BWA's Group Events
Latest exhibit at Brooks House Atrium Hallway Gallery
New Passage show continues
BRATTLEBORO: The Atrium Hallway Gallery in the Brooks House offers a new group show for the winter and spring , with an exhibit spotlighting the artwork of six members of Brattleboro-West Arts.
Titled New Passage, the ongoing show’s latest offerings demonstrate the diverse talents of BWA members, from oil paintings by Cyndi M. Ferrante and Cai Xi and watercolors by Maisie Crowther to encaustic paintings by Jen Wiechers, tea bag art by Naomi Lindenfeld and pastels by Lesley Heathcote.
Treat yourself to a visit to the Atrium Hallway Gallery at 132 Main St., and spread the word!
The exhibit is at the invitation of fellow Brattleboro-West Arts members Petria Mitchell and Jim Giddings, owners of the Mitchell ● Giddings Fine Arts gallery. Its Annex exhibit space occupies the main part of the Atrium. They collaborated with the Brooks House management to create a venue in the hallway to showcase local artists.
New England House features work of 6 members
Through winter 2021
Until spring 2021, work of six BWA members is on display at New England House, 254 Marlboro Road in Brattleboro. The artists whose work is featured are: Maisie Crowther, Lesley Heathcote, Stephen Lloyd, Greg Moschetti, Walter Slowinski, and Cai Xi.
Individual Members' Events
Sharon Myers in Ewing Award exhibit
Through June 17 at Jaffrey Civic Center
JAFFREY, N.H.:As a 2022 recipient of a Ruth and James Ewing Arts Award, Sharon Myers is included in a current exhibit at the Jeffrey Civic Center recognizing Ewing award winners of the past. Sculptors, painters, writers and those in intermedia categories will be recognized in this exhibition and accompanying performances from May 13 through June 17. Details here.
The awards, which are in their eighth year, are a partnership between Arts Alive! and The Keene Sentinel. The awards recognize excellence in the arts from the Monadnock Region and southern Vermont. More than 50 submissions were made last year, from which the winners were selected.
Myers was recognized in the category of three-dimensional arts. See her profile video here.
Fellow BWA members Petria Mitchell and Jim Giddings, owners of Mitchell ● Giddings Fine Arts gallery, 181-183 Main St. in Brattleboro, also were recognized with a 20222 Ewing award as presenters of the arts. See their profile video here.
Naomi Lindenfeld to lead adult ceramics workshop
Aug. 6-12, part of Putney School's Adult Studio Arts & Writing Week
Naomi Lindenfeld will teach a workshop as part of The Putney School Adult Studio Arts & Writing Week, Aug. 6-12.
The focus will be on a variety of colored slip techniques. A different method will be explored each day. Naomi will also show ways of working with hand-built construction methods to make functional or sculptural pieces. If you don’t have access to a kiln, she will fire pieces after the workshop.
The workshop will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. There are options to commute or stay on campus. For details and to register, visit Naomi's website or the Putney School's site.
Journeys: The Life and Work of Jackie Abrams
New book chronicles the legacy of her creative and social justice work
The much-awaited Journeys: The Life and Work of Jackie Abrams, edited by artist and friend Beth Hester, is now available! This 52-page, image-rich book brings awareness of the fiber artist's remarkable voice through the forms and artwork she created over the past four-and-a-half decades. Through text and photos, the book documents the innovative basketry, open-handed teaching approach, social justice work, and Jackie Abrams's wide-ranging influence on the world of contemporary art in her personal, artistic, and professional journeys.
Readers can also flip through it electronically here.
Find out more about current and ongoing exhibits featuring Jackie's works.