MEMORY Elizabeth Michelman I first met Iranian artist Roya Amigh on a July afternoon in a converted horse barn in Ghent, New York. I was visiting the open studios of Art OMI, an international artists’ residency in the Hudson River Valley. The sweaty bodies and the mid-day heat were overwhelming, so I ducked […]

Distilled Life-1, 2016 Multi-plate color woodcut 14” x 11”.

11 for 11: Elizabeth Goddard

PRINTS OF PEACE Suzanne Volmer In her artist statement, printmaker Elizabeth Goddard mentions that she is interested in beauty as it relates to peace, stating, “Art that is beautiful brings a great sense of serenity and joy to those who witness it; these people share their sense of peace with their communities and, by extension, […]

Winter Sky.

11 for 11: Donald Beal

GO FIGURE! Don Wilkinson Early in 2015, I was visiting the Narrows Center for the Arts in the old South Coast mill city of Fall River, taking notes for a possible review. While I was there, Debra Charlebois, the director of operations for the gallery, asked me if I might consider acting as a guest […]

Music Festival at Rajarani Temple, Bhubaneswar, Mark Towner.


A COLORFUL ROAD TRIP THROUGH INDIA Molly Hamill Last year, photographers Maria Cusumano and Mark Towner traveled to India together and brought back the images that comprise their show now on view at Endicott College, “Om Tat Sat: Reflections from Mumbai to Kolkata.” The collection of images offers the viewer a smattering of India’s bold […]

Galeria O Rastro.

11 for 11: Ron Fortier

FROM NEW BEDFORD TO PORTUGAL: TIPS FOR IMPLEMENTING PLAN B Ron Fortier My name is Ron Fortier and I’m an American abstract painter living and working on the Silver Coast of the Portuguese mainland. After 40 or so years in marketing and advertising, I finally had the chance to do what I’ve wanted to do […]

Stephanie Todhunter, Queen Beth (kintsugi), original macrophotograph backprinted onto glass, gold enamel.


AN ANTIDOTE TO WINTER James Foritano Once again, it’s time for the Cambridge Art Association’s annual Members Prize Show. This year’s juror, Randi Hopkins, director of visual arts at the Boston Center for the Arts, selected member artists who hail from Cambridge and beyond. The members’ inspiration comes, necessarily, from wherever they happen to be […]

Andrew Wyeth, Her Room, 1963, tempera on panel. Farnsworth Museum of Art, © Andrew Wyeth/Artists Rights Society (ARS).


GENERATIONS OF WYETHS AND MORE Elayne Clift The rocky coastline and the lobsters that inhabit its waters are the two treasures most tourists want to experience when they visit Maine. But there is another reason to explore the state’s midsection – its art scene, centered in the Rockport/Rockland area. Many well-known artists have lived and […]

Hill-Stead Museum, exterior view.


CURATING CLASSIC TO CONTEMPORARY Kristin Nord Theodate Pope Riddle could not have foreseen that the stipulations she made in her will would pose such a challenge for Hill-Stead. It’s an exquisite museum, and one of the remaining great country estates near Hartford, but until recently, many visitors have behaved as if one cursory tour was […]

Richard Kattman, Lilac, acrylic on canvas, 68” x 68”.


LOCALLY SOURCED CREATIVITY Flavia Cigliano When Margaret Burdine opened Artists Corner & Gallery in January 2016, she knew what the gallery’s mission would be. She wanted to build a community of artists, artisans and patrons. She wanted her gallery to be a source for local art, and a place for creative interactions offering classes, workshops, […]