Artscope Magazine
November 19, 2015

While listing the things we're thankful for this Thanksgiving, we couldn't help but note the evergreen arts community fostered by New England. It seems as though every time we check our inbox or answer our phone, there's a new gallery or museum opening up, forever replenishing the need for art and the desire for new talent. The stories below feature two galleries new to the region and one that's new to our radar. Let's use the holidays as a good reason to get out and welcome these venues into our evergreen arts community. Also, if you haven't booked your tickets to see Artscope at this year's Art Basel Miami Beach, now is the time to do it. From December 3-6, we will be set up in the magazine sector collective booth featuring our current November/December issue. We hope you'll pay us a visit!

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- Lacey Daley

Giving Thanks at Zephyr Gallery
in Salem, Massachusetts now through November 30

                 Embers by Elynn Kröger.

Though the holidays are known as a time for giving, we may get distracted by the consumption of the season. Whether it be too much pie or too many presents, the hustle and bustle this time of year often trumps the quiet moments of gratitude and appreciation. The current exhibition at Zephyr Gallery, a new art venue in Salem, carves out time and space for the spirit of the season and those little things that mean a lot. Gallery director Mary Beth Bainbridge is excited to house the works of artists who are as dedicated to the process of reflection as she is. "I spend a lot of time looking at art, finding parallels between works and drawing out the dialogues that are waiting to happen," Bainbridge says. The conversations taking place on the walls of her gallery in Giving Thanks feature the works of Sara Ashodian, Jeff Dykes, Lisa Galperin, Ziggy Hartfelder, Wendy Howard, Elynn Kröger and Mary Ana Taddie, among others. Giving Thanks is on view now through Monday, November 30. Visitation is free and open to the public during regular business hours. Before the end of the exhibition, Zephyr Gallery will be participating in Small Business Saturday. On November 28 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. stop by the gallery to purchase handmade holiday ornaments made by local artists. A promotional offer includes a free gift with any purchase during the weekend. Shortly after the sale, Zephyr Gallery's December exhibition will take place. Home for the Holidays will showcase both past and present scenes of Salem and can be seen Friday, December 4 through Thursday, December 24. An opening reception is set to be held Saturday, December 5 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Sponsored by: Paradise City Arts Festival, Maud Morgan Arts, Putney Craft Tour, Fuller Craft Museum, Vizivel, Composer Alexander Barsov, Gallery 334 at the Milton Art Center, Brickbottom Open Studios and Artscope Newsstand Tablet Edition

Paradise City Arts Festival


- The Boston Globe

Metro Boston's most extraordinary collection of 175 painters, potters, sculptors, jewelers, glassblowers, furniture makers, clothing designers and more - from every corner of America.

Royal Plaza Trade Center - November 20, 21 & 22
181 Boston Post Road West - Marlborough, MA
Minutes from Boston @ I-495 to exit 24B (Route 20W)

Friday 10-5, Saturday 10-6, Sunday 11-5
$13 adults, $12 seniors 65+, $8 students, 12 and under free
Information and Discount Admission Coupon

FREE PARKING! With Live Music in the Sculpture Café
Free color catalogue with admission to the event - 800.511.9725

Maud Morgan Arts

Call For Entries:
Small Works Salon 2016: Thesis / Antithesis

The Chandler Gallery at Maud Morgan Arts invites artists to submit artwork dealing with reconciling contradictory impulses - realism and fantasy, surreal and banal, sincere and ironic, abstract and representational, natural and synthetic, geometric and organic are just a few examples. Any 2D or 3D techniques, including works on paper, prints, drawings, photographs, collages,
books, paintings and sculptures are eligible.
Juror: Gerry Bergstein

Submission deadline: February 1st, 2016. Show dates: March 21 - April 15, 2016.
Information, prospectus, and entry form PDF:

Putney Craft Tour


37th Putney Craft Tour, Top 10 Vermont Winter Event, Nov 27, 28, 29 (10-5). Blacksmiths, glass blowers, potters, jewelers, weavers, woodworkers, artisan wine & cheesemakers. One-of-a-kind gifts. Buy direct. It's fun. It's free. Exhibit, maps at The Gleanery, 133 Main St. Putney.

