|ART, US, OMAHA,
THE FUTURE, HIP HOP
Whoa. You look
*so* much like mo,
Since last week we have had a whole pile of new subscribers
sign up from near and far... Holyoke, Northampton, Nashville,
Montreal, NYC, Aspen, Mount Airy, NC (Andy Griffith's
birthplace), San Francisco, UK, Palm Beach Gardens and
Tanzania (for real, all of it).
Ok, it's not like all those people randomly heard about
our newsletter and just *had* to sign up, I already
knew them. But still, does this not make our newsletter
are just indulging me by signing up.
Come to think of it, I just signed some of them up
without even asking first so maybe I am indulging
What if, as it turned out, everyone has just been
indulging me...like, since birth?
Old newsletters are now here.
FRIDAY AT 5:30 @ ZEA MAYS
MATTERS, an installation of prints, drawings and text by Meredith
SPACES, monoprints by Margaret Jean
The Gallery at Zea Mays Printmaking
January 20 - February 28, 2006
The gallery is located at 221 Pine Street, on the third floor
of the Arts and Industry Building in Florence, MA.
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday: 12 - 5, Wednesday: 12 - 8,
the first and third Saturdays and Sundays of the month:
12 - 5, and by appointment.
DANCE, CHOCOLATE AND CZECH NATIONALISM AT THE NCA
& so much
a lot of GREAT events this month at the NCA (The folks who
sent me my very first rejection letter!).
Far too many to list here and as varied as the heading suggests.
SUNDAY @ WILLIAM BLIZZARD GALLERY AT SPRINGFIELD COLLEGE
2-4 PM, Sunday,
Blizard Gallery at Springfield College is exhibiting Conway
Ann Taylor Gibson's recent work in a solo show called
"Invocations", January 23 - February 17, 2006.
Also in the Gallery, Eleonora Lecei, "Affirming the Body",
Jan 23- Feb. 17, 2006.
The reception, which is open to the public, will be Sunday,
February 5, 2-4 pm, at the Gallery.
3 MONTH INTERNSHIPS
AVAILABLE IN OMAHA, NE
February 28, 2006.
Omaha, NE - Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts Residency
The Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts is a nonprofit organization
that supports visual artists by providing studios, living
space, and monthly stipends in a year-round residency program
located in Omaha, Nebraska.
Applicants are juried twice a year by an independent panel
of arts professionals. Residencies are awarded for a period
of 3 months.
While all visual artists in any medium are welcome to apply,
Bemis Center facilities are particularly well-suited to sculpture,
installations, video, photography and large-scale painting
or mixed media work.~
Contact: Cary Tobin
Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts
724 So. 12 St.
Omaha, NE 68102
Tel: 402.341.7130 ext 12
I have been
to Omaha. I thought it was a really nice country.
AT TABER GALLERY @ HCC
you've been waiting for... Thursday, February 16, at 5:30
pm. Attendance limited to MoList Subscribers.
OMG! Please note that the invitational party is NOT this
Thursday as I erroneously reported last week. Yikes! It's
a different Thursday, the 16. Sorry.
Paintings and drawings: a combination of abstracts and narratives.
Jan. 23 - Feb. 16, 2006
Dean's invitational party is Th., Jan. 16, 5:30-7:30
Attendance is limited to all of you on this list and perhaps
a select few members of his family.
The Taber Art Gallery is open to the public and is conveniently
acessed through the HCC Campus Library in the Donahue Building.
For more information & gallery hours please call (413)
THE FUTURE: 2006 ART COMPETITION
of the Future art contest
Future Society is now seeking submissions for its 2006
Visions of the Future art contest to find the most compelling
visual imagery of the world we are building--or hope
(glass- upholstered Airstreams come to mind).
Submissions may reflect any of the suggested categories
(resources, relationships, exploration, science and
society, etc.) or one of the artist's choosing.
The winner will receive $500, a one-year membership
in the World Future Society, and a scholarship to attend
WorldFuture 2006, the Society's annual meeting in Toronto,
July 28-30. The deadline for submissions is April 29,
DETAILS: WFS 2006 Visions of the Future Art Competition:
February 1, 2006.
share available at One Cottage Street. large two- story
space, big windows, heat included, hot and cold running water
in studio, total approximate size is 1000 sq feet. Price for
half is $170.00 per month. Phone: 247.3023
Inexpensive studio space available in Amherst at the 16 Main Street
arts building above Russell's Liquor Store. Call Rachel
Folsom at 256-0150.
DECKS OUT THE MASSACHUSETTS REVIEW
at AMHERST BOOKS, of course.
||The most recent
issue of The Massachusetts Review Winter 2005/2006 features
a cover and an eight page section of paintings by Christin
Couture, with an essay by Faye Woolfe.
