NEWS

We have all been busy working in our studios and wanted to share a few of our highlights.

Lucy Hodgson

        Group Exhibitions: The Difference We Made, October 13 - November 9, 2022, Carter Burden Gallery, 548 W28th Street, NYC 

        Group Exhibitions: No VacancyJuly 23-August 26, 2021, Sculptors Guild exhibition sponsored by Chashama foundation, 1150 6th Ave, NYC 

Kathy Stark

Kathy Stark: New Work: 2019 - 2022, September 2 - October 2 on view at Front Gallery, Vermont

In conjunction with her solo exhinbition at Front Gallery in Montpelier, Vermont, Kathy Stark will be hosting an artist's talk on September 23, 2022.

Miller's Thumb Gallery Greensboro VT

Zoom exhibit Studio Place Arts Barre VT

Zoom exhibit Bryan Gallery Johnson VT

Zoom exhibit AVA Gallery NH

B. Amore

July 16, Saturday, 2-5 PM: Boston Sculptors Gallery:  BSG is celebrating its 30th Anniversary with a blockbuster show of its members’ work. The gallery is Boston’s premier showcase for sculpture. I have a brand new piece, In the Hands of Fate, with stone, photo on silk and gloves. The show is up from July 13-August 14th. There are two openings – the second being on SOWA First Friday, August 5, 5-8:30PM:   Boston Sculptors Gallery, 486 Harrison Ave, Boston, 617-482-7781

 

August 1, Monday, 4-6PM:  Boston Sculptors Gallery celebrates 30 years at historic Highfield Hall in Falmouth, MA. Glove Globe is my contribution to the gallery show.  There are sculptures installed throughout the extensive grounds and indoors. The site is a delight to explore with restored gardens, walking trails and conservation land. It’s a wonderful destination to visit.   Highfield Hall and Gardens, 56 Highfield Drive, Falmouth, MA,


The Carving Studio and Sculpture Center which I founded in 1987 in West Rutland, VT is celebrating its 35th anniversary. The popular Members Show is now installed in Gallery. The Annual Sculptfest of outdoor sculpture will take place on September 10th. Carving Studio and Sculpture Center, 636 Marble Street, West Rutland, VT, 802-438-2097.   

 

The Arc of Healing Hands, was dedicated at Tufts Medical Center in late May in the Hematology Unit, South Bldg, 8th Floor, 860 Washington Street, Boston,MA.  Mary Gow, of the Rutland Herald/Times Argus, wrote a wonderful article on the piece which tells the whole story.  You can access it online here 

 

B. Amore has continued reviewing local art exhibits in support of the artists.  Here are a few of her recent reviews:

Visani: Form/Reform; May/June 2022, in Art New England

 

Warren Kimble: April/2022, in the Rutland Herald

 

Elizabeth Bisbing

GROUP SHOW: Federation of Modern Painters and Sculptors, July 12 - 30, 2022 at Prince Street Gallery, NYC

Union Gallery, Wagner College: virtual exhibition - October 2020, Art Virus 2020,

Seoul South Korea, ART VIRUS 20 2020: 6. 1 ~ 15 Space Banana Project, Daegu. 2020. 7. 2 ~ 21 Gyeongmin Museum of Contemporary Art, Uijeongbu, 2020. 7. 28 ~ 8. 15, Craft Art Museum Baunchen, Jeollanam-do.

'THE GARZONI CHALLENGE' Virtual exhibition in conjunction with 'The Greatness of the Universe in the Art of Giovanna Garzoni', Pitti Palace, Florence, Italy: September 2020

Darla Bjork

Outer Space at Gallery Z
November 22 - December 20, 2020
The painting, Outer Space, signifies a refuge or safe space in a color dimension that evokes a retreat or escape from ordinary life as we know it, but especially as we experience it during the COVID pandemic.

Gallery Z, Window at 85 Franklin Street, New York, NY 10013. Stop by anytime.

C H O I R S, New Paintings by Darla Bjork
November 14 - December 26, 2020

Kaaterskill Fine Arts Gallery, 7971 Main St., Hunter, NY, 12442
To view the show, 518-263-2060, Sat 11-6pm and by appointment

 

Diane Churchill

Diane was recently interviewed by Greta Berman who is the art editor for an online publication for and about women over 60 called Persimmon Tree.  Her particular interest is synesthesia. She will feature Diane's work in the fall issue of the Persimmon Tree.

