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Ingrid Scheibler, "Untitled," mixed media, acrylic on canvas, 48” x 48”.

Building On Life Lessons

Two lives of different length take a turn at mid-career. One from philosophy, the other from medicine, both with the equally large ambition of documenting the other side of the brain, the insistent one not sanctioned by the academy or the workplace.

Moon Over the Beach

Robert Weinstein, "Moon Over The Beach," oil, 30” x 40”.

RiverSea and ArtDover-NH

A grand vestige of New Hampshire’s industrial past, Dover’s One Washington Center, a glorious old red brick mill of enormous size and height, is being re-invigorated as a hive of entrepreneurial enterprise and creative invention, serving as the new home of the RiverSea Gallery and headquarters of its companion organization, ArtDover-NH.


Farzaneh and Bahareh Safarani, "Asleep," oil on plywood and video, 60” x 156.”

Safarani Sisters at Adelson

Uncovering the Mystery by Kristin Wissler From a young age, Farzaneh and Bahareh Safarani, better known as the Safarani Sisters, were enamored with the arts. Growing up in Iran, the twin sisters spent all their free time drawing and painting. While they took swimming, volleyball and gymnastics lessons, the real fun for them was coming […]

Flooding Florida

"Flooding Florida," mixed media on canvas, 30” x 30”.

Reindorf at Galatea

Lisa Reindorf is no stranger to political art; she’s received acclaim for a series of gesturally painted panels depicting the expansion of Syrian refugee camps as seen from the air. This October, in a show at Galatea Fine Art in Boston’s SoWa District called “Building Into Water,” the artist tackles another vital political issue: the environment.

Milton Avery (1885- 1965), Blue Trees (detail), 1945, oil on canvas, 28” x 36” (Collection Neuberger Museum of Art, Gift of Roy Neuberger. Purchase College, State University of New York. © 2016 The Milton Avery Trust/ Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Photo by Jim Frank).

Michals and Avery at Bennington

Duane Michals has never played by the rules. Almost exclusively self-taught, his storied approach to photog-raphy has grown out of years, now decades, of hard work and experience.

Left: Bobby Brown, Ancestral Input; Right: Joan Green, Chance Meeting in the Morning.

In Close Proximity

Recent art by life partners and fellow travelers Joan Green and Bobby Brown is now showing at Cambridge’s Multi-Cultural Arts Center, 41 Second St., East Cambridge, located just off Cambridge Street and a few steps from the Lechmere T station. The show continues through Wednesday, September 7. Joan and Bobby have been visiting the south coast of Jamaica together since 1984, bringing their impressions of its landscape and peoples back to their Cambridge studios where they freely, vigorously and playfully blend those impressions with their individual skills, temperaments and pursuits.

The first painting in the first triptych on show in "Straight from the Heart - the Rant Series" by Julia Csekö. Painting dimensions are 50" x 50."

Art That Can Talk: Julia Csekö at Piano Craft Gallery

By Joshua Ascherman This month at Piano Craft Gallery in Boston, you might hear the walls trying to speak to you — or so artist Julia Csekö hopes. Csekö, whose show “Straight from the Heart — the Rant Series” is on view through August 27, has created a body of work which literally speaks for […]

Montpelier State House

Vermont State House in Montpelier

Vermont’s Capitol District

by Meghan Richter Montpelier, Vermont, is unlike the capital of any other state. The buildings and population are spread out, and the classic brownstone look is offset by their newly born public art initiative. The town is quite walkable, and contains preserved historical buildings. The businesses are all local, and during my visit, I did […]

Berlin Mall_Barre

Berlin Mall, "Big Art," installation, Berlin, VT; Bottom: "Soft Bomb Barre," installation, Barre, VT

Art in Unexpected Places: Community Building in Barre and Berlin, Vermont

The lobby of a mall is one of the last places you would expect to see fine art. However, in Berlin, Vermont, an exhibition of “Big Art” at the Berlin Mall challenges you to reimagine your expectations. Now through mid-to-late-October, the mall’s front windows will feature blown-up images of works by Jayne Shoup, David Smith, Steven P. Goodman and 13 other artists. The installation of these pieces was subsidized entirely by Heidenberg Properties Group, the mall’s owners, in order to stir up more attendance.


Fixed/Fluxed Installation by Thu Kim Vu

Far from Foolish: Family Fun at the Festival of Fools

By Meghan Richter Image: “Festival Host BCA’s Current Exhibition: Thu Kim Vu’s Fixed/Fluxed” Driving through the green mountains of Vermont is always a treat, especially in the summer when the city of Burlington is vibrant with engaging activity. This past weekend’s temperatures were about 75 degrees on average, sunny and breezy — the perfect escape […]