Debra Tillar has recently been accepted to participate in the Art-o-mat project sponsored by Artists in Cellophane of Winston-Salem, NC. Art-o-mats are vintage cigarette vending machines that have been refurbished to sell miniature works of original art for $5. They are located in museums, retail stores, restaurants, and a wide variety of other institutions around the country. Debra’s miniature dreamcatchers are being sold in vending machines located in the Smithsonian Museum of American Art, the Visual Arts Center of Richmond, and several locations in Arizona and New Mexico. For more information about Art-o-mat go to: http://www.artomat.org/about/
Elizabeth D’Amico is exhibiting her mixed media collage “Walk Softly” at the juried show, Perform Your Feminisms at the Lamont Gallery in Exeter, NH from February 23 – April 21. The Opening Reception is Friday, February 23 from 5:30PM-7:30PM, with a gallery talk on Saturday at 10AM. She is also showcasing some mixed media pieces in the juried Black & White show at the Library Arts Center in Newport, NH from February 10 – April 7. That Opening Reception is February 9 from 5PM-7PM. She also has unframed experimental works and one framed monotype as part of McGowan Fine Art’s Love, Lust & Desire X exhibit up through February 16 in Concord, NH.
Linda Hefner is exhibiting her piece “Winter Nasturtiums” at the Winter Juried Show, Part Two in Newburyport from February 9 – March 3. This piece received first place in the acrylic category. Opening Reception for this exhibit is Saturday, February 10 from 7PM-9PM. Visit: http://newburyportart.org/?page_id=51 to learn more.
Marta Spendowska is a part of “Shift Register”, a group exhibition, on view from March 2nd to March 24th. This show is at FOUNDATION Art Space, located at 111R Water St. in Exeter! The show is guest curated by Shaina Gates, and features the work of several local artists. Opening Reception is March 2nd from 5PM-8PM. The artwork included in this show showcases a wide variety and range, from sound and video installations all the way to representational drawings, the work is notably varied!
Debbie Mueller has a solo exhibit displayed in the lobby/reception area of the Seacoast Repertory Theater on Bow Street in Portsmouth that runs through March 4. Her artwork is accompanying the musical production of The Hunchback of Notre Dame.
Kent Maxwell is currently showing some of his small works pieces at the Nahcotta Gallery right here in Portsmouth.
Bill Gotha has begun an ad campaign in Fine Art Today, a weekly e-newsletter published by Fine Art Connoisseur. His ad will run twice a month in the first banner position. If you’re interested in receiving Fine Art Today, go to the home page of Fine Art Connoisseur and sign up for your free subscription. Lots of good art and artist info. His painting, Forest Drumlin, won First Prize for oils/acrylics at Cape Cod Art Center’s regional juried exhibit. His other western art piece, Late Day at Monture Creek, was selected by the Missoula Art Museum to be part of their annual exhibit/auction.
Joe Flaherty is involved in some pretty exciting stuff! His artwork is in a Families First calendar (a Portsmouth based community outreach service). The Yale-New Haven Labor and Delivery Center will have his paintings in their maternity ward!
Ellen Sidor has been juried into the League of NH Craftsmen as a stone carver for 2018!
Vandy Leigh is working on opening an Arts Center in East Kingston, NH. This center would be a great addition to the Seacoast Area as it will offer individual artist studio spaces, classes, workshops and demonstrations.
Jessica Fligg is in-charge of the upcoming “Call for Art” Trading Card project in the gallery! She has started working on an interesting project. She is currently restoring/remodeling a 1969 camper to use as a mobile art studio! To find out more please visit this web address: https://mylittle69camper.blogspot.com/