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Copley Society of Art “New Members Exhibition”

January 11 @ 11:00 am - February 22 @ 6:00 pm

The Copley Society of Art (COA) will present the “New Members Show” an exhibition in the Upper Gallery that features the 22 new members accepted into the gallery in 2017. Selected by the membership committee of the COA new members are accepted for membership only if their work is truly outstanding. To celebrate the “New Members Show”, an opening reception will be held on Thursday, January 11 from 5:30pm – 7:30pm at the COA Gallery located at 158 Newbury St in Boston. This exhibition will be open January 11 – February 22. The Copley Society of Art is open Tuesday – Saturday  11am – 6pm, and Sundays from Noon- 5pm.

Notable emerging artists include the Safarani Sisters, Iranian twin sisters, whose mixed painting and video art has garnered attention from the Boston Globe and the Museum of Fine Arts. Additionally, local artist Lori Mehta (WSA exhibiting member) has received awards for her artwork featured in nationally juried exhibitions, and British abstract photographer Roger Palframan is utilizing innovative techniques to create striking images of rhythmic environments.

The following new artist members, who will be featured in the exhibit along with their colleagues:

Serena Bates (Bradford, RI)
Robin Colodzin (Rockport, MA)
Cindy Crimmin (Acton, MA)
Hannah Cole Dahar (Manchester, NH)           

Thomas Darsney (Salem, MA)

David Drinon (Andover, MA)

Nicolas Fox (Valatie, NY)
Chris Gill (Somerville, MA)

Debra Keirce (Broadlands, VA)

Anya Leveille (Worcester, MA)

Ellen McGill (West Roxbury, MA)

Kathryn McMahon (Ft. Myers, FL)
Lori Mehta (Wellesley, MA)
Stelios Mormoris (Boston, MA and Martha’s Vineyard, MA)

Ginny Nickerson (North Chatham, MA)
Ann O’Dowd (Newton, MA)
Roger Palframan (United Kingdom and Cambridge, MA)

Safarani Sisters (Tehran, Iran and Somerville, MA) Rosalie Sidoti (Ipswich, MA)
Susan Stranz (North Dartmouth, MA)
Amy Surman (Newton, MA)
Tony Visco (Plymouth, MA)

Two of Lori Mehta’s paintings, “Unplugged” and “Backyard Dreams” will be in the show:




January 11 @ 11:00 am
February 22 @ 6:00 pm


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