The subject of the paintings are infants and children
inspired by Victorian photography. A selection of these
'totz' has been exhibited at Dabora Gallery in Brooklyn,
Taber Gallery in Holyoke, and The DeCordova Museum in
Faye Woolfe first wrote about Couture's work in the
late 1970's as an arts writer for the Valley Advocate.
An independent quarterly of literature, the arts, and
public affairs, The Massachusetts Review has
deep local roots but a broad appeal, with subscribers
spread across the U.S. and abroad.
It is published with the support and cooperation of
Amherst, Hampshire, Mount Holyoke and Smith Colleges,
and the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.
Issues can be found at many local
booksellers or ordered at: www.massreview.org
Gallery, 142 Main Street, second floor, is showing
"Winter Whites" this month, featuring woodcut prints
by Joshua Rome. Rome's talent is well-established in
Japan where he has had more than 75 successful shows.
Gallery goers in New York and San Francisco, as well
as in Japan, have enjoyed his winter snow scenes.
Gallery, 275 Pleasant Street, shows the work of
Marion Miller, an artist whose themes range from figural
Gallery, Thorne's Market, third floor, will have
two offerings. The first show tells the story of the
hurt and power of both Caroline Lambertó "Hand Built
Books" and Jill Turneró"Video Performance Shorts." The
second A.P.E exhibition is "Where are We Going?" paintings
by Len Gerwick.
Alfredo's Gallery, 6 Crafts Avenue, continues
its show of black and white photography, "Moments in
New England and Beyond," by Robert Hallock, a University
of Massachusetts professor.
Northampton Center for the Arts, 17 New South Street,
third floor, fabric artist Belinda Lyons Zucker presents
"Grandmother: Images in Clay and Cloth."
This month's Arts Night Out coincides with the first
of the Center's three "World of Piano" jazz concerts.
Uri Caine will perform at 7:30 p.m. Ticket information
at the Center's Web site
RED HOT DANCE
to come next week, perhaps
with dancers ranging from Hip Hop to Ballroom.
Students from the Hackworth School of Performing Arts and
Pioneer Valley Performing Arts High School.
Sunday, February 12, 2pm. tickets available ahead or at the
ampton Arts Council for more details
- Jack Balas
to Life's Big Answers -Feb 13 - March 27
Tuesday, Feb 21 at 2 PM
Reception to follow the talk.
See artist's work at www.jackbalas.com
FEB 11th at THE INVISIBLE FOUNTAIN
DON'T GROW ON TREES"
You will see
1000 paintings by Luke Joseph Cavagnac on display February
11th through May 5th, 2006
For your enjoyment & edification there will be an OPENING
& PARTY: SATURDAY, FEB. 11th, 2006 6 - 9 p.m. at THE INVISIBLE
Painting Studio & Gallery
Suite 2240, Eastworks 2nd floor
116 Pleasant Street
Easthampton Mass. 01027
refreshments will be served
some are coming up fast
at the Fiber Arts Center
FIBER AND THE BOOK ARTIST
OPENING RECEPTION February 2, 5-8PM Local artist Sheryl
Jaffe has work in this group show. (I'm sure there are other
local artists but I'm not sure who they are)
Feb. 9 Susan Kapuscinski Gaylord will speak about her
Spirit Book Series.
and other works" Intaglio prints by Gineen Cooper
Reception: Fri Feb 3rd 5-7 p.m.
The Life Center, 78 Main St., Suite 212, 2nd FL, Northampton
Show up until Feb. 26th 2006
"PANAPOLY" new works- pastels and paintings by Gineen Cooper
Reception: Wed. Feb 8th 5-7p.m.
BAYSTATE MEDICAL CENTER 759 Chestnut St ,The Daly Entrance
Show up until March 4th
HIP HOP SUMMIT
Feb. 4., there will be a Hip Hop Summit at the Roxbury Center
for Arts at Hibernian Hall (rcahh).
The information is available on the ACT
website under Upcoming Events/Calendar.
Please spread to a young person. This event is getting a lot
be a freestyle event for Hip-Hop Artists from ages 13-21.
Pre-registration for this event is required. The form is
Wanted for Emerson College Film 3 Project
Looking for actors and child actors of African- American descent
for the Emerson College Film 3 project, "Overjoyed", a heartwarming
comedy loosely based on a story about a young boy's encounter
with Stevie Wonder in a Baptist Church. Among the roles being
Jimmy Edwards: African-American male, 8.
Ms. Edwards: African-American female, late 30s.
Stevie Wonder: Open to any African-American male ages 30-45.
2 Bodyguards: Males, between 20s and 30s.
13 Year-Old Boy
The tentative production dates are February 25-26.
All whom are interested please contact Andre' Joseph at email@example.com.
Include resume and headshot.