"Women Celebrate Women", at El Barrio's Artspace PS109 at 215 East 99th Street, NYC on view through August 25, 2021

"The Artist Perseveres", Mamaroneck Artists Guild

"Save the Earth: Artists Respond to Climate Change", Art At First, First Presbyterian Church, NYC

Marrissazz_Tang_Gallery, Instagram, occasional artist of the day.

ATOA - I participated in an Artists Talk On Art panel on color on February 15. Organized by Monroe Hodder, the panelists were myself, Ann Harmon and Monroe Hodder. The link to see it is https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iNRARwrqhlo and I begin about 8 minutes in. The host, Barry Kostrinski, creates a relaxed and supportive environment and invites artists to plan panels. A good experience.

The Hammond Museum - I am in the February Virtual Show of the Hammond Museum and Japanese Stroll Garden in North Salem, NY. The reception, a fabulous affair of music, poetry and art, as well as the exhibit can be seen on their web site. The virtual show continues for a year.

I am pleased to receive an Artists Support Grant from the Arts Council of Rockland. The 2021 grantees were just announced.

Diane Churchill is included in the show “Our Connection With Nature” at Sitka Gallery in Shirley, Massachusetts.  This physical show which will also be online and on Artsy for one year and is curated by Beth Barry. The opening is April 23 and the link for the facebook event is https://www.facebook.com/events/2432698133704312.

 

Edie Cohn

SOHO20 Gallery artist Edie Cohn participated in “Making Your Own Career with Public Art”. A juried program that offered the nuts and
bolts of becoming a successful public artist. Durham-based artist, David Wilson, and Cynthia Deis of Triangle Artworks, co-hosted the 6 weeks online course.

 

Edie has been invited to join Le Galeriste, a Montreal-based company that incorporates the art of international artists into wearable art. Check out Edie's colorful line of clothing here

 

Anne Elliott

Upcoming: IN A DANGEROUS TIME at AVA Gallery in Lebanon, NH on view March 11 - April 15, 2022 | 11 Bank Street, Lebanon, NH

 

Lisa Fischetti

"The Conversation Continues", The Trenton City Museum at Ellarslie - September 26th 2020 through January 2020

 

Susan Hockaday

Monmouth County Art Alliance, Red Bank NJ : Solo show 2019

The Markland, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia: Solo show and lectures, 2019

Zoom slide talk to students at the College of New Jersey, of images of her artwork on Climate change.

 

Judith Mistor

"Pop Bottles!", Contemporaneo Gallery, 4 Biltmore Ave, Asheville, NC

 

Afarin Rahmanifar

RESIDENCY: Skopelos Residency 2022, Skopelos, Greece

 

RESIDENCY: Two Coats of Paint, in Brooklyn.

 

Our Tears Are Sweet, Our Laughter Venomous, Eastern Connecticut State University Gallery on view through October 8, 2021
Afarin Rahmanifar co-curated and is included in exhibition featuring 14 Iranian-American women artists.  

Sigulart Gallery ( Virtual Exhibit), 83 Boulevard du Montparnasse, Paris, France

I am the Woman of Shahnameh, Towson University, Towson Asian Arts & Culture Center Gallery, MD

Faculty Exhibition, Fine Arts Instructional Center Gallery, ECSU, CT

 

Debbie Rasiel

2021 Group "Begin Anew" The Royal, Williamsburg, Brooklyn

 

Madelaine Shellaby

Double Vision, Mercer County Community College Gallery, on view November 8 - December 9, 2021

https://ellarslie.org/

 

Ginny Fox

         Group Exhibition: Fragments of Space and Time at Carrie Haddad Gallery in Hudson, New York, on view through November 21, 2021

Listed on the World Of Interiors Index 

https://www.worldofinteriors.co.uk/interiors-index

 

 

 

Kathy Stark will be on view at Front Gallery 

Afarin Rahmanifar participates in the Skopelos Residency, in Skopelos, Greece during the summer of 2022

 

 

Edie Cohn's Contribution to Le Galeriste, a Montreal based company
that incorporates the art of international artists into wearable art

Kathy Stark was a participating artist in the Caspian Arts Studio Tour 

Susan Hockaday Studio

Anne Elliott Studio

Darla Bjork Studio

Diane Churchill Studio

 Lucy Hodgson Studio