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Popups in P-town

Rosemary Broton Boyle with Jean Brodnax in front of Swirling Up a Storm, a mixed media wall piece by Boyle.


A New Idea Pops Up in P-town

by Brian Goslow

There is a new way to reach new audiences: pop-up galleries.

For more than a decade, Johniene Papandreas has featured her own large-scale, eye-catching paintings at her Commercial Street storefront in Provincetown. Located just a few doors down from the Provincetown Art Association and Museum, it’s as prime a location for an artist looking to showcase their work as you could ask for.

This year, Papandreas decided to do things differently.

“I’m now showing at other galleries and thought I could use more concentrated time in my studio in New Hampshire to paint,” she explained. “Since I’d been researching opportunities where I could show my own work in different cities for a week at a time, it suddenly occurred to me that I could offer that opportunity to fellow artists with my gallery.

 

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