November 10, 2022

Artful Autumn

In this blast

:: Josh Simpson: 50 Years of Glass at Salmon Falls Gallery

:: Veteran Stories at The University of Rhode Island

:: Tradition Interrupted at Lamont Gallery

Sponsored By: Brickbottom Open Studios, Fenway Open Studios, Craftsboston, Armenian Museum, New England Watercolor Society, Vernon Street Open Studios, New Britain Museum of American Art, Art Drive and the Artscope Tablet Edition


This week we're presenting the Salmon Falls Gallery, The University of Rhode Island and Lamont Gallery.

This week's exhibits include group shows and solo retrospectives. Learn about the techniques behind one man's half-century of art, or see how cultures collide and mesh with contemporary art practices. For Veteran's Day, check out artists showing at the University of Rhode Island respond to prompts about veterans' service.

Make sure to update your Artscope Magazine App in the app store and leave a review to get the complete experience for our November/December 2022 issue, out now!

As regulations regarding Covid-19 continue to change, please visit gallery or museum websites to confirm their current hours of operation.

-Sawyer Smook-Pollitt

Josh Simpson: 50 Years of Glass at Salmon Falls Gallery

in Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts, through December 31

Josh Simpson. Photo courtesy Salmon Falls Gallery.

Salmon Falls Gallery presents Josh Simpson: 50 Years of Glass. In this exhibit, Josh Simpson looks back on his half-century of work in glass, displaying pieces that cover the breadth of what he can create. Notably, large, mesmerizing glass globes catch the eye. Also displayed are photos and video that show his process and technique. The gallery is open every day, 11 a.m.  5 p.m. Salmon Falls Gallery is located at 1 Ashfield St., Shelburne Falls, MA. For more information, please visit here.

Veteran Stories at The University of Rhode Island

in Providence, Rhode Island, through December 1

Paul Bouchard, Searching for Memories, mixed-media. Photo courtesy artist.

The University of Rhode Island presents Veteran Stories at the URI Providence Campus. This group exhibit showcases the work of 22 artists who were tasked with creating artwork that represents the programs that "help deal with deployment and returning and rebuilding personal lives," for veterans and their families. Above is the work of one exhibitor, Paul Bouchard, whose mixed-media work is "influenced by working through his PTSD from the Vietnam war," according to artist statement. There is a gallery night reception on Thursday, Nov. 17 from 5 to 9 p.m. The gallery is open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Monday through Thursday, and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday. The University of Rhode Island Providence Campus is located at 80 Washington Street, Providence, RI. For more information, please visit here.

Tradition Interrupted at Lamont Gallery

in Exeter, New Hampshire, through December 10

Anila Quayyum Agha, Teardrop (After Robert Irwin), 2016, polished stainless steel with mirror finished, halogen lighting, ed. 2/8, 46” diameter; Courtesy of Talley Dunn Gallery Dallas, TX.

Lamont Gallery presents Tradition Interrupted, which showcases the work of Anila Quayyum Agha, Faig Ahmed, Camille Eskell, Mounir Fatmi, Ana Gómez, Shirin Hosseinvand, Dinh Q. Lê, Steven Young Lee, Jaydan Moore, Ramekon O’Arwisters and Jason Seife. Each artist in this exhibition was tasked to "weave contemporary ideas with traditional art and craft." They bring the experiences and histories of their cultures and marry them to many different mediums that complement each other well. The gallery is open by reservation only. The Lamont Gallery is located at 11 Tan Lane, Exeter, NH. For more information, please visit here.

Sponsored By: Brickbottom Open Studios, Fenway Open Studios, CraftBoston, Armenian Museum, New England Watercolor Society, Vernon Street Open Studios, New Britain Museum of American Art, Art Drive and the Artscope Tablet Edition

Brickbottom Gallery

Discover your next favorite artist at Brickbottom and Joy Street Open Studios!

November 19-20, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.,

1 Fitchburg Street and 86 Joy Street, Somerville


Shop hundreds of unique, juried works of fine craft at CraftBoston Holiday, the Society’s annual online showcase of the nation’s finest craft artists!

Nov. 11, 2022 - Jan. 8, 2023

Armenian Museum

Arnoldi, Charles. Untitled, 1970s, wooden sticks, 26” x 25.5”, courtesy of the Joan and Jack Quinn Family Collection.

Now extended through January 30th!

“On the Edge: Los Angeles Art 1970s - 1990s from the Joan and Jack Quinn Family Collection,” currently on display at the Armenian Museum of America, 65 Main Street, Watertown, MA.

Including artists Lita Albuquerque, John Altoon, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Lynda Benglis, Vija Celmins, Gregory Wiley Edwards, Claire Falkenstein, Frank Gehry, David Hockney, John M. Miller, Helmut Newton, Ed Ruscha, Andy Warhol.

Open Thurs.-Sun., 12-6 p.m.

Vernon Street Open Studios

Hello, neighbor; it’s been a while. Do you fondly remember strolling leisurely through studios on a crisp fall weekend to take in the wonderful array of talent open studios has to offer? .... We do too.

On December 3 & 4, after a long four-year hiatus, Vernon Street Studios will open their doors to host their Fall/Winter open studios.

While art creation can be a solo practice, art is best appreciated when celebrated with others and the artists of 6 & 20 Vernon Street are thrilled to welcome the public into their workspaces once again.

Dec. 3 and 4, 12 - 6 p.m.

6 and 20 Vernon Street

Somerville, MA 02145  

Fenway Open Studios

Fenway Studios welcomes you to the return of their OPEN STUDIOS Weekend Celebration!

25 artists will be featured in their National Historic Landmark building showing their diverse work for purchase.

Also, we will be hosting our 15th annual food drive, this year to benefit Lifeboat food pantry.

New England Watercolor Society

New Britain Museum of American Art

Image: Edward Burtynsky, Shipyard #11, Qili Port, Zhejiang Province, China,

2005, Chromogenic color print, 41 x 34 inches (framed), Private Collection

Edward Burtynsky: Earth Observed

November 18, 2022 – April 16, 2023

Burtynsky’s largest retrospective in the Northeast, Edward Burtynsky: Earth Observed examines the artist’s career-long documentation of human impact on nature—an endeavor that has led him across North America and around the world, and that has resulted in some of the most iconic, beautiful, and unsettling images of our times. 

New Britain Museum of American Art

56 Lexington Street

New Britain, Connecticut



The Art Drive

This Art Drive one day studio tour is organized by local artists showcasing their creative and professional works.

Visit for details.

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