Details at

Fuller Craft Museum

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Meet Jeweler/Object Maker Tanya Crane at the opening celebration for the holidaySHOP @ Fuller Craft Museum.

Saturday, November 21, 2:30 pm,

Crane is visiting Assistant Professor in the Metal Program at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. She was recently featured
in our Haystack Jewelry exhibition.



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Grand Opening Reception at True Grit Art Gallery
in Middleborough, Massachusetts November 20

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                     True Grit Art Gallery's storefront on Center Street in Middleboro, MA.

Southeastern Massachusetts' art scene is continuously growing, and this week it will get just a bit bigger. Tomorrow evening, Friday, November 20 from 7 p.m. - 10 p.m. Middleborough's newest art gallery will be holding its official Grand Opening Reception to introduce the space as well as their lineup of talented artists to the area. Though they technically opened their doors on November 3, True Grit Art Gallery considers Friday's reception to be the one to mark down in the books. The freshman gallery represents over a dozen local artists from all over New England and exhibits original paintings in oil, acrylic and pastels as well as fine art photography, pottery and glassworks. Of the gallery and its catered mission, the staff says, "In most simple terms, True Grit reflects the New England spirit and seeks to showcase that spirit in the form of artistic expression. It takes grit and determination to be an artist; and we hope to gratify our patrons with a rich appreciation of that endeavor." As far as its predictable future goes, the gallery plans to hold six bimonthly exhibitions in its first year and possibly twelve monthly exhibits in its second year. This new venue is located at 38 Center Street in Middleboro. It is currently open Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. However, doors will close during regular business hours on Friday, November 20 to prepare for its Grand Opening Reception. Artists will be in attendance at this evening reception and adult refreshments will be served. The event is free and open to the public, so stop by and welcome True Grit to the neighborhood.

An Assembly of Angels at Miller White Fine Arts
in South Dennis, Massachusetts now through December 31

Featured artwork in An Assembly of Angels.

It is custom at Miller White Fine Arts to pay homage to matters of higher bearing during the holidays, and this year is no exception. The gallery's 2015 Holiday Invitational features a diverse collection of two and three-dimensional works of art by its own roster of artists. Assemblage of Angels showcases a variety of aesthetic traditions and media, honing in on abstract art, as well as narrative, color field, representational and figurative, land and seascape, cubist, collage and assemblage. Among the 16 featured Miller White Artists are Susan Danton, Anne Garton, Wayne Miller, Ulla Neigenfind and Kate Sidwell. The current exhibition also features a special guest: Cape Cod assemblage artist Lauren Wolk. Known by many as the dynamic associate director of the Cultural Center of Cape Cod, Wolk is a beloved member of the Cape arts community. She is a gifted fine artist who creates magical sculptures from found materials and believes that "all things deserve a second chance to be beautiful, meaningful and productive." Wolk is exhibiting a collection of primarily free-standing assemblage sculptures in the manner of all things angelic and of the spirit. Assemblage of Angels is on view now through Thursday, December 31 at Miller White Fine Arts. The gallery operates with flexible hours, open both by appointment and frequent happenstance.

Composer Alexander Barsov


Boston-based composer is now offering private and group lessons:

*Classical piano
*General keyboard skills
*General musical coaching for soloists and ensembles

T: 857-259-7717 *

Gallery 334 at the Milton Art Center

Call for Artists: The First Annual Juried Exhibition at
Gallery 334 of the Milton Art Center, Milton, MA.
March 11 through April 18 2016.
All media.
Juror: Kaveh Mojtabai - Artscope Magazine.
Entry deadline: February 25th, 2016.

For prospectus:

Brickbottom Open Studios


Over 100 artists open their studios, showing and selling work in a wide variety of media and formats. Many artists demonstrate their working techniques. Free admission and parking. Near Union Sq. & Lechmere T. Bike friendly.

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