January 19, 2023

Multitdes of multimedia

In this blast

:: Out of One, Many / Headscapes at Portland Museum of Art

:: Crosscurrents: The Intersection of Cultures at the Lexington Arts Society

:: Scott Wittman: Justice at Nesto Gallery

Sponsored By: Women's Rural Entrepreneurial Network, Armenian Museum, Digital Silver Imaging, The Boston Printmakers, J.S. Dykes and the Artscope Tablet Edition


This week we're presenting Portland Museum of Art, Lexington Arts Society and Nesto Gallery.

This series of shows is sure to wash away the "January blues." From delicate and intimate small-scale ceramics to stunning photography to cross-cultural explorations, a visual feast awaits visitors to these shows.

Make sure to update your Artscope Magazine App in the app store and leave a review to get the complete experience for our January/February 2023 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

Out of One, Many / Headscapes at Portland Museum of Art

in Portland, Maine, through March 5.

Kathy Butterly, Super Bloom, 2019, clay, glaze, 6 1/4" x 9 1/2" x 10". The Ruttenberg '52 Collection, Chicago. ©Kathy Butterly. Image courtesy the artist and James Cohan, New York. Photo: Alan Wiener. 

The Portland Museum of Art presents Out of One, Many / Headscapes, an exhibition of small ceramic works by Kathy Butterly. These delicate, small-scale pieces that "belie their size in meaning and complexity." This exhibit pulls together art from two bodies of work, Out of One, Many, which showcases the "anthropomorphic, playful, intricate and provocative," side of Butterly, and Headscapes, which displays 10 pieces made specifically for this show. The gallery is open Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m.- 6 p.m., and Friday, 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. The Portland Museum of Art is located at 7 Congress Square, Portland, ME. For more information, please visit here..

Crosscurrents: The Intersection of Cultures at Lexington Arts Society

in Lexington, Massachusetts, through January 29

Photo courtesy of Lexington Arts Society.

Lexington Arts Society presents Crosscurrents: The Intersection of Cultures, an exhibition put on in conjunction with Chinese American Association of Lexington that "explores the convergence of Chinese and American cultures." This show brings together artwork in a number of mediums that celebrates Chinese American culture. The show is open Thursday to Friday, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m., and Saturday to Sunday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Lexington Arts Society is located at 130 Waltham St, Lexington, MA. For more information, please visit here.

Scott Wittman: Justice at Nesto Gallery

in Milton, Massachusetts, January 8 to February 11

Scot J. Wittman "Star Trail Dancer," 2022.

Nesto Gallery presents Scot J. Wittman: Justice, a multi-faceted exhibition that aims to achieve artist Scot J. Wittman's goal of "[shining] light on shifting human capability and its global impact," with "equal parts celebration and suspicion." Justice uses photography, digital artwork, NFTs, drawing, sculpture and painting to give viewers a well-rounded and deep exhibition. The gallery is open Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Nesto Gallery is located at 170 Centre Street Milton, MA. For more information, please visit here.

Sponsored By: Women's Rural Entrepreneurial Network, Armenian Museum, Digital Silver Imaging, The Boston Printmakers, J.S. Dykes and the Artscope Tablet Edition

Women's Rural Entrepreneurial Network

Kimberly Druker Stockwell, Red Sunset Over Valley, oil on canvas, 30" x 36".

Celebrate the beauty of our natural landscape with Light & Form: Northern Landscapes, featuring artists Kimberly Druker Stockwell, Jane Elfner, and Chris Whiton, at WREN!



The Boston Printmakers

2023 North American Print Biennial 

Garrett Gould: “Wreath” (detail), wood, paint, whistles, 13” x 3” x 13”, 2022

(Photography: Clint Baclawski) 

Exhibition dates:

October 10 – December 9, 2023

at the 808 Gallery, Boston University

2023 Juror: Elizabeth M. Rudy,

Curator of Prints at the Harvard Art Museums

$12,000 in prizes.

Calendar for submission:

Call open May 12 through 2023, June 7, 2023

Notifications emailed.

Full information and prospectus, use this link:


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Digital Silver Imaging


J.S. Dykes

Paintings, Prints & Process: An exhibition of work by J.S. Dykes.

Broad collection including select examples of process.

Opening Reception: Saturday, January 21, 2023, 5 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Show runs through 2/17/23.

Gallery open by appointment from 1/22/23


Armenian Museum

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

Now extended through February 26!

“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.

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