The weather cooperated this time for the third annual Arts on the Green at Elm Bank. The gardens provided a spectacular backdrop for participating WSA artists Maria Babb, Mi Herzog, Sally Meding, Dottie Laughlin, and Bobbie Suratt who showed their work. Many other local artists also showcased their work on the Art Walk. Visitors enjoyed garden tours, picnics and music by LIVEWIRE BOSTON.
Wellesley Society of Artists member Eddie Bruckner was chosen to be a part of the Davis Gallery’s latest juried show, “Nonobjective Now: New England Artists Explore Abstraction.” The opening reception will be held at the Davis Gallery in Worcester on September 22, 2017 and the exhibit will run though January 5, 2018. The painting chosen for this exhibit, “Mosaic Color Grid: The Dance, Structure & Movement” was recently exhibited at the Wellesley Society of Artists’ 2017 Spring Show at the Wellesley Community Center.
Nonobjective NOW: New England Artists Explore Abstraction at the Davis Gallery in Worcester, MA
The play of light and color, the interaction of geometric forms, the essence of an idea: these are the hallmarks of nonobjective art. Discover a rich variety of contemporary interpretations in this juried exhibition, featuring painting, sculpture, photography, mixed media, fiber art, and design.
Early this summer Lori Mehta was contacted by furniture and decorating retailer Maine Cottage about selling prints of her work through them. In addition, they “featured” Lori in their fall catalog. Prints of 15 paintings are currently available, and more will be added for their Spring catalog. This “feature” will soon be online as well, but is currently only in the Fall copy catalog. Lori says, “It’s been great working with them, and I could not think of a better match for some of my work”. To see some of Lori’s prints, visit www.mainecottage.com.
WSA Exhibiting Members, Yvonne Unger and Nancy Present-Van Broekhoven are exhibiting their artwork in the Wakelin Room of the Wellesley Free Library during September. The show, “Nature, Naturally” features their work in watercolor. The artists’ reception will take place on September 23rd from 2-4pm in the Wakelin Room. The reception is open to the public.
WSA Exhibiting Member, Deborah Friedman, received one of six juror awards for her drawing “Heart Line” in the Attleboro Art Museum’s National Juried Exhibition “Line,” up from June 15-July 15, 2017. There were 1,000 entries from 22 states in the US, and 100 pieces were selected for the exhibition.
Also, Deborah’s drawing “Angle of Repose” has been awarded Second Place in the 2017 Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts 106th Annual Juried Exhibition, currently up at the Mystic Museum of Art in Mystic, CT from June 16 – July 29, 2017.